OnLive News


OnLive Launches PlayPack with 38 Games

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2011 1:00pm PST

OnLive launched its PlayPack program today, offering all-you-can-eat games for $9.99 per month. The launch is coming a bit later than the...


"Maybe the next news item from Onlive will be that the service is bundled with Apple TV, Google ..."

- BastardOfDoom see all 14 comments

OnLive Integration Coming to Vizio TV Sets, Blu-Ray Players, Tablets and Phones

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2011 9:00am PST

OnLive has joined hands with electronics company Vizio to integrate support for its cloud gaming service into a new line of televisions as well as...


"Technically, you're right. But if you read what Schnapple was saying, he made it sound like if a ..."

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OnLive Claims Patent for Cloud-Based Gaming

By Brian Leahy, Dec 14, 2010 3:00pm PST

OnLive is claiming that it has been awarded a U.S. patent, originally filed in December 2002 by the company's chief executive Steve Perlman, which...


"You realize that like every patent cites similar patents? The point is in how it's different. ..."

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OnLive Details $10 'All-You-Can-Game' Monthly Subscription

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2010 11:10am PST

If you were excited by OnLive's announcement last month that it planned to introduce a flat-rate subscription offering unlimited access to a...


"Agreed. It is in Canada for months already. At least in Toronto."

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OnLive Rewards 'Founding Members' With Free Games, MicroConsoles

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 25, 2010 6:30am PST

Giving a little thanks of its own, OnLive has announced that those who've hopped onboard the gaming on demand service may be rewarded with a game...


"I got one of these babies headed my way :) Christmas comes a bit early this year!"

- razorchicken see all 10 comments

Popular Science Names PlayStation Move, OnLive and iPad 'Best of What's New' in 2010

By Xav de Matos, Nov 23, 2010 3:00pm PST

In its annual "Best of What's New 2010" awards, Popular Science gave the nod to three game-related devices: Sony's PlayStation Move, the OnLive...


"Still waiting on a game that improves the experience over a traditional controller for either ..."

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OnLive MicroConsole Priced & Dated, Optional 'Unlimited Access' Subscription Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 18, 2010 5:45am PST

Streaming video games service OnLive has announced that its standalone set-top box the MicroConsole will begin shipping on December 12, priced at...


"Problem is this. They have a small group of users they know will "jump in" to borrow a ..."

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OnLive Dropping Monthly Fee from Service

By Brian Leahy, Oct 04, 2010 2:40pm PDT

OnLive will be dropping the monthly fee from its service model, though it has yet to actually levy any monthly fees from its users. All existing...


"@snii One thing you didn't mention is that developers now won't have to dumb down the quality ..."

- razorchicken see all 32 comments

OnLive Testing WiFi Support this Fall, Extends 'Founding Members' Promotion Again

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Although OnLive boasts the ability to play current games on any PC throughout the U.S., the service is tied down to a required wired internet...


"Wifi data rates fluctuate a fair bit under the best of conditions, they'd want to maintain a ..."

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OnLive Extends Free Year for Founding Members to Labor Day

By Brian Leahy, Jul 19, 2010 11:30am PDT

The Founding Members program for cloud-based, game-streaming service OnLive has been extended until September 6, which allows early adopters to...


"yep. no need to blame the service - they don't have much options"

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OnLive Pricing Structure Revealed

By Brian Leahy, Jun 22, 2010 1:00pm PDT

OnLive, a cloud-based gaming service currently open to a small group of early adopters, allows players to experience PC games through a special...


"I'm not sure I agree with the tech being bad. I've heard people reasonably getting something ..."

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OnLive Readying Subscription-Free Cloud Gaming

By Chris Faylor, Mar 12, 2010 12:42pm PST

Though online game streaming service OnLive will initially only be available to those willing to pay a monthly subscription of $14.95, the company...


"no mods whatsoever, no ability to customize the game, relies on internet (lol), tiered ..."

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Gaikai Promises Subscription-Free Cloud Gaming

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2010 6:00pm PST

While online game streaming service OnLive will require users to pay $14.95 a month on top of the as-yet-unspecified purchase or rental fees,...


"UHH, last i looked onlive was free and they are almost giving stuff away. if u think onlive is ..."

- js111410 see all 18 comments

OnLive Launching in June, Pricing Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Mar 10, 2010 10:50am PST

Game streaming service OnLive will launch June 17, offering PC and Mac owners the ability to play games remotely through their web browser at...


"I realize that but there are many subnotebooks being released now that can play current games. ..."

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OnLive Running Smoothly in Demo at DICE

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 18, 2010 6:30pm PST

OnLive, the upcoming cloud-based games-on-demand service that will supposedly allow subscribers to stream and play high-end games on modest PC...


"What you are talking about, I think, is called hitscan. Movement is on the clients end... there ..."

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