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OnLive Layoffs Follow-up

Joystiq has a rundown of what went down during a final meeting with the staff of OnLive before they were all fired, clarifying the report that the entire staff was being let go as part of some sort of reorganization. The company has undergone an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors, or ABC (a form of bankruptcy), and will continue under the ownership of a venture capitalist. Word is only "the essential" portion of the company's 150-200 staff will be rehired going forward as the new owner attempts to bring the cloud gaming service into profitability.

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27. Re: OnLive Layoffs Follow-up Aug 18, 2012, 22:22 jimnms
 
Prez wrote on Aug 18, 2012, 14:27:
OnLive's failure is not a surprise (it's a product without any market whatsoever); however I am interested to know if it even worked reasonably well? I could never be bothered to try it, being a product I have zero I interest in or use for, but I do find the technology ( low latency realtime streaming) pretty interesting. I've heard conflicting reports.

They had a promotion a while back where your first game was free when you signed up. I did that and got Homefront because I was only interested in the single player part. The latency wasn't too bad, but it was enough that I never finished the game. I did like that you could play any game free for an hour and watch others play. I used that to try some games out or watch other people play to see if it was worth buying, but I wouldn't buy a game on their service.
 
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