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Archive for June 2006:

Prey enters pre-load on Triton

June 29th, 2006 :: Other services :: 35 Responses (Feed)

Prey has begun Pre-loading on Triton. How has the service progressed in its final few months?

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FiOS Grand Tournament: nothing happens

June 27th, 2006 :: Events :: 10 Responses (Feed)

The FiOS Grand Tournament is underway. What effect has its relationship with Steam had?

Virgin to launch ‘rent’ distribution system

June 23rd, 2006 :: General :: 4 Responses (Feed)

Virgin Games is set to see the launch of a proprietary digital distribution service next year, delivering a range of titles through an ephemeral streaming system.


Virtual Drive no longer virtual

June 23rd, 2006 :: Steam updates :: 18 Responses (Feed)

A new filesystem beta started last night, with GCF files abandonded for games using what was once the Steam virtual drive.

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Rag Doll Kung Fu shipping to stores

June 21st, 2006 :: General :: 2 Responses (Feed)

Mark Healey’s Rag Doll Kung Fu will be available on North American store shelves from August, through ‘developer-friendly’ independent publisher Merscom.

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Midway acquire Unreal publishing rights

June 16th, 2006 :: General :: 9 Responses (Feed)

Midway have brought Epic Games’ back catalogue from Atari, ahead of the launch of the ailing publisher’s GamersFirst budget range.