announces an expansion of their
distribution deal with Interplay that will bring Fallout, Descent, and MDK to
the free-to-play area of their game portal:
ATLANTA – June 2, 2008 –
GameTap, the first-of-its-kind broadband entertainment network from Turner
Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), announced today an expanded partnership
with Interplay Entertainment Corp. (OTC BB: IPLY) that now includes multi-year
worldwide rights for the company’s titles to be available for digital download
in its online store and for subscription play. Under the new agreement,
Interplay titles will also be made available for free play on GameTap’s
ad-supported website www.gametap.com.
“Interplay has been and continues to be a great partner of GameTap,” said
Ricardo Sanchez, vice president of content and creative director for GameTap.
“By expanding on our previous deal, GameTap will now feature more of Interplay’s
top titles including their widely successful Fallout titles.”
As part of this expansive agreement, GameTap will now feature additional
Interplay titles, including the critically acclaimed Fallout, Descent and MDK.
New and previously featured titles, such as the Earthworm Jim series, will be
added to the subscription service, GameTap’s ad-supported website, and also sold
in GameTap’s online digital retail storefront.