• Google Stadia Specs Revealed

    4 monthes ago - By IGN

    Technical specifications for the Google Stadia streaming platform have been revealed, and if it all holds true, it will be much more powerful than systems currently available on the market.
    Revealed during Google's GDC 2019 conference, Google Stadia features a custom 2.7 GHz hyperthreaded x86 CPU with AVX 2 SIMD. It also boasts a custom AMD GPU that's capable of 10.7 teraflops of power using HBM2 memory and 56 compute units. For memory, it has 16GB of RAM with up to 484GB/s transfer speeds and 9.5MB of L2+L3 cache. On top of all of this, it includes SSD cloud storage.
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  • Google Stadia Supports Cross-Platform Play & Saves

    Google Stadia Supports Cross-Platform Play & Saves

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    In line with previous expectations, Google today announced a new cloud-based gaming service. Stadia is all about removing ‘the box' from gaming and making the service accessible to as many people as possible, and via as many devices as possible.
    This is to the point where any device has the potential to act as either the display for gaming, the controller for gaming, or both.
    With so many devices potentially supported it is even more pertinent that Google has confirmed both cross-platform playing and saving is on offer. Something that will benefit gamers both at the individual and...
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  • Stadia, Google's Cloud Gaming Platform, Will Have Cross-Platform Support

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    During Google's GDC 2019 keynote presentation , the company's vice president and general manager Phil Harrison announced Stadia , a cloud-based streaming service that allows you to play games across most of your devices. At the end of his portion of the keynote, Harrison also mentioned that most games on Stadia would feature cross-platform support, which could come in multiple forms. Cross-platform play specifically has been confirmed, allowing you to play with your friends regardless of whether you're gaming on console, PC, tablet, or mobile device. Whether games will allow play between...
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  • GDC: Google Forms First-Party Games Studio For Stadia

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Google has finally given the world its first look at its big video game initiative: Stadia , an ambitious cloud gaming platform that will allow players to stream games across smartphones, tablets, computers, and TVs. The company has already announced a handful of third-party titles coming to the platform, but it'll also be venturing into game development with its own internal studio. During its Game Developers Conference presentation, Google announced the formation of Stadia Games and Entertainment, a first-party studio that will develop titles exclusively for the platform. No projects...
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  • Google Stadia: Just What Are Teraflops, And Why Should You Care?

    4 monthes ago - By IGN

    Google's game-streaming platform Stadia will be here soon, allowing you to play AAA games with high quality graphics on just about any device, thanks to the custom-built CPUs and GPUs doing the heavy lifting on a cloud server.
    Google is boasting 10.7 teraflops of performance-or as they put it, “more than the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X combined.” But what does that actually mean?
    Floating Points
    FLOPS is an acronym that stands for Floating Point Operations Per Second. Without getting too technical, floating point operations are the types of complex calculations your computer needs to perform...
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  • Google Stadia promises instant cloud gaming from your Chrome browser

    4 monthes ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    Google have finally lifted the lid on their cloud gaming platform, Google Stadia. Promising instant access to massive games including Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Doom Eternal simply by clicking a link in your Chrome browser, Google Stadia aims to make download times and hardware upgrades a thing of the past when it launches later this year. Here's everything we know so far.
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  • Google Stadia Will Have Cross-Platform Play, Cross-Saves

    4 monthes ago - By Game Rant

    Google confirms that its Stadia games platform will offer cross-platform play, allowing players to enjoy multiplayer with their friends on other devices.
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  • GDC: Google Showcases One Of Stadia's Coolest Features

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Google pulled back the curtain on its video game plans during the Game Developers Conference, unveiling its ambitious Stadia cloud gaming platform. Through Stadia, players and developers will not only be able to stream video games across a variety of devices such as smartphones, tablets, and TVs, they'll even be able to share precise in-game moments with others. During the company's keynote address, veteran game designer Dylan Cuthbert took the stage to discuss Stadia's State Share technology. Using the feature, developers will be able to "instantly share a playable moment from the game...
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  • Google Outlines How Stadia YouTube Integration Works

    Google Outlines How Stadia YouTube Integration Works

    4 monthes ago - By IGN

    One of Google's announced features for its game-streaming Stadia platform is a type of YouTube integration that will allow you to begin playing a game while you're watching a video about it.
    To demonstrate the new YouTube integration, Google showed the trailer for Assassin's Creed Odyssey and the new "Play" button creators can add to YouTube videos. Once the trailer is over, Stadia users can click the button and begin playing on their device of choice.
    During streams, a Google Stadia feature called Crowd Play comes into effect. You can watch a game being played, click the Crowd Play...
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  • Google Stadia Can Support 1,000 Player Battle Royale

    4 monthes ago - By Game Rant

    During its GDC 2019 keynote presentation, Google claims that its upcoming Stadia gaming platform can support massive 1,000 player battle royale matches.
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  • Doom Eternal Will Release On Stadia, Google's Cloud Gaming Platform

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    During the Google GDC 2019 keynote , company VP Phil Harrison revealed a new cloud gaming streaming service called Stadia. At a later point in the presentation, id Software executive producer Marty Stratton took the stage to announce Doom Eternal would be one of the games coming to Stadia. Stratton said that Doom Eternal both plays and looks "great" on Stadia. The sequel to 2016's Doom will play in true 4K HDR at 60 FPS on the cloud gaming platform. Stadia itself is designed to unite players, spectators, and developers all on one platform. For example, during Google's keynote, the company...
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  • Google Stadia: the latest updates on the cloud gaming platform

    Google Stadia: the latest updates on the cloud gaming platform

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Every little detail about Stadia
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  • Google Stadia More Powerful than PS4 Pro and Xbox One X Combined

    4 monthes ago - By Game Rant

    At its GDC 2019 keynote address, Google confirms that its Stadia gaming platform will be more powerful than the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X combined.
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  • Stadia Crowd Play and State Share take streaming to new dimension

    Stadia Crowd Play and State Share take streaming to new dimension

    4 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    With Google Stadia, cloud gaming is about to get a lot more interactive - especially on the streaming front. Users will be able to stream gameplay in the Stadia platform , and can use Crowd Play and State Share to invite viewers in to play, too. With Crowd Play, it's about joining in live, with State Share,...
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  • Google Stadia: Cloud Gaming Platform And First-Party Studio Announced

    Google Stadia: Cloud Gaming Platform And First-Party Studio Announced

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Google has formally announced its plans for a video game streaming platform called Stadia , offering games on demand streamed through the cloud. Stadia is planned for launch this year. The platform aims to bring together playing, spectating, and developing games onto a single platform. As an example, you could view Assassin's Creed Odyssey on YouTube and then begin playing it through streaming in "as little as five seconds." Google VP Phil Harrison promised the technology will work across desktops, laptops, TV, tablets, and phones. In a demonstration, the same demo was seen working across...
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  • Google Claims Stadia Is More Powerful Than PS4 and Xbox One Combined

    Google Claims Stadia Is More Powerful Than PS4 and Xbox One Combined

    4 monthes ago - By IGN

    During its GDC 2019 keynote address, Google made the claim that its streaming platform Stadia is more powerful than PS4 and Xbox One... combined.
    During the address, Google claimed Stadia runs at 10.7 GPU teraflops using a single GPU while the PS4 Pro runs at 4.2 GPU teraflops and the Xbox One X runs at 6.0 GPU Teraflops.
    The claim that Stadia runs with 10.7 GPU teraflops is when working with a single GPU. However, using multiple GPUs, Google claims Stadia can run even faster, making computing-intensive tasks like water simulation much easier, and more realistic.
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  • Stadia Is Google's New Video Game Streaming Platform

    Stadia Is Google's New Video Game Streaming Platform

    4 monthes ago - By Geek

    Yes, Google is making a video game thing. After months of speculation (and hopeful montages of social gaming throughout the centuries) Google revealed its new Stadia platform during its GDC keynote. Instead creating...
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  • Google Stadia Announced at GDC 2019

    4 monthes ago - By Game Rant

    Google has revealed their all-new gaming platform, Stadia, a new stream-based platform that hopes to integrate both development and content creation features.
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  • Google Announces "Stadia" Cloud Gaming Platform And Announces First-Party Studio

    Google Announces "Stadia" Cloud Gaming Platform And Announces First-Party Studio

    4 monthes ago - By GameSpot

    Google has often given talks at the Game Developers Conference, but this year it sent out invites making it clear it had bigger plans in mind. At its special presentation today, the company outlined its plans for a video game streaming service called Stadia, offering games on demand. Stadia is planned for launch this year. The platform aims to bring together playing, spectating, and developing games onto a single platform. As an example, you could view Assassin's Creed Odyssey on YouTube and then begin playing it through streaming in "as little as five seconds." Google VP Phil Harrison...
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