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InstantAction made their official debut at GDC earlier this year, but the company wasn't quite ready at the time to reveal a shipping product. This week, that changes for the better, as the company's first offering is now available to all via the Internet. The outfit's claim to fame is their innovation in the browser-based gaming space, an area that might just explode with the explosion of netbooks, tablet PCs and other machines that primarily look to the Web and the cloud for entertainment. The new direct-to-consumer online video game distribution service is now live, which enables game publishers... Read more...
OnLive just announced that their remote gaming service would finally launch on June 17, 2010, and already a major competitor has stepped up to create a bit of competition. InstantAction is a company that's offering a new way to game, and as with most everything else these days, it's highly connected to the cloud and highly different from the "I'll just buy this game on a disc" business model that has been fading fast for the past few years. It's not much like Steam, and it's barely similar to OnLive. It uses a new streaming process that captures files onto your hard drive while you're playing,... Read more...