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A number of titles published by Electronic Arts are available right now on GOG.com as DRM-free downloads. There are about 42 games that are currently discounted on GOG and they're only gong to be available at up to 60% off for the next eight hours.
If you go over to the weekend promo collection on GOG.com you'll find each of the games listed in order. There are a lot of classic titles there, including BioWare's highly lauded Jade Empire, which was a cult-classic that released back on the OG Xbox and PC many years ago. Fans have been asking BioWare about a sequel for ages but I doubt we'll get one any time soon.
A lot of other classics from the heyday of EA are also discounted, such as Westwood Studios' amazing point-and-click series, The Legend of Kyrandia. When you think of an enchanting and beautifully designed adventure game, it's hard to top Westwood's original Legend of Kyrandia... in fact, I would love to see a remake of that game made with today's technology. You can get the three games for only $2.39 each, down from the original $5.99 price point.
Chris Roberts' legendary Wing Commander series, some of which starred Star Wars actor and long-time voice of the Joker, Mark Hamill, are also discounted greatly. You can pick them up for $2.39 each. Wing Commander along with Privateer are the games that have been the foundation for Roberts to return to gaming with RSI and Cloud Imperium Games to crowd-fund the $100 million dollar indie title, Star Citizen. So if you're curious about where the roots for the upcoming persistent space sim came from, GOG.com has you covered.
Other classics like Syndicate Wars and Syndicate Plus are also discounted as well, these were popular games with the niche cyberpunk crowd back in the day. EA tried their hand at revitalizing the brand with a reboot of Syndicate but it turned out to be another Hollywood-style, linear set-piece extravaganza, resulting in the title quickly being forgotten about shortly after it released. In fact the two most important features of the game was the cool dubstep remix of the original theme song and the co-op survival missions.
Two of my personal favorites are also on the list, which includes Crusader: No Regret and Crusader: No Remorse. They were some really awesome, frantic, isometric shooters. The best way to describe them is that they were like X-Com: Apocalypse with real-time player control instead of the strategy game controls. Their biggest drawback in the 1990s was that they were both buggy and very difficult to run. Many nights were spent troubleshooting those gloriously glitchy gems.
There are a couple of recent titles (or more recent than the 1980s and 1990s) on the list as well, including Clive Barker's Undying, which came out back in 2001. I still remember and listen to Bill Brown's demo song for that game that they used during the promos leading up to release. 2004's Medal of Honor: Allied Assault is also available, but I can tell you right now that it isn't a very good game, and if you want a classic World War II shooter you do better getting Call of Duty 2.
SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition is also on the list along with SimCity 2000 Special Edition, so if you're looking for some good SimCity titles to explore, those are worth checking out. You only have a limited time to get in on the deals so be sure to act quick.