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Tuesday, 18 March 2008 05:19
You know sometimes I'm thinking about building a whole section of the website just to announce the game developers joining Valve's Steam? Then I tell myself: "Why bother?". Anyway, a few days after the announcement of Atari joining Steam, here we go for another round with Epic Games.

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Atari Joins Steam PDF Print E-mail
Written by Starfox   
Thursday, 13 March 2008 06:11
So Atari joins Steam (they already had a few games there but now it's the big package they intend to deliver). Games like Act of War (both original and the expansion), Indigo Prophecy (we have the review there) Death To spies or ArmA: Combat Operation and more are available right now. Other games wil be available in the coming weeks such as The Witcher or Neverwinter Nights 2.

PC Gaming Declines Because Of Piracy? My Ass! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Starfox   
Wednesday, 12 March 2008 10:56
It's the current trend to discuss the future of PC gaming since a number of recent reports state that the consoles games market is constantly growing while the PC games one is shrinking. Obviously, most developers and publishers are blaming the common culprit: Piracy... All except one. Brad Wardell is the CEO of Stardock which is a company commonly known for Windows desktop enhancements (such as WindowBlinds) but which also makes games -- benefiting from little press coverage compared to huge titles. However their latest title Sins Of A Solar Empire already sold 200,000 copies just in the first month after the release (which is really not bad for a game that was developed with just a $1 million budget and without a big support from the press). Particularity of Stardock games? They come with no copy protection feature whatsoever.

Iron Lore Closing Because Of Piracy? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Starfox   
Wednesday, 05 March 2008 01:26

A few days back, we were evoking the closing of Iron Lore Entertainment (developers of the game Titan Quest) which quit the gaming business altogether for financial reasons. Shortly after the news was spread, Micheal Fitch (from THQ, the original publisher of Titan Quest), started a related forum thread titled "Venting my frustration with PC games-dev" on Quarter To Three to give his opinion about the fate of Iron Lore and the whole PC gaming in general.

Take-Two Is Not Pleased... PDF Print E-mail
Written by Starfox   
Tuesday, 04 March 2008 13:35

... And they say it. A new -- albeit short and almost unnoticeable -- episode in the EA wants to acquire Take-Two saga that unleashed last week has been spread with the announcement Take-Two made that they will report their financial result for the first quarter 2008 in a conference call to be held on March 11.


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