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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.


Mass-distribution store debunked

June 5th, 2006 :: General :: 14 Responses (Feed)

Reports of a new storefront for Steam and the hosting of images from three Activision-published games on it have been debunked by Valve as configuration slip-ups relating to run-of-the-mill development.

Rag Doll studio forsakes digital distribution

May 21st, 2006 :: General :: 9 Responses (Feed)

Mark Healey has founded ‘Media Molecule’, his new development studio, but is slanting its projects to publishers instead of utilising digital distribution.

Red Orchestra load times traced to Steam

April 18th, 2006 :: General :: 36 Responses (Feed)

The long load times that currently plague large numbers of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 users have been traced back to Steam and its new ‘virtual drive’ system, used by Red Orchestra to access its GCFs.

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Nintendo’s Revolution is Steam-powered

April 1st, 2006 :: General :: 23 Responses (Feed)

Nintendo and Valve have announced a partnership covering the digital distribution of games for the Revolution’s ‘Virtual Console’, and the provision of a large number of back-catalogue titles for the PC, both through Steam.

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