Cloud gaming service started in Korea

LGU+ started C-Games service from the 18th of July.

C-Games(http://www.cgames.co.kr) is the cloud game service platform from LGU+. LGU+ is cooperating with Ubitus, a Taiwanese cloud game technology developer. LGU+ was held the press conference on the 18th of July at Grand Intercontinental hotel in Seoul and announced its plan for C-Games service.

Because LGU+ has the largest LTE network in Korea, they hope C-Games would be the service that could get benefits the most from it.

Korea Game Developer Association(KGDA) announced that they are going to participate in and cooperate with C-Games. They think C-Games is not the verified game platform yet, but its possibilities are enough to accept. KGDA will be held the Cloud Game forum on the upcoming August.

C-Games will support IE and LTE customers, Smart TV etc and provides various payment options. If you want to play Super Street fighter 4 for a day, you need to pay 300 Korean Won (about US $0.25) and 8,000 Korean Won (about US$7.00) for a month.

C-Games have a plan to support Google TV 2.0, other web browsers in 2013 and HTML5 in 2014.

CJ Hellovision, a cable TV operator, made a contract with Playcast from Israel to provide a cloud gaming service as well.

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