Originally Posted by jason2130
am i understanding it wrong? they make it sound like its some new concept but isnt it just Gametap (9.99 for unlimited access to a huge game library of PC, nintendo, sega, aracde, etc etc games on your PC) with better technology? i loved until the big update to try and use the browser to play games and everything went to crap for awhile, never went back to see if its been fixed
Well, it's not really like Gametap, because Gametap is only through your PC, and honestly when I used Gametap it wasn't all that great. This is set to launch on computers, but they are bringing it to TV sets as well.
What makes this more exciting than Gametap is that OnLive apparently has some pretty big financial backers, such as AT&T and Time Warner. Thus, if it becomes a hit when they bring it to TV sets, they already have a big foothold in the industry by being able to easily access customers through their cable/internet providers. That, and if it truly is as high end as they claim, it really opens a realm of possibilities for how games are delivered to us in the future.
It it supposed to launch tomorrow, and the list of games that is on their website as of right now is...
Assassins Creed 2
Batman: Arkahm Asylum
Dragon Age: Orgins
Just Cause 2
Mass Effect 2
Prince of Persia
Splinter Cell: Conviction
Lego Harry Potter
That's a pretty solid list of new games. If they actually run as good as they claim, this could actually be very exciting.