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GameStop Acquiring Impulse

GameStop announces the acquisition of streaming technology company Spawn Labs and an agreement to acquire Impulse, the digital distribution service started by Stardock in 2008. According to GameStop CEO J. Paul Raines: "With these important acquisitions, we will continue to make appropriate investments related to our multichannel strategy. GameStop is uniquely positioned to be the leader in both the physical and digital gaming space." There's also a Stardock Community FAQ about Impulse Acquisition by GameStop on Impulse saying this should not affect users' accounts, they do not foresee any layoffs as a result of this, and this does not impact Stardock or its current development plans, as this is a completely separate business.

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17. Re: GameStop Acquiring Impulse Mar 31, 2011, 21:11  Island Dog 
 
Flatline wrote on Mar 31, 2011, 19:51:
Prez wrote on Mar 31, 2011, 19:23:
This "SHOULD" not affect users accounts?? I'm not exactly instilled with total confidence with that statement.

Though I imagine that they sold Impulse because of the fiasco that was Elemental.

Elemental has nothing to do with Impulse, Impulse is a separate entity than Stardock games development. Brad explains in more detail about the sale here.

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