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Monday, April 27, 2009

Best Buy Sale UPDATE #2: GTA- Chinatown Wars Deal Extended Until Sunday!!!

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The Deal of the Year just got better! Best Buy is offering Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars for a mere $20! Not only are the offering this years best portable game at a great price, but the deal has now been extended to this Sunday! Hurry to your local Best Buy store. Supplies will not last at this price.

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GameStop: $100 Off PS3 with PS2 Trade In + 3 Games!

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This image was taken by an intrepid GameStop employee. GameStop is offering $100 in store credit towards the purchase of a PS3 when you trade in your old PS2 along with 3 games. The offer is good until May 31st. If you ask me, this is an amazing deal. There is only one catch. The games you trade in must be worth at least $2 a piece. So old sports titles and budget games may not qualify. See your local store for additional details.

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In a strange turn of events a familiar voice from the FOX News Channel has appeared in the game Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV). One of the Network's most recognized announcers is featured in this faux political attack ad. Oddly ironic considering the nature of FOX News.

 

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Aeria Games Announces Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu
Closed Beta Signups Already Underway

Santa Clara, Calif. - (April 27, 2009) - Aeria Games is pleased to announce that they will be launching the latest addition to their portal, Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu at the end of April 2009.

Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu is a mixture of community, capitalism, and politics all rolled into this truly unique Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG). Unlike a traditional MMO, there are no set classes to choose from when players create their characters.  Instead there are numerous skills that a player can specialize in as they progress through the game, giving them a highly customized and unique character.

Unlike many other MMORPGs, in Luminary players have power and influence over each town's economy. Players are encouraged to develop a craft in order to supply the town's demands for various goods, including weapons, armors, foods, medications, ironware, and tools. Furthermore, Luminary offers real-time trading of stocks, real estate and other commodities.

If a player has a more political aspiration they can work towards gaining power, possibly even gaining the position of "GoonZu" the leader of world of Luminary. The "GoonZu" is elected into power by their peers and have the responsibility of regulating the in game world.  Whether it be setting taxes, creating laws or electing new officials the GoonZu is responsible for ensuring the world is running smoothly and efficiently.

Luminary: Rise of the GoonZu promises to offer an enjoyable and unique gaming experience to go along with the reputation of high quality service and support of Aeria Games. The much anticipated new game will join the ranks of successful free-to-play MMOs at Aeria, including Shaiya, Last Chaos, Dream of Mirror Online, Hello Kitty Online and Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine Online.

Players are encouraged to find out more and sign up for closed beta at the Luminary website: 
http://luminary.aeriagames.com/

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Nintendo DS Lite Knock-Offs Being Sold At Wal-Mart....In The Clothing Department? 

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On a late night excursion to my favorite 24 hour Wal-Mart I came across this unique little item. For about $9 you get a child sized T-Shirt and this imitation Nintendo DS Lite. There were many different colored systems to chose from. Each having its own unique game. They are basically your standard LCD game. And surprisingly, the overall quality of the system is fairly good. Although the games themselves are nothing to write home about.

I was going to give the T-Shirt to GoodWill or the Salvation Army. However I started feeling a bit uneasy. The T-Shirt is for a very small child and it says "Predator" on the bottom. I thought to myself sarcastically; "what parent wouldn't want their kid to be known as a little predator?" On that disturbing thought I decided to use the shirt as a dust cloth instead.


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New Sony Catalog Dispells Price Drop Rumors?

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This recently leaked flier shows Sony's take on their current pricing structure. Its clear the company intends to stick with their current PS3 price point..at least for now. The flier compares the value of a $399 PlayStation 3 console versus consoles offered by other companies. Although the flier makes a strong argument, it may not be enough to quell the constant stream of PS3 price drop rumors.

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Stop Schwarzenegger Now!

Write the Governor

Write the Governor

URGENT ACTION REQUIRED: Write Gov. Schwarzenegger and Stop His Appeal to Supreme Court on Anti-Video Game Law

He's Back and Despite Two Courts Terminating His Law, He is Considering Going to the Supreme Court.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering filing an appeal to the Supreme Court to bring California's Anti-Video Game Bill, AB1179, back from the dead. This is despite the fact that a Federal District Court and a Federal Circuit Court declared this law unconstitutional due to 1st amendment violations.

Terminate His Appeal - Write the Governor Now

Your help right now is critical.

If you and other Californians speak up on behalf of video games, we can help bring this hypocritical legislative assault on video games to an end. The LA Times criticized the Governor in an editorial arguing, "Having made a career off fantasy violence, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is an odd advocate for the regulation of violent video games. After all, his face (and, sometimes, his voice) helps to sell a number of electronic kill-fests."

To date, federal courts have already required the Governor to pay almost $400,000 in taxpayer dollars to the ESA to cover its legal fees for contesting this video game law. He should remain focused on the real problems facing the state, instead of wasting much needed money, his valuable time, and limited state resources on this unnecessary fight.

As gamers, parents, voters and taxpayers, we need to stop him.

Write the Governor - Because Our Games Deserve the Same 1st Amendment Protections As His Movies

Write a letter in your own words, and tell Governor Schwarzenegger that California does not need to do the work of the ESRB. Instead, he should focus on educating parents about parental controls and the ESRB - and leave video games alone!

Thank you,
The Video Game Voters Network
http://www.videogamevoters.org

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SHOW US YOUR COLLECTION VOL 1: The Sonic MEGA Collection

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This weeks collection comes from an Anonymous Sender. The image depicts the largest and most complete Sonic The Hedgehog Collection we have ever seen! Every title from Sonic's prestigious 20 year history! This is one collectiont that would make any hardcore Sega fan proud!

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Friday, April 24, 2009

LAST CHANCE: GameStop 10% Off Coupon Ends 5/2
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This coupon entitles the bearer to an extra 10% off on GameStop's already fantastic Game Days sale prices! Just print this coupon and bring it to your local GameStop.

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CULT CLASSICS: FEEL THE MAGIC XX/XY & THE RUB RABBITS 

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The Origins:

Feel the Magic: XY/XX, known in Japan as Kimi no Tame nara Shineru ("I would Die For You") and in Europe and Australia as Project Rub, is a minigame video game compilation developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It was first released in North America, and was later released in Japan, Australia, and Europe.

Feel the Magic: XY/XX was originally announced at E3 2004 under its code name, Project Rub. Then-executive managing director Yuji Naka said the title would place "an emphasis on controls using a Touch Screen, which will allow us to achieved the concept of 'rubbing,' a unique and fun gameplay mechanic made possible by the DS. We will investigate a wide-range of gaming elements unique to DS, so look forward to future SEGA titles." Game details and previews came much later, in October.

FTM the attempts of a young male protagonist to impress a young woman, aided by a group of people known as the "Rub Rabbits" into completing a series of minigames related to the plot. These minigames are all controlled by the touch screen and microphone, and often involve tapping, scribbling, and blowing into the microphone. On February 2, 2006, the game won the "Best Concept" award at the 2006 Imagina Games Awards. The game has been dubbed as one of the top ten weirdest of all time.


The Game:


Feel the Magic: XY/XX is played solely with the stylus and microphone, and features a voice recognition system through both speaking and breathing. It is composed of several minigames that are loosely linked, as the player tries to impress the girl.There are three main modes of play. Story mode is the main mode which contains the minigames in each chapter with three levels

of difficulty, 'Normal', 'Hard', and 'Hell'. Memories is a gameplay mode where one can play any of the previous minigames previously beaten. Stars can be collected in Memories, that can unlock certain pieces of clothing. The third mode, Maniac, is where one is able to take all the articles of clothing earned during the game to dress up the girl.


There are other features in the game. It can be played in English or Japanese, allowing it to be import friendly. 'Hidden Rabbits' can be collected in the cutscenes through Story mode, and after collecting enough, clothing can be unlocked. There are 60 Hidden Rabbits. After completing the game, the Sound Test is unlocked, where the sound effects and music can be listened to. Feel the Magic: XY/XX has automatic saves.

The Sequel:

A followup titled Where do Babies Come From? (Akachan wa Dokokara Kuruno? ?) was released on October 20, 2005 in Japan. The North American (and European) version was titled The Rub Rabbits! and released in February 2006 (February the 10th in Europe). It does not star the protagonist of this game; rather, the game focuses on the Rub Rabbit leader as the main protagonist, with the story taking place before he forms the Rub Rabbits.


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Stop Rep. Joe Baca's Bill
Before it Gains Traction

Rep. Joe Baca of California

Tell Your Representative - Don't Sponsor Rep. Baca's
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URGENT: Stop Your Representative From Sponsoring Federal Bill to Mislabel Video Games

As you read this, your Congressperson may be considering co-sponsoring the newest regulatory assault on video games - Rep. Joe Baca's (D-CA) bill H.R. 231 "The Video Game Health Labeling Act."  Baca's bill mandates that video games rated Teen or higher receive the following warning label:

"WARNING: Excessive exposure to violent video games and other violent media has been linked to aggressive behavior."


Baca's bill is misguided, unnecessary, and simply unconstitutional. In a letter seeking co-sponsors of this bill, Rep. Baca points to research claiming a causal link between video games and aggressive behavior, even though this very same research was rejected as faulty by a majority of federal and state courts.

Let's fight back, and stop this political bullying of video games. Check out the bill, and send a letter to warn your representative now. Don't wait for the courts to put an end to it - let's stop this bill before it starts.

Tell Your Congressperson - "Do Not Sponsor Baca's Bill"

The Reasons Why Your Congressperson Shouldn't Sponsor H.R. 231:

  • No Causal Link Between Real - Life Violence and Video Games - Rep. Baca is promoting a link between video games and real-life violence that is based on disputed research which was rejected by many federal and state courts as flawed, speculative, and unreliable.
  • It is Unconstitutional - Since 2001, there have been twelve decisions finding that video game regulation statutes were unconstitutional. Video games are entitled to equal treatment. For instance, the government can't force labels on the video game "The Godfather," while "The Godfather" movie is unregulated. Also, courts have found it is unconstitutional for the government to adopt the ESRB system.
  • It Misleads by Mislabeling - This bill would mislabel some games rated Teen or higher as violent when they contain no violent content. Under this bill, music-based games would be mischaracterized as violent even though they are rated T for potential objectionable lyrics for younger ages.
  • It is Unnecessary - Self-regulation is already overwhelmingly effective. The Federal Trade Commission's study showed 87% of parents are aware of the ESRB ratings and are "very" or "somewhat" satisfied with the ratings system. The National Institute on Media and Family (NIMF) gave the ESRB an "A" for its ratings and education efforts in its annual report card last year.
  • Violence is Down, While Use of Video Games is Up - Violent crime, particularly among the young, has decreased dramatically since the early 1990s. During the same period of time, video games have steadily increased in popularity and use, exactly the opposite of what one would expect if there was a causal link.

Help Stop this Bill and Write Your Representative

Unless you take a few minutes and send a letter now, video games will continue to be an easy political punching bag. You can make a difference just like the hundreds of VGVN members in Utah, who wrote their governor last month, resulting in the governor's vetoing of an anti-video game.


Thanks for your help,
Video Game Voters Network
http://www.videogamevoters.org


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Best Buy Sale UPDATE: Grand Theft Auto - Chinatown Wars only $20!!

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In what has to be the deal of the century Best Buy will be offering one of the hottest games this generation for only $20!!!  That's right, get GTA: Chinatown Wars for the Nintendo DS for a mere $20. This sale is one day only. Get their early because I guarantee supplies will not last long!

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HUGE $10 Game Sale at Best Buy - SUNDAY ONLY 4/26


In what has to be their biggest sale of the season, Best Buy is having a major blow out sale this Sunday. Here you will find a complete list of all the games currently on sale. There are major titles available for every Console and Portable. Be sure to get to your local Best Buy nice and early, these deals wont last through the day.

Wii:
Battle of the Bands
Naked Brothers Band W/MIC
Petz: Crazy Monkey
Popstar Guitar
Rubiks World
Samba De Amigo
Tales of Desperaux
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Nintendo DS:
Cheetah Girls: Passport
Disney: Cory in the House
Energy Dance Squad
Engergy Gym rockets
Igor
Imagine Ballet Star
Imagine Movie Star
Imagine Rock Star
Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon
My Fashion Studio
Naked Bros Band
Neopets
Ninja Gaiden: DS
Ninja Reflex
Petz Rescue Endangered
Prince of Persia
Quantum of Solace
Rock Revolution
Tales of Desperaux
Tecmo Bowl
Ultimate Band
WWE 2009 Smack

360:
007 Quantum of Solace
Alone in the Dark
Blitz 2
Bolt
Bourne Conspiracy
C&C 3: Kanes Wrath
C&C: Red Alert 3
Clive Barkers Jericho
Condemned 2
Devil May Cry 4
Enemy Territory Quake Wars
Fracture
Golden Compass
Hellboy
Infinite Undiscovery
NBA Ballers Chosen One
NFL Head Coach 09
NFL Tour
NHL 2k9
Operation Darkness
Pure
Ratatouie
Rock Revolution
Silent Hill: Homecoming
Solder of Fortune 3
Soul Calibur 4
Spiderwick Chronicles
TNA Impact
Too Human
Turning Point
Turok
Universe at War
Unreal Tournament 3
Wall-E
Warhammer Battle March
WWE 2008

PS2:
Bolt
Dancing with the Stars
Disney's High School Muiscal
Disney Sing It w/ Microphones
High School Musical 3
Monster Lab
Naked Brothers Band w/microphone
Shrek's Carnival Craze
Singstar Country Bundle
The Golden Compass
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Think Fast with controllers

PS3:
007: Quantum of Solace
Blitz 2
Bolt
Bourne Conspiracy
Cliver Barker's Jericho
Disney Sing It w/Mic
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
Ferrari Challenge
Fracture
Guitar Hero 3
Guitar Hero Aerosmith
Hail to the Chimp
Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions
MLB 08: The Show
NBA Ballers Chosen One
NFL Head Coach
NFL Tour
Overlord: Raising Hell
Pure
Rock Band
Rock Revolution
Singstar ABBA
Singstar Vol 2
Soul Calibur 4
TNA Impact

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

New Zeebo Console Ready To Conquer Untapped Foreign Markets

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In emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China (otherwise known as BRIC), a new population of consumers is growing at an explosive rate. Within the next decade, over 800 million people will join the middle class.

Meet Zeebo™, the entertainment platform that brings the fun and excitement of interactive 3D gaming and education to tomorrow’s consumers. Using technologies such as wireless game delivery, Zeebo fundamentally alters the economics of interactive entertainment in the developing world, opening a vast new opportunity for users and content providers. 

Introducing the Zeebo™ Console: Zeebo has reinvented the game console for a new wave of global consumers. The Zeebo Console smashes the barriers that have held interactive entertainment back in emerging markets around the world.
 
Breakthrough affordability: Zeebo hardware is based on Qualcomm’s BREW platform and MSM chipset, leveraging high-volume cellphone economics to create the world’s most affordable console. In addition, Zeebo users can buy the top game titles, localized in their language, for a fraction of the traditional retail price. And the Zeebo Console consumes only 1 watt of power--20 to 100 times less than other consoles--saving substantial energy costs (and enabling users to buy 2-3 more titles per year). The result: the first interactive entertainment and education platform matched the current realities of emerging markets and tightening economies.
 
Radical simplicity: Plug it into a TV and play, right out of the box. The Zeebo Console’s elegant simplicity and unique, self-explanatory user interface make electronic gaming quicker and easier than ever before.
 
Wireless convenience: The Zeebo Console connects automatically to the ZeeboNet™ Wireless Network, enabling users to buy and download new games. Users can shop securely and buy localized versions of top content without leaving their couches. There’s no more need to buy risky, no-warranty grey-market titles. And content providers can deliver their products without the threat of piracy.
 
Great experience: Zeebo brings 3D graphics and great gameplay to hundreds of millions of consumers hungry for affordable interactive entertainment and education. While harnessing the many benefits of BREW wireless gaming, it combines these with a true home console experience, including 640 x 480 screen resolution, a full-featured game controller, multiplayer capability and expansion ports for additional options.
 

The Zeebo Entertainment Platform™ is currently shipping in limited quantities in Brazil, to be followed by broader rollouts in Latin America, Asia and beyond.

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Cult Classics: Metal Wolf Chaos

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Metal Wolf Chaos is a third-person shooter video game for the Microsoft Xbox. It was released only in Japan. The game was developed by From Software, who are responsible for Chromehounds and the Armored Core series of mecha games.

Unlike most games that are released exclusive to Japan, Metal Wolf Chaos has full English voice acting.

The game revolves around a fictitious President of the United States named Michael Wilson. Using a suit of powered armor named Metal Wolf, he battles forces who have taken over his country in a coup d'état, including his arch nemesis, Vice President Richard Hawk.

Michael Wilson is the President of The United States, a relative of Woodrow Wilson, is used as a parallel to the real life presidency of George W. Bush. Vice President Richard Hawk (a play on the term War Hawk, and possibly a parody of Dick Cheney's influence) decides to usurp Wilson's presidency, shifts the armed forces' loyalty to him and attacks Wilson with their support.

However, Wilson escapes from the White House in his powered armor, and after reaching Air Force One flies to the west coast of the United States. He then starts to take America back by liberating cities and outposts going from west to east.

When Wilson returns to the White House, Hawk isn't there. Wilson discovers that he's in Las Vegas and goes there to fight his usurper, but he escapes in a rocket and goes to a space station. Wilson and Hawk battle in space, with the President ultimately saving the United States of America from nuclear destruction and destroying his enemy.

Despite not receiving a Western release, Metal Wolf Chaos gained cult status after a series of YouTube videos depicting the game's cheesy voice acting and nonsensical plot were released.

1UP.com named it one of the "most insanely patriotic video games ever", and thought that the premise was "perfect for a mech game and dinnertime conversation". Michael Wilson is ranked first in Electronic Gaming Monthly’s list of the top ten video game politicians.

In Japan, "Used Games" magazine (now extinct) wrote a rave review about the game's over the top plot and depictions, giving it the title of "Natural Born Dumb Game".

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DYNASTY WARRIORS®: STRIKEFORCE ACHIEVES GOLD STATUS

DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system introduces the newest and most revolutionary combat system to the franchise.
 

Burlingame, CA - April 20, 2009 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system has achieved "gold" status. The highly-anticipated action game will be available at retailers beginning the week of April 28, 2009.

DYNASTY WARRIORS: Strikeforce delivers the newest and most revolutionary combat system to the franchise, with never-before-seen aerial fighting techniques, the ability to wield secondary weapons, and most of all the incredible "Fury" that transforms each fighter into a supernatural warrior.

Gamers can get a sneak peak at all of the furious action by downloading a free demo and trailer today, from PlayStation®Network.

Consumers who don't want to miss out on this year's hottest multi-player experience can pre-order the game today at: Amazon.com, Game Crazy, GameFly, and GameStop.

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VIDEO GAMES LIVE RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES DURING E3!

Performance to Take Place at the Historic Greek Theatre on June 4th, 2009

Special Pre-Sale Tickets Available


LOS ANGELES, CA - April 13, 2009 - Video Games Live is proud to announce its return to Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, June 4th at 8:00pm, Video Games Live will be performing under the stars at the historic Greek Theatre in Los Angeles as the closing ceremony of E3 (Electronic Entertainment Exposition).  A lot of new material has been incorporated into the 2009 show and partnered with the E3 convention, there will be a variety of very special guests from Japan and Europe in town for this performance.

Video Games Live will be performing an unprecedented 70+ shows around the world in 2009 which include U.S. dates with the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap (July 10th), the San Diego Symphony during Comic Con (July 23rd) and many others across North America.  Other performances internationally include Japan, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Brazil, Mexico, and all across Canada and Europe.  The current list of locations and dates can be found here:  http://www.videogameslive.com/index.php?s=dates

If there is a particular city or country you would like to see listed, please send an e-mail to: info@videogameslive.com


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OnLive Revolutionizes Video Games:
State-of-the-Art Games Play Over the Internet without High-End Hardware

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OnLive™ Game Service Delivers the Hottest Titles from Top-Tier Publishers


San Francisco, CA - March 24, 2009, 7:16PM - OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of the on demand era of video games, today emerged from seven years of stealth development within the Rearden incubator to unveil The OnLive Game Service and OnLive MicroConsole™ at the 2009 Game Developers Conference. OnLive is a revolutionary, on demand video game platform delivering the latest and most advanced games instantly, on any TV via a sleek, inexpensive MicroConsole, or on almost any PC or Mac. OnLive is supported by many of the top names in the video games industry including Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive Software, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, THQ Inc., Epic Games, Eidos, Atari Interactive and Codemasters.
Instant, High-performance Gameplay

“OnLive is the most powerful game system in the world. No high-end hardware, no upgrades, no endless downloads, no discs, no recalls, no obsolescence,” said Steve Perlman, Founder and CEO of OnLive. “With OnLive, your video game experience is always state-of-the-art.”

Designed for gamers of all skills and ages, the OnLive Game Service is easy to use. The elegantly designed OnLive MicroConsole—about as small as a deck of cards—easily connects any TV and home broadband connection to the OnLive Game Service and is operated by an OnLive wireless controller. Gamers can enjoy the same experience on almost any Internet-connected PC or Mac via a small browser plug-in from OnLive.com—even entry-level computers will play the highest performance games. Whether on TV, PC or Mac, OnLive provides instant access to the most advanced games in the world, solo and multiplayer.

“OnLive combines the successful components of video games, online distribution and social networking into one affordable, flexible platform that offers a new way for game fans to access and enjoy content,” said Mike McGarvey, COO of OnLive. “By substantially lowering the barriers between content and consumers, OnLive has created an environment that is highly beneficial for every facet of the video game ecosystem. With OnLive, gamers can play what they want, when they want, how they want. That level of freedom has never been possible until now.”

Vibrant Community on a Massive Scale

The OnLive Game Service supports a live community of unprecedented scale. A revolutionary user interface allows video game fans to watch thousands of live games in action, join in at any point, share their exploits with friends through social networking tools, or make Brag Clips™ that showcase their skills. With OnLive, gamers have immediate access to demos and can instantly try, buy and play top-tier games, whether playing solo or with friends.

Benefitting the Game Ecosystem

“With OnLive we’ve cleared the last remaining hurdle for the video games industry: effective online distribution,” said Steve Perlman, Founder and CEO of OnLive. “By putting the value back into the games themselves and removing the reliance on expensive, short-lived hardware, we are dramatically shifting the economics of the industry. Delivering games instantly to the digital living room is the promise game fans have been waiting for and OnLive makes that promise a reality that’s affordable, flexible and focused on their individual needs.”

OnLive offers significant benefits to publishers and developers. It costs far less to develop a game for OnLive, and the economics are far more efficient than retail or download distribution models. It typically only takes a few weeks to extend an existing version of a game to work on the OnLive service, so there is little cost incurred by developers and publishers to support the OnLive platform.

Through a partnership with Epic Games, an industry leading developer of triple-A games and cross-platform game engine technology, the award-winning Unreal® Engine 3 is compatible with the OnLive platform. Games leveraging the cutting-edge technology and versatility of the Unreal Engine will easily run on the OnLive service.

Play Top Games from Top Names

OnLive will be showing 16 great titles playable during the 2009 Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco at the OnLive Booth, North Hall #5128.

Coming Soon...

The OnLive Game Service will be offered through a monthly subscription in Winter 2009. OnLive will be available in a variety of different pricing packages and tiers, competitively priced to retail.

About OnLive:

OnLive is the pioneer of on demand game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. Today, OnLive is developing solutions and services specifically for the video games industry, with the world’s first video game on demand platform, the OnLive Game Service, launching later this year. With groundbreaking, patent-pending video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, high-end games titles directly to TVs via a sleek, inexpensive MicroConsole, or on PCs and Macs. Founded by noted technology entrepreneur Steve Perlman (WebTV, QuickTime), and spun out of Rearden, the media and technology incubator behind MOVA, Ice Blink Studios and Moxi, OnLive spent seven years in stealth development before officially launching in March 2009. OnLive technology is backed by over 100 patents and patents pending. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. OnLive investors include Warner Bros., Autodesk and Maverick Capital. MOVA is a wholly owned subsidiary of OnLive. More information is available at www.OnLive.com.

OnLive, Brag Clips, MicroConsole, MOVA, and Contour are trademarks or registered trademarks of OnLive, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used by permission.


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