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GameTap drives in its first update of the new year with the addition of GRID. Fans of Codemaster's DiRT might find it worth their time to check out the high-speed arcade style races found in GRID. GRID (Windows) - There's something magical about playing this game while sitting in a cardboard b...

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Fans of the adventure genre should rejoice as GameTap adds 2002's Syberia to its subscription lineup this week. The story follows Kate Walker, a lawyer sent to finalize the takeover of a family-owned French toy factory, who discovers that the owner has died and sets off to find the heir to the com...

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This week's additions to GameTap aren't all that exciting, but if you didn't take the opportunity back in October, now's your chance to play Overlord one week for free. The game's minions may be a little glitchy and frustrating at times -- but for free, it's worth a test drive. Stronghold Crus...

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Grimm's second volume ends this week with the negative gnome's (dwarf?) take on A Christmas Carol. The good news is that, instead of the standard 24 hours of free play, the latest episode will be available to freeloaders from now until New Year's Eve. Grimm: A Christmas Carol (Windows) - Scroo...

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Even more Grimm this week, as the second volume gets ready to wrap up on December 18. We've also got tasty pastries and an open world, alternate-future shooter. Grimm: The Pied Piper (Windows) - Something tells the music won't be as innocently alluring. Digby's Donuts (Windows) - Mmmm, donuts...

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GameTap will be updating with Painkiller and a new episode of Grimm today, due to the annual "gobble day" falling on this Thursday. Instead of the normal 24-hour grace period for freeloaders, the new episode of Grimm will be available to non-subscribers through Thanksgiving. Grimm: The Golden ...

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The tales of Grimm continue this week on GameTap with Cinderella. Subscribers of the service also have a chance to get their mad scientist on, destroying everything in their path for points, in Elements of Destruction. Grimm: Cinderella (Windows) - We doubt there will be singing mice. If there...

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GameTap keeps the Grimm episodes rolling, farting, and stomping along this week with King Midas. As with all Grimm titles, the latest episode is available to non-subscribers for free during the first 24 hours after release. Grimm: King Midas (Windows) - Grimm goes after the man with the golde...

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Grimm's second volume continues on GameTap this week with The Singing Bone. The site also adds THQ's Earth-bound FPS Red Faction II, created by Volition, developers of the Saints Row franchise. Grimm: The Singing Bone (Windows) - The game is available to non-Gametap subscribers for the first 2...

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Grimm, GameTap's original series, returns this week with The Master Thief. Volume 2 will have eight new episodes leading up to Christmas, with the last one being the series' take on A Christmas Carol. Subscribers can play Grimm at any time, but freeloaders can check out The Master Thief for the ne...

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This week's new GameTap titles bring us a little gem from 2000 and an adventure game that totally flew under the radar earlier this year. Jack Keane (Windows) - A cartoony and light-hearted adventure game. Sacrifice (Windows) - The critically acclaimed RTS with RPG elements, made by Shiny E...

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We really don't want to focus on the new GameTap titles this week, so let's look at the good stuff that's recently been added. The first season of American McGee's Grimm is done, with new installments coming soon. Don't forget to check out Fallout 2 (the first Fallout is free to play) before the t...

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With Fallout 3 available later next month, GameTap makes the original Fallout free for all to play. Meanwhile, Fallout 2 becomes available for subscribers of the gaming buffet. It's time for some of y'all whippersnappers to play your post-apocalyptic history in glorious 2D. Fallout 2 (Windows)...

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Turner Broadcasting's GameTap service will be "partnering" up with Europe's Metaboli to create an amalgamation of the two companies. The GameTap service will continue as usual in the US, but Metaboli will take "direct management" of the business and brand in early 2009. Turner will become an equit...

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It's a tale as old as time, a song as old as rhyme: Beauty and the Beast. Well, maybe not this time. American McGee's Grimm puts its own special twist on the fairy tale in this week's GameTap update. Grimm: Beauty and the Beast (Windows) - Remember, it's free to non-subscribers for the first ...

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GameTap adds a pair of dark tales this week for subscribers. American McGee's Grimm keeps "improving" childhood classics with the addition of The Devil and His Three Golden Hairs (remember, it's free to everyone for the first 24 hours). Also, the dynamic duo of Kane & Lynch get all violent up ...

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