Google is killing Stadia, issuing refunds for hardware and games

Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Stages not long for this world. Google’s cloud gaming service will be around for a few more months until it’s completely shut down in January. The news came through a blog post by Stadia’s General Manager, Phil Harrison, where he goes in details on how Google is phasing out its … Read more

The HP Victus 15 brings solid gaming performance to the masses

Photo: Prakhar Khanna/Gizmodo The gaming laptops we cover here tend to be on the expensive side, thanks to the latest high-end chips and graphics inside. But from college students to those who care more about access to new games than fidelity, there’s a whole market of gaming laptops that cost less than $1000. Enter the … Read more

PS Plus should be for old games, not new game releases

god of war Sony If you want even more clear proof that Sony has no plans to follow Microsoft’s lead of the first launch of exclusive games on Game Pass, here’s PlayStation’s Shuhei Yoshida, making very clear how he sees PS Plus in the games lifecycle on Playstation: “For Extra, our approach is that we … Read more

Get ready and start gaming with the best Xbox deals of September 2022

Graphic: Joe Tillelic Whether you’re rocking an Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, or Xbox One, you might be looking for a new game to get through the pandemic quarantine doldrums. Fortunately, there are many recent releases at great discounts right now, along with controller bargains. Watch and play! It puts a big smile on … Read more

Xbox gets one of the most powerful new features in gaming

Microsoft has taken a game from Stadia’s strategy book by adding one of the most innovative features for instant access to games. VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES Using the cloud, Microsoft is gearing up for its interconnected empire of multi-platform online gaming. A big part of cloud gaming is reducing friction and providing easy access … Read more

Microsoft, Xbox and Special Olympics team up for this year’s ‘Gaming For Inclusion’ event

Microsoft, Xbox and Special Olympics are teaming up to make gaming more inclusive. Microsoft/Xbox In a blog post published last month, Microsoft and Xbox announced the upcoming second annual Gaming for Inclusion event in partnership with Special Olympics. The fully virtual, multi-day esports tournament aims to “make gaming inclusive and welcoming to all players so … Read more

Razer Unveils New Kishi Gaming Controller for iPhone

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These partner relationships do not affect our editorial content. Razer has released an updated version of its Kishi gaming controller for iPhones with an improved design and a new customization app. Razer’s new controller … Read more

Sony May Release PC Games Launcher, Spider-Man Files Reveal

Photo: Joe Buglewicz (Getty Images) With his recent high profile PC releases of previously exclusive games Like it god of war and Horizon Zero Dawn, Sony seems to be making a shift to market its video game business as a hybrid console PC company. utilitiesnew datamined files referring to a PlayStation PC game launcher could … Read more

Gaming companies: The gaming industry’s fortunes fade as spending comes under pressure after a pandemic

Gaming companies are facing a slowdown in video game demand due to pandemic spikes, casting doubt on their ability to weather an economic downturn. Rising prices and a lack of hit titles have compounded the problems for video game publishers Activision Blizzard Inc and Electronic Arts, who are also dealing with supply chain delays and … Read more

Parallels Desktop 18 Enhances Windows App and Gaming Support on Apple Silicon

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and can earn commissions as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac has been released, with the latest version bringing more support for Windows apps on Apple Silicon Macs, as well as … Read more