Onlive And Steam: A Marriage Between The Two Top Names In Cloud Gaming

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Onlive and Steam: A Marriage Between the Two Top Names In Cloud Gaming By now, virtually everyone has heard of the implosion of cloud-gaming pioneer, Onlive. The company that was once heralded as the final answer to cloud gaming was forced to file an assignment for the benefit of creditors, which would ultimately put them

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Cosplay And LARPing: Bringing All The Excitement Of Cloud Video Gaming To Real Life

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Cosplay and LARPing: Bringing All the Excitement of Cloud Video Gaming To Real Life The mechanics behind why video games in general, and cloud gaming in specific, are so addictive are simple to understand. The ability to interact with a situation completely different than those found in normal life, effectively putting any problems or decisions

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Cloud Gaming Solutions For Android Games Have Arrived

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Cloud Gaming Solutions For Android Games Have Arrived Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, are fast becoming one of the top ways to play video games. Hits, such as Angry Birds, Temple Run and Candy Crush Saga, have all garnered tens of millions of downloads and have truly become icons of the video-gaming industry

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Could Amazon Become The Next Big Name In Cloud Gaming?

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Could Amazon Become the Next Big Name In Cloud Gaming?  When cloud-gaming pioneer, Onlive, suffered its much-hyped setback in 2012, questions began popping up all over the internet from both industry professionals and end users alike. Is this the end of cloud gaming? If not, who will take over the reins as the go-to name

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Could Your Cable Company Become Your Next Cloud Gaming Provider?

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Could Your Cable Company Become Your Next Cloud Gaming Provider? Come with me, if you will, back to the fall of 2012. Cloud-gaming giant, Onlive had made its spectacular implosion earlier in the year, leaving many industry professionals and end users alike wondering where cloud gaming would go from there. It was around this time

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Top Cloud Gaming Events Of 2014

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Top Cloud Gaming Events of 2014 The cloud gaming industry has begun to grow at a meteoric rate over the past couple of years. The first indication of this impending growth was the announcement of Onlive at the 2009 GDC, wowing industry professionals in the thousands with their revolutionary gaming platform. This trend would continue,

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Playstation Now: An In-Depth Look At Sony’s Upcoming Cloud Platform

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Playstation Now: An In-Depth Look At Sony’s Upcoming Cloud Platform Sony has long been one of the leading names in electronics in general, and video gaming in specific. The original Playstation console was the first to ever reach 100 million units sold, while the Playstation 2 is currently the top selling console of all time.

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Could Indie Gaming Grow Into A Challenge For Big Game Publishers?

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Could Indie Gaming Grow Into a Challenge for Big Game Publishers? I will be the first to admit, I am a Steam junkie. The sheer number of different games available for purchase or demo is staggering, providing choices no matter what budgetary constraints I am under. All of the industry staples are here, including giants

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How Haptic Technology Could Revolutionize The Cloud Gaming Experience

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How Haptic Technology Could Revolutionize the Cloud Gaming Experience When it comes to picking a word used to describe the pinnacle of the online gaming experience, in this author’s humble opinion, that word would have to be “realistic.” Sure, plenty of other attributes exist that are important to the gaming world in general, and the

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Augmented Reality And Cloud Gaming

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Augmented Reality and Cloud Gaming: A Melding of the Virtual and Real Worlds  Imagine, if you will, living in a world that is hotly contested by two different factions, each vying for absolute dominance of both land and people. You find yourself standing on your local street corner, with the burning knowledge that you must

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Video Streaming Or File Streaming: Which Cloud Gaming Platform Is Right For Me?

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Video Streaming or File Streaming: Which Cloud Gaming Platform Is Right for Me? Cloud gaming is, perhaps, one of the most important innovations to hit the gaming world in recent memory. The capability to wile away your time blasting enemies or saving the captured princess, all in tandem with others around the globe, propels what

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