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Posts tagged “GameStop”

Insomniac’s Song Of The Deep Diving Down In July

With all the buzz surrounding Consoleland's Ratchet & Clank reimagining lately, it's almost easy to forget Insomniac Games are bringing something to PC this year. Song of the Deep [official site] is a stylish underwater Metroidvania that marks a rare foray into PC development for the serial console game devs. Publishers GameStop have now announced July 12 as its release date, and have also revealed…

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Indies vs Gamestop/Impulse

Last week's news that US high street gaming market-choker Gamestop had acquired the Impulse download service from Stardock caused a whole lot of shock in these parts. Looks like PC gamers weren't the only ones a little troubled by the news; Star Ruler dev Blind Mind Studios has pulled its sci-fi grand strategy game from the digital store in protest.

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Impulse Sale Good For Indies Say Stardock

We've just spoken to Stardock's boss regarding the story we just reported, that GameStop has purchased Stardock's digital download service, Impulse. And no, it's not an April Fool. The megacorp plans to integrate Impulse into their own website in the coming months, although Stardock say that at least for the foreseeable future Impulse will still be run by its current staff. This is certain the…

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GameStop Swallow Impulse And Spawn Labs

Whoah! RPS reader Oak sends words that US game retailer GameStop has acquired both Impulse, Stardock's independant digital distribution service, and Spawn Labs, a cloud gaming service, all with the aim of developing GameStop's "growing suite of digital game products and services". This press release on the subject says that Impulse's digital download services will be fully integrated with GameStop "within the next few months".…

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