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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. The iOS OnLive app was revealed at E3 2011 and very much pitched as a key part of the package. When used in conjunction with OnLive’s …

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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. While an expected deal between Sony and a major cloud gaming firm has yet to be announced, platform holders are for the first time admitting that the model as we know it …

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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. MCV reported last week that Sony was close to agreeing a buyout of a streaming games firm. Gaikai then appeared to become the front-runner after issuing a …

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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. OnLive went live at E3 2010 with just 19 games in its library on only PCs and Macs over Ethernet,” an official statement …

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E3 2012: Gaikai strikes Samsung Smart TV deal

Gaikai is to provide cloud gaming services to owners of Samsung’s internet connected Smart TVs. Samsung is currently the world’s largest manufacturer of digital TVs, giving Gaikai instant access to millions of consumers around the world. Owners of suitable devices will see the functionality arrive in the next few weeks. …

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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. Kotaku reports that Microsoft could use E3 to unveil ‘Xbox Live Companion’, a new feature that will allow users to stream some Xbox 360 content onto smartphones and tablets. It adds, however, …

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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. It was reported earlier this week that Sony was to reveal a partnership with a cloud gaming firm – specifically either OnLive …

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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. The platform-holder will announce a new game streaming service for ‘PlayStation hardware’ at the annual trade show in Los Angeles, according to VG247. It’s not clear whether this service could …

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