New Google Stadia Job Listings Suggest VR Cloud-gaming Ambitions

Road to VR

Stadia, Google’s cloud-gaming company, is looking for new hires with a preference for virtual reality development experience. The idea is to allow any device to feel like a high-end gaming PC. Google isn’t the only company with VR cloud-gaming ambitions.

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Google Poly Is Shutting Down

VRScout

Google has instructed users to download their personal libraries before June 30, 2021. VR content creators woke up today with a shocking email from Google stating that the company would be shutting down their 3D model sharing platform Google Poly. Google Poly is shutting down!!

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Is Google Stadia Working On VR Support?

VRScout

New job listings recently posted by Google point towards potential VR streaming for the cloud gaming service. It’s been a rough year or so for Google Stadia. Despite these setbacks, however, Google has expressed zero interest in shuttering its cloud gaming platform.

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Google Studio Owlchemy Labs Affirms Work on New VR Game, Details Expected This Year

Road to VR

Google-owned Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind VR classics like Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator , has confirmed that it’s working on a new VR project after running quiet for much of the year. News VR Gaming google google vr owlchemy labs owlchemy labs next game

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The best Google Home games

Digital Trends

There are a ton of games to play on Google Nest speakers, and we've tested them all. Gaming Smart Home Best games Best of Google Home Google Home Games Tier 4We list our favorites.

Google’s VR Studio Reveals Bright & Bubbly Game Coming to Quest & PC VR in 2022

Road to VR

Google’s Owlchemy Labs, the VR studio behind Job Simulator (2016), just revealed a totally new game called Cosmonious High. The post Google’s VR Studio Reveals Bright & Bubbly Game Coming to Quest & PC VR in 2022 appeared first on Road to VR.

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Google Play Games is coming to Windows PCs in 2022

Digital Trends

In a major cross-platform move, Google is bringing Google Play games to Windows PCs, starting next year. . Gaming Mobile android games Chromebooks cross-platform Google Play Windows gaming Windows PC

NVIDIA CloudXR Now Publicly Available on Google Cloud

Road to VR

CloudXR, NVIDIA’s real-time XR cloud streaming technology, is now publicly available through the Google Cloud Marketplace with Nvidia RTX Virtual Workstations as a Virtual. The post NVIDIA CloudXR Now Publicly Available on Google Cloud appeared first on Road to VR.

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‘Wooorld’ is a Multiplayer Version of ‘Google Earth VR’ for Quest, Releasing Soon

Road to VR

Google Earth VR is a fun and useful way of seeing the world—it’s easy to lose yourself visiting your home town, or mapping out new adventures thanks to the company’s extensive 3D building scans. News VR Game google earth vr wooorld wooorld vr Woorld world world vr

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Google Play Games for Windows PCs rolls out in limited beta

Digital Trends

Today, Google is opening sign-ups to begin testing Google Play Games for PC as a beta in three countries: Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Mobile News Beta Testing Gaming Google Play Google Play Games for PCs Windows

‘Realworld’ Aims to Bring a Multiplayer ‘Google Earth VR’ Alternative to Quest & More

Road to VR

Google Earth VR , which is available today on PC VR, is a breathtaking way to explore our fascinating planet. With Google unfortunately abandoning many of its VR initiatives, it’s unlikely that we’ll see a version of Google Earth VR with multiplayer, let alone Quest support.

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The best Google Chrome games for 2020

Digital Trends

Google Chrome is a fantastic web browser and a gaming platform that you can access from just about anywhere. Computing Gaming Web Best of Games Google Google Chrome Tier 4 web

Report: Google’s ‘Tilt Brush’ is Coming to PSVR Soon

Road to VR

Google has taken its sweet time bringing its VR creation app Tilt Brush (2016) to PSVR, although having recently slimmed down the app to fit on the modest mobile chipset of Oculus Quest may have given the company needed incentive to finally launch on PSVR.

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How To Play 2D Games Inside Your Favorite VR Games

VRScout

“Yo dog, we heard you like video games…” We’ve all been there. Instead of twiddling your virtual thumbs in anticipation of their return, why not take advantage of your newfound downtime with some 2D retro gaming, all without having to remove your headset?

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Google Adds Pac-Man, Hello Kitty, & More Japanese Anime & Video Game Characters to AR Search

Next Reality AR

Gamers, anime fans, and those with an interest in Japanese culture are in for an AR treat courtesy of Google.

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Google Drops Surprising Chromebook News About Steam

Slashgear

Google made a surprising announcement during its "Google for Games" Developer Summit 2022 keynote today: Steam has arrived on Chrome OS.sort of.

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Google Daydream’s Best Game is Getting a Sequel on Quest & PC VR Soon

Road to VR

” Here’s how the studio describes VVR 2: This darkly funny dystopian mech platformer game takes place a few years following the reset of Activitude at the end of VVR. The post Google Daydream’s Best Game is Getting a Sequel on Quest & PC VR Soon appeared first on Road to VR.

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Google Teases New AR Features Coming To Google Maps & Lens

VRScout

Google VR becomes Google AR & VR as the company uses its annual I/O event to tease a new wave of augmented technology. Google wasted no time at this years Google I/O Developer Conference , diving head first into some truly jaw dropping projects that are making their way to our devices. So much so that that the company has officially changed its title of Google VR to Google AR & VR. Image Credit: VRScout / Google AR & VR.

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Google Stadia vs. xCloud

Digital Trends

Google and Microsoft each have their own game-streaming service. But is Google Stadia better than xCloud? Buying Guides Gaming google stadia Project xCloud Tier 4 versus

The XR Week Peek (2022.07.25): Google to test AR glasses in the wild, Pico 4 spotted, and more!

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Before starting with the news, let me remind you that until this week the candidatures for the job positions at VRrOOm for game developers and game/UX designers are still open, so if you want to work with me on virtual events and festivals, be sure to enroll! Header image by Google).

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Today’s Google Doodle is a full-fledged Olympics video game

Digital Trends

Today's Google Doodle is a sports video game called Champion Island Games, inspired by the Olympics. Gaming News Google Google Doodle Olympics 2021

The XR Week Peek (2022.05.16): Meta teases Cambria, Google shows new AR features, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Zuck has also had a chat with Jesse Schell, the CEO of Schell Games, and has provided an exclusive interview to Protocol. Weirdly enough, most of the demos he showed were games. Image by Google). Google performs interesting AR news at I/O conference.

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Google Extends AR Search Lead Over Apple with Landmark Recognition for Google Lens

Next Reality AR

This week, Apple unveiled its own version of Google Lens in the form of Live Text.

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Google I/O 2022: When is it and what to expect

Digital Trends

Google's annual tech conference is right around the corner. Computing Gaming Home Theater Mobile News Smart Home Google Google Assistant Google I/O Google Nest Audio google nest mini

Google Stadia vs. Shadow

Digital Trends

Google Stadia and Shadow are two very different game-streaming services. Buying Guides Computing Gaming Web cloud gaming google stadia ShadowHere, we've outlined the key differences between the two to help you make a decision.

Google’s Stadia cloud gaming now available on LG smart TVs

Digital Trends

You can now stream games on Google Stadia directly on an LG smart TV with just a controller — no additional hardware required. Gaming google stadia LG LG OLED lg tv LG TVs Stadia

Google Finally Starts Letting Android Users Play Games on PC

GizModo VR

Google on Wednesday took the next steps in its plan to bring Android games to PCs , opening sign-ups in select regions to beta test the feature a year after it was first announced.

Google’s Massive Street View Library Now Available in ‘Google Earth VR’

Road to VR

Today Google has launched an update to Google Earth VR which brings the company’s huge library of street-level imagery into the application which lets users immersively explore the entire globe. Google Earth VR is a stunning VR experience which we called “ a breathtaking new way to know our planet ,” back when it launched in late 2016.

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30 Best Google Easter Eggs Of 2021

Slashgear

Google's version of the Easter egg is more appealing to grown-ups than to kiddos. These Google Easter eggs are sure to help you kill any spare time. Entertainment Gaming Technology

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Google Adds More Olympic Athletes to Its Roster of Augmented Reality Search Content

Next Reality AR

After facing delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympic Games are underway in Tokyo, but a surge in cases worldwide has taken the spectator out of these spectator sports.

Google Opens ‘Maps’ API So Devs Can Create ‘Pokémon Go’-style Games

Road to VR

During the Google Developer Day presentation at GDC 2018, Product Manager Clementine Jacoby and Engineering Lead Patrick Donelan at Google Maps presented the team’s progress in bringing their technology and data to game developers. Several ‘location-based’ AR games using Google Maps APIs and ARCore are coming to mobile devices this year. Google is now offering an easier route, where even small teams can leverage vast, rich geodata through Google Maps APIs.

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Game over: Google to shutter its in-house Stadia game development studio

Digital Trends

Google has announced it is shuttering its internal game development studio for Stadia, the company’s cloud-based gaming platform. Gaming News Web game development Games Google Stadia

Google Teases League of Legends AR Experience

VRScout

With new updates to Google’s Daydream View headset, the unveiling of Pixel 2, and a preview of AR Stickers that included packs for Stranger Things and Star Wars , Google also teased a slew of new apps and experiences built with ARCore by their partners. That’s right, the massively popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game created by Riot Games is getting an AR treatment. Image Credit: Google/Grab Games.

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Google Play improves privacy, payments, and subscriptions 

Digital Trends

Google is introducing several new features that will help game and app developers to engage and grow their audience while also improving privacy and security. Mobile News Android developers Google IO 2022 Google Play Google Play store in-app subscriptions

Google Offering $40 Game Bundle With New Daydream View Headset

Road to VR

From now until the end of 2017, Google is offering a game bundle worth $40 with every Daydream View purchase, which includes some of the platform’s best titles. Google’s updated VR headset was announced this week alongside their Pixel 2 smartphones, and begins to ship on October 17th. The new headsets begin shipping October 17th; the game bundle will remain available until December 31st, and must be redeemed by January 15th 2018.

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What to expect from Google I/O 2021

Digital Trends

Google I/O is back as a virtual event and free to everyone who wants to attend. Android Cars Computing Features Gaming Health & Fitness Home Theater Mobile Smart Home Wearables Google Google I/O Google I/O 2021 IO

Tencent and Logitech are making a cloud gaming handheld device

Digital Trends

Tencent and Logitech are working together to release a dedicated cloud gaming handheld device that is set to release sometime later this year.