Creating convenient game controllers for mobile phones and tablets is a big thing. Black Powder Media's iMpulse is a tiny thing. The keychain game controller / key locator is looking to Kickstarter as a sort of early release program.
Now that they've offloaded that pesky digital distribution platform, Stardock is free to spread its catalog to greener pastures, starting with today's release of Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity on Steam.
GameStop's purchase of Steam rival Impulse comes to a head today, as the video game retail giant fully integrates the PC game digital download service into its online store. Now, instead of purchasing a downloadable PC game through GameStop.com, you can go to Steam instead, like you were doing already anyway.
Game retailer GameStop is buying Impulse, the video game digital distribution subsidiary of Stardock and rival to Valve's Steam. GameStop also bought game streaming outfit Spawn Labs, which will bring "immediate access to a wide selection of high-definition video games on demand on any Internet-enabled device." Sure…
The intergalactic war of Ironclad Games' real-time strategy game Sins of a Solar Empire has gone on too long, prompting the game's third expansion, Rebellion, packed with new tech and ships capable of destroying entire fleets all by their lonesome.
According to a report on trade site MCV, two "big-name digital retailers" for the PC market are staring down the barrel of financial ruin, while two major British retailers are reportedly considering a ban on games that include Steam integration.
Just about everybody involved with digital distribution is coy when it comes to sales numbers. Nobody wants to give the game away. But that doesn't stop some - like publishers/online retailers Stardock - from trying to guess!
In Divinity II, you are a freaking dragon at least half the time. Why should you care about petty mortal concerns like good and evil?
Even if you're a Steam loyalist, PC gamers, you've got to admit it's nice to have options. But Stardock's digital distribution service, Impulse, and its latest update aim to provide more than just competition.
Stardock has begun distributing the promised apology coupons, entitling players who've purchased the previously problem-riddled real-time strategy game Demigod to a second copy at 50% off.
Stardock CEO Brad Wardell exhaustively details the whys and hows behind Demigod's crippling networking issues in a blog post aptly titled "Demigod: So what the hell happened?"
Stardock President and CEO Brad Wardell assures the Demigod community that networking issues should be clearing up this week, and everyone who bought the game is getting a coupon for another copy half-off.
With Steamworks' new CEG technology preparing to make DRM obsolete, Stardock has unveiled their own three-letter acronym answer to digital rights management: Goo.
Nearly a million users have signed up for Stardock's Impulse digital download program, and they're celebrating by giving out a $4,000 gaming PC to some fresh off the internet newcomer.