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Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud is making Titanfall better

Respawn Engineer Jon Shiring has said that gamers shouldn’t view Microsoft cloud computing claims as a marketing gimmick. Speaking in a Major Nelson podcast, as reported by MP1st.com, Shiring said that Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure has opened up new possibilities for the recently launched multiplayer shooter. I know that the internet …

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OnLive: The world is now ready for cloud gaming

OnLive says its new business model will finally convince gamers that cloud gaming can work. But analysts remain sceptical that fans will want to spend money on the new-look service. OnLive says its original business model, where games could buy a virtual version of their title and have it streamed …

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Titanfall server stability in Microsoft’s hands

Titanfall is indisputably great, but the game ultimately will live or die by its online functionality. As discovered by Battlefield 4, releasing a game is only half the battle when it comes to online-dependent titles. For Titanfall to realise its true potential it must work – consistently and indefinitely. And …

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New Sony patent tackles cloud-based emulation

Could 2014 be the year that streamed PS3 games arrive on PS4? A new Sony patent entitled ‘Suspending State of Cloud-Based Legacy Applications’ spotted by IGN that was filed in 2012 but published yesterday details the process of introducing new content” into classic games that are being streamed from the …

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Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

AppStream is the name of a brand new streaming mobile games service that is on the way from online retailer Amazon. It was revealed at the re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas today, TechCrunch reports. Amazon says it allows developers to build high-fidelity, graphically rich applications that run on a …

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