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Good Old Games!

July 10th, 2008 :: Other services :: 8 Responses (Feed)

Impulse isn’t inspiring much writing from me at the moment, but CD Projekt’s freshly-announced Good Old Games is another story.

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The Secret of AWOMO’s Island

December 7th, 2007 :: Interviews, Other services :: 22 Responses (Feed)

A World of My Own was billed as the “iTunes of games” during its announcement. It was a ridiculously big claim, an act of hubris perhaps – but I’ve been talking with Rob Donald of Game Domain International about the technology behind the company’s new distribution system, and it’s more accurate a soundbite than we once thought.

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AWOMO beta soon; sign up now

May 27th, 2007 :: Other services :: 5 Responses (Feed)

Virgin Games’ A World of My Own is accepting beta tester applications. As well as early (but NDA-ed) access, “if you’re chosen from one of the first 30,000 players to register you’ll be rewarded with big discounts and special on going privileges”.

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NeoEdge now purely casual

February 18th, 2007 :: Other services :: Comments Off on NeoEdge now purely casual (Feed)

NeoEdge Networks’ grand plans have been scaled back.

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A World Of My Own

February 13th, 2007 :: Other services :: 6 Responses (Feed)

Virgin Games’ upcoming rent-based digital distribution service has been officially announced and named as A World Of My Own. According to Richard Branson, Virgin’s chairman and a well known character in England, the curiously-named system “gives us the opportunity to do for PC games what iTunes has done for music”.

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Prey arrives on Steam; new Triton company

November 30th, 2006 :: New products, Other services :: 12 Responses (Feed)

Two major developments in the Triton/Prey saga tonight—and you thought it was over.

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