OnLive says its focus is “to make the highest quality gaming accessible to everyone, anywhere, and anytime they want it.”
Playcast and cable operator CJ Hellovision to take cloud gaming service to South Korea (exclusive).
What does this mean for Sony?
Big Fish Games gives GamesBeat a quick look at their upcoming cloud-based service for casual games.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Consumer electronics manufacturer Vizio announced the launch of the Co-Star today, a digital media receiver that’ll come with OnLive.
A 56-page document filled with Xbox 720 information has leaked onto the Internet. It contains information about a $299 Xbox 720, Kinect 2, and a wearable Microsoft computer. Its authenticity has not been confirmed.
Editor’s Pick E3 was once again like Disneyland for tech geeks. Here’s the top 10 cool technologies at the video game industry’s biggest trade show.
Video game streaming service OnLive gets a three-window spectating feature called MultiView, and its competitive, cooperative, and multiplayer advantages immediately stand out.
Editor’s Pick We’ve looked long into the eyes of the Android, and we’ve come back with 10 must-have games, the best alternative app stores, and other tips for getting the most out of your mobile device.
Our GamesBeat team is exhausted after five days of covering the biggest show for game developers in San Francisco. Here’s a day-by-day roundup of the major stories that we wrote from the Game Developers Conference this week. We’ve also thrown in stories from Microsoft’s pre-GDC press event. As you can see, it was a busy week for game news.
Gaikai is announcing today it has signed up another partner — Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment — for its game-streaming business where it embeds instantly playable game demos in the web sites of its publishing partners.
Here are some of the stories that ran on GamesBeat this week. We’re running more articles exclusively in the GamesBeat section of VentureBeat, particularly when they’re mainly of interest to our game readers. The broader-interest posts will continue to run on VentureBeat as well. Please visit the GamesBeat section to catch up on the latest game news. We’re ramping up our game coverage, so you’ll find a larger amount of deeper news at GamesBeat.
Microsoft’s long-anticipated Office software suite for the Apple iPad will likely launch in the next few weeks, according to a report by The Daily. However, Microsoft has denied the story.
The iPad has become a surprisingly hot device for the enterprise since its launch in April 2010.
Cloud computing and desktop virtualization are rapidly growing trends in the tech world, and one company has spent a considerable amount of time developing this technology. Nivio, which started as an idea in 2004, announced today it has received $21 million in its first round of venture capital funding.
Industry analysts like to refer to 2011 as “the year the cloud arrived.” But now that it’s here, what are we going to do with it?
Editor's Pick The International Consumer Electronics Show is a huge festival of gadgetry, but there’s no better place to get a bead on where technology is going in the coming year.
It’s going to get a lot easier to play cloud-based games on your television soon. Game streaming service OnLive announced today that its viewing service will be preloaded on the Google TV service.
This holiday season, mobile gamers will get a chance to do something they’ve never been able to do: play console games on smartphones and tablets.
Editor's Pick There is so much happening right now in emerging cloud computing — the entire economy is being disrupted by the trend.
The pioneering on-demand cloud gaming service, OnLive, is offering all users a free five-day rental of both Homefront and Red Faction: Armageddon during its Frag Feast promotion this Thanksgiving weekend. In addition, you can buy your first full OnLive game for just one dollar, an offer that includes such recent blockbuster titles as Batman: Arkham City, L.A. Noire and Saints Row: The Third.
Disney has hired away OnLive executive John Spinale to be the new head of the Disney Interactive Media Group’s social games business.
Cloud-gaming firm Happy Cloud plans to work with Advanced Micro Devices to bring games-on-demand to connected TVs.
OnLive launched its games-on-demand streaming service in the United Kingdom today, marking its first major overseas expansion since launching in North America in mid-2010.
Netflix today spun off its mail-order DVD business into a new service called Qwikster, which will include mail-order video game rentals. Given Netflix’s immense success with the movie business, you might expect the games rental business to fare just as well.