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Ubisoft debuts Uplay+ game subscription service for Windows

Ubisoft announced that its Uplay+ video game subscription service is now available for Windows PCs for $15 a month. The service has a free trial lasting from September 3 to September 30, giving players unlimited access to download more than 100 games, including new releases, the latest games, back catalog, premium editions, and additional content […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 is coming to Google Stadia

Google livestreamed a Nintendo Direct Stadia Connect event today to show off some of the cloud-streaming service’s upcoming games. The company is promising to have a library of releases comparable to other major platforms, and you can’t do that without the biggest and most anticipated games. And that is why the company opened up with […]

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Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes

Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service, and developer Robot Entertainment said the single-player game will perform well on the cloud, even with […]

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Nvidia’s GeForce Now service launches on Android by the end of 2019

While Google and Microsoft have attracted a lot of headlines about their cloud-gaming plans, Nvidia has continued to run its GeForce Now beta on Shield TV. The company is revealing how it is pushing this technology forward with RTX visuals and GeForce Now on Android. During a presentation at the Gamescom fan event in Germany […]

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Why video games are shooting down the Hollywood model

Not that long ago, big video games used to get sold like big movies: a flashy trailer, lots of messageboard hype, some fan conference sneak previews, and then a big make-or-break release date. Those early sales numbers determined whether something was a big hit like Grand Theft Auto V, or a big flop like Transformers: […]

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Game subscription services will force developers to make difficult decisions

Apple Arcade and Google Stadia are enticing options for developers. Once a game is accepted, they’re off the hook for all those expensive UA campaigns and guaranteed some kind of a fee or revenue source. In other words, they can spend their time doing what they love to do best: create games. But participation in […]

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More Than 4,000 Developers Have Shown Interest In Google Stadia

Google’s Stadia game streaming service appears to have caught the attention of quite a few developers. According to Technical Account Manager Sam Corcoran, more than 4,000 developers have shown interest in supporting Google Stadia through the Stadia partners program. Advertising “We’ve had more than 4,000 companies apply for access to Stadia and every single one […]

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Gaming’s Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem

In 2003, the landscape of New South Wales, Australia, was turning inside-out. Persistent droughts were sucking the earth dry while open cut mining left scars in the ground tens of meters deep. Reflecting on the destabilizing events, the philosopher Glenn Albrecht coined the term solastalgia, describing it as a “form of mental or existential distress […]

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Destiny 2 Players On Stadia Will Only Match With Other Stadia Players

Bungie recently confirmed that Destiny 2 will be available from Google Stadia, the company’s online game streaming service which will enable users to stream console-quality games on smartphones and even Chromebooks. All that’s required is a decent internet connection and a subscription to Stadia. Bungie has now revealed that Destiny 2 players on Stadia will […]

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Airship Syndicate comes home to make Darksiders Genesis

Airship Syndicate CEO Joe Madureira has been with the Darksiders franchise since its debut in 2010. Its publisher, THQ, went into bankruptcy in 2012, and original developer Vigil Games shut down. But THQ Nordic has acquired the property and revived Darksiders. It shipped Darksiders III in 2018, working with developer Gunfire Games. And now THQ […]

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Google Stadia Will Reveal How Stupid Internet Data Caps Are

As the gaming industry begins to shift from physical media to cloud streaming services, it will soon find itself on a collision course with America’s substandard broadband. Worse, 4K game streaming will run face first into broadband usage caps and overage fees that serve no technical purpose—outside of jacking up your already costly monthly bandwidth […]

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Xbox reveals its game-streaming and remote-play strategy

Microsoft has one of the world’s most expansive server infrastructure, and it’s going to start using that to beam games over the internet. During its media briefing event at E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in Los Angeles), the Xbox team revealed the details of its cloud platform. During an onstage presentation, Xbox boss Phil […]

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Google’s Stadia has 31 confirmed games, including Baldur’s Gate III

Google is about to launch its Stadia game streaming service in November. The company is promising to end the console cycle for good. For now, however, Stadia’s lineup of games is definitely reminiscent of fledgling consoles from the past. The company revealed today that it will has prepped 31 games so far. Those come from […]

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Google Stadia Founders Edition launches in November for $130

Google announced today that its Stadia Pro cloud gaming service will go live in 13 countries in Europe and the U.S. in November for a monthly fee of $10 a month. But the company will stage the rollout of its service, and today it is opening preorders for the Stadia Founder’s Edition at the Google […]

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