First there was OnLive, and then NVIDIA GeForce Now, but Blade Shadow aims to take over the cloud computing crown. Simply put, turning on the Shadow starts a virtual Windows machine, which enables users to game on Steam, Origin, Humble, and Itch.io. The games you purchase are yours, and the actual machine is just like any computer, except that users can access it on any device for which Blade has created a client, such as PCs, Macs, iOS, and Android devices. Each box will consists of a “high-end” NVIDIA graphics card, 12GB of DDR4 RAM, an Intel Xeon processor, and 256GB of internal storage. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“That means Shadow is not a cloud gaming service, but a cloud computing service – end stop. According to Blade president Asher Kagan, Shadow’s gaming focus allows it to tap into a community hungry for new tech, and doubles as a proof of concept. Playing games like The Witcher 3, Destiny 2, or Rise of the Tomb Raider, is among the most taxing PC users ask of their hardware. If Shadow can do that well enough to be an alternative to owning a PC, Kagan believes players will embrace the idea,” reports Digital Trends.