Tech-Culture writes: Some of the features which Sony unveiled earlier this week were nothing short of astonishing, but we can't help but think some of these have been borrowed from OnLive - find out which ones by checking out the link.
The Gaikai features were amazing, i hopw we'll get most of them day 1.
I am glad they grab footage from your awsome moments & let you watch people play! That is one of the things onlive did right. Chinese food and a good ps4 movie is all I need. Also in case people are wondering yes onlive is still in business.
Onlive went broke and was bought for 4.8 million USD. http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
And MS hired all their staff.
@Gribble It's almost like.... and not to sound like some kind of PS Fanboy....but Microsoft always seems to be grasping desperately at the table scraps that Sony leaves behind, hear me out. The people who made Kinect first went to Sony, Sony denied them and said they didn't need Kinects' concept since they had Move in mind with PS3's 'Eye'. So? They go to Microsoft and THEY take it in order to compete with Nintendo and Sony already having plans. Sony chooses Gaikai over Onlive, Onlive was waiting for a chance and hoping to be selected instead, Sony gets Gaikai to future-proof Cloud gaming and add better features with such concepts to the PS Brand - Onlive left behind. . . Microsoft has nothing on their own...gets Onlive to also go against Sony with their ideas of Cloud-gaming. I mean....not to insult Kinect devs and Onlive devs...but they were Tablescraps that Sony basically left behind and Microsoft grabbed up. It sorta is funny....Why Microsoft doesn't have anything in mind on their own and they constantly are always just buying everything up and using already-existing concepts and ideas that THEY didn't create, but will try to push for their own goals.
Onlive had good features but what didn't help it out was the brand recognition that Sony has with Gaikai. Since they are a mainstream company those features will be known to a broader audience. I'm excited for how the ps4 will work. Can't wait to pre order that baby ;-)
hmm does onlive still exists?
Your question offended someone. Oh no, a dislike.
I believe the service exists in some manner, but from what I've heard, OnLive went bankrupt.
ALMOST went bankrupt. But then some old investors returned on a quest to throw money down a hole. My understanding is that it was some complicated mess where they filed for some form of government protection, fired a bunch of people, started another company also called "onlive", were bought.... IDK, it's messed up and just delaying the inevitable. A company with expensive servers that demand similar prices for titles (which largely account for what PUBLISHERS make) and has clients that refused the early idea of having a subscription fee will make for a quick deficit. $ - $$ = -$
Yes you can still use onlive. The few good games that it did get were really fun to play on the service. The share features that the PS4 are very similar to what onlive has been doing. I'm excited to see how well they can do it.
I think Sony is awesome for what they did. They buy Gaikai and everyone thinks Sony is going digital. Instead they use it in the system itself and improve the hardware aspects between PS4 and Vita. That is just brilliant.
Hey this kid is right some of those feature's were Onlive. Don't let the good go to waste. Carry on.
like he felt so satisfie i shooting down Sony. You did it bro! You took down Sony all by yourself Woooh!
Any time that you see "playstation" in the title and ".uk" in the URL, there's about a 50% chance of that.
On Live sucked, yes let's blame Gaikai for doing it right and say they stole their ideas.. Give me a break. It is funny seeing all these journalist without anything important to say about the PS4. They can't find anything bad to say about the event this time around but they are trying so hard to make up anything they can. Now this..
Still playing OnLive (awesome platform!). The service has continued uninterrupted and I've been a fan for over 2 years now. Glad to see Sony adopting many of its features. Really shows just how far ahead and innovative OnLive really is!
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