Cloud Gaming

Cloud gaming, sometimes called gaming on demand, is a type of online gaming. Currently there are two main types of cloud gaming: cloud gaming based on video streaming and cloud gaming based on file streaming. Cloud gaming aims to provide end users friction-less and direct play-ability of games across various devices.
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    • Cloud Gaming To Significantly Rise in 2015, Claims Market Researcher

      While cloud gaming is impressive from a technological standpoint, it’s yet to really take off on any available platforms, with many in the gaming world brushing it off as a new, quirky trend. However, according to a new report released today from a significant and respected market researcher firm called Strategy Analytics, cloud gaming could rise significantly by the end of 2015.

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  • Nvidia's Shield Gets Its Own Little Slice Of Cloud Gaming

    … of Android 5.0 Lollipop, making it the first non-Google device to score the latest version of the operating system. This means that one of the most powerful Android tablets available now has access to OpenGL ES 3.1 and the Android Extension Pack. Should developers harness such a combination, they could easily create console-rivaling experiences…

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  • No PS4 Remote Play App Compatibility for Sony Xperia Z1

    … for now which is the latest model in the Xperia series. Emirates 24/7, a Dubai Media news group, have reported that Sony has promised its Xperia Z2 users that the Remote Play would be made compatible for their devices too in the coming months. However, it remains a fact that Xperia Z1 users are in for a big disappointment. In spite of the Z1 model…

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  • OnLive brings free game play to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    … Part of Galaxy Gift package5 minutes ago - 10:00 AM on 10.16.20140 Cloud gaming service OnLive has partnered with Samsung to bring streaming games to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 users for free for three months as a part of a new Galaxy Gift package. This means that PC and console games from OnLive's PlayPack bundle can be streamed right to that big ol…

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  • Is the cloud the future of console gaming? The verdict is still out.

    … It’s not new to anyone that there has been major discussions on the current status of console gaming and wither not if we’ll see another generation of consoles, or at least another generation of consoles as we know them. Right now we have the PlayStation 4/Xbox One and yes even the Wii U, it’s still a next-generation system regardless on how…

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  • Former Square Enix Honcho Talks about Cloud Gaming's Future

    … of games. Asked about the name of the new company, Wada did acknowledge the evil corporation from Final Fantasy VII. "In all seriousness, we wanted [the name] to have a 'game-like' image. When thinking in terms of games rather than IT imagery, we used the association with the term 'cloud' since the protagonist of Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII…

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  • Top 5 Smartphones For Gamers

    … For gamers that use their devices to stream graphics that are high resolution or games, there are certain phones that provide greater access to games even when on the go. So to help you fellow gamers out, here the Top 5 compatible smartphones for gamers. The Galaxy S4 The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a display that is 5 in and much battery…

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  • Green Man Gaming and OnLive Announce Partnership

    … 250 games to play anywhere at any time thanks to the power of the cloud. Hell, even your Gran’s old Windows XP computer will be able to play Saint’s Row IV, Darksiders II, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and GRiD Autosport for example. “Our core mission is to always go beyond a sale,” said Paul Sulyok, CEO at Green Man Gaming. “Offering our customers…

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  • Square Enix announces Shinra cloud gaming service

    … Former Square Enix president and CEO heading NY-based company. Square Enix has announced the establishment of Shinra Technologies, a new cloud gaming company headquartered in New York and headed by former Square Enix president and CEO Yoichi Wada. Through the company’s “proprietary cloud technologies,” Shinra intents to “change the game…

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  • Project Flare: Square Enix’s Latest Innovation

    … Square Enix, the masterminds behind the Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, and Tomb Raider series are out to innovate Cloud gaming. As the Tokyo Game Show date rapidly approaches, Square Enix is looking to reveal all the juicy details about their “technological breakthrough in cloud gaming,” Project Flare. Last year, Square Enix explained that Flare…

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