Tag: video game streaming

Google Stadia Update: Reddit AMA Reveals New Details On Controller, ‘Free’ Games, Release Date, And More

A new Reddit AMA sheds light on some unknowns about the next big thing in gaming — Google Stadia. Unfortunately, it might not be the ‘Netflix for Games’ almost everyone is making it out to be.

Google July 19, 2019

Microsoft Takes A Jab At Google Stadia: ‘They Don’t Have The Content’

Microsoft is now throwing shade at Google Stadia, a sign that the cloud gaming wars have officially begun. Xbox exec Mike Nichols says the game streaming service has one major problem — lack of content.

Video Games April 12, 2019

Google Stadia Chief Says Cloud Gaming Is The Future, And That Google Doesn’t Need To Make A Console

Video game distribution relies on physical media, digital games stored in local hardware, and special platforms to play these on. Google Stadia wants to change that.

Google March 22, 2019

Google Stadia Streaming Service Introduces High-Framerate, Low-Latency Cloud Gaming

Google has unveiled its newest offering, the Stadia game streaming service, at the Game Development Conference 2019. The company promises to give gamers a single online platform to download, play, and share games at high-speeds.

Google March 20, 2019

Rumor: Apple Working On Netflix-Like Video Game Streaming Service

Apple is rumored to be meeting developers for a potential cloud-based video game streaming service. Details are scarce, but it’ll apparently work similarly to Netflix.

Apple January 29, 2019

Amazon Reportedly Developing Cloud-Based Video Game Streaming Service

Amazon hasn’t had much luck in the gaming department, with a few Fire TV games that no one cares about. But maybe a new cloud-based video game streaming service might just make it a formidable player once and for all.

Internet January 11, 2019

Play 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' For Free On Chrome Through Project Stream By Google

Google unveiled Project Stream, the company's attempt at figuring out video game streaming. It has teamed up with Ubisoft to offer 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' for free, playable on the Chrome browser for a limited number of testers.

Video Games October 3, 2018

Popular 'Fortnite' Streamer Ninja Doesn't Play With Female Gamers: Is His Explanation Valid?

Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins does not stream with female gamers, a comment that may appear sexist if taken without context. The popular "Fortnite" streamer, however, explained the reason for his decision.

Video Games August 13, 2018

The Next Xbox Console Will Come In 2 Versions: The Traditional Hardware And The Streaming Box

Microsoft is reportedly working on two versions of the next-generation Xbox console, codenamed Xbox Scarlett. The first version is the traditional hardware, while the second version is a cloud-only model focused on the upcoming Xbox video game streaming service.

Video Games July 24, 2018

Google Video Game Streaming Service In The Works: Google Yeti Will Challenge PlayStation Now

Google is working on a video game streaming service similar to Sony's PlayStation Now for the PlayStation 4. Codenamed Google Yeti, the service will likely launch with a Google-made console and controller.

Google February 8, 2018

YouTube Gaming Now Growing At A Faster Rate Than Twitch

Competition in the video game streaming market is on the rise. YouTube Gaming is now growing at a faster rate than Twitch; other competitors also seeing growth.

Video Games January 28, 2018

Twitch To Acquire Curse, The Popular Gaming Community And Resource Center

Video game streaming site Twitch is set to buy Curse, a company equally known for its thriving community and repertoire of gaming guides and communication tools. Twitch's acquisition of Curse will see their followers becoming one massive community with easy access to an in-house gaming resource center.

Business Tech August 17, 2016

Soon You Can Stream Blizzard Video Games Via Facebook Live: Will It Be A Twitch Killer?

Blizzard will be adding Facebook functionality to many of its games for the PC, including 'Overwatch.' The move is seen as a challenge to the current leaders of the video game streaming industry such as Twitch.

Video Games June 7, 2016

Twitch Introduces Friends List Feature To Select Users: Here's What To Expect

At the Twitch Town Hall in the first day of PAX East, the video game streaming service announced the upcoming Friends List feature. The first round of invites for the beta program of the feature will soon be sent out.

Internet April 23, 2016

Sony Is Rolling Out PlayStation Now For A Limited Time In Japan

Sony will release the beta for PlayStation Now during a three-week trial in Japan, followed by a full release to get more recurring sales for its consoles.

Video Games August 11, 2015

Google Launches YouTube Gaming And Twitch Twitches With A Funny Response

Twitch launches a swift response to Google's announcement. Google burns.

Video Games June 13, 2015

OnLive's Journey Coming To An End After Sony Purchase: OnLive Over The Years

OnLive will shut down by the end of the month, with Sony acquiring the patents that the company holds. This marks the end of a turbulent story for the company.

Business April 4, 2015

Twitch Says First TwitchCon Will Take Place In Moscone Center In Fall 2015: Why It's A Big Deal

Twitch has announced the first ever TwitchCon, which will take place in September this year in San Francisco. The convention will be the first of its kind and follows a success story from Twitch, which was acquired by Amazon for almost $1 billion last year.

Business February 21, 2015

Why Video Games Won't Be a Big Streaming Service Anytime Soon

Digital video games are being released, with gamers starting to download and stream video games. But it's far from becoming a big trend and that's because there are more than a few reasons gamers love the physical medium.

Video Games January 7, 2015

Valve Introduces Steam Broadcasting. Should Twitch Worry?

Valve has just introduced Steam Broadcasting in a beta feature that aims to be in direct competition with Twitch. It is said to cater to more casual users who are not identified with large followings nor entwined with sponsorship deals.

Internet December 3, 2014

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