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Stardock and Dreamcatcher Sign Digital Distribution Agreement

by Rainier on Aug. 29, 2007 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT

Dreamcatcher has signed a digital distribution agreement with Stardock, offering its titles for download through, starting with titles like Painkiller, Hegemonia and Aura: The Fate of Ages, as well as the North American debut of Freak Out: Extreme Freeride.

In the coming weeks, hit titles like Painkiller, Hegemonia and Aura: The Fate of Ages will join the extensive library of games already available at, where fans can buy top-quality games without the hassles of intrusive copy protection. Stardock is also pleased to announce that Freak Out: Extreme Freeride's launch on marks the first opportunity for gamers in North America to check out the high-flying skiing game. Freak Out: Extreme Freeride and Genesis Rising are both available now at for $19.99 and $39.99 respectively. is Stardock's revolutionary digital-distribution service that does away with intrusive copy protection in favor of the ultimate user-friendly experience of purchasing and downloading a vast range of games. In 2003, Stardock established itself as a pioneer in digital distribution by making Galactic Civilizations the first product ever to launch simultaneously at retail and online; and it further cemented that position when it launched, the world's first online digital-distribution system. Today, is home to more than 70 games, from big-budget hits to acclaimed gems from independent developers.

"We are putting a lot of resources into expanding the product line-up at, and we're really excited to begin what we hope will be a long and prosperous relationship with Dreamcatcher Interactive," said Brian Clair, Director of Publishing at Stardock Entertainment. "We look forward to having Dreamcatcher, JoWooD and the Adventure Company bring even more exciting new titles to, along with a number of their past hits."

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