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Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella referred to the company's Project xCloud game streaming service as "Netflix for games." The service will let users play Xbox and PC games on a variety of devices. The post Microsoft CEO says Project xCloud is the ‘Netflix for games’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Netflix, Xbox, Game Streaming, xCloud


Verizon video game streaming service leaked, currently testing on Nvidia Shield

Verizon is currently testing a video game streaming service that is already running on the Nvidia Shield set-top box, according to The Verge. The platform, named Verizon Gaming, will also eventually launch on Android smartphones. The post Verizon video game streaming service leaked, currently testing on Nvidia Shield appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Verizon, Gaming, News, Trends, Game Streaming, Nvidia Shield, Cloud Gaming, Verizon Gaming


Amazon's World Domination Is Reportedly Extending to a Game Streaming Service

Amazon has a well-deserved reputation for taking over whatever industry it gets itself into, but its record of success is far from flawless. The online retailer has spent years hesitantly flirting with the gaming business with little to show for it. But as the wide-open field of game streaming picks up steam, it…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Game Streaming, Fire TV


Amazon Reportedly At Work On Game Streaming Platform

Amazon is looking into joining the ranks of game streaming platforms like Microsoft and Google, according to reporting by The Information. Sources close to Amazon (“two people briefed on the plans”) state that the company is currently developing its own game streaming service and is in talks with publishers about distributing games on said platform. […]
Tags: Google, Amazon, News, Microsoft, Streaming, Game Streaming


Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

eSports has become a global phenomenon. While it's growing very quickly, it only represents about 1% of the global gaming market. I this post, my partner Kevin Baxpehler covers the trends in the... This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more!
Tags: Trends, Blizzard, Tencent, Valve, Game Streaming, Esports, Epic Games, Activision, Riot Games, Newzoo, Fortnite, Remagine Ventures, Esports Teams, Game Analytics, Kevin Baxpehler


Microsoft’s game streaming service Mixer adds more ways for streamers to make money

Microsoft today is rolling out a new version of its game streaming service, Mixer, which it’s calling “Season 2” to reflect the fact that the changes are ongoing, not a one-day release. The company says it’s specifically investing in new areas around expression, monetization, and creator communities. The first of these, called Skills, are focused on giving users more ways to participate in chats with stickers and GIFs, and other screen effects that remind you a bit of those you’d find on iMes...
Tags: Gaming, Games, Microsoft, Tech, Streaming, Game Streaming, Sparks, Mixer, Sparks Patronage


The best game streaming services

You can still get your physical video game discs or cartridges at your local store or download games digitally, but another option is even more convenient: game streaming. Here are the best game streaming services. The post The best game streaming services appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Game Streaming, Jump, Playstation Now, Gamefly, GeForce Now, Xbox Live Game Pass


Twitch announces group streaming and a karaoke game for its 1M concurrent viewers

The teens were out in force today in San Jose for the annual TwitchCon game streaming conference. There, Twitch announced that at any given time, 1 million people are watching it (up from 746,000 last year), and it seemed like that many game lovers were at TwitchCon in person to meet some of the half-million web celebs that broadcast each day on the service. Considering Twitch said just 2 million were broadcasting per month in December, the service’s growth is still explosive under Amazon’s o...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Social, TC, Gaming, Facebook, Apps, Video, Media, US, Tech, Canada, San Jose, Game Streaming, Twitch, Justin


Our Game Streaming Future: A Dystopian Retreat From Innovation, Risk

Imagine a world where your favorite game is playable on any device: your PC, your phone, your toaster. This idyllic daydream — our amusements readily available in all places, finally unchained and free — is being promised to us not by niche hobbyists working in their garage but the biggest of tech company titans. And […]
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Opinion, Streaming, Game Streaming, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts


Microsoft leaps into game streaming across devices with Project xCloud

Microsoft has announced Project xCloud, a streaming service bringing a library of Xbox games to more devices. The service is scheduled to have a technical test in 2019, and will run on Azure technology. The post Microsoft leaps into game streaming across devices with Project xCloud appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Game Streaming, xCloud


Google’s ‘Project Stream’ will let you play major games on the Chrome browser

Google announced Project Stream, a game streaming service that allows you to play AAA games directly from your Chrome browser. The first game being offered during the technical test is Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The post Google’s ‘Project Stream’ will let you play major games on the Chrome browser appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Gaming, News, Trends, Web, Game Streaming, Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft, AAA, Project Stream


Google gets into game streaming with Project Stream and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in Chrome

Earlier this year, we heard rumors that Google was working on a game-streaming service. It looks like those rumors were true. The company today unveiled “Project Stream,” and while Google calls this a “technical test” to see how well game streaming to Chrome works, it’s clear that this is the foundational technology for a game-streaming service. To sweeten the pot, Google is launching this test in partnership with Ubisoft and giving a limited number of players free access to Assassin’s Cre...
Tags: Google, TC, Gaming, Cloud, Tech, Game Streaming, Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft, Assassin, Creed Odyssey


A Service that Lets You Use Windows 10 on Any Computer or Phone Is Going Nationwide

Back at CES in January, French company Blade seemed to promise the moon. For a monthly fee, the company would give users access to a high-end Windows 10 machine, with the latest CPU from Intel and a beefy Nvidia 1080 GPU built in. The computer would be housed at a server farm, which means as long as you had an…Read more...
Tags: Science, Intel, Ces, Streaming, Game Streaming, Gpu, Streaming Services, Shadow


Twitch streamers can now let viewers react with GIFs

Giphy is coming to Twitch . For the first time, Giphy is bringing its library of animated GIFs to the Amazon-owned game streaming service. The company today is launching a Giphy extension for Twitch streamers that will allow viewers to react in real-time using GIFs during a broadcast. The idea is that GIFs could make streams more engaging and entertaining, which would, in turn, attract retain viewers for longer periods of time. Twitch extensions were first introduced last year, but only rec...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Tech, Gifs, Game Streaming, Twitch, Streaming Service, Giphy, Twitch Giphy, Amir Shevat Twitch VP


Game stream service found adware plaguing over 78,000 ‘Fortnite’ players

Game streaming service Rainway found adware plaguing over 78,000 Fortnite gamers. Rainway's client includes a tracker that records error reports for the engineering team. Hundreds of thousands of reports began appearing June 26. The post Game stream service found adware plaguing over 78,000 ‘Fortnite’ players appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Web, Computing, Game Streaming, Adware, Fortnite, Rainway, Game Mod


Microsoft Exec on Future of Xbox, Game Streaming, Game Pass

While Microsoft says it remains committed to the Xbox console, it also has come to understand that to succeed in gaming at a scale that matches the growing form of entertainment, the company can’t simply court people who play games on a console. And that is Microsoft’s goal, to reach not just a market in […]
Tags: Microsoft, Xbox One, Features, Xbox, Game Streaming, Cloud Services, E3, Phil Spencer, Game Pass, E3 2018


Netflix viewers control the story with interactive ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’

Netflix and Telltale Games have partnered to bring an interactive version of Minecraft: Story Mode to the movie and television streaming service. Though not a full game, it will let viewers make their own choices. The post Netflix viewers control the story with interactive ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Netflix, Game Streaming, Minecraft, Movies & TV, Telltale


Microsoft is Working on its Own Game Streaming, Netflix-Like Service

Microsoft is working on a game-streaming service that will deliver “console quality gaming on any device,” Phil Spencer, executive president of gaming at Microsoft, announced during Microsoft’s E3 press conference on Sunday. “Gaming is now at its most vibrant,” he said. “In this significant moment we are constantly challenging ourselves about where we can take gaming […]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Xbox, Game Streaming, E3, Cloud Gaming, Phil Spencer, E3 2018, Netflix Like Service


You won’t find the new pop stars in movies. You’ll find them on Twitch.

Game streaming on Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and other sites has become a worldwide phenomenon. You likely know that already – but you may be surprised by how many people tune in, and how much money popular streamers make. The post You won’t find the new pop stars in movies. You’ll find them on Twitch. appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Youtube, Trends, Game Streaming, Twitch, Game Streams, Gaming Stream


Facebook takes on YouTube, Twitch, and Mixer with a game broadcast channel

Facebook is experimenting with a new gaming video "destination" that combines all the live and pre-recorded gaming videos posted on the network. Facebook splits its one-stop video showcase into five sections. The post Facebook takes on YouTube, Twitch, and Mixer with a game broadcast channel appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, Facebook, Business, News, Trends, Social Media, Web, Computing, Game Streaming, Facebook Stars, Gaming Creator Program, Level Up Program, YouTube Twitch and Mixer


Microsoft’s Twitch rival Mixer gets a revamp, including new developer tools for interactive gameplay

Microsoft is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its game streaming service and Twitch competitor, Mixer, with a host of new features, including a refresh of the user experience and the launch of an expanded developer toolkit called MixPlay. The new streamer tools will roll out along with the revamped version of Mixer .com across desktop and mobile web, and will initially be available to Mixer Pro subscribers. The company claims the service saw more than 10 million monthly active users ...
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Tech, Game Streaming, Twitch, UST, Dota, Microsoft Store, Mixer


The best game-streaming services

You can still get your physical video game discs or cartridges at your local store or download games digitally, but another option is even more convenient: game streaming. Here are the best game streaming services. The post The best game-streaming services appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Game Streaming, Jump, Playstation Now, Gamefly, GeForce Now, Xbox Live Game Pass


Microsoft partners with Lightstream Studio to bring customization tools to Mixer streamers

Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, Mixer, is giving streamers a new way to customize their channels. The company has entered into a partnership with Lightstream Studio to allow Mixer streamers to add images, overlays, transitions, and text to their streams, or to switch between scenes. The goal is to make it easier for creators to give their streams a more professional look-and-feel, without requiring they have a lot of technical expertise. Instead, the partnership will allow streamers to rout...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Microsoft, Tech, Streaming, Game Streaming, Josh Stein, Mixer, Lightstream Studio


Mixer, Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, adds game sales

 Twitch has long since allowed its streamers to generate revenue from their channels through things like subscriptions, virtual tipping, and game sales. Today, Microsoft is adopting one of those features for its own game streaming service, Mixer, with today’s launch of “Direct Purchase.” The addition will allow streamers to promote purchases – including game titles and… Read More
Tags: Gaming, Ecommerce, Microsoft, Tech, Game Streaming, Streaming Service, Mixer


Google's Rumored 'Yeti' Project Could Be Big For Game Streaming

Companies like Sony and Nvidia have tried to make game streaming a thing for years, so gamers can skip the download process entirely and instead stream games from the cloud. But only recently has the tech been good enough to make it feasible. Sony has PS Now, which can stream games over the internet to a PS4 or PC,…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Gaming, Science, Sony, Nvidia, Game Streaming, Consoles, Yeti, Google Yeti


Chinese game streaming platform Chushou raises Series D, adds Google as investor

 Google has added Chinese mobile game livestreaming platform Chushou to its list of investments in Asia. The Beijing-based startup announced today that it has closed a Series D round, which Google joined as a new investor, that brings its total funding so far to over $120 million. Chushou’s previous investors Qiming Venture, Shunwei Capital and Alpha X Capital, also returned for this round. Read More
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, TC, Gaming, Asia, China, Tech, Beijing, Streaming, Game Streaming, Livestreaming, Chushou, Qiming Venture Shunwei Capital and Alpha X Capital


Game footage never looked so clear: Elgato launches 4K60 Pro capture card

One of the most well-known capture card brands, Elgato, has just launched the 4K60 Pro. Players can now capture crisp 4K visuals at a smooth 60 frames per second. For more frames, players can reduce the resolution. The post Game footage never looked so clear: Elgato launches 4K60 Pro capture card appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Web, Game Streaming, 4k Streaming, Elgato, Capture Card


Playkey raises $2.8M to fund its US expansion

 Playkey, a game streaming service we saw earlier this year at Disrupt NY, has just closed an additional $2.8 million round of funding from Russia’s Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF). Created at the suggestion of Vladimir Putin in 2013, the IIDF has invested in 293 companies to-date with the objective to strengthen infrastructure for Russian businesses. However, the investment… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Tech, Streaming, Game Streaming, Disrupt Ny, Playkey, Iidf, Internet Initiatives Development Fund


AMD and LiquidSky To Introduce Game Rendering / Streaming Service

AMD will be launching a new remote game streaming / rendering service which will compete with NVIDIA's GeForce now streaming service. This service is being developed in partnership with LiquidSky, who will operate the service using AMD Radeon "Vega"-based remote GPUs.
Tags: Gaming, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Game Streaming, Amd, Pc Gaming, Vega, Game Rendering, LiquidSky


Nvidia Is Bringing Better Game Streaming to Facebook Live

Thanks to Nvidia, you’ll soon be able to stream tons of games to Facebook Live. At its big CES press conference, Nvidia made the announcement, which could help make Facebook Live a bona fide platform for esports and friendly game streaming.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nvidia, Game Streaming, Facebook Live