OnLive App Released For iOS/Android

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Cloud gaming platform OnLive has today released an app for iOS and Android mobile devices.

OnLive was previously accessible via PCs and the MicroConsole, but now has extended its service via an app for over 500 million mobile devices over Wi-FI or mobile networks in the UK and US.

A growing number of top console games have been adapted for touch-screen control, which include the award winning L.A. Noire. Family game LEGO: Batman will be given FREE to those who download the OnLive app. Those who purchase the new OnLive Wireless Controller will be able to play nearly all of the OnLive games library thank to its compatibility with most tablets and many phones.

OnLive’s service brings console games to users on demand. You are able to play these games without use of a disc or lengthy downloads regardless of the performance of the device be used. Steve Perlman, OnLive founder and CEO had this to say:

“Today marks a major milestone: OnLive is now delivering the latest, console-class, top-tier games—literally to your fingertips—on mobile tablets and phones for instant on-demand play anywhere, anytime, Through the free OnLive app, tablet and smartphone gamers can play top console and PC titles like Assassins Creed: Revelations and L.A. Noire—one of the most highly acclaimed, graphically sophisticated games to date—with exclusive OnLive Cloud Touch controls or with the new mobile-compatible OnLive Wireless Controller. Tablets and smartphones, the fastest-growing consumer product categories in history, are now capable of running the hottest, highest-end games. Gaming and mobile devices will never be the same.”

The games which are compatible with mobile and tablet devices include L.A. Noire, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 and 5-7, Defense Grid Gold, Batman: Arkham City, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations and Lord of the Rings: War in the North. The OnLive Wireless Controller will be available soon for $49.99/£39.99.

OnLive can now truly be played ANYWHERE. Let us know your thoughts via the comments section below.

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