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Nvidia feels cloud gaming has a bright future despite rocky start

By Shawn Knight
Sep 25, 2012
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  1. Cloud gaming took a major step back in most people's eyes following OnLive's recent mishaps but not everyone feels the platform is destined to fail. A recent interview with Nvidia's Phil Eisler may help to instill some confidence in cloud...

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  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,543   +93

    "GeForce GRID Gloud Gaming division." Oopsy :)
  3. TekGun

    TekGun TS Enthusiast Posts: 157   +11

    "Cloud gaming took a major step back in most people's eyes"

    That should read "Cloud gaming is a major step back"
    Just let it die already.
  4. Alexmx

    Alexmx TS Member Posts: 23

    Well...

    While living in a 3rd world country I can only wave at it as it passes by. Even 6mbps here are a premium
  5. Amigosdefox

    Amigosdefox TS Enthusiast Posts: 121   +10

    160 ms is still too much for multiplayer in my opinion. In a fps the difference between making a kill or being shot.
    Alexmx likes this.
  6. Next year we can play Crysis 2 from cloud gaming..
  7. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 635   +116

    Cloud gaming sounds like the ultimate DRM. No thanks!
  8. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 276   +29

    So they have a giant xbox with super long video and controller cable...
    imagine yourself playing onsite :O
  9. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,938   +1,473

    If they fixed it where machines that don't need this extra graphical boost can process their own frame rates, I can go along with this idea. The only gamers that might benefit from this are the ones that have low-end systems. However looking at the possibilities that anyone willing to pay for high speed ISP services, will probably have high-end systems and will not need graphical processing from cloud gaming.


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