More stories on: cloud gaming

OnLive’s assets were sold off for $4.8 million USD

Cloud-gaming service OnLive, which underwent a dramatic reversal of fortune in August during which all staff were laid off and the company entered proceedings labelled as “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors”, was ultimately sold off to venture capitalist Gary Lauder for just $4.8 million USD.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2012 | 1

Square launches ad-supported cloud gaming portal

At long last, it’s possible to play Hitman: Blood Money in a java-powered plug-in and be interrupted by adverts every ten or twenty minutes to ‘earn’ yourself more ‘free’ playtime.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

OnLive still lives, assets acquired by Lauder Partners affiliate

Fans of complicated legal and financial maneuvering will no doubt get a kick out of OnLive’s transition from company on the brink to brand new company where everything is fine.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

OnLive denies company closure rumours [updated]

Rumours, enigmatic sources and mysterious emails are circulating today, claiming to show that cloud gaming service OnLive has laid off its entire staff and will soon cease to exist as a company.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Aug 2012 | 1