Category archives for: OnLive

OnLive Closing Its Doors – Sony Buys Its Patents

OnLive’s days are numbered, as the company has announced that Sony Computer Entertainment has agreed to purchase “various” OnLive assets that include the company’s U.S. and international patent portfolio for cloud gaming services. The financial information and the terms of the transaction were not provided. A press release distributed late Thursday evening said that customers […]

OnLive Has Its First Streaming MMO Game

War Thunder, the free-to-play military MMO from Russian studio Gaijin Entertainment, is now offered through OnLive’s recently launched CloudLift subscription service. “By expanding the CloudLift subscription to include a free-to-play MMO such as this one, we can now offer content in the subscription for our players to access right away, anywhere on a wide range […]

OnLive’s Plans to Push Gaming on the Tablet, Smart TV

  OnLive is looking into the tablet and Smart TV gaming market with its latest hire, Don Gordon, founder of Smart TV tech company Bulldog United. Gordon is OnLive’s new senior VP of engineering, and his goal is to drive integration of OnLive onto tablets and Smart TVs,┬áDevelop┬áreports. OnLive saw a public, rocky buyout and […]

OnLive Offering Cloud, Digital Download of Witcher 2

OnLive has resurrected its “free cloud copy” promotion with The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition. OnLive customers can now purchase the cloud version of the game for $19.99 and receive a digital download copy for free that can be played offline. According to OnLive, the actual download is through GOG.com and will be […]

OnLive Will Support the Ouya Console

The online streaming video game service OnLive adds another high-profile partner: the upcoming Ouya home console. In a blog post published Friday, OnLive announced it would bring its service to the console at launch next year. “Like Ouya, we came to gaming with a new vision for making top-quality gaming accessible to more people, and […]

Sony is Now Offering OnLive On Its New Internet Player

A forthcoming Internet player from Sony is being offered to customers with service and hardware from game streaming company OnLive as an optional inclusion. This marks the first time that a Sony product has shipped with OnLive as an option. The inclusion of the game streaming service lends credence to rumors that there is some […]

Rockstar Unveils Touch Edition of ‘L.A. Noire’ Just for OnLive Members

Rockstar Games has launched a version of its crime drama L.A. Noire that will run on tablets and use touch-based controls. The Touch Edition of the game, which will be available only through OnLive, is free to players who purchased a copy through the streaming game service. The OnLive app is available on Google’s Android […]

OnLive Player Now Fully Supports Xperia Play Gamepad

OnLive on Thursday night brought its live play free Android app to Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play. The already gaming-oriented phone can stream games and get full access to the physical gamepad, making it a much better fit for console and general action games. Gamers can now skip playing the touch-optimized adaptations if they prefer the […]

‘The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’ Tops Spike Video Game Awards

Bethesda Softworks’ winning ways at the Spike Video Game Awards wasn’t the studio’s only accolades this weekend. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim also took away the top awards Friday night at Machinima.com’s Inside Gaming Awards. Skyrim won Game of the Year in the event, seen live on Machinima’s YouTube Channel, beating out Bastion, Batman: Arkham […]

OnLive Brings it Services to iPad, iPhone, and Android

Acting on promises from E3, OnLive late Wednesday launched its mobile gameplay apps. The iPad, iPhone, and Android apps are gradually rolling out and should let gamers play, not just watch, titles either using the touchscreen or with the Universal Wireless Controller. It normally needs Wi-Fi, but the shipping version now works with any LTE-equipped […]

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