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LG smart TVs finally get Google Stadia support, but only certain models

LG smart TVs finally get Google Stadia support, but only certain models

Google's cloud-based gaming platform Stadia is now available on certain LG smart TVs. The new support eliminates the need to purchase and use a separate device for accessing one's Stadia library, though it's important to note that only newer LG models running specific versions of the company's webOS support Google's gaming service.

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Google Stadia players can now join games without waiting for an invite

Google Stadia players can now join games without waiting for an invite

Google's cloud-based gaming platform Stadia has received a small update that will make playing games with friends much easier going forward. In an updated support document, the company revealed that Google Stadia players can now join their friends' games without first receiving an invite, mirroring the option available on traditional gaming consoles.

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Google Stadia free trial gives you 30 minutes to see what the fuss is about

Google Stadia free trial gives you 30 minutes to see what the fuss is about

Game streaming is becoming more or less a staple in the gaming industry, but not everyone is sold on the idea yet. In fact, some might even be apprehensive about trying a 30-day free trial, especially if they're the type that forgets such a trial automatically charges you at the end of the period. For those who just want to dip their toes into that market, Google Stadia is apparently testing a new experiment that gives you half an hour to test if game streaming is for you.

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Have you used Google Stadia with someone else’s label?

Have you used Google Stadia with someone else’s label?

Google Stadia just appeared with a window into the future of the game streaming universe courtesy of AT&T, of all companies. It was with AT&T's "Experience Batman: Arkham Knight" promotion that we first saw how Google Stadia tech could be used as a white label service. It is with this use of the service that we see how Google will likely proceed into the future as the holder of the keys: by being the bones, not the skin.

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Stadia Controller and Android TV will soon play nicer with each other

Stadia Controller and Android TV will soon play nicer with each other

Stadia has always been an odd duck among Google's myriad products. While it does have ties to the company's expertise in cloud computing and ML-based optimizations to network communications, it was Google's first major foray into the mainstream gaming industry. It also opted to use its Chromecast platform as the launching pad rather than its more mobile Android or even Chrome OS. Android TV support was also almost like an afterthought, but Google seems to be making up for lost time with a stream of new features, including better Stadia Controller support on Android TV.

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Google Stadia Direct Touch arrives on iPhones and iPads

Google Stadia Direct Touch arrives on iPhones and iPads

Cloud-based game streaming promises to make gaming more or less universal, but we're quite still far away from that reality. Internet requirements and regional availability still present high barriers to entry, and the ability to play on any device doesn't really work if not all devices are treated equally. Fortunately for Stadia subscribers, the service is taking another major step in that direction and is now offering its Direct Touch feature to users on iOS and iPadOS devices.

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Life is Strange: Remastered Collection gets a new release date

Life is Strange: Remastered Collection gets a new release date

Last month, Square Enix announced delays for the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection and the Switch version of Life is Strange: True Colors. While other versions of Life is Strange: True Colors managed to meet their September 10th release date, it looks like developer Deck Nine needed more time on both the Switch version and the Remastered Collection. Today, we got a new release date for the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection, but fans will be waiting a while.

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Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.31 now live: Here’s what it changes

Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.31 now live: Here’s what it changes

Last month, CD Projekt Red shipped update 1.3 for Cyberpunk 2077. The update delivered a ton of changes with a set of patch notes that felt neverending, but it seems there were some bugs and other issues that evaded CD Projekt Red. Some of those lingering issues are being quashed in update 1.31, which is arriving today for console and PC.

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Far Cry 6 post-launch DLC includes Rambo and Stranger Things crossovers

Far Cry 6 post-launch DLC includes Rambo and Stranger Things crossovers

Far Cry 6 isn't even here yet, and already Ubisoft is talking about the post-launch roadmap for the game. That's par for the course for Ubisoft, and for those who are looking forward to Far Cry 6, it seems that the company has a lot of post-launch content lined up. From crossovers and special operations to weekly insurgencies and event throwbacks to old Far Cry games, it seems that Far Cry 6 will have an extensive mix of free and paid DLC.

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Google has a new free Stadia Pro promo for YouTube Premium users

Google has a new free Stadia Pro promo for YouTube Premium users

YouTube Premium, the service that you likely see blasted across the app multiple times a day, now has a new promotion that encourages users to give Stadia Pro a try. Premium subscribers who have never previously signed up for Stadia Pro can get three months of free access to the cloud gaming service.

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Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.3 full patch notes revealed with free DLCs

Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.3 full patch notes revealed with free DLCs

Yesterday, the folks at CD Projekt Red revealed a handful of changes that will ship along with Cyberpunk 2077's incoming 1.3 update. If you were a little underwhelmed by the changes CD Projekt Red chose to focus on, then we've got some good news for you: the full patch notes for version 1.3 have been revealed, and they're very long. Of course, that means there are a ton of fixes and optimizations shipping along with this update, which should make any Cyberpunk 2077 fan happy.

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GTA Remastered Trilogy tipped to breathe new life into PS2-era classics

GTA Remastered Trilogy tipped to breathe new life into PS2-era classics

For quite some time, multiple rumors have claimed that Rockstar is looking to remaster classic Grand Theft Auto titles and re-release them on modern platforms. Thus far, those rumors haven't materialized into any confirmation from Rockstar, but according to a new report today, that confirmation may not be very far off. If you were a fan of GTA games like Grand Theft Auto 3, GTA: Vice City, or GTA: San Andreas back in the day, then it might not be long before you're able to play them with a fresh coat of paint.

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