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Streaming data reveals Ninja isn’t Twitch king, Fortnite still reigns supreme

Stream Elements and Stream Hatchet teamed up to produce the State of the Stream Q1 2019, a report that reveals a multitude of data. A few takeaways include Ninja not producing the best month of views, and Apex Legends' performance diving. The post Streaming data reveals Ninja isn’t Twitch king, Fortnite still reigns supreme appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Game Streaming, Twitch, YouTube Gaming


Microsoft Claims Nearly Half of People in the U.S. Don't Use the Internet at Broadband Speeds

Tomorrow the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing to better examine the state of broadband maps in the U.S. These maps currently suggest just 25 million Americans are without access to broadband internet, which is defined as speeds of 25Mbps. But according to numbers released by Microsoft today, 162.8 million…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Internet, Internet Access, Streaming, Game Streaming, Senate Commerce Committee, Rural Internet, Broadband Speeds


Google Stadia: Everything we know so far

Google Stadia could be the game streaming service that finally does it right. Google promises high-resolution, HDR gaming, at high-frame rates for anyone in the world on almost any device. It's a tall order, but if anyone can do it, it's Google. The post Google Stadia: Everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Gaming, Trends, Web, Computing, Game Streaming, Stadia


New experiments with transcripts, plus game streaming and social platforms

From Extra Crunch Apologies – yesterday’s daily got stuck on a plane from LAX and never sent out. This is your combined Tuesday + Wednesday editions. New Experiment: The Bold Italic’s popular podcast This is Your Life in Silicon Valley is a mainstay on playlists in the Bay Area. Given the popularity of Equity’s transcripts, we are experimenting with transcribing non-TechCrunch podcasts as a member benefit of Extra Crunch. The transcript of the first episode is an interview with Oakland mayor L...
Tags: Tech, Silicon Valley, Game Streaming, Oakland, Lucas Matney, Apple News, Eric Eldon, Bay Area, Cooley LLP, Copyright Reform, Taylor Lorenz, Vipkid, Eric Peckham, The Extra Crunch Daily, Greg Epstein, Getty Images Stories


How 5G networks will make low-latency game streaming a reality

Faster speeds and more bandwidth are some of the many promises that 5G can deliver, but for gamers, the most important thing is low latency. To achieve low latency, carriers like AT&T and Verizon are exploring hybrid models for game streaming and mixed reality experiences. The post How 5G networks will make low-latency game streaming a reality appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Computing, Gaming, 5G, AT&T, Game Streaming, Nvidia, Verizon


All the Game Streaming Services Google Stadia Is Up Against

This week Google announced Stadia, a gaming service that runs from the cloud rather than a console in your living room or a souped-up gaming rig in your study. The concept of streaming games over the web isn’t new though—these are the other services that Stadia is going up against, and what they offer.Read more...
Tags: Game Streaming, Google Stadia, Geforce Now, Project Xcloud, Playstation Now, Blade Shadow, Gaming


How Will Google Overcome Stadia's Biggest Obstacle?

The problem with a gaming platform that relies entirely on the internet is that it relies on the internet. Stadia, Google’s new streaming game platform, will require that users have a robust internet connection to work, and that’s a big problem. “It’s what has plagued game streaming from the beginning,” said Pat…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Game Streaming, GDC, Stadia, GDC 2019, Stadia Google


How Much Would You Pay for a Holy Grail Google Stadia Subscription

Today was the big coming out party for Stadia, Google’s upcoming game streaming platform that promises to let you play games over the internet on practically any device, and hopefully lag-free.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Game Streaming, Consumer Tech, Stadia, Google Stadia, Stadia Google, How Much Will It Cost


The 9 biggest questions about Google’s Stadia game streaming service

is an impressive piece of engineering to be sure: Delivering high definition, high framerate, low latency video to devices like tablets and phones is an accomplishment in itself. But the game streaming services faces serious challenges if it wants to compete with the likes of Xbox and PlayStation, or even plain old PCs and smartphones. Here are our nine biggest questions about what the service will be and how it’ll work. 1. What’s the game selection like? We saw Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey (a ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Gadgets, Mobile, Gaming, Hardware, Microsoft, Youtube, Tech, List, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Game Streaming, Ubisoft


Google Stadia's Only Hardware Is This Special Controller

Today, Google announced its new Stadia game streaming platform that lets gamers play games on pretty much anything with an internet connection. Laptops, desktops, phones, and even TV’s with a Chromecast Ultra attached are all supported. That means there’s no need to go out and buy a new console to get access to…Read more...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Science, Game Streaming, GDC, Consumer Tech, Stadia, Chromecast Ultra, Streaming Games, Stadia Controller


Here’s all the news from the Google Stadia GDC presentation

Google announced its new game streaming service Stadia during GDC 2019. Here is all the news from the event, including news on YouTube streaming and quickly accessing your favorite new games. The post Here’s all the news from the Google Stadia GDC presentation appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Gaming, Cloud, News, Youtube, Trends, Game Streaming, Stadia, Google Stadia GDC


Google’s Stadia lets you stream big-time games from nearly any device

At GDC 2019, Google unveiled Stadia, a game streaming service that lets you play games on PC, tablets, smartphones, and TVs. Stadia looks to open up gaming to everyone, removing the need to buy additional hardware. The post Google’s Stadia lets you stream big-time games from nearly any device appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Gaming, News, Trends, Game Streaming, GDC, Stadia


Google scores a custom AMD GPU to power its Stadia cloud gaming hardware

Google’s new Stadia game streaming service may be great for people who don’t own a powerful PC or console, but those games have to run somewhere — specifically, in a Google datacenter. And the hardware they run on will be largely powered by a custom graphics card from AMD that, on paper at least, puts the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X to shame. In its presentation at GDC today, Google touted its partnership with AMD, which created the unnamed card for integration with its Stadia “instances,” the Lin...
Tags: Google, TC, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Tech, Streaming, Game Streaming, Amd, Gpu, GDC, AMD GPU, GDC 2019


This May Be the Hideous Logo for Google's New Game Streaming Service

A Google exhibit at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday appears to be teasing some sort of hardware related to its widely rumored video game streaming service, albeit with a logo that looks like Doritos and the wifi symbol had a monstrous love child.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Video Games, San Francisco, Chromecast, Streaming, Game Streaming, Game Developers Conference, Video Game Streaming


For the Gamechanger charity, comforting sick kids with games isn’t child’s play

Gamechanger is a worldwide charity that helps thousands of children each year, bringing them gifts and video games to keep them entertained during their hospital stay. Yet all started in a garage during a family’s darkest hour. The post For the Gamechanger charity, comforting sick kids with games isn’t child’s play appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Charity, Trends, Game Streaming, Twitch, Game Changing


Here are the best game-streaming services for 2019

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 Here are the best game-streaming services for 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Game Streaming, Playstation Now, Gamefly, GeForce Now, Xbox Live Game Pass


Google could bring new controller and social features for Project Stream

Google has filed a patent application for controller-side notifications in video games, and it raises questions about the scope of its Project Stream service. Thus far, only one game is supported. The post Google could bring new controller and social features for Project Stream appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Gaming, News, Trends, Game Streaming, Project Stream, xCloud


Apple reportedly takes on Microsoft with its own ‘Netflix for games’

Apple is reportedly in the early stages of developing its own subscription service "Netflix for games" and it will apparently be courting developers to work with the company as a publisher. The post Apple reportedly takes on Microsoft with its own ‘Netflix for games’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Cloud, Business, News, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, Game Streaming, xCloud


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