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Apple blocks Microsoft xCloud and Google Stadia from the App Store, leaving Android as the only mobile OS for cloud gaming

Microsoft is scheduled to launch its xCloud game streaming service on September 15th and the company has already released a partial list of titles that will be supported at launch. Much like NVIDIA's GeForce NOW cloud gaming service, xCloud will let users enjoy a wide variety of Xbox and PC games on their smartphones and...

Google Stadia can now play games over 4G and 5G mobile data

Google Stadia launched last year as the company's ambitious entry into the growing market of cloud game streaming services. Understandably, Stadia was limited to Wi-Fi networks at launch. After all, streaming games from the cloud racks up data usage very quickly. If that doesn't matter to you, though, it's now possible to play games over...

The ASUS ROG Phone 3 comes with 3 months of free Stadia Pro

Taiwanese smartphone maker ASUS just unveiled its latest ROG branded gaming smartphones — the ROG Phone 3 and ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition. Out of the two, the ROG Phone 3 is the true successor to last year's ROG Phone II, and it packs in top-of-the-line specifications, including Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 865 Plus chip, up...

Stadia kicks off “Summer of Games” sale, announces new exclusives

If you're someone who enjoys a good deal on a video game, summer is an exciting time. The Steam Summer Sale, for example, consistently has some of the best deals you'll find all year. Google is trying to join the fun with the Stadia "Summer of Games" deals. They also announced a slew of new...

Google rolls out wireless gameplay using the Stadia Controller on your Android phone

Google Stadia launched over 6 months ago and a big selling point of the cloud gaming service is not needing a bunch of expensive gaming equipment. The only real hardware you need is a computer with access to a web browser like Google Chrome, a Chromecast Ultra, or an Android smartphone. However, if you wanted...

Crayta will be the first game with Stadia’s “State Share” multiplayer feature

Google announced Stadia with a long list of exciting features, but many of those features were not present at launch. "State Share" is one of them and it will finally be coming next month with a game called Crayta. State Share makes it easy to join your friend's multiplayer games. Like State Share, Crayta was also...

Google Stadia adds 3 RPGs: The Elder Scrolls: Online, Windbound, and Cris Tales, drops Premiere Edition price to $99

Google is adding new games to Stadia nearly every week. This week, the company is starting with three new RPGs, including The Elder Scrolls: Online. In addition, the cost of the Stadia Premiere Edition starter kit has been dropped to $99 following the end of the 3-month Pro trial. The Elder Scrolls: Online is the first...

Exclusive: Google is testing a low-latency gaming mode on its Android TV dongle, possibly for Stadia support

Earlier this month, we published renders from a marketing video we obtained of Google's upcoming Android TV dongle, code-named "Sabrina." We obtained the marketing video from a pre-release firmware build. What we didn't initially realize, though, is that the firmware also contains evidence of upcoming hardware features. If you're looking for a recap of what we...

Google Stadia adds mobile touch controls, per-device resolution settings, and now works on any Android device

Google Stadia is one of the hottest new cloud gaming services on the market. Google has already added popular games from series like Destiny and Assassin's Creed with more titles being added each month. The best part of cloud gaming is that, with a simple server-side and app update, the user experience can be drastically...

T-Mobile is offering 3 free months of Stadia Pro

Google Stadia is the hot new game streaming platform and it's slowly getting better and better. Last month, the service received a number of new games and features, plus more are on the way. Google offered 2 months of Stadia Pro for free back in April, now T-Mobile is offering 3 months for free. The offer...

[Update 2: Metro Games] Google Stadia adds Jotun and Sundered, announces Elder Scrolls Online launch date, and rolls out 1440p streaming

It's increasingly looking like cloud game streaming services are here to stay. These services are useful ways to enjoy the latest games for those who don't have, can't buy, or won't buy gaming hardware, whether we're talking about consoles or high-end PCs. Google Stadia is one of the leading cloud gaming services, and Google seems...

Google Assistant can now launch Stadia games on Android and Chrome OS

When Google first launched its Stadia cloud gaming service, they made it available for a handful of Android devices, the Google Chrome browser, and the Chromecast Ultra. While Google has yet to expand support to Android TV devices, they have enabled gameplay on dozens of additional Android smartphones and have greatly expanded the service's functionality...