Category Archives: Gaikai
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 | 10:15 GMT
Sony has sold shares from its medical services subsidiary M3, which is expected to boost the company’s Q4 profits by $1.23 billion.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 20:45 GMT
Sat, Feb 16, 2013 | 13:52 GMT
The WSJ is reporting that PS4 will use Gaikai to stream games specifically for “current PlayStation 3 titles” on the new console, but will also using traditional disc-based methods to play games.
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 11:45 GMT
Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has cast doubt on the potential of cloud gaming, and has stressed that the company will continue to support physical consoles in the foreseeable future.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 15:30 BST
Gaikai has had a lawsuit filed against it by T5 Labs for patent infringement.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 10:08 BST
Gaiaki founder and CEO David Perry has explained the power of cloud-based gaming services as a way of getting non-gaming companies a footing in the market. Perry also explains that companies missing out on big game launches like Call of Duty may now have a solution.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 01:23 BST
Hawken is a competitive multiplayer effort through and through, but Adhesive Games is keen to to bring in other kinds of experience.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | 03:16 BST
OnLive founder and former CEO Steve Perlman was the source of many of the companies difficulties, anonymous sources have said.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 10:08 BST
Sony’s acquisition of Gaikai is no mere flash in the pan strategy. It’s the future, President of Sony’s Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida tells VG247.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 03:47 BST
Former Gaikai chief product officer Brendan Iribe has joined the company behind virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, Develop reports. Oculus Rift has attracted over $1.6 million in funding with over two weeks remaining on its Kickstarter, which requested just $250,000. The headset tech was demonstrated at E3 2012 by John Carmack, and has been praised by senior Valve staff and Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson, too.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 13:49 BST
Sony’s acquisition of Gaikai has brought legitimacy to cloud gaming, OnLive’s UK GM Bruce Grove has said, and it “will help drive the idea further.”
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 | 14:11 BST
A trailer for the Hawken webs series, directed by Gears of War art director Jeremiah O’Flaherty, has been posted below. Produced by DJ2 Entertainment and to be released by Warner, the web series stars Edi Gathegi, Gonzalo Menendez, Dameon Clark, and Hannah Hall and is set for release in 2013. The series was announced last earlier in the month. The free-to-play Hawken beta launches on December 12, through Gaikai. Sign up here. Thanks, Evil Avatar.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 | 13:42 BST
David Perry has said game publishers are going to very happy over the Gaikai deal with Sony, because it solves not only the controller issue with games on the service, but the console issue as well.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 17:51 BST
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 09:09 BST
A deal between OnLive and chip manufacturer Marvell will see second-generation Google TV devices capable of streaming games out-of-the-box.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 15:27 BST
Sony UK VP and MD Fergal Gara has said the firm is committed to retail, despite the decline in the market since 2008, and retail support will be important “whenever the next cycle,” of consoles are released.
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 04:25 BST
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal. SCE head Andrew House said Sony’s acquisition of Gaikai will empower a streaming games service running on gaming platforms, but that other Sony products are “absolutely within the frame” of the company’s plans. On a related note, House confirmed Sony expects Gaikai to continue operating as normal, meaning a deal with rival TV manufacturer Samsung is unlikely to be scuttled.
Mon, Jul 02, 2012 | 17:49 BST
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 | 19:07 BST
During Google I/O 2012 this week, Gaikai presented a look at the service using Google’s Native Client (NaCL) which will allow games to start streaming without the need for downloading or updating Java. In fact, it won’t require any downloads at all or permissions from Java – something Gaikai CEO David Perry mentioned he was previously trying to eliminate. Using NaCL, Gaikai can run at 60fps, and to show how well it runs, the firm demoed Bulletstorm – posted below – running on a Samsung Chromebox during its stage demonstration. No date on when we can expect the full version for Chrome to release, but it’s apparently coming “soon.” Thanks, Polygon.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 10:39 BST
Responding to speculation that a possible buyout of cloud gaming provider Gaikai is looming, CEO David Perry has admitted that the company has reached the point where money is not a subject of concern, as interest in the company reaches an all time high.