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Sony confirms Gaikai acquisition

Confirming MCV’s exclusive report last month, Sony has acquired cloud gaming firm Gaikai for $380m. At the end of May, MCV revealed that Sony’s rumoured interested in cloud gaming tech went beyond what many had suspected and would lead to an acquisition. Gaikai soon emerged as the front-runner, only for …

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Gaikai on the hunt for buyer

Cloud gaming service Gaikai is reportedly actively looking for a buyer. CNN reports that the company has already hired bankers and is expecting well in excess of $500 million” for the sale. To date Gaikai has raised approximately $45m in venture capitalist funding from companies such as Benchmark Capital and …

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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. Specifically, he conceded that Sony is looking at what OnLive is doing”, adding fuel to the recent reports linking Sony to a cloud gaming acquisition. We’re looking at what …

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