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If you're climbing the walls with anticipation for Reardon Labs' streaming game service, OnLive, there's something you should read to ground your expectations. Our compadres at BigDownload have compiled a list containing some of the failed PC online gaming services that have appeared throughout the...

May 6th 2009 at 5:15am 0 Comments
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In a shocking turn of events development that will surprise absolutely no one, the company formerly known as Infinium Labs has apparently removed all references to the all-too-aptly named Phantom PC video game console from its website, leading us to believe that the product that never was is finally...

August 16th 2006 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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Having been burned oh so many times by the notorious Phantom from Infinium Labs -- perhaps the most infamous piece of vaporware this side of Duke Nukem Forever -- we're more than a little skeptical of any company that comes out of nowhere to offer a "media entertainment console" targeted at gamers....

July 11th 2006 at 2:32pm 0 Comments
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Infinium, the company that didn't bring us the Phantom game console, has changed its name to Phantom Entertainment. Now, I'm not an expert on brand recognition, but renaming your company so it's even more closely associated with a product that has topped vaporware charts and was founded by a person...

June 1st 2006 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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Gamespot reports that a prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Infinium Labs, makers of vaporware-of-the-year runner-up Phantom Game Console, have blown through nearly $63 million dollars, with only $3.5 million going to development costs. Half has been spent on...

February 23rd 2006 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Infinium Labs is one game company that just doesn't know when to quit. Most of the game community saw former Xbox alum Kevin Bachus' departure as a shot across Infinium Labs' bow; apparently, they don't agree. They have replaced Bachus as CEO with interim CEO Greg Koler who stated, "I know all...

January 12th 2006 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Like the final scene of a B-horror movie, the Phantom has enough energy left for one last surprise! Infinium Labs is finally releasing the Phantom! Well... at least part of it. Remember that goofy keyboard/mouspad wireless combo that despite how ridiculous it looks, still seemed like a not altogethe...

December 30th 2005 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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When was the last time we heard any news regarding the Phantom? More importantly, when was the last time we heard any good news regarding the Phantom? Now those fun-loving toaster manufacturers over at Infinium Labs are in the headlines again, thanks to the resignation of their Chief Executive O...

November 21st 2005 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Infinium Labs have been granted a trademark for their end-to-end online gaming service, the Phantom. The console will hook up to your broadband internet connection to allow online distribution of games. Now that they've been granted a trademark they can begin to market the console without fear of ha...

July 19th 2005 at 8:35am 0 Comments
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Twistedmonkey.net recently sat down with Infinium Lab's frontman Kevin Bachus for a little Q&A. The topic? What else, The Phantom. Maybe you noticed, maybe you didn't, but the machine that's modeling itself after the satellite TV/radio business was mysteriously scarce at this year's E3. But appa...

June 9th 2005 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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Infinium Labs shareholders must have been genetically engineered at birth to be the most patient people on the face of the Earth. Like X-Men investors. ...X-vestors. This time they've authorized Infinium Labs to triple their available stock, from 200,000 shares to 600,000 shares. What's the deal? We...

February 27th 2005 at 11:01am 0 Comments