Forza 5 is coming later this year on the Xbox One, and if it's even half as good as promised, it'll probably be a treat for racing fans. Developer Turn 10 recently spoke to OXM about the development process, and mostly chose ... read
While we've only really seen a conceptual trailer for the eye-catching Sunset Overdrive, I'm hopeful this will be a return to form for developer Insomniac Games. It's post-apocalyptic, but not in the usual drab way. Speaking ... read
Microsoft has been pushing the "infinite power of the cloud" hard with its Xbox One, perhaps partially to make up for the technological advantage held by Sony's PS4 specs, or maybe just for the sake of buzzwords. If they repe... read
Microsoft has promised 300,000 servers dedicated to supporting Xbox Live on the Xbox One, and it looks like Iowa will be the home to a sizable chunk of them. Of course, it won't come cheap.
Microsoft is putting almost $700 mi... read
Microsoft has been making a big deal about the "infinite power of the cloud," claiming it'll make the Xbox One more powerful, with enhanced, superior games. Jonathan Blow, the man behind Braid and The Witness, disagrees, goin... read
On-demand cloud gaming provider Happy Cloud and En Masse Entertainment have teamed up to offer faster access to TERA: Rising. Players can now check out the free-to-play MMORPG without going through the typical installation pr... read
A new strategic partnership between Sony Computer Entertainment and Unity means we're going to be seeing a lot more of the popular game engine on PlayStation hardware. Beyond the current support for PlayStation 3, this arrang... read
Backwards compatibility of some kind has always been a feature of PlayStation platforms since the PS2. The PS2 could play PS1 games and for a solid chunk of time the PS3 could play both PS2 and PS1 games. The PS4 is set to ha... read
David Perry, CEO of Gaikai, and winner of the "sharpest suit of the night" award, took the stage tonight to give us some more news on the PlayStation 4.
Perry boasts that through the power of Gaikai, the PlayStation Network w... read
Whatever this next PlayStation system is will stream PS3 games via Gaikai technology, says a WSJ source (subscription required). Remember when Sony bought Gaikai? This is what they were planning, it seems. Backwards... read
Valve's Gabe Newell gave us his thoughts on cloud gaming this morning at his D.I.C.E. Summit keynote, saying that he's a skeptic of the technology. While he backs in-home streaming as a solution for getting PC games on living... read
Those no-good kids, with their hula hoops and their clouds. Back in my day, there was only one Cloud in gaming, and he carried a sword twice his height like a real man does. New technology confuses and angers me, and you bett... read
Can you tell it's CES week? In addition to Nvidia's Project SHIELD handheld, the company has shared further details on its cloud gaming initiative. While they aren't releasing a product that consumers will be able to directly... read
Worried about storage space? Don't be. The latest Nintendo Direct tells us that Dragon Quest X will use the cloud to hold saves for this MMO, according to Inside Games. So, no messing with silly external USB storage, especially for those that have the 8GB standard Wii U system.
A new Japanese trailer also surfaced from this morning's event. It looks beautiful! Enjoy. read
LG and OnLive announced this morning that the LG Smart TV with Google TV built in will now see integration from OnLive's streaming gaming service. This means instant cloud gaming, straight from the television, ... read
Coreonline, a new cloud gaming service announced by Square Enix this morning, puts HD games in your browser, letting you play console games in your PC. A combination of Google and Square Enix tech, developed by Hapti.co, &nbs... read feature
One of the concerns people rightfully have with digital distribution services is whether or not they will retain their purchases if the company overseeing the platform closes. That was one of my first thoughts upon hearing Fr... read
[Update 2: The restructured OnLive has issued a press release which offers insight into what happened and how those changes will affect the business going forward.]
[Update: Engadget reports that "at least 50 percent" of the ... read
Do you have one of those nifty Roku streaming internet boxes? I have two as they're amazing little things. I just bought my dad one for Father's Day, too. They're cheap and insanely useful, and I can't recommend them enough.
The latest episode of ScrewAttack's dream fight series, Death Battle, has just been uploaded. Today's combatants are Link from the Zelda series and Cloud from Final Fantasy VII. It's all in good fun, but given the participants this time around... well... I don't expect it to end well.
FFVII can be a touchy subject, God damn.
DEATH BATTLE! - Link VS Cloud [ScrewAttack] read
Big news tonight as Sony Computer Entertainment has announced their impending acquisition of the cloud-based gaming start-up, Gaikai. The announcement comes two weeks after rumors began circulating that Gaikai was seekin... read feature
Rumors started circulating before E3 that Sony was looking to buy Gaikai, the cloud-based streaming game service. That...didn't happen. The start-up is looking to be bought up, though. CNN Money says that the company has alre... read
If renting licenses to streaming games until a cloud-based firm goes out of business is your thing, and you're a Civ fan, today is your lucky day. For a limited time, you can "buy" Sid Meier's Civilization V with the newly re... read
It looks as if LG isn't the only electronics provider getting chummy with Gaikai as Samsung announced today that some of their TVs will also incorporate cloud gaming.The Samsung LED 7000 series and up will all allow owners to... read
Sources have indicated to GamesIndustry International that Sony has made a deal with Gaikai to offer first- and third-party PlayStation and PS2 games on PS3 via streaming. Presumably, we'll hear the official details about thi... read feature
There is quite a bit of buzz going around about how Sony could be announcing a cloud gaming deal with one of the bigger cloud services. VG247 expects that we'll hear full details on a partnership with either Gaikai ... read
This probably goes without saying, but, December isn't exactly right around the corner. As such, the wait for Hawken has and continues to be a test of my patience. Cloud gaming service Gaikai has reached an agreement with Met... read
First it was the move to free-to-play that brought throngs of new players to both The Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online in the past. What's there left to do? Well, cloud streaming, of course! Starting... read
At CES 2012 television maker LG showed a prototype set that is capable of playing games from the cloud, with no other hardware required. Simply plug in a controller to your TV and play games in HD. The future is now. Almost.
At CES 2012 we got our first taste of some of the cloud and in-game 3G functionality for the PlayStation Vita, set to launch late next month in the US.
With Warrior's Lair, a third-person action RPG due out in late 2012... read
With Synapse 2.0, Razer is shifting away from using on-board memory to store customized peripheral settings in favor of cloud support. The application will see a widespread release later this year, but for now, a closed beta ... read
Speaking at a GDC Online panel, Gaikai CEO David Perry has been quoted as saying next-generation consoles would be "insane" not to include cloud gaming functionality. "You don't want to be a console that doesn't," he commente... read