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


Jul 02
// Brad Nicholson
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...
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American McGee's Grimm has a delightful intro song


Jun 12
// Jordan Devore
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...
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More of Interplay's greatest coming to GameTap


Jun 02
// Jordan Devore
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...
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GameTap editors pick their top 5 games of 2007


Dec 19
// Dale North
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...
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Street Fighter: 3rd Strike coming to GameTap next week


Dec 16
// Nick Chester
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...
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Worst of GameTap: Catz 5: CRUSHER OF SOULS


Nov 21
// BahamutZero
[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...
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GameTap adds 1,000th game to library, conquers universe


Nov 16
// Savant
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. ...
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Don't fear the reaper, play him!


Oct 31
// Dale North
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...
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GameTap kicks off Indie games banner with two new titles


Sep 10
// Dale North
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...
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Game|Life interviews Pre-Teen Raider writer, fails to use term 'boobtastic'


Aug 11
// Earnest Cavalli
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. ...
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GameTap is coming to Justin Long ... er ... Macs


Jun 20
// Earnest Cavalli
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...
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Sam and Max: Season 1 to hit retail with bonus content


Jun 07
// Nick Chester
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 ...
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McGee to bring Grimm to Gametap in two dozen pieces; Humpy Dumpty weeps


May 29
// Nick Chester
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...
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Panzer Dragoon, PD Zwei coming to GameTap; also, Jesus bought you a puppy


Apr 14
// Earnest Cavalli
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...
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Sega Saturn appears on Gametap


Apr 06
// Colette Bennett
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??...
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby


Feb 27
// Analog Pidgin
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...
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Destructoid's games of the week for 02/25/07: erotic contraption edition!


Feb 25
// Earnest Cavalli
This is a sex machine. Any questions?
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Sam and Max possibly coming to 360, Orbach possibly coming back from dead


Feb 25
// Earnest Cavalli
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...
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Gametap is cheap and easy, like a good whore should be


Feb 22
// Colette Bennett
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...

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