Current OnLive news is now being heard all around the world. Since this particular online gaming service is so unique and available around the globe, it has quickly become a huge topic. The launch of OnLive means that people who love high-end online gaming no longer have to spend a lot of money or wait patiently while games download. Instead, with a broadband internet connection and a special compression technology, OnLive can be played on the television or computer (PC and Macintosh) immediately upon logging on!
BBC News covered OnLive news in an article dated March 24, providing readers with information on the many qualities and benefits of using this service. Quoting the founder, Mr. Perlman as saying "This will open up creativity, allow for new experiences and new kinds of expression that have never been available before" sums up the innovative OnLive gaming service. With the newly developed video compression technology, streams of video through the internet are delivered fast and with great clarity.
Even GameSpot has been involved with OnLive news with a March 23 publication. GameSpot, known for its honest and unbiased information about online gaming went as far as saying that Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo need to look out. The traditional video game consoles used with other online gaming services will soon be obsolete. Because of the game console process, gaming online is limited to distance but with video streaming and data compression used by OnLive, players all over the world get the same quality service by using broadband internet.
Even The Guru of 3D is writing about OnLive news with a March 25 publication. In their article, they discuss the Game Developers Conference that was held in San Francisco where one particular company stood out - OnLive. The article went out to address the new gaming platform, instant delivery of high-end titles, and delivery through broadband internet to the computer or television. One particular comment that got people's attention was that OnLive could deliver full screen gaming action at a resolution as high as 1280x720x60 fps using only a five megabit per second connection, something never imagined before.
Another company that provided readers with OnLive news was TechTree out of India. With this Game on Demand service, people all over the world want to know more. TechTree reminded readers of the 720p high definition quality provided by OnLive, which took seven years of research and development to achieve. The article went on to say that thus far, third-party game publishers to include Warner Bros, interactive, Electronics Arts, Ubisoft, THQ, Epic Games, Take-Two, Codemasters, and Atari are all jumping on the bandwagon regarding OnLive games.
Since its launch only a month ago, OnLive news is everywhere. Companies around the world are excited and anxious to see the true scope of what this service can do. After all, while Steve Perlman has accomplished his initial dream with the launch of OnLive on-demand gaming, his vision is much broader with much more to come.