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New Releases for December 3rd 2012: Alice: Madness Returns - The Complete Collection

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Monday, December 03, 2012

Now available is the complete collection of Alice! Including the original American McGee and Madness Returns! Eleven years ago a horrific fire took Alice’s family from her and left her mind horrifically scarred. Afterwards she was confined to Rutledge Asylum, where she struggled to confront her demons by slipping further into her fantasy world of Wonderland. Read on for more!

Cyber Monday Arrives! Slick Deals on the Biggest and Best Titles - Today Only!

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

It's Cyber Monday! No, we're not fond of the cheesy name either, but that doesn't means we're not fond of the deals it brings! Dragon Age, more Transformers, Crysis, Max Payne 3 and more all up to 75% off! If you've got some games you want to get under your belt or simply build your backlog before you hibernate for winter, this is the way to do it! Read on for more!

It's Black Friday! Massive Savings on The Games You've Been Waiting For!

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

It's Black Friday! Our best 1-day deals of the year are here for the taking! From Call of Duty's lowest price of the year to savings on brand new games like Borderlands 2 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown! Plus many of our great Thanksgiving weekend sales are still going! Assassin's Creed Complete, Transformers, Sonic and more for one day only! If you've been waiting on these great games, now's the time! Read on for more!

Happy Thanksgiving! Great Deals and Savings to be Really Thankful For! New Deals All Weekend!

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

It's that time of year again! When all of our sales make our regular great sales look like they should be eating at the kiddie table! Up to 75% off your favorites, including brand new titles like Dishonored, Sims 3 Seasons and Medal of Honor Warfighter! Whether classic titles like the Kohan franchise or new games like Skyrim are tickling your fancy, we've got it for you, all weekend! Read on for more!

New Releases for November 21st 2012: EVE Online Retribution

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Become immersed in an interactive sci-fi universe in EVE Online, available for PC download. Team up with or compete against more than 350,000 other players in a vast and dynamic virtual galaxy. Engage in epic starship battles and wage economic warfare on the player-controlled galactic market. Read on for more!

New Releases for November 20th 2012: Assassin's Creed III and Hitman: Absolution

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

It's a good time to be an assassin. Today sees the release of Assassin's Creed III and Hitman: Absolution. Whether you prefer the blade and the tomahawk or the rifle and the garrote, one of these titles will appeal to the noble assassin in you. Get your week locked down, get your contracts, your mission and get gaming! Read on for more!

New Releases for November 19th 2012: Sonic Adventure 2 & Battle Mode DLC

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Monday, November 19, 2012

In the fight between heroes and villains, will you choose to save the world or conquer it? The hunt for the Chaos Emeralds is on and battle lines have been drawn between Hero and Dark. Experience two unique adventures featuring both long-time heroes and new and returning villains as they battle for the fate of the world! Read on for more!

New Releases for October 30th 2012 - NFS: Most Wanted, Cognition, Darksiders II: Abyssal Forge DLC and Zerzura!

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Some excellent story-based DLC and the best racing game in a long time grace our download tubes today. There's also the excellent Cognition Season pass for a new jump into investigation and mystery. It's going to be an interesting week to be sure. There's still some great releases coming this week and Halloween is tomorrow! ALl these great releases mean one thing: It's fall. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Halloween Sales - Resident Evil, Alan Wake, Mass Effect, Walking Dead and Much, Much More!

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Ready for the weekend before Halloween? We've got all your treats right here. Great discounts on Dead Island GOTY, Dark Souls, The Darkness, The Walking Dead, Dead Space, Ghostbusters, Amnesia, Alice and more. It's always bittersweet when Halloween doesn't fall on a weekend. On the one hand, no trick-or-treaters interrupting your weekend gaming. On the other hand, the kids are up late on a school night. Give yourself something to do this weekend with our great Halloween deals! Read on for more!

GameStop PC Downloads – Account Upgrade Information

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

We’re excited to announce that some big changes to GameStop PC Downloads took place today! These changes make it easier for you to access GameStop PC Downloads, GameStop.com, and PowerUp Rewards with a single secure login. Read on for more details!

New Releases for October 23rd 2012: Medal of Honor Warfighter, FIFA Manager 13, Cabela's, XCOM DLC and More!

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A big day. A very big day. From the heights of Tier 1 Operations to the depths of a creepy mystery, today's new releases will eat your free time up like nothing else. Medal of Honor Warfighter, FIFA Manager 13, Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013, Cabela's Hunting Expeditions, XCOM Unknown's Elite Soldier Pack DLC and Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device are all now available for your enjoyment! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Up to 75% Off Sword of the Stars, GSB and X-Com Franchise Discounts in Space Week! More Deals Inside!

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Friday, October 19, 2012

It's space week. We love space. You love space. Why not give everyone some discounts on some of our best games set in that cold hard frontier out there beyond Felix Baumgartner's record-setting jump. Considering he was sponsored by Red Bull, the direction of his trajectory did not seem to jive with him being given wings... Anyway - Enjoy all these great deals - Ending Monday! Read on for more!

New Releases for October 16th 2012 - DOOM 3 BFG, Chivalry, and DLC for Serious Sam 3, Borderlands 2 & Crusader Kings II!

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

So many games! Today sees DLC galore, some great remakes and expansions. There's more content here than we were really prepared for, including Serious Sam, Borderlands 2, Crusader Kings and more expansions! Plus you can finally get a flashlight for your romp through the demon-infested base in DOOM 3 BFG Edition, so that's always a pick-me-up for the week. Read on for more!

New Releases for October 9th 2012 - Dishonored and XCOM - Enemy Unknown

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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

You should be buying both of today's new releases. You really should. Both are outstanding games that bring something new to their genre while maintaining tight core gameplay and engaging stories. XCOM will take you back to a genre we haven't see much from lately, but is getting an outstanding shakeup at this very moment. Dishonored shows Arkane Studios chops to a much wider audience and places their talents front and center. If you can't afford both, ask Santa for the other. They both deserve your attention. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Anno 2070 & DLC Half Off, Codemasters Joins Us (With Discounts!) and 40% Off Sleeping Dogs!

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Friday, October 05, 2012

In celebration of Codemasters joining GameStop PC Downloads we've made sure all of their titles are at their most affordable! Our promotion on the always excellent Sleeping Dogs also continues. If you need a breath of fresh air in the open-world genre, this is it. We love the Anno series and Anno 2070 tops the lot, and you can get it for half off Friday only! It's a great weekend to pick and play! Read on for more!

 

New Releases for This Week: War of the Roses, C&C Ultimate, Anno 2070 DLC, Dogfights and Rabbits!

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Our biggest release this week is War of the Roses, which is just plain awesome. Command & Conquer Ultimate Collection arrives to jeopardize your free time from now until eternity. Anno 2070's newest expansion sends you to bathyspheric depths, Hell Yeah! makes us consider if our reactions are still fast enough and Dogfight 1942 indulges the aeronautics romantic in all of us before blowing it to smithereens with machine guns. It's been a good week. Read on for more!

Bohemia Interactive's Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Is Now Available! From the Makers of ARMA!

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Friday, September 28, 2012

If the ARMA franchise is your thing, Bohemia's newest title is certainly worth a look! Carrier Command: Gaea Mission is now available! This excellent strategy titles reimagines the classic '80s franchise in a fresh and modern manner! Some of you will be tickled by nostalgia, some will wonder why you weren't cool enough to remember the '80s at all. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Battlefield 3 for 75% Off. Sleeping Dogs for 40% Off. Haven't Played These Yet? Now You Have No Excuse!

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Friday, September 28, 2012

This weekend we have the best deal on Battlefield 3 you'll find anywhere. Just $10 for the pinnacle of the modern military shooter. Sleeping Dogs returns this weekend with a deal too good to pass up and our bundles... oh our bundles are cool. We took our favorite franchises from across the board, wrapped them up, put a bow on them, spanked them on the bottom and sent them on to you with as much as 75% off! Read on for more!

New Releases for September 25th 2012 - FIFA 13, Darksiders II Argul's Tomb and Death Rides DLC!

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Score some goals and take some heads in FIFA 13 or Darksiders II's first batch of game-widening DLC. Today's releases will change the way you think about the beautiful game in electronic form and the way you... well take heads. It doesn't get much better than great DLC and the new release of the best-selling sports franchise worldwide does it? Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Resident Evil 5 for $10 and Haegemonia for Half Off! Sleeping Dogs at 20% off and More Bundle Savings! Save all the money!

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Whew! Ready for your booster shot? What booster shot? Your booster shot of AWESOME! Resident Evil 5 is at its lowest price around, letting you shoot zombies and get ready for RE6 right now! Tribes Ascend's killer starter pack is obscenely cheap in Flash Sale Friday, giving you the leg up for far less than an arm and a ... well leg. ARMA II, Sleeping Dogs and Haegemonia all round out one of the most varied set of deals in weeks! Get some and get gaming! Read on for more!

Borderlands 2 Now Available For All Your Vault-Hunting, Mayhem-Causing Urges! Bring a Friend!

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

It's here! Borderlands 2 is here and waiting for you to enter its awesome, brilliant open world of mayhem and fun. Gameplay that will make your heart beat a little faster, and unique graphics that will have your eyes popping at every corner. The mayhem has begun - bring some friends and get in on the party! Season Pass and Original Soundtrack also available!  Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: 100 Games Under $10. 50% Off Max Payne 3 and Assassin's Creed Complete for Less Than a "Greatest Hit" Game!

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Did you know our every-day sales are the best around? We scour the web every day to find out the best deals and then meet or beat them as soon as we can. Why wait though? We figured we'd spoil you for choice this week and put together 100 of our favorite games and priced them all under $10. Some of these deals are 80% off and are at their lowest prices ever, from anywhere. Plus you can experience the entire Assassin's Creed story for less than the price of a "greatest hits" game this weekend in Flash Sale Friday. Good weekend? We think so. Read on for more!

Codemasters Comes to GameStop PC Downloads!

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Codemasters makes a triumphant debut on GameStop PC Downloads with all kinds of awesome games! Whether you prefer minion control from Overlord or racing in Grid, Codemasters' excellent back catalog and upcoming titles are sure to pique your interest. Great IP's and great games make for a great amount of fun! There's even amazing military sim Operation Flashpoint in the mix! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Space Marine, Saints Row, Might & Magic and more! The Perfect Storm of Deals is Upon us!

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Friday, September 07, 2012

Score goals, sling some swords and sorcery around, command armies as far as the eye can see and fight for the Emperor this weekend. Might & Magic weekend, THQ week and the Wastelands Interactive Sale all combine in a brilliant set of deals and savings you just can't beat. Football Manager 2012 will take the manager in all of us and make him a winner. Make your collection as unbeatable as this weekend's deals! Read on for more!

Can You Weather the Oncoming Storm? Rift: Storm Legion Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Thursday, September 06, 2012

Rift. The MMO that people adore and love. It's getting bigger. A lot bigger. The Storm Legion is approaching and we've got a special pre-purchase exclusive to make sure you're ready when the evil armies invade and the planes themselves are opened. Things are getting exciting and just a little bit scary - will you be ready? Read on for more!

New Releases for September 4th 2012 - The Sims 3 Supernatural

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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

It's like The Sims and your favorite not-to-be-named-teenage-romance-about-vampires-novel collide! Witches, wizards, werewolves, vampires and more come out to play in The Sims 3: Supernatural, available now! Inspiration everywhere from The Munsters to Peter Pan comes together to let your Sims really let loose as creatures of the night or those that seek to control them! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Massive Labor Day Sale - This Weekend Own The Boss and Be The Boss. Up to 75% Off!

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

It's Labor Day! A three day weekend means more time to game, more time to save. Whether you want a hardcore RPG or a deep dive into a shooter, you can bet there's something to take care of your weekend here. Great savings on great games. We've got a thing going on that don't we? Tell your friends about the amazing sales we have going down! Read on for more!

It's here. Guild Wars 2 Has Arrived. Join the Future of MMO's Now.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

It's here. It's finally here. After beta weekends, stress tests, an early access period for pre-purchases and one of the coolest art styles out there, Guild Wars 2 is finally available. Buy it once and you're done! No subscription fees, a persistent world and raid bosses that come to you! Like nothing you've ever played before! Why is this list late? Because we've been playing it and we're starved of sleep. Join us! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: $25 Off The Secret World, 40% Off The Walking Dead and the Arkham City Bundle Returns for 66% Off! 75% Off Saints Row! MORE!

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Friday, August 24, 2012

What. A. Weekend. The Walking Dead for 40% off from the masters of adventure games is an amazing deal. The Secret World is half off. The Batman: Arkham City bundle returns to give everyone a second chance since it sold out so quickly last time! Inversion, Saints Row and Supreme Commander as well... There's so many great deals on an amazing variety of titles weekend we really don't know where to start. Read on for more!

New Releases for August 21st 2012 - Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Galaxy on Fire 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and The Expendables 2

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

What makes up your childhood? Your adolescence? Did you play with robots? Spend your nights at LAN parties? Did you watch the testosterone-pumped action movies of the '80s? This week's new releases have some of the best flash-back releases. Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and The Expendables 2 are all landing right now and fighting for your attention. Whichever one pulls at your nostalgia-strings strongest... Or all of them. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Up to 75% Off Your Favorite Focus Home Titles, 75% off Sword of the Stars and Even More Deals Inside!

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Space combat? Killing dragons? How about a game that has so many fantasy cliches it's almost breaking the mold, yet remains totally awesome at the same time? It's all here this weekend. Focus Home Week has deals up to 75% off some of the best under-the-radar titles out there (and some very on-the-radar ones too!) and Flash Sale Friday does a Flashback to our very first with Sword of the Stars Complete! Read on for more!

New Releases for August 14th 2012 - Darksiders II, Sleeping Dogs and Saints Row The Third Unlockables!

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Death rides again! Experience the true price of crime! Darksiders II and Sleeping Dogs are now available! Whether you're an action-adventure or a straight up action fan, this week's new AAA releases will take care of your desire to bring the apocalypse or just run your underground empire in the crazy little world that is Hong Kong... If neither of those tickle your fancy, there's always insane new Saints Row The Third DLC... Prepare to sacrifice all your free time! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Amazing Daily Deals on Ubisoft Titles All Week! Amnesia: The Dark Descent 75% Off and More!

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Friday, August 10, 2012

If you don't feel like sleeping this weekend, we have some amazing deals for you! From Assassin's Creed Complete to FarCry and beyond, the Ubisoft Sale is sure to give you enough gaming fodder to make sleep seem like an after though. Amnesia: The Dark Descent however will keep you awake for all the wrong reasons in Flash Sale Friday. Truly scary and disturbing, this one's not for the kids, but for 75% off, you can't go wrong. Read on for more!

 

Symphony from Empty Clip Studios is Now Available! Change the Way You Think About Music Games Forever!

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Monday, August 06, 2012

Your music is under attack, you must liberate it! A mysterious entity is absorbing and corrupting your music before your very eyes. You must battle through your own song collection, discover items, customize your ship and fight boss enemies to liberate the Symphony of Souls and reclaim your music! Symphony will change how you think about music games forever! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: A Tom Clancy BOGO Double-Bill! 75% off Orcs Must Die! GOTY in Flash Sale Friday! Even More Deals Inside!

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Friday, August 03, 2012

The last time there was a Tom Clancy double-bill this good was when "The Hunt for Red October" and "Clear and Present Danger" were back to back on SPIKETV! Ghost Recon Future Soldier nets you Splinter Cell Conviction FREE this weekend only! If you haven't played Orcs Must Die! your life in incomplete, part action game, part puzzler, part tower defense, it will take away ALL of your time this weekend for 75% off the Game of the Year Edition with all the DLC! Plus it's your last chance to pre-purchase the ground-break Symphony for 20% off! Read on for more!

 

Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks Present 'Dishonored' Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Thursday, August 02, 2012

Sometimes we get to play games well before they're released and Arkane Studios' Dishonored is one of those games. A steampunk Victorian feel permeates this whole amazingly detailed world that combines the best parts of RPG, shooter and exploration games. Players familiar with Arkane's other games are in for a treat with this awesome game, published by a Bethesda. Now available for pre-purchase! Read on for more!

Win a Darksiders II Collector’s Edition And Other Swag from Game Informer and GameStop!

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

To celebrate the upcoming release of Darksiders II (Releasing 8/14/12), GameStop PC DownloadsTHQ and Game Informer are giving away some great stuff! 10 people will win the PC Collector's Edition 15 second-prize winners receive a Darksiders II Prize Pack with Prima Strategy Guide, a Statue of Death, limited edition t-shirts and more! 10,000 people will receive a free downloadable copy of the original Darksiders for PC. Read on for more!

Changing How You Think About Your Music - The Men Behind Symphony

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Music games. Just saying the word around most gamers will inspire noveau-nostalgia, frustration, joy and disappointment. All but the most hardcore will call the genre dead, flogged to death with nigh-monthly releases from multiple companies and closets full of useless plastic instruments. Empty Clip Studios’ Symphony is about to bring it back in a way that will change the way you think about music games forever. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: 50% Off id and Bethesda titles! Save 75% Off Empire & Napoleon Total War GOTY and Pre-Purchase Symphony for 20% Off!

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Whether you want to rule the world or just shoot people with personal-sized rocket launchers, this weekend brings release. QuakeCon is coming up and that means deals on id and Bethesda titles to help you prepare for all the great news about Elder Scrolls, Doom and Quake as it comes out! Grab all the classics for half off, or pick up two of the greatest Total War games ever for one low price in Flash Sale Friday! Read on for more!

Revolutionary Music Algorithm Game 'Symphony' From Empty Clip Studios Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Indie Game Challenge 2012 Technical Achievement and GameStop PC Downloads Choice Award winning game 'Symphony' from Empty Clip Studios is now available for pre-purchase from the digital retailer. ‘Symphony will change the way you think about music games. By analyzing your own music collection with a revolutionary algorithm, the game creates enemies and levels based on the pace, tone and type of music in your library. Read on for more!

 

New Releases for July 24th 2012 - Prototype 2, Magicka DLC, Saints Row The Third Horror DLC, Kung Fu Strike and More!

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Kill Alex Mercer. Learn kung fu. Destroy your enemies with the power of music. It's all in the cards with this week's new releases! Prototype 2 makes its way to PC with included DLC in-tow and some excellent DLC to some of our favorite games lands this week as well! Take and look and see what's available, you'll find something you'll like, we're sure! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: A Batman Weekend, Huge Savings on The Final Adventure of Commander Shepard and the Dragonborn and More!

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Friday, July 20, 2012

This weekend has brilliant and amazing deals on the adventures of the Caped Crusader. From the game that started it all, Arkham Asylum, to the latest and greatest in LEGO Batman 2, there's adventures for kids and adults. On top of that, the final journey of Commander Shepard, Earth's greatest hero (or Earth's biggest jerk) is half off and you can take the tale of the Dragonborn for 33% off! Whether you're waiting in line for movies or playing video games (or both!) this weekend is sure to be one full of awesome times! Read on for more!

Reinforcements Incoming! Get Battlefield 4 Beta Access with Medal of Honor Warfighter Pre-Purchase!

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Good news travels fast. Scant hours after the existence of Battlefield 4 was revealed, we now have a way for you to play it before anyone else! Customers who pre-purchase EA's Medal of Honor Warfighter before October 22nd will receive GUARANTEED access to the Battlefield 4 beta, as soon as it goes live! Bet you never thought you'd see reinforcements like this! Read on for more details!

Weekend Deals: 40% Off Your Favorite Paradox Titles, 60% off Men of War, 50% off Stellar Impact and Fall of the Samurai for Just $10!

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Whether you enjoy the ultimate map-mode strategy or getting down in the nitty-gritty of a role-playing strategy game, Paradox has you taken care of and our Paradox Party has excellent savings all weekend long, plus extra savings on certain days! If you're a fan of RTS or Total War, Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai is just $10 (66% off) in Flash Sale Friday! Grab it for the best price around! Read on for more!

Announcing the Discover Tab Beta!

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Discover Tab Beta is here! 

Gamers who access GameStop’s PC app and click on the newly added discover tab will find an all new way to explore game information bringing together articles, video, reviews, and related information based on that user’s interests. Discover Tab beta already encompasses over 1,700 games available for PC Download, over 59,000 browser based games from Kongregate.com and the latest content from Game Informer. Read on for more!

New Releases for July 10th 2012 - Battlefield 3 Ultimate Bundle and The Sims 3 Diesel Stuff

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It's hard getting respect in an online shooter, especially when everyone has a head start. Skip the line, avoid the grief and get the headshots you really deserve with the Battlefield 3 Ultimate Shortcut. If you're more into hanging out and being super cool, with your denim shorts and jacket, the Diesel Stuff expansion for The Sims 3 might be more your speed. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Half off The Witcher Franchise, Ghost Recon at 75% Off in the Flash Sale and Awesome Total War Deals!

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

It's the weekend after the 4th of July. We're sunburnt and sore from a hard week with a short break in the middle and we're celebrating by putting a few games on sale. Whether you want some tactical lateral thinking in our Ghost Recon Flash Sale, RPG greatness with The Witcher or command armies across the world in Total War, your weekend shall not be wasted! Take some time to recuperate and enjoy this plethora of great games for great prices! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: The Dark Knight, Commander Shepard, Dovahkiin and El Presidente - All Up to 75% Off! Consider Your Weekend Booked!

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Gaming lets you step foot into many character's shoes with relative ease. This weekend there are all sorts of shoes for you to fill, dragonslayer, dictator, world's greatest detective, prize fighter and savior of the universe. Which role will you choose? Why pick just one? At deals up to 75% off, there's no reason to not make sure you entire summer if filled with the biggest and best games! Read on for more!

Guild Wars 2 Release Date Announced - Pre-Purchases Get Early Access!

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

ArenaNet and NCSoft today announced that Guild Wars 2 will officially launch on Tuesday, August 28th!

Guild Wars 2 will be a living breathing online world that challenges convention, that's designed for fun instead of grind, and that brings social interaction to a new level in an online world. Customers who pre-purchase will also receive 3-days early access, getting in on August 25th!

Weekend Deals: Mafia 2 Free with Spec Ops: The Line, Obscenely Cheap Sega Classics and 75% Off LA Noire! Plus More!

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Friday, June 22, 2012

Sometimes an extra-special deal comes along that just blows us away. Pre-purchasing Spec Ops: The Line and getting Mafia II free is one of those deals. Who doesn't want to play a video-game adaptation of "Heart of Darkness" set in the desert? You're crazy if you don't. L.A. Noire Complete Edition is 75% off in Flash Sale Friday, so put on your gumshoes, gumshoes! Our SEGA sale continues with deals on Shogun 2 and Binary Domain and all the rest! Read on for more!

New Releases for June 19th 2012 - Civilization V: Gods & Kings, LEGO Batman 2 and Ship Simulator Extremes!

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

A wonderfully varied set of releases arrives on GameStop PC Downloads today, with games for patient adults and the kid in everyone! What happens when you mix the greatest world-building game of recent years with the volatile world fo religion? Find out in Civilization V: Gods & Kings! LEGO Batman gets help from the other DC super heroes, from Superman to Wonderwoman and beyond! Even Robin gets to put his tights back on in a game for kids and adults alike! Ship Simulator Extreme will take care of your need to sail away as far as possible! Check out our new releases here! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Up to 66% Off on Valve Titles and 60% off Dead Island in Flash Sale Friday!

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Friday, June 15, 2012

What a weekend! Just a couple to go until your next three-day weekend! Bide your time with some of the best PC games on sale this weekend! One of our most popular sales EVER has been continuing through the weekend. With up to 66% off Valve's greatest games, we're celebrating PC gaming's premiere developer. Step into the silent shoes of Gordon Freeman, anti-terrorist operatives and more! Dead Island is also 60% off (Just $11.99!) in Flash Sale Friday, too! Whether you prefer Headcrabs or old-school zombies and machetes, we have something for you this weekend! Read on for more!

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Now Available for the Battlefield 3 Premium Enlisted!

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Ready to take things up close and personal? Battlefield 3: Close Quarters is available TODAY for Battlefield Premium members on PC. That's two weeks of knife-on-bayonette beat-down action. If you haven't already signed up for service, you can still grab Battlefield 3 today and get in on the action early! Read on for more!

The Galaxy is in Full Revolt! Choose Your Side in Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion - Now Available!

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion has finally arrived! The war has gone on too long, factions have split and revolts surge across known space! Do you have what it takes to dominate this fractious new galaxy? The controlling powers that be have depleted arsenals and seemed to have exhausted all efforts of diplomacy. Trapped in a stalemate, sub–factions have rebelled and broken off the main alignments. Rebellion is upon us. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: An Assassin's Creed Franchise Sale, Syndicate for half off, Haegmonia, Battlefield 3 and More!

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

All that E3 news has got us pretty excited. All the Assassin's Creed III news got us so worked up we took up to 75% off most of the franchise! To help supplement your Battlefield Premium experience, the base game is $20 off and Syndicate, one of the best reboots we've seen in years is 50% off in Flash Sale Friday! The fan-favorite Haegemonia series is also 50% off - amounting to an awesome series for the price of a single game! If you need some awesome games to take your mind off the cool stuff you won't see until next year, we've got just what you need! Read on for more!

Quantum Conundrum, Sleeping Dogs, Gemini Wars and Civilization V: Gods and Kings Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Monday, June 04, 2012

The biggest game show of the year is almost here and some companies are jumping the gun, but for now we've got the pre-purchases and games to make sure your sights are set firmly on the immediate future. Get ready for an outstanding space-strategy indie, the heir to the True Crime look-and-feel, the next expansion in the greatest Strategy Game of the Decade AND the new game from the mind behind the original Portal! Not to mention there's some nice pre-purchase discounts to be had! Read on for more!

A Weekend To Remember - 66% Off Alan Wake, Our Lowest Price Ever on Space Marine and Titan Quest, Plus Triumphant Return of D&D!

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Friday, June 01, 2012

After a short hiatus, the Dungeons & Dragons games are back! Challenge your role-playing skills with the games that reinvented and defined the genre. This weekend also has our lowest price yet for Space marine, Titan Quest Gold and even the awesome recently released Stellar Impact, including all the great DLC! To top that off, Alan Wake Collector's Edition is 66% off in Flash Sale Friday! Summer is definitely here, at least if you're in the Northern Hemisphere... Time to crack up the AC, avoid the blistering heat and get your game on! Read on for more!

Next Weekend Just Filled Up On Your Calendar! The Next Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Has Been Announced!

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

It's that time again... Guild Wars 2's next beta weekend is coming fast and being ready is more important than ever! Be prepared for the action and head into Tyria with your wits about you by pre-purchasing Guild Wars 2 now and being ready when June 8th arrives! We had a blast last beta weekend and we hope you did too! They've been hard at work taking feedback from the last beta weekend and incorporating it into this new build - Read on for more details on how you can change the future of the MMO! 

Weekend Deals: A Memorial Day Weekend Sale to Remember. Three Days Weekend of Gaming Deals plus 75% off Men of War Bundle in Flash Sale Friday!

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Friday, May 25, 2012

For the long weekend we have quite the treat - you can experience the battles that shaped the world, the ones that makes the headlines and those that might happen in the future in our outstanding Memorial Day Weekend Sale. Even our Flash Sale lets you experience sweeping wars through the eyes of the men on the ground, with 75% off the Men of War Bundle. Battlefield, Command and Conquer and all your favorite war franchises are up for grabs. Read on for more!

GameStop Announces First-Ever Consumer EXPO at Annual Conference!

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

GameStop is lifting the curtain on our annual conference that, until now, has been open only to GameStop employees. GameStop® PowerUp Rewards™ members are now invited to experience more than 200,000 square feet of video gaming at the first-ever GameStop EXPO 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. Read on for more details on how to attend this awesome event!

New Releases for May 22nd 2012 - Defenders of Ardania: The Conjurer's Tricks

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Available now is the second pack of DLC for Defenders of Ardania! Defenders of Ardania: The Conjurer’s Tricks provides a new collection of units, towers and spells that can be used to conquer your opponents. Use new tactics and strategies to outwit the enemies. This collection comes with one new unit, tower and spell for each race. Check out this excellent addition to one of the most interesting games this year so far here

Weekend Deals: Save Some Gold on Skyrim, 75% on Crusader Kings II and Enjoy an Error 37-Free Weekend!

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

You can tell it's getting warmer, since our deals are getting hotter and hotter. Error 37 won't stop you from enjoying our great weekend deals! The biggest game of 2011 is at its best price yet, one of our favorite RTS franchises has the absolute best deal on a "Gold" Edition we can think of. Crusader Kings II is a whopping 75% off in our Flash Sale Friday, an outstanding medieval RTS and sequel to one of our best-selling Paradox franchises. Erors 3007, 3005 and 37 might crimp your plans for this weekend, so unwind with some of our great deals! Read on for more!

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Steam Wallet Currency Cards Now Available in All US GameStop Locations!

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Monday, May 14, 2012

GameStop, in partnership with Valve, creators of Steam, a leading platform for the delivery and management of PC and Mac games with over 40 million accounts, today announced the nationwide availability of the Steam Wallet at all U.S. GameStop locations. Read on for more information!

Steam Wallet Currency Cards Now Available in All US GameStop Locations!

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Monday, May 14, 2012

GameStop, in partnership with Valve, creators of Steam, a leading platform for the delivery and management of PC and Mac games with over 40 million accounts, today announced the nationwide availability of the Steam Wallet at all U.S. GameStop locations. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: The Final Days of Our Spring Sale! Save up to 75% On All The Titles You've Been Waiting For!

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Friday, May 11, 2012

The best things can only last so long, and so it is with our amazing Spring Sale. If you've been holding out on a game for the right price, now's the time. Our massive sale on our most popular games ends Monday. Want to start Arkham City for just $15 this weekend? Now's the time. Familiarize yourself with Black Ops for less than $30? Now's the time. Want to go outside and do yardwork? Of course you don't, here's your excuse!

Weekend Deals: The Final Days of Our Spring Sale! Save up to 75% On All The Titles You've Been Waiting For!

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Friday, May 11, 2012

The best things can only last so long, and so it is with our amazing Spring Sale. If you've been holding out on a game for the right price, now's the time. Our massive sale on our most popular games ends Monday. Want to start Arkham City for just $15 this weekend? Now's the time. Familiarize yourself with Black Ops for less than $30? Now's the time. Want to go outside and do yardwork? Of course you don't, here's your excuse!

New Releases for May 11th 2012 - Street Fighter X Tekken, Nexuiz and Red Orchestra 2!

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Do you prefer fighting with guns or your fists? Whichever you prefer, one of our new releases today will tickle your fancy. The world of Street Fighter and Tekken collide for the first time ever in Street Fighter X Tekken, bloody arena combat makes a return in a reboot of Nexuiz and Red Orchestra 2 makes sure you can save the motherland from encroaching hordes. It's a great weekend for gaming, no matter what you like! Read on for more!

There's a Pre-Purchase Party at GameStop PC Downloads! Be Ready for the Future of Gaming Today!

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Monday, May 07, 2012

In January we thought 2012 could never measure up to the awesome releases we saw week after week, month after month in 2011. It looks like we were wrong! Developer and publishers are letting us pre-purchase sooner than ever and the days are ticking by before your favorite franchises get a brand new installment and new games appear to steal your affections! Check out available pre-purchases now, there are bonuses to be had! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: The Ultimate Elder Scrolls Bundle, the Final Days of Our Spring Sale and 75% off Divinity II in Flash Sale Friday!

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Friday, May 04, 2012

The weekend begins and the final days of our Spring Sale loom nigh. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Elder Scrolls III - Morrowind and the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online, we've put together the ultimate deal in all Tamriel, the three most recent games in the series, 200-plus hours of gameplay, for just the price of Skyrim. To make sure your weekend has enough dragons, Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga is 75% off in Flash Sale Friday! This excellent RPG collection will slake your thirst for a good while to come! Read on for more!

Announcing the New and Improved GameStop PC Downloads App!

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Thursday, May 03, 2012

When starting the GameStop PC Downloads App today, users will receive a pleasant surprise! Once updated, our new App clearly shows the direction we're heading! With smoother and easier navigation, a more streamlined and modern interface, and much, much faster loading times, the experience has never been better! We've also made the installation and management of your games easier than ever, making the App more accessible than ever before! Read on for more!

Tera Online Now Available for All Your MMO Needs! Experience Fate of a World and Real Time Combat!

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Whether the Force didn't grab you, or if Azeroth is a little too stale after a few years on the servers, there's hope! TERA Online is now available! TERA Online emphasizes skill combat, rather than just button mashing. Choose from six races and eight different classes in your quest to protect the the Exiled Realm of Arborea from enemies far and wide. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Save 90% Off Our Amazing Indie Bundle! Risen 2: Dark Waters and Binary Domain Just Landed and Don't Forget Our Spring Sale!

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Friday, April 27, 2012

What a weekend! Eight of our favorite Indie games on sale for 90% off Friday, Risen 2: Dark Waters and Binary Domain ready for you to sink your teeth into and to top that all off, our Spring Sale is continuing with sales up to 75% off! An absolutely insane weekend this is! Dig in to some of our favorite games for huge savings, from Gray Matter and Really Big Sky, to Modern Warfare 3 and Mass Effect 3! it's a great time to be a PC Gamer!

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Weekend Deals: 33% off Alan Wake and Wargame: European Escalation. Plus 66% off Assassin’s Creed Revelations in Flash Sale Friday. More deals inside.

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Friday, April 20, 2012

From the shores and rooftops of Istanbul to the haunting forests of the Pacific Northwest, our deals this week take you around the world and back again! Kicking things off on Friday is 66% off Assassin's Creed Revelations in Flash Sale Friday, and Oil Rush for half price. Rounding out some of the most enticing we've had in some time are Alan Wake, European Escalation and Dawn of Fantasy. This weekend is a great warm up to a special event next week... Stay tuned and prepare with this weekend's deals! Read on for more!

Medal of Honor Warfighter and Crysis 3 Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

When 2012 began, it looked like after the whirlwind of great new releases that was 2011, 2012 would be kind of a dry year. Fortunately developers the world over, from indies to AAA giants have stepped up and made 2012 and beyond an exciting time to be a PC Gamer. This week we've placed two of the most exciting upcoming FPS titles from EA up for pre-purchase! Prepare for another wave of excellent titles today and don't worry that we've officially run out of titles for modern military shooters! Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Half Off Square Enix Titles, Might and Magic Heroes VI Deluxe 75% Off Flash Sale and More Great Weekend Deals

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Friday, April 13, 2012

From the galaxy of the Ancients to the future of Earth, this weekend has great discounts on some of our favorite games from Square Enix and the Might & Magic franchise. If your weekend isn't consumed with yardwork as Spring gets underway, you could do a lot worse than playing Dungeon Siege or Final Fantasy until your heart's content. Enjoy all of our great weekend deals, including 75% off Might & Magic Heroes VI Digital Deluxe in our Friday Flash sale! Flash sales may be short, but the weekend is long! Read on for more!

Developer Profiles: A Profile of Cryptstone Games Founder Mark McGrevy - Creator of Star Prospector

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Indie games come in all shapes and sizes, from simple puzzle games to ambitious pieces of classic storytelling. 

Indie developer Cryptstone Games was founded by Mark McGrevy in 2005 and recently released Star Prospector, a sprawling galactic exploration RTS/RPG hybrid. With the culmination of seven years of work out in the wild, we decided to see what it really takes to make a game quite unlike any we’ve ever seen. Read on for the full story.

Guild Wars 2 and Max Payne 3 Now Available for Pre-Purchase

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

2012 is already shaping up to be just as awesome a year in gaming as last year, though it might be a little better paced! Two of the most exciting games of late spring/early summer are now available for pre-purchase! Max Payne's third outing in Brazil and an adventure to a world of brilliant MMO moments are both available for pre-purchase. Our hands-on with both games left wholly impressed us. If you've got any free time, kiss it goodbye. Read on for more!

New Releases for April 9th 2012 - Scarygirl and Influence

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Monday, April 09, 2012

Whether your week needs some 2D-3D side-scrolling from the mind of an Australian illustrator in the inventive world of giant octopi and interesting people or just sitting back and letting your mind wander while it focuses on gestating and formulating new ideas, our releases today have you covered. One of the best puzzle games we've seen in a long time is here and puts you in the shoes of an idea. That's right... an idea. Easy to learn, difficult to master. Read on for more!

Weekend EA Deals, Pre-Purchase Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion and Plenty of Deals!

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Thursday, April 05, 2012

This weekend we have some of our best discounts ever on recent EA titles and the deepest digital discount around on Anno 2070 Digital Deluxe! 66% Off in Flash Sale Friday! We're also very excited to bring you Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion now available for pre-purchase! Inside you'll find details of the new sci-fi space combat RTS from Ironclad and Stardock! Our favorite RTS series continues with this exciting expansion. Read on for more!

 

GameStop Named as the Exclusive Retail Partner for Upcoming Stardock Titles

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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Games developer Stardock Entertainment’s slate of up-coming PC game titles, including Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion, Elemental: Fallen Enchantress and The Political Machine 2012 will only be available as digital downloads. The titles will be available for purchase through digital resellers, including the GameStop PC application, and consumers will also be able to buy the titles from GameStop’s more than 4000 retail stores in the United States. When purchasing a title at a GameStop store, the consumer will receive a redemption code that will allow them to download, install, play and update the game through the GameStop PC application.

Sales and New Releases RSS Feeds Now Available for Your Reading Pleasure!

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Tuesday, April 03, 2012

By popular request our Sales and New Releases RSS feeds have now been implemented! You can pop these links into the RSS reader of your choice and be kept constantly up to date with our latests sales and releases. If we add a beta or put on a last-minute sale, you'll be the first to know! The news RSS feed stays as-is too, so you can stay up to date on our available pre-purchases and Flash Sales too. Click 'Read More' for the RSS URLs. 

New Releases for April 2nd 2012 - eXceed - Gun Bullet Children, eXceed 2nd - Vampire REX, exCeed 3rd - Jade Penetrate Black Package and The eXceed Col

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Monday, April 02, 2012

Do you enjoy challenges or top-down shoot-em-ups? Harkening back to the good old days, the eXceed saga brings back much of the challenge and insane charm of shoot-em-up title. Set in a strange world where vampires and demons are taken down by flying girls with magical powers, challenge and mind-bending story have never gone so hand in hand! Read on for more!

 

Experience the life of Ezio Auditore and Declare Your Allegiance to the Starks or Lannisters This Weekend with Great Weekend Deals!

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Friday, March 30, 2012

This weekend is our farewell to Ezio Auditore and a celebration of the return of HBO's Game of Thrones with huge discounts off the Assassin's Creed games and Game of Thrones. You can also take the fight to the heretic, the alien and the daemon in Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine for half off, and explore the world above the subway with a sweet deal in Metro 2033. The weekend's looking up, we know what we'll be doing! Read on for more!

New Releases for March 27 2012 - Anno 2070 DLC, Guild Wars: Eye of the North, Rayman 3, Might and Magic IX, and IGT Slots: Lucky Larry’s Lobstermani

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Today’s esoteric and lively launches run the gamut from strategy and DLC to crazy slot casino games! Whatever your choices or gaming tastes, something in today’s releases will tickle your fancy and hook you in. DLC for one of last year’s best strategy simulations, some of the best slot games we’ve used to manage our addiction, and a Might & Magic classic! What are you waiting for? Read on for more!

Weekend Deals: Buy Fall of the Samurai and get Shogun 2 Free! Plus 50% Off Haegemonia, 75% Off Sengoku and More Perfectly Sliced Deals!

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Friday, March 23, 2012

When Total War releases a new game, everyone knows. The Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai stand-alone expansion is now available and to celebrate, we’re letting you have the original Shogun 2 for free! Sengoku is 75% off, the Haegeonia franchise is half off and a host of other great RTS titles are on sale this weekend! Read on for more!

New Releases for March 20, 2012 - Kingdoms of Amalur DLC and a Slew of Nordic Adventure Games!

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Adventure games abound in today’s releases! Six of Nordic Games’ excellent adventure games land in your lap today, along with the hotly anticipated, pirate-themed DLC, Legend of Dead Kel for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning! Whether you prefer your adventure on the high seas or in spooky old manor-houses, there’s a game here for you! Read on for more!

Releases for March 20, 2012 - Top Gun - Hard Lock, Serious Sam 2 and SpaceChem

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Today’s releases make sure you’re able to kick it old school with titles that reference the ‘80s and ‘90s in a big, big way. From the photorealistic vistas of Miramar Flight School in Top Gun - Hard Lock to the colorful puzzles of SpaceChem, it’s a feast for the eyes. We dare you to look at those Top Gun screen shots without thinking of Kenny Loggins. Read on for more!

Weekend Deals - March Mayhem Nets You Up To 75% Off! Batman, Darkness II, Rage and More! Great Deals Inside!

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Friday, March 16, 2012

It's that mad time of year when people totally lose their cool and lose control of their responses to things they might find trivial any other time of year...To celebrate this turn of the seasons, March Mayhem will make sure all of our most off-the-wall games like The Darkness II, Saints Row The Third and Batman: Arkham Asylum and more are up to 75% Off! Read on for more!

New Releases for March 15, 2012 - Orbitron: Revolution and Defenders of Ardania

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

It’s an old-school style release day today! Orbitron: Revolution channels the side-scrolling space shooters of yore and Defenders of Ardania takes Tower Defense back to its fun roots in an expansive Fantasy universe! If you need a good way to kill some time, we’ve got your number. Read on for more!

Dragons, World War III and Arthurian Legend! Weekend Deals of 33% Off Skyrim, War Games Week and More!

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Friday, March 09, 2012

Would You Like to Play a Game? Of course! Everyone wants to play games! We fought long and hard to secure the sorts of deal you can use in the time of war. Wargames Week puts all of our favorite war-themed games on sale up to 75% off and Call of Duty sees its deepest discount anywhere! The prophecies are true, even Skyrim is 33% off! A great weekend will be had by all! More excellent deals inside! Read on for more!


Assassins, Death, The End of the World and... Cartoons? Awesome New Titles Ready for Pre-Purchase!

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Thursday, March 08, 2012

2012 continues to set a high bar for new releases. Assassin’s Creed III, Tera Online, Darksiders II, Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai, and Rayman Origins all continue that trend. With pre-purchase bonuses like extra content and even free beta access, these titles are an outstanding way to continue 2012. All are now available for pre-purchase! Read on for more!

New Releases for March 7, 2012 - Rayman Origins Demo

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

If you remember Rayman before his entire franchise was taken hostage by Raving Rabbids, Rayman Origins will take your memories of 1995 and yank them forward to 2012. Combining the original game’s brilliant side-scrolling gameplay with today’s beautiful graphics, Rayman Origins is the update you’ve been hoping for. Grab the free demo now! 

New Releases for March 6, 2012 - Mass Effect 3, The Sims 3 Showtime and MLB 2K12

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

The Reapers are here... and so are Katy Perry and A-Rod! Whether you prefer Commander Shepard or the pop-singer, your desire to role play will be met with today's New Releases! Mass Effect 3 and The Sims 3 Showtime are now available! If role-playing or playing god isn't your thing, there's the great American pastime of baseball. MLB 2K12 from 2K Sports swings its way onto the field. Your spoilt for choice this Tuesday! 

Pre-Load Mass Effect 3 Now! The Reapers are Less than 12 Hours Away!

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Monday, March 05, 2012

Pre-Load now and be ready at 12am US Pacific time! Earth is overrun by the enemy that simply doesn't stop and won't stop until it has eradicated humanity down to the DNA strand. Humanity's most durable hero, Commander Shepard is the only hope we have in this hour of need. Having proven the value of mankind to aliens and allies, it's up to you to finish the story begun in the original Mass Effect. Read on for more!

EA Titles Now Available For GameStop PC Downloads Customers in The United Kingdom!

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

We are pleased to announce that GameStop PC Downloads and EA have crossed the pond! Our UK customers can now purchase great games like the FIFA, The Sims and Mass Effect franchises, the exciting new Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning or the upcoming reboot of classic Syndicate! We’ll be adding more territories and regions soon. Read on for more! 

 

Buy 1 Get 1 Free On Select Sims 3 Titles! More Deals Inside! Up to 75% off Bastion and More Weekend Deals!

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Friday, February 10, 2012

It’s the weekend before Valentine’s Day. If you’re stuck for what to get your special someone, why not try one of our specially selected pairings of Buy 1 Get 1 Free Sims 3 titles? Perhaps a special adventure to a fabulous island of Isla Nublar for 25% off? The wildlife is positively prehistoric! Read on for more gifts for yourself or that special someone, plus our BEST EVER deal on Bastion!

$20 off Modern Warfare 3 and Age of Empires III Complete for 50% off! Plus An Amazing Dungeon Siege III Deal and More Great Weekend Savings Hea

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Thursday, February 02, 2012

Instead of sitting around waiting for the big game to come on this weekend, why not fill it with some of your favorite games? From World War III to the dawn of civilization and even to a brutal fictitious fantasy sport, our weekend deals showcase the most fun you can have without leaving home! Order some pizza and wings, crack open a cold drink and enjoy - It’s time for a game or two! 

King Arthur II Is Now Available and More Fantasy Around the Corner With Kingdoms of Amalur!

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Monday, January 30, 2012

King Arthur II is now available to begin your fantasy season and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is on the horizon with pre-loads starting Friday, February 3rd! Unsheathe your sword and don your helmet, your kingdom needs you. From the Isle of Albion and Camelot to the new, exciting realm of Amalur, 2012 is gearing up to be the year of brilliant fantasy titles. Whether you prefer a traditional RPG or a brilliant amalgam of wargame and RPG, you're now spoilt for choice! Read on for more!

Save 25% Off Assassin’s Creed Revelations! More Coins to Throw At Beggars! Plus 75% Off Crysis 2 For a Lucky Few and More Weekend Deals Inside!

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Friday, January 27, 2012

This Weekend you can save 25% off Ezio’s final adventure in the Assassin’s Creed story! That gives you more coins in your wallet to throw at the beggars of Rome! Crysis 2 is our Flash Sale Friday deal and Mass Effect 2, Might and Magic Heroes VI and Magicka Collection round out the weekend to make sure it's chock full of games to play! Read on for more!

Half-Life, Portal and More! Valve Games Are Now Available on GameStop PC Downloads!

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Some of the greatest, most creative games of the past decade (and the one before that) are now available! Legendary developer/publisher Valve is now available! Whether you enjoy hitting things with crowbars, the power of gravity, making holes in walls or making large holes in the undead, Valve’s games will suck you in and won’t let you go! There’s more quality gameplay here than you can shake a crowbar at! Read on for more!

Pre-Purchase Extra Extravaganza! King Arthur II and Mass Effect 3 Bring the Bonuses!

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Pre-Purchase bonuses galore! King Arthur II: The Roleplaying Wargame and Mass Effect 3 both now have brilliant extras if you get in early! RTS fans with a penchant for RPGs can get a free prologue campaign for King Arthur II and fans of Commander Shepard and Sci-Fi epics can pick up exclusive N7 Armor and guns when they pre-purchase Mass Effect 3! Read on for more!

Savings and Science Fiction Together Again! Save More All Weekend Long!

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Friday, January 13, 2012

This weekend, take some time to slip into the shoes of the World’s Greatest Detective, fight for the survival of your people, survive the anarchy of the world around you or just plain save the day! Haegemonia, Splinter Cell, Borderlands, Crysis, Metro 2033 and Batman: Arkham City are all on sale this weekend! It's a collection of great games we love and we know you will too! Read on for more!

Pre-Purchase Extra Extravaganza! King Arthur II and Mass Effect 3 Bring the Bonuses!

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Pre-Purchase bonuses galore! King Arthur II: The Roleplaying Wargame and Mass Effect 3 both now have brilliant extras if you get in early! RTS fans with a penchant for RPGs can get a free prologue campaign for King Arthur II and fans of Commander Shepard and Sci-Fi epics can pick up exclusive N7 Armor and guns when they pre-purchase Mass Effect 3! Read on for more!

McFly! McFly! Back to the Future: The Game is Here! Make Sure Going 88mph Is in Your Future!

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Monday, January 09, 2012

Come on Marty! Let's go! Back to the Future: The Game from Telltale Games just hit 88mph and is finally here on GameStop PC Downloads! Amazing voice acting and a fun art style make this piece of pop-culture heritage a must buy. Whether you’re a fan of adventure games, Back to the Future or both, it really is the future with digital downloads! Read on for more!

Wicked Witcher 2 Weekend Savings and a Sci-Fi Weekend - Welcome to 2012!

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Friday, January 06, 2012

It’s the first weekend of 2012. Settle in to the present by enjoying the future! You can start things off by racing for our first ever flash sale and all weekend you can save 40% on The Witcher 2. We’ve also got Ubisoft hit Anno 2070 for 25% off and more games for your enjoyment. The world is changing. Escape it! Read on for more details on this weekend's awesome deals!


Tales of Monkey Island Takes You Back to The Seven Seas and High Adventure!

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Thursday, January 05, 2012

Tales of Monkey Island is now available! An original tale from the curators of pop-culture at Telltale Games, this wonderful adventure game will let you experience a totally new story based on the classic LucasArts adventure franchise. Strap a sword to your hip and set sail for adventure! There’s plenty to be had within! Read on for more!

Ring in the New Year with Huge Savings on Great Games! Prototype, Homefront, Dungeon Siege III and More This Weekend!

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Friday, December 30, 2011

Save big on some of your favorite games as 2011 draws to a close! This weekend we've taken our great New Year's Sale and added some great Daily Deals to top off the New Year's weekend just right! Whether you'll be sleeping in, or neglecting to sleep at all, you can fill the rest of your spare time with one of our great titles! Happy New Year everyone! Read on for more.

New Year's Savings are Here! Ring in the New Year With Old Friends or Make Some New Ones!

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Thursday, December 29, 2011

It's a huge sale to mark the end of 2011! It was a busy year and we know it's hard to stay completely up on recent games, as well as revisit some old classics. So now's your chance! It was a huge year for us at GameStop PC Downloads and 2012 looks like it will be even bigger. We're celebrating the future and you can join in! Enjoy the games, roll in the savings and have a Happy New Year! Read on for more!

Huge Holiday Savings on the Games They Forget to Get You!

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Sunday, December 25, 2011

We can't expect everyone to read our minds or understand the giant variety of games we love every year. Whether you need to grab much-wanted game someone didn't get you, or pick up an EXTREMELY last minute present, you’ve got no excuse now! Great games like Dead Island, Space Pirates and Zombies, Dead Rising 2, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and more are all on sale! Read on for more!

 

Need Some Extra Holiday Cheer? Our PopCap Sale Has You Covered With Half Off All Titles!

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Friday, December 23, 2011

During the Holidays, sometimes it's hard to find time to sit down and play a game for hours on hours. You have gifts to buy, family to see and travelling to do. So instead, save 50% on all our PopCap Titles and stock up on casual gaming titles galore! Quick to start but hard to put down these casual titles will keep you gaming well into the New Year and put some spirit in your Holidays! Read on for more!

Enjoy Our Huge Holiday Sale and Skip the Stocking - Enjoy the Stuffing!

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Monday, December 19, 2011

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The time when we put tons of your favorite games on sale so you can treat yourself and others to all those games you missed this year! Now you’ve got no excuse to not experience great games like Dead Island, Space Pirates and Zombies, Dead Rising 2, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and more! Read on for more!

 

Final Fantasy XIV Now Available For All Your Adventuring Needs!

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Monday, December 19, 2011

It's time to save the world again. Final Fantasy XIV Online has been relaunched in all its eye-popping greatness. An MMORPG you can play in whatever style suits you best, from daily team player to lone weekend warrior. Following on from the frequent, ongoing success of Final Fantasy XI and a significant overhaul from its initial debut last year, Final Fantasy XIV 2.0 is definitely here and definitely worth another look! Read on for more!


 

Huge Chance for Massive Savings on Big Titles from EA and Ubisoft This Weekend!

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Friday, December 16, 2011

This weekend is a great chance to catch up on one of the best original franchises of the past few years in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, and capitalize on a great publisher-wide sale from Ubisoft and price drops from Bethesda. It’s a little over a week from Christmas so if you’ve not treated yourself yet, now’s the time! Read on for more!
 

Expand Your Experience With DLC Packs For your Favorite Games!

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

This week's new releases make sure to reel you back in to the games you couldn't tear yourself away from if you wanted! Battlefield 3, Duke Nukem Forever and Everquest all benefit from the kind of content addition we could only dream of ten year ago! There's some intense DLC is incoming folks! Pick it up, reload and get gaming! Read on for more!

It's War! War Inc Battle Zone Forms a Beachhead on GameStop PC Downloads with Exclusive Content!

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

War Inc Battle Zone from Online Warmongers has landed on our shores. With exclusive in-game premium content, including credit, armor and weapons the game is making some serious inroads into the online FPS market! Now's your chance to get in on the action, score a sweet deal on the exclusive content and get stuck in! In the world of War Inc, remember what you're fighting for! - Money! Read on for more!

Your ‘90s Console Flashbacks Have Arrived! Sega Genesis and Dreamcast Collections Now Available on GameStop PC Downloads!

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

No matter what kind of gamer you are, you’ve no doubt heard reverent mentions of the Sega classics - Sonic, Shining Force, Streets of Rage... The list goes on! Now you can grab these and tons of other classic Genesis and Dreamcast games on GameStop PC Downloads! All this week we’re adding many of the classic Sega games and franchises you grew up with. Special Daily Deals on new titles through Sunday! Read on for more!

Delve into the Age of Imperialism With Help from Today’s Sega Classic Catalog Releases!

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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Did you miss out on the 18th and 19th centuries? Live in the age of conquest, colonialism and war with today’s releases from Sega’s Total War franchise! Empire, Napoleon and more DLC than you can shake a musket at! All this week we’re adding many of the classic Sega games and franchises you grew up with. Special Daily Deals on new titles all this week! Read on for more!

The Adventures of Tintin: The Game Now Available! Play the Movie!

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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Starting today, you can join the intrepid Belgian reporter Tintin, his best friend Snowy and the irrepressible Captain Haddock in The Adventures of Tintin: The Game from Ubisoft! Now available from GameStop PC Downloads! Read on for more!

 

Today Great Sega Genre-Games Make Their Way to GameStop PC Downloads!

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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Today’s Sega Catalog releases vary wildly, from Total War RTS titles to Sci-Fi Action RPGs. They all have one thing in common though - They’re all fantastic games! All this week we’re adding many of the classic Sega games and franchises you grew up with. Special Daily Deals on new titles all this week! Read on for more!

Sega Classics Catalog Speeding into GameStop PC Downloads Starting This Week!

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Monday, December 05, 2011

Starting this week, many of the classic games and franchises you grew up with will be landing on GameStop PC Downloads. From Sonic to Total War, from Virtua Tennis to the entire Genesis and Dreamcast Collections, they’re coming. Special Daily Deals on new titles all this week! Read on for more!

Mass Effect 3, The Syndicate and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning from EA Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Coming next year, you can join Commander Shepard, an anti-Syndicate fighter or create your own character in world from the mind of R.A. Salvatore and Todd McFarlane. Mass Effect 3, The Syndicate and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning from EA Now Available for pre-purchase from GameStop Downloads! There are worlds to save and pre-purchase bonuses to score! Read on for more!

 

RAGE, BRINK and Hunted: The Demon's Forge On Sale For The Holidays

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

RAGE, BRINK and Hunted: The Demon's Forge are featured as part of a Holiday Sale on GameStop Downloads! All three games published by Bethesda and released this year showcase Bethesda's ability to attract great developer talent - id Software, Splash Damage and inXile Entertainment. Now you can get them all on sale in time for the holidays! Read on for more!

This Weekend, We Give You a Cornucopia of Digital Deals to be Thankful for!

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

It's that time of year again. The leaves are turning (either brown or green, depending on which hemisphere you live in) the winds are picking up and the Holiday shopping season is almost upon us. To celebrate the American tradition of consumerism Thanksgiving we've got a massive hunk of games for sale, giving savings to our customers, no matter where you live! From classic titles like Quake and Kohan to new blockbuster titles Battlefield 3 and RAGE, we're giving you a chance to spoil yourself or someone close to you. Read on for more.

Batman: Arkham City and Serious Sam 3 BFE Now Available on GameStop Downloads!

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

There's a lot to the Thankful for this week! Don the cowl of the World's Greatest Detective and enter the bowel of Gotham City's underworld. Batman: Arkham City is now available! The sprawling mega-prison in the heart of the world's most crime-ridden city is ripe for exploration! Serious Sam 3 BFE is also shooting its way to/through your hearts! Read on for more!

Crime Fighting and Monster Hunting with This Weekend Deals

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Friday, November 18, 2011

It's time for the weekend and Thanksgiving is coming. As schools close and the leaves turn (in the northern hemisphere at least) it's time for some of the more interesting games to make themselves known. This weekend's features include The World's Greatest Detective, a classic Bioware RPG, one of the most artistically interesting games in years and many more! Read on for more!

Block Fever is Here! LEGO Batman and LEGO Harry Potter Arrive on GameStop PC Downloads!

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Do you like LEGO? Of course you do! Do you like Harry Potter? You should! How about Batman? Everyone loves the Dark Knight. It's a good thing because we've got all of these things combined in some great games from Warner Brothers Games! LEGO Batman, LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 and LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 are all now available for you to down the cowl and/or sling spells on GameStop Downloads now! Read on for more!

Saints Row The Third Now Available - Start Pimping ASAP!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Third Street Saints are getting pushed by the Syndicate and it's time to fight back. What began as an urban sandbox game with an interesting slant on things has mushroomed into a colossus of fun and bizarre visuals, with tight controls, an absurd, off-the-wall universe and sense of humor. If you need a break from all that world-saving-seriousness of late, Saints Row The Third is the way to go. Read on for more.

Lead Your Wallet Once More Unto the Breach of Savings! Strategy Week is Here!

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Ready the troops and break out the strategy map, it's strategy week! All week long we're giving you the best deals on many strategy titles from Ubisoft, Paradox, Reverie, Kalypso and more! While your strategy decisions must be calculated and carefully considered, you won't have to pick and choose your games that carefully with prices like these! Whether you want to command your knights in battle or direct fleets of space ships in cosmic duels, we've got something for you. Read on for more!

Epic Fantasy Worlds, Saints Row, Sci-Fi and Wallpapers This Weekend!

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Take a break from reality and visit a new one this weekend, with deals on escapist fantasies from RTS to Action-RPG to MMORPG, you'll have no problems kicking back, relaxing and engrossing yourself in alternate realities where you hold the fate of worlds in your hands and your mightiest weapons are a keyboard and mouse. It's the weekend! Read on for more!

Exclusive Batman: Arkham City Wallpaper Available Now! Only from GameStop Downloads!

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

The sequel to the best Batman (best superhero?) game of all time, Batman: Arkham Asylum, is coming and to celebrate we have an exclusive wallpaper for you showcasing the spectacular art style for the game. Now you can see Batman stare across grim cityscape that awaits him in this Game of the Year Contender! Click the read link for access to the wallpaper.

Get Your Axes Ready! The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is Now Available for Pre-Load!

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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Prepare for the coming of infinite dragons (and infinite quests!) Customers who have already pre-purchased The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim can now begin pre-loading the game via the GameStop Downloads client. Skyrim will be released Friday, November 11, 2011. For further details, read on.

It's War! $10 PC Downloads Credit with Purchase of Modern Warfare 3!

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

From Moscow to New York, World War III is in full swing and the world stands on the brink. Stand up and be counted. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is here and the fight for freedom needs you! For those who missed out on all the pre-purchase goodies, we have the best deal in town. Buy Modern Warfare 3 today and receive a $10 GameStop PC Downloads Credit! Read on for more details!

Unleash Your Inner Child During Classic Games Week!

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Monday, November 07, 2011

We know it's a big week, with Modern Warfare 3 and Skyrim looking to make your head hurt with their pretty graphics, but it's also time to sit back, relax and reeducate (or just educate) yourself on where all these big games game from. It's Classic Games Week! Half off deals from Atari, Interplay and more! Read on for more!

The Dark Knight Arrives - Batman: Arkham City Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Batman: Arkham City is now available for pre-purchase! The sequel to the best Batman (best superhero?) game of all time, Batman: Arkham Asylum, B:AC takes players into a walled-off mega-prison in the heart of Gotham to uncover just what's behind the plot to place Gotham's greatest enemies in the center of the city. Pre-purchase Batman: Arkham City with GameStop and receive a code to unlock the exclusive Joker's Carnival Challenge Map

Trick or Treat! You Have Some Games to Beat! Halloween Weekend Sales!

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Scary Good Deals on Frightfully Good Games! The Halloween Sale Continues! With deep discounts off a great selection of scary and supernaturally-themed gamesm now's a great time to stay up late and dive into a good game! Just don't forget to answer the door when the kids come knocking! Read on for more!

Slay Smarter! Dungeon Siege III and Orcs Must Die! DLC Now Available!

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

DLC for two of our most popular games hits today! Dungeon Siege III - Treasures of the Sun and Orcs Must Die! Artifacts of Power are here! Whether you're in the mood for scouting for lost treasure in an ancient kingdom or looking to beef up your weapons and traps to keep those pesky orcs at bay, we've got them for you! Read on for more!

Exclusive Sword of the Stars II Wallpaper Available Now!

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Monday, October 24, 2011

The follow-up to Paradox's space-borne RTS Sword of the Stars is just around the corner. To celebrate, we've got an exclusive Sword of the Stars II wallpaper! Click the "Read More" link to download! 

Mount Up Soldiers! Battlefield 3 is ready for Pre-Load!

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Battlefield 3 is now available for pre-load on GameStop Downloads. Users who have already pre-purchased or who purchase before October 25th will have their game ready to play upon release! Pre-Orders still net the Hardened Warfare bonus and US customers can still receive a $10 GameStop Gift Card! Get ready, the battle begins soon!

Infinite Dragons! The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Now Available for Pre-Purchase!

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Monday, October 17, 2011

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is now available for pre-purchase through GameStop Impulse. Bethesda has started with a new engine, new mechanics and aims to top their previous Elder Scrolls efforts - III: Morrowwind and IV: Oblivion, both earning numerous Game of the Year awards as well as other accolades. Make sure your axe is sharp come 11/11/11. 

Sling Swords and Wield Powers with Might and Magic Heroes VI - Available Now!

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Might and Magic Heroes VI from Ubisoft is now available! Set 400 years before events in Heroes V players enter a fast-paced epic story where Angels plot to end -- once and for all -- an unfinished war with their ancient rivals, the Faceless. GameStop PC Downloads has both the standard and Digital Deluxe edition for sale! Read on for more details! 

Nordic Games and JoWood Join Forces!

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

JoWood Studios has been acquired by Nordic games, bringing a number of great RPG's under the same roof! To recognize this combination of business know-how and game design talent, we'll be putting big sales on several Nordic Games over the next couple of weeks, leading up to a Painkiller Day on Monday, October 24th. 

 

Atten-shun! Modern Warfare Week Begins!

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Are you sick and tired of gunning down evil individuals attempting to start World War III? Tired of shooting zombies in situations they should not be in? Us neither! That's why we've got a huge selection of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare titles on sale from now until October 18th. Check them out inside!

Vengeful Cops, Bullet-Time, Space Battles and Dictators for the Weekend!

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Friday, October 07, 2011

Weekend Deals this week include a miffed cop, giant space ships and magical lore. October is in full swing and we're giving you some fantastic games to while away the weekend before another big release, or to bide your time until that must-have game comes along. Max Payne, Prototype and more... For some insane details, read on!

id Software releases the long-awaited RAGE

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Monday, October 03, 2011

After five-plus years in development, the company that created the first-person-shooter genre has unleashed its brand-new game on the unwitting public. RAGE is a game with a pedigree so deep and a team so dedicated, it deserves and demands your attention. We are pleased to present RAGE on GameStop Impulse, with a free upgrade to the Anarchy Edition until October 10th. 

Giant starships and magic, oh my! Stardock titles on sale!

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Monday, October 03, 2011

Stardock Software's biggest hits are available for half off this entire week! Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity and Elemental: War of Magic are ready and waiting for you to join the forces of light against the forces of evil, or vice versa! Giant space battles and magic scrolls in one week? What more can you ask for?

Capcom Week on GameStop Impulse!

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Capcom Games Week continues!

This week we have some amazing deals on Capcom games, with each day's Daily Deal highlighting one of the great Capcom titles. Capcom is known for creating multi-million-selling franchises such as Street Fighter, Mega Man and Resident Evil. This weeks sales include some of their great classics as well as some hidden gems and new, fresh titles. 

 

FIFA 12 Now Available!

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

FIFA 12 is now available!

EA started the FIFA series 1993 and since then the series has been localized into 18 languages and has sold in 51 countries. There's more than 100 million copies worldwide, floating around, holding the world record for "fastest selling sports game ever."

New Releases for the week of September 26th

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Coming this week! 

This week sees the release of strategy games that bring forth some innovative gameplay options as well as the biggest-selling sports franchise in the world and a twist on the classic "Driver" franchise. Read on for more!

FIFA 12 Now Available for Pre-Purchase and Pre-Load!

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

FIFA 12 is now available for Pre-Purchase!

EA started the FIFA series 1993 and since then the series has been localized into 18 languages and has sold in 51 countries. There's more than 100 million copies worldwide, floating around, hold the world record for "fastest selling sports game ever."

Impulse is now GameStop Impulse!

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

An important announcement from the Impulse team about the changes to the site and the future. Read on for more details on what's going on and what's to come.

New Releases for September 22 - Zombies and RPG's!

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

In addition to the beautiful new site, we have a couple of great games released today. Activision give you more places and ways to kill even more zombies in the "Call of Duty Black Ops: Rezurrection" expansion and Ubisoft brings RPG fans some beautifully animated old-school RPG action in Might & Magic Clash of Heroes!

Positech Games Releases

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Positech Games' newest game expansion continues its penchant for apt titles! "Gratuitous Space Battles - The Parasites," expands on the previous game's use of huge space battles in a great strategy package. They're continuing the brilliant pace and quality set across their games to make the battles even more gratuitous. Add-on and enjoy! 

N3V Games' Trainz Simulators On-Sale!

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

N3V Games' Million-selling, award-winning train simulator, TRAINZ has a number of titles for sale today! The 2010 Engineer's Edition has a discount today only, with My First Trainz set, Simulator 12 and Simulator 2009 on sale until Monday 9/26! 

If you've ever been fascinated by railroads, the Trainz Simulators will let the kid inside of you out, whether it's as Surveyor, Driver, running a Railyard or in some games, dealing with one-of-kind scenarios. 

Great Titles on Sale from 2K Games - Today Only!

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Monday, September 19, 2011

In addition to today's normal Daily Deal, 2K Games and Impulse have joined forces to bring you an amazing deal on 4 big-name titles today only. 

Mafia II, Sid Meier's Civilization V, Duke Nukem Forever and Borderlands are all 50 percent off today. All of these are excellent games, some of them DECADES in development and definitely worth a whirl. 

Bully: Scholarship Edition Now Available

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Bully: Scholarship Edition takes place at the fictional New England boarding school, Bullworth Academy and tells the story of mischievous 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he goes through the hilarity and awkwardness of adolescence. Beat the jocks at dodge ball, play pranks on the preppies, save the nerds, kiss the girl and ultimately navigate the social hierarchy in the worst school around.

Midnight Club II Now Available

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Midnight Club 2 returns to once again redefine street racing on the PC. Drive anywhere in the city. Master evasive tactics to duck authorities. Find the fastest route to win. And earn your place at the top.

Sengoku Now Available

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Play as a Feudal Japanese lord in Sengoku, the newest grand strategy title from Paradox Interactive, available now worldwide on Impulse!

Totem Destroyer Deluxe Is Now Available on Impulse

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Friday, September 09, 2011

Totem Destroyer continues its addictive franchise with a brand new game! Welcome to a beautiful and whimsical land where the idols have once again found themselves in some very unusual situations! Use your puzzle-solving skills to cleverly remove totems from under the idols and get them to safety. Don't let the idols touch the ground or they'll be destroyed!

World of Tanks Is Now Available on Impulse

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Friday, September 09, 2011

World of Tanks is a team-based massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes more than 150 armored vehicles from America, Germany, and the Soviet Union, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.

Men of War: Vietnam Is Now Available on Impulse

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Thursday, September 08, 2011

Men of War: Vietnam is a new game for the critically acclaimed series. The new, story-driven campaign lets you taste the explosive mix of the jungle, Hueys and rock-n-roll in 1968. The Special Edition of MoW: Vietnam additionally includes 3 multiplayer maps and 5 singleplayer scenarios also playable in coop (up to 4 players) mode.

Sid Meier's Civilization V Is Now Available on Impulse

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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

In Civilization® V, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age, waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering new technologies, going head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.

Post Apocalyptic Mayhem Is Available Now on Impulse

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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Post Apocalyptic Mayhem lets you race and battle heavily-modified vehicles through numerous breathtaking tracks and lay waste to other racers in over-the-top vehicular mayhem. You can use special vehicle abilities to cause spectacular destruction to enemy cars as you fight and speed to victory. You’ll experience remarkable speeds, hilarious and violent weapons, reinforced vehicles and various exhilarating tracks.

New DLC for Starpoint Gemini!

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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Gladiators DLC for Starpoint Gemini is available now via the Impulse client to all registered customers, and it’s FREE! This update contains new ship designs, new special ship systems, and more.

Wasteland Angel Is Now Available on Impulse

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Thursday, September 01, 2011

Outfitted with a heavily armored car, unlimited firepower and a thirst for vengeance, our Heroine – the Wasteland Angel roams the radioactive wastes, travelling from one God-forsaken town to the next, protecting survivors from being enslaved. She’s on a mission, to defend those that can’t defend themselves.

El Presidente Demands You Play Tropico 4

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Thursday, September 01, 2011

Return to your favorite Island paradise to reprise your role of El Presidente in Tropico 4, the latest installment in the dictator simulator from Kalypso.  Available now worldwide on Impulse!

Gatling Gears Is Now Available on Impulse

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Gatling Gears is a twin-stick top-down shooter. The game is developed by Amsterdam-based Vanguard Games. Set in the same Mistbound universe introduced in Greed Corp., Gatling Gears takes you deeper into the lore of the world and its inhabitants with an all-new action-focused style of gameplay.

Kona's Crate Is Now Available on Impulse

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

The task is easy in Kona’s Crate: transfer crates with unknown contents to Chief Kona before he becomes angry. Using a jet-powered platform as your vehicle, deliver the crate before they are destroyed. Much harder to control than your average box, use your thumbs and stellar maneuvering skill set to thrust the crate through a maze of destructive elements.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Is Now Available on Impulse

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Call of Duty: Black Ops will take you behind enemy lines as a member of an elite special forces unit engaging in covert warfare, classified operations, and explosive conflicts across the globe. With access to exclusive weaponry and equipment, your actions will tip the balance during the most dangerous time period mankind has ever known.

The Fate of Albion is in Your Hands in Fable III

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Revolution has come to Albion!  The once idyllic land now trembles under the authoritarian rule of your brother, and it’s up to you to save the land from both your brother and a much more dangerous enemy in Fable III, the action RPG from Lionhead & Microsoft Game Studios.  Available now world-wide on Impulse!

Battlefield 3 Limited Edition Pre-Orders Now Get the Physical Warfare Pack!

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Thursday, August 04, 2011

Good news for customers who pre-order Battlefield 3 Limited Edition from GameStop Impulse!  Digital customers will now also get the Physical Warfare Pack bonus content that was previously only available to GameStop retail customers!

The Physical Warfare Pack gives you the edge on the modern battlefield with:


  • Type 88 Light Machine Gun (GameStop Exclusive Weapon!)
  • DAO-12 Shotgun
  • Flechette ammo for the DAO-12 Shotgun
  • Flash Suppressor for the SKS Sniper Rifle

This offer will be extended to all customers who pre-ordered previously so no one will miss out on the bonus pack.  The Physical Warfare Pack is only available to pre-order customers so order your copy today!

RailWorks 2 DLC Round-Up

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Friday, July 29, 2011

A multitude of RailWorks 2 DLC is available today on Impulse. Including: Union Pacific Big Boy Add-On, Doncaster Works Expansion Pack, Edinburgh-Glasgow Expansion, Isle of Wight Expansion Pack, and many more!

RailWorks 2 Is Now Available on Impulse

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Friday, July 29, 2011

RailWorks 2 has locomotives from the age of steam to the present day, recreated in incredible detail. Fabulous realism along 5 real-world and 3 fictitious routes with stunning scenery and exciting action. Simple to get going, but a challenge from the very start, with hundreds of hours of gameplay. Learn to drive quickly and easily with RS Cab Control ®. Compete with other drivers from around the world with the RS Career System ®.

The New and Easy Way to Go Train Driving!

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Friday, July 29, 2011

Drive a Steam Train is the perfect introduction the world of train simulation. Take control of a Steam locomotive running through beautiful English countryside. Your hands are at the controls, the steam is swirling and the whistle blowing…

Pre-Order Deus Ex Human Revolution, Get Deus Ex Game of the Year Edition, Deus Ex Invisible War, Free DLC!

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Experience the story of Adam Jensen, a man cybernetically augmented against his choice who finds himself in the middle of a global conspiracy to which he holds the key,Deus Ex: Human Revolution is set in a near–future world where humanity is at a turning point.

Deus Ex Human Revolution is available now for Pre-Order on Impulse!  Order now and get these EXCLUSIVE bonus items:

  • Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition AND Deus Ex: Invisible War for free, available to play immediately!
  • Explosive DLC Pack

Deus Ex Human Revolution is available in two versions:

Ubisoft Summer/Fall Line-Up Now Available for Pre-Order

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Be an assassin, rule a fantasy empire, play god or take down a crime lord; the choice is yours with the current summer/fall line-up of titles coming from Ubisoft, available now for pre-order on Impulse!

R.U.S.E.™ Is Now Available on Impulse

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

R.U.S.E.™ is a one-of-a-kind real-time strategy game that allows players to bluff their enemies to lead their nation to victory, controlling the action using views that range seamlessly from the heart of the battlefield to the full theatre of war. In R.U.S.E, your brain is your ultimate weapon as you fight a war of perception, where your ability to deceive and mislead your enemy determines success. A first in a strategy game, R.U.S.E reinvigorates the genre by using deception to give newfound depth to the gameplay.

Zeit²™ Is Now Available on Impulse

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Zeit²™ is a traditional side-scrolling, 2-D, shoot-’em-up game that brings unprecedented elements to the game experience. Zeit²’s unique time travel feature has yet to be seen in this genre even after decades of great games.

Spelunx Is Now Available on Impulse

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Spelunx is an educational title for elementary and middle school kids, but the learning is so cleverly hidden in the enchanting gameplay that even adults will find something to enjoy in this early gem from the creators of Myst. Professor Spelunx and Mr. Seudo are studying Planet X, a place full of mystery and adventure. There's a surprise around every turn, a huge world to explore and dozens of mini-games to enjoy.

Cosmic Osmo Is Now Available on Impulse

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Friday, July 22, 2011

You're an Osmo, a strange creature indeed. You explore the galaxy in your spaceship, and the planets you encounter are almost as bizarre as the Osmos themselves. There are seven worlds presented for your consideration, each more goofy and peculiar than the last. Cosmic Osmo is a game about exploration and discovery, not winning or challenges.

Join the Royal Air Force and The Battle for Britain!

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Fly into the pivotal aerial battle for the skies of Britain. As a member of the British RAF, face off against the deadly German Luftwaffe and the Italian Air Force. IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover is the next exciting World War II combat flight simulator from 1C: Maddox Games, creators of the critically acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik series.

Looking for a Challenge?

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Cubetastic is probably the hardest and most challenging puzzle game you will ever play. The game brings you in a world of cubes made up of different cells and colors. On top of each cube sits a light which you are asked to guide to the goal. Find a path to the goal by turning and recombining the cells of the cube.

Battle Slots Is Now Available on Impulse

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Battle Slots is a roleplaying game with a twist. A map-driven adventure, you will travel across over 100 unique locations, battling monsters and completing nearly 200 daring quests. Taking the place of traditional RPG dice or number generators is a customizable, magical slot machine.

GameStop Impulse Download Days Sale Begins!

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Looking for the best deals on some of the hottest games?  Then get ready for the GameStop Impulse Download Days Sale!  Every day through 7/25, a new set of games will be on sale at a deep discount.

We’re kicking off the sale today with these great game deals:

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Medal of Honor
Mount & Blade Warband
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Retribution
Disciples III Renaissance
Meridian 4 Hack & Slash Bundle
James Cameron’s Avatar The Game

Plus, for the entire sale period, get RIFT or RIFT Collector’s Edition $15 off!

The Fight for Antaloor Continues...

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Two Worlds II is a perfect blend of classic and innovated RPG features, atmosphere, and technology. A complex quest system and an exciting main story draw you into the world of Antaloor, made richer by secondary quest scenarios. Rich gameplay and engaging atmosphere propel the story and captures attention, promising danger and exploration throughout the many quests and video sequences.

Pro Cycling Manager 2011 is Now Available

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Experience an exceptional season at the head of one of the official teams in Pro Cycling Manager 2011.  This game puts you at the heart of the greatest cycling challenges such as the Tour de France or La Vuelta.  Intervene during races by guiding your leader and his teammates in the middle of intense and suspenseful stages. 

Mark Leung: Revenge of the Bitch is Now Available

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Since the beginning of time, RPGs have taken themselves far too seriously. They're plagued by recycled stories, stock characters and a clichéd pseudo-medieval fantasy setting. It's time for someone to make fun of these games. BIG TIME. That's where Mark Leung: Revenge of the Bitch comes in: it's a fully playable parody RPG. Think of it as an RPG gone wrong.

Antipole is Now Available

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Wield the power to reverse gravity as you fight your way through the robot mothership in Antipole from Saturnine Games. Manipulate gravity to overcome lethal obstacles, change falls into jumps, and defeat your enemies.

Mini-Robot Wars is Now Available

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Use your wits and tactics to conquer the obstacles of a challenging and fun storyline that spans three episodes in Mini-Robot Wars. Collect energy and metal parts to build your army while shooting, slashing, zapping and bombing the enemies.

Rebuild the 10th Legion & Save the Kingdom of Ehb in Dungeon Siege III

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Kingdom of Ehb is fractured and at war, with the remnants of the royal family in the west, and the religious zealots under the command of Jeyne Kassynder fighting a desperate battle for victory.  You are a descendent of the fabled 10th Legion, a once great military force, now hunted to near extinction for killing the old King.  You must rebuild the Legion and restore order to Ehb in Dungeon Siege III, available now on Impulse.

Prima Games eGuide Release Round-Up

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Official eGuides for Dungeon Siege III, Shadows of the Damned, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D are now available on Impulse.

Critical Mass Now Available

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Critical Mass is an action puzzle game that takes traditional match 3 and brings it into the world of 3D. It combines fast addictive gameplay with strategy to create a new and innovative gameplay experience.

Direct Hit: Missile War v1.5 Now Available

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Direct Hit: Missile War v1.5 is now available for download on Impulse.  This update includes bug fixes, performance improvement, and balance changes.  Download the update by launching Impulse, selecting Direct Hit: Missile War and clicking the Update button.  Click the title above to see the full changelog for this update.

Space Pirates and Zombies  Beta v0.9007 Now Available

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Space Pirates and Zombies  Beta v0.9007 is now available for download on Impulse.  This update includes multiple bug fixes and balance changes.  Download the update by launching Impulse, selecting Space Pirates and Zombies and clicking the Update button.  Click the title above to see the full changelog for this update.

Explore Post-Apocalyptic Moscow in Metro 2033

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Thursday, June 09, 2011

The end of the world came, and went.  Now, the remnants of humanity live in underground communities and are about to face a threat like none they’ve ever known in Metro 2033.  Available now worldwide on Impulse.

MX vs ATV Reflex Available Now

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Monday, June 06, 2011

Think fast and hang on to your ride as you take independent control of the rider and take the ultimate test of mettle in MX vs ATV Reflex from THQ. Dual controls let you tear it up with death-defying tricks and high-flying freestyle action. Fight for traction and dig up the track to leave your mark. Hone in your skills through havoc-laden environments that come alive, creating ever-changing conditions.

Dawn of War II Available Now

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

With a focus on fast-action RTS gameplay, Dawn of War II brings to life the science fiction universe of Warhammer 40,000 like never before. Experience the intimate brutality of battle as you play through the epic campaign. Clash with enemies on battlefields ablaze with visceral hand-to-hand and ranged combat. Lead and develop your squads into the most battle hardened elite strike force in the Galaxy.

Earthrise Available Now

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Earthrise is a post-apocalyptic science fiction MMORPG from Iceberg Interactive and Masthead Studios. Featuring a unique skill-based advancement system and player-driven economy, as well as extensive, meaningful player-vs-player combat, Earthrise gives you innumerable choices to forge your destiny.

June Markdown Madness!

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

With the start of June comes a pile of markdowns on some of the most popular games on Impulse.  Grab one of these games now at their reduced price:

Electronic Arts:

Bulletstorm – 50% off to $29.99
Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition – 40% off to $29.99
Dead Space 2 – 25% off to $29.99

Ubisoft:

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Deluxe Edition – $10 off to $49.99
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood – $10 off to $39.99

Prima eGuides:

Bulletstorm eGuide – 50% off to $9.99
Dead Space 2 eGuide – 25% off to $14.99
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood eGuide 16.7% Off to $16.65

Evochron Mercenary v1.428 Now Available

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Evochron Mercenary v1.428 is now available for download on Impulse.  This update includes multiple improvements to visual effects, textures and system performance.  Download the update by launching Impulse, selecting Evochron Mercenary and click the Update button.  Click the title above to see the full changelog for this update.

The Dark Ages Have Become Corrupted

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Set in a dark fantasy world, Hunted: The Demon's Forge is an unforgettable cooperative action game, pitting you and your partner against waves of vicious enemies. Discover secrets and complete co-op-based puzzles whilst exploring the sinister world to discover answers to the game's deep, dark mysteries

New Magicka DLC Available Now

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

In order to aid the Japanese relief effort, Paradox, Arrowhead and their partners have teamed up to offer the Magicka Nippon DLC. When purchased, 50% of the net proceeds goes to Japanese relief organizations.

Dawn of War II Retribution Now Available

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Command any of the six unique factions in the next stand alone expansion of the critically acclaimed Dawn of War real-time strategy franchise: Retribution. Choose to build a massive army or lead your small squad of elite heroes into battle and experience a single player campaign customized to your faction. On sale for 33% off this weekend!

Homefront Now Availalbe

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Join the Resistance, stand united and fight for freedom against an overwhelming military force in Homefront’s gripping single player campaign penned by John Milius (Apocalypse Now, Red Dawn). Stand alongside a cast of memorable characters as an emotional plot unfolds in this terrifyingly plausible near-future world. On sale for 33% off this weekend!

Frozen Synapse Is Now Available

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Frozen Synapse from Mode 7 Games brings the simultaneous turn-based strategy genre up-to-date and lets you give detailed, accurate orders to your squad. Classic gameplay with a modern interface! Each match immediately places you in an intense tactical situation: there's no waiting around for the fun part.

Pre-Order Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, Get Darksiders FREE

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

In the 41st Millennium, there is only War.  The Ork hordes spread across the galaxy and it is up to the stalwart forces of the God Emperor to stem the tide of xeno aggression and safeguard humanity.  You are Captain Titus, Space Marine of the Ultramarines, and you must save an Imperial Forge World from the greenskin threat in Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, available now for pre-order on Impulse.

All pre-orders come with a FREE copy of Darksiders.  Prepare for War by fighting AS War in the acclaimed action title from THQ and Vigil.

Darksiders Now Available

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The end has come, the four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride!  Or do they?  You are the Horseman War, and you have been duped into starting the apocalypse early in Darksiders, a third-person action title from THQ and Vigil.  Available now world-wide on Impulse.

Experience LUXOR Like Never Before!

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Answer the call of the goddess, Isis, in Luxor HD from Mumbo Jumbo. Chains of colored spheres are working their way through ancient Egypt, and it’s up to you to stop them before they reach the pyramids.

Elizabeth Find 2 Now Available

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Unravel the Medical Mysteries in this Dramatic Puzzle Adventure from ValuSoft! Follow Elizabeth through an engaging storyline with her fellow doctors, staff and some interesting sales reps.! Search for clues to diagnose and solve medical problems for a variety of patients in this enjoyable seek & find game.

King Arthur Collection Now Available

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Welcome to the lost age of chivalry in King Arthur Collection from Paradox and Neocore Games, a time of magic and myth where you must rule the land as one of the era’s living legends: Arthur, the son of Uther Pendragon, and the Once and Future King spoken of in prophecy.

Death and the Fly Available Now!

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Friday, May 20, 2011

Death and the Fly from Interplay provides unique 2D puzzle/platform action. Players will control two very different characters each with special skills that must be used to navigate the many traps and puzzles contained in each level. With many interesting ways to die and numerous opponents to face, the player will be challenged and entertained for hours.

The Tiny Bang Story Is Available Now!

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

The Tiny Bang Story from Colibri Games is set on the fictitious world of the Tiny Planet. When an asteroid hit the planet, its fragile world broke into pieces. Players will now have to recover its lost beauty and help the population of the Tiny Planet.

Geralt of Rivia Returns in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Six years have passed since the rebellion in the north was put down, and Geralt has become a central political figure in the Kingdom of Temeria.  But the peace that has been fought for is about to crumble, and Geralt will once more find himself fighting save the lives of innocents, and rediscover lost pieces of his past in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium Edition.  Available worldwide on Impulse.

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium Edition (International) – $49.99 / 49.99 EUR / 39.99 GBP

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Digital Premium Edition (Australia) – $62.99 AUD

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, May 16, 2011

For the week of 5/8 – 5/14, Space Pirates and Zombies was far and away the single biggest seller on Impulse.  If you’re into subspace-style, top-down space shooters with an absolutely insane number of options, then you definitely want to give the beta for SPAZ a spin.  It’s available now at 25% off the regular price!

Here’s the full list:

1. Space Pirates and Zombies Pre-Order BETA
2. Sins of a Solar Empire Trinity
3. Elemental
4. Galactic Civilizations II Ultimate Edition
5. Sins of a Solar Empire Expansion Bundle
6. World War One Gold
7. Supreme Commander Gold
8. Grotesque Tactics
9. Trapped Dead
10. Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: The Complete Edition

Don Your Wizard’s Hat and Robe Once More For Magicka DLC!

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Monday, May 16, 2011

The wacky antics of your party of wizards is far from over!  Get new gear, experience new adventures in three Magicka DLC packs! 

Magicka: Wizard Survival Kit – $0.99 / 0.99 EUR / 0.59 GBP

Magicka: Vietnam – $4.99 / 4.99 EUR / 3.49 GBP

Magicka: Marshlands – $1.99 / 1.99 EUR / 1.59 GBP

And to celebrate the release of the DLC packs on Impulse, Magicka is on sale for 50% off for one week only.  Now’s the perfect time to try your hand at some magical mayhem!

CreaVures Is Now Available on Impulse!

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Monday, May 16, 2011

In Creavures from Muse Games, players will take control of five distinct mythical creatures of miniature proportions. Each of them has an innate ability to be used alone or in tandem to help them solve mysterious platforming puzzles.

The First Templar Available Now on Impulse

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

The First Templar from Kalypso Media is a co-operative action adventure game, set in a dark and gritty portrayal of the late 13th Century during the Crusades where old friends become enemies, corruption spreads throughout the Church and once noble knights oppress the weak and renounce their oaths.

Family Farm Now Available

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Hammerware’s Family Farm is an innovative tycoon game in the setting of 19th century farmsteads. It's a simulation of a farmstead experienced in stories which span a generation.

Numerous Dangers Await You!

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Friday, May 06, 2011

Faery - Legends of Avalon from Focus Home Interactive is a big role-playing game packed with a very distinctive ambience and graphic style. Create your character, embark in a great adventure and discover the fantastic world of Avalon!

On the Battlefield, Prejudice Takes Many Forms, Knows No Boundaries, and Drives All Conflict

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Wednesday, May 04, 2011

In the distant future, humanity will call on its most fearless defenders to confront an emerging threat determined to eradicate all human life as we know it. Section 8®: Prejudice™ from TimeGate Studios is a sci-fi first-person shooter with dynamic combat, where every decision – from customizing equipment to activating team based objectives – drastically impacts the battlefield.

It’s All Up To You and You Alone!

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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Dead Meets Lead from Keldyn Interactive is every bit and piece of what a challenging zombie-slaying action game should be. Enter the role of the 18th century commander who’s on a mission to obliterate evil, by fighting your way through the island of El Mirando.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Sins of a Solar Empire – Trinity is back on top this week with a strong showing from EA’s Darkspore in second place.  Below are the top ten selling games on Impulse 4/24 – 4/30.

Academagia DLC 8 Released

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Black Chicken Studios has released version 1.3.4.0 of Academagia: The Making of Mages, which includes the free DLC 8 add-on. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update adds eight new adventures, more than 20 new events, new items, locations, bug fixes and much more.

Sol Survivor v1.83 Now Available

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.83 for their tower-defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now to registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version adds campaign levels to Survival Co-op mode and several bug fixes.

ProtoGalaxy Now Available

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Earth is under siege and it’s up to you to save it in ProtoGalaxy, a arcade side-scrolling shooter from Source Studio.  Available now worldwide on Impulse.

It's Cold, Dank, and the Peasants Hate You!

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Build the castle of your dreams with the Castles Pack from Interplay; battle bloodthirsty dragons, engage in brutal treachery, send troops abroad to war, and defend your land against marauding armies. But the peasants are still not happy. Maybe you shouldn't have poured hot oil on their heads...?

Men of War Assault Squad Updated

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

1C Company has updated their real-time strategy game, Men of War Assault Squad, to version 1.8.5.3 today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this new release includes new units, explosion effects, gameplay changes, bug fixes, multiplayer improvements and more.

MDK 2 Now Available on Impulse

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Kurt Hectic is back to save the universe in MDK 2 from Interplay. This time he is teamed with the genius Dr. Hawkins and the 6-legged gun-toting robotic dog, Max. Together they must out-sneak, out-blast and out-think their enemies as they attempt to reclaim earth from a vile alien menace.

MDK Now Available on Impulse

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Using your stealth parachute and zooming head-mounted sniper-weapon you’ve got to stop the alien invaders in MDK from Interplay.

Star Ruler 1.0.7.4 Now Available

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.7.4 for Star Ruler today. Available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update contains bug fixes and some new additions.

Yar's Revenge Now Available on Impulse

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

In Yar’s Revenge from Atari, take flight as you explore exotic alien worlds and seek to avenge your fallen race. Gain experience to upgrade and expand your armor and weapon capabilities as you fight off the evil Qotiles. But remember to take care in the choices you make – as the fate of your species and home world hangs in the balance.

Fight for the Crown!

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Build a castle, hire an army, and crawl through cursed dungeons for legendary treasures in Empires and Dungeons 2 from Niels Bauer Games, available worldwide on Impulse.

Defeat the King of the Seas

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Take on an underwater quest to save the world with Pathea's new side-scroller, Drains, available worldwide on Impulse.

Majesty 2 Collection Now Available

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The kingdom of Ardania needs their king!  Available now as an all-in-one bundle, the Majesty 2 Collection includes Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim plus the Kingmaker, Battles of Ardania and Monster Kingdom for just $19.99!

Armada 2526 - Supernova Now Available

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Friday, April 15, 2011

The first expansion pack for Ntronium Games' Armada 2526 is now available with, Supernova. Strategy gamers can explore and exploit new star systems, find alien technology, encounter two new races, setup new trade systems and use 50 new technologies to open up new tactics.

Star Ruler 1.0.7.2 Released

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hot on the heels off their last update Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.7.2 for Star Ruler. Available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes UI updates, bug fixes and more.

XIII Now Available

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The leader of the free world has been assassinated and you are the prime suspect in XIII from Ubisoft. What lies ahead is a deadly quest not only into your shadowy past, but also into America's darkest corridors of power.

Stranger Now Available

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Enter a magical world, lead armies and fight for your immortal soul in Stranger from Fireglow Games.  Available now on Impulse.

Deepica Now Available

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Explore the depths of the ocean in Deepica, a casual matching game from Fireglow Games.  Available now on Impulse.

Conquer Flowerdale with Dungeons DLC

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Friday, April 08, 2011

Evildoers can annex a new realm with the first Dungeons DLC Pack from Kalypso Media. The pack includes 20 new prestige items, a new campaign map and 10 new maps for sandbox, survival, soul survival and amusement modes.

Call Upon the Elements

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Call upon four elemental friends in Endless Fluff's new casual/RPG matching game, Legend of Fae, available worldwide today. In this unique action/matching RPG, players fight dozens of monsters, upgrade their elemental heroes, create massive combos and more in a quest to help Claudia find her uncle.

Pre-Order Darkspore Limited Edition Now

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Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Join the sci-fi universe of Darkspore, a new breed of Action-RPG in which you battle across alien worlds against a deadly foe.  The upcoming action/RPG from Maxis and Electronic Arts is available for pre-order today.

The Limited Edition comes with a special character unlock and a bonus armor pack.

Star Ruler 1.0.7.0 Now Available

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.7.0 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes a huge number of fixes, changes and additions.

Stardock Community FAQ about Impulse Acquisition by GameStop

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Statement to the Stardock community:

We at Stardock have always operated with the goal of transparency to our loyal (and awesome) fan base. As such, we understand that many of you will have questions regarding the recent news that Impulse, Inc. has been acquired by GameStop.

Conquer Ancient Greece

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Conquer the ancient Greek world with Longbow Games', Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece, available worldwide today on Impulse. This Gold edition of the real-time strategy wargame includes brand new content and features through three historical campaigns.

Dungeons Releases Version 1.2.2

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Kalypso Media's strategy game of evil mastery, Dungeons, hits version 1.2.2 and is now available to all registered customers via the Impulse client. The update adds a new map, improved modding support, improved pathfinding, bug fixes and more.

Din's Curse v1.023 Released

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Indie developer Soldak has released v1.023 of its RPG, Din's Curse. Available now for all registered Impulse customers, this update includes a huge number of bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more.

Explore the Galaxy in BEEP

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Explore a new star system with Big Fat Alien's physics-based platformer, BEEP, available worldwide today on Impulse.

Can You Become the Grand Champion?

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A House of Champions is a unique RPG featuring a set of challenging boss battles which require much more than just brute force to defeat. Use your wits to discover strategies and solve your opponents as you fight your way through the ranks of 20 unique Champions. It's not easy, but perseverance is key as your characters grow and your strategies develop with every epic battle.

How Far Can You Make It?

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Starry from Indefini is a looping, accelerating rail shooter. Your goal is simple: get the highest score possible and reach the top of the leaderboard. Blast through levels full of enemies with your laser gun and lock-on missiles.

Official WWE All Stars eGuide!

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

All the unique signature moves, abilities, and finishers are detailed in the WWE All Stars eGuide from Prima Games. The player can choose from four play styles and Prima gives the in-depth details on each one.

The Acceptance of your Fate and of Potential Relief of your Inner Turmoil Seem Attainable...

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Like a Crow on a Wire is the latest installment of the Winter Voices series. For the first time in what seems like an eternity, a tiny village crushed by the huge mass of mountains indicates the presence of other human beings... Will they be a great help or a danger more deadly than your desperate and icy loneliness? The road to the capital becomes clearer and the river, which crosses inhabited land, is not far behind the last peak and mountain pass.

Will you be strong enough to face your demons

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Monday, March 28, 2011

The Winter Voices series continues with Nowhere of Me. You advance in your adventure alone in the middle of the tundra and attempt to follow a forgotten trail, marked by ruins of ancient stopovers and roaming animals. Your unconscious’ voices are submitting you to harrowing internal battles, which you must overcome to carry on with your reconstruction.

It’s Now Time for a Long Journey.

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Those Who Have No Name is the first addition to the ongoing Winter Voices RPG series from Beyond the Pillars. Travelling in the snow is an ordeal and strangers, tramps or travelers also caught up in this unexpected winter now replace the familiar faces of your childhood village. Haunted by ghosts in your past, to avoid giving up on the voyage and going back, you must find the courage to face your fears.

A Drama is Unfolding in a Tiny Village Buried in Snow.

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Winter Voices is the new RPG Series from Beyond the Pillars. The game alternates real-time phases for dialog, world exploration and turn-based combat that requires reflection and strategy, with a choice of more than 100 skills for a unique confrontation with your destiny.

Buy Big Sky Between March 25th and April 1st to Benefit Japan Relief

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Friday, March 25, 2011

Boss Baddie, developers of the fast-paced arcade shooter Big Sky are donating 100% of all sales of the game made between now and April 1st to Japan Relief to help with the recovery efforts following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated much of the country.

Pick up a great indie game and support a good cause for just $7.99.  For more information, visit http://impulsedriven.com/bigsky.

Academagia DLC 7 Released

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Friday, March 25, 2011

Black Chicken Studios has released version 1.3.2.0 of their smash hit simulation, Academagia: The Making of Mages today, which includes the free DLC 7 add-on. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update adds seven new adventures, 25 new events, new items, locations, bug fixes aand much more.

Step into a World of War and Legend

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Fantasy Wars from 1C is a turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy world. Combining both classic strategy gameplay and sophisticated 3D graphics players can experience epic battles like never before.

Theatre of War 3 - Korea Now Available

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tactical strategy gamers can now buy 1C Company's, Theatre of War 3 - Korea, available worldwide on Impulse. In this new installment of the series, players leave WWII for the Korean War in 1950. You'll have to move your forces over the entire Korean Peninsula, manage reserves and supply lines, and more through dynamic, non-linear campaigns.

Become Rommel in Africa 1943

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Take the war to Africa and command the forces of General Erwin Rommel in 1C Company's, Theatre of War 2 - Africa 1943, available worldwide. In this sequel to the hit Theatre of War, players must prepare once more to put steel against steel with the allies across three campaigns.

Command a WWII Task Force

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Command a special task force of WWII units in 1C Company's real-time tactical strategy game, Theatre of War, available worldwide on Impulse. Players will command a special force of tanks, APCs, field guns, mortars and infantry through a series of 40 historically accurate WWII missions across more than 30 maps.

Daily Deal: Cities XL for 50% Off

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cities XL, the “next-gen” in city building games is on sale today for just $9.99.  That is 50% off regular price with worldwide availability!

Save New York City in Crysis 2

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

A new threat has emerged. This time though, it's on US soil. So don your nanosuit and get ready to face the alien threat once again in Crysis 2, the latest first person shooter from Electronic Arts and Crytek. Available now on Impulse.

Stalk the Steets of Rome in Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Legendary Master Assassin, Ezio Auditore returns to visit vengeance upon the Borgia family in Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, the latest title in the series from Ubisoft.  Available now on Impulse!

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood comes in two editions:

Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games Release Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity v. 1.2 - Patch Available Now

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Stardock Entertainment (www.stardock.com) and Ironclad Games (www.ironcladgames.com) have unleashed a massive changelog for the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity version 1.2 and the update is now available. Trinity bundles the original award-winning real-time strategy PC title from Ironclad Games with the two game-changing micro-expansions, Entrenchment and Diplomacy. Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity is available via the digital download platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) for $39.95.

Men of War: Assault Squad Updated

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

1C Company has released version 1.81.2 of its recent strategy game, Men of War: Assault Squad, to Impulse today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update adds a number of new models, gameplay changes, bug fixes, multiplayer maps and more.

New Victoria II DLC + Victoria II Price Drop

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tweak your Victoria II experience with two new sprite packs and a new UI mod DLC!  Victoria II: Interwar Artillery and Victoria II: Interwar Planes sprite packs add dozens of new unit uniforms to your game.  And change the UI of the game to give it a more classic, Victorian office feel with Victoria II: Old Vic.  All three DLC packs are available for $1.99 each.

And to celebrate the release of these three DLC packs, the price on Victoria II has dropped to just $29.99!

Embark on an Epic Adventure!

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A place thought to exist only in myth, crawling with prehistoric creatures and ruled by a beast of legendary power, King Kong. Survive as Jack in a world full of predators and live the legend in Peter Jackson’s King Kong from Ubisoft.

Defeat Himmler and the Occult

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Monday, March 14, 2011

WWII rages on with Return to Castle Wolfenstein, from Bethesda Softworks and id Software. Available in North America today on Impulse, this incredible sequel puts the player on an intense mission to pierce the black heart of the Third Reich to stop SS head Himmler.

Wipe Out the Nazis in Wolfenstein 3D

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Bethesda Softworks and id Software's classic FPS, Wolfenstein 3D, comes to Impulse today for North American customers. Re-experience the challenge that helped to pioneer the first-person shooter genre and bring its creators legendary status.

What If Reality Was Just an Illusion?

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Friday, March 11, 2011

In Viva Media’s Gray Matter, legendary game author Jane Jensen (creator of the Gabriel Knight series) tackles questions concerning the nature of reality and the power of the human mind in a mystery adventure that comprises 8 massive chapters.

Stardock's Tiles Reimagines the Windows Task Metaphor

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Over the years, Stardock's Object Desktop suite of utilities has been the source of many innovations on the PC. It is where the concept of "widgets" and "gadgets" was born. It is where ZIP files being treated like folders came from, it's where GUI skinning came from, it's where animated desktop wallpaper came from. And more recently, it's where the popular icon organization program, Fences came from.

This year, Stardock is proud to add Tiles to the list of new Object Desktop programs. Tiles is to tasks what Fences is to desktop icons. It is designed to allow users to more effectively manage what they are working on.

Dungeons Achieves Version 1.2.1

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Kalypso Media's strategy game of evil mastery, Dungeons, has reached version 1.2.1 and is now available to all registered customers today via the Impulse client. This update includes a number of new features, additions and modding improvements.

Fly, Shoot, and Bomb!

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Pe-2: Divebomber from Polynetix Studio is an acrade-scrolling flight-simulator. There are a variety mission types including: bombing enemy positions, intercept Axis planes, recon, and supply.

Welcome to The Network!

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

The Network from AquaFox is a total immersion top down shooter that has a fully integrated story delivering a unique experience and addictive game play.

Divide Your Armies and Conquer the World

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Play the role of a futuristic commander in Conquest from Proxy Studios. Position satellites to reveal your opponents. Launch missiles to annihilate large troop formations, but watch out for incoming drop pods behind your back.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, March 07, 2011

Electronic Arts' upcoming RPG, Dragon Age II, skyrocketed to the top of the Impulse charts this week with the availablity of its pre-load. Stardock Entertainment's Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity and Blind Mind Studio's Star Ruler round out the top three. Click through for the hottest titles for the week of February 27th to March 5th.

Experience True Fear in Doom III

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Monday, March 07, 2011

Science has unlocked the gates to the unknown in Bethesda Softworks' and id Software's Doom III, available in North America today on Impulse.

Take Part in Massively Multiplayer Naval Battles in Picaroon!

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Friday, March 04, 2011

Build your island empire and conquer your enemies in Picaroon, a new free-to-play MMO from Blitz 1Up.  Available now world-wide on Impulse!

Purchasing Picaroon gets you the game AND 2,500 Doubloons, the game currency to purchase power-ups and additional in-game content.

Control a Powerful Tool of Carnage: a Starship

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Friday, March 04, 2011

Starpoint Gemini from Intercorona is a free-roam RPG tactical simulation set in a unique science fiction setting where you are free to traverse the universe in search of adventure and fortune, or you can tackle the challenging campaign, at your own pace.

Give ol’ Homer a Hand

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Friday, March 04, 2011

Enjoy the freedom of eight direction movement in the new match-3 title from Interplay: Homesteader. Maintain power, buy tools, and get the job done before time runs out!

The sequel to the award-winning space-combat sim!

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Freespace 2 from Interplay and Volition gives you new features, ships and missions. Fly past gigantic capital ships as they engage in combat with beam weapons wider than your fighter; beam weapons powerful enough to carve even the largest capital ships in half.

Invade Stroggos in Quake II

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Our classic lineup of id Software games continues today with the mega-hit, Quake II, available for North American customers.

Blast your way through gorgeous, multi-layered levels!

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Mactabilis from Blazing Bit Games is a high definition shooter with rpg elements. Customize your ship, select from a large array of weapons or even create your own! Follow the engaging storyline that carries you through beautiful, multi-level, adrenaline filled missions.

Daily Deal: Star Ruler for 60% Off

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Star Ruler from Blind Mind Studios is our Impulse Daily Deal for Wednesday.  This interstellar strategy game is 60% off today – just $10 – available worldwide!

Star Ruler

Welcome Back to the Arena

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Bethesda Softworks and id Software welcome FPS fans back to the Arena with the Quake III Pack, available in North America today on Impulse. The Quake III Pack includes Quake III Arena and Quake III Team Arena for one low price.

Din's Curse v1.022 Now Available

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Indie developer Soldak has released v1.022 of its RPG, Din's Curse today on Impulse. Available now for all registered Impulse customers, this update includes a huge number of bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more.

Academagia DLC 6 Released

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Black Chicken Studios' Academagia: The Making of Mages has reached version 1.2.8.0, which includes the free DLC 6 add-on. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update adds seven new adventures, 28 new events, 15 new items, six new locations and more.

Rebellion is Upon Us: The Next Chapter of Sins of a Solar Empire Unveiled at Game Developer's Conference 2011

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

The time of Diplomacy is over. The length of the war and differing opinions on what should be done to bring the war to an end has led to a splintering of the groups involved. The controlling powers-that-be have depleted arsenals and seemed to have exhausted all efforts of diplomacy. Trapped in a stalemate, sub-factions have rebelled and broken off the main alignments. Rebellion is upon us.

Impulse::Reactor to Allow Game Developers to Implement "Free to Play" Into Their Titles

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Digital distributor Impulse, Inc. (www.impulsedriven.com) announced the addition of several new features designed to enable developers easily add "free to play" type features to their PC games. The next beta drop of its forthcoming game developer platform SDK, Impulse::Reactor, scheduled in March, is expected to include an in-game store experience, feature unlocking, and seamless downloadable content management all managed from an easy to use developer portal. Parent company Stardock Enterta

Get ready for a new kind of war!

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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Direct Hit: Missile War pits you against opponents in isolated planetary battles.  Space is being colonized in this futuristic strategy game from Polynetix Studio, and the only way to claim the star systems you want is to research, design, and construct missiles to strike down your enemy.

New Elemental: Fallen Enchantress Video and Artwork

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Monday, February 28, 2011

This is the first developer diary for Elemental: Fallen Enchantress, the stand-alone expansion to Elemental: War of Magic! We also have new artwork and screenshots showing off new battles and beautiful artwork for the upcoming title.

The Undead Are Right On Your Heels in Trapped Dead from Meridian4

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Hedge Hill, Missouri has a bit of a zombie problem on its hands, and it’s up to you to lead a group of survivors out alive in Trapped Dead, a new tactical real-time strategy game from Meridian4 and Crenetic.  Available now world-wide on Impulse!

Buy the game before 3/3/2011 and get 20% Off!

Star Ruler 1.0.6.2 Now Available

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.6.2 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes a huge number of fixes, changes and additions.

The Future of War Has Arrived

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A colossal war is being waged that threatens to annihilate the entire world with Activision's classic RTS, Dark Reign®: The Future of War, available in North America today on Impulse. Includes the original game and the Rise of the Shadowhand expansion pack.

Stardock Customer Report 2010

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

For the last couple of years Stardock has released its Customer Report to the public, and we have always received a great response to it, so I'm happy to present the Stardock Customer Report 2010. This report is part of the internal business plan of Stardock along with results from our yearly customer survey that we send out to our customers.

Spread the Glory of Rome

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Our classic Activision catalog expands today with Impressions Games', Caesar III, available today in North America on Impulse.

Kill With Skill in Bulletstorm!

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Step into the role of Grayson Hunt, former elite soldier now space pirate, in Bulletstorm, an over-the-top First Person Shooter from People Can Fly, Epic Games and Electronic Arts. Available now on Impulse!

Daily Deal: Men of War for 75% Off

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Men of War from ValuSoft is our Impulse Daily Deal for today.  This strategy game set amid the Cold War can be purchased on Impulse for 75% off – just $3.74!

Men of War

Pre-Order Painkiller Redemption on Impulse

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Dreamcatcher Interactive's upcoming first-person shooter, Painkiller Redemption is now available for pre-order worldwide on Impulse. For just $4.99, this standalone expansion offers 7-10 hours of gameplay against more than 6,000 wicked monsters, improved graphics and AI, and much more.

Backyard Sports is back with Sandlot Sluggers!

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Atari’s Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers offers hours of entertainment with laugh out loud comedic commentary and exaggerated animations for a one-of-a-kind gaming experience. The game is packed with loads of surprises and stars a neighborhood full of fun and diverse kids -- both fan favorite characters and new friends.

Dungeons Hits Version 1.2

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Kalypso Media's new strategy game, Dungeons, has reached version 1.2 and is now available to all registered Impulse customers today via the Impulse client. This update upgrades the engine for better performance, includes new features, bug fixes and other improvements.

Start your own gang and recruit right from the streets

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Interplay’s Kingpin: Life of Crime is a tale of revenge. Take control of a street gang and order your recruits to attack, defend or even do a little safe-cracking to pick up some needed cash. Use that cash to buy nastier weapons and take down your punk enemies in this intense first-person shooter. Being the Kingpin is half attitude and all action.

The universe is going down the toilet. Only one man can unstop it.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Experience a blast from the past with the complete, completely twisted Space Quest Collection. As Roger Wilco, heroic janitor, you’re up against screwy space aliens with the fate of the universe in your dishpan hands. You’ll laugh yourself silly as you journey through all six original stories, packed with over 50 hours of hilarious adventure.

Pre-Order Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Deluxe Edition, Save $10!

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ezio returns, now as a legendary Master Assassin, to continue his struggle against the Templar Order in Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, the latest installment in Ubisoft’s acclaimed Assassin’s Creed series, coming soon to Impulse!

Pre-order Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Deluxe Edition and save $10!  Get all the Deluxe Edition bonus content for the same price as the regular edition.  Additional maps, skins, DLC, videos, soundtrack and more are included in this deluxe edition package.

Seven Timeless Adventures. One Epic Saga.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The crown jewel of adventure games is back! Written by the co-founder of Sierra Entertainment, Roberta Williams, King’s Quest pioneered the evolution of adventure gaming. All the rich storylines, exciting quests, detailed characters and formidable foes of the original seven games are now available in one pack. Join King Graham and the royal family of Daventry in their thrilling adventures through the fantasy world of King's Quest.

Build the Next Great Roman City

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Advance up the Roman empire's political ladder and build the next great Roman city with Activision's, Caesar IV, available in North America today on Impulse.

Reclaim Your Place as Lord of the Underworld in Dungeons

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Lure heroes into your carefully constructed dungeon, making sure they get their fill of treasure, equipment and combat before cutting them down and harvesting their souls to gain power in Dungeons, the new strategy game from Realmforge Studios and Kalypso Media that puts you in the role of the nefarious dungeon lord.  Available now world-wide on Impulse.

The Holy War is over.

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Sacrifice is the acclaimed real-time strategy game from Interplay that focuses on combat instead of resource gathering. The only two resources you'll need to worry about are mana and souls. Need more units? Capture the souls of your enemy.

Stardock Releases Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity v. 1.2 beta

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Stardock Entertainment (www.stardock.com) and Ironclad Games (www.ironcladgames.com) have unleashed a massive changelog for the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity version 1.2. Trinity bundles the original award-winning real-time strategy PC title from Ironclad Games with the two game-changing micro-expansions, Entrenchment and Diplomacy. Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity is available via the digital download platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) for $39.95.

Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity/Diplomacy v1.2 Beta Begins

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games are pleased to announce the release of the v1.2 BETA update for Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity customers. This optional update for adventurous players include improvements to the game engine for better texture use, a new Pirate system, balance changes for each race, AI improvements, diplomatic balance updates and more.

Create the perfect garden!

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Comb the rooms of a gorgeous mansion for hidden items and restore a once stunning garden to its former glory in Gardenscapes from Playrix. Choose from tons of garden accessories to customize the garden to your taste.

Mysterious murders are taking place!

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

In Arevan: The Bitter Truth, from Over Cloud 9, King Solemaun decides to start a covert investigation with other world rulers. By his order, Prince Maurean, his son, sets off on a journey to discover the identity of the murderer and any ulterior motives he may have.

Daily Deal: Rig 'n' Roll for 75% Off

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

The Daily Deal today on Impulse is Rig ‘n’ Roll for 75% off.  For just $8.74 you can take a seat behind a big rig in this driving simulation game which is available worldwide.

Rig ‘n’ Roll

Interplay Classics Launch on Impulse: Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

War.  War never changes.  Go back to the beginning and relive the classics of CRPG gaming with the original Fallout games from Interplay & Black Isle Studios:  Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel.  Pick them all up individually, or get three for the price of two in the Fallout Classic Collection bundle!  All are available world-wide on Impulse.

Interplay week begins today with these three RPG classics.

Retro Shooter Big Sky Now Available

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Jump into the cockpit of your very expensive spaceship and blast your enemies away in Big Sky, a retro style shoot-em-up from Boss Baddie.  Available now world-wide on Impulse.

Take a trip to the Drowned Dead Hotel

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Phantasmat Collector's Edition from Codeminion SC has over 100 beautifully hand drawn locations, hidden object scenes and interesting puzzles - all full of secrets to uncover. This fully voice acted game, with over an hour of atmospheric original soundtrack, sets the new standard for casual adventure games.

Daily Deal: Achtung Panzer - Kharkov 1943 for 80% Off

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Sunday, February 06, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for this Sunday is Achtung Panzer – Kharkov 1943 for 80% off regular price.  This strategy game from Paradox Interactive can be had for just $3.99 today available worldwide on Impulse.

Get ready to navigate your Clones through mind bending puzzles

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Clones from Tomkorp is a friendly, fun, and engaging evolution to the classic Lemmings puzzle genre. A built-in level editor is included that was used to create the single-player campaign of over 150 clontastic puzzles spanning 11 CloneMaster bosses over 5 regions of the Clones Planet.

Daily Deal: GUN for 50% Off

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Today’s Impulse Daily Deal is GUN for 50%.  Experience the action of the old West for just $10!

GUN

Take Three Unique Looks at WWII in Men of War

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Journey through three different stories of WWII in ValuSoft's, Men of War, available worldwide today on Impulse. Men of War takes place in Europe during the height of World War II and is shown through three campaigns that play out through the eyes of Soviet, Allied and German soldiers.

Academagia DLC 5 Released

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Black Chicken Studios' Academagia: The Making of Mages has reached version 1.240, which includes the free DLC5 add-on. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update adds six new adventures, more than 20 new events and more.

AI War: Fleet Command Reaches v5.00

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Arcen Games' his another milestone today with the release of AI War: Fleet Command version 5.00 onto Impulse today. Available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this latest update contains huge number of refinements, bug fixes, gameplay tweaks, AI improvements, balance changes and much more.

Daily Deal: Bioshock for 75% Off

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Friday, January 28, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for Friday is Bioshock for 75% off!  This popular first-person shooter can be purchased today from Impulse for just $4.99 (North America).

Bioshock

Kill With Skill! Pre-Order Bulletstorm Today

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

It’s all about killing with finesse and creativity in Bulletstorm, the upcoming first-person shooter from Epic Games, People Can Fly and Electronic Arts.  Pre-order now and be ready to kick some major ass when the game releases on February 22nd!

Daily Deal: Runaway - A Twist of Fate for 50% Off

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Runaway – A Twist of Fate is our Impulse Daily Deal for today.  This adventure game from Focus Home Interactive is just $14.99 today which is 50% off the regular price!

Prima's official Dead Space 2 eGuide is here!

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Necromorphs got you down? Need that extra Power Node to boost your suit? Prima's Dead Space 2 eGuide has got you covered.  Make your way through the Sprawl with maps for every level, locations for Schematics, and expert strategy on dismembering all Necromorphs.

Daily Deal: Star Assault for $5

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for today is Star Assault from Kalypso Media for just $5 – that is 50% off regular price!

Dead Space 2 Now Available

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Isaac Clarke’s troubles didn’t end with the destruction of the USG Ishimura. Years have passed, and he awakes to find himself on Titan Station amid a new nightmare in Dead Space 2. Suit up once more to face off against a new Necromorph threat, this time in our home Solar System.

Daily Deal: The Whispered World for 50% Off

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Monday, January 24, 2011

We hope you had a great weekend!  Kicking off this week we have The Whispered World on sale today for 50% off – just $10 available worldwide.

Pre-Order Dead Space 2, Start Preloading Now, Play the Game as Soon as it Releases on January 25th!

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Isaac Clarke’s troubles didn’t end with the destruction of the USG Ishimura.  Years have passed, and he awakes to find himself on Titan Station amid a new nightmare in Dead Space 2.  Suit up once more to face off against a new Necromorph threat, this time in our home Solar System.

Pre-Order Dead Space 2 now and start preloading the game right away!  Download the game now and be ready to play the moment the game unlocks on January 25th. 

Daily Deal: Patrician IV for 50% Off!

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Friday is here, and today’s Impulse Daily Deal is Patrician IV for 50% off!  The latest release in the Patrician series from Kalypso Media can be had for just $14.99!

Tidalis v1.016 Available

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Arcen Games has released version 1.016 of their new puzzle game, Tidalis (shown as v1.08 in the Impulse client). Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this latest update includes engine improvements, bug fixes, general polish and more.

Daily Deal: Biology Battle for 50% Off

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Biology Battle is our Impulse Daily Deal today and this space-shooter game can be had for 50% off today, just $4.99 available worldwide!

Star Ruler 1.052 Now Available

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.5.2 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes a number of bug fixes, gameplay tweaks, additions and more.

A stunning investigation in 1920's Paris.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

In Post Mortem from Microids, Gus Macpherson could not escape his true art... After retiring to the quiet streets of Paris to pursue a life of painting the former New York detective finds himself walking the beat once again, when hired by a sensuous woman to investigate the gruesome beheadings of her sister and brother-in-law.

Daily Deal: Focus Home RPG Bundle for 60% Off

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

RPG fans rejoice!  The Impulse Daily Deal today is the Focus Home RPG Bundle for 60% off!  This bundle includes Silverfall, Silverfall: Earth Awakening, and Loki.  These 3 games can be had for just $15.99 today available worldwide.

Pre-Order Dungeons and Get Ceville Free

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Create a dark domain, smash your enemies and control dim-witted goblin minions in Kalypso Media's upcoming strategy game, Dungeons, available for pre-order worldwide today on Impulse. Those who pre-order Dungeons will also receive a free copy of Kalypso's, Ceville.

Daily Deal: Runaway - The Dream of the Turtle for 50% Off

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for Tuesday is Runway – The Dream of the Turtle from Focus Home Interactive.  This adventure game can be purchased and downloaded from Impulse at 50% off today – just $7.49 available worldwide!

Fulfill Your Destiny, Claim Your Rightful Place in Baldur’s Gate II Complete!

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Monday, January 17, 2011

From your humble beginnings in Candlekeep, you’ve traveled a long and difficult road.  You’ve defeated your brother, stopped your dead father, the Lord of Murder, from returning to the world, now it’s time to become that which you were born to be in Baldur’s Gate II Complete, the conclusion to BioWare’s Bhaalspawn Saga.  Available now world-wide on Impulse.

Baldur’s Gate II Complete includes Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn and Baldur’s Gate II: Throne of Bhaal.

The Bhaalspawn Saga Begins in Baldur’s Gate Complete

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Monday, January 17, 2011

The walls of the library fortress of Candlekeep are all you’ve ever known.  Suddenly, your entire life is thrown into chaos as your adopted father is murdered and a dark force chases you through the wilderness.  Discover your heritage and your destiny in the critically acclaimed BioWare epic Baldur’s Gate Complete.  Now available world-wide on Impulse!

Baldur’s Gate Complete includes Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate Tales of the Sword Coast.

Impulse Top 10

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Paradox Interactive's Majesty 2 sale was huge last week, but Demigod's deep discount knocked out all the competition. Click on through for the hottest titles for the week of January 9th to January 15th.

Daily Deal: Alter Ego for 50% Off

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Monday, January 17, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for today is the adventure game Alter Ego for 50% off.  This game from developer Future Games can be yours for just $9.99 with worldwide availability.

Daily Deal: X3-Gold for 75% Off!

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for today is X3 – Gold!  The sequel to the award-winning X2, X3-Gold comes with both X3-Reunion and X3-Terran for just $6.25, that’s 75% off regular price with worldwide availability.

Fallen Enchantress, First Expansion to Stardock's Elemental: War of Magic, Detailed

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Today Stardock released the initial details for Fallen Enchantress, the first expansion pack to its latest title, Elemental: War of Magic, the fantasy turn-based strategy game (www.elementalgame.com). Fallen Enchantress includes significant changes to the existing game as well as massive new content additions, including spells, magical equipment, quests, locations and creatures. Additionally, the company confirmed that the expansion pack will be free for all fans that purchased the original game in 2010. Fallen Enchantress is scheduled for Q2 of 2011.

Daily Deal: Majesty 2 Titles for 75% Off

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

If you wanted to grab any of the Majesty 2 titles then today is your day.  All Majesty 2 titles are on sale for 75% off for todays Impulse Daily Deal!

LAST CALL: Pre-Order Dragon Age 2 Signature Edition By 1/11/2011 for $20 in Free Bonus Content!

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Monday, January 10, 2011

A bonus adventure, in-game weapons and armor, a soundtrack and more are all yours for FREE if you Pre-Order Dragon Age 2 by January 11th, 2011 and get the Signature Edition!  Get ready to face the darkness once more in Bioware’s critically acclaimed dark fantasy world.

Dragon Age 2 will be available in March, 2011.  For more information, visit http://www.impulsedriven.com/dragonage2

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Impulse's Daily Deals make up much of this week's Top 10 list, with the newly available Kohan Warchest taking one of the top three spots. Click on through for the hottest titles for the week of January 2nd to January 8th.

Become a Great Head of State

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Lead one of the nations of the world to greatness with Eversim's, Rulers of Nations, available worldwide on Impulse. Rulers of Nations is a geo-political simulator which features competitive and simulation modes of play.

Restore the Memories of the Past

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Monday, January 10, 2011

New from the creator of Kitten Sanctuary comes an addictive new puzzle game called, Memorabilia. Available worldwide, Memorabilia puts you in control of a strange machine that can read minds through a combination of hidden object, matching, and puzzle reconstruction games.

Daily Deal: Titan Quest Gold for $4.99

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Hope you are having a great start to your week.  We kick it off with Titan Question Gold for just $4.99 available worldwide on Impulse.

Iron Storm Now Available

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Go back in time to fight an alternate history war in Iron Storm, a first person shooter from Wanadoo and Microids, available now on Impulse.

MegaRace 3 Now Availabe

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Do you have what it takes to win MegaRace 3?  A sci-fi racing simulation from Microids and Cryo Interactive is now available on Impulse.

Daily Deal: Pre-order Dragon Age 2 and Get $20 of Bonus Content Free!

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Friday, January 07, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for today is for the upcoming Dragon Age 2 Signature Edition.  Pre-order today and get $20 of bonus content at no additional cost!  Pre-order Dragon Age II before January 11, 2011 and receive an automatic upgrade to the BioWare Signature Edition—a special, collector’s edition version of the game that contains loads of additional content, exclusives, and other perks.

The Mob Is in Control in Chicago 1930

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

You have a choice: Join the mob, or become a member of an elite police unit tasked with taking down crime boss Don Carmine Falcone in Chicago 1930, an adventure game from Spellbound Entertainment and Microids.

Daily Deal: Disciples III: Renaissance is 66% Off

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

Disciples III: Renaissance is the Impulse Daily Deal today with 66% off.  Disciples III: Renaissance is the next title in the award winning Disciples series and represents a leap forward in the evolution of the turn-based RPG/strategy genre.

Jon Shafer, Lead Designer of Civilization V, Joins Stardock

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Stardock Entertainment, independent publisher of games including Sins of a Solar Empire, Demigod and Elemental: War of Magic has hired Civilization V Lead Designer Jon Shafer to help lead the studio's design and modding efforts. Shafer will bring additional modding expertise to the recently launched Elemental: War of Magic and will take the lead in designing the next as-of-yet unannounced Stardock title.

Daily Deal: Grotesque Tactics for 75% Off

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for this Wednesday is Grotesque Tactics for $4.99 – that is 75% off regular price with worldwide availability.  Grotesque Tactics* combines the features and clichés of Western and Asian console RPGs like Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics and provides an highly addicting and entertaining change to the current, more serious role playing games.

Fantasy, Science Fiction Writer Dave Stern Joins Stardock

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Stardock Entertainment continues to bolster its development staff as renowned fantasy and science fiction writer/editor Dave Stern joins Stardock to oversee creative storytelling and lore implementation in all future projects, including the recently launched Elemental: War of Magic (www.elementalgame.com). Stern, author of numerous books including the novelizations of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and The Blair Witch Project and former editor of Pocket Books Star Trek and science fiction lines, was responsible for putting together the Hiergamenon lore book for Elemental: War of Magic Limited Edition. Stern will head up all further integration of the Elemental: War of Magic lore into the increasingly popular strategy title as Stardock continues to offer unparalleled post release support for the game.

Star Ruler 1.044 Now Available

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.4.4 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes a number of bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more.

Amerzone Now Available

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Put your journalistic skills to the test in Amerzone, an adventure title from Microids.  Available now on Impulse.

Daily Deal: Cities XL for 60% Off

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Cities XL from developer Monte Cristo is our Impulse Daily Deal for today.  You can grab this fabulous city-building game for 60% off – just $7.99 available worldwide.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, January 03, 2011

Since we were on vacation last week for the holidays, this week we have two Top 10 lists to share with everyone. We had hundreds of products on sale the past couple of weeks and here are the best-sellers...

Daily Deal: Tropico 3 Gold Edition for 60% Off

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Monday, January 03, 2011

The first Monday of the new year and a great Daily Deal on Impulse starts the week of right.  Today you can get Tropico 3 Gold Edition for just $7.99.  That includes Tropico 3 and the Absolute Power expansion! 

Daily Deal: Out of the Park for 50% Off

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Sunday, January 02, 2011

The Impulse Daily Deal for today is Out of the Park 11 for 50% off!  You can grab this fantastic baseball simulation game on Impulse for just $19.99 available worldwide.

Daily Deal: Duke Nukem Manhattan Project

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

It's getting close to the end of the month, and that much closer to a new year!  The Daily Deal on Impulse today is Duke Nukem Manhattan Project for just $1.99!

Daily Deal: Victoria Complete for $5!

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Get your world domination fix with the Impulse Daily Deal of Victoria Complete from Paradox Interactive for just $4.99!  Guide your nation through one hundred years of history (1836 – 1935)! Pan the absolute monarchies of the early 1800s to the dawn of the 20th century and the industrialized Great Powers!

Daily Deal: Fences Pro for 50% Off!

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Fences Pro is a hugely popular application giving the user the ability to create “fences” on their desktop to organize icons that might be making a mess of your desktop.  Todays Impulse Daily Deal gives you 50% off Fences Pro, enabling you to have this great app for just $10!

Daily Deal: Blake Stone Alien of Gold for $1.99

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Monday, December 27, 2010

The Impulse Daily Deal for December 27th is Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold from developer Apogee for $1.99.  Take Blake through six futuristic locations where you go against Dr. Pryus Goldfire to stop his destructive plans. 

Daily Deal: Guardians of Graxia Bundle for 25% Off

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and looking forward to a great new year!  Today we have a daily deal for the  Guardians of Graxia bundle for just $9.74.  This includes map pack 1 which gives you 10 additional maps along with 5 additional gameplay units.

Impulse Holiday Sale!

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Friday, December 24, 2010

The Impulse Holiday Sale has started today!  We have well over 300 games on sale, including entire catalogs of select publishers. 

Day 23: Mount and Blade Warband for $7.49!

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Day 23!  We are getting close to the end of our 25 Days of Christmas deals, and today we have Mount and Blade Warband for $7.49 with worldwide availability. 

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Don't miss the fantastic holiday deals you can find daily on Impulse. This week's Top 10 is full of some of our most popular recent bargains. Click on through for the best-selling products for the week of December 12th to December 18th.

Day 19: For The Glory for 50% Off!

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Saturday, December 18, 2010

We are at Day 19 in our 25 Days of Christmas Sale. Today we have For The Glory from Paradox interactive for just $4.99 - 50% off normal price.

Top Christmas DeskScapes for Your Desktop

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Christmas is rapidly approaching, and if you are anything like me then you just love the holiday season. Dressing up my Windows desktop is also part of my holiday routine, and one of the coolest ways is to use DeskScapes to put some animated holiday cheer on your desktop. WinCustomize has a Santa's bag full of .dreams (animated wallpaper) available, and here are some of the top Christmas .dreams.

Day 17: Duke Nukem 3D for $1.99!

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Day 17! Today we have Duke Nukem 3D - Atomic Edition for just $1.99. This is too good a deal to pass up on this classic game.

Zombie Driver v1.25 Reaches the Finish Line

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Registered owners of Exor Studios' Zombie Driver can now update to version 1.25 via the Impulse client. This latest update adds voiceovers for the campaign's story mode, localization support, improved AI, bug fixes and more.

The Machine v1.03 Now Available

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Bumpkin Brothers addictive physics-puzzle game, The Machine, has reached v1.03 today. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this update adds 15 new puzzles, new machine parts, music tracks and more.

Evochron Mercenary Version 1.188 Released

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

StarWraith 3D Games' latest space simulation, Evochron Mercenary, has reached v1.188 today. The new update, which is available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, includes bug fixes, performance improvements, gameplay tweaks and more.

Explore the Northland

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Take your Viking tribe to the New World in Kalypso Media's, Northland, available worldwide today on Impulse.

Day 16: Puzzle Quest 2 is 66% Off!

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Day 16! The deal for today for our 25 Days of Christmas sale is the highly addictive Puzzle Quest 2.  Puzzle Quest 2 is 66% off today and you can grab this great game for just $4.95!

Guardians of Graxia v1.5 Update Released

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Version 1.5 of Guardians of Graxia (and the Map Pack), the CCG/TBS hybrid from Petroglyph Games is now available for download on Impulse.  To update your game, simply load the Impulse client and go to the “Update” tab to view all games that currently have available updates.

Day 15: All JoWood Games 50% Off!

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Day 15! The 25 Days of Christmas deal for today is 50% off all JoWood Games.  This includes games like AquaNox, The Guild 2, Gothic 3, and many more.  (Excludes Arcania – Gothic 4)

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, December 13, 2010

The 25 Days of Christmas holiday sale has propelled a number of titles onto this week's Top 10. Be sure to check daily for a new great deal and savings! Click on through for the best-selling products for the week of December 5th to December 11th.

Metroid Other M eGuide Now Available

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Get a detailed look at every move and weapon in Samus' arsenal with Prima Games' Metroid Other M eGuide, available today on Impulse. This latest strategy guide release also includes complete coverage of the whole adventure, winning tactics for each boss and much more.

Day 14: Civilization IV is 75% Off!

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Monday, December 13, 2010

It's Monday, and Day 14 of the 25 Days of Christmas sale!  Today we have Sid Meier's Civilization IV for 75% off - that's Civ4 for just $5!  More sales coming up this week so be sure to have Impulse Now enabled, and join us on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Day 13: Academagia - The Making of Mages for $6

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

We are at Day 13 in our 25 Days of Christmas! Today we have Academagia - The Making of Mages for just $6.23. Keep checking Impulse and Impulse Now for more daily deals!

Day 12: 50% Off All 1C Titles

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Day 12 of our 25 Days of Christmas is upon us. The special deal for today is 50% off all 1C titles in the Impulse Store.

Friday Strategy Guide Round up

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Only one release from Prima Games today. This eGuide for EA's Mass Effect 2 will help you neutralize the threats you encounter while trying to save humanity from extinction.

Day 11: Rise of the Triad for $1.99!

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Friday, December 10, 2010

It's Friday, and it is Day 11 of our 25 Days of Christmas sales. Today we have a first-person shooter from Apogee titled Rise of the Triad for just $1.99!

WindowBlinds 7.2 Released

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Stardock is excited to release WindowBlinds 7.2 today! WindowBlinds is the application to completely change the look and feel of Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7. It has been downloaded over 16 million times on Download.com alone, and there are thousands of skins that can be downloaded from sites like WinCustomize.com.

Day 10: SPORE for 50% Off!

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Welcome to Day 10 of the 25 Days of Christmas Deals on Impulse!  Today we bring you 50% off SPORE, the game where you create your own creation and evolve through a universe of your own creation.

Can You Escape from Paradise City?

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Wednesday, December 08, 2010

A criminal underworld is waiting for strategy/RPG players in Focus Home Interactive's, Escape from Paradise City, available worldwide today on Impulse. You'll infiltrate the gangs of Paradise City as an undercover agent of the NSA as you climb the criminal ladder to uncover a secret society you never expected to exist.

Wednesday Strategy Guides

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Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Two Prima Games' eGuides make up today's strategy roundup with Ubisoft's Far Cry 2 and EA's FIFA 10. Get detailed maps, weapon info and multiplayer strategies with the Far Cry 2 eGuide; and check out all the player abilities, advanced tactics and skills for FIFA 10 with its guide.

Tuesday Strategy Guides

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Tuesday, December 07, 2010

TRON Evolution is now available in stores and there's a brand new Prima Games' eGuide to go along with it. Get detailed layouts of every level, info on performing advanced combos and more. Also available today is an eGuide for Disney Epic Mickey, which will have you painting like a pro in no time!

Play Soccer of the Future with Soccer Bashi

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Monday, December 06, 2010

A unique take on classic arcade gameplay is waiting with Icon Games', Soccer Bashi, available worldwide on Impulse. In Soccer Bashi, players must destroy defender blocks and smash the ball into the goal area to win points.

Monday Strategy Guides

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Monday, December 06, 2010

We're nearing the end of our daily strategy guide roundups from Prima Games with today's releases of eGuides for Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed 2 and Capcom's Dark Void. If you've been looking for tips, tricks and the down low on all the hidden secrets of these games, Prima's eGuides will not disappoint.

Delve Deeper v1.2 Released

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Thursday, December 02, 2010

Lunar Giant Studios unique underground strategy game, Delve Deeper, has reached v1.2 today on Impulse. Now available via the Impulse client for all registered customers, this new update adds some new gameplay features, bug fixes, and more.

Grotesque Tactics v1.15 Available

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Thursday, December 02, 2010

Meridian4's Grotesque Tactics has been updated to v1.15 today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version makes gameplay tweaks, engine updates for additional stability, bug fixes and other improvements.

Conquer the Galaxy with Galactic Conquest

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Thursday, December 02, 2010

Gratuitous Space Battles players can conquer an entire galaxy with the new Galactic Conquest expansion, available worldwide on Impulse today. Galactic Conquest is the campaign meta-game expansion for GSB and tasks you with taking control of 52 planets across the galaxy.

Star Ruler 1.030 Now Available

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Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.3.0 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes bug fixes, crash fixes, new content, gameplay tweaks and more.

Eufloria v2.06 Released

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Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Omni-Games' addictive game of space exploration and conquest, Eufloria, has been updated to version 2.06. Available now via the Impulse client to all registered customers, this new version makes several bug fixes, gameplay tweaks, AI improvements and more.

EVE Online: Incursion Now Available

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Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Step into the world’s largest single-server MMO in EVE Online: Incursion, the latest version of the epic space MMO from CCP.  Take command of your own spaceship and become a warlord, merchant or miner in an entirely player-driven universe.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Our Thanksgiving holiday sales items storm this week's Top 10 chart with a number of new items. Click on through for the best-selling products for the week of November 21st to November 27th.

Fences Pro 1.1

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Fences is the widely popular application from Stardock that helps you wrangle up those icons spread out all over your desktop.  The v1.1 update for Fences Pro is out today with various fixes and improvements.

Shop From the Comfort of Your PC With Our Impulse Thanksgiving Sale

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Just a reminder that the big Impulse Thanksgiving Sale is still going on!  Today is Black Friday, a day where people traditionally get up very early and head to the stores to pickup some great holiday deals.  No need to brave the weather and the crowds with Impulse, browse and purchase some fantastic deals rights from the comfort of your own PC.

Cat Wash Now Available

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Monday, November 22, 2010

Time management and groovy disco fun come together in Cat Wash, a new casual game from Namco.  Available now on Impulse.

Star Ruler 1.028 Released

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.2.8 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes bug fixes, crash fixes, speed improvements, gameplay tweaks and new AI personalities.

Din's Curse v1.010 Released

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Indie developer Soldak has released v1.010 of its RPG, Din's Curse today on Impulse. Available now for all registered Impulse customers, this update includes bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more.

Sol Survivor v1.82 Now Available

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.82 for their tower-defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now to registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version includes several new bug fixes, crash fixes and balance tweaks.

Zombie Driver v1.22 Released

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Registered owners of Exor Studios' Zombie Driver can now update to version 1.22 via the Impulse client. This new update includes the new Blood Race DLC content, a new positional sound system, an improved camera, bug fixes and much more.

Let Your Imagination Run Wild in Create

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Build, decorate, solve puzzles and more in Create, a brand new casual game from Electronic Arts that combines art and video games into a completely new experience.

Prima Strategy eGuides Arrive on Impulse

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Prima Games joins the Impulse catalog today with their wide selection of strategy eGuides for PC and console games. Each eGuide contains a huge amount of detailed information for its game and includes unrivalled strategies for victory.

Give the Perfect Gift

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Make holiday shopping easier this year with the all new Impulse Gift Card! Available now in denominations of $25, $50, $75 and $100, these gift cards are good towards any product in the Impulse store and never expire or carry annoying fees.

The Machine v1.02 Released

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Bumpkin Brothers recent physics-puzzle game, The Machine, has reached v1.02 today. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this update corrects a bug that kept Community Levels from loading.

The Quest Continues in Earth Awakening

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Friday, November 12, 2010

The fantastic quest of Silverfall continues today with Focus Home Interactive's, Silverfall: Earth Awakening, available worldwide today. In this standalone expansion pack, players must deal with the threat of territorial wars after the defeat of the Nothingness.

Prance About on Planet Horse

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Friday, November 12, 2010

Ride in spectacular settings in Focus Home Interactive's, Planet Horse. Now available worldwide on Impulse, Planet Horse will challenge you to protect the environment and take part in riding competitions as you train and care for your horse.

Elemental: War of Magic - "Design a Spell" Contest

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

We are excited to announce a new contest for Elemental: War of Magic!  The "Design a Spell" contest gives you the player the chance to have a spell included in an upcoming update, and a chance to win some really cool prizes like an ATI video card!  Submit your own spell and the top 5 chosen by the contest moderators will be posted and the community will vote on a winner.

Fight Against the Death-Shadow in Silverfall

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Immerse yourself in a hack'n'slash RPG with Focus Home Interactive's, Silverfall. Available worldwide on Impulse today, the fantasy world of Silverfall finds itself turned upside down when technology begins to overturn ancient magical traditions.

Travel Around the World in 80 Days

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Unlock family secrets, use major new inventions and help your uncle win a bet in Focus Home Interactive's, 80 Days, available worldwide on Impulse.

Take Out the Competition in Crazy Racers

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Monday, November 08, 2010

If you're looking for a zany arcade-style racer, look no further than Zallag's, Racers' Island: Crazy Racers, available worldwide today on Impulse. Designed for up to four players, Crazy Racers places you on one of six thematic islands in which to race and duel it out with your competitors.

The War Between The Gods and Humanity Begins

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Friday, November 05, 2010

Become a god and keep the mortals in their place with Zallag's new casual game, Gods vs Humans, available worldwide on Impulse. By embodying one of the major gods from Scandinavian, Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Japanese or Pre-Columbian mythology, it'll be your job to prevent humanity from building a tower into heaven.

Strive Towards the Divine in Craft of Gods

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

Iceberg Interactive presents a new MMORPG today with, Craft of Gods, available worldwide. Craft of Gods is based on Slavic mythology and gives players free choice on how to build their character using a unique class-free system.

Roll Around the World of Chenzo

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

Chenzo Park joins Impulse today with their first game, Chenzo Cove. In this pirate-themed world, players pilot a sphere to collect gold coins, gems and other pirate treasure. Will you be the fastest Chenzo on the high seas?

Race Across the Universe

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

White knuckle racing over wild landscapes is the order of the day with Icon Games', Vertigo. Available worldwide on Impulse, Vertigo is an arcade style, futuristic racing game where players pilot customizable Xorb craft through 54 courses. Check out a free 60 minute trial of Vertigo from Impulse today.

Rack 'Em Up in Pool Hall Pro

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Perfect your pool skills with Icon Games', Pool Hall Pro, available worldwide today on Impulse. Pool Hall Pro recreates an authentic pool experience and features 11 rule types, player rewards, 22 match venues and much more. Go ahead and check out a free 60 minute trial from Impulse.

Rail Through Scenic Britain

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Wrapping up our trek on the rails today is N3V Games', Trainz Simulator: Settle & Carlisle. Available worldwide, this latest addition to the Trainz' catalog is set on one of Britain's most famous and scenic main lines during the time between steam to diesel locomotives.

AI War: Fleet Command v4.021 Now Available

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Hot on the heels of their v4.0 release, Arcen Games' has released v4.021 of AI War: Fleet Command onto Impulse today. Available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this latest update contains a number of bug fixes and gameplay tweaks.

Bring the Blue Comet to Your Trainz

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

N3V Games' has expanded Trainz Simulator 2010 today with the Blue Comet DLC. Now available worldwide on Impulse, this content pack adds the historic Blue Comet locomotive to the 2010 edition of Trainz.

DeskScapes 3.25-Animated Wallpapers for the Windows Desktop

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Stardock has released DeskScapes 2.5 today.  DeskScapes is an application that gives users the ability to animate their Windows desktop with video and dynamic animated wallpapers.  DeskScapes can also manage your animated wallpapers, including static wallpapers with support for multiple monitors.

AI War: Children of Neinzul Now Available

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

To coincide with the release of AI War: Fleet Command v4.0 today, Arcen Games has released their latest expansion for AI War, Children of Neinzul. As an added benefit, Arcen is donating 100% of the new expansion's net proceeds to Child's Play.

AI War: Fleet Command v4.0 Released

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Arcen Games has released version 4.0 of their hit space-strategy game, AI War: Fleet Command today worldwide on Impulse. This monumental free update for all registered AI War customers completely overhauls the game; and includes a brand new game engine, updated gameplay, 147 new ships, all new graphics, an updated soundtrack, a new UI, and much, much more.

Journey Through Time in The Messenger

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Monday, October 25, 2010

Become Secret Service Agent Morgan Sinclair with Microid's adventure game, Louvre - The Messenger. Available worldwide on Impulse, Louvre tasks the player with infiltrating the world famous museum to locate and destroy four enchanted objects known as Satan's Keys.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, October 25, 2010

Dreamcatcher Interactive's new RPG, Arcania: Gothic 4, raced to the top of the Impulse charts last week, followed closely by Focus Home's Cities XL 2011. Click through for the best-selling products for the week of October 17th to October 23rd.

Star Ruler 1.022 Released

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.2.2 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes a large number of bug fixes, additions and gameplay changes.

Lionheart: King’s Crusade v1.01 Now Available

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Get the latest version of Lionheart: King’s Crusade through Impulse now.  Today’s patch brings the real-time strategy title to version 1.01 and includes a number of bug fixes and new units.  Get the update immediately through Impulse.  For full details on the 1.01 patch, click through to read more.

For the Glory v1.2 Now Available

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Paradox’s historical turn-based strategy game, For the Glory, has been updated to version 1.2.  This update is available directly through Impulse.  This update comes packed with new features, AI changes, bug fixes and more.  Click through to see the full details of this patch.

Create Your Own Muscle Car

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Race V8 muscle cars with WheelSpin Studios', Driving Speed Pro, available worldwide on Impulse. In this racing simulation, players can purchase stock cars, improve them via upgrades, race in series events and more.

Manage Your Own TV Station

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Friday, October 22, 2010

Your independant TV station is on the verge of bankruptcy in Winter Wolves', TV Station Manager, available worldwide on Impulse. In this unique business-style simulation, players are handed the reigns of managing a TV station and must buy/sell programs to air, secure advertising deals, arrange weekly schedules and more.

Save the Bumps!

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

They came out of nowhere in the dark of night, leaving it up to you to come to the rescue in Utopian Games', Bumps. Available today worldwide on Impulse, Bumps is a casual puzzle game where players must solve physics-based puzzles over 99 levels to save their people.

It's Red Legion vs Blue Army in Supernova

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Choose your side and use your wits to win a war with Winter Wolves', Supernova: Galactic Wars, available worldwide on Impulse. Supernova combines the strategy of chess with classic arcade action, giving players a fleet of ships to use to annihilate one another.

Take to the Skies in Hammerfight

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Pilot a melee-armed flying machine in Kranx Productions', Hammerfight, available worldwide today on Impulse. Hammerfight is a 2D action game that features a realistic physics system for melee-style combat.

Patrician IV Version 1.2 Now Available

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Registered customers of Kalypso Media's, Patrician IV, can now update to version 1.20 of the recent strategy game via the Impulse client. The new update includes a large number of fixes, changes and additions, affecting everything from missions to gameplay and the interface.

Evochron Mercenary Version 1.108 Released

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

StarWraith 3D Games' latest space simulation, Evochron Mercenary, has reached v1.108 today. The new update, which is available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, includes bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more.

DirectSkin 7 Now Available

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

DirectSkin from Stardock has been updated to provide a more comprehensive set of features to support Windows 7, allowing developers to more easily create applications for the newest Windows operating system.

Pre-Order Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Limited Edition, Get the Edge on Day 1!

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Monday, October 18, 2010

Get ready for some high speed cops and robbers in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Limited Edition, the latest action-packed racing game from Electronic Arts and Criterion Games.  Pre-order now and pick up the Limited Edition which gives you access to high-end cars like the Audi TT RS Coupe and the Chevrolet Camaro SS right from the start of the game!  On top of early access to cars, you’ll get access to advanced cop weaponry and upgraded racer equipment that will give you the edge over the competition the day the game releases.

AC-130 Now Available

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Take to the skies in support of special forces operations in AC-130 from Frozen Codebase and ValuSoft.

The World's Most Popular PC Desktop Dock Gets an Update: Stardock's ObjectDock 2.0

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Stardock announced today the release of ObjectDock 2.0, now live and ready for download at www.stardock.com. ObjectDock is a program that enables users to organize their shortcuts, programs and running tasks into an attractive and fun animated dock. The popular desktop add-on has been downloaded almost 10,000,000 times on CNET's Download.com alone and comes at no cost for the standard version. ObjectDock 2.0 Plus is $19.95 and comes with increased customization options including tabbed docks, support for multiple docks, enhanced task management and more.

Star Ruler 1.018 Now Available

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.1.8 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse today. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes bug fixes, cadditions and gameplay changes.

Sol Survivor v1.81 Released

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.81 for their tower-defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now to registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version includes bug fixes, balance tweaks and the ability to add custom officers.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, October 11, 2010

Special discounts on Stardock Entertainment titles propelled a number of games onto the top 10 this week. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of October 3rd to October 9th.

Recettear v1.1.0.8 Released

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Friday, October 08, 2010

Carpe Fulgur's smash hit RPG, Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale, has reached v1.1.0.8 today on Impulse. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update includes some minor bug fixes, crash fixes, and reworked requirements for the Fusion system.

It's Time for Hockey

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

A new breed of hockey players is waiting to take to the ice with Ninth Dimension Studios', The Hockey Experiment, available worldwide today on Impulse.

Time to Get Creative

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

It's time to get creative with MumboJumbo's new casual strategy game, Rare Treasures - Dinnerware Trading Co., available worldwide today on Impulse. As with all of MumboJumbo's games, we're also offering a 60 minute trial version so you can try before you buy.

Star Ruler 1.014 Released

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Continuing their trend of timely updates, Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.1.4 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes more bug fixes, crash fixes, additions and gameplay changes.

Tropico 3 Gold Edition Released

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Now available worldwide for all would-be dictators is Kalypso Media's, Tropico 3 Gold Edition. This latest incarnation of the Tropico 3 series includes both the original Tropico 3 and the Absolute Power expansion pack.

Armada 2526 v1.4 Released

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Friday, September 24, 2010

The latest version of Ntronium's hit strategy game, Armada 2526, is now available for registered Impulse customers. Version 1.4 is another major update that includes a new faction, eight new ships, random faction selection and more.

Buy the Complete Age of Wonders Series on Impulse

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Friday, September 24, 2010

Triumph Studios and Impulse are pleased to announce the worldwide availability of the complete Age of Wonders series today. Available either individually or as part of a Trilogy Pack, the Age of Wonders series will bring back awesome memories of classic fantasy/strategy gaming and countless hours of gameplay.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Hits v1.01

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Frictional Games highly acclaimed horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, has reached version 1.01 today. Available to all registered customers via the Impulse client, this new update contains a number of bug fixes, level tweaks, texture fixes, and resolves the ATI Radeon X1000 series issues.

Star Ruler 1.012 Released

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Hot on the heels of their last update, Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.1.2 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, on Impulse.

Star Ruler 1.010 Released

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Monday, September 20, 2010

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.0.1.0 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes more bug fixes, additions and gameplay changes.

Academagia v1.05 Released

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Friday, September 17, 2010

Black Chicken Studios' Academagia: The Making of Mages has reached version 1.05 today. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update includes the first content pack and a host of other fixes and improvements.

Build an Empire in Patrician IV

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Friday, September 17, 2010

Build wealth beyond imagination with Kalypso Media and Gaming Minds', Patrician IV, available worldwide today on Impulse. Those who order the game will also receive a free copy of Patrician III.

The Age of Wonders Begins on Impulse

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Command vast empires, control the very elements and assemble great armies in Age of Wonders, the classic RPG/Strategy title from Triumph Studios.  Now available worldwide on Impulse!

BOH Update Now Available

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The retro-action game, BOH, from indie developer Simone Bevilacqua has been refreshed today on Impulse. Update 13 of the acclaimed title adds world standings, a new pyramid theme, five new missions, and various other improvements.

Pre-Order Evochron Mercenary

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Monday, September 13, 2010

Space simulation fans can now pre-order StarWraith3D's upcoming, Evochron Mercenary, on Impulse. Set for release on September 17th, this latest installment of the Evochron series features a vast open-ended galaxy to explore using a new graphics engine.

Conquer Deities & Monsters in Loki

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Travel through ancient Greece, Egypt, Aztec and more in the action adventure game Loki from Cyanide Studios and Focus Home Interactive.

Chaser Now Available

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Rediscover your past and escape the H.M.S. Majestic in Chaser from Cauldron and Dreamcatcher Interactive.

Create a Merchant Empire in Patrician IV

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Build wealth beyond imagination with Kalypso Media and Gaming Minds', Patrician IV, available for pre-order worldwide today on Impulse. Everyone who pre-orders will also receive a free copy of Patrician III to tide them over until Patrician IV's release on September 17th.

Wreak Havoc in Fortis

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Prime your weapons and get ready to blast your way through Fortis, a classic style shoot-em-up from Wastelands Interactive.  Available now world-wide on Impulse.

Aquanox Now Available

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Aquanox, the action classic from Massive Entertainment & Dreamcatcher Interactive is now available worldwide on Impulse.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, September 07, 2010

The newly released Elemental: War of Magic Limited Edition maintains its position in this week's Top 10, with our Play for the Cause Charity Drive favorites taking other top spots. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of August 29th to September 4th.

Star Ruler 1.008 Released

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Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Continuing their trend of great support, Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.008 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes bug fixes, additions and gameplay changes.

Murder Strikes Plymouth in Alter Ego

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Thursday, September 02, 2010

After a strange murder hits the town of Plymouth, two unlikely characters must team up to solve the mystery in Viva Media's, Alter Ego. Available worldwide on Impulse, players are taken back to the 19th Century where rumors of a supernatural creature and a crime spree have Plymouth shaking in fear.

Survive the Zombie Hordes in Dead Rising 2

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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Gamers looking to take out some foul zombies can get their fill in Capcom's upcoming, Dead Rising 2. Available for pre-order today on Impulse, this sequel to the million-plus selling hit features a new story, two online multiplayer modes, and a four-player "TV show" themed Pay-Per-View event.

Tidalis v1.007 Available

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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Arcen Games has released version 1.007 of their new puzzle game, Tidalis. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, the refresh includes several bug fixes. For those who already have Tidalis installed, this update is available via the game's auto-updater.

Star Ruler 1.006 Released

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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Continuing their trend of great support, Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.006 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes several bug fixes.

Academagia v1.0.3.1 Released

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Black Chicken Studios' Academagia: The Making of Mages has reached version 1.0.3.1 today. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, this new update includes the first content pack and a host of other fixes and improvements. For more details, check the History in the Impulse client.

The Guild 2: Renaissance Hits v4.15

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Monday, August 30, 2010

Guild 2: Renaissance players can now update to v4.15 of the recent RPG from Dreamcatcher Interactive. Containing a number of bug fixes and feature improvements, the new update is now available via the Impulse client for all registered customers.

Mount & Blade Warband v1.130 Patch Comes Packed With New Content!

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

The latest patch for Paradox Interactive and Taleworlds’ open-world RPG, Mount & Blade Warband, is now available on Impulse.  1.130 comes with a free DLC Pack containing:

  • 3 Amazingly Awesome Multiplayer Maps
    • Forest Hideout: Perfect for team play modes like TDM, CTF and Conquest
    • The Arena: The go-to place for battle, deathmatch and duel modes
    • Jammeyyed Castle: A unique siege in the desert
  • New music & sounds!
  • Gameplay tweaks & bug fixes

Star Ruler 1.004 Available Now

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Hot on the heels of their last update, Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.004 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes gameplay additions and bug fixes.

Din's Curse v1.006 Released

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Indie developer Soldak has released v1.006 of its RPG, Din's Curse today on Impulse. Available now for all registered Impulse customers, this update includes bug fixes, gameplay tweaks and more.

Hegemony v1.1.2 Released

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Longbow Games addictive strategy game, Hegemony - Philip of Macedon, has been updated to v1.1.2 today. Now available via the Impulse client (as v1.77) for all registered, customers, this new update includes crash fixes, UI improvements and more.

Star Ruler 1.002 Released

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Blind Mind Studios has released version 1.002 of their hit RTS, Star Ruler, today on Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this update includes gameplay additions, bug fixes, balance changes and more.

Stardock's Long-Awaited PC Fantasy Strategy Title, Elemental: War of Magic Now Available!

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Independent developer and publisher Stardock released the much-awaited PC fantasy strategy title Elemental: War of Magic today. Elemental: War of Magic opens a world of magic and ancient lore as players begin the game as one of the few beings in the world still able to channel power from shards of magic - a series of mystical artifacts left over from a great cataclysm. You must decide how much of your power to imbue into your heroes as you build cities, explore dungeons, learn spells of ever=increasing power and negotiate with friends and foes.

Hearts of Iron III Marked Down by Up To 33%!

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Monday, August 23, 2010

World War II RTS fans rejoice!  Hearts of Iron III, the definitive WWII strategy game from Paradox Interactive has just dropped in price by up to 33%!  Now available worldwide for $19.99/ 19.99 EUR / 14.99 GBP.  If you’ve been thinking about picking up Hearts of Iron III, now’s the time to do it.

Storm Over the Pacific v1.03 Released

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Wastelands Interactive has released v1.03 of its WWII strategy game, Storm Over the Pacific today. Now available all registered customers via the game's auto-updater, the new version includes bug fixes, AI improvements, map changes, new features, UI enhancements and much more.

Tidalis v1.005 Now Available

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Arcen Games has released version 1.005 of their new puzzle game, Tidalis. Also announced is the "Design A Block" contest for would-be game artists. Now available for all registered Impulse customers, the update includes the first DLC pack, bug fixes, improved performance and more.

Pre-Order Star Ruler Today

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Friday, August 20, 2010

RTS fans can now pre-order Blind Mind Studios' upcoming 4X space game, Star Ruler, on Impulse. Set for release on August 23rd, pre-order customers get 20% off the regular price.

Stardock's Highly Anticipated PC Strategy Title Elemental: War of Magic Finds Gold!

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Friday, August 13, 2010

Plymouth, MI - August 13, 2010 - Sharpen your world domination skills, prepare your spell book and get your wizarding robes on: the anticipated PC fantasy strategy title Elemental: War of Magic from independent publisher and developer Stardock has gone gold! The Limited Edition ($69.95) and the standard edition ($49.95) will hit national retail stores on August 24 and can be pre-ordered at Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) or via the game's web site (www.elementalgame.com).

Rule the Dawn of the Modern Age in Victoria II

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Friday, August 13, 2010

Empires die and are reborn, fueled by the new engines of industry.  It is the dawn of the modern age, and its up to you to lead your nation to greatness in Victoria II, the newest epic-scale historical RTS title from Paradox Interactive.  Available now world-wide on Impulse!

And Yet It Moves v1.1.1 Released

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Indie developer Broken Rules has released version 1.1.1 of their unique puzzle-platformer, And Yet It Moves today. Now available for those who purchased the game via Impulse, the new update contains support for multiple language versions, bug fixes, and performance improvements.

Din's Curse v1.004 Released

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Indie developer Soldak has released v1.004 of its RPG, Din's Curse today on Impulse. Available now for all registered Impulse customers, this update includes bug fixes, graphics tweaks and more.

Sol Survivor v1.7 Released

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.7 for their tower-defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now to registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version includes bug fixes, resource modes to Versus and a Sudden Death mode to Wars games.

PopCap Week: PopCap Joins Impulse! Jewels, Hidden Objects, Bookworms, Zombies and More!

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Monday, August 09, 2010

Prepare to swap jewels, find hidden objects, craft clever words, fight off a zombie horde and knock out colored pegs as premier casual games developer & publisher PopCap joins Impulse!  Impulse users world-wide will have access to the best PopCap has to offer starting this week.

To kick off PopCap Week, we have:

Not sure if you’re going to like a particular PopCap game?  Then give our free trials a shot.  Play each game for up to 60 minutes to be sure you like the game, then buy the game via Impulse, and convert your trial to the full version without having to redownload anything!

Stay tuned all week as we’ll be releasing more PopCap titles every day.

Disciples III v1.06.2 Released

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Friday, August 06, 2010

Kalypso Media has released version 1.06.2 of their new fantasy, strategy game, Disciples III - Renaissance, today. Available now for all registered Impulse customers, this update includes a number of bug fixes, hotseat improvements, and gameplay tweaks.

Pre-Order Victoria II, Get The Official Soundtrack

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Monday, August 02, 2010

Pre-order Victoria II, the upcoming epic-scale strategy game from Paradox Interactive and receive the official game soundtrack plus a bonus operatic track entitled “Lament of the Queen”.   Prepare, the world is yours to conquer on August 13th!

Challenge Your Mind with Air Forte

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Challenge your brain with Blendo Games', Air Forte, available worldwide today on Impulse. In Air Forte, you'll need to explore arenas and complete challenges in the areas of math, vocabulary and geography.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Disciples III - Renaissance managed to stay in the top three this past week, followed closely by several Paradox games that were on sale. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of July 18th to July 24th.

Impulse Launches Catalog of Premium Casual Games from MumboJumbo

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Monday, July 19, 2010

Hitting Impulse this week is a plethora of PC-gaming goodness from MumboJumbo, the Dallas-based developer of premium casual games. The vast catalog of titles will be featured on the digital distribution network Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com). Known and loved by millions around the world, games including LUXOR, 7 Wonders, and Midnight Mysteries will be available at a special discount this week at www.impulsedriven.com.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, July 19, 2010

Kalypso Media's Disciples III - Renaissance makes its worldwide debut near the top of the Impulse sales charts this week. Click through for the best-selling products for the week of July 11th to July 17th.

Tidalis Released

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Friday, July 16, 2010

From Arcen Games, the creators of AI Wars, comes Tidalis - a new type of puzzle game. Tidalis is a block-based puzzler with a new "streams" mechanic.

Protect the Cores in Defense Grid Gold

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Take on hordes of invaders in the smash hit tower defense game, Defense Grid Gold, by Hidden Path Entertainment. Available worldwide on Impulse, this new Gold edition includes the original game plus the Borderlands and Resurgence expansion packs.

Pole Position 2010 v1.30 Released

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Registered customers of Kalypso Media's Pole Position 2010 can now update to version 1.30 via the Impulse client. This third update to the racing management sim includes several gameplay fixes.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, July 12, 2010

The currently open Elemental beta continues to top the Impulse charts this week, with Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity coming in a distant second. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of July 4th to July 10th.

Fort Zombie v1.07 Released

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Monday, July 12, 2010

Fort Zombie, the game about surviving the Zombie Apocalypse, from Kerberos & Paradox Interactive, has been patched to v1.07 on Impulse. Get the latest version now, load your shotgun and blast some zombie heads.  Read more for the changelog.

Tidalis Pre-Orders Begin

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Thursday, July 08, 2010

From Arcen Games, the creators of AI Wars, comes Tidalis - a new type of puzzle game. Now available for pre-orders with immediate beta access, Tidalis is a block-based puzzler with a new "streams" mechanic.

Sol Survivor v1.60 Released

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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.6 for their tower-defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now to registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version includes support for Impulse::Reactor achievements and joining multiplayer games via the Impulse client, a Survivor co-op mode, and two new maps.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Stardock released Beta 3 of their upcoming fantasy strategy/RPG, Elemental last week; as expected, it took the charts by storm. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of June 27th to July 3rd.

July 4th Weekend Impulse Buys

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Thursday, July 01, 2010

For those in the U.S., this is a long holiday weekend, and with that we have an extra huge weekend sale going on!  We have over 60 games and applications starting as low as $2.99.

All Points Bulletin Now Available

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Join hundreds of other players in a modern-day massively multiplayer game of cops and robbers in All Points Bulletin, the new MMORPG from Electronic Arts and Realtime Worlds, available now on Impulse!

SkinStudio 7.1 Released

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

SkinStudio 7.1 has been released today!  SkinStudio is the application that allows you to visual styles (also called skins) for use in Windows when applied with WindowBlinds.  These skins can be used on Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7.  A full skin will change the title bars, borders, push buttons, scrollbars, Start bar, Start menu, and virtually every other part of the Windows GUI. 

BOH Now Available Worldwide

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

BOH, a top-down retro-styled shooter from Simone Bevilacqua is now available worldwide on Impulse

Air Aces - Pacific Pre-Orders Underway

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Pre-orders are now being accepted for Wastelands Interactive's upcoming aerial combat game, Air Aces - Pacific. Set for release on July 1st, Air Aces - Pacific puts you in the cockpit of one of the fighters of World War II in a new approach to arcade flight action.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, June 28, 2010

The Sins games kept their hold on the top spots last week on Impulse. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of June 20th to June 26th.

Build Unique Machines in Cogs

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Monday, June 28, 2010

Inventors and puzzle gamers can find a wealth of challenges in Lazy 8 Studios' Cogs, available worldwide on Impulse. Cogs is a puzzle game where players build machines by sliding tiles together in one of three gameplay modes.

Horror Lurks in Downfall

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Monday, June 28, 2010

A one-night stopover turns into a couple's worst nightmare in Harvester Games' Downfall, available worldwide today on Impulse.

Fences 1.01 Update

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The v1.01 update for Fences and Fences Pro was released today by Stardock.  Fences is an application which helps you organize and de-clutter your Windows desktop by creating "Fences" in which icons are contained. These Fences are shaded areas in your desktop that can be moved and resized for a custom look.  Other features give you the ability to double-click the desktop and make all the icons disappear and reappear again with another double-click. 

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Old favorites return to the Impulse Top 10 this week, with the Sins of a Solar Empire expansions claiming several spots. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of June 13th to June 19th.

Overcome Obstacles in Qwak

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Friday, June 18, 2010

Platform fans can challenge themselves with 80 levels of fun with Jamie Woodhouse's, Qwak, available today worldwide on Impulse.

Mass Effect 2 Price Drop & v1.02 Update Released

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Mass Effect 2 (Regular and Digital Deluxe Edition), the epic science fiction RPG from BioWare and Electronic Arts has been updated to version 1.02.  Launch Impulse now to get the latest version and continue your adventures fighting The Reapers.

Additionally, the price on Mass Effect 2 dropped this week to $39.99.  Now’s the time to pick up one of the best games of 2010.


Read on for details on what’s in the 1.02 patch.

Prince of Persia - The Forgotten Sands on ImpulseTV

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

We love the Prince of Persia games, as some of our oldest and fondest memories revolve around the classic 1989 platformer and its many, many sequels. And in the latest episode of ImpulseTV, we take a close look at the newest of those sequels: Prince of Persia – The Forgotten Sands. Check out how you can fight, leap, and rewind time in this beautiful action platformer.

Bob Came in Pieces Updated to v1.50

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ludosity's physics-based puzzle game, Bob Came in Pieces, has been updated to v1.50 today. Available now to all registered Impulse customers, this new update contains support for gamepads and many new maps.

DeskScapes 3.2 Released

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

DeskScapes 3.2 has been released today.  DeskScapes is an application that allows you to have animated wallpapers on Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7.  It can also manage both animated and static wallpapers, add effects to wallpapers, manage wallpapers on multiple monitors, and more.

Vizati Now Available

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Rotate, nudge and flip your way to victory in Vizati, a new casual puzzle game from Different Pixel.  Now available on Impulse.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Beta 2 for Stardock Entertainment's Elemental: War of Magic is now underway, rocketing it to the top of the Impulse charts. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of June 6th to June 12th.

Brrrmuda Triangle v1.1.0 Released

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

4Score Games has released version 1.1.0 of their casual puzzle game, Brrrmuda Triangle, today. Available now for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this new update adds trophies, bug fixes and balance tweaks.

New ImpulseTV Episodes: Need for Speed World, Eschalon Book II and Foreign Legion

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Three new episodes of ImpulseTV are available, and we’ve got an early look at Need for Speed World, the upcoming massively multiplayer online racing game based on EA’s hit franchise. We got in on the beta recently to race around the virtual city with others, as well as engage in some high speed pursuits with the police. Check out the game in action.

Take to the Mean Streets of San Paro in All Points Bulletin. Pre-Order and Play Early!

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Are you a cop or a crook?  Choose your side and step onto the streets of San Paro to gain fame and fortune in All Points Bulletin, an upcoming Massively Multiplayer action game from Realtime Worlds and Electronic Arts.  Pre-order today and play the game early! 


Pre-order customers can play in the Key to the City Event, an early demo of APB that runs from June 10th to June 19th.  Also, your pre-order gives you early VIP access to the game, giving you a head start against your rivals. 

WindowBlinds 7.1 Released

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Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Stardock released WindowBlinds 7.1 today. WindowBlinds is a program that allows users to customize the user interface of Microsoft Windows. By applying "skins" WindowBlinds can easily change nearly every element of the Windows experience including the task bar, Start menu, window borders, scrollbars, push buttons, and much more.

Demigod v1.30 Released

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Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Gas Powered Games and Stardock Entertainment have released version 1.30 of Demigod today. Available now for all registered customers via the Impulse client, this new update includes bug fixes and gameplay improvements.

Introducing the Elemental Army

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Monday, June 07, 2010

Impulse is giving PC fans an added bonus for their Diggs, Tweets and Forum participation starting today as Stardock announced the formation of a new fan-based society, the Elemental Army. Fans of the anticipated PC fantasy strategy title Elemental: War of Magic can win limited edition / custom Elemental packs, up to $100 in gift cards to Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse and more by simply enlisting in the Elemental Army and participating in online discussions about the upcoming epic turn-based strategy game.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, June 07, 2010

Memorial Day sale items continued into the Top 10 for this week, with Sins of a Solar Empire once again claiming the top spot. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of May 30th to June 5th.

Go On The Job in The Sims 3 Ambitions

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Widen your Sim's horizons with a bunch of killer new career opportunities in The Sims 3 Ambitions, the latest expansion for the incredibly popular life simulation game from Electronic Arts and Maxis, available now on Impulse.

Be a Crash Test Dummy

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

A unique blend of action and puzzle-solving gameplay is waiting in Twelve Interactive's, CID the Dummy, available worldwide today on Impulse.

Armada 2526 v1.302 Released

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

The latest version of Ntronium's hit strategy game, Armada 2526, is now available for registered Impulse customers. Version 1.302 is a major update that includes two new campaign scenarios, improved graphics, new features, improved battles and much more.

Rewrite History in Darkest of Days

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Travel through epochs of history in Darkest of Days, from the Games Company. Available today for European customers only, Darkest of Days is a first-person shooter that puts the player in the role of a time cop.

Explore a Surreal World in Outcry

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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

A plot which takes a look at one's own mind is waiting in bitComposer's Outcry, available now on Impulse for Western Europe, Australia and South Africa.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

The Impulse Memorial Day sale included spectacular deals which gamers from all over the world cashed in on. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of May 23rd to May 29th.

Pre-Order Prince of Persia – The Forgotten Sands and get Prince of Persia Warrior Within Free!

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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Return to the Sands of Time universe in Prince of Persia – The Forgotten Sands, the upcoming action adventure game from Ubisoft, now available for pre-order on Impulse!

Pre-Order either Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands Standard Edition, and get a free copy of Warrior Within OR pre-order Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands Deluxe Edition and get Warrior Within and the Sands of Time free, plus the official soundtrack, exclusive skins, and a bonus map!

Pre-Order Need for Speed World, Get Beta, Head Start Access & More!

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Put the pedal to the medal and pit your racing skills against drivers from all over the world in Need for Speed World, the upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online Racing Game from Electronic Arts.  Pre-order now via Impulse and get access to special beta events, a 72-hour head-start on the game launch, reserve your preferred driver name, VIP status and more!

Plus, for buying Need for Speed World via Impulse, you’ll get access to the Mazda 3 car in-game!

Legio Moves Onto Impulse

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Legio, the latest turn-based strategy game from ICE Game Studios and Paradox Interactive is now available world-wide on Impulse.

Archon Returns!

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The hit game from 1983 returns with a fresh look and refined gameplay in React! Games' Archon Classic, now available worldwide on Impulse.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, May 24, 2010

Stardock's Spring Sale of Galactic Civilizations II and Demigod obliterated the competition last week on Impulse. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of May 16th to May 22nd.

Evochron Legends v1.288 Released

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Version 1.288 of StarWraith3D's hit space simulation, Evochron Legends, is now available for registered Impulse customers. This new update includes an improved multiplayer trading system, improved key mapping, game tweaks and more.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, May 17, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire and its expansions maintained their grip on the top spots in last week's sales. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of May 9th to May 15th.

Bob Came in Pieces Updated to v1.40

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Ludosity's physics-based puzzle game, Bob Came in Pieces, has been updated to v1.40 today. Available now to all registered Impulse customers, this new update contains six all new missions in a virtual reality theme, new leaderboards and achievements and more.

Tropico 3 - Absolute Power Now Available

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Friday, May 14, 2010

El Presidente returns with Kalypso Media's first expansion pack for Tropico 3, Absolute Power. Now available worldwide (UK on 5/28) on Impulse, Absolute Power includes 10 new campaign missions, new buildings, megalomania edicts, six new landmarks, a new faction and much more.

Flotilla v2.332 Released

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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Blendo Games has sent us the latest version for their strategy game, Flotilla. Now available via the Impulse client for all registered customers, this new update includes several crash fixes, finer score calculations and tweaks to the online scoreboard.

HP's "Butterfly Lovers" Vivienne Tam PC with Stardock's Fences and MyColors

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

One of HP's hottest new portable computers is the Vivienne Tam 'Butterfly Lovers' HP Mini 210 Netbook. Along with fantastic hardware specs, the Mini 210 includes a Butterfly theme with a beautifully animated start menu courtesy of Stardock's MyColors application.  Another component of this Netbook is the inclusion of Stardock's popular Fences software which helps keep a clean and organized desktop free of icon clutter.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire and its expansions kept their hold on the top spots this past week on our Top 10. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of May 2nd to May 8th.

Pre-Order Tropico 3 - Absolute Power

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Monday, May 10, 2010

El Presidente returns with Kalypso Media's first expansion pack for Tropico 3, Absolute Power. Set for release later this month, Absolute Power includes 10 new campaign missions, new buildings, megalomania edicts, six new landmarks, a new faction and much more.

AI War Version 3.12 Released

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Friday, May 07, 2010

Version 3.12 of the hit strategy game, AI War: Fleet Command, is now available via the Impulse client from Arcen Games. This latest update includes AI improvements, new weapons, performance improvements, and more.

The Swarm Invades

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Friday, May 07, 2010

The Swarm has invaded Positech Games' smash hit strategy game, Gratuitous Space Battles today. Now available on Impulse, the new Swarm expansion pack includes 10 new ships, four new pieces of ship equipment, new bonuses and scenarios detailing the latest species to arrive in the galaxy.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, May 03, 2010

There wasn't much movement from the week prior in today's Top 10 listing. Sins of a Solar Empire kept its hold on the top spots with Armada 2526 coming up strong for third place. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of April 25th to May 1st.

Trine v1.07 Released

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Frozenbyte's addictive side-scrolling, Trine, has been updated to version 1.07 today. Available now via the Impulse client for all registered customers, this new update includes a new level called Path to New Dawn, several new features and bug fixes.

Sol Survivor v1.05 Released

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.05 for their tower-defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now to registered customers via the Impulse client, this new version includes six new multiplayer maps, interface improvements, bug fixes and more.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity maintains its top spot in this week's Top 10, with the indie-RTS Armada 2526 following close behind. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of April 18th to April 24th.

Zombie Driver v1.14 Released

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Registered owners of Exor Studios' Zombie Driver can now update to version 1.14 via the Impulse client. This latest update improves HUD and menu text for better readability, makes minor menu layout fixes, and updates the particle library for improved stability.

VVVVVV Lands on Impulse

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Terry Cavanagh's hit retro-style 2D platformer, VVVVVV, has landed on Impulse. As the fearless leader of a team of dimension exploring scientists who inadvertently crash, you must reunite with your friends while exploring a strange new world.

Twist Your Brain with Aqualux

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Test your puzzle solving skills with Milkman Games' Aqualux, available now on Impulse. In Aqualux, players need to twist and turn pipe sections to connect the flow of water before time expires.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, April 19, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity jumped back to the top spot last week on Impulse, with the micro-expansions also placing in the rankings. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of April 11th to April 17th.

Rig'n'Roll Released

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Driving sim fans can travel the roads of California in 1C's, Rig'n'Roll, available now on Impulse.

Pre-Order Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction & Get a Free Copy of the Original Splinter Cell

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

An investigation into his daughter’s death unwittingly leads former agent Sam Fisher to discover he’s been betrayed by his prior agency, the Third Echelon in Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction, the latest title in the series from Ubisoft, is now available for pre-order on Impulse.

Pre-Order either Splinter Cell Conviction, or the Splinter Cell Conviction Deluxe Edition today and get a free copy of the original Splinter Cell!

The War on Folvos Comes to Impulse

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Clouds of war on shaping over the endless Folvos desert and you must take a side in Lonely Troops' War on Folvos. Available now on Impulse, this turn-based strategy game places the player in the position of freedom fighter or occupainsionist.

Caster Episode 2 Released

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Elecorn has released its first free content update for Caster today via Impulse. Now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client, Episode 2 includes a new playable character, new missions, new music, modding tools and much more.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, April 12, 2010

The latest beta release for Elemental catapulted the forthcoming strategy game from Stardock Entertainment to the top of the charts last week. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of April 4th to April 10th.

Wage War in Mayhem Intergalactic

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Friday, April 09, 2010

Strategy gamers with limited time on their hands can enjoy 4X gaming again with Inventive Dingo's Mayhem Intergalactic. Available today on Impulse, Mayhem Intergalactic streamlines the classic 4X genre to provide a strategy fix in minutes.

Total Annihilation: Battle Tactics Update Released

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Thursday, April 08, 2010

Total Annihilation fans can now re-explore the Battle Tactics expansion on Impulse. Available as a free update to all registered Total Annihilation Impulse customers via the Impulse client, Battle Tactics features 100 new missions, four new units, keyboard shortcuts and six new multiplayer maps.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Demigod maintained its dominance last week as the play with a friend promo went viral. Paradox Interactive's new Mount & Blade: Warband wasn't far behind, however. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of March 28th to April 3rd.

Addictive Strategy Awaits in Future Wars

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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Fans of classic strategy games like Advance Wars and Battle Isle have a new addiction waiting for them in Future Wars from Meridian4. Available today via Impulse, Future Wars uses a modern 3D engine with proven gameplay dynamics to create an addictive rock-paper-scissors style strategy game. Those who purchase the game from Impulse will receive five exclusive free maps as well.

Sol Survivor v1.02 Released

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Thursday, April 01, 2010

Cadenza Interactive has released version 1.02 for their addictive tower defense game, Sol Survivor. Available now for all registered customers via the Impulse client, the new build includes various bug fixes, gameplay enhancements, the addition of co-op campaign multiplayer, and Impulse::Reactor improvements.

SoundPackager 1.3 Released

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

SoundPackager 1.3 has been released today. SoundPackager is an application that lets users change the default Windows sound scheme to one of many available for download. This is done by applying "packages" of sound files which allows you to easily change to custom sounds without having to change each individual sound file. Changing to a new sound package just takes a couple of clicks, and restoring to the default Windows sounds is just a click away.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Demigod jumps to the top spot in this week's Top 10, powered by a special coupon deal for friends to share with one another. Here's the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of March 21st to March 27th.

X-COM, Dragon Age, and Goo on ImpulseTV

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Three new episodes of ImpulseTV have arrived today in the Impulse client: X-COM - UFO Defense, World of Goo, and Dragon Age: Origins.

Majesty 2: Kingmaker Now Available

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Return once more to the land of Ardania in Majesty 2: Kingmaker, expansion pack to the acclaimed strategy game Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim from Paradox Interactive and 1C:Ino-co.  Now available on Impulse.

Bob Came in Pieces Updated to v1.30

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Ludosity's physics-based puzzle game, Bob Came in Pieces, has been updated to v1.30 today. Available now to all registered Impulse customers, this new update contains countless small bug fixes, level tweaks, and other improvements.

Tweak 7 and TweakVista Updates Released

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Tweak 7 has been updated to v1.01, and Tweak Vista updated to v2.01. Both applications provide enhancements for their respected Operating System by helping configure it to meet your personal need by improving performance and behavior of Windows. They were designed for both the casual user users as well as power users to get get the most out of Windows Vista or Windows 7.

CursorFX 2.05 Released

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

An update to the popular CursorFX has been released today. CursorFX is an application that allows Windows users to change and create cool looking cursors for their desktop. CursorFX can also apply additional features like effect, animations, resizing of cursors, and more. Thousands of custom cursors are available for download from sites like WinCustomize.com that feature cursors from simple to cursors with wild animations.

Eufloria v2.03 Released

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Omni-Games' addictive game of space exploration and conquest, Eufloria, has been updated to version 2.03.

Pre-Order Majesty 2 Kingmaker

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Return once more to the land of Ardania in Majesty 2: Kingmaker, expansion pack to the acclaimed strategy game Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim from Paradox Interactive and 1C:Ino-co.  Pre-orders now and play the game on Friday, March 26th!

Pick Up the X-COM Series for $9.99

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Classic strategy gamers can now pick up the entire X-COM series for a special price of $9.99 this week on Impulse. Beginning with the original X-COM: UFO Defense, through to Terror from the Deep, Apocalypse, Interceptor and Enforcer, this series will keep you enthralled for countless hours.

Storm Over the Pacific Pre-Orders Underway

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Wargamers can reserve a place as the leader of one of the nations of the world in Wastelands Interactive's upcoming strategy game, Storm Over the Pacific, available for pre-order today on Impulse. Storm Over the Pacific depicts the conflict between the Japanese Empire, the USA and other allies during World War II from 1937 to 1945.

Lead Your Fleet to Victory in Flotilla

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Strategy and tactical gamers can lead their fleet of battleships to victory in Blendo Games' Flotilla, now available on Impulse. In Flotilla, players must configure their fleet of ships in a randomly generated universe full of characters and encounters. By maneuvering the fleet in 3D space, space admirals can flank enemy vessels and surprise enemies from any direction.

Majesty 2 v1.3 Patch Available

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A new patch for Majesty 2 – The Fantasy Kingdom Sim has been released.  In addition to numerous fixes, this patch prepares the game for the upcoming Majesty 2: Kingmaker expansion pack, scheduled to release this Friday.  Click through to see a list of changes in this patch.

Impulse Reactor Debuted at GDC 2010

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Monday, March 15, 2010

At GDC 2009, Stardock released GOO (Game Object Obfuscation) for developers to begin providing some intellectual property protection for their games that did so without annoying legitimate customers. The idea behind GOO was to put together a system that followed the Gamers Bill of Rights but still was acceptable to publishers looking to keep their games from being casually pirated. Since then, it has been adopted by several developers and publishers including Paradox and THQ.

Train Your Brain with Memory Clinic

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Join Dr. Summerland in DigiRonin's latest puzzle game, Memory Clinic. Available today on Impulse, Memory Clinic will improve your memory, ability to problem solve, and attention to detail through a variety of hidden object based challenges and mini-games.

Discover Dawn of Discovery Gold on ImpulseTV

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Impulse users can tune their client to the ImpulseTV tab as we take a close look at Ubisoft's beautiful real-time strategy and city-building game, Dawn of Discovery Gold, the latest in the popular Anno series. Find out how you grow towns and cities on islands and then use commerce to trade goods between neighboring cities.

Making History II Pre-Orders Now Underway

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Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Grand strategy gamers can look forward to Muzzy Lane Software's upcoming Making History II: The War of the World, which is now available for pre-order on Impulse. Those who pre-order Making History II will gain access to the beta later this Spring on Impulse, giving gamers the chance to have their ideas incorporated into the final product.

Pirates, Seedlings, and Despots on ImpulseTV

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Friday, March 05, 2010

Three new episodes of ImpulseTV are now available via the Impulse client. Landlubbers should check out our look at Sid Meier's Pirates!, the excellent remake of the classic action/adventure game from the legendary designer. Would-be tin-pot dictators can check out Tropico 3, where you can rule your own third-world Caribbean nation for good or ill. Finally, if you're wondering what Eufloria is about, wonder no longer. We take a look at the beautiful and abstract puzzle/strategy game.

Multiplicity Pro 1.24 Released

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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Stardock has released Multiplicity v1.24 and Multiplicity Pro 1.24. Multiplicity is a program that lets users to combine their computers into a single computing platform. It does this by enabling users to control their local computers with a single keyboard and mouse and establishing a universal clipboard between them. If you've ever used multiple monitors, think of Multiplicity as being the next step. Each monitor is hooked up to its own computer and when you move your mouse cursor onto a different monitor, you now control the computer that the monitor is connected to.

Download Total Annihilation Exclusively on Impulse

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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Stardock announced today that the epic PC strategy game, Total Annihilation, has landed exclusively on Impulse, the fast-growing digital distribution platform for PC gaming (www.impulsedriven.com.) Originally created by Cavedog Entertainment, Total Annihilation is a classic real-time strategy (RTS) video game set in a future galaxy torn apart by war. The title changed PC gaming forever when it launched as the first RTS game that featured 3D units and terrain. Impulse customers will be able to experience firsthand the addictive galactic battles and engaging story driven campaign that made Total Annihilation one of the greatest strategy games of all time. Total Annihilation is now available for $9.99.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, March 01, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity moves up a notch in this week's Top 10, with strong showings by Ubisoft's Dawn of Discovery Gold and Paradox's Mount & Blade. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of February 21st to February 27th.

Armada 2526 v1.024 Released

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Monday, March 01, 2010

The latest version of Ntronium's hit strategy game, Armada 2526, is now available for registered Impulse customers. Version 1.0.2.4 includes a new automatic population transport feature, changes to the Research and Bureaucracy systems so that they scale to game size, mod support, balance changes and more.

Random House Announces Partnership with Stardock in New IP Creation and Development Group

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Monday, March 01, 2010

The Random House Publishing Group announced today the establishment of a new group responsible for the creation of original transmedia intellectual property (IP)-story content that can be accessed through multiple media sources including video games, social networks on the web, mobile platforms, in print and on film-that will be developed and marketed in partnerships with other media companies.


While multiple deals are in the early stages of development, the group's first announced partnership is with PC game developer Stardock Corporation. In conjunction with Stardock's creative team, the Random House Publishing Group is collaborating on the story and world of the upcoming Stardock PC fantasy strategy game Elemental: War of Magic. The Random House Group will also publish ELEMENTAL: DESTINY'S EMBERS (August 2010), a novel set in the world of Elemental, written by the game's creator and executive producer, Brad Wardell.

Mount & Blade on ImpulseTV

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Mount & Blade is on special this weekend for only $5, but if you’ve always wondered what the game is about you can tune into the latest episode of ImpulseTV via your Impulse client, as we look at the hybrid adventure-RPG set in a realistic medieval fantasy world.

Hit the Ice in NHL 2009

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Experience professional hockey like never before in NHL 2009 from Electronic Arts.  Now available for purchase on Impulse.

Achtung Panzer – Kharkov 1943 Rolls Onto Impulse

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Take command of your own tank division in Achtung Panzer – Kharkov 1943, the latest strategy title from Paradox Interactive and Graviteam.

The year is 1943. The Wehrmacht has begun Operation Hawk in an attempt to capture Kharkov with its steel claws. The SS Division Totenkopf has moved forward to crush the Soviet tank forces, but the Red Army has held the line, digging in and putting up a fierce resistance. In response, German tank armies have renewed their offensive with Operation Panther, and Soviet tank crews are now finding themselves severely outnumbered.

Achtung Panzer – Kharkov 1943 is available now for $19.99 / 19.99 EUR / 14.99 GBP.  For more information, visit http://www.impulsedriven.com/achtung1943

GamePro Analyzes DRM, Interviews Stardock's Brad Wardell

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Thursday, February 25, 2010

GamePro magazine did an analysis of Digital Rights Management (DRM) in PC games, and among the people interviewed for this story was Stardock CEO, Brad Wardell. This analysis takes an indepth looks at piracy from several different views, including those of industry professionals and "pirates" themselves. This is a must read for anyone who enjoys PC gaming.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, February 22, 2010

The newly released Sins of a Solar Empire - Diplomacy and the Trinity bundle continued to dominate the Impulse sales charts last week. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of February 14th to February 20th.

ImpulseTV Goes Live on Stardock's Impulse Digital Distribution Platform

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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Stardock has pulled back the curtain on ImpulseTV, the latest major feature to come to the popular digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com). Hosted by Jason Ocampo, formerly of IGN and Gamespot, and Brian Clair, formerly of Avault.com, ImpulseTV is designed to let people see games and software as they really are in order to get a better idea of whether they want to buy it or even try out the software. ImpulseTV features hands-on walk-throughs, game tutorials and tips, spotlights and demos on AAA and indie games alike, unbiased and outspoken expert commentary and more.

Take to the Rooftops in Mirror’s Edge

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

In a seemingly perfect world free of crime and poverty, a crime has been committed, and it’s up to you, a Runner called Faith, to find justice in Mirror’s Edge from Digital Illusions CE and Electronic Arts

Craft the City of Your Dreams in SimCity Societies

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Step into the role of grand city planner with SimCity Societies, the city building simulation from Tilted Mill Entertainment and Electronic Arts.  Will you build an Orwellian city, a simple farm hamlet or something entirely your own style and creation?

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, February 15, 2010

The Impulse exclusive release of Sins of a Solar Empire - Diplomacy and the Sins - Trinity pack took command of Impulse last week. Click-through for the best-selling products for the week of February 7th to February 13th.

Tropico 3 Updated to Version 1.13

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Kalypso Media and Haemimont Games' Tropico 3 has been updated to version 1.13 on Impulse today. The new update is available now to registered customers via the Impulse client.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire - Diplomacy, Demigod and Star Trek Online were tops on gamer's minds last week. Click-through for the best-selling products on Impulse for the week of January 31st to February 6th.

Stardock Unleashes the Complete Sins of a Solar Empire Experience - Trinity Available Now

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Stardock (www.stardock.com) has unleashed the complete Sins of a Solar Empire experience today with Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity. Trinity bundles the original award-winning real-time strategy PC title from Ironclad Games with the two game-changing micro-expansions, Entrenchment and Diplomacy. Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity is available in retail stores across North America and via the digital download platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) for $39.95.

The Battle Against the Darkspawn Continues in Dragon Age: Origins- Awakening. Pre-Order Now!

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Monday, February 08, 2010

The lands of Feralden may be safe, but the work of the Grey Wardens is far from over.  As the new Grey Warden Commander, you must rebuild the order and discover the secrets of the darkspawn in Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening, the first expansion to the award-winning Dragon Age: Origins from Electronic Arts and BioWare.  Get ready to face down “The Architect” and the darkspawn once more and pre-order today.

Pre-Order Assassin’s Creed 2 Now

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Take on the role of Ezio, a new assassin, as you kill your way through Renaissance Italy on your path to becoming a Master Assassin in Assassin’s Creed 2 from Ubisoft.  Pre-order now and have the game on release, March 16th, 2010.

WindowBlinds 7.01 Released

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Monday, February 08, 2010

Today we are excited to announce the 7.01 update to WindowBlinds from Stardock. WindowBlinds lets Windows users change the complete look and feel of Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 by applying one of thousands of skins that are available. There are all types of skins available to fit nearly every taste, whether it's a minimal look or a wild and colorful personalization for your desktop. WindowBlinds 7 also allows you to "skin" Aero so it is easy to make simple changes to the default look of Windows Vista/Windows 7 by applying colors or textures.

Experience the Complete Red Faction Saga with the Red Faction Bundle, Now On Impulse

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Friday, February 05, 2010

The battle for Mars rages on and it’s up to you to free the planet from tyranny in the Red Faction Bundle.  Get all three Red Faction titles in one pack and at a great discount.

The Red Faction Bundle, normally priced at $29.99,  for this weekend only is available at a 25% discount, so now is the perfect time to play through the games that pioneered destructive environments in shooters.

Atari Adds New Titles to Stardock's Impulse Platform

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Thursday, February 04, 2010

Stardock announced today that Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, has added several PC games to Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com). In addition to the critically acclaimed Ghostbusters: The Video Game and The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, the newly released science fiction MMORPG from renowned developer Cryptic Studios, Star Trek Online, is available.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, February 01, 2010

Space strategy games and RPGs were the favorites last week on Impulse. Click-through for the best-selling games for the week of January 24th to January 30th.

KeepSafe 2.01 Released

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Stardock has released an update to KeepSafe today. KeepSafe is an application that offers real-time backup and seamless way to protect important data and documents. If you have ever had an important document become corrupted while working on it, or lost an important revision you will appreciate what KeepSafe can do for you.

AI War Version 3.016 Released

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Version 3.016 of the hit strategy game, AI War: Fleet Command, is now available via Impulse from Arcen Games. This latest release includes a number of balance changes, bug fixes, and crash fixes.

DeskScapes 3.1 Released

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Stardock is very excited to announce the release of DeskScapes 3.1. DeskScapes is an application that lets users have animated wallpapers, also called .Dreams, on their Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 desktops. It supports playing video as animated wallpaper, dynamically generated content as animated wallpaper, and more.

The biggest new feature in this release is the support for multi-monitors. DeskScapes can now assign a different animated wallpaper to a specified monitor. Not only does this work with animated wallpapers, but static wallpapers as well!

LogonStudio 1.7 Released

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

We are excited to announce the release of LogonStudio 1.7 today. For years, LogonStudio from Stardock has been the most popular way to easily change the Windows logon screen to one of the thousands available for download, or by easily creating your own using your favorite wallpapers or images.

LogonStudio 1.7 can apply logons to Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7. Creating your own logon is as simple as dragging an image to the configuration window and saving it. You can also download any of the thousands available on WinCustomize.com.

Save the Galaxy from The Reapers in Mass Effect

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The year is 2183, humanity is no longer alone in the universe and you, the first ever human Specter must save the galaxy from an ancient threat in Mass Effect, the critically acclaimed sci-fi RPG from BioWare and Electronic arts, now available on Impulse!

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Sins of a Solar Empire maintained its domination last week on Impulse. Click-through for the best-selling games for the week of January 10th to January 16th.

Take Off to the Dark Void

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Capcom's sci-fi action-adventure game, Dark Void, is now available on Impulse for North American customers (the worldwide release is set for Friday).

The Tribe Arrives for Gratuitous Space Battles

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

The galactic war has gone on long enough and only one power can stop it - space hippies. Add the new Tribe faction to your full version copy of Positech Games' blockbuster, Gratuitous Space Battles, available now on Impulse.

Explore the Final Frontier in Star Trek Online. Pre-Order Now for Instant Beta Access!

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Take command of your own starship, explore strange new worlds, seek out new life forms and new civilizations, and bodly go where no one has gone before in Star Trek Online, the upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game from Cryptic Studios and Atari.

Pre-Order Star Trek Online Digital Deluxe Edition (or Standard) and get instant access to the Star Trek Online Open Beta, along with the Impulse-exclusive pre-order bonus of 500 Cryptic Points to use for extra character slots, character enhancements and more.

AI War Version 3.0 Released

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Arcen Games has released version 3.00 of its smash hit strategy game, AI War: Fleet Command, today on Impulse. Players of AI War can update via the Impulse client to access a huge number of new features and content.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, January 11, 2010

After a holiday hiatus, the Impulse weekly Top 10 returns! Sale items were the big hits last week, but interest in Sins of a Solar Empire's expansions is rising as well. Click-through for the best-selling games for the week of January 3rd to January 9th.

Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy Beta 3 Released

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Ironclad Games and Stardock have released Beta 3 for the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire micro-expansion, Diplomacy. Available now via Impulse for pre-order customers, Beta 3 adds the ability to give the Pirate faction missions, new technologies, balance changes and more.

Help Build the ODD Society

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Tuesday, January 05, 2010

ODD1's creative city-building adventure game, ODD Society, is available today on Impulse. In the game, players must help a race of people known as the ODDs to build their civilization.

Devil May Cry 4 Now Available

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Capcom's action-adventure game, Devil May Cry 4, is available today on Impulse. From the producer of the original Devil May Cry and Resident Evil 4, this latest installment immerses gamers in a gothic supernatural world where a new protagonist clashes with a familiar hero.

Create a Stellar Empire in Armada 2526

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Friday, December 18, 2009

The turn-based strategy game, Armada 2526, is available on Impulse today from Ntronium Games. Armada 2526 continues the great tradition of space-based 4X games as players guide their race from their tentative first steps in space into a galactic empire.

Live the Legend in King Arthur

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Friday, December 18, 2009

Neocore's role-playing wargame, King Arthur, is now available on Impulse. As the son of Uther Pendragon, players can fulfill their destiny and claim their rightful place on the throne of Britannia.

Devil May Cry 4 Pre-Orders Underway

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Capcom and Impulse are now accepting pre-orders for the upcoming action-adventure game, Devil May Cry 4. Pre-order customers get 10% off the regular price, making this the perfect holiday bargain.

IconPackager 5 Released

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the release of IconPackager 5. IconPackager lets users change nearly every icon in Windows including the use of "icon packs" to change all at once. It has gained nearly 4 million downloads on Download.com, and is the easiest way to change your system icons. You can view a full visual walkthrough of IconPackager here.

Take to the Stars in EVE Online

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

EVE Online, the massively multiplayer space sim from developer CCP is now for sale on Impulse at an introductory price of just $9.95 until December 23rd!

SkinStudio 7 Released

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Stardock has released SkinStudio 7 today. SkinStudio is an application that allows users to create and modify visual styles, also known as skins, for Windows 7, Vista, and XP. These skins can then be applied using WindowBlinds. WindowBlinds 7 was also recently released, and SkinStudio 7 now supports the new features that were included in WB7.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire - Diplomacy and Impulse Now specials lead the charge last week on our Top 10. Click-through for the best-selling games for December 6th to December 12th.

Organize your Windows Desktop with Fences Pro

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Software developer Stardock released Fences Pro today. Fences Pro is a program that helps you organize your desktop and can hide your icons when they are not in use with the simple click of your mouse.

Fences Pro is the follow-up to Stardock's popular freeware program fences which has become the most popular desktop enhancement on CNET's Download.com since its release earlier this Fall.

Fences Pro adds a number of compelling new features to give users more control over their desktop icons.

Great Journey Now Available

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Travel to the town of Old Port in Great Journey, an adventure title from Meridian4 and Rebelmind.  Now available on Impulse.

Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy Beta 2 Released

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ironclad Games and Stardock have released Beta 2 for the upcoming Sins of a Solar Empire micro-expansion, Diplomacy. Available now via Impulse for pre-order customers, Beta 2 contains major changes to the gameplay mechanics of the expansion, updated tech trees and more.

Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity Announced

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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are pleased to announce Sins of a Solar Empire - Trinity today. Trinity is a compilation bundle which includes the award-winning Sins of a Solar Empire along with the Entrenchment and Diplomacy micro-expansions. As a special incentive, those who pre-order Trinity will gain access to the current Diplomacy beta via Impulse.

The Three Musketeers Land on Impulse

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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Take the role of Porthos in the Three Musketeers from Meridian4 and Legendo Entertainment, available now on Impulse. In this colorful side-scroller, players must save their comrades from the sinister Count Xavier and his evil lieutenant, Orsini.

X-COM: UFO Defense Invades

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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

The cult-classic strategy game, X-COM: UFO Defense has arrived on Impulse via 2K Games. Set in the year 1999, UFO Defense puts you in command of X-COM, equipping you with the finest Earth technology to defend the planet from an alien invasion.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Cyber Monday sales dominated the Impulse Top 10 last week. Click-through for the best-selling products from between November 29th to December 5th.

Bioshock Descends Onto Impulse

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Monday, December 07, 2009

2K Games hit FPS, Bioshock, is now available on Impulse. In Bioshock, players will descend into the once magnificent city of Rapture, only to find it a living hell.

Pop-A-Tronic Blasts Onto Impulse

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Monday, December 07, 2009

Meridian4 and developer Big Blue Bubble have released their match-3 game, Pop-A-Tronic onto Impulse today. Pop-A-Tronic is a fast-paced, arcade puzzle game that contains a variety of challenges, power-ups and game modes.

Explore the Grand Canyon Wasteland in Fallen Earth

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Fallen Earth, a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) from developers Fallen Earth, LLC, is available on, Impulse. Fans who purchase Fallen Earth through Impulse will receive special item keys for exclusive in-game attire -- Fancy White Boots and a Snazzy White Hat, both of which will boost armor stats.

Object Desktop 2010 Turbo-charges Windows 7

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Software developer Stardock (www.stardock.com) released Object Desktop 2010 today. Object Desktop is a suite of desktop enhancement programs designed to allow users to personalize the Windows experience to their liking. The programs of Object Desktop include features that enable users to completely change the look, feel, and function of Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. Object Desktop 2010 represents the largest update to the suite since its initial launch in December 1999. Object Desktop 2010 is $49.99 (www.objectdesktop.com).

Pre-Order Command & Conquer 4 Now and Get Instant Beta Access!

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

The end is at hand!  Nearly 15 years have passed since the Brotherhood of Nod, led by the mysterious and charismatic Kane began their war against the Global Defense Initiative, the Tiberium Saga draws to a close in Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight, now available for pre-order on Impulse!

Pre-order now and get access to the Command & Conquer 4 Multiplayer beta test! Take control of the forces of Nod and the GDI before the game’s release in March 2010. As an added bonus for pre-ordering, you’ll get the official game soundtrack and a bonus single player mission when the game releases.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Black Friday sales, plus the beta release of Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy resulted in lots of great deals for Impulse customers last week. Click-through for the best-selling products from between November 22nd to November 28th.

Machinarium Patch 03 Released

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Amanita Design has released the third update for their hit adventure game, Machinarium. Available now to registered Impulse customers, the new update makes a number of level fixes.

Cyber Monday Impulse Sale Still Going On!

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Monday, November 30, 2009

The long holiday weekend is over, and whether you missed the Black Friday sales or not no worries, this is one Monday which you don’t want to miss!  Today we have the Impulse Cyber Monday sale with many PC games and applications on sale starting at just $1.99!

Time is winding down, but there is still time left to grab plenty of these great deals!

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, November 23, 2009

A sale on Galactic Civilizations I and the new release of Stardock's WindowBlinds 7 took the Top 10 by storm last week. Click-through for the best-selling products from between November 15th to November 21st.

Capcom's Dark Void Awaits

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Monday, November 23, 2009

Capcom's upcoming sci-fi action-adventure game, Dark Void, is now available for pre-order on Impulse. In Dark Void, players take on the role of Will, a pilot dropped into incredible circumstances within the mysterious Void.

Demigod v1.2 Update Released, Demon Assassin Added

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Monday, November 23, 2009

Stardock and Gas Powered Games are pleased to announce that Demigod v1.2 is now available for download. The new version includes months worth of improvements based on player feedback and adds a new Demigod to the mix - the Demon Assassin.

Demigod is a real-time strategy game that combines action and role playing elements. In the game, the player takes on the role of a demigod, a single powerful being whose goal is to ascend into the pantheon of the gods. The demigod does this by earning favor points with the gods through combat in a series of arenas.

Lugaru HD Hops Onto Impulse

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Friday, November 20, 2009

Wolfire Studios' third-person action game, Lugaru HD, is available on Impulse today. Players take the role of Turner, an anthropomorphic rebel bunny rabbit with impression combat skills.

Stardock Customer Report 2009

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Each year, like most companies, Stardock puts together an internal business plan that sets up goals, objectives, and challenges that the company must address.

Part of our internal business plan includes analysis of the state of the products/services we make as well as the results of our customer survey.

Gratuitous Space Battles v1.24 Released

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Indie developer Positech Games has sent us version 1.24 of its hit strategy game, Gratuitous Space Battles. Available now for all registered owners, the new update includes a new mouse system for more fluid control, gameplay tweaks and bug fixes.

Transform your Windows user interface with WindowBlinds 7

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

WindowBlinds is a program that allows users to customize the user interface of Microsoft Windows. By applying "skins," WindowBlinds can easily change nearly every element of the Windows experience including the task bar, Start menu, window borders, scrollbars, push buttons, and much more.

WindowBlinds 7 includes a host of new features and adds native support for Windows 7. Amongst its new features is the ability to "skin Aero."

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Bioware's Dragon Age Origins dropped slightly in the last week, but remains solidly in the top 4 in our listing. Click-through for the best-selling products between November 8th to November 14th.

Relive the Classic Abe's Oddysee

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Oddworld Inhabitants joins Impulse today with the release of their hit platformer, Oddworld - Abe's Oddysee. Selected by the fickler finger of fate, Abe, a floor-waxer for RuptureFarms, has been catapulted into a life of adventure to save his fellow Mudokons from being turned into food.

And Yet It Moves v1.1.0 Released

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Indie-developer Broken Rules has released version 1.1.0 of its unique side-scroller, And Yet It Moves today. The new update includes language support for French, German, Spanish and Italian and makes some changes to the high score table system. Also available today is an updated demo version for the game.

Stardock delivers animated wallpaper to Windows 7 users

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Stardock, the world leader in Windows desktop customization, released Deskscapes 3 today. DeskScapes is a unique program that allows users to customize their Windows desktop wallpaper with effects, animation and a variety of other options.

DeskScapes 3 adds support for Windows 7 and includes a host of effects that users can apply to their existing traditional desktop backgrounds.

Rule the World in For the Glory!

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Play as one of 190 countries as you try to conquer the globe in For the Glory, the latest epic strategy title from Paradox Interactive.  Now available on Impulse!

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, November 09, 2009

The Entrenchment micro-expansion for Sins of a Solar Empire has been ousted from the top spot on Impulse by none other than Bioware's Dragon Age Origins. Click-through for the best-selling products between November 1st to November 7th.

Experience the Wild West in GUN

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Gamers can experience the brutality, lawlessness, greed and lust of the wild west in Activision's GUN, available today on Impulse.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, November 02, 2009

The recent sales for the Witcher and Call of Duty 4 propelled them onto the Impulse charts last week. Here's the best-selling products based on customer sales between October 25th to October 31st.

Sacraboar Beta Underway

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Friday, October 30, 2009

Makivision's upcoming real-time strategy game, Sacraboar, is now available for beta testing to all Impulse pre-order customers.

City Rain Arrives on Impulse

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Ovolo Entertainment's puzzle/simulation, City Rain, is available on Impulse today. City Rain mixes the styles of SimCity and Tetris to create a unique game about the environment, urban planning and sustainability.

Tweak7 Released

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the release of Tweak7! Tweak7 is an application designed to help users meet their personal needs by configuring Windows 7 to improve and enhance performance. Tweak7 was created with both casual and power users in mind. Changes made can be easily rolled back using Microsoft own system-restore technology, so experimenting with different settings is harmless to your PC.

Eufloria Grows on Impulse

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Omni-Games' addictive game of space exploration and conquest, Eufloria, is now available on Impulse. Eufloria avoids the cliches of the strategy genre by employing themes of plant growth and bio-mechanical evolution.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, October 26, 2009

THQ's acclaimed FPS Red Faction: Guerrilla and Kalypso Media's Tropico 3 helped to rule the Impulse sales charts last week. Click-through for the best-selling products based on customer sales between October 18th to October 24th.

Sacraboar Pre-Orders Begin

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Makivision's upcoming real-time strategy game, Sacraboar, is now available for worldwide pre-order on Impulse. All pre-order customers will also gain access to the Sacraboar beta currently scheduled to begin on October 30th.

Discover the Secret of the Dracula Files

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

After 100 years of slumber, the undead count Vladimir Draco is back in eGames' The Dracula Files. In this casual point & click adventure, players must search haunted cemeteries and complete clever mini-games in their quest to ward off evil.

ARMA 2 Invades Impulse

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

ARMA 2, the intense realistic modern military simulation from Bohemia Interactive is now available on Impulse.

Crysis Now Available

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Suit up and explore the wide-open world of Crysis, the award-winning first person shooter from Crytek and Electronic Arts.

AI War Hits v2.0 Milestone

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Arcen Games AI War hits a new milestone with the release of version 2.0. Based on player feedback, this exceptional point release includes vast improvements to the already spectacular RTS.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, October 19, 2009

The upcoming Gratuitous Space Battles continues to be a hugely popular game on Impulse. Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales between October 11th to October 17th.

Good Girls Turn Bad with Indie Hit

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Friday, October 16, 2009

The multi-award winning Dangerous High School Girls in Trouble, from indie-developer Mousechief, arrives on Impulse today. In this unique adventure-RPG, good girls get better by being bad.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, October 12, 2009

The upcoming indie-game from Positech Software, Gratuitous Space Battles, skyrocketed in the hearts and minds of Impulse gamers last week! Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales between October 4th to October 10th.

Sins Hotfixes Released

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Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment have released hot fixes for Sins of a Solar Empire and Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment. The updates are now available for all registered customers via the Impulse client.

Organize Your PC Desktop with Stardock's Fences 1.0

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Tuesday, October 06, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (October 6, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com), the world leader in desktop customization, today released the highly anticipated version 1.0 of its popular and free desktop organization application, Fences. Fences is a one-of-a-kind program designed to organize the desktop by allowing users to customize how icons and files reside on the desktop based on user-defined preferences. Fences is the ultimate tool for those users who want to keep their PC desktop clear of clutter.

Dell Launches Nickelodeon Edition Mini's With Stardock Created Skins

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Monday, October 05, 2009

A couple of months ago we wrote about the announcement of the Dell Inspirion Mini Nickelodeon Edition which features skins and wallpapers created by Stardock! These Mini's are now shipping and they have a great lineup of options, and prices start at a low $329.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, October 05, 2009

Games that were on-sale last week surged on our Top 10, but once again, Sins of a Solar Empire was dominating. Click-through for the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales between September 27th to October 3rd.

Time of Shadows (Dawn of Magic 2) Released

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Friday, October 02, 2009

Kalypso Media's action-RPG, Time of Shadows (Dawn of Magic 2), is now available. Using your magical skills and over 100 freely combinable spells, you must once again save the world from total destruction.

Sins of a Solar Empire Gets Massive Update

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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are pleased to announce the release of Sins of a Solar Empire v1.18 and Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment v1.04 to all registered customers. Now available via the Impulse client (http://www.impulsedriven.com).

The update includes a massive number of balance improvement and gameplay tweaks based on the feedback from fans.

Monster Jam Races Onto Impulse

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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Activision and Torus Games' Monster Jam is available on Impulse today. In the game, players can experience extreme monster truck action as they get behind the wheel of some of the world's biggest vehicles.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Paradox Interactive's Majesty 2 and Stardock's own upcoming turn-based strategy game, Elemental, continued to place highly in the sales charges last week. Here's the best-selling products based on customer sales between September 20th to September 26th.

Far Cry 2: Fortune's Edition Now Available

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Friday, September 25, 2009

Ubisoft Entertainment has released Far Cry 2: Fortune's Edition onto Impulse today. This refresh of the hit first-person shooter includes the original Far Cry 2, plus the new Fortune Pack DLC content. New additions include three new weapons, two new vehicles, and four new maps.

Impulse Weekend Buys - September 25th

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Friday, September 25, 2009

It's a roaring Friday and we have another stack of sweet deals on Impulse this weekend. While I have your attention, remember that time is running out to get into this phase of the Elemental: War of Magic beta by pre-ordering. Get in before the end of September or you will have to wait until the next beta opening.

Now lets check out this weekends deals!

Take to the Skies in Heroes Over Europe

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Climb into the cockpit of a World War II fighter plane as you take part in some of the most daring air battles in history in Heroes Over Europe, the new combat flight sim from Ubisoft and Transmission games.  Now available on Impulse for $39.99!

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Last week saw several big releases on Impulse, including Beta 1 for Stardock's upcoming fantasy turn-based strategy game, Elemental, Capcom's Resident Evil 5, and Paradox Interactive's Majesty 2. Click through for the full list.

Tri Synergy's Pahelika Arrives on Impulse

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Monday, September 21, 2009

Tri Synergy and developer Ironcode Games' point-and-click adventure, Pahelika, is now available on Impulse. In the game, players uncover an ancient secret that's been locked way in legend and must prevent others from obtaining its power.

AI War v1.301 Released

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Monday, September 21, 2009

Arcen Games has updated its popular RTS, AI War to v1.301 today with another huge update that adds new ships, makes major visual improvements, co-op enhancements, improved network code and more. Customers who've bought the game via Impulse can update to the latest build immediately via the Impulse client.

HP Launches the 'Envy' Line of Notebooks

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

HP has announced a new line of high-performance notebook computers called Envy .

HP today redefines the premium notebook PC experience with the introduction of the HP ENVY sub-brand, which offers customers precision-crafted, high-performance models featuring HP Metal Etching and concierge service and support.

The new HP ENVY 13 boasts the brightest display in its class, and the HP ENVY 15 is the company’s fastest consumer notebook PC ever.

These are some awesome machines both inside and out, just check out some of the features and specs .

We also can't forget to mention the custom user interface created by Stardock.

Impulse Weekly Top 10

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

After a bit of a hiatus, the Impulse Weekly Top 10 returns! Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales between September 6th to September 12th.

Gratuitous Space Battles Pre-Orders Underway

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Indie developer Positech Games has released the beta version for their upcoming strategy game, Gratuitous Space Battles onto Impulse today. Those customers who pre-order the game will be charged immediately, but will gain instant access to the current beta build via the Impulse client.

Aztaka v1.04 Released

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Citeremis has released v1.04 of their RPG, Aztaka, onto Impulse today. This latest update adds a number of new features and bug fixes including the addition of an autosave, a quest completion log, French language support, and more.

Resident Evil 5 Released

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Capcom's eagerly awaited PC thriller, Resident Evil 5 is now available for those in the Americas and Asia. The game will be available worldwide on September 18th.

Evochron Legends v1.128 Released

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

StarWraith3D has released a new update for its hit space simulation, Evochron Legends today. Registered Impulse customers can download the update via the Impulse client.

Ready to Play Beta Sign Ups Now Live

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Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Stardock is pleased to announce that the Ready to Play beta is about to begin. Ready to Play is a revolutionary new program that enables gamers to create an on-line gaming profile of themselves after which Ready to Play will produce a "recommended friends" list. Then, when the player is ready to play a particular game, they can broadcast to any available friends or recommended friends that they are about to launch a particular game and join in.

"If you've ever had a bad experience playing a PC game online, Ready to Play is for you," said Brad Wardell, President & CEO of Stardock. "As a 38 year old, father of 3 with very little free time, my gaming profile is quite a bit different from say a 15 year old whose primary concern on a given game is maxing out their win/loss ratio. Ready to Play lets me quickly find people online who have similar gaming preferences and get games going."

Ready to Play supports more than just Stardock games. As part of the new Impulse update, Ready to Play supports third party games, even games not on Impulse.

Stardock Unveils Impulse Phase IV

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Wednesday, September 09, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI -- (Sept 9, 2009) - Software developer Stardock (www.stardock.com) revealed the fourth phase of its popular digital download platform, Impulse, today (www.impulsedriven.com).

Impulse enables users to quickly purchase, download, install and update any of thousands of available games, applications, and utilities to their machine. Once purchased, the program becomes associated with their account. If a user purchases a new PC or reformats an existing PC, a user can install Impulse, log in with their account and instantly re-download all their programs.

Stardock at PAX 2009

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Thursday, September 03, 2009

The Penny Arcade Expo 2009, also known as PAX, is about to get underway in Seattle, WA. The Stardock crew arrived this morning and are getting ready for the event which runs until Sept. 6. PAX is a three day "festival" where gamers come to see the latest and greatest that game companies have to offer.

If you are attending PAX, be sure to stop by the Stardock booth #1142.  We will be showing off Elemental: War of Magic, Impulse, Ready to Play, Sins of a Solar Empire: Diplomacy, and more!

AI War v1.201 Released

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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Arcen Games has updated its popular RTS, AI War to v1.201 today with a major update that makes major improvements to the game's economic system, AI, graphics and more. Registered Impulse customers can download the update via the Impulse client.

Stardock and NVIDIA Partner to Distribute Impulse

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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI - (September 2, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) and NVIDIA Corporation announced today the Impulse 'NVIDIA Edition' which features Stardock's digital download platform, Impulse, specially branded for NVIDIA users. With the new NVIDIA Edition, gamers will be able to buy the latest games, be informed of updated NVIDIA drivers and get the latest gaming news all through a single desktop application. The companies expect the NVIDIA Edition of Impulse to become available this summer.

With Impulse, users purchase their game and can then immediately download and install the game through the Impulse client which seamlessly manages updates, community features and more. Games become part of that user's account such that when a user purchases a new machine, a user can simply re-download the Impulse client, logon to their account and re-download all their purchases, even years into the future.

Aaaaa! A Reckless Disregard for Gravity Pre-Orders Begin

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Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Indie developer Dejobaan Games upcoming base jumping game, AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! A Reckless Disregard for Gravity, is now available for pre-order on Impulse. Pre-order customers can reserve Aaaaa! for just $11.25 - 25% off the regular price.

Silent Heroes Sneaks Onto Impulse

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Take command of an elite squad of saboteurs, deep behind German lines in this World War II real-time strategy classic from Paradox Interactive.

Impulse Weekend Buys - August 20th

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

The weekend gets closer and closer, and it's that time of the week where you can grab some delicious deals from Impulse to satisfy your gaming needs! You can get more information about Impulse, and your free download at www.impulsedriven.com.

Now for this weeks deals!

Now Taking Pre-Orders for CSI Deadly Intent & Heroes Over Europe

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Starting today, Impulse is taking pre-orders for two hot upcoming titles from Ubisoft. Tackle a tough murder with the CSI team in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation™: Deadly Intent and take to the skies to fight the major European aerial battles of World War II in Heroes over Europe.

MyColors Gloss Packs 1-5 Released!

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Stardock Design launched the MyColors Gloss Packs today.  In total, five Gloss Packs were released each containing 3 MyColors themes in a pack. MyColors is an "all-in-one" solution for customizing your desktop, as no extra software is required to use these themes. Each MyColors theme includes a custom visual style which changes your Windows taskbars, start button, and more. They also including matching icon sets and wallpaper to complete the desktop experience.

Earlier this week, subscribers to Object Desktop got one of the Gloss theme packs for free, and now they are available for everyone else to try! Don't forget Object Desktop subscribers get a discount on MyColors themes too!

Embark on an Epic Journey in Hero's Tale

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Friday, August 14, 2009

Ivent and developer Oldschool Games Entertainment are enlisting gamers for Hero's Tale - Enhanced Edition, available today on Impulse.

Impulse Weekend Buys - August 13th

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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Another weeks speeds by and before you know it, it's time for the next Impulse Weekend Sale! Grab some games to add to your current collections, and know that you can always download them from Impulse and not worry about losing the box.

Check out this weekends sale!

Impulse Top 10

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales between August 2nd to August 8th.

Dell Launches Nickelodeon Edition Netbooks

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Dell made a really cool announcement yesterday.

"If you've got young kids at home like I do, you know the answer to that question is the one and only SpongeBob SquarePants. I'm betting you can probably sing the rest of the theme song as well. Why am I talking about this? Because we're partnering with Nickelodeon, Whyville.net, Walmart and others to introduce a netbook for kids.

It's or first product that focused on kids. Since it's a netbook that weighs less than three pounds, it's easy for kids to bring it from room to room or in the car during a road trip. From a spec standpoint, the Nickelodeon edition is based on our popular Inspiron Mini 10v. Kids (or their parents) will be able to choose from three different Design Studio designs: SpongeBob, iCarly or Green Slime (pictured below-click image to see a larger version). "

AI War v1.013 Released

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Monday, August 10, 2009

Arcen Games has released its latest update for AI War for Impulse customers today. With v1.013, AI War gets major improvements to its graphics, faster starts, better balancing, sound upgrades, big fixes and much more.

Hearts of Iron III Invades Impulse

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Friday, August 07, 2009

Hearts of Iron III, the latest in the award-winning World War II real-time strategy series from Paradox Interactive, is now available on Impulse.

Gal Civ II: Twilight of the Arnor 2.03 Update

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor has received an update bringing it to version 2.03. This also applies to the Ultimate Edition and Endless Universe as well. Updates can be downloaded now via Impulse.

Demigod 1.10 Hotfix Released

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

Stardock and Gas Powered Games have released a v1.10 hotfix for Demigod today. Available now to all registered Demigod customers via the Impulse client, the new update contains the following changes...

Tropico 3 Pre-Orders Now Available

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

The long awaited sequel to the famous Tropico series, Tropico 3, is now available for pre-order on Impulse today. Kalypso Media is giving pre-order customers an extra 10% off if they order the game in advance of its September release.

Time of Shadows Pre-Orders Now Available

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

Kalypso Media's upcoming action-RPG, Time of Shadows (Dawn of Magic 2), is now available for pre-order via Impulse. As a special incentive, all those pre-ordering the game will get 10% off until it's released.

WindowBlinds 7 Beta 2 Update with Windows 7 Theme Support!

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Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the release of Beta 2 for WindowBlinds 7. WindowBlinds is an application that lets users change the look and feel of Windows XP, Vista, and now Windows 7 by applying themes (also known as skins). This latest beta release introduces a wide range of improvements and features over earlier betas.

Impulse Top 10 - 7/26 to 8/1

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Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales between July 26th to August 1st.

AI War v1.012 Released

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Monday, August 03, 2009

The latest update for Arcen Games' multiplayer-RTS, AI War is now available via Impulse to registered customers.

Astral Masters v1.7 Released

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Friday, July 31, 2009

Indie-developer, Apus Software, has released v1.7 of their smash hit card-based strategy game, Astral Masters today.

East India Company Now Available

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Friday, July 31, 2009

Take to the seas and build your trade empire in East India Company from Nitro Games and Paradox Interactive, available now on Impulse!

Demigod Demo Released!

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Plymouth, MI- (July 28, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that the demo for Gas Powered Games' RTS game, Demigod (www.demigodthegame.com), is now available for download. The demo features online Internet multiplayer games, the Cataract map and four playable Demigods (Regulus, Rook, Sedna and Lord Erebus.) All of the gameplay modes (Conquest, Dominate, Fortress and Slaughter) in Demigod are available to play in the demo.

Demigod is the ultimate real-time tactical PC strategy game. For fans of strategic epic large-scale multiplayer battles, Demigod is irresistible.

Impulse Weekend Buys for July 30th

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Where has this week gone? I can't believe we are already at the end of the week! That's OK though, because that means our Impulse Weekend Buys are live and ready to go.

Check out this weekends deals!

Recreate Rome in CivCity: Rome

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Would-be emperors can try to build their version of Rome in a day with the release of 2K Games' CivCity: Rome on Impulse today.

Stardock's Impulse and MyColors Software Certified for Windows 7

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Plymouth, MI- (July 28, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that its Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) digital download platform and the popular MyColors desktop theme software application for Windows® have been certified by Microsoft as having successfully passed the "Compatible for Windows 7" certification program.

With Impulse, users purchase their game and can then immediately download and install the game through the Impulse client which seamlessly manages updates, community features and more. Games become part of that user's account such that when a user purchase a new machine, a user can simply re-download the Impulse client, logon to their account and re-download all their purchases, even years into the future.

Impulse Top 10

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales for last week.

Rule an Island Nation in Tropico Reloaded

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Friday, July 24, 2009

Become an island dictator all over again with Kalypso's Tropico Reloaded, available today on Impulse. Tropico Reloaded is the ultimate game compilation for hobby-dictators and those who've dreamed of their own Caribbean island.

Impulse Weekend Buys - July 23rd

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

The end of the week is rapidly approaching, and two good things always come. The weekend, and Impulse Weekend Buys! We have some big sales, including bundles and sales on complete catalog titles in the Impulse store.

Impulse Top 10

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Last week's promotions help catapult a number of new games into the Top 10. Here's the best-selling products from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales.

Sacred 2 v2.43 Released

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sacred 2 version 2.43 is now available to registered Impulse customers, courtesy of CDV and Ascaron Entertainment.

Tweak7 Beta Released!

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Monday, July 20, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the beta of a new application, Tweak 7, which is designed to allow users the opportunity to optimize the performance and behavior of Microsoft Windows 7. Tweak7 was created with both casual users and power users in mind.

Tweak7's key features include performance optimizing, start-up program management, program identification, benchmarking, security tweaking, Cost of Use reports, Carbon Footprint analysis and user profiles.

Puzzle Quest: Galactrix v1.01 Released

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Monday, July 20, 2009

D3 Publisher has released version 1.01 for Puzzle Quest: Galactrix today. Available now via the Impulse client for registered customers, the update fixes several bugs and allows the use of PSI points to avoid the Hacking game.

Don't Miss Out on This Weekend's Impulse Sale!

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

This weekend's sale on Impulse is still going, and you still have a chance to pickup some great games at a great price! You really don't want to miss out on the Red Faction Guerrilla Special Pre-order, which also includes Red Faction 1 & 2 for free!

Plymouth, Michigan Listed in the 100 Best Places to Live

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Why is this in Stardock News? That is a question you might be asking, and in case you didn't know Stardock is based out of the beautiful Plymouth, Michigan. One of the reasons Plymouth made this list, is because of the upcoming job market here. Oh by the way, did we mention Stardock is hiring as well? Relocation to Plymouth is required, but after reading how it's number 28 on the list, I'm sure you won't be hesitant anymore. If you are interested, be sure to send your resume to jobs@stardock.com.

AI War v1.010 Released

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Friday, July 17, 2009

Continuing the trend of frequent, free updates, Arcen Games has released v1.010 of its hit indie-game, AI War.

Company of Heroes Gold Invades Impulse

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Take to the battlefields of World War 2 in Company of Heroes Gold, the award-winning real-time strategy game series from Relic Entertainment and THQ. Now available on Impulse

Impulse Top 10 Sales List

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Beginning this week we'll be posting the Top 10 items from the ImpulseDriven.com store based on customer sales.

Meridian4 Anniversary Sale Extended to July 19th!

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Last week we told you about the HUGE sale Impulse is having to commemorate Meridian4's 5 year anniversary. That sale included a bundle of over 30 games for just $79.99, plus 50% every Meridian4 game in the Impulse Store. The great news today is that the sale has been extended to July 19th, so it's not too late to grab the bundle or one of these fantastic games for a great price!

Evochron Legends 1.108 Update Available

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Friday, July 10, 2009

Evochron Legends, the space combat simulator from StarWrath3D has just been updated to version 1.108 on Impulse. This patch includes a number of bug fixes and the Customization Kit, instructions on how to mod your game.

The Witcher 1.5 Update Available

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Friday, July 10, 2009

The latest patch for The Witcher Enhanced Edition, bringing the game to version 1.5, is now available for download on Impulse.

AI War Fleet Command 1.009 Released

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Acrean Game's AI War: Fleet Command has been updated to version 1.009. Below are a summary of changes. For the complete changelog, see the game history in Impulse.

Meridian4 Mega Sale is On!

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

If you are looking for a bundle of great games to play, we have what you are looking for with the Meridian4 Complete Pack. This bundle includes over 30 games from Meridian4, and you get all this for just $79.99! You will be saving over $360 when purchasing this bundle instead of purchasing each game on its own.

Operation Matriarchy Comes to Impulse

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Tuesday, July 07, 2009

A planet-wide epidemic has infected all the women of the planet Velian in Meridian4's, Operation Matriarchy, now available on Impulse.

Street Fighter IV Released

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Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Capcom's eagerly anticipated fighting game, Street Fighter IV, has been released today on Impulse.

Demigod Hotfix Now Available

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Stardock Entertainment and Gas Powered Games have released a hotfix for version 1.1 of their action/strategy game, Demigod today.

Big Impulse Weekend Sale Begins

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Wednesday, July 01, 2009

The holiday weekend is approaching, and we are starting our weekend Impulse sale early, and making it even bigger than usual! I believe this is the biggest sale we have had so far, and we have a huge list of both games and applications on sale through the weekend.

See all the details about this sale, and grab your free download of the Impulse client at www.impulsedriven.com.

Red Faction Guerrilla Pre-Order Underway

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Wednesday, July 01, 2009

THQ has teamed up with Impulse to offer a special pre-order offer for the upcoming PC version of the hit game, Red Faction Guerrilla.

Tri Synergy Comes to Impulse

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Publisher Tri Synergy comes to Impulse today with the release of Last Half of Darkness: Beyond the Spirit's Eye.

AI War v1.008 Released

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Coming a bit earlier than expected is the latest update to Arcen Games' AI War, now available to all those who bought the game via Impulse.

Weekend Impulse Buys - June 26th

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Many good things are associated with a Friday, and one of those is weekend sales on Impulse! With this weeks Impulse Weekend Buys, it’s once again a good time to get your PC game collection stacked up.

Droplitz Drops onto Impulse

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Droplitz, the latest puzzler from Atlus USA and Blitz Games is now available for purchase on ImpulseDriven.com for $9.99!

AI War v1.007 Released

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Arcen Games has released the v1.007 update for its acclaimed RTS, AI War: Fleet Command.

IconPackager 5 - Beta 1

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the availability of IconPackager 5 – Beta 1 today! IconPackager is an application that allows Windows users to change the icons in Windows Vista, XP, and now, Windows 7.

P.U.R.E. v1.2 Now Available

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Indie-developer Wolfe Games has released version 1.20 of his RTS P.U.R.E. today. This latest update is now available to customers who purchased the game via Impulse.

Demigod Version 1.1 Now Available

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

- Custom games improved via new online system; improved visuals on lower NVIDIA cards; new team options; rankings; stats and more-

PLYMOUTH, MI (June 24, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today today that the first major update to Gas Powered Games' Demigod (www.demigodthegame.com) is now available for download. Users will have the option to automatically install the updates via Stardock's digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com).

Paradox Puts GOO on Games

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

- Stardock's DRM technology "GOO" protects PC games from piracy-

PLYMOUTH, MI (June 24, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that publishing partner Paradox Interactive has adopted Stardock's Game Object Obfuscation (GOO) to protect Paradox PC game titles from piracy. Beginning with the Paradox title Majesty 2 and continuing on with other titles for both retail and electronic software sales, Paradox will wrap the games in GOO.

And Yet It Moves v1.05 Released

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Indie developer Broken Rules has released version 1.05 of their unique puzzle-platformer, And Yet It Moves today. Now available for those who purchased the game via Impulse, the new update contains bug fixes, code optimizations and other tweaks.

Sword of the Stars Complete: Limited Time Bundle!

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Starting today and going until June 29th, 2009, you can get the complete Sword of the Stars experience for just $15.99 (15.99 EUR/12.99 GBP). Enjoy every bit of the Sword of the Stars universe from Kerberos Productions and Paradox Interactive!

Auran’s Trains Series Comes to Impulse

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Ride the rails in Trainz Classics 1 & 2, Trainz Classics 3 and Trainz Simulator 2009 World Builder Edition from Auran & N3VRF41L Publishing.  Combined, these three titles represent some of the most detailed and complete train simulations available.

Prince of Persia Now Available

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Continue the fight against the darkness in Prince of Persia, the latest entry in the long-running award-winning series from Ubisoft Montreal. Now available on Impulse!

Gobliiins 4 Bonus Pack Released

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Snowberry Connection has released a Gobliiins 4 bonus pack for registered Impulse customers of their new adventure game.

Bus Driver Stops at Impulse

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Friday, June 19, 2009

It's all about driving buses in Meridian4's latest addition to Impulse today, Bus Driver.

Ubisoft Titles 10% Off This Weekend Only

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Ubisoft has joined Impulse with three of their best-selling titles - Far Cry 2, Assassin's Creed and Heroes of Might and Magic V - Tribes of the East. 10% off for a limited time.

Challenge Your Skills in Chains

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Meridian4's latest casual game, Chains, arrives on Impulse today. Chains is a challenging puzzle game that features a distinctive graphics style.

Light of Altair v1.01 Released

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Friday, June 19, 2009

SaintXi's Light of Altair has quickly become one of the most popular games on Impulse and now v1.01 has been released.

Spectromancer v1.03 Released

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Indie-developer Three Donkeys has released v1.03 of their popular card-based strategy game, Spectromancer today.

East India Company Available for Pre-Order

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Take to the seas and try your hand at building the greatest trading empire the world has ever known in East India Company from Paradox Interactive and Nitro Games. Now available for pre-order on ImpulseDriven.com

AI War v1.006 Released

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Arcen Games has released v1.006 for their hit indie-game, AI War: Fleet Command. This new version is now available for registered AI Wars Impulse customers.

Sword of the Stars: Argos Naval Yard Now Available

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Answer the call to arms and defend humanity from new threats in Sword of the Stars: Argos Naval Yard, the latest expansion to the epic space strategy game from Paradox Interactive and Kerberos Productions.

Ubisoft Titles Now Available on Impulse

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that Ubisoft titles Far Cry® 2, Assassin's Creed® and Heroes of Might & Magic® V: Tribes of the East are now available for download on Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com).

Uncover the Secrets of Nikopol on Impulse

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

From the art and stories of the famed graphic novelist and filmmaker Enki Bilal comes Nikopol - Secrets of the Immortals, available now on Impulse from Meridian4.

Big Rig Europe Releases on Impulse

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Navigate your way around Europe along the major truck routes and cities in Meridian4's Big Rig Europe, available now on Impulse.

Evochron Legends Launches on Impulse

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Friday, June 12, 2009

StarWraith3D and Stardock are pleased to announce the release of Evochron Legends onto the Impulse store today. Evochron Legends is a freeform mercenary space-sim that focuses on lone-wolf survival gameplay.

HP's MTV Artist Edition PC Harness's Stardock's MyColors Technology

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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (June 9, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that Hewlett-Packard's (HP) MTV Artist Edition, the first of a series of special edition PCs that will feature custom user interfaces, utilizes Stardock's MyColors technology. MyColors provides a quick and easy way to transform the entire user interface of Windows PCs with a few simple clicks. HP is the first to leverage MyColors to bring a more immersive customization experience to their consumers; the special edition PCs are pre-loaded with MyColors skins and become available on June 12 (www.hpshopping.com).

The Light of Altair Reaches Impulse

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Independent developer, SaintXi, has released Light of Altair onto Impulse today. Light of Altair is a sci-fi colony building game where players can grow colonies from humble landing pods to great metropolises.

And Yet It Moves Arrives on Impulse

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Thursday, June 04, 2009

And Yet It Moves, the acclaimed indie-game from developer Broken Rules, has been released for sale on Impulse today.

Demigod v1.01 Released

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Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Stardock has released an updated version of Gas Powered Games popular PC action/strategy game Demigod today.In Demigod, players take on the role of a powerful demigod whose objective is to defeat similarly powerful opponents in a quest to ascend into the pantheon of the gods.

The game features single player tournaments and skirmish as well as a persistent on-line tournament where players can compete in ranked or unranked games in a variety of ways.

World of Warcraft Desktop Updated!

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Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Stardock has released an update to the official World of Warcraft Desktop. The suite, created by Stardock Design with both original artwork and in-game interface graphics from Blizzard's popular massively multiplayer game. The World of Warcraft Desktop uses the MyColors theme manager to apply the WoW suite, without the installation of any other applications.

Cook Up a Storm in Restaurant Empire 2

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Friday, May 29, 2009

The sequel to Enlight Software's widely popular Restaurant Empire is now available on Impulse as Restaurant Empire 2 takes center stage today.

Aztaka Released on Impulse

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Friday, May 29, 2009

Citeremis and Stardock Corporation have announced the release of Citeremis's game Aztaka through the Impulse digital distribution platform. Aztaka is a side-scrolling adventure/RPG game that blends classic gameplay with modern technology and high-end graphics.

P.U.R.E. Arrives on Impulse

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Friday, May 15, 2009

P.U.R.E., the latest game from indie developer Wolfe Games, is available today on Impulse. P.U.R.E. is a real-time strategy game set in an apocalyptic future after the fall of mankind.

Combine Magic and War in Battle Mages

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Enter a world of high-scale tactical strategy and magic in Meridian4's Battle Mages. Battle Mages combines strategy and role-playing elements in a classic fantasy world where different races and nations live side-by-side.

Sword of the Stars Ultimate Collection Launches Onto Impulse

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Conquer the Universe in Kerberos Productions' epic space strategy game; Sword of the Stars Ultimate Collection. This bundle combines the original 2006 game and its two expansions; Born of Blood and A Murder of Crows.

LogonStudio 1.5 Released

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Stardock is excited to release LogonStudio 1.5. LogonStudio is an application that allows you to easily change the Windows logon screen in Windows Vista. There are thousands of logons available for download from WinCustomize.com, and creating your own logon is as easy as dragging and dropping an image into LogonStudio.

Sink Them All in Pacific Storm

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Take on the land of the rising sun in Meridian4's Pacific Storm, available today on Impulse for $14.99.

The Goblins are Back! Gobliiins 4 Released on Impulse

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

The goblins have returned after 10 years and are quirkier than ever. Stardock and Snowberry Connection announced today that after a 10 year hiatus, the Goblins series returns in Gobliiins 4 and is now available on Impulse for $19.95.

Defend Earth Against Martian Tyranny in Stalin vs Martians

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Martian invasion has begun, and all that stands between Earth and the Little Green Men is Jopseph Stalin in this over-the-top RTS title developed by BWF, Dreamlore and N-Game, published by Mezmer Games.

Conquer Evil in Vigil

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Plunge into a dark and disturbing story to reveal the secrets of your ancient civilization’s relics and exact revenge on the Evil destroying your universe. Ritualistic killings and blood lust blur the line between your own kind and the Evil you seek to annihilate.

Save Your World in Caster

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Flanx have invaded your world and are destroying the environment. You'll need to use your unique abilities to destroy them and save the planet in Caster, the new episodic game from indie-developer Elecorn.

Demigod released!

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (APRIL 14, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that its much anticipated PC real-time action strategy game, Demigod is now available for purchase at most retail outlets in North America as well as available worldwide digitally via Impulse at the same price ($39.95) no matter where the person is located.

Developed by renowned gaming studio Gas Powered Games, Demigod lets players take control of an immensely powerful being whose goal is to defeat his brethren in a series of epic arenas in order to ascend into the pantheon of the gods. During the course of each battle, players gain experience, purchase equipment, learn magical spells, capture key resources and upgrade their Citadel while working to lay waste the opposing faction.

Indie Hit Braid Now Available On Impulse

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Friday, April 10, 2009

Stardock and developer Number None announced today that the smash hit Braid has arrived for PC on Stardock's digital download platform, Impulse, for $14.95 (www.impulsedriven.com/braid).

Flock! Lands on Impulse

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Farmers will need to protect their cornfields and lock up their livestock because Capcom's newest game, Flock!, is now available on Impulse.

Elven Legacy Now Available!

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Elven Legacy, the sequel to 2007's Fantasy Wars is now available on Impulse. Lead your armies to victory in this Heroes of Might & Magic inspired turn-based strategy game from Paradox Interactive and Ino-Co.

Rising to the Pantheon: Demigod Goes Gold

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Monday, April 06, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (APRIL 6, 2009) - Stardock (www.stardock.com) announced today that the highly anticipated real-time action strategy PC game, Demigod, has gone gold. Demigod is set to hit store shelves in North America on April 14 and will also be available for download on Stardock's digital distribution platform Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com). Pre-orders are now available on Impulse for both the standard edition ($39.95) and the collector's edition ($49.95.)

Stardock's Impulse Exceeds One Million Customers

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI - MARCH 31, 2009 - Stardock announced that its digital download platform, Impulse has exceeded one million customers since its launch last summer. Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) enables users to purchase and download PC software including games, utilities and applications. The nine-month-old Impulse platform now boasts games from THQ, 2KGames, Atari, Capcom, Dreamcatcher, Epic, Paradox as well as numerous new applications, utilities, anti-virus and more. Stardock announced earlier this month that the millionth user would win a custom-built $4,000 PC gaming rig and has awarded James from Bloomington, Illinois who purchased Sacred 2: Fallen Angel last week.

Stardock throws GOO on DRM

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI, March 25, 2009 - Stardock announced today that the forthcoming update to its digital distribution platform, Impulse, will include a new technology aimed to pave the way to solving some of the common complaints of digital distribution.

The new technology, known as Game Object Obfuscation (Goo), is a tool that allows developers to encapsulate their game executable into a container that includes the original executable plus Impulse Reactor, Stardock's virtual platform, into a single encrypted file.

WindowBlinds 6.4 Update Released

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

An update to WindowBlinds is available today bringing it to version 6.4.110. WindowBlinds is an application that allows you to completely change the look and feel of Windows XP and Vista by applying visual styles, also known as skins, that change the Graphical User Interface of Windows. Thousands of skins are available for download on WinCustomize.com, and WindowBlinds is safe to use as it does not alter or patch any system files.

Defeat Technology in Hacker Evolution: Untold

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Play the role of Brian Spencer in Hacker Evolution: Untold, the latest in the series of hacking simulations from independent developer Exosyphen Studios.

Obulis Arrives on the PC

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Thursday, March 19, 2009

IonFX and Meridian4 have teamed up to bring the award-winning mobile game, Obulis, to the PC.

Stardocks Impulse Nears Millionth User

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI - MARCH 17, 2009 - Stardock Corporation announced that its digital download platform, Impulse has grown to close to a million users since its launch last summer. Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) enables users to purchase and download PC software including games, utilities and applications. The nine-month-old Impulse platform now boasts games from THQ, 2KGames, Atari, Capcom, Dreamcatcher, Epic, Paradox as well as numerous new applications, utilities, anti-virus and more. To celebrate its success, Stardock will be giving its one millionth Impulse customer a brand new top-of-the-line gaming PC worth more than $4,000.

IconDeveloper 2.11 Released

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Today, Stardock has released IconDeveloper 2.11. IconDeveloper is an application that lets you create your own Windows icons. IconDeveloper creates these icons from images imported from your favorite graphics editor, and can quickly create icons of various sizes for Windows XP and Vista.

Save the World in Penguins Arena

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Monday, March 16, 2009

Take up your snowball arms and do battle to drive the other tribes into the sea in Penguin Arena from Meridian4.

Ceville Now Available

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Ceville, a quirky new adventure game from Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios is now available on Impulse.

The Age of Booty Begins

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The Age of Booty has begun on Impulse with the long-awaited PC release of Capcom's real-time multiplayer strategy game.

BootSkin 1.02 Now Available

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the release of BootSkin 1.02. BootSkin is an application that allows users to change and create custom boot screens for Windows Vista. Unlike Windows XP boot screens, Vista boot screens are high-resolution and high-color to give you a much higher quality image.

Raycatcher Now Available

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Thursday, March 05, 2009

Raycatcher, a new rhythm game from Thinking Studios is now available for purchase on Impulse!

DeskScapes 2.5 now available!

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Thursday, February 26, 2009

DeskScapes 2.5 has been released today by Stardock. DeskScapes is an application which lets you run animated wallpapers, also called .dreams, on your Windows desktop. It used to be that only Windows Vista Ultimate users could take advantage of a feature like this, but DeskScapes opens this up to users of all versions of Windows Vista, and Windows XP!

Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment Ready for Action

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (FEBRUARY 25, 2009) - Stardock Entertainment (www.stardock.com) announced today that the micro-expansion to Ironclad's Strategy Game of the Year, Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment, is now ready for download on Stardock's digital download platform, Impulse. Fans that have the original Sins of a Solar Empire installed on their PCs can now purchase the title for $9.95 at www.impulsedriven.com.

IconPackager 4.2 is Released

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the release of IconPackager 4.2 today. IconPackager is an application that lets Windows users change the default icons to the thousands available for download. IconPackager does this by applying "sets" of icon packs that can contain up to hundreds of icons. IP also integrates into the Windows shell letting a user change specific icons by selecting the option through the right-click menu.

Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Now Available!

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Puzzle Quest: Galactrix is now available on Impulse! Take command of a starship and save the universe in this sequel to 2007's hit puzzle game Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords from D3 Publisher and Infinite Interactive.

Europa Universalis III Complete Now Available

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Europa Universalis III, as well as the Napoleon's Ambition and In Nomine expansion packs from Paradox Interactive are now available as an all-in-one bundle on Impulse!

Object Desktop Sale - Limited Time Only!

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Object Desktop, the desktop enhancement suite that you all know and love so much, that includes applications such as WindowBlinds, IconPackager, DesktopX, SkinStudio, and more, is having a limited time sale. You get all the includes applications, plus all the updates and any new additions throughout the year for just $39.95!

Majesty Gold Edition Now Available

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Build your fantasy empire in Majesty Gold Edition, available now on Impulse from Cyberlore and Paradox Interactive.

TweakVista 1.5 Released

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

TweakVista 1.5 was released today by Stardock. TweakVista is a utility that enables users to optimize the performance and behavior of Microsoft Windows Vista. The program has been designed to allow both casual, non-technical users to safely use it as well as contain a host of advanced features for power users to dig into the internals of Windows Vista.

Braid Hits Impulse - Preorders Now Available

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Stardock announced today that preorders for the highly anticipated PC version of Number None Inc.’s smash hit Braid are now available on Impulse for $14.95

SkinStudio 6.4 Released

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Stardock is pleased to announce the release of SkinStudio 6.4. SkinStudio is an application that is used to create and edit skins, also called visual styles, for use with WindowBlinds. WindowBlinds 6.4 was released recently, and this SkinStudio release will allow skinners and theme artists to take advantage of the new features in that release.

WindowBlinds 6.4 Released

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Stardock is excited to announce the release of WindowBlinds 6.4. WindowBlinds is an application that allows users to change the complete look and feel of both Windows XP and Windows Vista using skins, also called "visual styles". WindowBlinds does not alter system files, so it's completely safe to use, and it uses the latest in hardware acceleration features so it will not affect your PC's performance.

SoundPackager 1.2 Released

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Stardock is pleased to announce the release of SoundPackager 1.2.SoundPackager is an application that lets users change the default Windows sound scheme to one of many available for download. This is done by applying "packages" of sound files which allows you to easily change to custom sounds without having to change each individual sound file. Changing to a new sound package just takes a couple of clicks, and restoring to the default Windows sounds is just a click away.

Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment to Incorporate Further Beta Feedback, Available for Download February 25

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Monday, February 09, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (FEBRUARY 9, 2009) - Stardock Corporation (www.stardock.com) announced today that the first micro-expansion to Ironclad's Strategy Game of the Year, Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment, is undergoing further incorporation of beta feedback to maximize quality and will now be available February 25 for download on Stardock's digital download platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com).

Stardock to Open Second Games Studio

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (FEBRUARY 4, 2009) - Stardock Corporation (www.stardock.com) announced today that it is expanding its current games division and will open a second games studio in Michigan. The new studio will create up to 50 much-needed jobs in the state of Michigan and will be responsible for an as-of-yet unannounced RPG title developed and published by independent developer Stardock Entertainment.

Stardock's New "Fences" Application Solves Desktop Clutter Problems, Organizes the Desktop

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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

PLYMOUTH, MI (FEBRUARY 4, 2009) - Stardock launched its most innovative desktop utility application since the popular WindowBlinds today - Stardock Fences for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The free application from Stardock clears desktop clutter and provides consistency and organization for groups of files on the desktop. Fences allows users to literally "draw" labeled shaded areas on the desktop which become movable & resizable "containers" for desktop icons. These groups arrange and hide the files on the computer's desktop solving the "constant mess" problem that has plagued the desktop since its inception

Puzzle Quest: Galactrix Now Available for Pre-Order

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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Puzzle Quest: Galactrix is now available for pre-order on Impulse for $19.99. Take command of a starship and save the universe in this sequel to 2007's hit puzzle game Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords from D3 Publisher and Infinite Interactive.

RoboForm and GoodSync Now on Impulse

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Monday, February 02, 2009

Siber Systems, the developers of popular applications like RoboForm and GoodSync, now have these two applications available on Impulse!

Impulse Nabs Viva Media's Crazy Machines Series

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Monday, February 02, 2009

Get ready for superb puzzle action as Stardock Corporation announced today that Viva Media's Crazy Machines, Crazy Machines 1.5 and Crazy Machines 2 are all now available for download on Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) for $19.99 each.

Pre-Order Elven Legacy Today on Impulse

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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Elven Legacy, the sequel to 2007's Fantasy Wars is now available for pre-order on Impulse for $29.99. Lead your armies to victory in this Heroes of Might & Magic inspired turn-based strategy game from Paradox Interactive and Ino-Co.

Choose Your Own Destiny in Mount & Blade

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Monday, January 26, 2009

Enter the world of Calradia and become the hero you were always meant to be in Mount & Blade from Taleworlds Entertainment, now available on Impulse.

Impulse Adds Second Wave of THQ Games

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Stardock Corporation (www.stardock.com) announced today that THQ games Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War: Dark Crusade, Titan Quest, Titan Quest: Immortal Throne and Titan Quest: Gold are now available for download on Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com).

Satisfy Your Appetite with Restaurant Empire

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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Put your cooking and management skills to the test as you work to build up your own restaurant empire from nothing in Enlight Software's Restaurant Empire, available now on Impulse!

Raise the Big Top in Circus Empire

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Come one, come all to the greatest show around in Enlight Software's Circus Empire, available today on Impulse!

Rule Carthage in Nemesis of the Roman Empire

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Rule mighty Carthage during the Punic Wars in the classic strategy game, Nemesis of the Roman Empire, available now on Impulse from Enlight Software.

Paradox Games Joins Impulse

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Stardock Corporation (www.stardock.com) announced today that Paradox Games' Hearts of Iron is now available for download on Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) for $9.99. Also available today is the recently released Supreme Ruler 2020 and its new Global Conflict expansion, with the rest of the Paradox catalogue available soon.

Scavenger Loots Impulse

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Enter the star hulk Icarus in order to locate and capture a vital energy source in Scavenger, the latest release from indie developer, Pi Eye Games.

GUI Championships 2008: Final Winners Announced!

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Several months have gone by already in the 2008 GUI Championships, and today we get the honor of announcing the final winners in this competition. This years contest featured three categories...WindowBlinds (Visual Styles), Icon Packs, and .Dreams (Animated Wallpapers). There were so many outstanding entries this year, but it's time we focus on the final winners.

Top Selling Games of 2008

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

While Electronic Arts dominated the top selling list with Spore and the Sims expansions, Stardock found itself with the 6th best selling PC game title of the year despite the fact that the game has no copy protection whatsoever. Stardock has been a long-time proponent of focusing on increasing sales by rewarding customers with free after release updates instead of using invasive DRM to fight piracy.

'Find the Stardog' Contest Begins!

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Monday, December 15, 2008

The hunt for Stardog begins at 12pm EST today. Hunt down Stardog throughout our various sites for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to the Impulse Store. There will be a winner each day!

Weekend Impulse Buys!

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

The first ever "Impulse Buy" sale is going on in the Impulse Store! Several games are available and you will be able to download them immediately via the Impulse digital distribution system by Stardock. Pick up games from the extremely popular Galactic Civilizations series, and the hit game, World of Goo, plus much more.

Become a Powerful Wizard in Spectromancer

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Open your mind and discover your power in Spectromancer, the hit new game from independent developer Three Donkeys. Spectromancer is a turn-based fantasy card game, co-designed by Magic: The Gathering's Richard Garfield and Alexey Stankevich, the creator of Astral Tournament and Astral Masters.

Get Ready for the "Find the Stardog" Contest

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

We have a new contest we are launching next week, and your mission will be to find Stardock's new mascot, Stardog.

This contest is a scavenger hunt, and will be played as followed:

Steel Fury: Kharkov 1942 Rolls Onto Impulse

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Friday, December 05, 2008

New from Lighthouse Interactive and Graviteam comes Steel Fury: Kharkov 1942.  Step into the drivers seat and take command of more than 40 different, realistically modeled vehicles, including the T-34/76, MK II 'Matilda' III and the Pz. IV Ausf. F2 tanks through historical World War II missions.

Save an Ancient Kingdom in 4 Elements

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Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Playrix Entertainment and Stardock are pleased to announce the release of 4 Elements onto Impulse. 4 Elements is a story-driven matching game that sets players to save an ancient kingdom using magic and mystery.

Demigod Developer Diary #2 on RPG Vault

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Tuesday, December 02, 2008

The latest edition of the Demigod Developer on RPG Vault at IGN.com is now out. Demigod is the upcoming real-time tactical strategy game from developer Gas Powered Games, and published by Stardock.

Outmaneuver Your Enemies in Ten Hammers

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Command multiple infantry squads in THQ and Pandemic Studios' Full Spectrum Warrior - Ten Hammers, now on Impulse. The sequel to the critically acclaimed tactical combat game is available for $9.99.

Take Command in Full Spectrum Warrior

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Adding to the slate of THQ's back catalog, Stardock is pleased to announce the worldwide availability of Pandemic Studios' Full Spectrum Warrior on Impulse.

Aid the South in Mosby's Confederacy

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Become John Singleton Mosby, one of the Civil War's most interesting and dynamic leaders, in Tilted Mill's Mosby's Confederacy - available now on Impulse.

Stardock launches Object Desktop 2009

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Stardock has released the 2009 edition of its popular desktop experience suite Object Desktop. Object Desktop is a set of utilities that enables users to completely transform the desktop experience of Windows XP or Windows Vista.

Sins of a Solar Empire Version 1.1 Now Available

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

PLYMOUTH MI - NOVEMBER 18, 2008 - Stardock announced a huge free update for Sins of a Solar Empire today, the award-winning title from developer Ironclad Games. Additionally, fans that pre-order the expansion will be included in the upcoming beta for "Entrenchment". Fans can pre-order the expansion at www.impulsedriven.com.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Now Available on Impulse

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Monday, November 17, 2008

The Chernobyl disaster resurfaces as THQ's S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Shadow of Chernobyl arrives on Impulse today. Available for $19.99 USD | 9.99 EUR/GBP, players will journey through the contamination zone of Chernobyl's wake for treasure and secrets.

MotoGP 08 Races Onto Impulse

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Experience the intensity, thrills and excitement of motorcycle racing in Capcom's MotoGP 08, available today on Impulse.

Blast Away in Bullet Candy

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

The indie hit, Bullet Candy, by Charlie's Games has found its way onto Impulse today for just $3.99! Packed with fast particle graphics and tight gameplay, Bullet Candy is an arena shooter of non-stop action.

Stardock releases Aquarium Desktop 2009

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announce the release of Aquarium Desktop 2009. Don't bother with a screensaver which you hardly ever see, when Aquarium Desktop offers a realistic "virtual" fish tank right on your desktop. Aquarium Desktop has animated fish and plants that swim and move across your desktop while your work.

Imperium Romanum Gold Conquers Impulse

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Kalypso Media and Stardock have released Imperium Romanum: Gold Edition onto the Impulse store today. Available for $39.99 USD/Euro | $29.95 GBP, Imperium Romanum: Gold Edition makes players a Roman governor on the rise to fame and fortune.

Supreme Commander Gold Now Available on Impulse

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Stardock Corporation announced today that Gas Powered Games' Supreme Commander Gold is now available for download on Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com) for $29.99. Supreme Commander Gold combines the awesome action of both Supreme Commander and Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance.

Legends, Myths and Magic Await in Rhiannon

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Friday, November 07, 2008

European adventurers can explore legends, myths and magic on a remote Welsh farmstead in Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, available today on Impulse from Lighthouse Interactive.

Stardock releases Galactic Civilizations II 2.0

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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Stardock has released a major free update to its award-winning PC strategy game, Galactic Civilizations II. The update adds a host of new features to its latest expansion pack Twilight of the Arnor as well as expands on features found in the Dark Avatar expansion pack.

Hit a Home Run with Baseball Mogul 2008

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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Baseball Mogul 2008 is now available on the Impulse store, becoming the second game from publisher Enlight's catalog to be released on Stardock's digital distribution platform. Baseball Mogul 2008 is the 10th edition of the award-winning simulation franchise that gives players complete control over any professional baseball team.

Stardock Announces New Fantasy Strategy Game, "Elemental: War of Magic"

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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Stardock announced its next major PC game, Elemental: War of Magic today. Stardock, the company that has released such award-winning PC games such as Galactic Civilizations, Ironclad’s Sins of a Solar Empire and is nearing the release date of Gas Powered Games’ Demigod has set the retail launch date of Elemental: War of Magic (www.elementalgame.com) for the first quarter of 2010 at $49.95 with a public beta starting next Spring.

T-34 vs. Tiger Rumbles Onto Impulse

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Monday, November 03, 2008

Lighthouse Interactive's new tank simulation, WWII Battle Tanks: T34 vs. Tiger, has been released! Set in Belarus during the summer of 1943, the game centers around the Soviet Union's "Operation Bagration" against the retreating German Wehrmacht.

Enlight Brings Capitalism II to Impulse

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Friday, October 31, 2008

Enlight and Stardock have teamed up to add their catalog of titles to the Impulse store! The first release, available now, is the hit strategy game, Capitalism II. In the game, players will create and control the business empire of their dreams, dealing with almost every aspect of the real world.

SpaceForce Captains Arrives on Impulse

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Dreamcatcher Interactive and Stardock have released the turn-based strategy game, SpaceForce Captains, onto Impulse today.

Saints Row 2 Desktop Now Available!

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Stardock and THQ have partnered to create the official desktop theme for the Saints Row 2 game. Designed by the talented artists at Stardock Design and powered by Stardock's MyColors technology, the desktop theme is available as a free download for consumers who pre-ordered the game at select retailers and will also be available as a premium MyColors suite.

Epic Adventure Awaits in the Spirit Engine 2

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Stardock and independent developer, Mark Pay, are proud to announce the release of The Spirit Engine 2 onto Impulse today. The Spirit Engine 2 is an epic adventure that evokes the feel of classic console RPGs, while taking advantage of an innovative real-time battle system and compelling storyline.

Hinterland Now on Impulse

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

From the developers of Children of the Nile, Caesar IV, and SimCity Societies comes Hinterland - a new type of role-playing strategy game from Tilted Mill. The Hinterland PC game is now available for $19.99 on Stardock's digital download platform Impulse.

IconDeveloper 2.10 Released

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Stardock is excited to announce the release of IconDeveloper 2.10. IconDeveloper is an application which allows users to easily create their own Windows icons. IconDeveloper is not a drawing application, but lets you import images created in other application like Photoshop, and quickly turn them into icons.

IconDeveloper will also allow you to recolor icons, do batch conversions, add new sizes, and even incorporates itself into the Windows shell for simple access using the right-click menu.

New and updated features in v2.10:

Project Aftermath Now on Impulse

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Games Faction and Stardock are pleased to announce the release of the PAX10 Finalist game, Project Aftermath, onto Impulse today. Project Aftermath is an arcade RTS where you command up to four squads of soldiers in battles on a retro-futuristic world.

Voodoo and Stardock Partner to Deliver the First Voodoo Desktop Theme

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Voodoo® has selected Stardock Corporation, the world's leading desktop enhancement company, to bring Voodoo's first customized desktop theme to all versions of Windows® Vista and Windows® XP. The theme is downloadable and installable with just a few clicks.

Life Begins Anew in Kudos 2

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

The sequel to the popular life simulation by Positech Games has arrived in Kudos 2. Bigger and better than ever before, Kudos 2 will put you back in control of your own virtual self to see how you'll do in life before you reach age 30.

Stardock 2008 Report

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Like most companies, Stardock puts together an internal business plan for setting up goals and objectives for the company for the forthcoming year (Stardock's fiscal year begins its execution phase every October 1). As part of this business plan is an appendix that acts as a critical analysis of what Stardock customers can expect to see and what challenges the company faces to better satisfy customer expectations.

Stardock's Impulse Gets Updated

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Thursday, October 09, 2008

Have you been to Impulsedriven.com in awhile? Well if you have, you'll notice that we've done some redecorating to not only the website but the store itself. We've made the website much more informational with the homepage now adding a featured title section highlighting a major software or game, a latest news section showing off recent releases, and a recent articles section authored by people from the Impulse community. You'll also find the navigation to be a lot more friendly with the left hand-side search bar and menu.

Heed the Call of Adventure in Styrateg

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Monday, September 29, 2008

From the creator of the hit indie game, Jets'n'Guns, comes Styrateg, an adventure/RPG that will draw you into its perilous world.

Building a Demigod: An IGN Blog

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Friday, September 26, 2008

The latest update in the Demigod blog at IGN comes from Dru Staltman and NateSimpson from Gas Powered Games. They talk about the process of creating the characters featured in Demigod.

Stardock Releases WindowBlinds 6.3

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announce the release of WindowBlinds 6.3. These releases come just in time for the start of the 2008 GUI Championships, which start next month. WindowBlinds is the easiest way to change the look and feel of the user interface of Windows XP and Windows Vista. There are thousands of skins (visual styles) are available for just about every style you can imagine. People can also create their own skins with SkinStudio.

SkinStudio 6.3 Released

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Stardock is excited to announce the release of SkinStudio 6.3. SkinStudio allows anyone to create or modify skins which can then be applied using WindowBlinds. SkinStudio was completely redesigned to allow new users to have an easier experience making skins, while allowing experienced skinners the have the advanced options they need.

Explore the Rogue Universe on Impulse

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Dreamcatcher Interactive and Stardock have released SpaceForce Rogue Universe onto Impulse today. The game is an open-ended and innovative 3D space adventure/simulation filled with stars, planets, moons, starbases and more.

IconPackager 4.1 Released

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announce the release of IconPackager 4.1. IconPackager is an application that allows users to change hundreds of icons at one time on their Windows machine. IconPackager uses packs of icons that can be applied at once, or you can change icons individually if you choose. There is also integration with the Windows shell which allow changing of individual icons for files and folders from the right-click menu.

Take a Second Run Around the Track with Trials 2 SE

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Friday, September 19, 2008

RedLynx and Stardock have released the hugely popular Trials 2 motorcycle game onto Impulse today. Trials 2 Second Edition includes 65 different tracks, player profiles, team building, statistics, achievements, global high-scores, online replays and much more.

The Political Machine Express - A Free Strategy for the Campaign Season

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Stardock, the company behind such games as Galactic Civilizations, Sins of a Solar Empire, and Demigod has made available The Political Machine Express. This free strategy game puts players in the role of the campaign manager of either John McCain or Barack Obama in a quest to win the white house.

Players play on the electoral map of the United States with the goal to gain the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the election. Players get 21 weeks (approximately the time candidates have between the primary season and the general election) to make speeches, raise money, buy advertisements, hire political operatives, appear on cable TV shows in order to woo voters to their side.

Overclocked Rages Onto Impulse

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Stardock and Lighthouse Interactive are pleased to announce the release of Overclocked: A History of Violence onto Impulse today. Overclocked is available for $19.99 and is rated Mature by the ESRB.

GameSpy Previews Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment

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Friday, September 12, 2008

GameSpy takes a look at the upcoming Entrechment expansion pack for the hit PC game, Sins of a Solar Empire from IronClad Games and Stardock. Of the many new features and improvement in Entrenchment, GameSpy dove right into the new Star bases and what it means to the overall game.

"Own a Demigod" Blog at IGN

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

In the latest edition of the Stardock Games blog on IGN.com, Stardock CEO Brad Wardell talks about the upcoming PC game, Demigod, and discusses the customization options that players can use to create their own unique Demigod. Brad and Gas Powered Games lead designer, Mike Marr, have a developers chat and come up with quite a few options to give players more options for their Demigod.

The Political Machine 2008 gets free major update

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Stardock has updated its popular PC strategy game, The Political Machine to include the new Vice Presidential candidates along with adding a host of compelling new features.

The "Beginnings" of Demigod

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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Stardock Games has a blog on the IGN site, and CEO/President of Stardock, Brad Wardell gives an in-depth look at the “beginnings” of the upcoming game, Demigod, from Gas Powered Games.

WindowBlinds 6.3 and SkinStudio 6.3 Beta Release

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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

The betas for WindowBlinds 6.3 and SkinStudio 6.3 are now available on both Stardock Central and Impulse. This comes at a perfect time as the 2008 GUI Champs starts in just over a month! The most notable feature in this release is the new skinning option for layer blends, and the improved tree view and maximized edit windows in SkinStudio.

Sins of an 'Expanded' Solar Empire

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Stardock announced today that the award-winning and best-selling PC strategy game, Sins of a Solar Empire, will feature several micro-expansions over the next year. The first expansion pack, Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment is currently in development and will be released late 2008 for $9.95 via Stardock’s Impulse digital distribution platform (www.impulsedriven.com).

Indie Developer Positech Adds Games to Impulse

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Further bolstering its lineup of innovative indie games, Stardock and Positech Games are pleased to announce the release of Kudos, Kudos: Rock Legend and Democracy 2 onto Impulse, free of DRM. Each of these unique simulations has won Positech acclaim in the press and indie community.

Stardock’s Impulse Launches Phase Two: ImpulseReactor, 2k Games, New Software and More

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Stardock announced today that “phase two” of its digital download platform, Impulse, has begun and all updates, new games and software applications will soon be live. Phase two of Impulse sees new games from 2k (Civilizations III, Shattered Union, Sid Meier’s Pirates! and Sid Meier’s Railroads!) and Tilted Mill’s Children of the Nile enhanced edition. New software applications include a host of Corel applications like WordPerfect Office X4, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4, and Corel Paint Shop Pro X2 as well as software applications from Genie Soft, Iolo, and AVG Internet Security and Anti-Virus & Anti-Spyware software.

Rule as Pharaoh in Children of the Nile Enhanced Edition

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Tilted Mill Entertainment and Stardock are pleased to announce the release of Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile Enhanced Edition on Impulse today. This new version of Children of the Nile includes a number of new features over the original retail release including Vista compatibility, a new Brickyard building, new city decorations, new shrines, a quickstart tutorial, and much more.

Corel Brings You Ulead Video Studio 11.5 Plus

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

VideoStudio 11.5 Plus is video editing and DVD authoring software for anyone who wants to easily produce professional-looking videos, slideshows, and DVDs. Work quickly with intuitive wizards, or express your creativity with hands-on editing tools.

Genie-Soft Brings You Genie Backup Manager Home 8 on Impulse

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Genie Backup Manager Home 8.0 (GBM Home 8.0) is a total system and data protection solution. GBM Home 8.0 is a reliable and robust backup and data recovery solution yet combines ease-of-use and user-interface consistency - containing everything under one roof.

Tank Universal Blasts Onto Impulse

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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Meridian4 and Dialogue Design's Tank Universal roars onto Impulse today! Tank Universal is a huge, virtual 'Tron-like' world where you take part in immense 3D tank battles involving scores of units with wide open levels.

Making History Gold Releases on Impulse

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Muzzy Lane Software's popular World War II strategy game, Making History: The Calm & the Storm Gold Edition is now available on Impulse. The Gold Edition includes a number of new features, including a Game Editor and a brand new scenario that focuses on Germany's rise to power.

Impulse Reveals Shattered Suns

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Stardock and Clear Crown Studios are pleased to announce the release of Shattered Suns, now available on Impulse. Set in space, Shattered Suns gives players command of a fleet of player-designed space ships fighting 3-dimensional battles amid the ever-changing battlefield of orbiting planets and moons.

Corel Brings You WinDVD 9 Plus Blu-ray

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Corel® WinDVD® 9 Plus Blu-ray is DVD, Blu-ray Disc and video playback software that delivers quality and entertainment in style.

Astro Avenger II Arrives on Impulse

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Monday, August 04, 2008

Blast hordes of rampaging alien fighters in Sahmon Games' stunning arcade space-scroller, Astro Avenger II, now available on Impulse.

Stardock’s Impulse Adds New Publishers, Software

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Monday, August 04, 2008

Stardock announced today several new video game titles from Capcom and new software applications from Genie-Soft have been added to the Impulse catalogue (www.impulsedriven.com). Launched in June, Impulse is a cohesive, integrated virtual platform for consumers and developers that is designed to simplify buying, supporting, and developing PC games and applications for Windows XP and Vista.

Come and Take a Ride: Stardock Launches Harley-Davidson Branded PC Desktop Themes

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Harley-Davidson is a symbol of freedom around the world, and today enthusiasts can put the legend of the road into their PC desktops. The Harley-Davidson branded desktops are ornamented with classic or raw imagery while retaining the PC’s functionality, included a branded media player, and customized icons.

SkinStudio 6.2 Released

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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announce the release of SkinStudio 6.2.  SkinStudio is an application that allows you to design custom visual styles for Windows Vista and Windows XP.  These visual styles (skins) can then be applied using WindowBlinds.  When creating a new skin you can change the complete look of Windows by changing the start button, taskbar, buttons, titlebars, and pretty much everything in between.

Sins of a Solar Empire v1.1 Beta has Arrived

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Thursday, July 24, 2008

The next major update for Sins of a Solar Empire, the best-selling PC strategy game of 2008 that puts the player in command of an interstellar empire at war, is here!

Stardock Releases New WindowBlinds 6.2 Update

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announced the release of WindowBlinds 6.2 today. WindowBlinds is an application that lets users easily change their Windows interface by applying a new skin. These "visual styles" can be applied across the entire user interface (title bars, push buttons, start menu, taskbar, etc.) of the operating system. As a result, users gain complete control over the way Windows looks.

Stardock Releases The Political Machine v1.04 with New Characters

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Political Machine 2008 version 1.04 is now available to all registered owners of the game. This update includes various tweaks, as well as new elements to help you create your own bobble-head. Also, a new enhanced chat feature that allows players to smack-talk opponents in multiplayer during the final votes. Version 1.04 also adds several new 'Dark Horse' candidates, such as the wise-cracking Minister Mike Huckabee, the rock skipping Mike Gravel, and media stud Dennis Kuchinich.

Stardock Releases MyColors 2.5

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Stardock has released MyColors 2.5 today. MyColors is a software program that includes everything you need to change your Windows experience. MyColors changes your Windows visual style, icons, wallpaper, and even adds gadgets to your desktop. These gadgets can range from media players to weather forecast gadgets depending on the theme. It doesn't modify any system files and enables users to easily switch between themes and back to default Windows with just a few clicks.

Bring the Silver Screen to Your PC

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Run your own Hollywood studio with Kalypso Media's, Hollywood Pictures 2. The sequel to the cult Tycoon game, Hollywood Pictures, this edition gives players the power to direct, shoot and edit movies.

DesktopX 3.5 Officially Released

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

The world's most powerful, easy to use desktop customization program gets a major update: DesktopX 3.5.

Stardock Releases Cursor FX 2.01

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Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announced the release of CursorFX 2.01 today. CursorFX is an application that lets users easily change their Windows cursors to one of thousands available for download. These can range from simple mouse cursors, to cursors with very detailed graphics and animations. CursorFX also includes a powerful, yet easy to use, editor in which you can create your own cursors which you can use on your own, or share with others.

Stardock releases first update to The Political Machine

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Friday, June 27, 2008

Stardock has released the first update to its popular PC strategy game, The Political Machine 2008. The new update adds a new TV interview venue, user interface updates, gameplay tweaks, and some bug fixes.

Epic Carnage Arrives with the Unreal Series

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Acclaimed developer, Epic Games, has signed on with Stardock to deliver their hit series of Unreal titles to Impulse. Now available through the Impulse Store, each game in the Unreal series is represented, ranging from Unreal Gold straight through to Unreal Tournament 3.

Stardock introduces Corel WordPerfect Office X4, Now Available on Impulse

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Stardock introduces Corel WordPerfect Office X4, which is now available on Impulse, Stardock's next-generation digital distribution platform. WordPerfect Office X4 (Standard edition) from Corel has all the essential office applications anyone would need. Create professional and high-quality spreadsheets, documents, presentations with Microsoft Office compatibility.

Discover the Truth in Belief & Betrayal

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Lighthouse Interactive's latest point & click adventure game, Belief & Betrayal, is now available on Impulse. Players will be taken deep in a secretive and mysterious world of faith and superstition, power and intrigue, truth and conspiracy.

The Political Machine 2008 Now Available

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Today Stardock (www.stardock.com) released The Political Machine 2008, the highly anticipated follow-up to its 2004 smash hit. The Political Machine 2008 is a PC game that puts players in control of the 2008 presidential campaign. Play as the campaign manager for a host of candidates including Barack Obama, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, historical candidates or design one from scratch. The game is available at major U.S. retail outlets as well as directly from www.politicalmachine.com for $19.95. It requires Wndows XP or Windows Vista to play.

Stardock Launches Impulse: The PC's Next-Generation Distribution Platform

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

With the backing of industry powerhouse games and software developers and publishers, Stardock today announced the launch of its next-generation digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com). Impulse is a cohesive, integrated virtual platform for consumers and developers that is designed to simplify buying, supporting, and developing PC games and applications for Windows XP and Vista.

Take to the Sky in Star Assault

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Monday, June 09, 2008

Take off for a space-based action adventure in Kalypso Media's Star Assault, now available through TotalGaming.net. When humankind took to the stars to search out new energy sources, rapid successes brought huge rewards in the advancement of travel, exploration and colonisation.

Conquer Britannia in the First Imperium Romanum Booster

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Thursday, June 05, 2008

The first micro-expansion pack for Kalypso's city-builder, Imperium Romanum, is now available! The Conquest of Britannia expansion includes four new scenarios that will take players across Britannia to found new cities for the glory of Rome.

Face the Depths of Peril on TGN

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Thursday, May 29, 2008

The indie award-winning game, Depths of Peril, from Soldak Entertainment is now available on TotalGaming.net! Depths of Peril is a single-player action / RPG that places gamers as the leader of a barbarian city.

Alienware and Stardock Partner to Deliver the First Animated Alienware Desktop Theme: Invader

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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Alienware® has selected Stardock Corporation, the world's leading desktop enhancement company, to bring Alienware's first animated desktop theme, Invader, to Windows® XP and all versions of Windows Vista. The theme is downloadable and installable with just a few clicks. To see a screenshot of Invader, please visit: www.alienware.com/alienguise. Enthusiasts must register with Alienware to download the desktop design.

IconPackager 4 Released

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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Stardock is proud to announce the release of IconPackager 4. IconPackager allows users to easily, and safely, change nearly all of Windows' icons at once using icon "packages." IconDeveloper 4 has been through quite the overhaul, one of which is the completely new user interface.

WindowBlinds 6.1 Released

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Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Stardock is excited to announce the release of WindowBlinds 6.1 today. WindowBlinds is the easiest, and safest way to change the complete look and feel of both Windows Vista and XP by applying one of thousands of visual styles that are available.

Galactic Civilizations II : Twilight of the Arnor Has Arrived

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The mystery of the Arnor is about to be solved: Stardock is pleased to announce that Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor is now available for download. The expansion pack to the critically acclaimed 4X turn-based space strategy game, Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, completes the Dread Lord saga with the return of the powerful precursor civilization, the Arnor. The title requires the first expansion pack (Dark Avatar) to run and is available for $29.95 at http://www.galciv2.com/twilight/ . A bundle of the entire saga is available at a discount at www.stardock.com

KeepSafe 2.0 Now Available

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Today, Stardock is pleased to announced the release of KeepSafe 2.0. KeepSafe is the ultimate real-time data protection technology that is as simple as set-and-forget it. It's designed to work in the background and be as seamless as possible.

MyColors Now Available on Download.com

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

After a full year of effort, Stardock has officially launched MyColors to the general public.  Users in the skinning community are already familiar with MyColors but to recap:

MyColors makes applying premium suites a snap. A MyColors theme includes everything a user needs to completely transform the Windows experience - a new Windows GUI, a new set of icons, gadgets, wallpaper, etc.

Al Emmo Wanders Onto TotalGaming.net

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Monday, April 14, 2008

TotalGaming is pleased to welcome Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine from Meridian4 its stable of titles. Al Emmo is a witty western that follows in the tradition of classic adventure games, such as Grim Fandango and Leisure Suit Larry.

Safecracker Steals Onto TotalGaming.net

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Monday, April 14, 2008

The Adventure Company and TotalGaming.net are happy to announce the release of Safecracker, the classic adventure/puzzle game from Kheops Studios.

Stardock Reveals Branded Desktop for Mustang Enthusiasts

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Thursday, April 10, 2008

The Ford Mustang is an American icon. From the classic 1950's ragtop design to the present powerful engines, the Ford Mustang has always been one of America's greatest automobiles. Stardock, the company best known for its desktop customization software, now offers an American classic, the Ford Mustang on PC's everywhere with MyColors.

Stardock Revamps Object Desktop Suite; Launches Object Desktop 2008 Ultimate

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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Stardock Corporation, the world's leading provider of desktop enhancement software, launched Object Desktop 2008 today. Object Desktop is a suite of utilities that enables users to completely personalize the Windows experience- change how Windows looks, feels, and functions to suit the user's preference. The 2008 version of the suite is split into two tiers: Object Desktop 2008, and Object Desktop 2008 Ultimate. The standard version is set at $49.95, with the Ultimate edition tagged at $69.95. Existing Object Desktop owners will be upgraded to the Ultimate edition of the software for free.

Stardock, Gas Powered Games Partner For Upcoming Demigod

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Monday, April 07, 2008

Stardock and Gas Powered Games announced today that they have reached a publishing agreement for Gas Powered Games' upcoming PC game, Demigod. Demigod is a team-based action game with RTS and RPG elements. Players take control of a massive Demigod with the goal of annihilating their opponent's position in a given arena while preventing the opponent's Demigod from doing the same to them. Although the game supports superb one-on-one duels, the title will truly shine in team play either with other human-controlled Demigods or with ones controlled by a sophisticated computer AI. As the game progresses, the player's Demigod will acquire items, attributes and experience.

The Political Machine 2008 Hits The Campaign Trail

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Do you have what it takes to be the president? Today Stardock Entertainment announced The Political Machine 2008, a new PC game that puts players in control of the 2008 presidential campaign. Play as the campaign manager for a host of candidates including Barack Obama, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, historical candidates or design one from scratch.

Rome Returns with Imperium Romanum

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Kalypso Media and TotalGaming.net are proud to announce the release of Imperium Romanum. The long-awaited sequel to the million-seller "Glory of the Roman Empire," Imperium Romanum tasks players with building the cities of the great Roman Empire.

SkinStudio 6 released!

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

SkinStudio is a free skin creation applications designed to make it relatively easy to make skins for WindowBlinds. With SkinStudio, users can change virtually every aspect of the Windows XP or Windows Vista graphical user interface including title bars, push buttons, the task bar, the start menu, explorer controls, borders, scrollbars, and much more!

IconDeveloper 2.0 released

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Vista introduced a whole new icon format based on 256-256 sized icons. Stardock IconDeveloper 2.0 is a complete rewrite of the popular icon creation utility.

DeskScapes Preview available

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announce that the DeskScapes 2.0 preview version is now available. DeskScapes allows users of Windows Vista to have animated wallpapers on their desktop. It runs the Stardock created .DREAM format which can contain videos as animated wallpapers or dynamically generated content.

Object Desktop 2008 Guided Tour

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Stardock has put together a guided tour of Object Desktop 2008. Object Desktop is Stardock's flag ship desktop experience suite that allows users to completely transform the Windows experience. Check out what's new in the next-generation edition of this award-winning product.

Piracy & PC Gaming

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

There has been a lot of discussion on piracy and PC gaming recently in the media. Stardock's game team has given the issue some analysis and put together an article on the topic.

Stardock selected as Microsoft Vista Ultimate PC Partner

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Microsoft has launched UltimatePC.com, a new website where people can go to learn about the best PCs available and the great things that people do with them. UltimatePC.com also provides Windows Vista Ultimate customers with special offers called Ultimate Exclusives which deliver added value. These offers provide unique products and services at special discounts exclusively for Windows Vista Ultimate customers. Stardock is among those partners selected to participate in the initial launch.

Stardock Unveils NBA PC Desktop Themes for Fans

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

NBA fans have an entirely new way to showcase their team pride. Stardock, the industry leader in Windows customization, today announced it has unveiled NBA inspired desktop themes for all 30 NBA teams through their line of MyColors desktop suites.

TweakVista 1.1 released

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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

TweakVista 1.0 established a foundation. It basically gave users a way to know what was running on their system and control it to a much finer degree than normally possible but in a way that was safer than most other solutions. It also allows users to modify the security settings without simply disabling them.

TweakVista 1.1 is merely the first step on the journey to let users start tweaking Vista themselves.

CursorFX released

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Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Stardock is pleased to announce the official release of CursorFX. CursorFX is a free program that allows users to customize their mouse cursors in ways far beyond what Windows is capable of doing on its own.

The default Windows mouse cursor technology is the same today as it was in 1993 when Windows NT 3.1 was released. It lacks functionality and visual effects that are easily possible with any remotely modern PC.

Create Your Alienware Dream & Win a New PC

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Stardock Corporation, the world's leading desktop enhancement company, and Alienware Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high-performance computer desktop, notebook, media center and professional systems, have partnered to offer 2D and 3D animators a chance to win a new Alienware Area-51 desktop computer system by creating alien-themed animated wallpapers for Windows Vista Ultimate.

DeskScapes 2.0 is coming

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Stardock announced DeskScapes 2.0 today. DeskScapes is a program that allows users of Windows Vista to have animated wallpaper on their desktop.

DeskScapes 1.0 was released earlier this year exclusively for Windows Vista Ultimate users. It supports playing video content as animated wallpaper, dynamic content as animated wallpaper, and more.

DeskScapes 2.0 will run on all versions of Windows Vista that can run Aero (Windows Home Premium, Ultimate, Business). What makes DeskScapes special is that it can run animated wallpaper and use virtually no CPU and very little memory.

TweakVista 1.01 Released

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Stardock released TweakVista 1.01 today. It is available as a free trial and users of Object Desktop can now download the update application through Stardock Central.

SoundPackager released - change your Windows sound schemes

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Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Stardock, the world leader in Windows customization, released SoundPackager today, a new program designed to bring a vast array of sounds to your Windows computers. SoundPackager makes customizing your sound experience in Windows easy, by allowing users the ability to choose from “sound packages,” eliminating the need to edit each system sound assignment individually

Spinword Twists Onto TotalGaming

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

We're happy to announce the release of Spinword onto TotalGaming.net today. Developed by Slam Games, Spinword combines puzzle-solving and action to create a unique word game.

Stardock Unveils New Halloween Theme

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Friday, October 05, 2007

Fresh from the grave, Stardock delivers Halloween straight to your desktop. Our macabre desktop is packed full of ghoulish icons, unearthly visual styles, wicked gadgets and a haunted wallpaper sure to send shivers through your bones. This desktop screams Halloween and is our treat to you with the purchase of any Premium Suite.

Stardock WindowBlinds 6 transforms Windows XP, Vista user experience

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Stardock (www.stardock.com), the world’s largest Windows customization company, released the highly anticipated sixth version of WindowBlinds today.  With over 12 million downloads on CNET’s Download.com, WindowBlinds is a utility that allows users to change the look and feel of the Windows desktop experience by applying skins to the user interface. WindowBlinds can change title bars, push buttons, Start bars, scrollbars and nearly every other element of the Windows user interface. The software is $19.95 and can be downloaded directly from www.windowblinds.net.

Chameleon and Stardock Corporation Launches Custom Themed Windows Mobile Devices

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Monday, October 01, 2007

Stardock Corporation, the world’s leading desktop enhancement company, has partnered with Chameleon, a leading mobile technology company specializing in personalization, to bring the ultimate customization experience to your Windows mobile devices. Chameleon is the first organization to offer downloadable custom content to Windows mobile users.

Meridian4's The Chosen: Well of Souls Now Available

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Monday, October 01, 2007

Coinciding with the retail launch, TotalGaming.net and Meridian4 are proud to announce the release of The Chosen: Well of Souls. Created by developer, Rebelmind, the action / RPG pits players against the powerful sorcerer Marcus Dominus Ingens as he attempts to take over the world with his unholy army.

TotalGaming.net Continues to Grow with Wide Range of Games from Meridian4

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Friday, September 14, 2007

Stardock Entertainment and Meridian4 today announced that the companies have signed an agreement to bring a number of Meridian4's titles to TotalGaming.net, the world’s most user-friendly digital distribution site. Three of Meridian4's most anticipated titles of 2007, Alpha Prime, Shadowgrounds Survivor and The Chosen: Well of Souls, are now available for pre-order at TotalGaming.net, while another Meridian4 title, Hot Dog King, has recently been added and is already available for purchase.

DeskScapes 1.02 Released

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Thursday, September 06, 2007

Stardock released DeskScapes 1.02 today. It is available as a free download from dream.wincustomize.com and users of Object Desktop can now download the update application through Stardock Central.

Isotx Selects DirectSkin from Stardock to Add Skinning to CrosuS Software

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Isotx has announced the newest release of their CrosuS game management software, which now includes Stardock's DirectSkin skinning technology. CrosuS is a mod management tool that helps automatically download and install mods and maps for over 30 games, displays reviews and user comments about mods, and links to mod websites and other information.

TotalGaming.net Adds Dreamcatcher Games

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Stardock Entertainment and Dreamcatcher Interactive today announced that the companies have reached an agreement to bring many of Dreamcatcher's best games to Stardock's acclaimed TotalGaming.net digital-distribution service.

TweakVista Now Available

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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Stardock has released its new Windows Vista utility, TweakVista. This powerful yet easy to use utility is designed for casual users and power users alike who want to configure Windows Vista to perform more to their liking.

TotalGaming.net Adds Moonpod's Acclaimed Indie Adventure, Mr. Robot

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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Stardock Entertainment today announced that Mr. Robot the highly acclaimed game from independent developer Moonpod Games, is now available for purchase at TotalGaming.net, the company’s user-friendly digital-distribution service. In the coming weeks Starscape, another Moonpod hit, will also join the TotalGaming.net lineup.

WindowBlinds 6 Beta Released

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Friday, August 03, 2007

Stardock is pleased to officially announce that the beta of WindowBlinds 6 is now available for users of Object Desktop. WindowBlinds 6 represents a whole new generation of Windows skinning with advanced new features such as animation overlays, blur glass effects on both Windows Vista and Windows XP, user created sub-styles, full font control, explorer backgrounds, complete Windows Vista skinning, faster performance, and much more!

Gods Special Edition Released

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Monday, July 23, 2007

Cypron Studios and Stardock Entertainment are pleased to announce the release of Gods: Lands of Infinity Special Edition onto TotalGaming.net. The new Special Edition contains a number of new features including an updated version of the Gods engine, newly polished graphics, a brand new user interface, redesigned character animations, a new game soundtrack with improved sound effects, additional bonus weapons and armor, and an expanded Alchemy system. In addition, the Special Edition stars model Kyla Cole as the lead character, Vivien.

Stardock's TweakVista Software Certified for Windows Vista™

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Monday, July 02, 2007

Stardock's TweakVista Software Certified for Windows Vista™
Microsoft Awards Stardock's Enhancement Software the Certified for Windows Vista Logo

Plymouth, MI- (June 29, 2007) – Microsoft has awarded Stardock's TweakVista™ software its prestigious Certified for Windows Vista logo. Only applications that pass rigorous testing procedures for compatibility, functionality and reliability on Windows Vista-based personal computers are granted this logo.

Non-Stop Action Returns With Jets'n'Guns Gold

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Friday, June 29, 2007

The critically acclaimed action-shooter for the PC returns with more firepower than ever before in Rake-in-Grass' Jets'n'guns Gold, now available through TotalGaming.net. The new Gold edition features all of gameplay that made the original Jets'n'Guns such a hit, plus all the content of the new expansion pack. Players will be able to fight through 21 new levels (43 in all), using up to 12 customizable ships outfitted with all the weapons war will allow on a fighter.

Need Some Cool Icons? Grab Paul Boyer's Icon Trilogy!

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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Starting today, you can pick up the Apogee, Orion and Utopia premium icon suites all in one bundle, Paul Boyer's Icon Trilogy, for the low price of $19.95!  These three outstanding icon sets individually sell for $9.95, so buying them as a pack, you essentially get one free.  This is a great and inexpensive way to get three distinct and high-quality icon sets for your PC.

Head on over here to pick yourself up a copy!

Alienware and Stardock Corporation Partner to Deliver Xenomorph Desktop

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Friday, October 13, 2006

Plymouth, MI and Miami, FL - (October 13, 2006) – Alienware has teamed up with Stardock Corporation, the world’s leading desktop enhancement company, to create the new Xenomorph desktop theme. This theme allows Windows PC users to download and apply a slick new look to their desktop with just a few clicks.

Glimpse into the Future with the Fortune Suite from Stardock!

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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Improve your luck with the Fortune Suite from Stardock! Fortune adds a great new visual style, over 30 icons, two gadgets, a wallpaper, a logon, and a bootskin to your PC. This suite includes the "fortune ball" gadget, which is sure to add an element of fun to your Windows experience. Just think of a question and click on the gadget for your answer.

ObjectBar 2.0 Released!

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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

At long last, ObjectBar 2.0 is available now on Stardock.com . This upgrade is free to existing customers.

ObjectBar is a program that can replace or extend the Windows taskbar. It provides the functionality of the Start bar while adding a vast array of new features and benefits. Because it is so flexible and skinnable, it can be made to look like any sort of toolbar, menu, dock, etc. found on any OS, or it can be used to create something entirely new, giving you a level of personalization on the Windows desktop interface.

DesktopX 3.2 Released

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

A new version is DesktopX is now available on Stardock Central. DesktopX is an enhancement utility that allows you to create cool and useful mini-applications that sit on your desktop.

Jazz Up your Desktop with the Argos Suite from Stardock!

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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

This clean and elegant suite gives you everything you need to give your PC a new and refreshed look. Argos comes with a visual style that is easy on the eyes, a wallpaper, new logon and boot screens, as well as matching icons, mouse cursors!

NHANDZ and Stardock Announce KLP with Skype Control

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Thursday, August 24, 2006

San Francisco, CA and Plymouth, MI, August 24, 2006 – NHANDZ, a Digital Home company offering input devices and software that enable remote control of PC/Mac’s and Stardock, a leading developer of Windows enhancement utilities, announced the immediate availability of Keyboard LaunchPad (KLP) with Skype control. KLP with Skype control is a software program that allows users to create keyboard shortcuts or “hotkeys” to control computer applications and other computer functions instantly with a press of a button, without the need to use a mouse or be in view of a monitor screen.

Object Desktop 2007 Video Demo on YouTube

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Thursday, August 17, 2006

As part of the first video podcast for PowerUser.TV, Brad Wardell recorded a video demonstration walking us through all the components of Object Desktop 2007. This video should give users who are not familiar with the suite (or are only familiar with a part of the suite) an excellent idea of how much of their desktop they can customize with Object Desktop.

Essorant Skin Pack #2 Released

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Famed WindowBlinds skinner "Essorant" brings you another exciting set of WindowBlinds skins. This set of five premium WindowBlinds 5-based Visual Styles will give your desktop a smart and polished look and feel. The set includes Khado, Gyre, Caracal, Raven and Jent as well as 5 matching wallpapers.

Garanti Bank Chooses Theme Manager from Stardock

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Plymouth, MI- (August 10, 2006) – Garanti Bank of Turkey has licensed Stardock’s Theme Manager software and selected Stardock Design to create and deploy a unique, branded desktop theme throughout the bank’s branches.

Garanti Bank Chooses Theme Manager from Stardock

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Plymouth, MI- (August 10, 2006) – Garanti Bank of Turkey has licensed Stardock’s Theme Manager software and selected Stardock Design to create and deploy a unique, branded desktop theme throughout the bank’s branches.

Fish Pack #2 for Aquarium Desktop 2006 is Here

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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Aquarium Desktop 2006 brings your desktop to life by turning it into a virtual aquarium. Your background becomes a fish tank, you can add various aquarium toys and plants on your screen and watch as virtual fish swim around the screen.

Today, we are adding a new fish pack, which comes with 8 brand new fish and other elements. To the right you can see one of those new fish, the Scissortail.

Logika 2007 Premium Suite Now Available

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

This stylish suite includes everything needed to give your PC a new attitude. It includes a visual style that will change the way Windows looks and feels, a wallpaper, icons and both a Windows Media Player and a WinAmp skin.

Stardock Launches Object Desktop 2007 with Vista in Mind

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Plymouth, MI – Aug 1, 2006 -- Stardock Corporation, the world's leading provider of desktop enhancement software, launched Object Desktop 2007 today. Object Desktop is a suite of utilities that enables users to completely personalize the Windows experience - change how Windows looks, feels, and functions to suit the user’s preference.

Keyboard Launchpad 1.5 Released

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Yesterday it was the Enhanced File Dialog utility. Today, we'd like to tell you a little bit about an update we made to one our existing utilities in the Object Desktop suite; Keyboard Launchpad.

Enhanced File Dialog released!

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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Enhanced File Dialog (EFD) is a new program that is part of Stardock's award-winning Object Desktop.

Woize International Chooses DirectSkin From Stardock

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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Woize International Ltd. (OTCBB:WOIZ) a digital telephony service provider utilizing VoIP technology announces their partnership with Stardock to integrate the DirectSkin development tool with Woize's VoIP technology.

By using DirectSkin's skinning technology, Woize will be able to easily change the look and feel of their applications user interface as part of their partner branding services.

Official ASUS Desktop Theme Available

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Friday, September 23, 2005

Stardock, ASUS and NVIDIA have combined to offer the official ASUS Desktop theme. Originally developed to be bundled with ASUS award winning line of graphics cards, ASUS and NVIDIA have made the theme available for a free download. Object Desktop subscribers can download the Theme Manager Suite or the individual components from WinCustomize. If you don't have Object Desktop, you can download the theme and all software needed from NVIDIA's NZONE site.