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Sonic Adventure, La-Mulana feature in Japanese TV streaming service

Japanese cable company KDDI is set to roll out an Android app-based cloud service that will stream games from Sega, Konami, and other publishers to J:Com and JCN subscribers, Engadget reports. The Ubitus-developed GameNow service, which is compatible with an upcoming lineup of Toshiba Smart TVs...

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Report: Razer unveils cloud save support for PC games

Gaming peripheral maker Razer has added a new feature to its GameBooster software suite that allows users to store their PC game saves in the cloud, according to IGN. While still in beta, Razer's Save Game Manager supports "over 2,000 existing PC titles," while also allowing players to manually...

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Microsoft adds achievements to renamed Xbox cloud service OneDrive

Microsoft has officially changed the name of its cloud service SkyDrive to "OneDrive." The Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, Android and Xbox One-compatible service will also receive a monthly payment plan option in addition to a new referral program that offers up to 15 GB of additional space when...

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Rumor: PS1 and PS2 emulation coming to PS4, won't use cloud streaming

PlayStation and PS2 backward compatibility may soon be coming to the PlayStation 4, a source close to Sony told Eurogamer this week. Notably, the source stated that backward-compatible PSOne and PS2 games would be stored locally on PlayStation 4 consoles and recreated via emulation. The claim...

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Amazon 'AppStream' service allows devs to stream games from the cloud

Amazon announced the upcoming introduction of AppStream, a service that delivers high-performance games and other applications via Amazon Web Services cloud streaming. Essentially offering developers the ability to "build complex applications that run from simple devices," AppStream aids in...

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Cerny on cloud gaming: Some genres perform better than others

PlayStation 4 lead architect Mark Cerny addressed the console's Gaikai-powered cloud gaming capabilities in a recent interview with IGN, explaining that certain genres may be more conducive to streamed gameplay than others due to latency. "It is just a part of that cloud gaming technology that...

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View your photos and videos at Xbox One's launch using SkyDrive app

Microsoft announced that the SkyDrive app will launch with the Xbox One on November 22. SkyDrive, which was added to the Xbox 360 in December 2012, allows players to view and share personal photos and videos on the home console. The cloud-based service will work with the Xbox One's snap...

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Streaming Xbox 360 games on Xbox One 'problematic' right now

Back in September, at a Microsoft company meeting, cloud-based games streaming was demonstrated using a copy of Halo 4, which was seen running on a PC and a Windows Phone with attached Xbox 360 controller. Albert Penello, lead planner on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Kinect, said the technology is...

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New GTA Online title update protects data from cloud outages

A new title update on PS3 and Xbox 360 is available for GTA Online. The update – which addresses cloud synchronization issues where players would lose progress, cash, online vehicles and their mods when cloud uploads failed – will trigger the next time you boot up Grand Theft Auto 5. ...

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Microsoft: Cloud turns any Xbox One in the world into your Xbox

Most of the information in this promotional Xbox One video is common knowledge, but a few interesting tidbits can still be gleaned. Albert Penello, lead planner for Xbox, reveals that using your profile on another Xbox One not only gives you access to your purchases, but also your own customized...

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