GameTap Monthly Update for March/April 2006
GameTapâs network continues to expand with new games, shows, channels, controls, visuals and price!
Since Turner Broadcastingâs GameTap launched with 300 games, new content has been added every week with a record-setting catalogue now exceeding 400 titles! In addition, GameTap just launched GameTap TV with five new channels to choose from and more than 250 original and popular shows aimed at fans of the video game lifestyle. And thatâs not all - As part of GameTapâs evolution, we now have controller mapping, so you can set your controls to whatever keys or buttons you want. Did we mention that this is all at a new subscription rate of $9.95!
Among Marchâs notable game additions are Baldurâs Gate (Vivendi Universal) for PC, Crazy Taxi (SEGA) for Dreamcast, Virtua Fighter (SEGA) for SEGA 32X, Populous: The Beginning (Electronic Arts) for PC, Golden Axe (SEGA) for the Genesis, and a number of arcade favorites, including Ghosts 'n Goblins (Capcom) and its sequel Ghouls 'n Ghosts (Capcom), Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors (Capcom), and Baseball Stars Professional (SNK Playmore).
Marchâs Top 10 Most Played List:
2. Age of Wonders II: The Wizardâs Throne
3. Quest for Glory I: So You Want To Be A Hero
4. Sim Safari
5. Warlords Battlecry II
6. Heroes of Might and Magic IV
8. Empire Earth
9. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
10. Railroad Tycoon 3
This month, GameTap is highlighting some of the hottest publishers and successful series with their own special weeks. Thatâs right, entire weeks will be devoted to new content from Capcom, SNK, the Kingâs Quest franchise, and the big daddy of them all - Street Fighter! Each week will feature five to a dozen games related to its focus.
On the original programming front, we just announced that GameTap TV now boasts more than 250 videos on demand! Among the new channels that Game Tap subscribers will experience for the first time are:
Â· OnTap channel: This guide keeps you looped in with the latest programs on the GameTap service
Â· GameTap Originals channel: All of the GameTap original programs are housed here in their entirety
Â· Music channel: This channel brings top musical artists to the network, including music videos, âGamePads,â a show about celebrities and how games have impacted their lives, and this monthâs debut of âGameTap 10,â a celebrity-driven top 10 favorite video games countdown show, featuring segments with Fall Out Boy and Dem Franchize Boyz, among others
Â· Animation channel: Debuting later this spring, the channel will kick-off with an original series of animated shorts
Â· Games channel: With a mind boggling 400+ games, this channel lets subscribers preview games in the network prior to selecting what they want to play
GameTap is a first-of-its-kind broadband entertainment network that delivers hundreds of the greatest games-on-demand plus original programming via a broadband-connected PC. Be sure to check out the latest and greatest games and original programming at www.gametap.com.
Stay tuned for all of the latest news in games and programming!
* All release dates subject to change