OnLive is a new Games On Demand online service that stores, syncs and renders high quality games to user computer from a remote server. This service is designed to work on any Windows XP, Vista, 7 / Mac OS X or a smartphone. OnLive recommends a computer running Dual-core CPU with a wired 5 Mbps connection to the Internet.
The top game makers like EA, Epic, Ubisoft, Codemasters etc have agreed terms with OnLive to bring their games streamed online. It would allow users to play titles like Assassin’s Creed 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Dirt 2, Mass Effect 2, Just Cause 2, Prince of Persia, Mass Effect 2, NBA 2K10 and many others.
This service would be $4.95 per month, but currently for early signups between June 15, 2010 and July 15, 2010, they would give free membership for a year, subject to availability. So Hurry up and signup here http://www.onlive.com/signup . The catch is – offer only valid in US, must have credit card and your computer should pass performance test. Still, it’s a good try.