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Google formally reveals its new game streaming platform Stadia, works on basically any screen

Google just took the wraps off "Stadia," its new multi-platform, game-streaming service. Some details, like precise pricing and specific dates for availability, are still unknown, but we've pulled together all the details mentioned at the GDC keynote reveal for you, so let's take a look.

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Watch Google's GDC 2019 keynote livestream here

If you fancy yourself a betting man, you're probably taking the odds on Google's chances of announcing a new game-streaming service today. After hearing whispers about it for weeks, it's sure looking likely that we're about to get all the details as part of Google's GDC 2019 keynote address. That presentation is just about to get started, and you can watch it right here.

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Google sets up shop at GDC, details about game streaming service start to leak

Google's long-fabled game streaming service is nearly here. After months of rumors, the company has a keynote scheduled for tomorrow at GDC, where it will most likely announce the service. Google has already set up an exhibit ahead of the event, and details about the service have started to leak.

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Facebook app gets a new Gaming tab in the navigation bar

Facebook, in a further attempt to compete with the likes of Twitch and YouTube, has added a dedicated Gaming tab to the navigation bar in the main app. In doing so, the company is hoping to help you find games and streamers to watch, whether you want to play something new with your friends or catch up on the last esports match.

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[Update: New teaser, livestream] Google plans for gaming conference news stoke streaming-service fires

Several news outlets are reporting receiving invitations from Google for an announcement set to take place at the 2019 GDC (Game Developer Conference) next month. Details included in the invitation itself are sparse, apparently stating only that "all will be revealed" at a keynote during the conference on March 19th at 10AM PT, 1PM ET. This effective announcement of an upcoming announcement has renewed speculation surrounding Google's potential entry into the game-streaming market.

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YouTube v14.06 prepares to raise the limit for offline video quality, and more [APK Teardown]

If you're just about to leave the comfort of Wi-Fi to risk expensive data fees and dead zones — or, you know, get on a plane for 2 hours — you might plan ahead and download some YouTube videos to kill some time. If you're like most people, you still want to see the highest possible quality, so you might have been disappointed that YouTube caps offline downloads at a measly 720p. That may be changing as it looks like the cap will be rising to a cool 1080p in the future.

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Project Stream is over, testers hold their breath for promised freebie

Google's Project Stream "test" is over. The experimental service, which streamed Assassin's Creed Odyssey to volunteers in a handful of US markets, was slated to end on January 15th. Participants who played for at least one hour should be getting a free PC copy of the game, plus a handful of helix credits, though they don't appear to have been distributed just yet.

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Amazon is reportedly developing its own game-streaming platform

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Sony's PlayJ app lets you screen share games and watch videos with friends [APK Download]

Sony has just released a new app called PlayJ for users who want to share experiences with their friends. Mobile gamers can stream their playing action to another person's device so they can watch, and videos can also be viewed together remotely.

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Google's Project Stream will let you stream high-end games in Chrome

Google's focus on cloud-centric technologies is nothing new. It pushes web services, the Chrome browser, and the cloud-based Chrome OS. There have even been rumors of a Google streaming game service called Yeti. Now, Google is going public with its interest in game streaming with Project Stream. This experimental technology can allegedly stream a AAA game to your browser with minimal lag and no graphical degradation.

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