NetEase joins Tencent on track to bring cloud gaming to China. The company started an open beta test of its streaming platform called NetEase Cloud Games.
Three senior Assassin’s Creed developers left Ubisoft to work at Jade Raymond’s Stadia Games and Entertainment studio.
To stream on Steam or not to stream? That is the question posed on Twitter by Mike Rose of No More Robots.
Since announcing Project xCloud last year, Microsoft has been testing it internally among its employees. Now it has opened the streaming service for a public trial in the United States, United Kingdom and Korea.
Twitch has purchased IGDB, the Internet Games Database, a website that combines the information about games into a comprehensive resource similar to Amazon’s IMDb.
With streaming clearly being the next big thing in gaming, it seems like the subscription model might become the new distribution standard. After all, streaming and subscription go hand in hand in other industries. Video…
Yesterday, Google announced new details about its streaming platform Stadia, which the company teased 3 months ago. Two types of subscription will be available: paid and free. The paid version is launching this November.
Sony executives have shared their vision for the future of PlayStation. During the Investor Relations Day, they talked about backward compatibility and how streaming will not replace downloads and disc drives.
The unlikely alliance between Sony and Microsoft took everyone by surprise last week. Including Sony’s own PlayStation division.
Small game companies have paid streamers to promote their games for ages. Now big publishers like Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard, Ubisoft, and Take-Two have embraced the marketing power of live broadcasting.