What's our salvation? OnLive of course, for instant gratification. It takes care of all those hardware costs and compatibility woes for us.
"The lowest-capability server we have right now is many more times the capability of an Xbox 360," declared CEO Perlman, reports . They demoed OnLive with Burnout Paradise, Unreal Tournament III and Crysis in Las Vegas.
Right now OnLive is in closed beta for US residents. In case you've being living on a remote island... OnLive is a little device that hooks up to the Internet and your TV, streaming games directly to you from their servers so you can play without super PCs.
We all know that physical media sales are down, thanks to the rise of digital platforms like Steam, but there's a long way to go before everyone jumps on the Cloud-platform bandwagon. Internet speed infrastructure is the greatest hurdle to overcome.