• Stadia is a year old today - and it's still not a viable alternative to console and PC gaming

    15 days ago - By Android Police

    As new home consoles launch, Google fails to make a case for its cloud gaming platform
    One year ago today, Google launched Stadia, which, at the time, seemed like a promising new player in the gaming space. I reviewed it back then and found that while streaming performance was everything I could've hoped for, the selection of games and availability of basic features were both lacking. The number of available games on the platform has increased roughly fivefold since day one, and a lot of the features that weren't ready for launch, like achievements and family game sharing , are here - but...
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  • Stadia one year later: The grass is looking greener from up here in the cloud

    Stadia one year later: The grass is looking greener from up here in the cloud

    15 days ago - By Android Police

    Like it or not, Stadia has improved a lot in a year
    It's finally here - the day when everyone who said Google's cloud gaming platform would be canceled in less than a year are officially wrong. That's right, Stadia is turning one today. It's been a rollercoaster of a ride with plenty of highs and lows. However, despite it all, I still believe Stadia has grown a lot in 12 short months, and it's time we give it some credit.
    I'll be the first to say it : The tech and gaming press at large have been pretty hard on Stadia from the start.
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