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PC Gaming Alliance Gains Several New Members, Including Gas Powered Games

By Chris Faylor, Aug 12, 2009 10:37am PDT

Supreme Commander and Demigod developer Gas Powered Games is among the latest to join the PC Gaming Alliance, a distinction that also applies to...


""I'll be buying all his games even if they suck. :)" How will this help anything? We don't ..."

- Marrbe see all 58 comments

Street Fighter 4 PC Coming to US on July 7, Digital Distribution Outlets Revealed

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2009 3:10pm PDT

The PC version of Street Fighter IV will hit North American retailers on July 7, Capcom business development VP Christian Svensson recently...


"Yeah but, why play for free when you can pay money to play? Oh wait..."

- EternaLife see all 28 comments

Shack PSA: Overlord Playable for Free on GameTap Tomorrow

By Blake Ellison, Oct 22, 2008 4:20pm PDT

Attention Shacknews shoppers! We at Shacknews know that you're a cheapskate that you appreciate a good value, and with that in mind we thought...


"Well, I didn't need a subscription and it plays fine. I missed out on this game somehow at ..."

- AndySoft see all 15 comments

Shack PSA: Fallout Free on GameTap

By Nick Breckon, Sep 25, 2008 12:38pm PDT

Just in time for the run-up to Bethesda's Fallout 3, GameTap has added both of Black Isle's original Fallout RPGs to its lineup. To celebrate, the...


"Hey i am a huge Fallout fan, anyone wanna gather around an old rusty oil drum and take turns ..."

- Angry Max see all 23 comments

GameTap Sold, Still Alive

By Blake Ellison, Sep 24, 2008 3:20pm PDT

GameTap, Turner Broadcasting's digital distribution service for PC games, has been sold to Paris-based Metaboli, a European digital distribution...


"That is truly awesome, i've used Metaboli for some months last year and it's a fantastic ..."

- Djsoulshot see all 6 comments

Turner Selling Off GameTap

By Chris Faylor, Aug 06, 2008 10:32am PDT

Turner Broadcasting is preparing to sell its PC digital distribution platform GameTap, Turner parent company Time Warner revealed in financial...


"I just got the year subscription for $60. Just $5 a month when you do it that way."

- Medieval Barber see all 33 comments

GameTap Signs THQ Games: Company of Heroes, S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Titan Quest, More

By Aaron Linde, Jul 22, 2008 10:05am PDT

Subscription-based PC gaming service GameTap has agreed to bring a number of games published by THQ to the service, the company announced today....


"exactly, and most of the time you dont get the newest exp packs either, like with Civ4 and ..."

- Jayx77 see all 20 comments

GameTap to Offer Classic Interplay Titles

By Aaron Linde, Jun 02, 2008 3:02pm PDT

GameTap today announced an expanded partnership with Interplay to make several of the company's titles such as Fallout, MDK and Descent available...


"Classic Interplay? Try Wasteland and Neuromancer then we'll talk about classics coming ..."

- bored see all 18 comments

Deus Ex Coming to GameTap's Free Game Roster Next Week

By Aaron Linde, May 28, 2008 8:00pm PDT

Subscription-based PC gaming service GameTap announced today that Ion Storm's shooter-RPG hybrid Deus Ex (PC, PS2) will be available to play free...


"Thanks guys for pointing out for the texture packs. I'll be sure to check them out. Altho stuff ..."

- VisitorQ see all 94 comments

GameTap Axes Derek Smart Publishing Deal

By Chris Faylor, Feb 14, 2008 11:42am PST

GameTap will no longer be publishing Derek Smart's episodic game series, the company revealed to Gamasutra. Announced in early 2007, Galactic...


"Well then, have fun with Wii-ponies. I hear it's pretty easy - just press the "A" button, like ..."

- wytefang see all 19 comments

GameTap to Discontinue Uru Live in April

By Aaron Linde, Feb 04, 2008 4:00pm PST

Cyan Worlds' Myst Online: Uru Live (PC) is scheduled to be removed from GameTap's on-demand gaming service in April, according to GameTap content...


"I enjoyed this game, but ultimately I felt like there wasn't enough content to keep me engaged. ..."

- dirge23 see all 11 comments

GameTap Approaches 1,000 Games, Offers Free Sam & Max

By Chris Faylor, Oct 18, 2007 8:40am PDT

GameTap, the Turner Broadcasting-owned PC digital distribution platform, will celebrate the addition of its 1,000th game on November 15. With the...


"run a virtual machine with Windows XP ? oh the irony if it worked well..."

- doomed see all 20 comments

GameTap Adds Clockwork Knight, Penumbra Overture, 27 Free Games

By Chris Faylor, Oct 04, 2007 8:15am PDT

Sega's Clockwork Knight, the company's toy-oriented side scrolling Saturn launch title, marks one of the three latest additions to GameTap's...


"I used to have a GameTap subscription but didn't have enough time to justify the monthly ..."

- _myself_ see all 2 comments

GameTap Going International in Early 2008

By Chris Faylor, Sep 18, 2007 1:50pm PDT

An international English-language version of GameTap is planned for release in the "beginning of 2008," GameTap VP of content Ric Sanchez told...


"strange that I have searched the website now for 2 days and still havent found a way to ..."

- Cyrene see all 7 comments

GameTap, Codemasters Team Up

By Chris Faylor, Aug 01, 2007 10:01am PDT

GameTap and Codemasters today announced a multi-year agreement that will see Codemasters PC titles appear exclusively on the Turner Broadcasting...


"Fairly cheap monthly fee, and a shitload of excellent games to download and play. It's a bit ..."

- Orange Pylon see all 7 comments