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A Red Faction: Armageddon demo is already available on consoles, but if you want to try the game out on PC or don't want to be bothered with any downloads, you can now try out the first 30 minutes of the game through OnLive. The games streaming service has a deal with THQ to exclusively host the PC version's demo up until the game's launch on June 7.
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If you don't mind, I added that it's for PC as it's been announced that there wouldn't be a PC demo. I thought it was for consoles at first, but got pleasantly surprised.
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Don't know if my internet speed is too slow but I got massive input lag when I last time tried OnLive.
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Don't know if my internet speed is too slow but I got massive input lag when I last time tried OnLive.
That's most likely as result of how the service works. There are videos around showing a ~0.2 second delay IIRC.
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I am amazed PC Gamer rated it so well!
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Smart move by OnLive, now I might end up actually trying it out.

Will definitely end up trying it out if they manage to get exclusive demos to other games. My only problem is that part of the reason I play PC demos is to see if my computer has any chance of playing the full game before I buy it. (Although I am aware that sometimes demos don't run as smooth as the retail copy)
    
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Well that was interesting to try out ... but very laggy. There is like a 1 second delay in the mouse movements which basically means you could never play seriously. I have pretty fast internet too. The graphics are pretty bad too ... its like watching a youtube video.
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Even though my internet connection is damn slow, I'm gonna give it a try !!
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Last time I tried out onLive, I was on FiOs, and the input lagg and limited resolution made the experience completely unplayable.
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my speeds isn't even fast enough for this wont even let me try it, i hate programs forcing a option on me :S
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my speeds isn't even fast enough for this wont even let me try it, i hate programs forcing a option on me :S
What speeds do you have?
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