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Direct2Drive (commonly D2D) is an online game store offering PC games via direct download.wikipedia
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Direct2Drive (commonly D2D) is an online game store offering PC games via direct download.
Origin, a new version of the Electronic Arts online store, was released in 2011 in order to compete with Steam and other digital distribution platforms on the PC. The period between 2004 and now saw the rise of many digital distribution services on PC, such as Amazon Digital Services, GameStop, GFWL, EA Store, Direct2Drive, GOG.com, and GamersGate.

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Direct2Drive (commonly D2D) is an online game store offering PC games via direct download.
The years after 2004 saw the rise of many digital distribution services on the PC, such as Amazon Digital Services, Desura, GameStop, Games for Windows – Live, Impulse, Steam, Origin, Direct2Drive, GOG.com, and GamersGate.

IGN

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On May 25, 2011, GameFly acquired Direct2Drive from IGN Entertainment, Inc. and renamed the service to GameFly Digital.
On May 25, 2011, IGN sold its Direct2Drive division to Gamefly for an undisclosed amount.

GameFly

On May 25, 2011, GameFly acquired Direct2Drive from IGN Entertainment, Inc. and renamed the service to GameFly Digital.
In 2011, Gamefly announced that they had acquired Direct2Drive, an online distribution service previously owned by IGN.

Independent Games Festival

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Direct2Drive sponsored a $10,000 award at the Independent Games Festival called the D2D Vision Award, which "celebrates independent developers exemplifying innovation in design coupled with excellence in game-play".
2011 Direct2Drive Vision Award: Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

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In 2009, the site made headlines by refusing to sell Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 due to that game's integration with Valve's Steamworks service.

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GamersGate

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It is a competitor to online video game services such as Steam, GOG.com, Direct2Drive, and Impulse.

Wasteland Angel

Released on September 1, 2011, the game is published by Meridian4 for Windows and is distributed online through Steam, Impulse, GamersGate, Direct2Drive, and Amazon Download.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

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On September 16, 2009, the game was re-released with the other Jedi Knight games (Star Wars: Dark Forces, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, Mysteries of the Sith and Jedi Academy) onto Steam and Direct2Drive.

Metal Drift

In early 2011 availability spread to other online digital distribution platforms such as Direct2Drive and Desura.

Universal Combat

In addition to the standalone title, a version exists as expansion pack to the Universal Combat - A World Apart game, which only works with Direct2Drive version of the game.

Digital distribution in video games

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The period between 2004 and now saw the rise of many digital distribution services on PC, such as Amazon Digital Services, GameStop, Games for Windows – Live, Origin, Direct2Drive, GOG.com, GamersGate and several more.

Futari wa Pretty Cure

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On February 25, 2006, 4Kids Entertainment announced broadcasting and distribution rights for Pretty Cure in the United States, though never produced an English version of it. In July, 2008, Toei Animation began making episodes available through IGN's Direct2Drive service subtitled into English, and have also started making those same episodes available for free internet streaming on the Crunchyroll website.

Super Meat Boy

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The game was released on XBLA in October 2010 and on PCs via Steam and Direct2Drive a month later.

Fallen Earth

The game was released on September 22, 2009 with pre-orders from Direct2Drive, Steam and the official website granting early access from September 9, 2009.

Civilization V

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Babylon under Nebuchadnezzar II was announced as a bonus civilization included in the Steam and Direct2Drive Digital Deluxe Editions, and later offered for all on October 25, 2010.

Pyroblazer

The game was released on Steam, Gamersgate, and Direct2Drive on November 13, 2008.

Sherman3D

2011 | Alpha Kimori (PC) - Published and Distributed by Big Fish Games, GameHouse, GameFly, RealArcade Japan, Direct2Drive UK, Direct2Drive US, GamersGate Sweden, DLsite Japan, GameFools, About.com, AT&T, AOL Games.com, I-Play, iWin, MSN, Shockwave, MumboJumbo, Encyclopædia Britannica, Asus, EA's Pogo.com, Yahoo, Virgin Media, Paltalk, Oberon

D2D

Direct2Drive, an online video game and entertainment distributor and retail store

Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War

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Aerosoft gained publishing rights in Europe, with the game also being offered for download from Direct2Drive.

Brink (video game)

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These bonuses will help expand the players starting customization options, with the Doom (GameStop), Fallout (Best Buy), Psycho (Amazon.com and Direct2Drive) and Spec Ops (Walmart and Steam) packs.

Aztaka

Later in 2009 the game was also sold also on Steam and Direct2Drive.