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Nintendo Takes a Cheap Shot at OnLive! (Are they AFRAID or JUSTIFIED)??!

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Reggie bringing up Crysis here has tempted me to rewrite what he said as:

For a game like Scrabble, the graphics it takes for all that game data isn’t much. By for a state-of-the-art shooter game like “Crysis,” which has a high ends graphic engine, you may as well be playing with an Intellivision to be like the Wii, he said. “We’re not worried. We know the Wii can't do it.”



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Vil3 said:
well playstation 4 is probably a bigger treat to Wii than OnLive...i mean...if Sony stay to there 10 years plan it will still be out before a working OnLIve

What PS4?  The PS3 is the future Now... Believe (CURSE YOU SONY FANBOYS.  YOU GOT ME DOING IT!), so expect the PS3 to be Sony's console, NOW AND FOREVER.  And you can thank Sony for providing it FREE to all PS3 owners.  Free online play and free games!  WOO!

 



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On the Epic Battle Cry Show they discussed the viability of Onlive and if it could become an alternative to game consoles... I think they nailed the main problems of such a system (starts at 14:40) :
http://www.gametrailers.com/player/47372.html



Actually, Crysis was used at GDC as a demo for Onlive's capabilities. There was apparently some lag, but Onlive is still in alpha stages so it should get much better later.



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OnLive isnt going to take off. Something like that WILL come in the future. OnLive is sad because its like a guinea pig. Its not gonna succeed but you're gonna find out some interesting stuff.



The reason Reggie isn't worried is that Onlive is the future. The not-so-near future I mean.

I've said this in a few threads, but here it goes again... So far I still haven't seen any reasonable explanation of how they'll deal with latency and jitter to provide a satisfactory experience to even people with good connections (without having local data centers everywhere). Even for those people, traffic caps will be a big problem.

Onlive will be, at best, a niche product for quite a while. That's if it doesn't fail before it can take off.

shio said:
Actually, Crysis was used at GDC as a demo for Onlive's capabilities. There was apparently some lag, but Onlive is still in alpha stages so it should get much better later.

They have been working on it for seven years. This tells me that they have done 90%+ (if not 99%+) of what they can do to reduce lag on their end.

The remaining part is Internet lag which they can't control.

 



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@Shio: Regardless of which way the system requirements are going, Steam is still the first in the line of fire if OnLive happens to take off.



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coolestguyever said:
he's probably right, but I do think its partly fear.

Wii will still kick ass no matter what but if onlive ever got popular, it would kill the consoles.

This will not kill the consoles unless it manages to capture the public's eye so completely that it kills off Nintendo.

Reggie isn't afraid of OnLive. He's right that in, at the moment, it's an untenable service.