Every Google Stadia Exclusive That Could Disappear Soon

Image: Q-Games / Google Earlier today, Google confirmed that its shutting down Stadia, its short-lived cloud gaming service. While the company plans on refunding all software and hardware purchases related to Stadia, the future of the few remaining exclusives on the service is less clear. And if they don’t get ported to other platforms before … Read more

Google Killing Stadia, Refunding All Purchases

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Google is shutting down its video game streaming service, Stadia, on January 18th, 2023, the company announced today. All purchases will be refunded and the technology will still be used for YouTube and other parts of its business, but the consumer-facing app and storefront will be shuttered for good less … Read more

Take-Two Ditches Outriders Developer’s Latest Action-Adventure

Screenshot: People Can Fly Developer People Can Fly has just received another blow of bad news. After learning earlier this year that the studio didn’t see a penny of profit from Outriders during 2021, it’s now been revealed that Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two has made clear its intent to abandon publishing PCF’s … Read more

‘GameStop Daycare’ Is A Thing & Staff Are Tired Of Babysitting

Photo: Michael M. Santiago / Nintendo / Kotaku (Getty Images) Gamers of a certain age have fond memories of that first time they played Super Mario 64 or another Nintendo classic at the demo station in the mall. It felt like you were touching a piece of the future. Maybe you played for hours. What … Read more

Beginner gaming PC: How to get started with PC gaming

CNN  —  The new PS5 and Xbox Series X might be all the rage right now, but for many, the best way to play games is still in front of a mouse and keyboard. PC gaming is more popular than ever, thanks to a ton of great options for buying or building a powerful computer … Read more

Tencent Guts Gaming News Site Fanbyte, Fired With No Warning

Image: Fanbyte Today layoffs hit the respected video game and entertainment website Fanbyte, with the site’s editor-in-chief and head of media among the list of staff who are now out of work. According to Fanbyte employees, the layoffs were a total shock, with some reporting that they had just worked with some of the laid-off … Read more

Square Enix Is Shutting Down The Worst PS5 Game Of The Year

Image: Square Enix / Platinum Games Today, publisher Square Enix and developer Platinum Games finally did what everyone had been predicting from the start: they announced Babylon’s Fall will shut down within its first year. While I’m hardly surprised, it still sucks. People paid $60 for this game just six months ago, and less than … Read more