Tridus writes "Gamestop has agreed to buy Impulse from current ower/creator Stardock for an undisclosed sum. Impulse is well behind Steam in the digital distribution market, but gives Gamestop a jump start in their effort to start competing with Steam."Link to Original Source
Tridus writes "If you go to Newsweek right now and type in the Konami code (up up down down left right left right b a enter), you'll discover the secret real version of Newsweek. Only worked in IE for me for some reason."Link to Original Source
Tridus writes "The PC version of Mass Effect is going to require Internet access to play (despite being a single player game), as its DRM system requires that it phone home every 10 days. Sadly, Spore will use the same system. This will do nothing to stop piracy of course, but it will do a heck of a good job of stopping EA's new arch-enemy: people playing their single player games offline."Link to Original Source
Tridus writes "Proving that they're determined to outdo the problems with their North American launch, Hellgate's Asian launch is so buggy that the only way to fix it is a full character wipe.
On the bright side, they're giving everybody a free month to re-do everything."Link to Original Source