Activision Blizzard and Google announced today a multi-year strategic relationship to power new player experiences. Google Cloud will serve as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard’s game hosting infrastructure and YouTube as its exclusive streaming partner worldwide, excluding China, for live broadcasts of its popular esports leagues and events — including Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone Esports, and more. With hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world, Activision Blizzard sought a partner to help enhance its gaming infrastructure, as well as deliver superior, low-latency player experiences. The company turned to Google Cloud because of its … Continue reading Activision Blizzard And Google Partner for Hosting and Streaming
Google made a big splash by unveiling its Stadia service, which claims to run games in 4K over a streaming connection with no local console needed. Todd is hopeful, but he’s been burned by streaming services before. Will Stadia make the grade?
Stadia is the cloud-gaming service from Google, which promises seamless gaming across devices and sets its stall out against the console manufacturers. Is Stadia really the future of gaming?
This week our Time Waster take some time away from his normal games to look at the Google Maps Pac-Man that was released for April Fool’s Day.