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GameTap partners with Microsoft Games

PC gaming service GameTap has just announced a partnership with the folks at Microsoft Games to bring several of their classic PC titles to subscribers of the service.U.S. and European subscribers will now have access to several of Microsof...   read

 
 
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Metaboli and Epic ink deal, bunch of games added to Gametap

Metaboli and Epic Games recently inked a three-year distribution deal. What does that mean for you? Well, if you’re a Gametap, Metaboli, or Gamesplanet subscriber it means that you now have access to Unreal Gold, Unreal II: The Awaken...   read

 
 
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Gametap drastically reducing library of free games

If you're the kind of person who likes to play videogames and not have to pay for the priviledge, I have some bad news. In an announcement on Wednesday, Gametap revealed that they will be scaling back the size of their free offerings in an ...   read

 
 
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Gametap acquired by Metaboli, aims to create 'global gaming service'

I once thought (and in fact, still think) that GameTap is a fantastic service, but unfortunately I didn't spend the time with it I wanted to as I always seemed to be buying new games and forgetting I had access to so many right on my PC thr...   read

 
 
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How much is that GameTap in the window?

Although the vice president of GameTap had recently stated that things were going great despite the entire editorial team being laid off, it looks like parent company Turner Broadcasting System didn’t share a similarly positive outloo...   read

 
 
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First episode of American McGee's Grimm is out now, free for a limited time

The debut episode of American McGee's Grimm entitled "A Boy Learns What Fear Is" is available for download. As with each of the other 23 game episodes, it will be free for the first 24 hours, otherwise you'll need to have a subscription to ...   read

 
 
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Select THQ titles headed to GameTap

In an effort to offer even more games to its subscribers, GameTap has signed an agreement with THQ for the rights to some of its more recent hits starting this summer.When I think of THQ, "quality" doesn't immediately come to mind...   read

 
 
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Pew! Pew! Preview!: American McGee's Grimm: A Boy Learns What Fear Is

Have you ever found yourself thinking that fairy tales are just too damn happy nowadays? If so, then you may just find a kindred spirit in Spicy Horse Games, a developer that is creating a new franchise that focuses on giving these tales a ...   read

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

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 of content, Ri...   read

 
 
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American McGee's Grimm has a delightful intro song

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 family-friendly fai...   read

 
 


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More of Interplay's greatest coming to GameTap

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 Interplay titles...   read

 
 
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GameTap editors pick their top 5 games of 2007

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, BioShock, Rock Band, a...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter: 3rd Strike coming to GameTap next week

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 Dreamcast version.&n...   read

 
 
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Worst of GameTap: Catz 5: CRUSHER OF SOULS

[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. Luckily, we have B...   read

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

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. If you haven't ...   read

 
 
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Don't fear the reaper, play him!

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 reaper charact...   read

 
 
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GameTap kicks off Indie games banner with two new titles

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 Whiteboards, the unoffic...   read

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

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. Lara Croft. Top...   read

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

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 not offer the bro...   read

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

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 will be coming ...   read

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

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 developed as a seri...   read

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

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 of the last mi...   read

 
 
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Sega Saturn appears on Gametap

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?? ROCK). You nev...   read

 
 
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby

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's only a m...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's games of the week for 02/25/07: erotic contraption edition!

This is a sex machine. Any questions?   read

 
 
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