View Full Version : Verizon jumping on the action

11-28-05, 05:27 PM
Verizon Games On Demand :rolleyes:

From the e-mail I got...

For the kids? Try Family Place:
Just $7.95 per month
Over 100 family-friendly and educational games
Includes kids' games like Clifford, Diner Dash, My Little Pony and Star Wars Droid Works
Board and card games like Scrabble, Monopoly and Hoyle's card games
Sports games like Pro Bass Fishing and Grand Prix 4
Try it FREE for 2 weeks

Big gamer? Choose Unlimited:
Just $14.95 per month
Get everything in the Family Place package, plus:
Over 100 additional blockbusters, for more mature players
Thrill to Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, the Hitman series, Unreal Tournament, 4x4 EVO, Rise Of Nations and more
Try it FREE for 2 weeks

Games are added every week, so there's always something new.
With Verizon Games on Demand, you can't lose.

Join the Verizon Game Network
Are you a hard-core gamer looking to host your own servers?
Get more game with Verizon Game Network, connected by GameSpot.
For just $7.95 per month, you get:
GameSpot community services at a low price
Fast servers and quickmatch
Multi-game rankings, stats and leader boards
Message boards and real-time chat
Regular updates, downloads and extras

It seems like everyone is joining in on the direct download bandwagon.

11-28-05, 06:56 PM
Wait...so how does that work? You pay $14.95 a month to do what? You download and play ANY of the games they have, and then when you stop paying they're disabled? Seems like one of those "too good to be true" things, did I read something wrong? Otherwise, a free 2 week trial to play games isn't something I'd mind ;)

11-28-05, 07:26 PM
I don't know exactly. That's why I posted the e-mail even though it's spammy because that's about the most info I could find. I imagine that when you stop paying you stop playing. There's a 2 week trial though and you can cancel in 2 weeks before you get charged (still requires a credit card to sign up) and if you don't cancel then you get charged the 14.95. (not really that much cash if you forget)

It looks like there's an installer program like steam. Knowing verizon though, it's probably an activeX for IE.

11-29-05, 01:04 AM


They offer this for download?


Terrible, terrible, terrible software makes a terrible service.