Gamers invited to sample best-selling titles without leaving their web browser.
Brighton, UK, 20th December 2011: Eurogamer Network Ltd, Europe's leading independent media specialist, is delighted to announce that visitors to Eurogamer.net can now play games on the website using innovative cloud-based game streaming service Gaikai.
A selection of best-selling titles from leading publishers are now available to play with more to follow over the coming months. Gamers can play them instantly through their web browser at http://www.eurogamer.net/gaikai.
With an audited ABC audience of over 5,000,000 monthly unique users, Eurogamer will also begin streaming Gaikai-powered games across its local language editions in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Czech Republic soon.
"Being able to stream AAA games through a browser would have been unimaginable just a few years ago and we're thrilled to be able to offer this to our readers," said Tom Bramwell, Operations Director of Eurogamer.
"Gaikai's goal is to put the best games in the world at the fingertips of the best gamers in the world," says David Perry, CEO of Gaikai. "Eurogamer has an incredibly passionate audience and we expect they will make great use of our instant gaming technology."
Tom Bramwell, Operations Director
T: +44 (0)1273 712 553
About Eurogamer Network:
Founded in 1999, Eurogamer Network Limited publishes the world's leading independent video games website, Eurogamer.net, and produces local editions in 11 European languages. The company also publishes market-leading trade resources GamesIndustry.biz and IndustryGamers.com. In addition to its online activities Eurogamer Network operates live shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming event, and the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair. Most recently, Eurogamer acquired Hammersuit and created a North American division, IndustryGamers Inc. More information on Eurogamer Network Limited can be found at www.eurogamer.biz.
Gaikai media inquiries:
Alison Beasley, Lincoln Beasley PR
T: + 44 (0)7966 449 130
Gaikai is the world's first open interactive cloud platform that provides its partners with the ability to deliver state-of-the-art video game and software application experiences instantly to any internet-connected device. Gaikai's global cloud streaming network is fully managed and live in over a dozen countries. Gaikai's robust service layer is specifically designed to allow Gaikai's partners to grow their online and offline revenues by improving customer acquisition while extending their reach to new channels previously unavailable through physical media. Headquartered in Southern California, Gaikai is backed by Benchmark Capital, TriplePoint Capital, Rustic Canyon Partners, Limelight Networks and Intel Capital.
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