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How I would make Google Stadia even better for the future

Contrary to those shouting loudly on the internet, Google Stadia isn't dead. And as I've written previously, it's really rather good. In fact, the last post I published on Stadia provoked a lot of great discussion about the platform. There's plenty to love and enjoy, but there are legitimate concerns and areas that could be...

Google Stadia’s family selection is growing by six courtesy of Outright Games

The Google Stadia library of games is set to grow by six thanks to newly announced titles from Outright Games. Elden Ring, this is not, but for those out there with young players in their households, this is good news. Outright Games has been a pretty strong supporter of Stadia with a host of the...

Cities: Skylines joins Google Stadia, goes free with Pro

As much as some corners would say there are no games on Google Stadia, the platform is doing a pretty good job at bringing new titles on a regular basis. This week's edition of "This Week on Stadia" has a big hitter joining Pro, free trials to speak of and another Ubisoft game hitting the...

I wish more people appreciated how good Google Stadia actually is

This isn't a Google Stadia fanboy write-up. I want to clear that up right away. I started out as a skeptic. With that out of the way, let's get right to it. Google Stadia is very good and I wish more people appreciated this. You can point fingers directly at Google for how Stadia has...

Google Stadia now has Click-to-Play trials and new development porting tools

Google has been expanding its Stadia game streaming service recently, with support for more smart TVs and the slow-but-steady rollout of additional games. However, reports about Google's attention shifting from a games service to a white-label streaming technology for other companies has put a damper on excitement around Stadia. Now there's somegood news for both...

Unmodified Windows PC games could be coming to Google Stadia

Google Stadia could soon be home to unmodified PC games, if a session at the upcoming Google for Games Development Summit is any indication. A session listed for the event is called "How to write a Windows emulator for Linux from scratch?" and it's meant to highlight how Google managed to do exactly that. Stadia is...

Google Stadia might soon support motion controls on phones

Google has been expanding its Stadia game streaming service over the past year, with support for more smart TVs and more games included in the Stadia Pro subscription than ever. The news isn't all good, though — the company is reportedly deprioritizing Stadia in favor of selling its technology to other companies. Google is now...

Google reportedly selling Stadia technology as “Google Stream” to Bungie, Peloton, and others

The Stadia streaming service has been an uphill battle for Google, and the company shutting down its only in-house game studio in early 2021 wasn't a great sign. Stadia has continued to stick around, but a new report from Business Insider reveals how the platform's priorities are shifting from a consumer product to a service...

Google’s Stadia Pro subscription service reaches 50 included games

Google offers its Stadia cloud streaming service with two pricing options: you can just buy the games you want with no recurring access fee (like Steam), or you can sign up for Stadia Pro for 4K streaming and access to some games at no extra cost (somewhat similar to Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus)....

Samsung Gaming Hub is a one-stop-shop for your cloud gaming needs, coming soon to your Samsung Smart TV

While CES 2022 officially kicks off on January 5, Samsung has decided to make some early product announcements. On Sunday, the South Korean company announced new eco-friendly remotes and not so eco-friendly NFT Aggregation Platform for Samsung smart TVs. In addition, the company also announced a new feature called Samsung Gaming Hub. The Samsung Gaming Hub...

Google Stadia now available on most LG smart TVs

Google's Stadia game streaming platform has had a rocky history so far, but the past few months have given Stadia players some reasons to stay engaged. Phone Link rolled out in September, turning your smartphone into a touch-screen gamepad for Stadia games, and Google has offered sale after sale on Stadia hardware. The platform's reach...

Get a Stadia Controller and Chromecast Ultra for an insanely low $22 right now

Google is currently offering over 70% off on the Stadia Premiere Edition bundle to celebrate Stadia's second anniversary. The bundle consists of everything you need to kick off your cloud gaming journey, including a Stadia Controller and a Chromecast Ultra. In addition, it includes power adapters for both devices. The Stadia Premiere Edition bundle usually retails...