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IndustryGamers - OnLive is 'Doomed,' says Alex St. John.
Take the much anticipated launch of OnLive for example. Itís a great sounding idea Ė streaming games that require no installation, can be played anywhere, and are stored in the cloud with support for spectating! Sounds great; itís too bad that itís doomed. Is anybody out there aware that Valve is doing a 9-figure downloadable gaming business for premium titles already? Although Valve is so wildly profitable that they have little need to hype the company to investors, I suspect that Gabe Newell is smiling to himself and thinking the same thing I am. This is going to be a fun show. Does anybody remember how many failed companies there are who have had the same idea and perfectly workable technology solutions for delivering premium games over the Internet?

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23. Re: Op Ed Apr 12, 2010, 08:29 jm0ris0n
 
Has anyone here ever used remote desktop across the net? Now add in 3d graphics and games requiring (or possibly not) less than a 100 msec response time ... yeah, this is going to work out well.  
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