Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Aliens Vs Predator Added To OnLive Catalogue

Rebellion’s Jason Kingsley has revealed Aliens Vs Predator will be available via OnLive, meaning Sega is most likely onboard along existing publishers, EA, Take-Two and Ubisoft who have already pledged allegiance to the Cloud platform. Kingsley commented:
“I think there are quite a lot of walled gardens that have grown up in the industry, and people like Sony and Microsoft are very used to controlling a certain sector of the market – and have been very successful in doing that."

“I definitely think there’s an opportunity there, and different people are trying different things around concepts like cloud computing. We’re working on something with OnLive at the moment, which enables you to play one of our games, Aliens vs Predator – but you don’t actually have to own a copy of the game, you can play it remotely."

“Now there are some very interesting issues there – I don’t know how that’s going to scale, for example, and we’re looking at the technology right now. But everybody’s got a TV in their living room… so you’ve got a massive market there potentially”.
Sega hasn't yet commented if its involved with OnLive.

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