The Upsurge of Cloud Gaming

The Upsurge of Cloud Gaming

The Cloud Gaming Future It’s been predicted that in 2015 streaming of high-end games may increase by a multiple of five, reaching 150 million people. VentureBeat reports that cloud gaming could reach a turning point in 2015, depending on pricing, quality, and willingness of players to pay to use cloud gaming services. With the earlier collapse of OnLive, there was concern whether cloud gaming could succeed since the interactive nature raises technical dilemmas for cloud…

Cloud Infographic – ATARI – 40 Years of Fun

Cloud Infographic – ATARI – 40 Years of Fun

ATARI – 40 Years of Fun Cloud gaming has been a topic on CloudTweaks for a number of years. However, to close out the holiday weekend, we’ve decided to rewind back a few decades to (ATARI, Intellivsion and ColecoVision) and take a closer look at one of the most popular gaming companies ever to hit the market – ATARI. For anyone looking for a little nostalgic Atari online game play (Missile Command, Pong, Combat) can do so…

Black Friday Continues Its Frenzy

Black Friday Continues Its Frenzy

Black Friday Continues Its Frenzy The Holiday season spending spree starts this week with the U.S. Thanksgiving Day dropping the green flag on Black Friday and its online sibling Cyber-Monday. Although urban myth suggests the name Black Friday represented a milestone in the retailer’s calendar – the day that business stopped operating in the red and started to turn a profit, other sources, including BlackFriday.com itself suggests the name originated simply from the mayhem and…

Cloud Infographic –  New TV Technology

Cloud Infographic – New TV Technology

Cloud Computing New TV Technology “There’s a good deal in common between the mind’s eye and the TV screen.” – Ursula K. Le Guin We all love new TV technology, many years have passed since the day television became available as a commercial acquisition (late 1920s), and then reached its popularity after World War II. With the invention of the TV set, life became abundant with news and entertainment that had never been within people’s reach…

The Mechanics Behind A Successful Cloud Video Game

The Mechanics Behind A Successful Cloud Video Game

The Mechanics Behind A Successful Cloud Video Game The evolution of gaming over the years is fairly pronounced. We can anticipate cloud gaming to grow exponentially with developers and designers having access to inexpensive cloud based resources such as storage, collaboration and development/design tools. This will certainly help drive competition in the world of gaming development. Cloud video games, or as they are also known in this capacity as online games and MMOs (massively multiplayer…

Spectators: The Unsung Champions Of Professional Cloud Gaming Events

Spectators: The Unsung Champions Of Professional Cloud Gaming Events

Professional Cloud Gaming Events Professional video gaming in the cloud has become one of the most exciting new sports venues in recent memory. Hordes of video gamers from all corners of the earth and walks of life, all vie for their share of lucrative prize packages offered by big names in the video game industry. In fact, professional cloud gaming has become so popular, that the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services has begun issuing visas…

Gaming: The Top Cloud Games Slated For Release In 2014

Gaming: The Top Cloud Games Slated For Release In 2014

Gaming: The Top Cloud Games Slated For Release In 2014 One of the coolest things about working in the cloud gaming industry is getting to examine the incredible games slated for impending release. Given that cloud games, also known in this capacity as MMOs (massively multiplayer online) or online games, are still in their relative infancy, new submissions always include exciting improvements and advancements on previous games. So what does 2014 hold for us in…

Pinup: Approxy Utilizes Cloudpaging To Bring Instant Gaming Gratification

Pinup: Approxy Utilizes Cloudpaging To Bring Instant Gaming Gratification

Pinup: Approxy Utilizes Cloudpaging To Bring Instant Gaming Gratification There is something to be said about getting what you want, when you want it. Granted, we have all grown up with the saying “Patience is a virtue.” However, while this might be a good motto to live most of your life by, it has no place whatsoever in the world of cloud gaming. Gamers today want to play games without having to download lengthy files.…