Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
September 24, 2019
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

GameTap Launches Resurrected  Myst Online

GameTap Launches Resurrected Myst Online

February 15, 2007 | By Staff

February 15, 2007 | By Staff
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC

Turner's 'all you can eat' subscription gaming service GameTap has officially launched Myst Online: Uru Live, the Cyan Worlds-developed online title which was resurrected by GameTap following the closing-down of an earlier, Ubisoft-backed iteration.

Myst Online: Uru Live introduces new Ages and puzzles to the long-lived franchise, while "fusing the social concepts of a traditional massively multiplayer online game with mystery and problem-solving facets", and is the most recent addition to the GameTap Originals label.

As part of its quest to expand its userbase for its $9.99 per month subscription download PC service, GameTap launched the label back in October 2006, with the first titles being Myst Online and the episodic Sam & Max adventure games from Telltale.

The latest addition to GameTap Originals is Derek Smart's Galactic Command – Echo Squad, being developed by 3000AD (Universal Combat) as a set of four downloadable episodes. Starting in the spring with Episode 1: Rise of the Insurgents, the episodes will be released on a monthly basis, with the four part collection making up a campaign totaling sixteen missions.

Myst Online: Uru Live is available to GameTap PC subscribers in the United States and Canada, but will also be available via direct download to consumers and in select countries around the world. Heralding an expansion beyond PC for GameTap, the game will also be available for the Mac later this Spring.

Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States

QA Tester
Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Senior Programmer, Cambridge, MA
HB Studios
HB Studios — Lunenburg/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Experienced Software Engineer
Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States

UI Artist

Loading Comments

loader image