It’s been awhile since OnLive came out of stealth in 2009 and promised to disrupt the game consoles with a revolutionary cloud-gaming service, where games could be computed in data centers rather than on a user’s machine. That rosy future quite happen, and OnLive’s assets were acquired by Sony in 2015 and the service shut down. But the promise of disruption is … [Read more...] about Cloud gaming has potential, but its execution isn’t a breeze
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Michael Pachter, currently at Wedbush Securities, has been an analyst on video games for decades, and he is never shy about sharing his opinions on what has become a $137.9 billion business, according to market researcher Newzoo. While he’s pretty loud, he’s also astute when it comes to his observations about games and the inner workings of big game companies such … [Read more...] about Game biz analyst Michael Pachter takes on E3, esports madness, and cloud gaming
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced today it has acquired the cloud gaming technology assets and personnel of a wholly owned subsidiary of GameFly, Inc. Based in Israel, the acquired technology and team members deepen EA’s capabilities and expertise in cloud gaming, and enable the company to continue exploring … [Read more...] about Electronic Arts Acquires Cloud Gaming Technology & Talent
May 10, 2018 - Written By Dominik Bosnjak Verizon’s New York City-based 5G incubator Alley recently highlighted a number of early use cases of the fifth generation of mobile networks that it’s been helping develop and is hoping to see commercialized on a large scale in the future. The technology showcased by the telecom giant’s subsidiary spans everything … [Read more...] about Verizon’s 5G Incubator Backs VR Therapy, New Cloud Gaming
Namco Bandai announced its latest and potentially greatest mobile game during the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco.Dragon Ball Legends will be coming later this year for iOS and Android. It will be a rare player versus player mobile game in that you will be able to fight against anyone else in the world in real time.We've had a play with an early build ourselves, … [Read more...] about What is Dragon Ball Legends and why could it be the best mobile PVP game ever?