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There have been plenty of rumors suggesting Amazon will offer a set-top box of its own, but according to new reports, it appears the e-commerce giant might be readying a streaming device similar in form and function to Google's nifty Chromecast dongle. More than just for streaming movies and TV shows, those close to... Read more...
Certainly, the Google TV platform has promise, but like a lot of intriguing projects, this one has needed more hardware makers to jump on board. The latest to get into the game wholeheartedly is LG, which announced its lineup of Google TV products for 2013. It appears that the Korean company will roll out 42-, 47-, 50-, 55-, and 60-inch TVs... Read more...
The OnLive saga continues. While the story really isn't glowing for the employees involved, we're now learning a bit more on how the company will continue on in the days, months and perhaps years ahead. The cloud-based gaming company announced the following: "On August 17th all of its assets were acquired by a newly... Read more...
We've covered OnLive, the plucky little cloud gaming company that recently partnered with Ouya and had plans to drive cloud gaming to a ubiquitous future. Now, that future is suddenly in doubt; a report from Mashable claims that the entire company's staff has been fired. Reports from Twitter and Kotaku have backed up... Read more...
Google TV's initial struggles are long behind it, and some noteworthy device makers are stepping up up to the plate. One of these is Vizio, which announced pre-orders for its new Co-Star Stream Player VAP430 at $99.99. That's a much better price than we've seen from some earlier Google TV devices, and it puts the Co-Star in the same galaxy... Read more...
For better or worse, cloud gaming seems to be the next major "thing" in gaming as a whole. A few years ago, motion gaming was it. Now that we've embraced that (and to some extent, 3D), companies like Sony are investing heavily in the cloud. But it's not just Sony. Marvell and OnLive have teamed up to push the notion... Read more...
It looks like cloud gaming service OnLive was holding back on us, waiting for the E3 show to unleash some tasty new features and games. New games coming to the service include Aliens: Colonial Marines, The Cave, Darksiders II, Hell Yeah!, Hitman: Absolution, Inversion, London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games, Metro:... Read more...
OnLive is on quite a tear. Emerging out of beta less than two years ago with a cloud gaming service, OnLive has already far exceeded its original scope. The initial service rollout was followed by gaming hardware for the TV, mobile capabilities, integration with a number of different types of devices, and even rumors of a Netflix rival movie Read more...
For a phone that's geared for playing, there hasn't been a lot of playful news surrounding it of late. But that's changing today. OnLive has delivered a new app update that brings console-class gaming to Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play smartphone. The company best known for cloud-based gaming announced that its free OnLive app for Android has... Read more...
Cloud gaming company OnLive already lets you game on your computer or HDTV (via an OnLive device), but now its service is expanding to include mobile devices, as well. The company announced today that it is now bringing ”console-class gaming” to smartphones and tablets, enabling gamers to remain transfixed... Read more...
Most companies, when caught removing something from a game box that the publisher meant to put there, might express shame or at least pretend it was an accident. Not GameStop. Yesterday, news broke that the massive retailer had given orders to open all copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and remove the coupon for a... Read more...
OnLive seems to be the only major game-streaming company that's still hanging around to see if this really is the next great breakthrough in at-home entertainment, but they took the opportunity at E3 this year to unveil an iPad an Android tablet app. Why an app? Probably not for the reasons you think. With the app... Read more...
Could OnLive get any bigger? Maybe. This start-up company has been all over the tech news with the release of their MicroConsole, which enables games to be played from anywhere that a broadband connection and HDTV is available. But it looks like the company may not be satisfied with stopping there. Gaming is a big industry, no doubt, but there's... Read more...
Is there a future to online game streaming? Maybe. InstantAction was recently forced to shut their doors after their embedded gaming platform didn't catch on, but OnLive seems to be onto something. The idea of being able to plug a simple box into a broadband connection and then stream any major title available is... Read more...