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#4462484 - 02/22/19 03:04 PM Google entering game hosting  
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PanzerMeyer Online centaurian
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Looks like Google could be a serious competitor to Steam, Uplay, Origin and other services if they decide to do PC games as well.


https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/22/google-to-unveil-its-new-streaming-gaming-hardware-at-gdc.html

Last edited by PanzerMeyer; 02/22/19 03:05 PM.

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#4462489 - 02/22/19 03:34 PM Re: Google entering game hosting [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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I don't think this will go well unless it is for phones.
Because they are primarily and Advertising Company, i suspect they will have way too many ads.


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#4462818 - 02/24/19 05:39 PM Re: Google entering game hosting [Re: Bill_Grant]  
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I can see it now. You kill someone in your FPS and you get an add for paper towels to clean up the mess.
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#4462831 - 02/24/19 06:36 PM Re: Google entering game hosting [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Google is a creepy entity. I hope it fails.


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