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Samsung is busting out all the tricks for its refreshed TV lineup for 2022. Sure, micro LED lighting and big screens topping 100 inches are present and accounted for, but those features are just the tip of the iceberg. How does a 144Hz refresh rate sound? And on top of that, Samsung has added a new "Samsung Gaming... Read more...
With the current supply issues surrounding computer parts, building a PC may be out of the question for a little while; but people still want to game. Thankfully, subscription cloud-based gaming is becoming a more viable option as time goes on, and Google is now trying to bolster that with a new Chromecast bundle to... Read more...
The U.S. wireless industry is swiftly moving to 5G technology via sub-6GHz bands and [less prevalently with] mmWave. With AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile doing their best to court customers with enticing promotions, the former is upping the stakes via a partnership with Google. AT&T announced today that its 5G wireless... Read more...
When Google launched its Stadia game streaming service, it also laid out plans to deliver first-party games exclusive to the platform. With this approach, Google was seemingly looking to take a page from Microsoft's book, which has several game studios under its umbrella to deliver exclusive games for its Xbox... Read more...
After first announcing its intentions last month, Google has made good on its promise to bring Stadia game streaming to iOS platforms (i.e. iPhone and iPad). However, because of restrictions that Apple has in placewith regards to game streaming apps in the App Store, Google's solution is more of a workaround. Apple... Read more...
CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 is nearly here, and Google is gearing up in a big way for the game's launch. As were reported back in October, Cyberpunk 2077 will be available on Google’s Stadia game streaming service on Day 1 alongside PC and console offerings. However, with Stadia, you'll be able to play the game... Read more...
It should come as no surprise that there's been a lot of hype surrounding the release of Cyberpunk 2077. It doesn't help that the game has been delayed multiple times, which has drawn even more attention to CD Projekt Red's latest masterpiece. With that being said, if you haven't already preordered the game on any... Read more...
When you make as much money as Google does (its parent company, Alphabet, raked in more than $46 billion in the last quarter alone), you can afford to gift hardware to consumers, especially if it is tied to a subscription service. And that is precisely the deal here—if you are a YouTube Premium subscriber, you might... Read more...
Last month, it was announced EA Play, and Xbox Game Pass were partnering to provide an expansive game library. Now, Ubisoft is partnering with Amazon Luna and Google Stadia to provide competition in the cloud gaming sphere with Ubisoft+, the rebranded UPLAY+. This service will launch with a beta on the Amazon Luna... Read more...
Cyberpunk 2077 is shaping up to be one of the biggest gaming releases of 2020, and excitement surrounding the game is understandably incredibly high. We already knew that the launch of Cyberpunk 2077 would be a "family affair", so to speak, as it will launch on November 19th for the Xbox, PlayStation, and PC... Read more...
We’ve had quite a bit of time to assess Google’s Stadia streaming platform, especially after the free tier for the service first launched nearly two months ago (you can read the HotHardware review here). Stadia brings the promise of “up to” 4K/60 game streaming with HDR and 5.1 surround sound supports on laptops, TVs... Read more...
Google Stadia may not be the service we hoped it would be right out of the gate, but perhaps it will get there someday. Inching closer, Google has added a few more games and features to the mix, including Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, a "massive new story expansion, bringing tons of material to both single-player and... Read more...
The Google Stadia streaming service is adding four games for that will be available to all "Pro" users to claim and play for free right now. The first of the free games is The Turing Test. It has players unraveling the mysteries surrounding an outpost on the icy moon of Europa. Zombie Army 4: Dead War has players... Read more...
With the COVID-19 pandemic pummeling the world’s population hard over the past three months, many have retreated to their homes to conduct business, complete schoolwork, and of course, play video games. So perhaps now is a better time than ever for Google to launch the free tier of its Stadia game streaming service... Read more...
So far, the Google Stadia game streaming service has been having some growing pains. The biggest problem that most gamers have is that the service has a small game library. For those unfamiliar, Stadia isn't so much a platform or console as it's a digital storefront that allows fans to stream their favorite games over... Read more...
When Google launched its Stadia game streaming service, support on Android devices was incredibly limited. Somewhat predictably, the service was initially limited to Google's first-party Pixel smartphones -- devices that it has full control over with respect to both hardware and software. Now, Google is ready to... Read more...
NVIDIA's GeForce NOW game streaming service is now available for all, meaning that it is no longer relegated to a select few that were accepted in waves as part of the early beta program. With this announcement, anyone can now join in with the service that allows you to bring the power of PC gaming to just about any... Read more...
Verizon has announced that it has teamed up with Google to give its Fios Gigabit internet customers the ability to play games on the Google Stadia gaming service. Verizon will offer new Fios Gigabit internet customers Stadia Premiere Edition at no cost starting on January 29th. The Stadia Premier Edition includes a... Read more...
Google has laid out a roadmap for its nascent Stadia game streaming service, and 2020 is shaping up to be a big one for gamers. Those early adopters that were able to snag a Founder's Edition Bundle have been able to enjoy Stadia for a few months, but here's what you can expect for first quarter of the... Read more...
Subscribing to the Stadia Pro tier is supposed to net players several perks, the highlight being the ability to play games at a 4K resolution (3840x2160) at 60 frames per second—it's one of the main selling points for the $9.99 per month subscription fee. Be that as it may, some users have voiced concern that Stadia's... Read more...
Have you been itching to try out Google Stadia? Now may be your chance if you already own a Chromecast Ultra. Google has finally released firmware that offers Stadia support to existing Chromecast Ultra devices. Stadia is Google’s cloud gaming service that was released this past week. Google has boasted that Stadia... Read more...
Maybe in six months or 12 months, Stadia will be the service Google hyped prior to launch. In the early going, though, delayed features and hiccups like missing invite codes have somewhat marred both Stadia and the idea of cloud gaming (to some extent), and the issues keep coming. On top of everything else, some users... Read more...
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