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Rumor: Maxis insider claims SimCity servers not essential

Though EA's official stance on SimCity's persistent Internet connection has been that it's absolutely required for the core game to function, a report from Rock, Paper, Shotgun claims that is not the case. An inside source who asked to remain anonymous told RPS the online servers are "not handling...

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Xbox Live cloud services down

There may be a few clouds hanging over your Xbox Live experience today. Microsoft reports that users are experiencing troubles accessing cloud saves and other remotely stored information on Windows 7 and Xbox 360. We've also received reports of trouble with the Halo 4 servers. The (crackpot) theory...

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Sony registers 'PlayStation Cloud' domains

Trademark and domain sleuth Superannuation has dug up several domains that allude to a PlayStation Cloud product. Sony's Gaikai service has registered domains for sites such as PlayStation-Cloud.com, PlayStation-Cloud.org, and PS-Cloud.net. In early 2009, Sony registered a trademark for PS Cloud....

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Nvidia Grid server pumps power into cloud gaming, six partners already lined up

Nvidia unveiled "Grid" at this year's CES, a powerful server built for cloud computing across PCs, smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs. As Engadget reports, Grid is catching the attention of cloud gaming companies, with Agawi, Cyber Cloud, G-cluster, Playcast, and Ubitus already signed up to use...

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Gaikai sued over alleged patent infringement

A Delaware company called T5 Labs has filed suit against cloud-gaming service Gaikai for alleged patent infringement, putting the technology that underpins Gaikai's fancy cloud-computing/game-streaming wizardry under the legal microscope. Specifically, T5 Labs claims that by "providing a system and...

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PlayStation Plus cloud storage increase coming with PS3 update 4.25

About a month ago at Gamescom, Sony announced its PlayStation Plus service would arrive on the PS Vita and that the storage limit for the cloud would be increased. While we're still waiting on a date for PS Plus on PS Vita, the PlayStation Blog says the cloud storage expansion is coming with the...

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OnLive on rumors of closure: 'of course not' [update]

InXile Entertainment's Brian Fargo tweeted this morning that he heard from someone inside Onlive that it was closing down, and has now posted that everyone on staff has lost their jobs, and that "a new company will be formed" soon after. A Mashable report from an anonymous source alleges the same....

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GameStop's cloud streaming service shifts to PC, tablets and internet TVs only

GameStop has been talking about its plans to stream games since acquiring Spawn Labs and Impulse back in early 2011, and next summer the new service will launch. But it won't be available on consoles as originally thought. "Based on consumer feedback, our success in selling mobile devices, and the...

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Gaikai hits Samsung 7000 series TVs in beta, despite Sony acquisition

Streaming games service Gaikai and Samsung are still in business, regardless of Sony's recent purchase of Gaikai to establish a "new cloud service." Gaikai's cloud gaming beta is live today with a firmware update on 2012 Samsung LED 7000 series and higher SmartTV systems. Early investors in these...

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Sony's House: Gaikai expansion to other Sony platforms 'absolutely' possible

Assuming it successfully clears all of the regulatory hurdles that govern these types of deals, Sony's $380 million acquisition of Gaikai (and the mysterious cloud gaming service borne from said purchase) may eventually benefit the electronics megalith's non-dedicated-yet-gaming-capable devices...

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