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Crytek-backed Gface unveils social gaming platform with OnLive-like streaming

By Jos
Feb 2, 2012
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  1. Crytek, the studio behind the Crysis series and the CryEngine technology behind it, is helping develop a new social network service centered around gaming. Dubbed Gface -- a mash between…

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  2. ghasmanjr

    ghasmanjr TS Booster Posts: 363   +86

    It would also be cool if it did this as well as showed your friend's screen. It would greatly increase strategic playing in games like Battlefield 3.
     
  3. DICE, are you reading this? This is your best chance to implement a feature which should have been shipped with BF3 (Commander) using something that should have never been made as it is now (Battlelog) and still come out as a king.
     
  4. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 567   +105

    It's like Facebook....WITH GUNS!!
     
  5. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    @darkshadoe ... lol

    This is good, competition, and opening up high quality gaming and building communities by using a cloud centric model.

    I wonder if AMD will ever come out with a cloud service, I remember them demoing a realtime rendering cloud system a few years back... maybe like 5... wonder if it ever came of anything.
     
  6. So what happens when they stop streaming the game to people?
    Or they decide to replace it with some other game?
    Turns out you don't own that game, your just renting play time from their servers.
    I'm getting too old for games anyways I suppose.
     


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