Earlyaccess

01.28.16
GOG.com is selling still-in-development games, too
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GOG.com is selling still-in-development games, too

The service's trademark features (DRM-free, update rollbacks) are in full effect here.

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09.21.15
Sony rolls out 'Dungeon Defenders 2' as a paid alpha on PS4
09.21.15

Sony rolls out 'Dungeon Defenders 2' as a paid alpha on PS4

It's similar to Microsoft's Xbox Game Preview program and Steam's Early Access offering.

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05.05.15
Rockets, flirting and bruised egos on Steam Early Access
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05.05.15

Rockets, flirting and bruised egos on Steam Early Access

Steam launched its Early Access program in 2013, allowing developers to publish and sell incomplet...

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02.10.15
JXE Streams: Creeping through 'Darkest Dungeon'
02.10.15

JXE Streams: Creeping through 'Darkest Dungeon'

We're back! Like clockwork, every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon you can expect Joystiq X Engadget...

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08.15.14
The future of Xbox One: early access gaming, Cortana and more
08.15.14

The future of Xbox One: early access gaming, Cortana and more

Since the Xbox One launched last November, Microsoft's latest game console has changed pretty dram...

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03.20.13
Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair
03.20.13

Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair

Many gotta-have-it-first gamers are very familiar with public betas and other chances to try title...

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09.24.12
Boxee's Early Access program is looking for a few good testers, dangles Cloudee preview
09.24.12

Boxee's Early Access program is looking for a few good testers, dangles Cloudee preview

While Boxee's oddly shaped set-top box is still its main claim to fame, it's been testing a cloud-...

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09.22.11
PBS screens the cultural eye-candy early to Apple devices, ushers iOS users past the public velvet rope
09.22.11

PBS screens the cultural eye-candy early to Apple devices, ushers iOS users past the public velvet rope

If you're a fan of HBO's Boardwalk Empire, you'll probably want to tune in to PBS' new Prohibit...

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