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Cloud Gaming is Now: G-cluster Debuts the Ultimate Cloud Gaming Machine at CES 2013
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 27, 2012 12:00 PM
TOKYO, ESPOO, Finland, PARIS and PITTSBURGH, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From TV to mobile to the ultimate cloud gaming machine, G-cluster invites IPTV and wireless operators and game publishers to get in the cloud at CES 2013, January 8 – 11 in Las Vegas.
G-cluster, a fully-featured white label service offering the largest deployments at scale and the most deployed catalog of casual and AAA games, will debut its Game Machine platform allowing Operators to bring premium and casual games to the TV without the need for a gaming console.
The G-cluster Game Machine plugs into the HDMI port on HDMI-equipped televisions and connects to the home Wi-Fi network to access the service. Players can use a game pad with a wireless receiver, or smartphones or tablets, to control play on the Television, playing alone or with friends using other devices such as Personal Computers, smartphones, or tablets.
"With G-cluster's cloud gaming platform, operators can achieve high margin service revenue growth with marginal setup, maintenance, and operational effort commitments," said Taro Hashimoto, Chairman and CEO of G-cluster Global.
"The tiny game machine turns your TV into a massive cloud gaming experience. Smartphones and tablets are default controllers of the game machine. It will be a natural and exciting extension of your smartphone and tablet experience," he added.
Already a North American Tier One operator is trialing the G-cluster service. This is in addition to the more than eight million gamers worldwide who have access to G-cluster's multi-platform cloud gaming experience through IPTV set-top boxes and personal computers, in the near future on smart connected TV's, mobile devices and tablets, and now the G-cluster Game Machine.
G-cluster invites CES attendees to come play at CES 2013 in the G-cluster MGM Signature Suite. Media are invited to attend an event in the suite on Wednesday, January 9 at 4:30 p.m. For more information about the event and to obtain the entry passcode, contact Alexandra Crabb at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shannon Kite-Powell at email@example.com.
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