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Cloud-gaming service OnLive has finally announced its official UK opening, with a launch set for this September's Eurogamer Expo. The service, which gives gamers instant access to a range of titles, has been active Stateside since June 2010. Those of us in the UK have been able to access it, but only through US servers, which …

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MJI
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What about lag?

I even get lag on my FTTC connection.

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Meh

Hmm...

According the US video, unless they've advanced it somewhat, that you can only view on the ipad/android tablets. It's a shame if it's true, would be pretty impressive to have that sort of cross platform compatibility.

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I signed up a while ago...

...but I'm still wary of the 'social' aspects.

Do I get complete privacy controls so I can play, save and control without others accessing the information or watching what I'm doing. Do I get to sign into the system but be hidden from all view from other users by default?

These are questions, not declarations. I just want to know what I'm getting into.

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Boffin

And how do we stop it

Any advice on how to block it, ports etc...?

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FAIL

woo-hoo, it'll change my gaming forever!!!

oh.. actually, sorry.. it won't I don't have a 5 Mbps broadband connection and can't get one either. Oh well.

Good luck with the idea but I really struggle to see how this'll take off in any massive numbers in the UK with the hopeless broadband coverage.

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