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OnLive is back with CloudLift, a new streaming service that ties into your Steam library

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2014 9:30am PST

OnLive is back. The service will tie into Steam, with games from your existing library transferring over to CloudLift.

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"It's actually bigger than just that. This could be the signal of a shift in gaming business ..."

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OnLive sold for only $4.8 million

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm PDT

OnLive was sold for only $4.8 million, a creditor letter has revealed.

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"That guy who played xcom on his iPad at work streaming from his home PC was the first instance ..."

- bolneze see all 27 comments

Report: OnLive's former CEO pulled the plug on game deals

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Former OnLive employees describe former CEO Steve Perlman as hostile, refusing to work with publishers that could have greatly expanded the service's game offerings.

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"Looks like the technology wasn't the hardest thing about OnLive after all."

- Endymion_ see all 8 comments

Morning Keefinated! -- Neil, Guild Wars 2, OnLive and #playnice

By John Keefer, Aug 27, 2012 5:30am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for August 27, 2012. Topics include: Welcome to the new morning show; Neil Armstrong has died and as a NASA kid, I cry; as well as OnLive, Guild Wars 2, and other things t...

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"Running around the HUUGE Lornar's Pass area.. Level 34, doing fine! Glad to be further on that I ..."

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Microsoft seeking former OnLive employees to join Xbox team

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT

OnLive's collapse means that many talented people are currently without a job. However, many of them may find a new home: Microsoft.

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"Except in cases like this new-onlive would certainly make sure they re-hire the core talent. ..."

- daggot see all 19 comments

OnLive CEO says 'essential people' being brought back

By Steve Watts, Aug 20, 2012 7:45am PDT

OnLive CEO Ron Perlman talks about why the company reached such dire straits, and how it plans to bring back some employees in waves going forward.

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"Steve has a lot of great ideas for things, but he just never finishes them or does enough when ..."

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OnLive assets sold, service to continue [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 17, 2012 12:15pm PDT

Game streaming company OnLive has reportedly shut down.

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"I'll agree with you that something like OnLive makes sense for demos. For actual games (i.e., ..."

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OUYA strikes deal with OnLive

By Steve Watts, Jul 27, 2012 9:00am PDT

OUYA has struck a deal with OnLive to offer the game streaming service over its Android-based console.

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"Exactly - it's pretty bad when the best thing you can say is that you're impressed because you ..."

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Field Report: LA Noire Touch Edition

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2012 8:45am PDT

Last week, Rockstar Games released a new version of LA Noire with touch controls. But you'd be forgiven if you didn't know about it--it's a touch version created exclusively for OnLive.

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"I'm disappointed to hear the touch controls were less than ideal. In any case, having what is ..."

- ColoradoCNC see all 3 comments

Orion: Dino Beatdown 'VidDoc' series teases March release

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 29, 2012 5:00pm PST

Orion: Dino Beatdown--the indie game featuring space marines, dinosaurs, and jetpacks--is planned for a March release, and developer Spiral Game Studios has released the first weekly 'VidDoc' that discusses some more details.

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"Wait... They're all mad because the T-Rex looks the same? It's not like you can change the look ..."

- Nyarlot see all 5 comments

QUBE coming to Mac; iOS version prototyped

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 18, 2012 4:45pm PST

Toxic Games is planning to bring its indie puzzler Q.U.B.E. to other platforms besides PC, including Mac, iOS, and OnLive.

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Best of 2011 Runner-Up: Deus Ex Human Revolution

By Shack Staff, Jan 16, 2012 12:00pm PST

This week Shacknews finally reveals its top five games of 2011. Today we begin with the fourth runner-up, Deus Ex: Human Revolution from developers Eidos Montreal and Nixxies (PC).

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"Dues EX deserves this award! BTW any bitching about the boss battles from what I've heard most ..."

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OnLive now supports Xperia Play

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 23, 2011 12:30pm PST

OnLive has now been updated to support the "PlayStation Phone," enabling Play owners to play "almost all" games in the OnLive library.

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""An iOS version of the OnLive client is in the works as well." <-- very nice"

- Don Soleone see all 3 comments

OnLive expands to Android phones and tablets

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 08, 2011 8:15am PST

Streaming games service OnLive is expanding its offering to Android tablets and phones today, enabling gamers to play modern PC and console games on their mobile devices.

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"Ok, it that didn't work for me. I'm guessing I need to root my tablet, and I don't wanna do that ..."

- shurcool see all 35 comments

GameStop streaming service detailed

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2011 12:30pm PST

GameStop has detailed its streaming game service plans, which will initially launch as an extra version packed in with certain retail games.

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"Steam is already Steam and is very awesome doing what they do. I bet when the game ..."

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