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Nvidia rebrands Grid game streaming service as GeForce Now

Nvidia’s Grid game streaming service is ready for prime time. The Santa Clara-based graphics giant is rebranding the on-demand service as GeForce Now with plans to compete directly with services like PlayStation Now at a much cheaper price point. …

Google reimagines the Wi-Fi router with OnHub

Google struck gold in the living room with its Chromecast dongle and sparked an entirely new product category in the process. The search giant is no doubt hoping for similar success with its latest creation, a revised approach to a…

New OnLive owner speaks publically for the first time

Seven months have passed since OnLive’s public shake-up last summer. We later learned that the company and all of its assets were sold for $4.8 million just days before layoffs essentially gutted the streaming game company. News from OnLive’s new…

US cable companies to enter cloud-gaming business

US cable providers are reportedly gearing up to start testing their own cloud-gaming services, in a move that ultimately aims to make dedicated gaming hardware a thing of the past. Citing "people with knowledge of the matter," Bloomberg reports that…

OnLive rebooted: What went wrong?

I remember the first time I saw OnLive demoed for me. Three years ago, I was ushered into a conference room on Manhattan's Midtown East neighborhood and saw Crysis running of the cloud gaming service's network. It looked impressive, sure,…

Cloud gaming coming to Samsung TVs this summer via Gaikai

Gaikai’s cloud gaming service is already available on several platforms including Facebook and LG televisions but they can soon add another client to their list: Samsung. Starting later this summer, Samsung Series 7000 units and Smart TVs will get the…

OnLive announces easy in-browser gameplay, MultiView, LG deal

OnLive announced during E3 that it is expanding the Web and social aspects of its service in addition to offering on-demand games through smart TVs. The updated in-browser support makes it easier for partners such as publishers and retailers to integrate OnLive's service on their sites...

GeForce Grid will let you stream games on a Kepler-based GPU

We've already seen Nvidia's latest graphics architecture in action on standard gaming rigs, but the company shared some of Kepler's cloud-centric benefits during the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California today. Nvidia says that first-generation Fermi-based game servers, such…