Category Archives: Gaikai
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.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 17:52 GMT
Gaikai has announced an agreement with Warner Bros. which incorporates playable, browser-based game demos for the Lord of the Rings Online as well as Dungeons & Dragons Online which will be the first MMOs to surface on the streaming service.
Fri, Mar 02, 2012 | 09:27 GMT
GAME Group’s announced a deal which will see it provide demos from its online outlets using Gaikai.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 00:23 GMT
Gaikai has added a pile of new demos to its test page, including The Darkness II, The Adventures of Tin Tin, Anno 2070, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, and more. The streaming games advertising platform is expected on Facebook shortly, and is preparing to launch full length games, but for now, head on over to gaikai.com to try out games right from your browser. Magic.
Mon, Jan 23, 2012 | 22:32 GMT
Gaikai is locked and loaded to deliver full game streaming, to everywhere and on everything, according to Dave Perry.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 21:45 GMT
Gaikai chief executive David Perry announced during the Cloud Gaming Europe conference today that the service will soon launch on Facebook. Perry also demoed World of Warcraft running via the social network.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 | 23:00 GMT
“Not all of the current console makers will have one more generation. That will be the big news at E3.”
– Gaikai’s chief product officer Nanea Reeves speaking at CES, as reported by IndustryGamers. An expected – but likely still distance – new round of hardware is the topic du jour ahead of E3 2012 in June.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 22:17 GMT
LG Electronics and Gaikai announced a partnership during CES which will implement Smart TV cloud gaming services across LG Cinema 3D TVs starting with 2012 products.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011 | 01:54 GMT
Gaikai has updated its catalogue of browser-based triple A demos to include Dead Rising 2. If your browser can run Java, you can have a go at the 30 minute offering – head on over to Gaikai’s Showcase to try it out, and hit the escape key to skip cut scenes. Other available demos include Dead Space 2, Bulletstorm, and Magicka.
Dead Rising 2 released in September last year, on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Fri, Oct 21, 2011 | 13:12 BST
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 | 02:18 BST
“You don’t want to be a console that doesn’t [do cloud gaming]. This future is coming, trust me. We’re well-funded. This is going to happen. OnLive is already making it happen. You need to be prepared for that.”
Gaikai founder Dave Perry, speaking at GDC Online, as reported by Destructoid, shortly after commenting that releasing hardware without cloud support would be “insane”.
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 | 21:55 BST
Gaikai CEO David Perry has said the firm is targeting 100 million users by the end of 2012.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | 13:05 BST
CD Projekt’s announced today that its teamed up with Gaikai to provide a demo of The Witcher II for the cloud service.
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 | 11:46 BST
A new cloud gaming consumer service, streaming 360 and PS3 games, is expected next year. A closed beta will start by end of 2011.