All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cloud gaming’

OnLive Debuts a Different Kind of Cloud Gaming

When OnLive launched in 2010 the company was one of the first to deliver on the promise of cloud gaming. Instead of PC gamers with rigs costing hundreds or thousands of dollars, gamers could instead stream the best versions of games straight over the internet to their mid-priced PC. OnLive offered game purchases and rentals through a surprisingly robust cloud …

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PlayStation Cloud Domains Registered by Sony’s Gaikai

It’s the eve of Sony‘s big PlayStation 4 announcement, and rumors are beginning to give way to leaks. The news broke today that multiple internet domains for the phrase “PlayStation Cloud” have been registered. The domains PlayStation-Cloud.com and PlayStation-Cloud.org, as well as PlayStation-Cloud and PS-Cloud on many different domains. The domains were all registered last Friday, February 15. What makes …

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Sony Officially Acquires Cloud Gaming Service Gaikai

One of the larger rumors to pop up before this years E3, was that Sony was going to purchase the online game streaming service Gaikai. The service, which is like Onlive but bigger, would give Sony a cloud gaming service and also give them a step up on the competition moving forward. Today they finally announced a definitive agreement to …

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Sony Using Gaikai To Stream PS2 and PS1 Games

Yesterday we reported that Sony was going to acquire high profile cloud gaming service Gaikai. What wasn’t exactly sure is what they would use this service for exactly. Would it be to stream PC games to the PS3, or to prep for the PS4 and the huge cloud service that it will offer? We found out today that Sony will …

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Sony To Possibly Acquire Gaikai [Rumor]

Rumorville is in full force in the days leading up to E3. One of the bigger rumors coming around is that Sony was going to acquire a high profile cloud gaming service like OnCloud or Gaikai. Well earlier today Gaikai has sent out invitations to journalists for what it is heralding as a game-changing announcement. “Gaikai has some major announcements …

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Gaikai CEO: Why Cloud Gaming Works on Facebook

It looks like FarmVille and FrontierVille have some competition on their hands after Gaikai announced a beta app for its Facebook gaming service. The cloud gaming service recently launched its app in an effort to bring console quality games to Facebook. The app will deliver a high-end gaming experience to users directly within the social network.

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Gaikai Predicts Death Of Game Consoles

What would happen if one of the big three console manufacturers dropped out of the console race? That is what was hinted at CES this week when Nanea Reeves, CPO of Gaikai, predicted that one of the current console makers would be making a next generation device. Gaikai is a cloud-based gaming company that streams full games to web browsers. …

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