GOOGLE STADIA

Google Loses Interest in Another Toy as Stadia Service “Deprioritized”

Google’s cloud gaming service, Stadia, isn’t dead yet, but it sounds like the tech company is growing uninterested in pursuing its own consumer-focused experience. According to a new report, Google is striking up deals with other platforms interested in using its tech, but not in developing for its own consumer-facing…

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Stadia’s Search Bar: A Review

A few days ago, Google announced that Stadia — their cloud-based online gaming service and web platform — would finally be getting a search bar. The internet was split. Half the people reacting were happy about this change and the other half were baffled that there wasn’t a search bar…

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Google Stadia Reportedly Canceled a Kojima Productions Episodic Horror Game

At the beginning of the month, Google confirmed it’s shutting down internal game development. The studios it built to develop games for Stadia, its video game streaming service, would have their projects canceled. One of those canceled projects, according to a report by VGC, was as an episodic horror game…

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Google Is Closing Its Stadia Studios Because of Course It Is

After a report from Kotaku, Google has confirmed it’s shutting down the internal studios it built up to develop games for Stadia, its video game streaming service. The company announced this on its official blog, confirming that not only are the studios ending development of original games, but Jade Raymond,…

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Google Disavows Stadia Man Showing Whole Ass Online About Streamers Paying Devs Royalties

Yesterday, Stadia Games & Entertainment Montreal Creative Director Alex Hutchinson had a day on Twitter. After he posted two tweets about his thoughts on how streamers should have to pay developers when they stream their games, essentially arguing that they should have to pay a license to use the games…

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Google Stadia Launch Lineup Nearly Doubles Days Before Release

Google Stadia, the company’s new game streaming service, is about two days away from its release date, and the company is coming in at the eleventh hour to add ten more games to the launch lineup. Just last week an original list of 12 games was unveiled, 25% of which…

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Google AMA Reveals Stadia Launch Features, Whether Present or Missing

With Stadia launching in less than a week, on Tuesday the 19th, all eyes have been on Google’s games streaming service. Between press circuits, tweets and presentations, the Stadia staff found one last opportunity to squeeze in an AMA, the infamous format for Reddit Q&As. In the midst of it,…

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Google Stadia’s November Launch Game Titles Unveiled

Stadia’s first wave of playability launches with its early access program on November 19th. A slew of games were previously announced, but we had few details on which would be available to those who pre-purchased early access editions of the game streaming service. Now, we know what twelve games will…

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Google Creating First-Party Studios to Take Advantage of Stadia’s Cloud Tech

Google’s plans for its game streaming service Stadia include the creation of new first-party studios and jobs all dedicated to bringing exclusive games to the streaming service. In an interview with GameIndustry.biz, Stadia Games & Entertainment’s Jade Raymond said this would be part of her initiative to create exclusive games…

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Late Lunch August 30, 2019: Hard Pans, Soggy Bottoms

Dillon, Andrew, and John check in with merritt and Niki at PAX West. Google Stadia, Spiritfarer, and Cyberpunk 2077 are discussed. New British Baking Show is coming. Late Lunch is Fanbyte’s live video podcast that airs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1pm PST on twitch.tv/fanbyte. We’ll put the VODs up on the…

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PAX West 2019: Google Stadia Hands-On

Google is giving PAX attendees one of the first chances to play with Stadia, their new streaming game service. Initially announced and detailed earlier this year, Google Stadia promises to provide top tier gaming experiences entirely through the internet, bringing games like Destiny 2 and DOOM to phones and laptops. In our hands-on…

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5 Game Streaming Services You Never Knew Existed

The video game industry would very much like for you to believe that streaming/subscription services are the way of the future. Before long, buying individual video games will be a thing of the past! Everyone will travel to work in tubes, and our leisure time will be spent playing games…

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The Future is Google Stadia

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