90s classics The 7th
Guest and The 11th Hour are being prepped for a GOG.com
relaunch as developer Trilobyte Games joins the site's partners.
Whereas the 1993/95 titles originally commanded a premium price –
while sending players out in their droves to pick up one of those
fancy new “CD-ROM” drives to run the software – they'll soon be
available for $9.99 apiece on GOG (which you of course remember used to be Good Old Games).
It's fair to say that
Trilobyte's titles had a big part in catalyzing the multimedia
revolution of 1990s computing, with many players having never
experienced the likes of Guest's live-action acting, pre-rendered CG
and orchestral score. While many of their gee-whiz technological
advances are the sort of thing we nowadays take for granted, the
titles remain a noteworthy entry in gaming's long journey from
childish diversion into respectable entertainment medium. Also, Guest
features a ghost who attacks by whipping your ass with his six-foot
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