JULY 7, 2010 • Mythos, the MMO under development at defunct Flagship Studios, will see a release after all. The project was taken on by South Korea’s HanbitSoft, and now will be published in Europe with a free-to-play model by Germany’s Frogster. …..
JULY 2, 2010 • Blockbuster Inc. avoided bankruptcy by winning a crucial one-month reprieve to Aug. 13 on debt payments to its creditors. The agreement couldn’t stop the retailer’s delisting from the New York stock, however. The retailer’s stock has been tradi…..
JULY 1, 2010 • The Finnish government ruled that every citizen has the right to access to a 1Mbps (megabit per second) broadband connection. Which means starting July 1 all of the nation’s telecommunications companies are obligated to provide all residents with broadband lines that can ru…..
JULY 1, 2010 • Following in the footsteps of McDonalds earlier this year, Starbucks made AT&T wireless access free in all of its locations. The coffee purveyor used to charge for wireless connections, but sees the move as a competitive advantage. While som…..
OCT. 1, 2009 • A month ahead of its PSP Go launch in Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment reduced the price of the PSP-3000 from ¥19,800 ($218) to ¥16,800 ($185). The new price is the same as Nintendo’s DS Lite, and cheaper than the newer DSi at ¥18,900 ($210). The Go will…..
SEPT. 25, 2009 • In our ongoing coverage of the major players in digital distribution, DFC looks at the much more specialized Good Old Games (GOG.com) service based in Warsaw Poland. GOG.com was launched in 2008 by games publisher CD Projekt. The latter is considered one of the largest publishers in Central and Eastern Europe and got its start back in 1994 publishing original titles, and later localizing best-selling PC Games from the West for Poland. …..