Retailer GameStop buys its way into digital distribution of games

GameStop is the world’s biggest retailer of video games with 6,670 stores in 17 countries. But the company is hedging its bets when it comes to digital distribution. Today, it announced it would acquire Spawn Labs and Impulse to bolster its ability sell games online. The purchase prices were not disclosed.

iSwifter can stream Flash games to iPads and other mobile devices

Apple and Adobe are still patching up their differences over the Flash multimedia platform. But iSwifter has figured out a way around the current stand-off by streaming Flash games to Apple mobile devices. In doing so, iSwifter could have far-reaching consequences in the increasingly fragmented mobile markets.