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Mail order game rental house GameFly is going into the PC game-rental business, with plans to launch Unlimited PC Play, which allow subscribers to download and play PC games as well as regular console discs.

We spoke to Sean Spector, one of GameFly's founders and its VP of Business Development, and got a little more detail on how the service will work and what games we'll be able to play.

Read more: http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/pos...#ixzz1UvFQPEka

Link has a Q&A about Gamefly, pretty cool
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post #2 of 58
If they have a huge assortment of games which they do (D2D) steam and other dd is in trouble
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Sounds pretty cool. Kind of dodged the piracy question though.
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Sounds pretty cool. Kind of dodged the piracy question though.
Well you could pirate, but less incentive to and you need an account with GameFly that is activate to play, or else it gets deactivated.
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From the sounds of it, you can play any/all of their games, as much as you want, from your own PC, as long as you have a GameFly subscription? Surprisingly attractive, if that's the case.
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From the sounds of it, you can play any/all of their games, as much as you want, from your own PC, as long as you have a GameFly subscription? Surprisingly attractive, if that's the case.
Yup, I'm surprised about the unlimited amount of games, would have assumed there'd be like a 3-5 game limit a month, but then again this is digital.
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Well you could pirate, but less incentive to and you need an account with GameFly that is activate to play, or else it gets deactivated.
GameFly should sell this "perfect" DRM to other game studios then.
    
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GameFly should sell this "perfect" DRM to other game studios then.
That doesn't even make sense since you purchase games, not rent.
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post #9 of 58
And I just switched to Blockbuster mail in. I'm going to have to cancel that now and go back to Gamefly, this is just too good to pass up.
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post #10 of 58
This could be very attractive. I spend more than $200/yr on games already, and that's skipping out on titles I'm not 100% positive I'll enjoy.
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