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GameTap closing Atlanta office, focusing on newer PC titles

The slow transition of GameTap since "partnering" with Metaboli back in 2008 continues, with the company shutting down its Atlanta "technical and support team" and sharing some details about the future of the service. Speaking with Joystiq, a GameTap representative explained that by bringing oper...

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GameTap errors caused by current tech, should be remedied by 'end of October'

A GameTap representative has informed Joystiq that the "4100 Error" affecting some games should be fixed with the "new version" of the website launching "by the end of October." GameTap's new website is part of the company's plan to feature "more recent titles," in addition to the retro games the s...

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Pre-order Dawn of War 2 expansion, get Saints Row 2 for free

There's no getting around it -- THQ really, really wants you to play all of its games. After recently revealing that the code included in copies of Darksiders is redeemable for a free copy of Red Faction: Guerrilla, the publisher today announced that those buying the upcoming Dawn of War II expansi...

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GameStop, GameTap and others join PC Gaming Alliance

The PC Gaming Alliance, a non-profit initiative established to preserve and promote the PC Gaming industry, recently added a bevy of heavy hitters to its ranks. Eight more companies have signed on to lend their support to the cause, including GameStop, GameTap, Gas Powered Games, BFG Technologies,...

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Mega64 shills for GameTap

Classic game subscription service GameTap has enlisted Mega64 to create a series of ads, which are currently running on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block. The two ads Mega64 posted on Youtube do an admirable job of explaining what GameTap offers, while also suggesting that either GameTa...

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Verizon to offer GameTap-esque service in the Northeast starting this summer

Announced today and starting "this summer," Verizon will be offering "more than 1,400" PC games through its broadband service, for $9.99 per month. The service boasts a variety of games, ranging from Bejeweled to Splinter Cell, allowing customers to play the games over an internet connection or do...

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GameTap: Emulation 'complexity' holding back Panzer Dragoon Saga

We've received a response from GameTap Community Manager Matt Marchini regarding the current status of Panzer Dragoon Saga. First and foremost, Marchini confirm that GameTap does have the rights to distribute Saga, but does not hold the exclusive publishing rights for the game and is not "barring ...

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GameTap sitting on Panzer Dragoon Saga rights, Joystiq mobilizes masses [update]

Technically, the second half of that headline hasn't happend just yet. We're working on it though, so bear with us. Now, the news: According to GameTap general manager Sene Sorrow, GameTap has the rights to publish Sega's Panzer Dragoon Saga. A little history lesson: Panzer Dragoon Saga received w...

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GameTap taps into Microsoft Game Studios library [update]

GameTap's library of "on demand" games has just gotten that much larger thanks to a partnership with Microsoft Game Studios. Age of Mythology, Age of Empires 2, Fable: The Lost Chapter, Freelancer, Mech Warrior 4: Mercenaries, Rise of Nations and the Zoo Tycoon series are available now and lead of...

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Epic and Metaboli ink deal, Unreal series heading to GameTap

Epic Games, developer of the Gears of War series and everyone's favorite jackrabbit franchise, has apparently signed a deal with Metaboli, the European "partner" to digital download services GameTap and Games Planet, reports Develop. The contract solidifies a three-year partnership between Metabol...

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