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GameTap is not dead yet, confirmed after poking it with a stick


Jul 02
After GameTap fired its entire editorial staff, the assumption was that the downloadable game service was in a decent amount of financial trouble. Recently, GameDaily conducted an interview with GameTap’s vice president... read

American McGee's Grimm has a delightful intro song


Jun 12
I might not be the biggest American McGee fan, but I can never pass up a good videogame intro song. Needless to say, the opening number for American McGee’s Grimm does not fail on that front.The concept of turning fami... read

More of Interplay's greatest coming to GameTap


Jun 02
GameTap announced today that it will be expanding its library with more classic Interplay games this summer. Here's the official lowdown on the matter:As part of this expansive agreement, GameTap will now feature additional I... read

GameTap editors pick their top 5 games of 2007


Dec 19
This is the time of year where game news outlets run their top games of 2007 list. GameTap's official list will come early next year, but for now their editors have all listed their personal choices.Games like Portal, BioShoc... read

Street Fighter: 3rd Strike coming to GameTap next week


Dec 16
In what can only be a carefully planned marketing attack to coincide with the recent bevy of Street Fighter IV information, Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike will be coming to GameTap on December 20. The bad news? It's the Dream... read

Worst of GameTap: Catz 5: CRUSHER OF SOULS


Nov 21
[Editor's note: BahamutZero really loves GameTap. So much so, that he's on a mission to play every single game they have. Of course, do something like this and you're bound to come across some really horrible games. Luc... read

GameTap adds 1,000th game to library, conquers universe


Nov 16
Mark your calendars, folks. Today, GameTap adds two more titles to its already staggering amount of games to finally hit the magic number of 1,000. This makes GameTap easily the largest on-demand gaming service ever created. ... read

Don't fear the reaper, play him!


Oct 31
In honor of Halloween, GameTap has pulled together a pretty solid list of games that feature Mr. Death himself, the Grim Reaper.The list includes obvious nods to Death Jr. and Grim Fandango, both stellar games that feature a... read

GameTap kicks off Indie games banner with two new titles


Sep 10
We've known about GameTap's plans to get into the independent games distribution business, and now it's official with the launch of Blast Miner (puzzle) and Morning's Wrath (role-playing). The news comes from Angled Whiteboar... read

Game|Life interviews Pre-Teen Raider writer, fails to use term 'boobtastic'


Aug 11
Game|Life -- Wired's foray into talk of gaming as more than an obscure art movement on par with Dadaism or Pogs -- has just posted an interview with Gail Simone, writer of GameTap's new animated look at the young life of Ms. ... read

GameTap is coming to Justin Long ... er ... Macs


Jun 20
Aside from impressing liberal arts majors, traditionally, there has been no reason for a gamer to own a Mac. While Mr. Jobs' sleek machines exude all the hipster appeal of Vice Magazine and Momus albums, they simply do no... read

Sam and Max: Season 1 to hit retail with bonus content


Jun 07
Subscribers of Gametap have known what's up for awhile -- the digitally distributed Sam and Max: Season 1 was a blast for fans of the point-and-click adventure genre. Now that the six episode season has wrapped, Season 1 ... read

McGee to bring Grimm to Gametap in two dozen pieces; Humpy Dumpty weeps


May 29
A few days ago, game designer American James McGee starting yapping on American McGee's personal blog about American McGee's secret project, a Gametap exclusive title, American McGee's Grimm. The game, being deve... read

Panzer Dragoon, PD Zwei coming to GameTap; also, Jesus bought you a puppy


Apr 14
Ted Turner is totally awesome.Not only does he command one of the most powerful moustaches this side of Tom "Moustache P.I." Selleck, he was the creator of one of the most influential, and endearing television shows... read

Sega Saturn appears on Gametap


Apr 06
Gametap has such a soft spot for the retro gamer. I remember the first time I logged in, I spent the first 20 minutes salivating on my keyboard at the range of classic titles they offered (Infocom has it's own CATEGORY??... read

AWOMO: Branson's new baby


Feb 27
If Gametap is the whore of video game content delivery, then Richard Branson's unfortunately named AWOMO (A World of My Own) is the new kid on the block. This poor, dumpy kid will inevitably get beat up, even though it... read

Sam and Max possibly coming to 360, Orbach possibly coming back from dead


Feb 25
Gamespot has done some investigative snooping only to come up with the hypothesis that the recent Sam and Max games may be heading to the Xbox 360. While it is just a rumor, signs including Telltale's (the developers beh... read

Gametap is cheap and easy, like a good whore should be


Feb 22
A few days ago, superstar editor and sometimes gastrointestinal specialist Aaron Linde said to me, "You know, I want to check out Myst Online: Uru Live and Gametap is having an introductory special where the first mont... read






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