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#1 RDJ

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:38

So, this morning I went to check on gamespy.com and saw that they are getting ready to close down...
Sorry if this is old new, but that sucks.
Ill be honest, and say that gamespy wasn't my go-to site for new and reviews, but I do like the no nonsense approach that Dan Stapelton had about gaming. I think that when he left PC Gamer, he left a huge void in that company that only a few people can fill and as much as I like reading and listening to Logan Decker, its just not enough IMO.
I think its something that is missing from reviews and I really wish him and the rest of the crew good luck.

http://pc.gamespy.co.../1227460p1.html


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Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:50

Yep, we knew... http://www.neowin.ne...it-with-layoffs

#3 Damien R.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 14:14

Wow I remember Gamespy when I first started to use the internet

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 14:16

I remember using it to find decent Quake CTF matches :p

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 14:19

The memories :/

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 14:21

Gamespy was my go-to place to find multiplayer matches in Rainbow 6: Rogue Spear after the MSN Gaming Portal stopped supporting it :(.

#7 spy beef

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 14:22

What is GameSpy?

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 14:24

i used Gamespy all the time for quake 4

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 15:15

What is GameSpy?


Back in the day, it was a match making system and chat client, it was also a set of website that specialized on particular games (similar to how the game websites work on Wikia). With the matchmaking client, games connect to Gamespy so you could find multiplayer servers. I don't know if that's being shut down though, or just the website(s). I'd guess just the website(s).

#10 Growled

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 03:09

That's really too bad. Ah, the memories.

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 01:08

First Stickam now GameSpy...I too like the others remember the days of frequenting that site. But I have t been there in a long time.