Analysis: Gaikai Explained

Analysis: Gaikai Explained

JULY 20, 2010 • Since the March 2009 GDC announcement of the new OnLive service there has been a great deal of talk about what the potential is for high-performance cloud-based gaming services. At a high-end level a cloud-based service is designed to allow consumers to execute high-performance game applications with very low client-side performance requirements. In other words, a consumer can play a high-powered game without n.....

Free WiFi at Starbucks

JULY 1, 2010 • Following in the footsteps of McDonalds earlier this year, Starbucks made AT&T wireless access free in all of its locations. The coffee purveyor used to charge for wireless connections, but sees the move as a competitive advantage. While som.....
Past As Future At GOG.com

Past As Future At GOG.com

SEPT. 25, 2009 • In our ongoing coverage of the major players in digital distribution, DFC looks at the much more specialized Good Old Games (GOG.com) service based in Warsaw Poland.  GOG.com was launched in 2008 by games publisher CD Projekt. The latter is considered one of the largest publishers in Central and Eastern Europe and got its start back in 1994 publishing original titles, and later localizing best-selling PC Games from the West for Poland. .....