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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.


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

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Lord of the Rings: War in the North demo exclusively on OnLive

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 02, 2011 2:15pm PDT

With The Lord of the Rings: War in the North now in stores, you may be wondering where the demo is. Turns out, the only one is on OnLive.


"Was really hoping to try a steam demo to see whether or not to buy. Thanks for saving me money!"

- zuff see all 5 comments

Shack PSA: Deus Ex 'The Missing Link' DLC available now

By Xav de Matos, Oct 18, 2011 3:30pm PDT

Starting today, players can finally find out what happened during the missing three day span in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. New downloadable content, dubbed 'The Missing Link,' is now available on the PC, Xbox 360, PS3, and via OnLive.


"After they make a killing on this, they should add an alternate ending dlc. One of the few ..."

- Fletcherhea see all 16 comments

LA Noire 'Complete Edition' coming to PC in November

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 28, 2011 8:30am PDT

Unlike PS3 and Xbox 360 players, PC owners are getting the "Complete Edition" of LA Noire. On November 8th, Team Bondi's detective thriller will be available on PC, Steam and OnLive.


"not as a whole. i'm sure the individual members wouldn't mind getting personal checks though "

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OnLive says 'at least 5 years' for cloud to go mainstream

By Steve Watts, Sep 22, 2011 4:00pm PDT

OnLive's John Spinale says it will take "at least five years" before cloud gaming becomes the primary way players consume games.


"Sure, I can sign all of that. That doesn't make it cool, and I'm glad that in Finland it's an ..."

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OnLive details UK pricing plans

By Xav de Matos, Sep 21, 2011 5:45pm PDT

Cloud game service provider OnLive has detailed its pricing plan for its UK service, which goes live this week. Beginning today, users can purchase the OnLive Microconsole for £69.99.


GameStop offering $50 coupons to Deus Ex: Human Revolution customers

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 26, 2011 2:30pm PDT

After pulling Deus Ex: Human Revolution off of their shelves, GameStop's drama is seemingly coming to an end today, with the company offering reparation to customers that purchased a copy of the game--only to find it had been gutted.


"Too late, too late to cry...people may say...too late for you too late for meeeeee "

- funkdrum see all 42 comments

GameStop pulls Deus Ex PC from shelves, Square Enix apologizes

By Steve Watts, Aug 25, 2011 9:00am PDT

GameStop is now pulling PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution to return them to Square Enix. Meanwhile, Square itself has issued a public statement on the issue.


"If there was a sales agreement that said "We don't stuff our boxes with stuff that competes with ..."

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GameStop's OnLive response 'probably legal'

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 24, 2011 7:00pm PDT

Some are questioning if there can be any legal ramifications against GameStop for removing OnLive vouchers from DXHR. Mark Methenitis, attorney and industry analyst, said that "it's probably legal."


"No, they opened the Papa John's box and took out the pepper and/or garlic cup."

- briktal see all 34 comments

GameStop removing OnLive codes from Deus Ex: Human Revolution

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 24, 2011 10:15am PDT

GameStop employees are being told to "immediately remove and discard the OnLive coupon from all Regular PC versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution." Shacknews investigates.


"Probably an assumption but we do know that this happened in the past: 1. COD6:MW2 was ..."

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution free OnLive code in PC retail copies

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 24, 2011 6:00am PDT

The cyberpunk RPG is, fittingly, "the first video game disc packaged with a free cloud gaming copy." PC retail editions include a free code for a full copy of the game on OnLive.


"Thank you kind sir for the charitable defense during my absence from the bane of the Chatty."

- dedgecko see all 52 comments

OnLive streaming into UK in September

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 11, 2011 7:00am PDT

The cloud gaming service will launch in the UK on September 22, letting Her Majesty's subjects buy, rent and demo PC games rendered remotely and streamed live over t'Internet.


"I would, can, and shall! Why would I ever want a car if I can watch strangers Livestream their ..."

- Alice O'Connor see all 10 comments

OnLive in talks with Sony, Microsoft, and Valve

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2011 1:45pm PDT

Cloud gaming provider OnLive wants to be as ubiquitous as Netflix. And to do so, they're in talks with the console manufacturers.


"Actually there is a really good excuse for input lag in the case of Onlive... it's called the ..."

- Gwyndion see all 29 comments

OnLive Duke Nukem Forever pre-order nets free MicroConsole

By Xav de Matos, May 11, 2011 2:45pm PDT

OnLive has announced that it will give away its MicroConsole to users that pre-order Duke Nukem Forever, which is available for a discounted price of $44.99.


"Oh another thing just hit me - this means that OnLive is the only place you can buy the PC ..."

- Schnapple see all 19 comments

Free OnLive 'console' with Red Faction: Armageddon pre-order

By Xav de Matos, May 04, 2011 6:10pm PDT

THQ and OnLive have teamed up to give gamers that pre-order Red Faction: Armageddon from OnLive, a free MicroConsole and free copy of Red Faction: Guerrilla.


"I have a gaming PC, an Xbox 360, a Nintendo Wii, a Playstation 3, and a Nintendo DS Lite. I've ..."

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