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[PCGamer] GameStop to buy Impulse and Spawn Labs' Streaming Service

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Originally Posted by Dan Stapleton 31/03/2011 22:56pm
Game retailer GameStop has apparently decided to buy its way into two PC game-selling technologies at once. In a single press release, the retail giant announced that it will acquire both Stardock’s Impulse download service (a competitor to Steam) and Spawn Labs‘ streaming service (a competitor to OnLive). The release indicates that Impulse will continue to function as normal, but will be fully integrated with GameStop.com within the next few months.
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Hopefully they don't run it into the ground.
Edited by Xealot - 3/31/11 at 3:44pm
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Honestly the more companies invest in streaming and cloud based tech the better. The only way to counter the big ISP lobby is, imo, with some other company's lobby. Once more and more big corporations have an investment in people being able to use as much data as they'd like, perhaps we'll move away from this price/gb nonsense.
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Steam should buy out Gamestop
     
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*Douses himself in flame retardant.*

Microsoft should buy Valve...
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