Google Summons the Power of YouTube and the Cloud in Bid to Shake up Gaming

Google Vice President Phil Harrison on stage at the 2019 Game Developers Conference to announce his company's game-streaming service Stadia launching later in the year. (Photo credit: Livestream screenshot)

At this year’s Game Developers Conference, Google introduced its game-streaming service called Stadia touted as an industry wake-up call and taking aim at not only incumbents Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft, but going after Amazon and its subsidiary Twitch. Perplexing name-aside, Stadia’s appeal may be its lack of hardware — Google is drawing from not only… Continue reading Google Summons the Power of YouTube and the Cloud in Bid to Shake up Gaming