onLive Cloud Gaming Set to Launch Today



Today, onLive is launching their cloud gaming service which will change the gaming world. It will provide on-demand instant play for some of the top games in the market with just a small monthly fees. The great thing about onLive will be that it would be available for both Windows and Mac. It wouldn’t matter what the hardware/software specifications of your computer are since games will be played ‘in the cloud’ by utilizing the resources available in onLive’s servers.

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Steve Perlman said in the press release.

This launch is just the beginning for the OnLive platform. We’ll be rolling out new features, capabilities and performance improvements, continually adding new content along with the latest releases, and extending the service to more people. Today we’re taking the first step toward a future where video game content is increasingly free from the restrictions of device and location, while showcasing the ability to instantly play the latest, most advanced games at the touch of a button.

They are also working on a MicroConsole which would allow users to play games on a TV. It will support 4 wireless controllers with multiple Bluetooth headsets, HDMI out, optical audio and USB support.

Overall the features of onLive sound cool and the list of games is good enough for a start. Currently, there are twenty three games available which include:

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· Assassin’s Creed II

· Batman: Arkham Asylum

· Borderlands

· Brain Challenge

· Defense Grid: Gold

· Dirt 2

· Dragon Age: Origins

· F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin

· Just Cause 2

· Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Demo (Full version available 6/29)

· Madballs in Babo: Invasion

· Mass Effect 2

· MLB 2K10

· NBA 2K10

· Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

· Puzzle Chronicles

· Red Faction Guerrilla

· Shatter

· Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

· Trine

· Unreal Tournament III

· World of Goo

Some other popular games will be available soon which include :

· Aliens vs. Predator

· Alpha Protocol

· Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

· Darksiders

· Deus Ex 3

· Driver San Francisco

· F.E.A.R. 3

· Homefront

· Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days

· Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4

· MLB 2K10

· Red Faction: Armageddon

· Shaun White Skateboarding

You can check out all the details about onLive here .

[via neowin]

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