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hopefully this won't end bad
I really like Impulse as it currently is
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Not quite sure if I like this.
I rather Gamestop stay with their physical retail and leave Impulse/STEAM to the digital. But I guess times are changing.
If they go with physical retail they're going to go out of business. Going the digital distribution route allows them to stay alive.

If they keep at least some of their physical stores, have a good PC games catalog, and aren't pricks... This could be a good, viable competitor to Steam. Though the combination of Steam and GFWL might be too much for them to handle.
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If they go with physical retail they're going to go out of business. Going the digital distribution route allows them to stay alive.

If they keep at least some of their physical stores, have a good PC games catalog, and aren't pricks... This could be a good, viable competitor to Steam. Though the combination of Steam and GFWL might be too much for them to handle.
Well, Impulse has been moving along nicely for Stardock, so I'm sure they will be fine.
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Although it might just end up like Gamestop funds the current team, hopefully.
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soon they gonna sell used digital games at ridiculous price
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Not quite sure if I like this.
I rather Gamestop stay with their physical retail and leave Impulse/STEAM to the digital. But I guess times are changing.
Competition is good, my friend.
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Competition is good, my friend.
what if competition leads to depressed wages? is it good now?
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what if competition leads to depressed wages? is it good now?
What does that have to do with this?
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This is just in, Impulse is closing their doors and telling all their customers that physical disks and consoles are the way to go!

Really though, GameStop, you run a trade system that is easily exploited and has given me many new releases for $30 and even given me more store credit then I initially paid. Hope whoever is running that takes over.
    
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