/// GameStop Bulks Up on the Web [Voices]

March 31, 2011  |  All Things Digital

By Nick Wingfield, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal GameStop Corp. has reached agreements to acquire two companies to bolster its online strategy, as the largest global retailer of videogames seeks to navigate a potentially treacherous move into electronic distribution of games. The retailer based in Grapevine, Texas, said it has acquired Spawn Labs Inc., a company that provides technology for playing games that run remotely on machines in data centers, rather than locally on a personal computer or console near the player. GameStop said it also has cut a deal to acquire a subsidiary of Stardock Systems Inc. called Impulse, which runs a service that lets consumers purchase and download computer games to their PCs. GameStop didn’t disclose financial terms for either transaction. Read the rest of this post on the original site »

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GameStop Bulks Up on the Web [Voices]


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