Category Archives: Gaikai
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 | 14:45 GMT
Gaikai has been a bit quiet recently, but one site has reported a Q3 2014 launch for the cloud streaming service in North America. If sources are to be believed, Europe will have to wait even longer.
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 | 11:50 GMT
Xbox One isn’t backwards compatibility, but while the prospect of cloud-based Xbox 360 streaming is absolutely viable, Microsoft’s Albert Penello has explained why right now, it’s “problematic.”
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 | 13:55 BST
PlayStation 4′s cloud tech and Sony’s acquisition of Gaikai has got people talking about the future of games consoles as services, rather than boxes. That’s certainly how Sony’s UK MD Fergal Gara sees it.
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 | 14:53 BST
SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has explained that using the power of Gaikai streaming, he would like to see PlayStation games brought to all devices, be it PC, Blu-Ray players, mobiles and tablets.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 | 11:59 BST
PlayStation 4 is to offer Gaikai streaming of PS3 titles across North America in 2014, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed.
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 | 14:35 BST
Xbox One’s cloud functionality could be used to stream games in a similar fashion to Gaikai on PS4, Microsoft’s Albert Penello has suggested.
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 | 11:31 BST
PlayStation 4 is billed to provide a back catalogue of streamed PSone, PS2 and PS3 titles courtesy of Gaikai at some point down in 2014, however, the service’s European launch could face delays due to concerns over the territory’s broadband capability.
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.