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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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