Square Enix’s cloud gaming arm Shinra Technologies closes

The prospect of cloud gaming has been dealt another blow.

Square Enix opened its cloud-focused division Shinra Technologies – named after the eponymous company in Final Fantasy VII – back in September 2014, with former Square president Yoichi Wada taking the reins.

Among the firm’s aims was the creation of a ‘virtual supercomputer’ to power ‘radically new experiences’ backed by the cloud.

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