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streaming video games

Transmitting a video game to a computer or mobile device as required in lieu of downloading and installing the entire game. An advantage of streaming games is that the game can be picked up on another device and continued at the place the gamer stopped. See streaming.
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"Streaming video games is following the same trend as music and video, where more than 50 percent of content is streamed today, replacing conventional deployment models such as an outright purchase," said Ivan Lebeau, chairman and CEO of Gamestream.
Video game titan Electronic Arts also has laid out a vision of streaming video games enhanced with artificial intelligence to create "living, breathing worlds that constantly evolve."
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