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GameFly year end sale begins today

By Shack Staff, Dec 21, 2011 1:30pm PST

Shacknews' parent company GameFly is clearing out its warehouses, getting ready to stock up on next year's games. So, why not take advantage of some of their deals?


"Selling a used game after you've used an online code is scammy? The game plays without the code ..."

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GameFly digital PC client with 'unlimited PC play' goes open beta

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2011 10:15am PST

GameFly (parent company of Shacknews) has launched the open beta of its PC client, which allows subscribers to manage their GameQ, read Shacknews, and access "Unlimited PC Play," a selection of PC games at no additional cost.


"Interesting. Does GameFly price discriminate members based on region? ..."

- FesterBlatz see all 12 comments

GameFly to launch digital client for PC games

By Shack Staff, Aug 09, 2011 5:30am PDT

GameFly plans to make a dramatic entry this coming holiday into the digital market for PC games.


"Which is why I always keep that in mind before purchasing something on Steam. I ask myself: is ..."

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GameFly acquires PC digital distributor Direct2Drive

By Shack Staff, May 25, 2011 6:00am PDT

Shacknews parent company GameFly announced that it has acquired PC game digital distributor Direct2Drive from IGN Entertainment.


"this is exactly what news corporation wants ,... an observer , which is a SPY there's no ..."

- RuskiSnajper see all 107 comments

GameFly wins USPS discrimination dispute

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 21, 2011 1:00pm PDT

The United States Postal Regulatory Commission has issued a ruling in favor of video game rental service GameFly's discrimination claim against the USPS.


"I'm wondering if it's because of a change in the back end architecture. I know all of existing ..."

- spazzium see all 44 comments

GameFly Reveals Top Games of 2010

By Brian Leahy, Jan 07, 2011 3:00pm PST

Shacknews parent company GameFly has revealed the top ten games of 2010 across all platforms and for each of the six platforms rented. "The list...


"If games get rented more because they are short, should I assume that Red Dead is the shortest ..."

- DeschainVox see all 38 comments

Shack PSA: GameFly Used Game Sale

By Brian Leahy, Dec 22, 2010 12:10pm PST

Shacknews' parent company GameFly is running its year-end sale on used games, which includes free shipping on all used games through January 3,...


"Damn it, I thought Crackdown 2 was in the used section. Oh well."

- inkyspot see all 5 comments

Read Shacknews on Your iPad in the Latest Version of GameFly's GameCenter App

By Garnett Lee, Oct 04, 2010 4:20pm PDT

If you've got an iPad, we've got a new way for you to read Shacknews on it. Our parent company, GameFly, just updated its free GameCenter app to...


"How? Apple Gamecenter = looks like ass, has no games Gamefly Gamecenter = looks sleek and sexy, ..."

- Lightzout see all 16 comments

GameFly 2009 Q Award Winners Revealed

By Chris Faylor, Feb 17, 2010 10:40am PST

The recipients of the community-driven 2009 GameFly Q Awards have been unveiled by the online video game rental agency and Shacknews parent...


"Welcome to the Gamefly Award winners, where the most popular game wins."

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1UP Veteran Garnett Lee Joins Shacknews

By Chris Faylor, Sep 29, 2009 5:00am PDT

Former 1UP Network editor and veteran gaming journalist Garnett Lee has been named editorial director of GameFly Media--a division of GameFly, Inc...


"Ditto. Here to support Garnett. First time visitor too. Just finished watching his first Bonus ..."

- khamsai see all 126 comments

The USPS Responds to GameFly Complaint, Denies Giving Preferential Treatment to Blockbuster

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, May 26, 2009 6:04pm PDT

The United States Postal Service has denied that it is providing preferential treatment to the competitors of videogame rental-by-mail service...


"It's like how I write on my blog anytime someone tells me to STFU with their valid arguments!"

- Agrona see all 91 comments

GameFly Files USPS Complaint over Broken Discs, Claims Preferential Treatment for Competitor

By Chris Faylor, Apr 24, 2009 9:59am PDT

Online game rental service and Shacknews parent company GameFly today filed a formal complaint against the United States Postal Service, alleging...


"Was there something confusing about "Shacknews parent company GameFly" confusing? Reading is so ..."

- Agrona see all 65 comments

GameFly Launches Game Answers

By Greg Mueller, Apr 21, 2009 4:25pm PDT

Online rental hub and Shacknews parent company GameFly today launched Game Answers, a question and answers site focused specifically on video...


"Huh, weird. I actually totally missed the first sentence and had this same reaction. No idea ..."

- Agrona see all 46 comments

GameFly Acquires Shacknews

By Shack Staff, Feb 03, 2009 6:15pm PST

Online rental hub GameFly today announced that it has acquired independent video game website Shacknews. As part of the deal, GameFly has...


"I remember a story in the Stuff that Sucks about a leaky toilet creating a poo river across the ..."

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