San Francisco – OnLive, the
developer of an on-demand streaming video game platform founded by entrepreneur
Steve Perlman, announced on Wednesday that it will launch its service on June
17, during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show in Los Angeles.
Game Service, available for $14.95 per month, will provide streaming access to
PC and Mac via a browser plug-in, and to HDTVs via OnLive’s MicroConsole TV
Titles available at launch, from publishing partners such as EA,
Ubisoft, Take-Two and THQ, include "Mass Effect 2," "Dragon Age
Origins" and "Assassin’s Creed II."
The service will also offer features
like gamer tags, user profiles, friends and online chat, as well as
"cloud-saving," where game progress is stored online and can be
resumed even on a different platform.