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Sony devours OnLive

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, but apparently it...

 
 
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OnLive brings free game play to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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 bun...

 
 
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War Thunder is the first MMO on OnLive

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, on many devic...

 
 
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Dumb Idiot Ideas: The Infinite Power of The Cloud

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.

 
 
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The Witcher 2 available on OnLive with free GOG copy

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 for just $19.99,...

 
 
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OnLive cloud gaming service built into LG television sets

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, with no console...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Darkstalkers, Serious Sam, Rockstar & BL2

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 and Mass ...

 
 
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OnLive: Games, products, and services to remain available

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 Friday's flood of...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Bear Cry 3, Bear Space 3, & Megabear

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 talk about my ti...

 
 
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OnLive reportedly filing for bankruptcy (Update)

[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 OnLive staff wi...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Dishonored, Orcs Must Die 2, and 3DS XL!

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 next time I dec...

 
 
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Ouya gets streaming games with OnLive

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 able to stream con...

 
 
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OnLive has a Civ V/Gods & Kings bundle for $29.99

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 released Gods &am...

 
 
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Storm's Adventure with OnLive Part 2 & 3

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 OnLi...

 
 
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New trailer for Orion: Dino Beatdown is so ridiculous

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 they decide to sh...

 
 
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OnLive to host demos of IGF nominated games on Facebook

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 indie titles. OnLi...

 
 
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Orion: Dino Beatdown sounds silly but looks promising

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-based first-person...

 
 
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CES: OnLive games will soon be playable through Google TV

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 viewer is avai...

 
 
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Orc Attack's orcs attack with colon explosions

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 effect, it's a...

 
 
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OnLive brings console gaming to Xperia Play with update

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 that you'll have...

 
 
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OnLive coming to mobile and tablet devices

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 from the nearest s...

 
 
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Lord of the Rings: War in the North demo OnLive exclusive

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 minute trial ver...

 
 
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OnLive will get six new indie titles this fall

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 indie titles; ...

 
 
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OnLive available in UK, get your first game for a pound

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 demo any game, ren...

 
 
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GameStop 'sorry' for Deus Ex:HR removal, still doing it

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 boycott, appar...

 
 




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Looking to upgrade my keyboard, maybe should buy this one to go with Battefront 2?

 
 

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