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"On-Demand Gaming- The Next Big Thing?"
Posted by News-Bot on May 15th 2006



Game delivery has followed this trend and made a number of advances o in t he past few years. Rather than purchasing games on CD or DVD customers n ow have access to direct downloads from retailers as well as online servic es so that the games can be had without ever leaving their home. All it takes to do this is a broadband connection and a credit card, so for most gamers, things could not be easier. The most successful implementation o f this has been Steam, the service from Valve Software. This system expl oded in popularity because it is the best way to get access to Half Life 2 , as well as play Counter Strike:Source and Day of Defeat:Source online.

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