We all know that downloading a game can be a painfully time intensive process. We get bored easy and hate waiting. So the news that Game Domain International has launched the public beta of its hyper-fast digital distribution platform, AWOMO, is most welcome.
GDI is heralding AWOMO as "the World's fastest game download service". It's a pretty ballsy claim, but from what we've seen it's not just throwing about boastful hyperbole. We were recently demoed the service on a laptop, using a coffee shop's WiFi and, after choosing to download Beyond Good and Evil, were able to play the game after just a few minutes, while the rest of the data continued to download in the background.
At present the beta offers users the chance to sample the service by downloading Rome: Total War for absolutely free. When AWOMO is launched proper GDI promises that there will be a "seemingly endless catalogue of games, from the latest releases to those hard to find classics". If you're a frequent downloader of games, we suggest you head to the AWOMO public beta and try it out. And for more information on the service, be sure to check out the AWOMO FAQ.