You might be able to play World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. with your eyes closed, but can you play it at lightning speed while other Marios hurl turtle shells at you? Maybe, someone else is probably better.
Streaming a game from a distant data center could cause unavoidable lag. Microsoft’s xCloud demo at E3 has eased some fears, but Google has yet to prove itself in early demos.
Bethesda is preparing to roll out its own game streaming technology called Orion. However, this isn’t an alternative to current game streaming platforms. Instead, Orion will integrate with games to make streaming services better.
With Ouya poised to shut down in the coming weeks, a team of dedicated archivists is trying to save its game catalog before it’s too late.
Stadia probably won’t set the gaming world on fire when it launches in late 2019, but it might still be the gaming platform of the future. Google’s going to have to stick with it, though.
In a new live-streamed announcement, Google has revealed pricing, games, and the launch date for Stadia. The service won’t be cheap, especially if you want to use it when it launches later this year.
The new PC version of Game Pass will bring more than 100 games to PC on a subscription basis.
After struggling for years, Ouya ended up in the hands of Razer. Now, Razer says the Ouya store and service will be shut down for good, ending this strange chapter in gaming history.
Most of the action takes place on the big 15-inch on the HP Omen X 2S, but there’s a secondary 6-inch display right above the keyboard.
After months of discussions with the Chinese government, developer Tencent has replaced PUBG with a government-approved alternative. Now, that game has raked in $14 million in its first three days of operation.