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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...

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""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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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....

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- Orange Pylon see all 7 comments