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Google has its hands in a lot of cookie jars, everything from online search (its bread and butter) and email, to productivity software and entertainment. It is quite the extensive list, but about gaming? There's Android, but Google is not really directly involved in gaming. That could change if and when its rumored 'Yeti' project comes to fruition. Yet, in case you are not familiar, is Google's attempt to capture a piece of the gaming market by way of streaming, and the most recent chatter suggests the company is making some major moves that would put it in contention with the PlayStation and Xbox ecosystems. That sounds a bit ambitious, and indeed it is, so we are taking everything with several... Read more...
Google apparently wants a nice share of the pie when it comes to the booming global gaming market according to a new report. The online giant is reportedly working on a game streaming service codenamed Yeti, which would be somewhat comparable to existing solutions like NVIDIA's GeForce Now or Sony's PlayStation Now. Google is already a dominant force in video streaming thanks to YouTube, so stepping into the game streaming fray could be a lucrative venture for the company. Yeti would require subscribers to pay a monthly fee for access to a broad library of games. But how will Google pull it off? According to The Information (paywall), one solution would be to use existing Chromecast hardware... Read more...