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GameFly adds 2K titles to Unlimited PC Play catalog

GameFly has expanded its partnership with 2K Games to deliver titles such as BioShock, Sid Meier’s Civilization IV and X-Com: Enforcer to the rental service’s Unlimited PC Play catalog. The games are available for immediate download. “We’re excited that 2K Games has partnered with GameFly, giving our members access to games in their top franchises […]

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Game Rentals headlines

  • Netflix cans its plans to offer game rentals by mail

    Netflix has abandoned its plans to offer game rentals alongside its other offerings, thus ending the Qwikster experiment it started in September last year. After an outpiring of pulic outcry over the firm’s DVD service being switched over to Quikster, the firm culled its DVD plans but was still contemplating using the service for game […]

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  • Modern Warfare 3 is Redbox's #1 rental of 2011

    Automated video game and DVD rental service Redbox has announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the number one most rented game in all of 2011. Which is an impressive feat considering it’s only been out for a month. The company made the announcement as they released the full Top 10 list of […]

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  • Direct2Drive offering games for limited rental at $5 a pop

    Direct2Drive has started offering limited digital game rental at five bucks a pop for five hours of gameplay.

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  • Sony considering game rentals and music downloads for PSP

    According to overnight reports, Sony is considering both game rentals and music downloads for PSP. The company is polling consumers in the US on the subject of a rental service, as you can see on Joystiq, asking questions on costing and potential frequency of use. In addition, “music industry sources” have told CNET that Sony’s […]

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  • Blockbuster adding game rentals to Total Access service

    Blockbuster is to add game rentals to its Total Access online service. The service will be in testing until it goes live sometime in July, although this all may be too little too late: competitor Netflix gained 718,000 subscribers in the last quarter alone. More through here.

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