• Game Developers React To Google Stadia's Surprise Shutdown

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Google's announcement of Stadia shutting down early next year took many people by surprise, including several games developers who planned to release their titles on the cloud streaming service. When Stadia first launched a few years ago, it did so with a small but respectable library of games that slowly grew in time. Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Destiny 2, and Cyberpunk 2077 were big names on the cloud platform, but Stadia was also home to a large number of indie games that found a new audience on the service. With Stadia officially winding down on January 18, 2023, several developers...
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  • RIP Google Stadia: the latest news on the discontinued cloud gaming service

    RIP Google Stadia: the latest news on the discontinued cloud gaming service

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
    Stadia will shut down on January 18th, 2023. Here, you'll find the latest developments on the service as its winds down as well as pieces from our writers on its impact on the gaming and tech industry.
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  • Google's Stadia Shutdown Has Caught Stadia Developers Totally Off Guard

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    While it's a great move that Google has chosen to refund all players hardware and software purchases through Google Stadia ahead of the cloud gaming service shutting down, one thing they do not seem to have considered is the effect it has on developers
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  • The Morning After: Google is shutting down Stadia, its game streaming service

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    Despite denials until mid-2022, Stadia is winding down. The technically impressive game streaming service, which delivered current-gen games through smartphones, PCs, tablets and even Chromecast, is the latest victim of Google's long list of service casualties. Google said the service "hasn't gained the traction with users that we expected." That's entirely true. Google closed its internal game development studios early last year, and the company sadly failed to turn things around, even as rumors swirled that Stadia wasn't long for this world. It's a shame, as the service worked incredibly...
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  • Remembering all those times Google said it was committed to Stadia

    Remembering all those times Google said it was committed to Stadia

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    In the end, were we not the ones getting played? | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
    Come January, Google will be shutting down its Stadia cloud gaming service. In some ways, the move isn't much of a surprise - as my colleagues have pointed out, there's been doubt about whether Google was in it for the long haul with Stadia basically ever since it was announced in March 2019 .
    If you've been listening to what the company said about the service, though, you'd be forgiven for being blindsided. Up until the very end, Google insisted there's a wonderful future for Stadia, and that...
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