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Cloud computing service Gaikai will be entering closed beta "later this month" in Europe, company head Dave Perry announced earlier today. Perry explains that since "all three founders are European" they've decided to "start [the] closed beta in Europe later this month," and plan on bringing the be...

September 9th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Dave Perry will always have a place in our hearts, and so it's a bit difficult these days to write pieces on the man who created Earthworm Jim. Doing his usual job of outlandish claim-staking, the man now known mostly for his company Gaikai and its streaming game service recently spoke to Eurogamer...

August 5th 2009 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Dave Perry's idea of a streaming game service has been a long time in the making, though the fruition of that idea, Gaikai, is less than a year into actual development. According to his latest piece for Develop, the idea for an online service with high-end game (and application) streaming has been...

July 28th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Speaking at the Develop conference currently taking place in the UK, Gaikai's Dave Perry told Edge that the folks at video game retailer GameStop "already hate" him. "I've made so much money from their store [GameStop], so I can't be mean to them about that," he apologetically added, though he said...

July 15th 2009 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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We might have been able to ignore Dave Perry a year ago, but after he predicted the PSP Go, we've become terrified of his considerable powers. So, when we read that he told the annual Develop Conference in Brighton, England that 100 percent of games would soon be online, we went ahead and smashed o...

July 14th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Between OnLive and Gaikai, we're not sure who to trust less. Both systems are clearly operating under some form of unknown dark magic, allowing the mysterious services to stream high-def gaming directly into your television and computer browser. Both services though -- luckily and necessarily -- ha...

July 1st 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The Gaikai game streaming service will not be shown at E3 2009. Never heard of it? Well, if all goes according to plan, Gaikai would become the competition to the much better publicized OnLive service. BigDownload reports it was informed by the company that its previous expectation of attending the...

May 26th 2009 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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It's a well known fact that, though we stop at piracy, we love free stuff. But Acclaim's Dave Perry has opened our eyes today with a concept he thinks could be the one thing that could beat the pirates for good: "Better than free." Basically, he says that the industry needs to set a price bar so lo...

April 21st 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In the latest assault in what we've come to think of as "Operation: Spite David Perry," Sony's John Koller is still insisting that the UMD disc is a valued member of team PSP, telling Gamesindustry.biz, "We look to the tangible disc as continuing to be very important. I think there's certainly a co...

April 16th 2009 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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From L to R: Rob Pardo, Dave Perry, Neil Young, Gary Whitta, Brian Fargo, Will Wright, and Warren Spector Story contributed by N. Evan Van Zelfden Imagine sitting at lunch with Will Wright, Neil Young, and Warren Spector. They're each eating, laughing, and talking about game design with animation a...

March 25th 2009 at 8:54pm 0 Comments
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One of the most important classes in blogger college is Learning to Decipher Executive Quotes 101. So, for example, when Sony responded to Dave Perry's claims of a UMD-less PSP 2 with a, "Can't comment either way," we knew that meant, "We're not ready to announce that yet, but yeah, totally." Now,...

March 11th 2009 at 10:52am 0 Comments
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Wow, son, this s**t just got real. Wait wait, let us get you up to speed with a fictionalized one act play.Dave Perry, Acclaim COO: The PSP 2 totally isn't going to have a UMD drive.Sony spokesperson John Koller: Huh? Wha? PSP 2? Dave Perry, game industry veteran: Exactly.Now, DP has gone one step f...

March 3rd 2009 at 9:58am 0 Comments