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Entertainment overtakes gaming in Xbox 360 usage

US Xbox 360 owners are now spending more time using Xbox 360’s multimedia functions than they are gaming. It’s the realisation of a long-term goal for Microsoft, which has spent huge amounts of time and money to try and position its device not just as a games console but also …

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Rumour: Xbox Lite is Microsoft’s E3 reveal

Established Xbox rumour-monger ‘MS Nerd’ has claimed Microsoft will reveal a new Xbox Lite console at E3 in June. The device, he says, will be similar in design to Apple TV, containing an ARM-based architecture and retailing for something in the region of 100. It will focus on Xbox’s networked …

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Sky reveals new console TV streaming service

Murdoch owned satellite broadcaster Sky has unveiled a brand new streaming TV service that will be made available on consoles, tablets, PCs, connected TVs and mobile phones. Called Now TV, the service will only offer movies at first though this will be expanded to sports and entertainment. Both subscription and …

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GAME to offer Gaikai demo streaming

Streaming games provider Gaikai has partnered with GAME to offer a streaming demo service on the retailer’s website beginning this spring. GAME says that the move forms a significant part of our strategy to grow revenues from its web and digital business”. There’s no sign, though, of GAME trying to …

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OnLive embraces indie gaming

Streaming games service OnLive has joined forces with the 14th Annual Independent Games Festival to promote some of the games expected to star at the event. Beginning today and running until March 11st, US and UK OnLive users can play a selection of 16 games that are either IGF nominees …

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Onlive heading to Google TV

Cloud gaming service OnLive will soon be available through devices that feature Google TV. The company will begin rolling out its streaming service with the Viewer App, according to CVG. This allows users to watch what other OnLive members are playing and communicate with friends. The Viewer App was launched …

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OnLive reasserts gaming focus

Tomorrow’s release of the OnLive Desktop app does not represent a move away from gaming, cloud computing firm OnLive has pledged. In fact, speaking to Gamasutra OnLive CEO Steve Perlman has said that the Dektop app – which allows users to stream a Windows 7 PC and a set range …

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