Tag Archive: onlive

Opinion: OnLive is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma

OnLive was the first high-profile advocate of a newfangled concept called “cloud games.” With the company on the ropes, Chris Morris examines the unanswered questions surrounding OnLive’s future. Whatever becomes of OnLive in… Continue reading

Mass layoffs hit OnLive, company assets sold

OnLive, the cloud-based streaming media company that many believed was the future of video games, reportedly laid off virtually all of its employees Friday, raising questions about its future. The OnLive service is… Continue reading

Google partners with OnLive

Video game streaming service OnLive has taken another big step towards mass-market penetration. Google has partnered with the company and will begin offering the service through all of its Google TV distribution partners.… Continue reading

Tablets get in game

Tablets offer plenty of games from Apple and Android’s app stores, but the selection can leave hardcore gamers frustrated. While there are some exceptions, most of these app-based games are seen as the… Continue reading

Analysis: How Netflix Could Shake Up The Game Rental Business

Gamasutra columnist Chris Morris looks at how Netflix’s recent decision to add video games to its rent-by-mail service could pose a threat to competitor GameFly and shake up the video game rental market… Continue reading

Playcast raises $10 mil in expansion bid

As interest revs up in the cloud gaming world, venture capitalists are doubling down. Playcast has raised $10 million in a Series B funding round to help it expand its ongoing rollout of… Continue reading

Interview: Playcast Raises Additional $10 Million For Cloud Gaming

With $10 million in new venture capital, Playcast tells Gamasutra editor-at -large Chris Morris how it’ll compete with cloud gaming services like OnLive indirectly, by providing a standardized service that can be integrated… Continue reading

New game systems being built into your TV

A slumbering giant appears to be stirring in the video game industry — and that could be bad news for Microsoft and Sony. After quietly sitting on the sidelines for the entire console… Continue reading

7 Game Changers of CES 2011

With more than 2,700 companies displaying new products at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there’s a lot of competition for attention. While many are fighting for a coveted “Best of… Continue reading

Analysis: How Gaming Seeps Into CES 2011

[Reporting from Las Vegas’ CES, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris looks at video games’ presence at the major electronics show, examining how the show hints at the blossoming of a post-console future for games.]… Continue reading