OnLive is a cool concept of cloud-gaming and microconsoleing. In essence, you only have the controll and picture at your end. The game, computing power and storage are somewhere on the Internet, a long way from you. It would be fun to try this in practice.
CEO Steve Perlman held a presentation of OnLive at Columbia University. You can watch the video, which I found on Engadget.net, bellow.
Michael Jacksondied in June this year. It was the year for his great comeback with a lot of concerts on O2 Stadium in London. But he didn’t get that far.
Even though the This Is It concerts never happened, the single was released this fall which you can see in the video bellow made by Spike Jones. A movie, also called This Is It, was realesed in cinemas worldwide in the fall. Sadly, I didn’t managed to go and see it. Luckily, the movie This Is It hits DVD and Blu-ray in the begining of 2010. This will be a must buy for me.
Enjoy the music video of Michael Jacksons This Is It by Spike Lee.
ModNation Racers was demoed on E3 earlier this year. It’s a racing game where you can create your own racing tracks. It looks great. Lucky gamers in US could participate in a beta program that startet just before Christmas, while gamers in Europe have to wait until the start of 2010.
In the first video under you can see Rob Oliveira going through character creation, while Mat Thomas shows you a racing walkthrough.
YouTube is a great place to get the greatest music videoes, movie and game trailers, tutoriels, comedy and entertaining videoes. And some videos get more views than others do. The official YouTube blog sums up the most viewed YouTube videos of 2009:
I’m a big fan of the Retro Gamer magazine and I’m a subscriber. From time to time they release a bookazine. This time it’s the Videogames Hardware Handbook which gives you the articles about videogame systems and computers from 1977-99 they written about. You can the bookazine from ImagineShop.co.uk. Here’s the list: