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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gaikai’

PlayStation Now Streaming Game Service Announced

As part of its big Consumer Electronics Show (CES) presentation, Sony today announced a new streaming video game service called PlayStation Now. Sony put the U.S. release date for the service at sometime “this summer” and a limited beta test for the U.S. will begin sometime near the end of January. Through PlayStation Now gamers will be able to stream …

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Sony Patents Method To Make Old Games Feel New Again

Remakes are nothing new to the game industry. Ever since Nintendo remade the first three Mario games for Super Mario All-Stars on the SNES, developers around the world have delighted fans with remakes that improve the visuals, gameplay and more. Now it looks like Sony is looking at a novel way to introduce new elements in older games without having …

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PlayStation 4 Unveiled: The Next Generation of Gaming is Finally Here

Yesterday, at an incredibly hyped conference, Sony unveiled its next-generation video game console, the PlayStation 4. Not all of the details about the system were unveiled, but its announced system specs suggest it will be comparable to a capable gaming PC. The console will have an 8-core X86 AMD processor and an “enhanced” Radeon GPU. In addition, Sony will be …

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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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