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So, who here remembers OnLive, PC gaming's first large scale solution for streaming hardware intensive games in order to play them on older systems? It feels like an eternity since anybody at all has been talking about it, bu...
Cloud gaming service OnLive has partnered with Samsung to bring streaming games to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 users for free for three months as a part of a new Galaxy Gift package. This means that PC and console games from OnLive's PlayPack bundle can be streamed right to that big ol' phone over any Wi-Fi or 4G connection. Do you have one of those huge phones?  
Gaijin Entertainment's MMO War Thunder has been announced for OnLive, making it the first MMO on the cloud streaming service. The game will be added to their new CloudLift subscription, which lets users play PC games anywhere...
What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. That's what the focus of this week's Dumb Idiot Ideas is the power of the cloud, and how it will change all of us as people.


The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is finally available from OnLive, the game streaming service that ran into financial issues a while back. You'll be able to stream The Witcher 2 as much as you want f...
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, ...
Today's formerly-live Destructoid Show was a whopper! Of NEWS! Yes. A bunch of stuff is coming to XBLA, PSN, and Steam (such as Serious Sam 3: BFE, Darkstalkers Resurrection, and Toejam & Earl) and Borderlands 2...
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...
If you missed our live Destructoid Show today, we've captured it with our magic internet VCR for you to watch.  The big story right now is that OnLive is in the middle of some bad business. Eesh. On a lighter note, we t...
[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 ...
Evening, pumpkins. If you happened to catch today's live Destructoid Show amidst the repeated bouts of hacking and coughing, then you, sir, deserve a metal. A long, blunt stick of metal with which to beat me senselessly the ...
The super-Kickstarted Ouya Android OS home console will also be a game streaming box. It was announced today that OnLive's service will be available through the console at launch date, which means that Ouya owners will be abl...
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...
To see Part 1, click here. Here are Parts 2 and 3 of my Onlive series.  Much like the Matrix sequels, there were filmed at the same time. Take what you will from the videos, I have no recommendations, but some have suggested that OnLive should send me a check. Part three below.
The guys over at Spiral Game Studios sure know how to get me excited for something. First off, this trailer for Orion: Dino Beatdown has that obnoxious, over-the-top announcer who calls the Tyrannosaurus rex "Sally." Then th...
The Independent Games Festival nominees will have demos hosted on Facebook, courtesy of cloud-gaming service OnLive. They're calling it the OnLive Indie Showcase, and it will run from today through March 11, showcasing 16 ind...
Remember Orion: Prelude, the Kickstarter-funded game with dinosaurs and jetpacks? Spiral Game Studios has a big update on that front. The team has shifted its attention and the end result is Orion: Dino Beatdown, a class-bas...
OnLive is everywhere! First your PC, your TV by way of the MicroConsole and mobile devices like the iPad. Now they're teaming up with Google TV to provide OnLive game services straight to your TV. As of today, only the OnLive...
The fart joke is one of the mighty pillars of comedy because it's so basic. Any embarrassing action accompanied by a sound effect is automatically rendered hilarious to all witnesses. And although good timing can amplify the...
That little "PlayStation Phone" will soon be able to do a lot more than boot up old PlayStation games. OnLive announces today that the slide-out controls of the Xperia Play are now supported in their Android app. This means t...
For those in need of a quick refresher, OnLive is a cloud-based service that allows you to play high performance games without high end hardware. The games you play are essentially being streamed to your PC, Mac, or TV fro...
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North may be the Tolkien experience gamers have been waiting for, but if you're not quite sold don't expect to find a demo in the usual spots. OnLive currently has an exclusive on a 30 m...
If you're an OnLive user and you're a huge fan of indie gaming, you've no doubt already checked out the likes of Braid, Trine, World of Goo and The Maw. Joining the ranks of these indie classics this fall are six more beloved...
OnLive, the cloud-based gaming service, is now available in the UK. While the games range from £1.99 to £34.99, your first purchase will only set you back £1. Not too shabby. You can sign up for free and dem...
GameStop has apologized to consumers for the removal of Deus Ex: Human Revolution from store shelves, an act committed after discovering OnLive codes contained within the PC version's box. However, it is still sticking by its...
In a move that's just crazy enough to work, OnLive will be giving away its Game Systems at PAX. You'll need to sign up for a player tag at this site if you aren't already an OnLive member, then head over to booth #258. While ...
OnLive has had a crazy day today, but the service still released some awesome new features. The update is split up into three main areas, those being parental controls, group voice chat and Facebook achievement sharing. Paren...
OnLive partnered with Square Enix for a pretty cool promotion for Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Buy a retail copy of the game for PC, and you'll get a free cloud-based version of the game that you can play using the OnLive servi...
If you buy a retail version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution on PC, you won't actually need the disc in order to play it. In fact, you won't need anything at all, because the copies come packaged with a free code for the OnLive v...
Three songs from the soundtrack of the highly anticipated Zombie-survival game Dead Island were recently spotted. The tracks include Main Theme, Zombie Rising and Surrounded by Zombies. They all sound epic and ambient, setting up the mood very nicely for the rest of the game.
The cloud gaming service OnLive will be made available for gamers in the UK on September 22 making its debut at the Eurogamer Expo. Strategy Informer reports that the service will be fully integrated with the existing North A...
Game streaming service OnLive has mocked the performance prowess of the PS3 and Xbox 360, claiming they lack the power" that publishers currently require. Naturally, OnLive is the solution for all their needs. "In time, as th...
A new wireless technology has been unveiled by OnLive CEO Steve Perlman. This new tech is capable of sub-millisecond latency, which is going to be fantastic for gaming. And range? No problem. It seems that the range...
Could there someday be OnLive cloud-based gaming on your Xbox 360 or PS3? It's too early to say, but OnLive's Joe Bentley, Engineering VP, says that "it would absolutely work," and that they're "ready to work with everybody."...
THQ and OnLive did it with Homefront, and now they're doing it again with Red Faction: Armageddon. By pre-ordering the game, you'll get a free OnLive Game System that's fully compatible with the streaming service. Additionall...
Interesting promotion going on at OnLive. If you pre-order Kaos Studios' Homefront for the streaming service, they're throwing in a full PlayPass for Metro 2033 and offering the MicroConsole for just the cost of shipping and ...
OnLive's "PlayBack" feature -- an "all you can eat" style service for streaming games -- is now live. The service, which will cost you $9.99 month, has launched with 38 games. For now, the selection might have some gamers sho...
Just in time for CES 2011, OnLive has announced its parternship with Vizio to include its cloud gaming service inside of Via Plus HDTVs, tablets, smart phones, and Blu-ray players. The company was quick to point out that as O...
Between the new MicroConsole and this just-announced subscription plan, OnLive is stepping it up. Dubbed the PlayPack, this $9.99 per month plan will feature 40 mainstream and indie titles when it launches on January 15. Curr...
It's really easy for PC snobs to hate on OnLive. Because it is a streaming service, visual fidelity and lag pose a serious problem, leaving many to write off OnLive before it has properly launched. And let's be real, while t...





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