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Google Stadia Day One titles now include 22 games

Google Stadia Day One titles now include 22 games

Google made it clear, though just a few days before its scheduled launch date, that its Stadia game streaming service wouldn't be feature complete on Day One. That might have been acceptable if Google keeps its promise to push out updates quickly but one aspect that was mocked, directly and indirectly, was its sparse list of 12 launch titles. It seems that Google has taken the criticism to heart and, by some miracle, is now expanding that list with ten more, bringing the total games you can play to a still relatively small twenty-two.

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The rough road ahead for Netflix as streaming service war intensifies

The rough road ahead for Netflix as streaming service war intensifies

Netflix’s throne could be shaken up in months to come. The OG streaming site’s dominance is challenged by big changes in the industry. Rising competition, supply issues and an erratic streaming landscape are all giving the multi-billion company a big headache. These changes are forcing Netflix to respond early to keep its lead.

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Disney+ will offer The Simpsons in original format starting in 2020

Disney+ will offer The Simpsons in original format starting in 2020

If you're a Disney Plus subscriber, you can now stream the first 30 seconds of The Simpsons on the streaming service, but there's a catch: all of the episodes are in widescreen format. This is a problem for the older seasons, which were released in the 4:3 aspect ratio that was standard at the time. Fans have complained and now Disney is promising a change starting early next year.

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Hulu will increase the price of its Live TV plan in December

Hulu will increase the price of its Live TV plan in December

Hulu has offered a live television service in addition to its on-demand streaming service for a couple of years now, enabling its users to watch shows as they air in addition to streaming content that has already aired, as well as originals. In an announcement today, the company revealed that it is increasing the price of its Hulu + Live TV plan starting next month.

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Disney criticized over vague ‘outdated cultural depictions’ advisory

Disney criticized over vague ‘outdated cultural depictions’ advisory

Disney has been criticized over what some consider an excessively vague warning on select older movies that feature racist stereotypes and other problematic content. The warning appears at the end of descriptions on select Disney movies like the original Dumbo and Peter Pan. The same advisory is missing from other movies that have faced similar criticism, however, like Aladdin.

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Disney Plus new episode release times: Mandalorian, Encore!, more

Disney Plus new episode release times: Mandalorian, Encore!, more

The next episode of the Disney Plus (or Disney+) Originals show you love so very much will roll out tonight. Disney announced that each of the several Disney+ "first original series" will begin to release new episodes starting on Friday, November 15, 2019. That's just under a week after the release of the service itself. Disney noted that each new episode after November 15 would be released one week after the last, on a Friday, at one minute after midnight.

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Project xCloud preview heads to Windows 10 next year

Project xCloud preview heads to Windows 10 next year

It was a given that we'd hear more about Project xCloud during X019, and sure enough, Microsoft took some time during today's episode of Inside Xbox to give us an update on the service. First and foremost, Microsoft announced that it will soon be adding more than 50 games to the Project xCloud preview, which has now been running for a month on Android devices.

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Apple Music Replay will remind you of your top track of 2019

Apple Music Replay will remind you of your top track of 2019

It's almost that time of the year when we take stock of the past months to see how far we've come along. These days, we have all these social networks and apps that help take a load off our brains and use the data they already collected on us to help us reminisce. For the first time since it launched, Apple Music is offering a new Replay service to let you reminisce or cringe about your music tastes in the past 11 months and beyond.

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Google Stadia details revealed in pre-launch Reddit AMA

Google Stadia details revealed in pre-launch Reddit AMA

In just a few days, less than a week actually, a few avid gamers will finally be able to see for themselves what all the fuss around game streaming is about. Or at least Google's brand of game streaming, which is essential PC games streamed to web browsers. Google Stadia is, admittedly so new that some might still be confused about how it will all play out. Fortunately, Google recently held a customary Reddit AMA to let fans and interested future gamers ask the hard questions.

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Netflix has already renewed The Witcher for a second season

Netflix has already renewed The Witcher for a second season

Netflix has already renewed its upcoming original show The Witcher for a second season, the company has announced. The show's first season is scheduled to debut on the streaming service just ahead of Christmas, giving fans access to the first full batch of episodes just in time for the holiday season. The series is based on the video game franchise with the same name.

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This Disney Plus Hulu bundle has one huge oversight

This Disney Plus Hulu bundle has one huge oversight

Disney+ launched yesterday, and it arrived offering a pretty tempting bundle with some of Disney's other services. Though you can buy a subscription to Disney+ on its own for $6.99 per month, you can also get it bundled with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99 per month, a price that challenges Netflix's standard subscription tier. If you don't have a subscription to Hulu already, then the bundle with Disney+ makes for a pretty attractive deal, but there's one thing you should know before you sign up.

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10 million Disney Plus subscribers signed up on day 1

10 million Disney Plus subscribers signed up on day 1

Disney announced today that Disney Plus (Disney+) reached "a major milestone" with a whopping 10 million sign-ups "since launching." This announcement was made within the first 24 hours of the launch of the Disney+ service, suggesting that subscriptions had already climbed above said 10 million mark. This undoubtedly includes many customers that've signed up with the standard Disney+ 7-day trial (which is also free, mind you) right out the gate.

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