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US cable giants prepare console challenge with streaming games push

Traditional gaming has held its own in the face of increasing opposition this generation – but its stiffest challenge may be yet to come. American cable TV giants AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner are readying a new push into streaming gaming that will see subscribers able to play titles directly …

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Cloud Control – Square Enix’s Wada and Rogers talk digital gaming

To run any business or team properly, you have to have enormous self-belief that your strategy and vision is the right one. Square Enix president and CEO Yoichi Wada doesn’t just have self-belief, he has one of the most surprising views on the future of the games market. The man …

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AMD invests in cloud gaming firm CiiNOW

Component giant AMD has invested in cloud gaming specialist CiiNOW. The partnership will centre on online cloud gaming services, which will be built around AMD’s Radeon computing tech and use CiiNOW’s existing infrastructure, which it claims can deliver 272 HD gaming streams per server rack. CiiNOW is on the cutting …

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Square Enix launches HD streaming games portal Core Online

Cloud gaming has taken a significant step into the present thanks to a new initiative from Japanese publisher Square Enix. Its new portal, Core Online, allows gamers to play some its titles for free in proper HD through their web browser. It has launched with playable versions of Hitman: Blood …

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