Streaming video games are here. Does anyone want to play them?

Justin Ho Nov 18, 2019
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A visitor plays a cloud game at the stand of Google Stadia during the video games trade fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, on Aug. 21, 2019. Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images

Streaming video games are here. Does anyone want to play them?

Justin Ho Nov 18, 2019
A visitor plays a cloud game at the stand of Google Stadia during the video games trade fair Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, on Aug. 21, 2019. Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images
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Google is launching a cloud-based video game service called Stadia this week, letting players run some of the most popular new games on their TVs, laptops, and phones. Stadia eliminates the need for pricey consoles and fancy gaming PCs. But industry watchers are skeptical that game streaming will catch on anytime soon.

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