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  • Amazon’s Fire TV Gets More Gaming Cred With GameFly Streaming

    Amazon’s Fire TV Gets More Gaming Cred With GameFly Streaming

    Amazon is crowing about its big Fire TV app and channel catalogue this morning (I have to wonder if the timing has anything to do with the Apple TV announcement rumored for next week), but the best part of the announcement is the addition of GameFly, which brings streaming top-tier games to Amazon’s cheap, lightweight set-top box. GameFly’s presence on the Amazon box is exclusive… Read More

  • Look Out, GameFly: Netflix’s New Qwikster Service Ships Video Games, Too

    Look Out, GameFly: Netflix’s New Qwikster Service Ships Video Games, Too

    Amongst all the hollering going on over the merits of Netflix spinning their DVD shipping service into a separate company and whether or not the new service’s name, “Qwikster”, was pulled at random out of a hat labeled “Bad Names”, one detail isn’t quite getting the attention it deserves: Qwikster is going to do video games. Hear that deafening whir? Read More

  • GameFly, Inc To Launch Windows/Mac Digital Distribution Gaming Storefront This Holiday Season

    GameFly, Inc To Launch Windows/Mac Digital Distribution Gaming Storefront This Holiday Season

    GameFly just made the first step towards a future void of physical media with the pre-announcement of an upcoming digital gaming distribution platform. The announcement is missing any real details, including the service’s name, but it’s said to launch this coming Holiday season. This service will allow GameFly subscribers to buy Windows/Mac games rather than just renting as… Read More

  • Blockbuster horning in on game rentals


    Wow. That was fast. A few years after Gamefly basically sewed up the entire games-by-mail thing, Blockbuster is launching a game rental pilot program in the U.S. Where is the first place that gets these exciting 360, Wii, and PS3 games? Is it Austin? Dallas? Denver? Nope. Cleveland. That’s right: the heart of Ohio’s blightland gets to rock out with it’s controller out… Read More

  • GameFly launches mobile-optimized site for on-the-go management

    GameFly, which is perhaps most easily explained as the NetFlix of the gaming world, today launched a new version of their site specifically optimized for mobile handsets. Through the magic of user agent detection, getting to the mobile site is a one step process: just type the standard GameFly.com address into the browser of any mobile handset. Once there, users can search through the… Read More

  • Pizza Hut offering Gamer Fantasy Package for ordering crappy pizza online


    Joining forces with Gamefly, the pizza chain is offering up the “Gamer Fantasy Package.” To enter you simply need to order online at pizzahut.com and you’re automatically entered to win a 60-inch LG Plasma TV, all three major consoles, a Bose Home Theater system, a Berkline home theater 3-seat set and a popcorn machine. But that’s not all. Gamefly will throw in a… Read More

  • GameFly adds new shipping center in Tampa, Florida

    I’ve been using GameFly for the past few months and I can characterize it as, and I quote, “nice.” The company’s just announced that it’s added a third distribution center in Tampa to complement the ones in Pittsburgh and Los Angeles. I live in Boston and haven’t had much trouble getting games relatively quickly (generally takes two days from when… Read More

  • CG Holidays 2007 Recommendations: A Gamefly Subscription

    ahem) you can send it back without regret. Product Page Read More