Apple rumored to reveal gaming on demand service at March 25th event

Apple’s March 25 "its show time" event is expected to be largely focused on Services, with a new report claiming that the company may debut a subscription service for paid iPhone and iPad games during the presen…


Apple's March 25 "its show time" event is expected to be largely focused on Services, with a new report claiming that the company may debut a subscription service for paid iPhone and iPad games during the presentation as well. While the vast majority of the report reiterates what has...
Apple rumored to reveal gaming on demand service at March 25th event

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Google: ” We’ve been flying around the world getting developers on board Stadia for years ahead of GDC”

When it comes to games, Ubisoft, the makers of Assasin’s Creed Odyssey, partnered with Google for Project Stream. Yet, so far, the only official game title we know will be available for sure when Stadia launches sometime i…

When it comes to games, Ubisoft, the makers of Assasin's Creed Odyssey, partnered with Google for Project Stream. Yet, so far, the only official game title we know will be available for sure when Stadia launches sometime in 2019 is Bethesda Softworks's Doom Eternal.

For the service to be a success...
Google: " We've been flying around the world getting developers on board Stadia for years ahead of GDC"

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Sony seems to be heading all-in on anti-consumer practices.

Censorship on an increasing number of games
Hesitant of crossplay
Controlling indie developers
Purposely locking the built in PS2 emulator in the console behind a pay wall.
Controlling some Japanese retail release dates in the west.
Removing digital co…

Censorship on an increasing number of games
Hesitant of crossplay
Controlling indie developers
Purposely locking the built in PS2 emulator in the console behind a pay wall.
Controlling some Japanese retail release dates in the west.
Removing digital codes from offline and online retailers.
Rejecting features from other companies which would be good for gamers.
Throwing Vita owners under the bus, most of them, 1.5 years after release
Complacentcy
Not helping release original games unless they...

Sony seems to be heading all-in on anti-consumer practices.

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Anthem Has Made over $100 Million in Digital Revenue

According to SuperData Research, BioWare’s sci-fi looter shooter Anthem was able to make around $100 million just from digital revenue sales alone.

Despite having a mixed reception upon its release, it looks as though An…


According to SuperData Research, BioWare's sci-fi looter shooter Anthem was able to make around $100 million just from digital revenue sales alone.

Despite having a mixed reception upon its release, it looks as though Anthem has done...
Anthem Has Made over $100 Million in Digital Revenue

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Anthem Has Made over $100 Million in Digital Revenue

According to SuperData Research, BioWare’s sci-fi looter shooter Anthem was able to make around $100 million just from digital revenue sales alone.

Despite having a mixed reception upon its release, it looks as though An…


According to SuperData Research, BioWare's sci-fi looter shooter Anthem was able to make around $100 million just from digital revenue sales alone.

Despite having a mixed reception upon its release, it looks as though Anthem has done...
Anthem Has Made over $100 Million in Digital Revenue

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Google is confident in Stadia’s latency, fighting games already in development for the platform!

Speaking to Are Technica, Phil Harrison revealed that keeping latency low is achieved by “innovations that we have put in our data centres at the hardware level”, and by optimising the quality of the encoder.
Through …






Speaking to Are Technica, Phil Harrison revealed that keeping latency low is achieved by “innovations that we have put in our data centres at the hardware level”, and by optimising the quality of the encoder.
Through this, Harrison believes 4K streams at 60fps are...
Google is confident in Stadia’s latency, fighting games already in development for the platform!

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Google is confident in Stadia’s latency, fighting games already in development for the platform!

Speaking to Are Technica, Phil Harrison revealed that keeping latency low is achieved by “innovations that we have put in our data centres at the hardware level”, and by optimising the quality of the encoder.
Through …






Speaking to Are Technica, Phil Harrison revealed that keeping latency low is achieved by “innovations that we have put in our data centres at the hardware level”, and by optimising the quality of the encoder.
Through this, Harrison believes 4K streams at 60fps are...
Google is confident in Stadia’s latency, fighting games already in development for the platform!

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Xbox One will likely hit 60 Million LTD in the end, what a turn around since 2013! [poll]

It looked pretty bad for a minute there, the DRM fiasco caused quite a stir before the consoles release.

Luckily for gamers, these polices were reversed, but the effects of the original "vision" still impacted sales later on. Sure, the launc…

It looked pretty bad for a minute there, the DRM fiasco caused quite a stir before the consoles release.

Luckily for gamers, these polices were reversed, but the effects of the original "vision" still impacted sales later on. Sure, the launch was ok but it fell from there. Kinect was still going to be bundled with ever consoles, you still had to be online at least ONE time to even use the machine. It still took a year to release in most second priority countries, and Xbox was chasing others...

Xbox One will likely hit 60 Million LTD in the end, what a turn around since 2013! [poll]

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Google Interview: “Stadia only needs 25mbits for 1080p/60fps. 4k/60fps at 30mbits. 720p for slow connections.” “100 Devkits shipped, big June lineup.”

We recommended and set a threshold of about 25 megabits per second in order to enjoy 1080p / 60 frames per second. In fact, we only used about 20 megabits per second. But we gave ourselves a little bit of a buffer in the …


We recommended and set a threshold of about 25 megabits per second in order to enjoy 1080p / 60 frames per second. In fact, we only used about 20 megabits per second. But we gave ourselves a little bit of a buffer in the calculations.
When we launch...
Google Interview: "Stadia only needs 25mbits for 1080p/60fps. 4k/60fps at 30mbits. 720p for slow connections." "100 Devkits shipped, big June lineup."

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NIntendo and Sony stock drops 3% in light of Stadia announcement

Google Stadia has not even launched, but the announcement of Google’s cloud gaming service already has a negative impact on the Japanese video game giants Sony and Nintendo. Stocks of both companies drop by about 3% on th…


Google Stadia has not even launched, but the announcement of Google's cloud gaming service already has a negative impact on the Japanese video game giants Sony and Nintendo. Stocks of both companies drop by about 3% on the Nikkei stock...
NIntendo and Sony stock drops 3% in light of Stadia announcement

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Nintendo rumored to be launching a gaming smartphone with Switch integration.

mulling over the potential of launching its very own gaming smartphone to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.
In an article by a Taiwanese tech news website, Nintendo is said to be…

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Nintendo rumored…


mulling over the potential of launching its very own gaming smartphone to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.
In an article by a Taiwanese tech news website, Nintendo is said to be...
Nintendo rumored to be launching a gaming smartphone with Switch integration.

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Nintendo rumored to be launching a gaming smartphone with Switch integration.

mulling over the potential of launching its very own gaming smartphone to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.
In an article by a Taiwanese tech news website, Nintendo is said to be…

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Nintendo rumored…


mulling over the potential of launching its very own gaming smartphone to compete with Razer and Xiaomi.
In an article by a Taiwanese tech news website, Nintendo is said to be...
Nintendo rumored to be launching a gaming smartphone with Switch integration.

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Google Stadia crashes Nintendo and Sony stocks in Japan.

Google Stadia has not even launched, but the announcement of Google’s cloud gaming service already has a negative impact on the Japanese video game giants Sony and Nintendo. Stocks of both companies drop by about 3% on th…


Google Stadia has not even launched, but the announcement of Google's cloud gaming service already has a negative impact on the Japanese video game giants Sony and Nintendo. Stocks of both companies drop by about 3% on the Nikkei stock...
Google Stadia crashes Nintendo and Sony stocks in Japan.

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Phil Spencer responds to Stadia: “We will go big at E3” “No big surprises were shown”

This memo was leaked by the Thurrot which was sent by Phil to various Microsoft employees.

We just wrapped up watching the Google announcement of Stadia as team here at GDC. Their announcement is validation of the path we embarked on two y…

This memo was leaked by the Thurrot which was sent by Phil to various Microsoft employees.

We just wrapped up watching the Google announcement of Stadia as team here at GDC. Their announcement is validation of the path we embarked on two years ago.

Today we saw a big tech competitor enter the gaming market, and frame the necessary ingredients for success as Content, Community and Cloud.
There were no big surprises in their announcement although I was impressed by...
Phil Spencer responds to Stadia: "We will go big at E3" "No big surprises were shown"

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Forbes: “Google’s Stadia Represents A Genuine, Real Threat To Xbox, PlayStation And Even Nintendo”

The first news outlet impression is in:

We’ve heard it for years: streaming is going to kill consoles. It hasn’t come true yet. Today Google…

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Google Stadia will standardize 1080p/4k/8k, 60fps without hardware! Xbox4 and PS5 in trouble?

Google Stadia will allow you to play pretty much any game at a consistent 1080p/4k 60fps depending on what resolution your device supports in a few seconds and no downloading. You can carry it from your desktop, to your laptop, to your casting device, …

Google Stadia will allow you to play pretty much any game at a consistent 1080p/4k 60fps depending on what resolution your device supports in a few seconds and no downloading. You can carry it from your desktop, to your laptop, to your casting device, to your tablet, or to your phone. Local co-op and MP with no sacrifices. They are combining the Youtube and movie license divisions with Stadia and already at launch will have a vastly superior online platform than all 3 of the current console...

Google Stadia will standardize 1080p/4k/8k, 60fps without hardware! Xbox4 and PS5 in trouble?

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Google Stadia shows Nintendo and Sony’s lack of Infrastructure will doom them if Google Stadia succeeds. End of traditional consoles?

Google Stadia will allow you to play pretty much any game at a consistent 1080p/4k 60fps depending on what resolution your device supports in a few seconds and no downloading. You can carry it from your desktop, to your laptop, to your casting device, …

Google Stadia will allow you to play pretty much any game at a consistent 1080p/4k 60fps depending on what resolution your device supports in a few seconds and no downloading. You can carry it from your desktop, to your laptop, to your casting device, to your tablet, or to your phone. Local co-op and MP with no sacrifices. They are combining the Youtube and movie license divisions with Stadia and already at launch will have a vastly superior online platform than all 3 of the current console...

Google Stadia shows Nintendo and Sony's lack of Infrastructure will doom them if Google Stadia succeeds. End of traditional consoles?

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EA Access is coming to PS4!!!! [Screenshot included – unconfirmed]

While the service isn’t available on PS4, could that be changing soon? Over on Reddit user Sabazin posted a picture of an EA Access PS4 image which he allegedly nabbed from the PlayStation…

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While the service isn’t available on PS4, could that be changing soon? Over on Reddit user Sabazin posted a picture of an EA Access PS4 image which he allegedly nabbed from the PlayStation...
EA Access is coming to PS4!!!! [Screenshot included - unconfirmed]

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Crystal Dynamics Avengers Video Game Possibly Coming To Google GDC Panel (timed exclusive?)

A new Avengers video from Crystal Dynamics has been hinted at in the past and now that project might be coming to an upcoming Google event.

Game developers Crystal Dynamics is scheduled to appear at a special panel hoste…

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Xbox One will likely hit 60 Million LTD in the end, what a turn around since 2013! [poll]

It looked pretty bad for a minute there, the DRM fiasco caused quite a stir before the consoles release.

Luckily for gamers, these polices were reversed, but the effects of the original "vision" still impacted sales later on. Sure, the launc…

It looked pretty bad for a minute there, the DRM fiasco caused quite a stir before the consoles release.

Luckily for gamers, these polices were reversed, but the effects of the original "vision" still impacted sales later on. Sure, the launch was ok but it fell from there. Kinect was still going to be bundled with ever consoles, you still had to be online at least ONE time to even use the machine. It still took a year to release in most second priority countries, and Xbox was chasing others...

Xbox One will likely hit 60 Million LTD in the end, what a turn around since 2013! [poll]

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