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2011-03-01 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital distributor Impulse, Inc. (www.impulsedriven.com) announced the addition of several new features designed to enable developers easily add "free to play" type features to their PC games. The next beta drop of its forthcoming game developer platform SDK, Impulse::Reactor, scheduled in March, is expected to include an in-game store experience, feature unlocking, and seamless downloadable content management all managed from an easy to use...

2011-03-01 11:05:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The time of Diplomacy is over. The length of the war and differing opinions on what should be done to bring the war to an end has led to a splintering of the groups involved. The controlling powers-that-be have depleted arsenals and seemed to have exhausted all efforts of diplomacy. Trapped in a stalemate, sub-factions have rebelled and broken off the main alignments. Rebellion is upon us. The exciting next chapter in the awesome Sins of a...

2010-12-15 12:17:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PC owners looking to increase the functionality and creativity of their PCs need look no further as Stardock has released version 4.0 of its popular WindowFX software today (http://www.stardock.com/products/windowfx/). WindowFX is a special effects program for Windows that allows users to add a variety of opening and closing, transition and other visual effects to the user interface. Available now via a 30-day trial or $9.95 from Stardock,...

2010-08-24 12:37:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent developer and publisher Stardock released the much-awaited PC fantasy strategy title Elemental: War of Magic today. Elemental: War of Magic opens a world of magic and ancient lore as players begin the game as one of the few beings in the world still able to channel power from shards of magic - a series of mystical artifacts left over from a great cataclysm. You must decide how much of your power to imbue into your heroes as you build...

2010-06-22 14:51:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention World Cup fans! Sick of listening to the sound of horns during the World Cup? The Devuvzelator is here! Stardock, developer and publisher of upcoming strategy game Elemental: War of Magic, has released a new, free app for World Cup fans streaming the matches on their PCs. The Devuvzelator is the only "run it and done" solution for cancelling out the sound of the popular vuvuzela horn heard during World Cup matches and requires no...

2010-02-18 13:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardock has pulled back the curtain on ImpulseTV, the latest major feature to come to the popular digital distribution platform, Impulse (www.impulsedriven.com). Hosted by Jason Ocampo, formerly of IGN and Gamespot, and Brian Clair, formerly of Avault.com, ImpulseTV is designed to let people see games and software as they really are in order to get a better idea of whether they want to buy it or even try out the software. ImpulseTV features...

2009-11-17 12:34:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardock released WindowBlinds 7 today. WindowBlinds is a program that allows users to customize the user interface of Microsoft Windows. By applying "skins," WindowBlinds can easily change nearly every element of the Windows experience including the task bar, Start menu, window borders, scrollbars, push buttons, and much more. WindowBlinds 7 includes a host of new features and adds native support for Windows 7. Amongst its new features is the...

2009-10-06 12:38:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Stardock (www.stardock.com), the world leader in desktop customization, today released the highly anticipated version 1.0 of its popular and free desktop organization application, Fences. Fences is a one-of-a-kind program designed to organize the desktop by allowing users to customize how icons and files reside on the desktop based on user-defined preferences. Fences is the ultimate tool for those users who want to keep their PC desktop clear of...

2009-09-09 15:03:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Software developer Stardock (www.stardock.com) revealed the fourth phase of its popular digital distribution platform, Impulse, today (www.impulsedriven.com). Impulse enables users to quickly purchase, download, install and update any of thousands of available games, applications, and utilities to their machine. Once purchased, the program becomes associated with their account. If a user purchases a new PC or reformats an existing PC, a user can...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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