OnLive lets you play IGF nominees for free

OnLive lets you play IGF nominees for free

Feb 28, 2012

OnLive, the cloud gaming giant and sponsor of the upcoming 14th Independent Games Festival (IGF) is bringing a taste of the event into US and UK gamers’ homes with a two-week Indie Showcase. Starting now and running until March 11, the Indie Showcase allows gamers to try a free 30-minute trial of a selection of games nominated for IGF awards and honourable...

OnLive: review

OnLive: review

Feb 22, 2012

Cloud gaming is a new technology that delivers games direct to you over your broadband connection without the need for an expensive console. As soon as you fire up OnLive you can hop straight into a game without the need to spend hours downloading software, as the game is streamed directly to your PC, tablet computer or smartphone. Critical Gamer got some...

WIN! OnLive PlayPack access for one month (UK only)

WIN! OnLive PlayPack access for one month (UK only)

Feb 8, 2012

Have you tried games streaming service OnLive yet? If not, why not? Head over here to see what our initial impressions were of it at the Eurogamer Expo launch. The app itself is quick and easy to install, and entirely free; and it will work on almost any PC or Mac. Best of all, almost every game in the catalogue has a free half hour trial. Still need a good...

Up close and personal with OnLive

Up close and personal with OnLive

Oct 1, 2011

Most of you probably have a good idea of what OnLive is. For those of you who don’t; this is cloud gaming. The games you play aren’t stored on discs, nor are they installed on your hard drive. They are hosted by – and streamed to your device from – OnLive. This is done either via an undemanding (and free) download from the website for PC, Mac...