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PlayStation Now beta hits PlayStation 4 tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2014 2:00pm PDT

PlayStation Now takes another step forward tomorrow when the Private Beta hits PlayStation 4.


"This just reminded me to contact Support about the beta key I never received. I was invited ..."

- eorlas see all 6 comments

PlayStation Now beta invites going out now, check your inbox

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 8:45am PST

Check your inbox! PlayStation Now beta invites are rolling out now.


GameStop stock drops following PlayStation Now announcement

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 8:30am PST

Good news for Sony doesn't necessarily translate to good news for everyone else, though. GameStop was adversely affected by the announcement of PlayStation Now, with its stock falling as much as 8% yesterday.


"Just because no one will need to doesn't mean no one will want to. Physical media will always ..."

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PlayStation Now preview: hands-on with Sony's cloud game streaming

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 07, 2014 2:45pm PST

Perhaps the biggest news from Sony's CES press conference this morning was the announcement of PlayStation Now...


"Thinking over this I'm wondering now if the next round of consoles were 100% streamed, if that ..."

- daggot see all 17 comments

PlayStation Now game streaming to begin closed beta this month

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2014 9:55am PST

Today during its CES keynote, Sony announced PlayStation Now. The apparent culmination of its Gaikai acquisition, it will offer rentals and a subscription model to bring PlayStation games to various devices. A closed beta is planned for January.


"I honestly don't see how my future where the games are available is shittier than the future ..."

- Herman Toothrot see all 65 comments

Sony's cloud-based gaming service coming in 2014

By John Keefer, Jun 10, 2013 8:15pm PDT

Sony has announced that its cloud gaming services will become available in the U.S. first sometime in 2014. The service, using Gaikai's streaming...


"You know what would absolutely kill it for Sony? Making nearly all PS3 games free to stream on ..."

- nwillard see all 8 comments

Gaming tablet Wikipad launches next week

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Wikipad, the Android-based gaming tablet, is launching next week. The revised 7-inch model will cost $249.


"im not sure i understand these portable android game systems... what makes a nerfed android ..."

- technotica see all 6 comments

'PlayStation Cloud' domains registered by Gaikai

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 19, 2013 12:15pm PST

It's likely Sony will officially announce their cloud initiative during tomorrow's press conference, as Gaikai has just registered numerous domains related to "PlayStation Cloud."


"maybe it's not exactly like onlive, but maybe the game data is streamed to the PS4, while all ..."

- RikiTiki2 see all 16 comments

Report: Next PlayStation to use Gaikai to stream PS3 games

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 15, 2013 5:15pm PST

PS4 (codenamed Orbis) will reportedly offer PS3 backwards compatibility through Gaikai streaming tech.


"All the gakai demo's I've used were more than playable. I don't know what kind of h/w or ..."

- Yumcheese see all 17 comments

Gaikai sued for alleged streaming patent infringement

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2012 2:00pm PDT

T5 Labs is suing Gaikai for infringing on its patent, which covers sharing a GPU between two or more programs.


"Could you give an example of a good software patent? Perhaps mp3 compression? It's hard to think ..."

- jcupitt see all 13 comments

Sony reaffirms retail commitment after Gaikai purchase

By Steve Watts, Jul 09, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Sony has made comments about the necessity of retailers moving into the next generation, just as its Gaikai acquisition takes the company another step towards a retail-free future.


"but again this case is different. The pickle company his little recourse if Walmart drops them. ..."

- derelict515 see all 18 comments

Gaikai and what it could mean for PlayStation's future

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 02, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Sony's acquisition of Gaikai might not have been the biggest surprise. However, today's announcement is still no less important. If Sony plays its cards right, its acquisition of Gaikai will be the smartest move its made in years.


"hopefully this will mean easier demos. Just run the actual game from the cloud for 30 minutes to ..."

- holinka see all 4 comments

Sony buying Gaikai for cloud gaming service

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 02, 2012 8:00am PDT

It had been rumoured before E3 that Sony was partnering with Gaikai, but Sony Computer Enterainment announced today that it's actually outright buying the cloud gaming company for $380 million.


"MS will probably just build their own service as they already own a cloud provider."

- TheEmissary see all 11 comments

Rumor: Sony, Gaikai to partner for PlayStation backwards compatibility

By Steve Watts, Jun 01, 2012 9:00am PDT

Sony is rumored to have entered a deal with Gaikai to offer streaming PS1 and PS2 games on the PlayStation 3, and possibly other Sony branded devices as well.


"would be a pretty smart move to maintain backwards compatibility while switching processors and ..."

- derelict515 see all 4 comments

Gaikai launches app streaming games to Facebook

By John Keefer, Apr 12, 2012 6:45am PDT

Gaikai launches the beat of its new Facebook app, allowing high-end games to be streamed through the social networking size