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Analyst: Consoles Will Generate $8 Billion in Online Sales in 2013

By Blake Ellison, Sep 04, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Five years is virtually an eternity in gaming years, but that hasn't stopped analyst Michael Cai at Parks Associates from looking that far into the...

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"Its bad news. Part of that I'm sure will come for charging for "extra content" something people ..."

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EA: Retailers Not Threatened by Digital Distribution, Games Too Large to Go Download-only

By Chris Faylor, Aug 29, 2008 12:45pm PDT

As some predict that digital sales and downloads of video games will soon render traditional retailers obsolete, Electronic Arts European...

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"Digital distribution is the future, and I'm all for it, but with multiple ISPs introducing ..."

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'No Question' Digital Downloads will Surpass Retail, Says Microsoft VP

By Aaron Linde, Aug 06, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Amid increasing revenues for digitally distributed games and downloadable content, a Microsoft executive affirmed his belief that digital sales...

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"I literally have a dresser drawer filled with the boxes of games I've bought in the past. ..."

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Penny Arcade Launches Digital Distribution Site

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2008 10:46am PDT

Independent developer Hothead Games and gaming webcomic Penny Arcade today announced Greenhouse, a website that will focus on selling downloadable...

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"In the days before digital distribution the way we got our games was "fractured" into a ..."

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Analyst: PC Sales Reflect Shift to Digital Distribution

By Aaron Linde, Jan 25, 2008 12:04pm PST

An NPD analyst says that the $60 million drop in PC software retail revenue from 2006 to 2007 reflects the industry's movement towards digital...

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"Quake Zero won't be in a Web Browser! Id never stated that. In fact john carmack hates ..."

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Steel Penny Games Founded by Ex-Naughty Dog Staff; Pursues Furry Games, Digital Distribution

By Chris Faylor, Jan 25, 2008 8:04am PST

Steel Penny Games today revealed itself to the general public, announcing its intent to focus on digitally distributed titles. The developer...

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"blegh..the cat doesn't look right. They should look up old Disney cartoons/movies to get a good ..."

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The Potential Profits and Perils of Digital Distribution

By Chris Remo, Oct 15, 2006 10:00pm PDT

Last week saw two major developments in the world of digital distribution of PC games. First, we got an answer to one question that is frequently...

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"Steam charges $10 for transfers of single games. Which sucks. It's the ONLY thing that I really ..."

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Microsoft Onboard For Digital Distribution

By Chris Remo, Aug 15, 2005 2:29pm PDT

Exent Technologies has announced today that they are partnering with Microsoft to bring many of Microsoft Game Studios' PC games to the digital...

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"If I was in his position I'd love to see posts like this, heh."

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