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Microsoft to stream Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to PC browsers – report

Consumers may soon have access to both current and last-gen Xbox games without the need for a console. That’s according to Neowin, which reports that Microsoft has recently made significant advances in reducing lag in streamed games and hopes to implement the tech in a streaming Xbox service designed for …

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OnLive expands game streaming service offering in Europe

Cloud gaming firm OnLive has announced the expansion of its eponymous game streaming service to six new European regions. The OnLive service will be made available in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, The Netherlands and Ireland during Q4 2014. OnLive is currently available in the USA, Canada and UK. The company …

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Microsoft cloud ‘DeLorean’ system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next. The project, codenamed DeLorean, produces "speculative rendered frames" of potential future outcomes and delivers them to players once the relevant input is identified, according to the …

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Console and PC game revenues to decline by 12% by 2019

The growth of mobile gaming will erode the console and PC games market by 12 per cent over the next five years. That’s according to Juniper Research which says that the sector revenues will decline from $46.5bn to $41bn by 2019. Despite this, console and PC games will still account …

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Cloud users to hit 3.6bn by 2018 – report

3.6bn people will rely on cloud technology by 2018, a new report from Juniper Research forecasts. Juniper’s research (via Games Industry) states that 2.4bn individuals used cloud services in 2013, though stresses that streaming music services such as Spotify and Pandora claimed the bulk of revenue coming out of cloud-enabled …

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Amazon’s cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon will use its cloud technology to handle thousands of characters on screen at once for an ambitious new game on its Fire TV. Discussing the recently revealed microconsole in a new interview withDevelop Amazon’sVP of gamesMike Frazzini teased a new title by the retail giant that has now gone …

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