The OnLive service is one of the most innovative ideas to come into the gaming space in quite some time. It is the perfect solution for many of the problems that are inherent to the PC games genre. To get around the high price tag and compatibility problems, OnLive streams video from the data centers so that they’re doing most of the heavy lifting as you enjoy the gaming. Over this holiday weekend OnLive will be offering a few free spooky games to help set the mood for the upcoming Halloween holiday.
Palo Alto, Calif., October 28, 2011 – OnLive, Inc., the pioneer in cloud gaming, is celebrating this Halloween weekend with a spectacular deal, taking four highly popular games and making them free to play through All Hallows Eve. From 4 p.m. PDT today through Monday, October 31st at Midnight, PDT, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, F.E.A.R 3, Metro 2033, and Orcs Must Die will all be absolutely free to play on OnLive, both in the U.S. and the UK.
OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, premium game titles to any HDTV via the OnLive Game System or nearly any PC and Mac® via a small browser download. The OnLive Viewer app is available for the iPad and Android tablets and playable versions will be available soon.
The four free games they’ve chosen are all top rated and all come highly suggested by members of the games press. If you’re willing to marathon these games, you’d be able to play through almost $100 of content for absolutely zero dollars out of your pocket. Don’t forget to head over to OnLive’s Facebook for your chance to play a 5th secret free game.