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[Update: Fixed in Android 12] Many Android 11 users are having trouble getting games to recognize their controllers

Ever since Android 11 rolled out, users have been facing issues while trying to connect a gaming controller with their smartphones. According to the reports, phones running Android 11 are either not able to recognize controllers as input devices or they don't let users map their keys properly. As per a thread regarding the bug on...

Stadia+ is the Chrome extension every Stadia player needs

I've been playing games streamed from the cloud through Google Stadia recently, and I've really enjoyed being able to play a wide variety of games whenever and wherever I want. While the service has gained a lot of quality-of-life improvements in the last few months, it isn't perfect. There are no debugging options, and a...

Google’s Stadia has every reason to be doing well, but its biggest problems may be out of its control

Cloud gaming has never really taken off before, and the closest we've ever had to a mainstream experience has been through the likes of Google Stadia. Stadia launched in 2019, boasting only a handful of games, and has expanded and grown with more games added every month to the service. One of the biggest hurdles to...

Google teases a “transformational feature” for Android 12 and new game mode APIs

I/O is Google's biggest developer conference each year, and this year's event is where we saw the unveiling of Android 12. I/O isn't the only Google-led developer conference that shares Android news, however. On Monday, the 2021 Google for Games Developer Summit kicks off with hours of keynotes spanning two days. Ahead of the event,...

Here are the games coming to Google Stadia Pro subscribers for July 2021!

Google Stadia is expanding the number of games available to Stadio Pro subscribers for the month of July. There are dozens of games for free on Stadia Pro on any given month. The four games listed below join the likes of Hotline Miami 2, Orcs Must Die! 3, and Little Nightmare II. All of these games...

Google Stadia app finally arrives on Android TV devices

Google Stadia launched almost two years ago in November 2018, and while many of the platform's original issues have now been fixed, the lack of proper TV support has remained consistent. Google didn't even have Stadia available at launch on its new Chromecast with Google TV, which was released eight months ago. Thankfully for anyone...

AT&T is giving customers a free Stadia subscription for 6 months

Google is doing everything it can to make Stadia a success. Earlier this week, the company finally expanded the service to Chromecast with Google TV and Android TV. Now it’s eyeing AT&T’s subscribers to expand its userbase. On Tuesday, AT&T and Google announced a new promotional deal that will offer AT&T 5G unlimited wireless and...

You can now get a Stadia Premiere Edition bundle free with a new OnePlus device

OnePlus is now offering a Stadia Premiere Edition bundle with some of its devices in the UK, Germany, and France. The bundle comes with a Stadia Controller and a Chromecast Ultra, along with access to a vast library of popular games like Doom Eternal, Far Cry 5, Metro Exodus, and more. According to a recent post...

Google Stadia is “alive and well” despite recent struggles

It’s been a busy year for Google Stadia, and not always in a good way. The service closed an internal game development studio and also lost key executives. However, despite these struggles, Stadia is “alive and well.” GamesIndustry.biz interviewed Stadia developer marketing lead Nate Ahearn, who assured the website that things are just fine. Ahearn highlighted...

Yet another key Stadia executive has left Google

By the time 2021 began, it became clear that Google's ambitions for Stadia weren't materializing the way they wanted them to do so. By February, they had announced their intentions to close down their in-house Stadia game studios, which were to produce unique games as Google Stadia exclusives. While Google announced that this didn't change...

Google Stadia is adding a search bar, teases more features coming soon

Google Stadia as a service has matured a lot since it first launched by the end of 2019, and their catalog has also grown immensely. Cloud gaming hasn't made the ripple that companies have expected, but it remains a compelling option nonetheless for users that want to play the latest AAA titles, or maybe some...

Resident Evil Village coming to Stadia with free Stadia Premiere Edition

One of 2021’s most anticipated games, Resident Evil Village, will hit Google Stadia on May 7, the same day it’s released on other platforms. If you preorder a copy for the streaming service — either the Standard Edition ($60) or Deluxe Edition ($70) — Google will give you a free Stadia Premiere Edition, which includes...