OnLive is a company offering a cloud gaming platform and a cloud desktop system. Both offerings are synchronized, rendered, and stored on remote servers and delivered via the Internet.The gaming platform is available using the OnLive Game System, PCs running Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista, 7), Intel-based Macs with Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later, Android devices and iOS devices. Since the games are rendered on OnLive's servers, a low-end computer may be used to play any kind of game as long as it is able to play video. For that reason, the service is being seen as a competitor for the console market. All games on the service are available in 720p format.
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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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    • The RPS Bargain Bucket: End Of The Line

      By Cassandra Khaw on December 20th, 2014 at 12:00 pm. And just like that, the year is over, leaving us a year closer to death, and a year richer in experience. There’s something gorgeously wistful about endings, really. No matter what kind they are. Between you and me, I have a habit of never truly finishing a game.

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  • Sonic Generations now available on OnLive

    … SEGA has been celebrating the release of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Shattered Crystal with deals on past Sonic games on the PlayStation and Xbox Stores the past couple weeks. Unfortunately, if you don’t have one of those consoles, you’ve been out of luck, but OnLive has just announced Sonic Generations is now available on its service…

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  • The Lollipop OTA update for the Nvidia Shield Tablet is officially here

    … has been location locked to California. Basically the Nvidia GRID is an OnLive style of service but designed and dedicated to mobile gaming on mobile instead of having it for PC and then trying to adapt it to mobile devices like OnLive did. While this will be a paid service, when you receive the Lollipop update, you will have access to Nvidia's…

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  • Nvidia announces Lollipop for the Nvidia Shield this month, Valve Game Bundle and more

    … of the Shield Tablet. The last piece of news is regarding the Nvidia GRID. If you are not familiar with this, Nvidia's GRID is the company's cloud-based game streaming service. Think OnLive but better, much better. By connecting to NVIDIA GPU servers, the GRID service delivers a GeForce GTX gaming experience onto SHIELD devices. So far there are 20 AAA…

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  • Gauntlet comes to OnLive, playable on Mad Catz MOJO console

    … Details Published on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 12:15 Written by AndrewH The classic arcade game Gauntlet has arrived onto OnLive but in its new revamped form which is the same game recently released for PC (available on Steam). If you happen to own a MOJO game console from Mad Catz, or any other Android console that features OnLive on it, you…

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  • Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2015 – Review (PS4, Xbox One)

    …. So much so that there’s a steady flow of copies starting to build up at the local CEX as people part ways early. Pro Evolution Soccer kind of suffered the same fate when the now old gen took pride of place. Losing it’s identity in the emerging market, PES tried to change in what made it great and in doing so lost itself as a title. Last year…

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  • Plants Versus Zombies Garden Warfare Now Available For Free On EA Access

    … to play the newest games for a trial period for free. If you like the game, then you buy it at the 10% off discounted price. We’ll see how long this Onlive styled access subscription service works. Of course the difference is that you aren’t streaming from EA’s servers to play the game. Here, you are still downloading the game as if you have the whole…

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  • Green Man Gaming kicks off Halloween with gamer trick or treats

    … include Typing of the Dead Complete Collection (66% off), System Shock 2 (75% off), the Alan Wake Collector's Bundle (75% off), Darksiders II (85% off) and 75% off across the entire Batman Arkham series. The promotion is due to run until Friday 31st October, so head on over to Green Man Gaming and fill your boots. There will also be Playfire Rewards…

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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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  • PS Now To Launch On PS TV and Vita Oct. 14th

    … to mind is OnLive, which launched in 2010. This service is all but failed because of the lack of games, not necessarily because the service was riddled with inferior technology. However, once you disconnected the ethernet cable, and played OnLive over Wi-Fi, the experience was dreadful. And while Internet speeds have certainly increased over…

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  • Weekend PC download deals: Steam offers the Paradox catalog and more

    … of the Triad - $3.75 (75% off) (FREE WEEKEND until Sunday at 1PM PDT) Child of Light - $7.49 (50% off) Euro Truck Simulator 2 - $8.49 (66% off) Trials Fusion - $9.99 (50% off) S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat - $9.99 (50% off) Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition - $7.49 (75% off) Final Fantasy XIV - $12.49 (50% off) Crysis 2 Maximum Edition - $5.99 (80% off) …

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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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  • Microsoft Rumored To Be Working On A Game Streaming Service

    … thing that probably is the main reason why the OnLive game streaming service didn’t take off when it was released, lag. With Microsoft’s massive cloud server network that was said to be the heart of Titanfall’s cloud processing success, there are already signs that something from Microsoft could definitely be coming soon. As we continue to see…

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  • Microsoft want to stream Xbox games through your browser

    …. This news comes exactly one year after Microsoft showed off a tech demo of Halo 4 running from a cloud server, then known as ‘Project Outtatime’. Though Microsoft isn’t the first to offer cloud streaming games, Onlive beat them to the punch by a few years, this project seems to have plenty more potential than the struggling service. More on this potentially exciting stuff when it develops. The post Microsoft want to stream Xbox games through your browser appeared first on The Gamer Headlines. …

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  • Microsoft 'testing Xbox cloud streaming', report claims

    …, the service could offer "the full 360 experience", including the Xbox 360 dashboard, on a PC by streaming it in a similar way to PlayStation Now or OnLive. The source also claims this is not restricted to Internet Explorer and has also been tested on Google Chrome. Furthermore, it is claimed that Microsoft is using speculation technology to reduce…

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