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OnLive’s inability to tap into consoles was its downfall, Gaikai’s Perry says

Its failure to access the console ecosystem was the main cause behind the eventual demise of streaming games platform OnLive, one of its key competitors has said. Onlive was a heck of a competitor to Gaikai, at every single turn we made different choices. It was very worrying, were we …

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Opinion: Where did it all go wrong? OnLive users to lose all access to content

The closure of OnLive will leave many gamers without access to content they believed they own, as well as a totally useless piece of hardware. Those who subscribed to PlayPass will lose access to their library on April 30th, with all save data and achievements being wiped. Those who had …

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OnLive closes down and sells assets to Sony

OnLive will shut its services this month, and has sold some of its assets to PlayStation. Sony has acquired OnLive’s patent portfolio which covers ‘substantial innovations in cloud gaming’. OnLive’s services will continue to operate until April 30th this year, and that includes OnLive’s Game Service, OnLive Desktop and Second …

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OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

Streaming games platform OnLive will serve as event partner for this year’s Games Media Awards. Bruce Grove, general manager of OnLive, commented: It’s hugely valuable to take time out and recognise the excellence and contributions of our industry’s media. Everyone at OnLive is delighted to be part of the celebrations …

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Green Man Gaming now selling OnLive subscription bundle

Green Man Gaming has become the first retailer to be able to sell OnLive’s Games Bundle. By signing up to OnLive’s all you can eat Games Bundle, Green Man Gaming users will have access to over 250 titles on demand via the cloud. New games are to be added monthly, …

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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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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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