There’s no mention of cost for the service. Previous services have had a subscription at minimum. They also don’t address how the service will impact the data caps forced on users by their ISPs. But considering the service can stream in up to 4K and Google intends to implement 8K at a later date, it could be a problem. … [Read more...] about It’s Official, Google Announces Stadia Game Streaming Service
The idea is to “reduce the friction” of gaming by allowing people to play pretty much any game on any device, from phones to browser – in fact, developers showed the easy movement from Android phone to crappy PC to high-end TV, allowing gamers to begin playing almost immediately with “no download, no patch, no update, and no install.” … [Read more...] about Google is launching Stadia, a ‘game platform for everyone’ in a ‘new era of gaming,’ this year
Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s … [Read more...] about The Daily Grind: So, do you think Google’s Stadia will revolutionize gaming?
Star Wars the Old Republic No Star Wars game of any kind, even non MMOs, are on the Google Stadia launch list. Strange, considering the magnitude of the Star Wars fandom and popularity. Nevertheless, besides all the major Star Wars games like Battlefront II, the Old Republic MMO would be a perfect fit. Packed with awesome class stories – eight in total – all expertly written and voiced, the adventure on Stadia could be a shot in the arm for BioWare. Additionally, group content would be given a huge boost by Star Wars players new to the game which will be a positive. … [Read more...] about Top 5 MMOs We Want To See On Google Stadia
What Google Stadia is really selling is a vision that I have long sought out myself. The ability to play the same games from any device in the house at any time I would like. In essence this is why I use Parsec, because it allows me to extend my more expensive and capable gaming desktop experience to my less than capable and aging gaming laptop. Even then however the experience works equally well when playing over my Chromebook via the native Android Parsec app, so I can see at least in theory that the vision of Stadia is possible based on my own experiences. I just question if we are at a point bandwidth wise where this level of fidelity is really ready for prime time consumption. Especially once you consider another potential monkey wrench… I am not really the target audience for this device. … [Read more...] about Curious Case of Stadia