Stadia GDC 2019 Demo

Is Streaming The Future For Games?

In recent years, game streaming services (such as PlayStation Now and GeForce Now) have been met with a relatively poor reception. Users have complained of issues with the latency of the systems and frequent occurrences of lag. The pricing of these systems has left many players feeling disappointed, too, with PlayStation Now costing $20 per month despite it only being available on the PlayStation 4 and Windows 10 devices. Stadia already has a leg up on the other existing streaming services due to it being able to run on multiple different devices, though Google is yet to confirm whether it

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Stadia Cross-Platform

Google Stadia Cross Platform Cloud Gaming

Google has confirmed cross-platform play for Stadia, which allows you to play with your friends regardless of whether you’re gaming on your PC, console, mobile device or tablet. Whether or not games will allow play between Stadia versions and those on dedicated platforms, such as PlayStation 4, XBox One and PC is not yet known. However, games running on Stadia should work regardless of your hardware setup. That’s right — no more shelving out thousands just to be able to hop into the game! Phil Harrison, Google’s Vice President and General Manager, a former Microsoft and Sony exec, also mentioned

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What Games Will Be Available On Google Stadia? 1

What Games Will Be Available On Google Stadia?

Whilst the premise of Stadia is undeniably intriguing, as a gaming platform it can only be a success if existing franchises and developers agree to join the network. So far we know that Ubisoft and id Software have agreed to work with Stadia, but other gaming companies have not yet publicly announced that they will work with Google on this project. We have already been told that all games will have to be purchased before they can be played on Stadia, regardless of whether the player owns a copy already or not. However, we also know that cross-platform gaming is

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Stadia Cloud-Based Streaming Gaming Platform

Does Stadia Spell Doom for The New PS5 and Xbox Two?

Stadia is a game streaming platform which will allow people to play incredibly high quality games over a standard internet connection and without lots of particularly expensive and hardcore hardware, all on Google Chrome. Or so Google claims. Whether or not it can really be done is the big question, but if it can work, there is the potential that Stadia could spell destruction for the sales of the new Play Station 5 and Xbox Two. We do not know when the new PS5 and Xbox will be released, with rumours ranging from 2019 to 2021. Regardless, their releases will

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Stadia GDC 2019 Controllers

First Look at the Google Stadia Controller

It isn’t going to be necessary to have the controller to use Stadia’s service, and Google have so far assured people that you can use any controller that you already own to use the service. However, the Stadia controller is designed to unlock the next level of gameplay features. It will also run over WiFi instead of bluetooth, the preferred choice of Xbox, which will give it a slight edge in latency. One of the features of the Stadia controller which we already know about is the Google Assistant, an integrated service which offers game help on-demand and can trigger

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Stadia Assasins Creed Odyssey

Google Stadia Crowd Play

Stadia itself is already shaping up to be a revolutionary gaming platform, but one of the features arguably stands out from the others: Crowd Play. It was created to allow you to join in with your favourite YouTubers in their gaming live streams, and is set to be a big phenomenon, with Matthew “MatPat” Patrick from The Game Theorists explaining how the feature will benefit his audience. Predictably, the most well-known and influential YouTubers will find that their fans will be flocking to join in with the gameplay and there may be an influx of players all at once. To

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