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post #31 of 41
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Never heard of Impulse, but I'm a Steam gamer. Hope GS doesn't try anything funny, for the customers' sake.

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Also, it would be cool to see Stardock games on Steam, but what are the chances of that happening?
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Steam>Impulse. But gamestop should really stick to physical distribution rather then digital
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I'd say that was a rather impulsive decision.
post #34 of 41
Way to evolve, Gamestop.

It sure beats them jumping on the anti-piracy bandwagon where everyone blames pirates for the decline in sales. If record stores had done this earlier (going to digital sales), they would not all have closed down entirely, although they would have had to completely restructure themselves. On top of that, record companies wouldn't have to give 30% of their revenue to Steve Jobs, and there would be more competition between online music sellers instead of the iMonopoly it is today.
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I never buy games from bestbuy/gamestop/walmart/generic large entity. None of them share my interests as PC gamer.

I either buy from online places likes steam/impulse/D2D/GOG, etc or from local game shops. Not sure ill continue to support impulse though, considering the local gamestops PC inventory is only 1 tiny shelf.
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The only thing i ever used Impulse for was when i purchased deskscapes, which i later regretted cos all it did (and still ever does) is freeze up or crash.
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The only thing i ever used Impulse for was when i purchased deskscapes, which i later regretted cos all it did (and still ever does) is freeze up or crash.
roflmao me too. Heck, I still use it but it's very poor is usage and freezing backgrounds. I also have a bad hell of a time making my own backgrounds because the support isn't very good, it's like a complicated science for some reason.
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I went to a Gamestop only once in my life. They were almost throwing me out because I just couldn't stop laughing at the INHUMAN prices of all the games. 40€ for a USED 2008 game, WHAT THE HELL? I don't see how anyone with a QI higher than 75 could even THINK about buying something in there.
and no one made you buy the game so don't worry about it. Competition will always be good but only as long as Gamestop is just funding this. Otherwise, Gamestop could destroy this chance for costumers to capitalize on competition and lower prices. Although, Steam does a pretty good job on pricing and deals anyways but maybe that will prompt Impulse to have more deals, more often, or cheaper deals.
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The only thing i ever used Impulse for was when i purchased deskscapes, which i later regretted cos all it did (and still ever does) is freeze up or crash.
lol I use it for Demigod which has pretty much came to a halt :\\
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