Category Archives: Gaikai
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.
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 20:25 BST
Sources close to CNN Money have told the news organization that Gaikai is seeking a buyout. The sources have said the firm has hired bankers, which valued the firm at $500 million, but a buyout could be tricky due to companies such as Benchmark Capital, Rustin Canyon Partners, Intel Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Qualcomm Ventures all having invested in the cloud gaming firm. As of press time, there was no word yet on who potential buyers might be, but just before E3 it was rumored – and eventually denied- that Sony was showing interest in purchasing the firm.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 00:27 BST
Adhesive seems to be considering some form of single-player or training content for Hawken, which is good news for those daunted by the prospect of leaping straight into multiplayer battles,
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 18:23 BST
Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer has said all gaming will be based in the cloud “someday”, but stressed that day is far out for now.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 09:43 BST
EnMasse Entertainment has teamed up with cloud gaming service Gaikai to offer an instantly playable demo of the action-combat MMORPG Tera.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 04:04 BST
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 | 22:45 BST
Gaikai’s announced it will host content on the service from YouTube games channel Machinima.
Tue, Jun 05, 2012 | 16:38 BST
Samsung has announced a deal with Gaikai which launch its Samsung Cloud Gaming service on its Smart TVs.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 05:13 BST
Cevat Yerli doesn’t see Crytek expanding onto new hardware frontiers any time soon.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 04:06 BST
The sad-eyed waif central to this Hawken trailer completely fails to capture the emotion most of us would feel upon being granted a mecha.
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 | 14:20 BST
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 10:37 BST
Gaikai has sent out invites to an E3 event to journalists that’s set to include news that will “change the future of videogames”.
Wed, May 30, 2012 | 18:53 BST
Mon, May 28, 2012 | 07:13 BST