OnLive streaming gaming service: The future of gaming?

Posted in Set Top Boxes by Conner Flynn on March 24th, 2009

OnLive streaming gaming service: The future of gaming?If OnLive has anything to say about it, this could this be a console killer. Something that puts the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and the Nintendo Wii six feet under. OnLive handles all the heavy graphics rendering on its servers and what you get is lag-free gaming as a video stream. IF it works as advertised.

You would use either your broadband-connected PC or Mac, or you could hook up the set-top box to your home theater, which features Ethernet, HDMI and USB. According to OnLive, the box costs “less than a Wii.” OnLive will be launching later this year.

That’s when we will know for sure how it will affect the future of gaming. It has loads of potential.

[Kotaku]

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