Tag: Stadia

Indeed: Share of cryptocurrency jobs grew 1,457% in 4 years

The cryptocurrency startup gold rush has produced a lot of jobs, with the share of cryptocurrency jobs per million rising 1,457% over the past four years, according a study by job site Indeed.com. Despite drastic price fluctuations (Bitcoin’s value shot up more than 230% in the first six months of 2019 to above $12,000 per […]

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Google Stadia’s first game-dev studio opens in Montreal

Google is launching its cloud-gaming service Stadia on November 19. The company is positioning this as the first giant leap into a console-less future. But one thing that will help Stadia succeed is marquee, exclusive content. So hopefully Google is starting to make some of its own games. Well, today, the company revealed that it […]

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Everything announced at the Made by Google 2019 event

At its annual hardware event in New York yesterday, Google lifted the lid on a host of new hardware, as well as some new software smarts. Here’s a quick recap of everything announced at the 2019 Made by Google event. Pixel 4 Pretty much as expected, Google unveiled a duo of new smartphones, and the […]

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Google’s Stadia Controller is like a chef’s knife

Google Stadia is launching November 19. If you buy the Stadia Founder’s Edition for $129, you can start streaming games from Google’s cloud directly to your TV. In that Founder’s Edition, you get a Chromecast Ultra and the Stadia Controller. And during its Made By Google event today, the company shared more details about how […]

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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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Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda interview — Betting big on The Avengers game

Square Enix had so much to talk about at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) that it took advantage of the void left by Sony’s absence and held a press event. And it showed off a lot of games, including the highly anticipated game based on its partnership with Marvel on The Avengers. I spoke with […]

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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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Ubisoft unveils Gods & Monsters, light-hearted Greek mythology adventure game

Ubisoft unveiled Gods & Monsters, a light-hearted Greek mythology adventure game coming on February 25, 2020. The game is an accessible mainstream title that will run on cloud platforms such as Google Stadia as well as the PC and traditional game consoles, according to Ubisoft game leaders Marc-Alexis Cote and Jonathan Dumont. The idea is to […]

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Google Stadia To Let Publishers Offer Their Own Subscriptions

Google recently detailed the pricing for its subscription-based game streaming service. Some additional information has now been revealed by the head of Stadia, Phil Harrison. He mentioned that the company will allow game publishers who distribute their games through Stadia to offer their own game subscriptions through the service. Advertising Harrison revealed during YouTube 3’s […]

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Destiny 2 Gets Cross-Save Support For PS4, Xbox One, PC, And Stadia

As part of its new Shadowkeep year three update, Bungie is bringing cross-progression to Destiny 2. Players will be able to benefit from cross-save support for the title on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Google’s Stadia game streaming service. The announcement comes mere months after Bungie announced its split with publishing partner Activision. […]

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