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It would seem that Google may be preparing what is called a massive multiplayer online role playing game, or MMORPG. Think World of Warcraft, or Call of Duty. If that sounds crazy to you, hold that thought. We explain in full detail just what’s going on, and how big it is.

OnLive a bargain at $4.8 million

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by on October 11, 2012 5:35 am
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The cloud gaming service OnLive was in a pretty bad way in the lead up to its acquisition. There were mounting debts heading for the $20 million mark and disappointed investors like HTC were not about to pour more money in. In the end OnLive took a bankruptcy alternative that allowed it to liquidate its assets. In effect there were mass lay-offs and the assets were sold to venture capitalist Gary Lauder for $4.8 million.

CiiNOW enters the cloud gaming scene on Android

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by on September 12, 2012 11:09 am
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Cloud gaming has been touted as the next big thing for a while now, but it’s yet to really take off. The two big players in this space were OnLive and Gaikai, but now a third company has entered the fray – CiiNow intends to bring the latest PC and console games to your tablet or smartphone and the platform will run on Android.

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It looks like the Spawn network won’t be released until the summer of 2013. In addition, Gamestop has also announced that the Spawn cloud gaming service will not make it to consoles, probably due to the unfeasible investment costs required to make that happen.