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Gather Around -- Google Has Entered the Game Industry
12-Mar-19 2:19pm
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Boss
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Teaser:
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Join us March 19, 2019 10AM PDT live at https://g.co/gdcreve... as we unveil Google's vision for the future of gaming.

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12-Mar-19 2:26pm
#2
whitefire
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Isn't it just going to be that web browser stuff?

12-Mar-19 2:33pm
#3
Boss
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whitefire wrote:
Isn't it just going to be that web browser stuff?
Most don't think so since they filed patents for a controller. So the speculation they will have a Game Streaming box with some type of service (buy as you go or subscription based is yet to be seen). http://www.ilounge.c...
12-Mar-19 2:40pm
#4
DefaultGen
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I guess it will be interesting to see what it is, but it's going to be competing on price not quality so probably not really aimed at enthusiasts who talk about games all day. A streaming service can't compete with an HDMI cable, no matter how good your internet or how low the latency, so either the hardware has to be cheap or it's gotta offer a subscription with a ton of games (OnLive but better?)

12-Mar-19 3:07pm
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tonymack21
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that's what im thinking, something like OnLive but maybe better.

maybe some kind of little box with a controller where you stream mid level steam type games and games from the android store?

12-Mar-19 3:26pm
#6
DefaultGen
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tonymack21 wrote:
maybe some kind of little box with a controller where you stream mid level steam type games and games from the android store?
Another Ouya/Shield/Fire TV thing would be such a fart if that's all they announce.

12-Mar-19 3:28pm
#7
Admiral
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Yeah if it only plays current Android games, I'd be disappointed. BUT, if the Nvidia Shield library (and also the switch library) is any indication of what Android hardware can do, I think could be in for a real treat with Google behind it full force. I'm super curious...
12-Mar-19 3:31pm
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tonymack21
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ya I wonder if its gonna be more powerful hardware wise than a shield and how easy it will be to mod and add additional things too. could be interesting.

I kinda hope its not a full fledged console, theres enough to keep up with the big three and pc, and unless sega was still in the game I don't really want anything else.

12-Mar-19 3:34pm
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Frank
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I'm hoping it's them attempting to become the next big console manufacturer like Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. I'm setting my expectations low though, and expect it to be a simple streaming box, or PC streaming service with their own designated controller.

If it does end up just being a PC streamin service, they better not require their controller be used over an XB1, DS4, or Keyboard Mouse combo. Especially if the design is as bad as the fake leak, that will alienate the market.

12-Mar-19 3:44pm
#10
dustin11
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Probably just a streaming console. I think that controller patent ended up being fake.
12-Mar-19 6:20pm
#11
Frank
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That specific one did. Doesn't mean they still won't make their own controller. I hope not.

12-Mar-19 6:23pm
#12
dustin11
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They probably will, and I'm guessing it will be some knockoff of either the Switch's Pro controller or the X1 controller. At this point the controller is so refined that there isn't much else they can do.
12-Mar-19 7:17pm
#13
Archer
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Its probably mobile bullcrap for their phones.
12-Mar-19 7:24pm
#14
Heavyd814life
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Well they just hired Jade Raymond to be the VP. I'm guessing she'll be the VP of some sort of gaming division or something. She's pretty legit. If Google is really going to get in on the action I can see them poaching a ton of talent.

I personally have no interest in streaming games so I'm out if that's their play and I honestly don't really know how open I am to spending $300+ on another gaming console to go along with my Switch and PS4. But this news has piqued my interest. Let's see what they have up their sleeves.

12-Mar-19 9:55pm
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i didnt realize Jade Raymond had joined on this, thats some serious credibility.. now im more interested to see what it is.

13-Mar-19 12:44am
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Finn
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I would totally get behind Google!





13-Mar-19 2:46am
#17
SirConnery
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It's a streaming service with a controller. No hardware.


13-Mar-19 8:45am
#18
Admiral
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BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
13-Mar-19 8:47am
#19
dustin11
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Yeah, I don't see them having a machine with local hardware to match the X1X right now and having it be a competent machine. Its way too expensive to enter the console market, especially at a time in which this gen is starting to come to an end with more powerful stuff releasing in about ~18 months. This thing is most likely a streaming machine.
13-Mar-19 9:16am
#20
klusion
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bleh

13-Mar-19 10:03am
#21
Scott
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Pass


Gather Around -- Google Has Entered the Game Industry