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Google just unveiled Stadia, its ambitious attempt to upend the video game industry and take on Xbox and PlayStation. Here's everything we know

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google just announced a huge new gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video game streaming platform named Stadia.
The service is intended to run high-resolution, blockbuster games on any device that runs Google's Chrome - from smartphones to computers to TVs and tablets.
Alongside the announcement of Stadia itself, Google unveiled a new controller and a new game development studio.
After years of rumors and speculation, Google officially detailed its plans to enter the video game business on Tuesday.
Those plans start with a new service named Stadia , which Google CEO Sundar Pichai says will...
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Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform

Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform

1 month ago   |   By Miami Herald

Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform will store a game-playing session in the cloud and...
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Google hid a reference to one of the oldest cheat codes in video game history on the back of its new Stadia controller

Google hid a reference to one of the oldest cheat codes in video game history on the back of its new Stadia controller

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google announced its new game-streaming platform, Stadia , along with a compatible controller on Tuesday at the 2019 Game Developers Conference.
During the presentation, we noticed a popular gaming reference located on the back of Google's Stadia controller: The Konami Code.
The cheat code has been referenced in video games and pop culture for decades.
Keen-eyed gamers who watched Google's announcement of its new Stadia game streaming service on Tuesday will surely have noticed a tribute to historic video game lore.
The "Konami Code" is hidden in plain sight on the back of Google's new...
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Google's new Stadia gaming service supports so many devices you might not need to buy anything

Google's new Stadia gaming service supports so many devices you might not need to buy anything

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google announced its new Stadia video game-streaming platform on Tuesday.
Because it's internet-based, Stadia barely requires anything you might not already own to play games, including high-end AAA titles that usually work and look best on high-end consoles and computers.
But there are a couple things you might need depending on what type of screen you're planning on using to play games on Stadia.
Google's Stadia will launch sometime this year.
Google's video game-streaming platform, Stadia, was announced on Tuesday.
When it launches in 2019, Stadia will let pretty much anyone with almost...
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Google's new gaming platform launches later this year: here are the games we've seen so far

Google's new gaming platform launches later this year: here are the games we've seen so far

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google announced Stadia , their new video game platform, during their keynote address at GDC 2019 in San Francisco.
Stadia will launch later this year; a full list of games hasn't been provided but a handful were shown off during Google's keynote address on Tuesday.
Stadia makes use of streaming technology to make high quality video games playable on a variety of devices, including computers, smartphones, and the Chrome Cast.
Games on Stadia will have special YouTube integration and unique multiplayer features like State Share and Crowd Play.
Earlier today Google CEO Sundar Pichai...
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Watch Google's Stadia video game platform event in 5 minutes

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google is entering the video game industry, with its Stadia streaming platform.
The company officially announced the console at the Game Developer's Conference 2019.
Watch the video above for what we can expect will be the console's coolest features.
Google finally showed off its Stadia gaming platform at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. While there is no pricing or date set for the platform's launch, the company says it will be coming in 2019. Players will be able to use the Chrome browser to quickly load games on smartphones, tablets, desktop computers, and Chromecasts.
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