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Gamefly discounts used games in end-of-year sale

Finish your holiday shopping already? Well, if you've got some spare coin and are looking to treat yourself for getting your shopping done early for once, you may be interested in Gamefly's end of year sale. It's a pretty big sale, guys. Gamefly's used titles on Xbox 360, DS, 3DS, Wii and PS3...

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GameFly PC client enters public beta, Direct2Drive acquisition put to use

GameFly announced this morning that its PC client has entered public beta, with the highlight of the app being the Unlimited PC Play library for GameFly members. The Unlimited Play section is a nice bonus for members. While there's a lot of dreck to sift through, there's good stuff like Prince...

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier marches to retail on March 6, 2012 [Update: Ubisoft confirms!]

Just about every retailer on the planet agrees: the future is a lot closer than you may think! And here we were waiting for 30 Helens to agree this whole time ... Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is apparently slated for launch on March 6, according to listings on Gamefly, Amazon, Target,...

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GameFly expresses confidence as Netflix muscles in

GameFly is putting on a strong face as it prepares for its greatest competitor to the game rental space to date: Netflix. Well, the behemoth's disc distribution division is called Qwikster now -- a change that's taking folks some time to wrap their brains around -- but the fact remains: Netflix's...

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GameFly to add 'Unlimited PC Play' this holiday

GameFly will launch a new digital client this holiday, the biggest benefit of which will be a new "Unlimited PC Play" service. It will allow subscribers to download and play any offered PC/Mac games, presenting a natural evolution of the service since it acquired IGN's Direct2Drive platform...

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GameFly acquisition of Direct2Drive official

Today, game rental service GameFly confirmed last week's rumor that it will acquire the digital game retailer Direct2Drive from IGN. The acquisition of Direct2Drive will add more than 3,000 PC and Mac games to GameFly's existing library of console titles. While terms of the deal are not disclosed...

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Rumor: IGN selling Direct2Drive to Gamefly

IGN's Direct2Drive is allegedly being sold to GameFly, MCV reports. An official announcement is expected next week. Direct2Drive does offer a limited selection of game rentals, which fits in directly with GameFly's business model. Sources, while unable to confirm the sale, do tell us that IGN has...

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GameFly wins in United States Postal Service dispute

GameFly's two-year dispute with the United States Postal Service concluded with the Postal Regulatory Commission agreeing that preferential treatment was given to by-mail movie services like Netflix and Blockbuster. Gamespot reports that the PRC plans to remedy the issue by having the USPS...

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Prince of Persia Trilogy HD listed by GameFly for March

Rental service GameFly has a listing for Prince of Persia Trilogy HD with a March 22, 2011 release date. The game was previously announced as being disc-based only for Europe, Middle East and African territories. All three games were released in North America via digital distribution on the...

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GameFly reveals the 'most requested' games of 2010

Online rental service GameFly has named its "most requested" games of 2010. The rankings are based on each member's GameQ, which is "a personal wish list of games available for rent." Given the inconsistent availability of titles offered through the service, sometimes "wish list" is right....

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