Sony Computer Entertainment has been known for its iconic PlayStation hardware, including the PS3 console the PlayStation Portable, now called Vita. But does its future lie in proprietary hardware, or in a delivery platform that brings PlayStation games to any connected device? That's one possible implication of a $380 million acquisition of Gaikai, a Silicon Valley provider of gaming delivered through the cloud.
this is interesting. why? well...as much as I am aware of the importance of The Cloud in terms of scalability regarding cost, audience and infrastructure it still seemed like somehing far off, something not as serious...yet this purchase means that it is the real deal in terms of actually delivering a product. the article also goes into a bit of detail in how this may affect future products like a 4th generation Playstation. is the delivery infrastructure up to scratch though? here in the Uk, bandwidth is a joke with a majority of ISP's see what you think The Almighty's Blessings