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GameTap Thursday: Insecticide, Freak Out & McGee's Sleeping Beauty

Another week, another update to GameTap's service. This week three titles have been added as the company preps the service for a major overhaul. This week's offerings continue the Grimm franchise -- with what GameTap old us is the biggest episode in the series -- while introducing new gamers to...

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GameTap Thursday: Painkiller Overdose, XIII Century Death or Glory

Oh, blargh. Writing this post last week was so much easier when it was about Syberia II. This week, GameTap gold subscribers gain access to a neo-DOOM game and an RTS that might be a good -- wait, no, we take that last bit back. Painkiller: Overdose (Windows) - The pseudo-sequel to the old...

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GameTap Thursday: Syberia II

The mammoth adventure of Syberia concludes in the sequel, now available to GameTap gold subscribers. Syberia II finds Kate Walker giving up on her former life, instead accompanying an eccentric inventor as he seeks out the world's last hairy elephants (hint: they're in Syberia). Don't worry if you...

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GameTap Thursday: Mahjongg Investigation, Shattered Union, Pirates!

GameTap adds some potentially interesting titles this week to its gold service, but the real draw is Sid Meier's Pirates! being offered for free. The Caribbean romp to save your family and get both types of booty will be available gratis for one week. Pirates! is definitely worth checking out if...

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GameTap Thursday: On the GRID

GameTap drives in its first update of the new year with the addition of GRID. Fans of Codemaster's DiRT might find it worth their time to check out the high-speed arcade style races found in GRID. GRID (Windows) - There's something magical about playing this game while sitting in a cardboard...

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GameTap Thursday: Tuesday Edition takes us to Syberia

Fans of the adventure genre should rejoice as GameTap adds 2002's Syberia to its subscription lineup this week. The story follows Kate Walker, a lawyer sent to finalize the takeover of a family-owned French toy factory, who discovers that the owner has died and sets off to find the heir to the...

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GameTap Thursday: Tuesday brings the Overlord for free

This week's additions to GameTap aren't all that exciting, but if you didn't take the opportunity back in October, now's your chance to play Overlord one week for free. The game's minions may be a little glitchy and frustrating at times -- but for free, it's worth a test drive. Stronghold...

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GameTap Thursday: A Grimm Christmas Carol, Dawn of War: Gold

Grimm's second volume ends this week with the negative gnome's (dwarf?) take on A Christmas Carol. The good news is that, instead of the standard 24 hours of free play, the latest episode will be available to freeloaders from now until New Year's Eve. Grimm: A Christmas Carol (Windows) -...

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GameTap Thursday: Grimm meets the Pied Piper

Even more Grimm this week, as the second volume gets ready to wrap up on December 18. We've also got tasty pastries and an open world, alternate-future shooter. Grimm: The Pied Piper (Windows) - Something tells the music won't be as innocently alluring. Digby's Donuts (Windows) - Mmmm,...

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GameTap Thursday: Tuesday brings Golden Goose, Painkiller

GameTap will be updating with Painkiller and a new episode of Grimm today, due to the annual "gobble day" falling on this Thursday. Instead of the normal 24-hour grace period for freeloaders, the new episode of Grimm will be available to non-subscribers through Thanksgiving. Grimm: The Golden...

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