Tag: Gaikai

Gaming News Wrap [2 Dec 2013]

Good morning. Oops. You’re quite correct. It’s not. The News Wrap is brought to you late today due to a zombie having to go back to school and due to the holidays in America, which means there was not a lot of news over the past few days. Hardware Unexpectedly, there were reported issues with PSN sign-ins following the launch…

Gaming News Wrap [12 Nov 2013]

Good morning. It’s the day of the week that really matters. Chewsday. No. Not getting old. Microsoft is not likely to offer a cloud-based backward compatibility option for the Xbox One. Xbox’s Albert Penello reckons “it’s really cool and really problematic, all at the same time,” but did say that Microsoft will be watching how Sony’s Gaikai service works. [More on Polygon]…

Gaming News Wrap [20 Sep 2013]

Good morning. Today’s Gaming News Wrap should actually be called Gaming Videos Wrap because there’s plenty of videos and very little news. It’s still the end of the week so that’s a win all around. Five (well, four in the US) titles have been confirmed as part of the PS3 to PS4 upgrade offer. In North America, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black…

Gaming News Wrap [3 Sep 2013]

Good morning and welcome to Chewsday. That will never get old. Gaikai – the PS4’s cloud-streaming solution to backward compatibility – should be available in “early-ish” 2014 in North America, but Europe has no projected launch window due to issues with broadband in the region. Where does that leave South Africa then…? [More on Edge] Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida…

PS4 to go the Gaikai cloud technology route [Rumour]

Yes, more information coming from sources that almost everyone has in place somewhere in the world.  Except us.  People are too scared we’ll eat them or some nonsense. A Japanese news source (Nikkei to be exact and translated by Gematsu), Sony’s next-gen console will utilise the Gaikai cloud technology, which Sony purchased last year. The report goes on to say that the next PlaySation…

“Publishers Like PC, But They Love Console” Says Gaikai Boss

Speaking with Eurogamer, Gaikai head David Perry explained how beneficial it was to sell the cloud-gaming service to Sony, and more specifically to a console group. Perry explained that Gaikai’s service would have faced greater difficulties had it been destined to the PC. Gaikai would have to have taken source code and adapted it to play through the controller, as…

Sony to Explore Possibility of Gaikai Streaming Games Beyond Consoles

Sony is to explore the possibilities of streaming games with the recently purchased Gaikai ‘cloud-gaming service’ to Sony products beyond consoles. Sony manufacture a range of devices like the new handheld Vita which certainly looks to be another prime candidate for the service. Sony also produce TVs, Vaio laptops, tablets and smartphones which would and could all benefit from the…

Playstation 4 ‘Cloud Gaming Service’ All But Confirmed

It was heavily rumoured that Sony would be penning a deal with either Gaikai or OnLive cloud gaming services at E3. Sony did not confirm the news at E3 and Gaikai then denied the existence of a deal with Sony. Sony has now entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gaikai. “By combining Gaikai’s resources including its technological strength and engineering talent…