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.
Open beta testing of Assault Squad Online
is now underway, offering the chance to check out this browser-based World War II strategy game (thanks Gamer's Hell
). Here's word:
Finally, the game reached open beta and is now available for everyone who is interested in trying out this new browser turned-based strategy game. We are eager to listen to your feedback and enhance the games usability, features and content.
As this is a serious beta with many new features to be added to the game in the near future, we'd ask you kindly to report any issues you may experience in our forum and of course please share your wishes and feedback with us!
Preseason football action tonight, which I'm looking forward to. And I love the hype: All week long the NFL network has been promoting this as "Tim Tebow and the Jets" taking on the Giants. Get your peanuts... the circus is coming to town!