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Google Stadia supports the Xbox Adaptive Controller

1 month ago   |   By Gamasutra

Google unveiled a controller alongside its cloud-based game streaming service Stadia this week, but players aren't locked into using Google-made hardware to play games on the service. ...
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Here's a state-by-state look at which consoles US gamers prefer

Here's a state-by-state look at which consoles US gamers prefer

1 month ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

It's certainly been a big week for gaming news, with the unveiling of Google's forthcoming Stadia game streaming service as well as related announcements like new Google gaming hardware and the promise of exclusive games for the service. In related news, Microsoft's gaming vice president Phil Spencer sent out an email to employees today promising that Microsoft would "go big" at E3 in the wake of Google's news, while Nintendo today as part of GDC announced a wave of new indie games coming to the Switch .
Speaking of the Switch, consoles certainly aren't going anywhere for at least a little...
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Microsoft's gaming head ‘impressed' by Google Stadia according to memo

Microsoft's gaming head ‘impressed' by Google Stadia according to memo

1 month ago   |   By MobileSyrup

It looks like Microsoft was paying attention to Google's Stadia announcement. An internal memo written to the Xbox team by Microsoft's head of gaming, Phil Spencer, notes that Google's announcement only affirms what Microsoft is planning. Published by Thurrot , the memo details Spencer's thoughts on the announcement, along with an encouraging word for the Xbox team. Spencer says that there weren't any big surprises in Google's announcement. Further, he was impressed by the “leveraging of YouTube, the use of Google Assistant and the new Wi-Fi controller.” “We have to stay agile and continue...
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Google's gaming service is coming, info on the next Pixel video - CNET

Google's gaming service is coming, info on the next Pixel video - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Project Stream is now Stadia. Google claims it'll be able to stream in 4K at 60 fps with surround sound. Also, there are more reports on this year's newest Pixels. All that, your comments and
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PS5 Vs Next Xbox Vs Stadia: What To Expect In A Post-Google World

1 month ago   |   By N4G

Video game streaming is here, so what does that mean for the next generation of consoles?
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Google Stadia will support the Xbox Adaptive Controller from launch

1 month ago   |   By WMPoweruser

During Google's keynote at GDC 2019, they announced the Google Stadia. Stadia is a streaming service that will allow people to play big-name and high-end games without having to own the latest or greatest hardware, software, or fancy gadgets. You can read our rundown of the service here. The keynote confirmed that Stadia will support most pre-existing...
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Does Stadia work with my existing Chromecast?

Does Stadia work with my existing Chromecast?

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

Best answer: Google has confirmed that Stadia will work with Chromecast Ultra. Those on the baseline Chromecast model will need to upgrade.
Stadia-ready: Google Chromecast Ultra
How does Stadia work?
With the advent of Stadia, Google ushers in a new era of gaming where players aren't bound by hardware. It's a game streaming service that makes use of low-latency technology to deliver triple-A games to any device that supports it.
Stadia works in the web browser, on your phones and tablets, on your computers, and even on Chromecast. You don't need to buy anything except a controller and...
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Google's Stadia is the moonshot game streaming needs

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

There's a good chance we'll remember Google's Stadia announcement as a landmark moment in gaming. In one fell swoop, Google laid out its plans for an ambitious game streaming service that goes far beyond anything we've ever seen before. Stadia promis...
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Game Streaming Startup Blasts Google Over Stadia Originality Claims

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

Andrew Sampson, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of American startup Rainway, blasted Google over many claims the company made during its Tuesday announcement of Stadia.
The industry veteran dismissed most aspects of the platform from a standpoint of originality, noting how Rainway has been offering high-fidelity, low-latency game streaming experiences for two years already, without making any claims about being the first to do so.
Laughable quality claims
Stadia's current level of performance is something Mr. Sampson is describing as way overblown, especially seeing how several...
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Google's Stadia service could shatter the barriers of Mac gaming

Google's Stadia service could shatter the barriers of Mac gaming

1 month ago   |   By Macworld

Did Google just save Mac gaming? The Mountain View company never mentioned Apple during the reveal of its Stadia game streaming service at the Game Developers Conference yesterday, but Stadia sounds all but tailor-made for Mac users. A service that let you stream games from a remote server straight to your browser! The ability to play the latest games without needing to invest in fancy eGPUs, graphics cards, and yes-even PCs! Even in 2019, so much of this still sounds like science fiction. I love my Mac, but necessity compels me to keep a massive PC running at home so I can play...
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Split-Screen Multiplayer Fans Should Be Excited For Stadia And Cloud Gaming

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

Google took its first steps into being a major competitor in video games with the announcement of Stadia , its cloud-based game streaming platform. The presentation showed off lots of ways the company is leveraging the game tech against its other products like YouTube and Google Assistant, but one particular point showed how games on Stadia could be a major boon for split-screen gaming. The moment came when lead research and development designer Erin Hoffman-John walked through various features, including multiplayer features. One tech demo showed Stream Connect, a purportedly easy way for...
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Google's Stadia Will Support The Xbox Adaptive Controller

Google's Stadia Will Support The Xbox Adaptive Controller

1 month ago   |   By GameInformer

Yesterday, Google revealed its foray into the world of video games with the streaming service Stadia. Shortly after the presentation, Microsoft announced that the service would support Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller , a peripheral initially designed for Xbox One to accommodate those with various disabilities.
Bryce Johnson, Inclusive Lead at Microsoft, confirmed the announcement on Twitter:
It is great to see googleaccess supporting devices like the XboxAdaptiveController in stadia. Please consider enabling the copiloting of these devices. It will really help gamers with limited...
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Xbox Boss Reacts To Google Stadia Reveal In Internal Email

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

Google's announcement of its streaming platform Stadia was being carefully watched not just by gamers and press, but also by competitors. Microsoft's Xbox division, which appears primed to be a major competitor to Google in the game streaming business, reportedly feels encouraged by the news. An internal email from Xbox head Phil Spencer was published by Thurrott. While Spencer concedes that he was impressed by how well Google leveraged its various technologies, he also suggested that Google's approach validates the current course for his division. The tone of the email strongly suggests...
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All the PC games available as part of Xbox Game Pass

All the PC games available as part of Xbox Game Pass

1 month ago   |   By Windows Central

These are all of the Xbox Game Pass titles available for Windows 10 PCs, with a tease of what's coming in the future.
Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's Netflix-style subscription service, has shaken up Xbox One gaming with its rotating games library. Over 100 titles for a flat $10 monthly fee promises considerable value for players - and Microsoft has announced a planned PC debut for the service, too.
While Xbox Game Pass is currently tied to Xbox One, Windows 10's growing library of cross-platform "Xbox Play Anywhere" games extends value to PC. While technically yet to officially launch, over a...
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Xbox boss responds to Google Stadia in internal memo: Microsoft game streaming will "go big" at E3

1 month ago   |   By GamesRadar

Xbox boss says he was impressed by some parts of Google Stadia, but Microsoft will fire back at E3
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