Tag Archives: cloud gaming
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 20:11 GMT
Valve boss Gabe Newell gave a talk at DICE 2013 this week, and he said all sorts of lovely things like: the Steambox price point will be a much lower cost than many living-room devices; he talked about how he is skeptical of cloud gaming; how his vision for video games is a bit on the PC-fans side; and how the console transition is bad for gaming as a whole. That’s the take away, at any rate. You can watch his speech below.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 18:59 BST
OnLive’s recent struggles has taught everyone at the company an awful lot. CEO Charlie Jablonski and UK boss Bruce Grove have spoken in length to Eurogamer, outlining many of the troubles the group has faced over the past year. They also look to the future, indicating things can only get brighter with a better strategy.
Sun, Sep 23, 2012 | 16:17 BST
Nvidia’s GeForce Grid Cloud Gaming general manager Phil Eisler believes the next iteration of consoles will be the last as cloud gaming will become the “predominant way that people play games.”
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 19:35 BST
EA Labels president Frank Gibeau believes the firm is “better positioned for success,” and at serving consumers than other companies which he considers “marooned on one platform.”
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 03:19 BST
During GameStop’s quarterly earnings call yesterday, the company revealed it has reduced the scope of its streaming games service, Gamasutra reports. Built on technology acquired from Spawn Labs and Stardock, the cloud-based gaming package will now be restricted to PCs, tablets and IP-capable TVs. The service is still expected to go live this year, and GameStop is apparently in negotiation with a host of content providers.
Tue, Jul 03, 2012 | 01:08 BST
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 | 18:44 BST
A two-year old set of documents claiming to list what Microsoft has in store for Xbox 720 – yes, that is what it’s called in the graphs – has been plastered all over the internet.
Thu, Jan 19, 2012 | 20:30 GMT
Sony is keen on the idea of streaming and cloud-based games services, but doesn’t feel the tech is ready for triple-A experiences yet.
Wed, Jan 04, 2012 | 18:59 GMT
Gaikai has announced it’s added BestBuy, Capcom, Ubisoft and YouTube to its list of clients, and in the same breath, announced it’s hired former Fox Mobile COO and ex-Sony Digital Pictures CFO, Mark Anderson. In December, it was also announced Eurogamer would be hosting Gaiaki demos, and Origin would host Gaiaki streaming via its portal. Walmart will also host streaming content from Gaiaki on its website. Thanks: GI.biz, VentureBeat.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | 07:59 GMT
Major Australian Telco Telstra has confirmed it intends to launch a streaming games service.
Mon, Nov 28, 2011 | 07:29 GMT
Mon, Nov 21, 2011 | 23:02 GMT
Gamestop senior vice president Mike Mauler has given an outline of how the specialist retail chain’s streaming service will be “pro console”.
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”.
Thu, Sep 08, 2011 | 15:36 BST
THQ CEO Brian Farrell believes that eventually, consoles will no longer require discs and will instead support cloud gaming, the result of which would mean a reduction in cost for publishers with the savings trickling down to consumers.
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | 03:40 BST
Despite the GameStop ruckus, Square Enix and OnLive’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution deal is already having a positive effect for the cloud gaming service.
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 | 06:40 BST
A major update to cloud gaming subscription service OnLive has added some much requested features.
Thu, Aug 11, 2011 | 08:41 BST
OnLive UK will go live on September 22, celebrating the launch of its cloud-gaming service with give aways and promotions.
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 | 06:37 BST
The daily all-you-eat buffet is great, but sometimes, that parmy on the specials board is tempting. How does a hefty discount sound?
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | 01:08 BST
Gaikai, our very favourite cloud-based streaming games advertising platform, has netted another $30 million in funding.
Fri, Jul 15, 2011 | 02:24 BST
“That next generation is seriously in doubt, both boxes are pretty much the same feature set. I don’t think there’s much need for a next-generation console – you’re going to have one box, and you play it on any device like a television or a tablet.”
- Xbox and PS2 hardware developer Rob Wyatt, now chief scientist at 3D streaming cloud service Otoy, speaking to GamesBeat.