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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 a...

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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 ...

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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 altogeth...

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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 Offi...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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You just know the investors are chomping at the bit on this one. The ever-arriving Phantom game console, a lovely looking piece of vaporware up to now, has been derided by everyone from press to gamers. But we're reserving judgment. If the hardware comes out in Q2, as promised, we'll assume all the ...

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Infinium Labs, which has yet to conclusively prove that they're ever going to really ship their PC-based Phantom video game console that they've been working on for a few years now (they already missed their November 18th launch date), has admitted in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing tha...

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The ever-dramatic story of the Phantom console continues. The Phantom is a PC-compatible system that is designed to allow users to stream games to their home. Ease-of-use is the device's mantra. The Phantom has been in development for quite some time, and has built an army of fans - and enemies. The...

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In the ultimate example of phantom-ware the Phantom game console will not be released in November, as planned. According to Whereisphantom.com, the console that promises games on demand, has hit some more bumps and will not see the retailers' shelves until 2005. That means it will miss the holiday s...

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