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GameTap launched in 2005 and was hailed as the first-of-its-kind broadband entertainment network, delivering games and video through a unique 3D desktop client. The client application, revolutionary for its time, was written in C++ using a custom 3D engine developed in house. Nominated for a technical Emmy (Outstanding Innovation and Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for the Best Use of “On Demand” Technology Over the Public (open) Internet) in 2006, GameTap won the Horizon Interactive Award, Best in Category: Video Games in 2007. More Info »
As time went on and browser technology become more powerful, the GameTap client morphed into a smart, silent browser plugin, offering the same emulation and game play technology in a lean, easy-to-install package. Many games now play directly in the browser.
The GameTap - Metaboli Global Gaming Network
GameTap and Metaboli merged forces in September of 2008 to form a new global network dedicated to the digital distribution of games. We are now a partnered company that spans the Atlantic and can provide the best of both companies to all of its members. We are a company of gamers dedicated to the community of gamers to provide the best value in gaming.
Additionally, Metaboli has established distribution partnerships with many of the world’s leading Internet portals, including Virgin Media, Game, Orange, Free, Neuf Telecom, AOL, Club-Internet, fnac, Telecom Italia, Wind, Web.de, Gamesradar, Eurogamer, pcgames.de and computec.de.
The Metaboli European subscription service, www.metaboli.fr (France), www.metaboli.co.uk (United Kingdom), www.metaboli.de (Germany), www.metaboli.it (Italy). The Metaboli European download-to-own service is also available from multiple countries at -www.GamesPlanet.com. If you are interested in becoming a GameTap - Metaboli distribution partner, please contact our VP of Sales. More Info »