GameTap, Turner's subscription PC 'all you can eat' gaming service, has announced that it has reached licensing deals with Interplay Entertainment Corporation, SNK PLAYMORE USA Corporation and Riverdeep Inc.
The agreement with the three companies adds over 150 new games to the $14.95 monthly GameTap subscription service, including titles such as Battlechess, Clayfighter, Earthworm Jim, Giants, Ikari Warriors, MDK, Ninja Commando, Sacrifice, Shock Troopers, Virtual Tennis, Viva Soccer, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego and Oregon Trail.
In addition to the new publishers, GameTap has already licensed hundreds of games from other publishers including Activision, Atari, Eidos Interactive, G-Mode, Intellivision Lives, Midway, Namco, SEGA, TAITO, Team 17, Ubisoft, Vivendi Universal Games, Codemasters, Cyan, Ironstone, Taurus Media, Electronic Arts, Capcom, Take-Two Interactive Software, First Star Software, Dreamcatcher Interactive, Knowledge Adventure, 3000AD and Telegames.
GameTap General Manager Stuart Snyder commented of the announcement: "Interplay, SNK PLAYMORE and Riverdeep will bring a great collection of both classic and newer titles that are sure to keep our subscribers entertained. The addition of Riverdeep also adds to GameTap's library of educational games, a genre that we are looking forward to continually grow."