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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...

PSA: Chromecast Ultra overheating issues can be solved with a DIY heatsink

Google Chromecast Ultra was, until recently, the flagship product in the range, thanks in no small part to its 4K capabilities and its ethernet connection which makes it a natural partner to the company’s Stadia gaming service. The problem is, that kind of resource-heavy rendering can make the Chromecast Ultra run a bit hot. Well,...

Google adds a Premium gaming section on the Play Store for Chromebooks

Chromebooks are incredibly popular in education and professional settings. They’re also becoming increasingly popular for gaming, according to Google, and the search giant hopes to capitalize on this trend by highlighting high-quality gaming options on Chrome OS. Starting today, the Google Play Store on Chrome OS will show a premium gaming section that contains Android games...

Chromebook gaming to get more viable with Steam Sync in GeForce NOW, preloaded Stadia web app

NVIDIA's GeForce NOW cloud gaming service added Chromebook support in beta last month, giving Chromebook users a chance to experience demanding games on their devices. However, the first beta version of the service didn't include Steam Sync and Highlights support for Chromebooks. Now, NVIDIA has finally released Steam Sync support for Chromebooks with its weekly...

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...