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OnLive cuts price of CloudLift subscription fee nearly in half

OnLive launched CloudLift last month, a service that lets users stream its selection of games from capable machines to devices that wouldn't normally be able to play them - think tablets and underpowered computers. CloudLift used to cost $14.99 a month, but that subscription fee has been slashed t...

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OnLive expands cloud offerings with support for local games, MMOs

Cloud gaming pioneer OnLive may have faded from prominence, but two novel streaming initiatives may propel the company back into the spotlight. Key to this resurgence is OnLive's Cloudlift, a service that allows players to stream games they own to devices that wouldn't normally support them. Clo...

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OnLive's new senior VP of engineering to push tablet, Smart TV

OnLive is looking into the tablet and Smart TV gaming market with its latest hire, Don Gordon, founder of Smart TV tech company Bulldog United. Gordon is OnLive's new senior VP of engineering, and his goal is to drive integration of OnLive onto tablets and Smart TVs, Develop reports. OnLive saw a p...

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Buy 'Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition' on OnLive, get free GOG copy

Hey, OnLive, it's been a while! Remember when you made that offer of a free PC or Mac copy of The Witcher 2 with an OnLive purchase of the game? What, that's now? Silly us! The cloud gaming platform told us that, starting today, a $19.99 purchase of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Editio...

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OnLive comes to LG G2 Smart TVs

LG G2 Smart televisions now have OnLive built in. The OnLive app became available today to be downloaded onto TV sets already purchased, while the cloud gaming service is being pre-installed on future sets. The only thing needed in addition is an OnLive controller. OnLive was announced as coming to...

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Lauder's purchase of OnLive totaled just $4.8 million

When venture capitalist group Lauder Partners, LLC purchased and reformed OnLive back in August, it did so for $4.8 million, according to a letter to OnLive's creditors obtained by Polygon and the San Jose Mercury News. The company's blue-light special asking price was due in part to its $18.7 mill...

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OnLive's year-long road to recovery involves more partnerships

Bruce Grove, general manager of OnLive in the UK, revealed a 12-month "recovery plan" for the company in an interview with MCV UK. The plan involves building more partnerships to expand the service's reach, though Grove didn't specify who the company would partner with in the future. "We have a roa...

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OnLive and Gaikai functionality still on board for Wikipad

During a private demo of the near-final Wikipad this week, Joystiq was able to grill Wikipad president of sales Fraser Townley about next month's launch. Specifically, we wanted to learn whether OnLive and Gaikai functionality – the former with its recent change in ownership and the latter ha...

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OnLive founder, CEO Steve Perlman exiting company; silent investor new chairman

eOnLive CEO and head Steve Perlman is exiting the cloud streaming company, according to a press release, just days after he was reaffirmed as its leader. The company's former operations head Charlie Jablonski is taking over as chief operating officer and will act as interim chief executive officer,...

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Microsoft hosting mixer for former OnLive employees

Microsoft will be throwing an industry mixer for the 50-ish percent of OnLive workers affected by the streaming company's recent restructuring madness this Monday, August 27, at its campus in Silicon Valley. Hiring managers will be on site, scouting for Xbox-oriented positions at Microsoft's office...

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