Sony Bets On Cloud Gaming with Gaikai Purchase

Sony Bets On Cloud Gaming with Gaikai Purchase, but Don't Expect Drastic ...
Does Sony's acquisition of cloud gaming company Gaikai herald the end of console gaming as we know it, or is it just one more milestone in the far-flung shift towardcloud computing?


Forget $60 video games. In China, 'Call of Duty' will be free.
Christian Science Monitor
'Call of Duty,' the series of best-selling video games, will reach China soon as a free online game. ... See how a video game outsold the top movie, book, and DVD · Black Ops 2 brings the Call of Duty franchise crashing into the future · Modern Warfare ...

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Sony buys cloud-based video game company Gaikai [Los Angeles Times]
Based in Aliso Viejo, Gaikai is one of the leading companies in the new business of cloud-basedvideo games, through which people can play on almost any Internet-connected device. Just as with Netflix 's Instant video streaming service, games on Gaikai ...

Salman Rushdie, now the target of an Iranian video game
Christian Science Monitor
The video game, 'The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict,' allows gamers to (virtually) carry out the Ayatollah Khomeini's death sentence. ... Rushdie is by no means the only celebrity to be the target of violent video games.

Gamer's Domain: The trend that's shifting gaming
Here's how it works: When a gamer is in the dilemma of having a high-speed internet connection, but not a sufficient rig to run any powerful games, cloud gaming is his or her best bet. When using a service like GAIKAI or ONLIVE, all a gamer needs is a ...

Activision to Take 'Call of Duty Online' Video Game to China
Hollywood Reporter
The video game giant has teamed with Chinese online firm Tencent, which will have the exclusive multi-year license for the title.

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'Call of Duty' video game headed for China
SAN FRANCISCO — A free version of the blockbuster video game "Call of Duty" will be offered to players in China, the developers said Tuesday. Activision Blizzard, a unit of France's Vivendi, said it would offer the Call of Duty Online game through ...


There Are Plenty of Good Video Games to Play This Week
The Ledger
The universe can be cruel. Just as I was preparing to splurge a little on some new games, my Honda's radiator cracked itself and took care of those surplus dollars. New radiators: not as fun as new video games. But perhaps more helpful in keeping a job.

Some More Ways Video Games are Like Porn (And Sex)
Yesterday, we ran a pullquote from independent game designer Eric Zimmerman in which he discussed some of the similarities video games have with porn. ... The Gamer's Guide. Newer Stories… sex 1:00 PM 0 Some More Ways Video Games are Like Porn ...

Sony set to take video games to the cloud
Tucson Citizen
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The art of video games
The Weekender
This weekend was spent in our nation's capital — I endured the heat walking around the city to tell you about “The Art of Video Games” exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art … ... The most popular game you would know about from ...

A Gamer-Baiting ARG Heralds the Reveal of Yahoo's "Electric City"
While a recently-released trailer created mainstream internet buzz for Yahoo's new post-apocalyptic animated series, Electric City, an alternate reality game had already been building awareness among the more hardcore fans of the genre. Agency Pereira...


Which Video Games Should Be Live-Action Musicals?
Similarly, I've been thinking lately that it would be great to see more video game sketch comedy. I mean, heck, if I knew the Upright Citizens Brigade or another comedy troupe in my area performedvideo game-related sketches every Thursday night at 9 ...

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VIDEO GAMES: New GAME OF THRONES: SEVEN KINGDOMS Screenshots And Info Revealed! Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms is an upcoming free MMORPG game by online video gameproducer Bigpoint based upon the successful HBO show Game ...

Sony to Take Over Gaikai Video Game Streaming Service.
X-bit Labs
Sony to Buy Gaikai, to Build a Video Game Cloud Service.

New Footage for Monster Hunter 4 Revealed
If you were to talk about video games, most of you would probably list the usual suspects like Super Mario, Final Fantasy, Pac-Man and Sonic the Hedgehog, along.

EA has "100% digital" strategy
TG Daily
Believe it or not, that may be closer to reality than you think, as publisher Electronic Arts has a strategy to move its entire business of video game sales to digital distribution platforms. In a recent interview with Gamespot, company exec Frank ...

She's Not Hiding From The Hate She's Getting For Examining Video Games ...
Anita Sarkeesian wanted to make a web series about how women are portrayed in video games. She asked the world for $6000. ... The Gamer's Guide. Newer Stories… gender 12:00 PM 0 She's Not Hiding From The Hate She's Getting For Examining Video ...

10 Awesome Video Games You Should Be Playing Right Now
Business Insider
With blockbuster video games like "Halo 4," "Call of Duty: Black Ops," and "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" dominating advertising, billboards and the top shelves at Best Buy (if you still buy your games that way–otherwise it's the top feature on Steam ...

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EA Moves Toward '100 Percent' Digital Existence
PC Magazine
"The ultimate relationship is the connection that we have with the gamer," Gibeau told GamesIndustry. "If the gamer wants to get the game through a digital download and that's the best way for them to get it, that's what we're going to do." Digital ...

Focus On: Sony Tablet S – Gamer's Perspective
SONY S. Focus On: Sony Tablet S - Gamer's Perspective. DISNEY-PIXAR. The 'BRAVE' End of the Pixar Dynasty. Breaking Bad. Breaking Bad Season 5 Premiere: Mike ... Focus On: Sony Tablet S –Gamer's Perspective. By Bags Hooper : July 3, 2012. Tweet ...

Lollipop Chainsaw review
Yet another video game heroine borne from a dribbling pre-pubescent lust fantasy, right? ... It's a game that pokes fun at the objectification of women in video games, continuously asking "are you comfortable with this? ... You can just about forgive ...

Game Guys review - Madagascar 3: The Video Game
Video game tie-ins to major motion pictures have been on a bit of an up-tick in recent years, seemingly ignoring the unwritten rule that they need to be bad. Madagascar 3: The Video Game, which is based on the Dreamworks motion picture of a similar ...

Call of Duty: Online heads to China
Denver Video Game Examiner. + Subscribe · Call of Duty is one of the most profitable and popular franchises in the history of gaming and now the series is going to take their new show into China for the first time. Activision released a press statement ...

Reviews for the Lazy Gamer: TheatRhythm Final Fantasy
Houston Press (blog)
Using the stylus you tap out some of the most enduring melodies in video game music history. Doing so guides your characters through landscapes or has them battle monsters and bosses. You level up just like in regular games, and doing so nets you ...

// Top 8 Video Game Endings
The 8 Ball 07.03.12: Top 8 Video Game Endings Posted by David McGregor on 07.03.2012. From Ocarina of Time and Silent Hill 2 to Red Dead Redemption and Bioshock, 411's David McGregor counts down his Top 8 Video Game Endings! Hello and ...

NPD: Video Game Q1 Consumer Spending Falls 13%
Home Media Magazine
Consumers in the United States are spending demonstrably less on new-release physical and PC-based video games, with sales in the first quarter dropping almost 13% to $3.4 billion from $3.88 billion during the previous-year period, according to new...
Home Media Magazine

Miyamoto: 3DS museum guides could be 'core business' for Nintendo
Nintendo 3DS: Nintendo made the jump from playing cards to video games years ago. Now Mario creator Shigeru ... News article from Computer And Video Games. ... Get more from CVG. Hitler: What would the video game world be like if he never existed?

Video games can improve employee health
Employers are using health wellness video games to promote health and save employers direct and indirect healthcare costs, U.S. researchers say.

Google Play: Android's Bouncer can be pwned | TechRepublic
By Michael Kassner
Google Play: Android's Bouncer can be pwned. By Michael Kassner. July 3, 2012, 5:30 AM PDT. Takeaway: Deciding whether to trust apps or not just got more complicated. Michael Kassner asked a pair of researchers why that is. I can't ...
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The Best Of Sawbuck Gamer: June 2012 - The Gameological Society
By Steve Heisler
The Best Of Sawbuck Gamer: June 2012. Selections from our daily reviews of free and cheap ....Outside of A Boy And His Blob, there isn't very much active hugging in video games. In the deluge of annual games about marines shooting ...
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Could video games help treat PTSD? | – Hampton ...
By Doris Taylor
According to, servicemembers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder may have a new way to treat symptoms—brain-powered video says it involves using a soldier's gray matter to control a video game. – Hampton Roads News...

Top 5 Video Games That Make You Feel Like Bruce Lee -
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Cheats · Xbox 360 · PS3 · Wii · PC · DS · PSP · Videos · Video Index · Viral Videos · Video GameTrailers · Tech TV Vault ... Top 5 Video Games That Make You Feel Like Bruce Lee. Posted 5 hours 3 mins ago - By Alex Rubens · Mortal Kombat ...
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The Top 7... Best flamethrowers in video games | GamesRadar
The Top 7... Best flamethrowers in video games .... Go ahead, don't be shy. And if you want to hear more patriotic yarns, check out the top 7 games that kicked America's ass and the top 7 worst video game presidents. Previous. Next. Related ...
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EGM Review: Brave: The Video Game | EGMNOW
By Matt Cabral, Contributor
Their latest offering, Brave: The Video Game, continues to break the film-tied curse, providing players with an appealing, accessible action-adventure based on their latest Pixar property. Brave immediately earns points for starring a main character tailor-made to the medium. Despite being Disney's newest princess, crimson-haired heroine Merida is no ... SCORE: 8.0. Brave: The Video Games is available on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, DS, and PC. Primary version reviewed was for Xbox 360.

VIDEO GAMES NEW YORK - A Store, Museum, and Legacy - News ...
By Narz
Giulio Graziani acknowledges the difference and explains that people in the video game industry don't know much about video games; “most of them come from the movie or music industry which is already scrapped and now they're ... With a promising present and a bright future ahead of VGNY, it is without a doubt the local game store staying true to the essence of gamer culture will never falter so long there are true gamers willing to glorify and admire gaming's history as an ...

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The 10 Most Racist Video Games | N4G
Here are 10 video games that have jaw-dropping racist overtones. .... Would Mario be the most identifiable video game character on earth if he wasn't the Italian ...

The 100 best video game quotes of all time | GamesRadar
With this in mind, we've assembled the 100 best video game quotes of all time ..... is the premiere source for everything that matters in the world of video games.

New Video Games: Super Diabetic Mario Brothers Edition - YouTube
Conan debuts some brand new video games including Tetris After Dark, Skymall and more!

Clueless Gamer: Conan Reviews "Michael Phelps: Push The Limit ...
Team Coco's resident gamer Bley introduces the maestro to Michael Phelps' new competitive swimming video game "Push The Limit. ... then reviews the game on a scale of 1 to 45 based on his extensive ignorance of video games in general.

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