Google Stadia assessment: thanks for enjoying

A beta worth waiting longer for Google Stadia works. That’s what you came here to find out, and I won’t bury the lede: on Tuesday, November 19th, Google will launch a cloud service that truly lets you play big-budget games without discs or downloads, consoles or gaming PCs. That’s because Stadia lets you stream the…

 

Who’s Listening When You Speak to Your Google Assistant?

Google, Amazon, and Apple say their AI-powered virtual assistants make it easier to get things done on smartphones or at home. Last month, a couple in the Waasmunster area of Belgium got an unexpected lesson in how these supposedly automated helpers really work.Tim Verheyden, a journalist with Belgian public broadcaster VRT, contacted the couple bearing…

 

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder’s Version

Today, Google also announced its “first wave” of Stadia launch titles. These are: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Doom Eternal, Doom (2016), Rage 2, The Elder Scrolls Online, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Destiny 2, Get Packed, Grid, Metro Exodus, Thumper, Farming Simulator 19, Baldur’s Gate 3, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Football Manager, Samurai Shodown, Final Fantasy…