(Long Beach, CA)– September 25, 2007 - Digital Interactive Systems Corp. (DISCover), the leading innovator and provider of technology solutions for the PC gaming industry, today announced the launch of InstaPlay™, a patented desktop client and service that brings the ease and accessibility of console gaming to the PC.
DISCover’s InstaPlay™ is the definitive means for browsing, purchasing, downloading, installing, storing, organizing and playing games and demos on the PC. Detailed game descriptions, screenshots, reviews, cheats and system requirements are offered, providing the most comprehensive game guide on the market today. Additionally, DISCover’s patented digital distribution system, which is incorporated into InstaPlay™, allows gamers to purchase top PC titles in a variety of digital formats, including digital trial, rental, full purchase download and physical game discs. InstaPlay™ allows gamers to quickly get into the action with console-style ease by incorporating three core components:
- <*>Drop-N-Play– Simply drop the game disc into the drive and InstaPlay™ automatically installs, organizes, and launches the game just like a console. Subsequently, when a disc is required for play, simply dropping the disc into the drive will automatically launch the title.*> <*>MyGames– Simple, intuitive organization of all game titles installed on the PC. InstaPlay™ searches out previously installed games and organizes them for instant access.*> <*>One-Click-Play– Whether running a trial or fully installed game, one click is all it takes to get into the action.*>
"InstaPlay™ will offer gamers quick and easy access to their games as well as the ability to browse, demo and purchase new top titles in any format they choose,” said David Ferrigno, CEO, DISCover.“By eliminating the cumbersome install and launch process required for most PC games, InstaPlay™ will make PC gaming more accessible to a larger audience than ever before.”
InstaPlay™ is Vista-ready and will launch with hundreds of titles, many of which are award-winning games from top publishers. InstaPlay™ will ship exclusively with DISCover’s OEM partners.
Digital Interactive Systems Corporation (DISCover) is the leading innovator and provider of technology solutions for the PC gaming industry. With a focus on making PC gaming accessible to mass audiences, DISCover provides its patented InstaPlay™ desktop client and service to top PC manufacturers which have shipped it on over two million PC systems to date. For game publishers and brands, DISCover’s Hardcore White-Label Gaming System (HAWGS™) powers game downloads for a rapidly expanding network of mass retail channels that reach the widest audience of casual and hard core gamers. DISCover owns United States Patent #5,721,951 titled“Home entertainment system for playing software designed for play in home computer” - a foundational patent for PC gaming, and has patents pending for other important PC gaming systems and methods. For more information, visit www.discoverconsole.com.
Sean Carr or Alex Josef
Pacific Media Partners Pacific Media Partners