6:43 PM

A bright spot of news for Google Stadia: The cloud gaming initiative has recruited PlayStation veteran Shannon Studstill, who led Sony Santa Monica during the creation of 2018's acclaimed God Of War, to run a Stadia studio in Playa Vista, California that will focus on making exclusive games and game features.

3:25 PM

I’m streaming some of the launch games on Google’s Stadia right now on our Twitch channel. That’s right, we’re streaming some game streaming. Join us in the chat!

12:41 PM

Here’s the lineup of games that will be on Google Stadia when it launches next week, including the Tomb Raider trilogy, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and Red Dead Redemption II. All of these games are sold separately, of course, so it’ll be interesting to see how people react to Google’s ambitious streaming platform.