After months of rumors and speculation, OnLive’s gaming service launched last week and the era of cloud-based gaming begins.
There has been much debate around how cloud gaming can transform the traditional video game business, turning game players from buyers into renters and making video game consoles like the PlayStation and Xbox obsolete.
Much less has been discussed on the impact on casual games. Cloud gaming has the potential to revolutionize the casual games downloads business and to fix all that ails it. That is, if companies like OnLive realize that the real opportunity for cloud gaming is in casual games. Read more »