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The Coming Cloud Gaming Wars

War Games and Game Wars

Today Microsoft demoed their new xCloud gaming service. Next week Google will do the same at their “future of gaming” event. Meanwhile, Sony takeover chatter just sent the stock of Take-Two Interactive up 6%.

This frenetic pace of news makes it clear that we are entering a new era in the gaming world. With tech problems around video game streaming mostly solved, and an industry that does 100 billion annually up…




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Michael Tauberg

Michael Tauberg

Engineer in San Francisco. Interested in words, networks, and human abstractions. Opinions expressed are solely my own.

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