Entries in 'cloud' (75)

AMD invests in cloud gaming firm CiiNOW

AMD invests in cloud gaming firm CiiNOW

Component giant AMD has invested in cloud gaming specialist CiiNOW.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 3:37PM in News
Square Enix launches HD streaming games portal Core Online

Square Enix launches HD streaming games portal Core Online

Cloud gaming has taken a significant step into the present thanks to a new initiative from Japanese publisher Square Enix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2012 at 2:49PM in News
Sony confirms Gaikai acquisition

Sony confirms Gaikai acquisition

Confirming MCV's exclusive report last month, Sony has acquired cloud gaming firm Gaikai for $380m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 8:16AM in News
Gaikai on the hunt for buyer

Gaikai on the hunt for buyer

Cloud gaming service Gaikai is reportedly actively looking for a buyer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2012 at 9:17AM in News

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E3 2012: Sony is "looking at what OnLive is doing"

E3 2012: Sony is "looking at what OnLive is doing"

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has admitted that cloud gaming could very well play a part in PlayStation’s immediate future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2012 at 8:37AM in News
E3 2012: OnLive iOS app is STILL awaiting approval

E3 2012: OnLive iOS app is STILL awaiting approval

Cloud gaming provider OnLive has not given up hope of its iOS app going live – despite submitting it to Apple six months ago.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 2:46PM in News
E3 2012: All gaming will be cloud based "someday", admits MS

E3 2012: All gaming will be cloud based "someday", admits MS

Microsoft Game Studios’ corporate VP Phil Spencer has admitted that the future of gaming lies in the clouds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 12:52PM in News
E3 2012: Gaikai denies Sony takeover deal

E3 2012: Gaikai denies Sony takeover deal

Gaikai boss David Perry has denied that his company is in talks with Sony over either a streaming games deal or a takeover.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 10:37AM in News

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E3 2012: OnLive claims "millions" of users, 100% uptime since launch

E3 2012: OnLive claims "millions" of users, 100% uptime since launch

OnLive has claimed that it has “millions of subscribers worldwide”, but has once again decided not to reveal the number of gamers paying to use its service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
E3 2012: Gaikai strikes Samsung Smart TV deal

E3 2012: Gaikai strikes Samsung Smart TV deal

Gaikai is to provide cloud gaming services to owners of Samsung’s internet connected Smart TVs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2012 at 4:36PM in News
E3 2012: MS to join Sony by announcing streaming game strategy

E3 2012: MS to join Sony by announcing streaming game strategy

Sony may not be the only platform holder to announce a streaming content strategy at E3 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2012 at 2:22PM in News
Sony close to agreeing cloud gaming acquisition

Sony close to agreeing cloud gaming acquisition

In a move that will rock the next generation of console gaming, Sony is close to agreeing an acquisition of a high profile cloud gaming firm, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2012 at 12:29PM in News

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PlayStation cloud gaming service rumoured for E3

PlayStation cloud gaming service rumoured for E3

Sony will strike a deal with OnLive or Gaikai at E3 next month for PlayStation cloud gaming, according to reports.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 24th 2012 at 6:01PM in News
Mass Effect 3 cannot import saves from the cloud

Mass Effect 3 cannot import saves from the cloud

EA has revealed that Xbox 360 users who utilise Microsoft’s Xbox Live Cloud save system may face issues importing their Mass Effect 2 save data into Mass Effect 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Onlive heading to Google TV

Onlive heading to Google TV

Cloud gaming service OnLive will soon be available through devices that feature Google TV.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 12th 2012 at 10:03AM in News
Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Cloud gaming company Gaikai is now providing its demo service to Ubisoft and Best Buy following deals with YouTube, EA and more.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:40AM in News

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OnLive says Xbox/PlayStation tie-in "would be great"

OnLive says Xbox/PlayStation tie-in "would be great"

OnLive appears eager to end its direct competition with the established home consoles, with one of the company’s executives openly encouraging Sony and Microsoft to incorporate the cloud game tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 3:45PM in News
New cloud gaming firm materialises

New cloud gaming firm materialises

Watch out OnLive and Gaikai – a new rival says it can be the dominant force in cloud gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2011 at 2:55PM in News
Cloud tech hinted for next Xbox

Cloud tech hinted for next Xbox

Cloud technologies could have an important role to play in the future of Xbox, an executive at Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 12:35PM in News
Microsoft 'planning OnLive rival'

Microsoft 'planning OnLive rival'

A report has claimed that Microsoft is preparing a universal, cross-platform Xbox gaming platform similar in design to OnLive for launch in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 2:26PM in News
OPINION: The OnLive Revolution?

OPINION: The OnLive Revolution?

Today is an important day that I have no doubt represents a true change to how we consume games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 9:48AM in News
Sony encouraging cross-platform play on PS3 and Vita

Sony encouraging cross-platform play on PS3 and Vita

Future PlayStation games can be packaged for both Vita and PS3, with cloud data allowing customers to access a game from either device, a senior Sony executive has said.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Aug 25th 2011 at 3:06PM in News
New PS3 features blocked from non-subscribers

New PS3 features blocked from non-subscribers

Sony has for the first time blocked non PlayStation Plus users from accessing some features found in the latest PS3 firmware update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2011 at 1:54PM in News
Free Wi-Fi for 3DS owners

Free Wi-Fi for 3DS owners

Nintendo has announced that a fresh agreement with Wi-Fi provider The Cloud will grant free access to 3DS owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2011 at 3:04PM in News
EA: The App Store model is in freefall

EA: The App Store model is in freefall

Speaking to MCV about the growing cloud gaming segment, one of EA’s leading executives has delivered a damning verdict of the once great App Store model popularised by Apple.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2011 at 1:10PM in News