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OnLive Console and Controller Shots

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The guys who make the Phantom 2.0 OnLive Micro console have released some lovely new shots of their imaginary console and its controller. If you’ll recall OnLive is the mini PC in a box that’s supposed to stream games over an ADSL connection in real time, and at HD quality with no noticeable input lag.

It all sounds like a brilliant idea, but I just don’t see it working with current internet technology. Maybe when quantum computing becomes a reality will cloud based gaming on this large a scale be viable. If you take a look at the controller’s face buttons, read clockwise they spell LIVE. Anti-clockwise, however, they spell EVIL, and the only way this is going to work is if OnLive made pacts with demons. Who will later eat their souls.

OnLive is scheduled for release in the first quarter of this year, and if it gets a local launch – and works as advertised – I will gladly eat my hat.

Anyway, hit the jump for more pictures – courtesy of E4G – that look suspiciously like renders.




Last Updated: January 14, 2010


  1. spl0it

    January 14, 2010 at 13:06

    I hear its going to get bundled with Duke Nukem : Forever


  2. pantsula

    January 14, 2010 at 13:13

    LIVE – EVIL, reminds me of that Orb album with the little fluffy clouds


  3. Dark

    January 14, 2010 at 13:30

    My Guess

    You can but it and put it in your cuboard to look cool. Live service not available in SA LOL


  4. Potty391

    January 14, 2010 at 14:58

    Dunno why I haven’t noticed this before…. but doesn’t that controller look a lot like a copy of the Xbox 360 controller. It’s just a reskin with a small bit of tweaking to the shape, I mean… its even got triggers!


    • Geoff

      January 14, 2010 at 15:00

      difference being the Xbox 360 controller actually exists, and is available at retail. 😛


  5. uberutang

    January 14, 2010 at 15:00

    20mbs at a minimum needed for HD gaming… So that is when for SA? 2015?


    • easy

      January 14, 2010 at 15:12

      if its running @ 720p, a 12mb line should suffice.

      unfortunately sa is only getting 8mb sometime mid-late this year. so your 2015 prediction is probably about right


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