Microsoft has pulled the plug on its MSN TV service, the company announced on its website and in an email to subscribers.
OnLive’s new owner says in a post that the cloud gaming company once again has forward momentum.
The technical wizard at Broadcom shares his views on broadband technology with us in an exclusive interview.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Steve Perlman says farewell to OnLive fans and promises future projects that will “blow your mind.”
Editor’s Pick GamesBeat traces the history of OnLive, from founder Steve Perlman first filing his cloud-gaming patent in 2002, to its recent wave of financial troubles and restructuring.
Steve Perlman, the brilliant but difficult founder of OnLive, has been ousted from the company he created.
OnLive’s Steve Perlman donated $50,000 for a fund to help former employees pay for health insurance.
Microsoft is courting former OnLive employees with a networking mixer just for them.
Editor’s Pick Steve Perlman has become the King Lear of gaming. But does he have another act?
OnLive owed $30M to $40M to creditors but had little money to pay them in its last days
Editor’s Pick After a wave of criticism about how it treated its employees, OnLive reveals more details about its recent sale to a new owner.
The company doesn’t disclose who has bought it, but it does confirm that all of its products will continue and that service won’t be interrupted by the sale.
OnLive says its focus is “to make the highest quality gaming accessible to everyone, anywhere, and anytime they want it.”
Video game streaming service OnLive gets a three-window spectating feature called MultiView, and its competitive, cooperative, and multiplayer advantages immediately stand out.
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.
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.
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.
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Game retailer GameStop is handing out $50 gift cards as an apology to gamers who bought PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution after the retailer pulled coupons from the boxes for free versions of the game from cloud gaming service OnLive.
Reactions to the resignation of Steve Jobs are coming in and they aren’t surprising, given Jobs’ influence on technology over the course of decades. Jobs has left a huge legacy on the world’s business landscape, and his resignation is stirring a lot of emotions among business executives who look up to him.
Video game retailer GameStop has admitted to removing coupons from boxed PC versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution for free versions of the game on cloud gaming provider OnLive.
OnLive is launching its cloud gaming service for the United Kingdom on Sept. 22. This is the the first major international expansion for the company.
Here’s our roundup of the week’s top tech business news. First, the most popular stories VentureBeat published in the last seven days:
People have called Steve Perlman’s new wireless technology impossible.
Our well-attended GamesBeat 2011 conference took place this week, and here’s what you missed.
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The head of streaming game service OnLive, Steve Perlman, said his new wireless data transmission technology will be so fast that the latency will be less than a millisecond. He made the comments onstage at the GamesBeat 2011 conference in San Francisco today.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2011. But here’s a summary of why we think this will be the must-attend game conference for you.