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Microsoft Edge browser for Xbox Series X and S opens up new cloud gaming possibilities

Microsoft’s new consoles, the Xbox Series X and Series S, are excellent gaming machines on their own. The Series X is capable of 4K gaming, while the smaller Series S lets you enjoy next-gen titles at 1440p at a relatively cheaper package. But there is now a way to go beyond the list of Xbox...

Google Stadia reportedly failed to meet expectations by “hundreds of thousands”

It’s been a tough start to the year for Google Stadia. Earlier this month, Google confirmed plans to shut down Stadia’s internal game development division, one week after allegedly praising the studio for its progress. Now, two reports out today have shed light on what it was like on the inside, with one report saying...

Journey to the Savage Planet was broken on Stadia but Google has issued a fix

Google's Stadia has been a rollercoaster from start to finish. For those unaware, Stadia is a cloud game streaming service (not unlike NVIDIA's GeForce NOW and Microsoft's xCloud) that can stream games from a high-powered machine in a server center near you to one of your devices. You can purchase games on Stadia or pay...

Google exec reportedly praised Stadia game studios right before shutting them down

A week before Google announced it was shutting down Stadia Games and Entertainment, a studio developing first-party games for Stadia, executives allegedly praised staff for making “great progress” and “building a diverse and talented team.” According to a report from Kotaku, citing four sources with knowledge of the situation, Google Stadia vice president and general manager...

Google Stadia to offer over 100 games this year, including FIFA 21, Far Cry 6 and more

Google has promised that it is working on bringing a library of over 100 games this year to Stadia, the company’s cloud-based game streaming platform. The announcement comes only a couple of weeks after it was confirmed that the company is shutting down its in-house Stadia game studio division responsible for developing exclusive games for...

Chromebooks now launch with Stadia pre-installed

Chromebooks have become increasingly popular over the past several months as people adopt remote learning and work from home environments. While these devices are great for getting work done, they’re also perfect for playing Stadia, Google’s video game streaming service. Speaking of which, the Made By Google Twitter account announced that new Chromebooks launch with Stadia...

Google is shutting down its in-house Stadia game studio

Google on Monday confirmed plans to shut down Stadia’s internal game development division, citing challenges of cost and time as two major factors. The search giant reiterated that this doesn’t mean Stadia itself is shutting down for consumers. When Stadia first launched, Google not only promised the service would be the future of gaming, but also...

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...

LG’s 2021 TVs will support Google Stadia and GeForce NOW, run webOS 6.0

LG has announced a partnership with Google that will see Google Stadia come to webOS smart TVs later this year. The company will be the first TV manufacturer to natively support Stadia gameplay via webOS, LG said. GeForce Now will also make its way to webOS TVs later this year. “LG plans to have the new...

Google Stadia finally makes its way to iOS via web app

Google Stadia subscribers can finally officially access the service on their iPhone or iPad — although the experience isn’t quite as seamless as it is on Android. That’s because due to Apple’s App Store restrictions, users are required to go through the Safari web browser and not a dedicated app. Apple’s App Store has strict restrictions...

Google Stadia launches YouTube live streaming support

Google is finally making good on one of its most promised features, which wasn’t ready when the service went live. Starting tomorrow, all users will be able to live-stream their games on YouTube, putting right an omission which had put some users off the service. As well as streaming, the YouTube integrations will make it...

YouTube Premium members in the US, UK, and soon Canada and Europe can claim a free Stadia Premiere Edition bundle

YouTube Premium is the latest Google service to lavish its users with freebies, this time in the form of a Stadia Premiere Edition for absolutely gratis. Subscribers to the service, including those who have it as part of their YouTube Music plan, can claim a voucher in the app, offering a package including controller and...