Tag Archives: gaikai
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:21 BST
PS4 has space for cloud processing features, but rather than lock players into always-online connections for them to work, Sony’s president of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that it’s up to developers if they want to use them.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 04:35 BST
Sony will launch its Gaikai cloud service on PS4 and PS3 followed by Vita. It will grant immediate access to a catalog of PS3 games and it will spread and expand rapidly, Sony said. The cloud-based features on PS4 will launch sometime in early 2014.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 01:42 GMT
Just as the global New Year’s Day hangover has worn off, 2013 promises to kick gaming into overdrive. VG247′s Dave Cook looks ahead to what will be a scorching year for the industry.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 09:16 GMT
Sony is making a little extra cash by selling $1.9 billion worth of convertible bonds. Some of the figure will be used to finance the company’s purchase of Gaikai, while up to a third will be invested into Japanese optics group Olympus Corp.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 11:19 BST
Sony has sold more than five million PS3 consoles in the UK alone, the company can reveal.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 09:43 BST
Sony acquired Dave Perry’s cloud gaming service Gaika earlier this year, and a new teaser has hinted at what both companies have in store for it. The service’s official site has been updated with a teaser image full of PS3-exclusive content.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 08:09 BST
Speaking after the evaporation of OnLive last month, Robert Levitan, CEO of Pando Networks, warns that cloud gaming has another 3-5 years to wait before truly hitting its stride.
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.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 | 22:15 BST
Sony went to gamescom with the express purpose of showing Vita has a future, but delivered so much more. Shuhei Yoshida, head of Worldwide Studios for PlayStation, spoke to Patrick Garratt in Cologne.
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.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 10:48 BST
Warner Bros and Gaikai have teamed up for the latest dev diary showcasing Lord of the Rings Online.
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.”
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 | 12:13 BST
EA believes that freemium games are the future. But don’t expect all of the company’s output to suddenly become free overnight. Full quotes after the jump.
Mon, Jul 02, 2012 | 17:49 BST
Mon, Jul 02, 2012 | 11:09 BST
Rob Fahey makes sense of Sony’s Gaikai buy. Streaming is only part of PlayStation’s future, but it’s going to be a vital one which leverages an enviable back catalogue across multiple devices. Question is, who’s going to buy OnLive?
Mon, Jul 02, 2012 | 11:09 BST
It’s been confirmed that Sony has bought Gaikai, David Perry’s cloud gaming service, for $380 million.
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 | 14:20 BST
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.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011 | 20:22 GMT
A link to a massive batch of screenshots, Garriott tooting his own horn, information on a new mobile/social games developer, and more is below the break.
Tue, Jun 21, 2011 | 02:36 BST
Phil Harrison, former head of Sony’s Worldwide Studios, has predicted the death of physical media and said if Apple continues as it is, it “will be the games industry”.