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Should I remove WildTangent Games App Gateway Games?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #20,142
United States Rank #11,762
Reach 0.0108%


VersionDistribution 0.94% 5.63% 22.07% 6.57% 15.02% 1.88% 3.76% 21.60% 0.47% 5.16% 8.92% 1.88% 3.29% 1.88% 0.94%

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WildTangent Games App Gateway Games

What is WildTangent Games App Gateway Games?

WildTangent powers game services for several PC manufacturers including Gateway branded as Gateway Games. WildTangent Games App is pre-installed on Gateway PCs and provides access to a variety of Wild Tangent video games.

About  (from WildTangent)

Download the WildTangent Games App on your PC or Android mobile device to enjoy thousands of the newest and most popular games. Play full version games for free. Use WildCoins to rent or buy games and in-game items.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is GamesAppService.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 7.09 MB (7,430,812 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wildtangent.com/support?dp=gatewaydt
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\App
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\Touchpoints\gateway\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 7.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WildTangent Games App Gateway Games

Program executable:GamesAppService.exe
Name:WildTangent Games App
Signed by:WildTangent Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\WildTangent Games\App\GamesAppService.exe
(From the publisher) “The WildTangent Games App is pre-installed on most major PCs shipped worldwide including HP, Dell, Acer. Mobile carriers including Sprint, T-Mobile and others as well as device manufacturers such as Sony and Huawei are...”
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Update Installer for WildTangent Games App
  • GameConsole-wt.exe - WildTangent Games App
  • GamesAppIntegrationService.exe - WildTangent Games App Integration Service
  • GamesAppService.exe - GamesAppService
  • COMScore.exe - GameLauncher
  • GameLauncher.exe
  • GameLauncherDll.dll - Wild Games
  • GameConsole.exe - Updater
  • ProtectorProxy.exe - ProtectorProxy
  • WTDownloader.exe - WTDownloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GameConsole-wt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8BD428C3-FAF6-47C3-9469-A0F426F57BD2}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • GamesAppService.exe runs as a service named 'GamesAppService' (GamesAppService) "WT Games App Services".
  • GamesAppIntegrationService.exe runs as a service named 'GamesAppIntegrationService' (GamesAppIntegrationService) "WT Games App Services".
Network connections
  • GameConsole-wt.exe connects to www.wildtangent.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:286.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0056797225%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00203253%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00364720%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:633.15 MB
Total CPU:0.0002814427%
Kernel CPU:0.00013066%
User CPU:0.00015078%
CPU cycles/sec:10,854,016
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
Memory:5.08 MB
Total CPU:0.0048224448%
Kernel CPU:0.00095173%
User CPU:0.00387072%

How do I remove WildTangent Games App Gateway Games?

You can uninstall WildTangent Games App Gateway Games from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WildTangent Games App (Gateway Games), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove WildTangent Games App Gateway Games.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.59%
Windows Vista 20.66%
Windows 10 3.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 71.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.36%
Windows 10 Home 2.36%
Windows 7 Starter 1.89%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.18%
  Canada 10.88%
  Mexico 4.23%
  Argentina 0.30%
  BB 0.30%
  Brazil 0.30%
  United Kingdom 0.30%
  Indonesia 0.30%
  Venezuela 0.30%
  Australia 0.30%
  New Zealand 0.30%
  Taiwan 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 82.58%
Gateway 16.29%
Hewlett-Packard 1.12%
Common models
Gateway NV55C 5.47%
Gateway DX4300 4.98%
Gateway NV53 4.48%
Gateway DX4850 3.48%
Gateway NV53A 3.48%
Gateway ZX4931 2.99%

About WildTangent

WildTangent provides branded game services for several PC manufacturers including Toshiba, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Dell,, Acer and Sony VAIO.
Publisher URL: www.wildtangent.com


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