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OnLive app released for tablets, smartphones

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Dec 2011 2:50 User comments (2)

OnLive app released for tablets, smartphones Streaming games service OnLive has set out to disrupt the mobile industry, introducing apps for Android tablets and smartphones.
The apps will let gamers play new PC and console games on their mobile devices, with the touchscreen or with a new OnLive controller. Because it is streamed, users do not need to have huge memory cards to fit the games.

A few of the touch-enabled games are Bastion, Darksiders, Dirt 3, LEGO Batman and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Chaos Rising.

To use the gaming service you need Android 2.3 or higher. The list OnLive provides says these devices are compatible: Acer Iconia Tab A500, ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, HTC Evo View, HTC Flyer, HTC Jetstream, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Sony Ericsson Tablet S, Toshiba Thrive, HTC EVO, HTC Nexus One, HTC Rezound 4G, HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XL, Motorola Droid 2, Motorola Droid X2, Motorola DROID BIONIC 4G, Motorola DROID RAZR 4G, Motorola Photon 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II 4G.

Most that have tested the service say gaming has less lag on the phone than on their TV, PC monitor, which makes sense given the much lower resolution. However, the virtual controls have been universally panned.

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2 user comments

18.12.2011 15:45

got my copy of lego batman

29.12.2011 15:04

This seems amazing.


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