free onlive system or game

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  1. angelzbl0od
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    Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

    I don't mean to nit-pick, but typically we like for posts in User Submitted News to have a bit more content. Perhaps a quote of the text at the linked source. Maybe an image or two.
    Others will also ask you to use our USN template for news, but we know you're new to our group, so that's easily forgiven.
     
  3. Terminator02

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    the Microconsole (with a controller) usually costs $99, so that's like getting it for half the price and getting a free game
     
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    Hey sorry I did not notice that news needed to be in this particular format. I apologize and will remember to use it in the future. Thank you for letting me know.
     
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    No problem at all. We're mainly thankful for people willing to submit news.
     
  6. shadow1w2

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    One of many the service has right now.

    Though for those who don't already know, if you subscribe to their playpack deal then you also get 30% off pre-orders (along with everything else)

    So the game goes down to 35 dollars with a free console or game if you are a subscriber.

    Pretty nice stuff.

    What digital distro services should be priced at me thinks.
     
  7. epicCreations.or

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    That's pretty gnarly. Unfortunately my average 700kbps won't cut it. This OnLive thing does sound interesting, though...
     
  8. Gwaith

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    Meh, hope onlive gets over here to Europe someday [​IMG]
     
  9. Guild McCommunist

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    I think they've offered a similar deal with Arkham City pre-orders.

    OnLive is getting pretty nice deals, this Labor Day thing is pretty exceptional (if only I had money!) and it looks like getting a $1 Arkham Asylum is pretty possible (they're at about 42,500 fans currently).
     
  10. prowler

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    Same thing happened with Deus Ex, I can only guess these are really cheap to make or they are getting rid of stock since nobody bought it.
    http://onlive.co.uk/
     
  11. LightyKD

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    Right now, OnLive is having a "up to" 75 % off sale. Feel free to check out their website to see what the individual games are being sold for during this sale.

    Http://www.onlive.com
     
  12. Guild McCommunist

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    Well, if you get an OnLive console, odds are you'll buy more OnLive games or start subscribing. It's kinda like selling a video game console on a loss.

    Plus I don't know if a controller is included with the console, which some may want to buy (I think it's compatible with like Xbox 360 controllers and a mouse/keyboard though, I'm not positive however).
     
  13. Gahars

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    God damn it, OnLive. You keep tempting me with your ludicrously amazing deals. Stop it, please, or I may just break down and give in!
     
  14. LightyKD

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    The Micro Console is just a thin client and last I checked it only cost the company $50.00 to make one. The console comes with one controller, HDMI cable, AC Adapter and a Ethernet cable. Finally, the packaging for the console is bad assed. The box is one sexy beast.
     
  15. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    It's a hard sell, that's why they're making it so cheap. Frankly, I'm skeptical about the staying power of this 'console'.
     
  16. LightyKD

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    I wouldn't be so worried about the staying power of this box. Video games is just OnLive's entry point. The 16 Gb/s browser will be out within the next 3 months and they also plan on doing virtual desktops soon.
     
  17. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    Time will tell, I suppose. This whole thing just has the reek of desperation that surrounded the Dreamcast leading up to the PS2's release in 2000 (says the guy who still took advantage of one of the many deals at the time and enjoyed the Dreamcast immensely).
     
  18. blahkamehameha

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    Yeah, the "onlive may not be free to use in the future" line wasn't that appealing to me. whenever onlive starts charging is the day i stop using it.

    btw, the free onlive system or game also applies to arkham city.
     
  19. rdurbin

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    even though it does say they may charge in the future, my guess is they wont ever force you to pay but instead just make the playpack better and better so more people subscribe to that to get there monthly payment