Category Archives: Gaikai
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
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 00:34 BST
Graphics tech pioneers nVidia have announced a cloud-based GPU called GeForce Grid.
Tue, May 15, 2012 | 15:15 BST
Industry veteran David Perry will be handed the Development Legend award during the Develop Industry Excellence Awards on July 11. He is to receive the award for the contributions he’s made to the games industry over the last three decades. The Gaikai boss has helped create over 100 titles across 29 platforms, and formed Shiny Entertainment which brought the world Earthworm Jim. “I’m incredibly flattered by this award,” said Perry in response to Develop. “I’m from Great Britain and have incredible respect for the people that have been recognized in previous years. My mother is going to be blown away; she thought she was buying me that first Sinclair ZX81 to do homework on.” [image]
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 00:41 BST
Gaikai has signed up with WikiPad to bring its streaming games service to the Android device. The glasses-free 3D tablet comes equipped with optional, detachable game pad-style controls as well as a touch screen, and is being positioned as a rival to the iPad with an expected RRP of about $200. It was shown at CES 2012 but has not yet been dated, and Gaikai seems to be the first gaming-related company to show public interest in the tablet. Learn more here.
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 | 15:49 BST
Gaikai has launched the beta of its Facebook app which will deliver game experiences directly through the social network in North America and Europe.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 21:27 BST
Gaikai has announced Mass Effect 3 is now available on the service and is the “only company in the world cloud streaming the game.” If you would like to try a demo of the game out on the service, you can do so here. Make sure your Java is up to date and you’re good to go right from your browser.
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 | 16:59 GMT
CCP said during its EVE Fanfest event that it’s in talks with Gaikai and OnLive regarding cloud releases of EVE Online. The firm also reiterated, once again, it is still in the pre-production phase for its World of Darkness MMO, and there isn’t a release timeframe for it just yet.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 21:17 GMT
Dave Perry’s experience with the MMO world can be credited with the later founding of streaming games service Gaikai.