Following Google Stadia

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  • Armoured_Bear 19 Mar 2019 16:52:12 27,514 posts
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    Reveal in 10 minutes.
    Anyone excited?
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:08:17
    Decent streaming service would be good.

    This speech is very uninspiring.
  • X201 19 Mar 2019 17:08:33 19,577 posts
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    I look forward to the Google overlords being able to track me in yet another way.
  • Ror 19 Mar 2019 17:10:01 19,037 posts
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    This is deeply boring so far.

    I'm not particularly enthused by the idea of a Google console, honestly. There's a rumour they've partnered with Sega in some way, possibly IP revivals. Like that character in that film said, "not like this :( :( :("
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:10:09
    It's a platform for EVERYONE.

    As opposed to the other platforms that you're not allowed to use.

    This is just marketing bollocks so far.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:10:45
    Community. Like, share, subscribe. One love. Everyone. Diversity. Excited. Platform.
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  • Ror 19 Mar 2019 17:13:13 19,037 posts
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    What a crummy name.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:13:48
    Called Stadia. Sounds shite.
  • Ror 19 Mar 2019 17:13:56 19,037 posts
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    Holy fuck Phil Harrison looks old.
  • Switch024 19 Mar 2019 17:14:19 3,444 posts
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    Shit name.
  • mrpon 19 Mar 2019 17:15:06 35,575 posts
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    For anyone lazy.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:15:39
    Sounds like they're trying to force YouTube onto some sort of gaming platform to bum twitch.
  • TheSaint 19 Mar 2019 17:21:15 18,943 posts
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    The tech looks pretty impressive.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:21:22
    The USP so far is 'you're watching someone play Ass Creed and you want to play it yourself so click play and play it'.

    It's got that whiff of 'trying hard to solve a problem that doesn't really exist'. It'll be rotting with google plus and goggles in 12 months.

    Some of the streaming stuff looks good. A gaming Netflix is surely the way it's going, so if they are first to market with it fair play to them, it might take off.
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Mar 2019 17:23:08 27,514 posts
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    I really hate the standard American way of presenting shit and the whopping morons in the crowd.
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Mar 2019 17:24:14 27,514 posts
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    Considering how shit Youtube image quality is, I'm sceptical.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:24:38
    Armoured_Bear wrote:
    I really hate the standard American way of presenting shit and the whopping morons in the crowd.
    They were whooping for some boring 2 minute video about humans playing games.

    MARKETING WHOOOP YES
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Mar 2019 17:25:28 27,514 posts
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    I'm watching the stream on Youtube and despite a wired gigabit/s internet connection it's compressed and shit.
  • Deleted user 19 March 2019 17:28:07
    What happens if you don't give a fuck about sharing stuff on youtube? I know it's basically a full time job for a minority of gamers, but do most people give a shit?

    It's not an attractive USP for me.
  • Switch024 19 Mar 2019 17:34:58 3,444 posts
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    It all sounds pretty impressive to me. Doom Eternal at 4K 60FPS with no console.
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Mar 2019 17:36:50 27,514 posts
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    Do they get a bonus for each time they say "the best of google"?
  • MrWonderstuff 19 Mar 2019 17:40:57 3,055 posts
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    Yea sounds good. Wonder what net connection will be required.
  • robthehermit 19 Mar 2019 17:44:18 7,515 posts
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    I'm more interested in project xcloud.
  • Ror 19 Mar 2019 17:45:36 19,037 posts
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    I can see a lot of devs not liking save state sharing.
  • Armoured_Bear 19 Mar 2019 17:47:18 27,514 posts
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    I'd put money on it hitting their claimed resolution but with a noticeably compressed image.

    The focus of this seems to be killing Twitch.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 19 Mar 2019 17:47:58 17,917 posts
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    It's all quite interesting. Is there any word on the payment model? I'm assuming it's effectively a subscription service, but does that include all the games like Netflix?

    If it is that, it's a complete game changer, and Google have been fucking smart to be first out with something like that.
  • robthehermit 19 Mar 2019 17:48:58 7,515 posts
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    You could walk to Pluto and back a dozen times.

    No you couldn't, you could walk the equivalent distance you knob.
  • Ror 19 Mar 2019 17:50:12 19,037 posts
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    Oh god, they've brought a youtuber.
  • robthehermit 19 Mar 2019 17:51:00 7,515 posts
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    I believe the cool kids call them influencers.
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