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How To Play Cat Quest II Online Multiplayer Using Parsec

Cat Quest II has officially released, and now with Parsec you can play Cat Quest II Online Multiplayer. Unlike the first game, this sequel from Gentlebros offers local co-op already right out of the box. And with Parsec, it’s a cinch to start playing with your friends online. Here’s how: Download Cat Quest II onto […]

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Play LEGO Games Online With Your Friends On Parsec

Epic Games released three LEGO Batman Games at the end of September for FREE to go along with three great Arkham games. The LEGO series doesn’t support online multiplayer, but with Parsec, every game can be played online with your friends — all you have to do is send them a link, and they can join your […]

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How To Play Heave Ho Co-op Mode Online

Tldr — Parsec lets you play any offline multiplayer game online, so check it out to play Heave Ho online. There might even be some public Parties that you can join right now to play the game with people near you. Marco and I decided to try out the Heave Ho demo and our short impression is — wow […]

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Queue Up And Play WoW Classic From Work On Your Phone Or Laptop

Okay, we know the queues are a bit ridiculous in WoW Classic, but if you want to get set up before you head home from work, Parsec is a great tool to fire up WoW from the office on your gaming PC at home, queue up, and if you’re lucky enough to get to the […]

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Comparing Consumption Patterns In Gaming, Movies/TV, And Music

Understanding the consumption behavior of gamers versus other media consumers reveals why some of the new subscription services, like Google Stadia, are releasing with just a few games while other games have to be purchased. With a very skewed distribution of media consumption in gaming where most of a gamer’s time is dedicated to 5–10 […]

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Using Parsec For Coaching And Playing Fighting Games In Offline Modes

Parsec is a great tool for the Fighting Game Community (FGC) and for online coaching. To demonstrate some of the power of the software, we interviewed Al “SX EMP | rogueyoshi” Murray (rogueyoshi) about his experiences using Parsec for fighting games and coaching. You can catch his coaching sessions live on Twitch and view the […]

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Based On Our Data, Epic Giveaways Are Pretty Popular

In a bid to get more attention and eventually dollars for gamers on their new store, Epic has recently re-launched a few games for free on the Epic Store. These launches help Epic acquire new store users and increase the competition with Steam for the attention of gamers. Although we have no information about the […]

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The Profit Motive — Why Publishers Want Your Subscriptions

EA, Ubisoft, and others are beginning to offer online subscriptions to their current releases and back-catalog of games. EA Origin Access and Ubisoft UPlay+ are both $15 per month. At first glance, that seems like a decent deal, especially if it includes the newest releases. New premium games typically cost $50+, so as long as […]

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How To Play Mario Maker 2 Online With Friends

Warning: Although this allows you to play Mario Maker 2 online with your friends, it requires several pieces of hardware, Windows 10, and Parsec. Once you’re all set up, you will be able to play Mario Maker 2 (and any game) online with friends who aren’t able to come over to your house. Parsec allows […]

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Game Developers — Do Not Cede Control To The Cloud Gaming Platforms

A choice is coming. One that will define the next era of gaming and who controls the future of the industry. Publishers and developers have an opportunity to take more power in how they reach gamers, or they can fall into the platform trap that has doomed content creators in video, news, and music. The […]

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Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Can Finally Be Enjoyed Online Via Parsec

By Christopher “BabaGhanoush” Baghdadlian The year was 2011, and Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was about to drop in the month of February, giving the franchise a fresh new installment in the series (the first since February 24th of 2000 with Marvel vs. Capcom 2). Coming from a Marvel vs. Capcom 2 background, I was thrilled […]

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Aggregating Games Into One Subscription To Rule Them All

By Benjy Boxer Subscription gaming is coming. Ben Thompson’s articles on Aggregation Theory provide some insight into why and how this may impact the gaming industry. First and foremost, as a reader of our blog, you’re probably well aware that gaming is a huge industry — probably significantly larger than most people assume. Morgan Stanley reported that […]

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Set Up A Cloud Gaming PC Anywhere With These Scripts

Looking for a weekend project? Want to get a Cloud Gaming machine up and running easily? We just released a script that you can use to set up a cloud gaming machine on Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, and Paperspace. This script should also work on just about any Windows Server 2016 virtual machine with a […]

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Cloud Gaming Is Hot Again — 2018 Was The Year Everyone Started Paying Attention

It all started at E3 2018. After EA’s acquisition of Gamefly’s technology, Ubisoft and Xbox announced intentions to jump into cloud gaming. That got the gaming industry abuzz again with the promise of games being delivered to consumers from cloud machines similar to how you watch Netflix movies on your TV, smartphone, and computer. Nvidia […]

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A Look at Game Streaming Tech in the Browser

With Google’s release of Project Stream this month, there has been a lot of recent interest in low latency game streaming for cloud gaming. Google’s first entry into the arena is Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, with the kicker that it runs from within Chrome! This kind of makes sense as a distribution channel for Google […]