Grapevine, Texas – Video game retail store chain GameStop
announced that it has acquired streaming technology firm Spawn Labs, and plans
to acquire Stardock Systems’ Impulse subsidiary, a provider of digital
Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed.
GameStop said it plans to use Spawn’s technology to offer consumers a wide
selection of high-definition video games on-demand, via any Internet-enabled
Impulse will provide a digital platform that consumers can use to download
titles from a library of more than 1,100 games.