Lucas

Lucas

Lucas is an avid gamer who got into the Cloud Gaming scene back in 2019. If he isn't writing for Luro.io, he is usually playing Final Fantasy XIV.

NVIDIA GeForce Now

GeForce Now Beta for Australia begins September 22nd

GeForce Now, powered by Pentanet, will begin beta testing on September 22nd for Australian gamers. This beta will include the full library of available games from GeForce Now. That gives Australian gamers the ability to play over 1000 games without needing to own the powerful hardware themselves. You can have

16 Sep 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

The Falconeer coming to Stadia on October 5th

Today, Google announced that The Falconeer: Warrior Edition will be gliding through the clouds to Stadia on October 5th. The game was developed by Tomas Sala, and in the announcement from Google, they had him answer a few questions about The Falconeer. You can check out the mini-interview here. The

16 Sep 21 1 min read
Xbox Cloud Gaming

Xbox Cloud Gaming to launch in Australia by end of 2021

Microsoft's cloud gaming service, Xbox Cloud Gaming, part of the Xbox Game Pass, has been in beta in multiple countries for quite some time. According to an email sent out to Xbox Cloud Gaming Preview participants and applicants, the cloud gaming platform will officially launch in Australia later this year.

15 Sep 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Three new games and a free demo on Stadia this week

Today, Google announced that three new games are now available on its Cloud Gaming platform, along with a free demo of another game. In the latest This Week on Stadia blog post, Google mentions that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Darksiders III, and Merek's Market are now available for purchase

14 Sep 21 2 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

Possible GeForce Now Game Database leak?

An interesting blog post appeared, written by Ighor July, who talks about how he ended up data mining the full list of games that have ever been on GeForce Now, as well as the possibility of some future ones. In his blog post, Ighor writes about how he was able

13 Sep 21 2 min read
Google Stadia

Tchia will no longer be coming to Stadia

Originally revealed as a Steam and Stadia exclusive title, it has been announced that Tchia will no longer be coming to either Steam and Stadia. Instead, it will now be a PlayStation and Epic Games Store exclusive title. Tchia, a tropical open-world adventure, allows players to climb, glide, swim, and

10 Sep 21 1 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

Ubisoft Games are currently having patching issues on GeForce Now

Recently announced on GeForce Now's Status Page, games from publisher Ubisoft are having difficulties patching NVIDIA's cloud gaming service. This means games such as Assassin's Creed: Valhalla and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege are experiencing issues applying new patches on GeForce Now. This prevents the games from launching or extending

08 Sep 21 1 min read
PGA TOUR 2K21

PGA TOUR 2K21 available to claim tomorrow for Stadia Pro

Starting tomorrow, September 8th, Stadia Pro subscribers will be able to claim yet another game this month for their Stadia Library. PGA TOUR 2K21 will be joining the growing list of Stadia Pro games to claim for September. Initially, Google only announced three games. Then, when September 1st came, many

07 Sep 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

New games coming to Stadia this week

In today's This Week on Stadia blog post by Google, we find out that three games will be coming to Stadia this week. Two of which are already available to purchase through the Stadia Store! Available now, you can head over to the Stadia Store and purchase Katamari Damacy REROLL

07 Sep 21 1 min read
Boosteroid

13 new games available on Boosteroid for September

For September, the cloud gaming service, Boosteroid, receives 13 new games to their platform. Out of the 13 added games, nine of them are from Modus Games. Games added to BoosteroidAry and the Secret of SeasonsTrine 4: The Nightmare PrinceRemothered: Broken PorcelainOverride 2: Super Mech LeagueRock of Ages 3: Make

06 Sep 21 7 min read
Google Stadia

Self-Serve name change coming to Stadia

Over on Stadia's official Reddit, u/ChrisFromGoogle posted an announcement stating that self-service Stadia name changes are just around the corner. Starting now and rolling out through tomorrow, September 1st, Stadia gamers will be able to change their Stadia username once every 180 days manually. Here are some steps on

31 Aug 21 1 min read
Amazon Luna

Three games coming to Luna+ in September

Amazon has announced that three games will be making their way onto the Luna+ channel on Amazon Luna this upcoming September. Amazon Luna, which is still in its beta phase, is slowly making progress with games. Unlike other cloud gaming services, Amazon Luna utilizes "channels" to offer games to its

27 Aug 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Three Stadia Pro games announced for September

Since it is almost the end of August, we get to find out what games will be available to claim for September for Stadia Pro subscribers. In today's This Week on Stadia blog post by Google, we found out what games those are! Check them out below! Also, do not

24 Aug 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

New Shadow hardware may be on the horizon!

Octave Klaba, the new owner of Shadow, mentioned in reply to a tweet that new hardware may be coming to Shadow sooner rather than later. In the translated tweet, it looks like Klaba and Shadow have been testing the RTX A4K and RTX A6K's in server configurations for Shadow. These

17 Aug 21 1 min read
Humankind

Humankind is now available on Stadia and GeForce Now

Today marks the release date of SEGA's long-awaited 4x game, HUMANKIND. With the release comes the game to two cloud gaming platforms. Available now, you can play HUMANKIND on both Google Stadia and NVIDIA GeForce Now. Notice - HUMANKIND is officially released on GeForce Now (confirmed on our account). If

17 Aug 21 1 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

What is NVIDIA GeForce Now?

NVIDIA is one of the largest video card manufacturers in the world. But did you know they offer other services outside of just creating video cards? If you are reading this article, you likely came across one of these services and are wondering what it is. Well, hopefully, this article

16 Aug 21 4 min read
RemoteMyApp

RemoteMyApp to participate in Gamescom

RemoteMyApp, a B2B cloud gaming solutions provider and the company behind the cloud gaming service, Vortex.gg, will appear at Gamescom, Europe's biggest game developer conference, this year. Gamescom will be held virtually again this year, with publishers, developers, and companies in the gaming space having the opportunity to interact

16 Aug 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

Shadow PC activations are back and continuing!

On Shadow's official Twitter account, they tweeted that in just the last 3 short months, they have activated over 10,000 new users to their service. Less talking. More action. In 3 short months, we’ve now given more than 10,000 new users access to a Shadow account. These

16 Aug 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

5 Outright Games are now available on Stadia

As announced on August 10th, 5 games created by Outright Games are now available to play on Google Stadia. PAW Patrol Mighty Pups: Save Adventure Bay for $39.99 USPAW Patrol the Movie: Adventure City Calls for $39.99 USDIce Age: Scrats Nutty Adventure for $29.99 USDGiganotosaurus: The Game

13 Aug 21 1 min read
Hades

Hades is now available on Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming

The award-winning isometric rogue-like dungeon crawler Hades is now available to play on the Xbox Game Pass. This includes being able to play the game through Xbox Cloud Gaming with touch controls! Interested in playing the game? Head over to Xbox.com/Play or open the Xbox app if you

13 Aug 21 1 min read
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege Free Weekend on Stadia

This upcoming weekend, Rainbow Six Siege will be available to play for free on Stadia for all Pro subscribers. Starting this Friday at August 13th, at 8 AM PT, you will be able to play this first-person shooter until Monday, August 16th at 4 AM PT. To celebrate this free-play

10 Aug 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Far Cry 5 free-play weekend on Google Stadia

In Google's latest This Week on Stadia announcement post, we get a reminder that the August Stadia Pro games are now available to claim and that the new Stadia hardware bundle is available for purchase. However, outside of reminders, Google also mentions that starting August 5th at 10 AM PT,

03 Aug 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

August Stadia Pro Games are now live. Claim them now!

The Stadia Pro games are now live to claim. So make sure you head over to Stadia and claim them before the month's end! Also, a reminder that one of the Stadia Pro games, GRIME, will be available tomorrow. But, every other game is now available! Stadia Pro GamesKiller Queen

01 Aug 21 2 min read
New World

Is New World coming to Google Stadia?

If you are an avid fan of the MMORPG genre, you may have heard about the upcoming MMORPG from Amazon Games, New World. Currently, the game is playing out its closed beta test for those that have pre-ordered the game. Therefore, if you have pre-ordered, you will be able to

29 Jul 21 2 min read
Amazon Luna

Three new games coming to Luna+ in August

Today, Amazon announced that they would be adding three new games to their Luna+ channel on the Amazon Luna Cloud Gaming platform for the month of August. What games are they, you ask? Well, they are Hokko Life, Open Country, and Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead. Hokko LifeImage Credits: Team17Hokko

29 Jul 21 3 min read
Google Stadia

New Job Listing suggests Stadia exploring White-Labeling

Earlier this year, Google announced that they would shut all internal game development studios for Google Stadia. During this announcement, Google mentioned that they were planning on offering their Stadia Streaming Tech to third parties to offer them a way to create their own cloud gaming platform. This form of

29 Jul 21 2 min read
Fortnite

Fortnite is currently having issues on GeForce Now

Update: 7/24/2021 4:50PM It looks like NVIDIA has resolved the issue, as the Fortnite login issue is no longer listed on the GeForce Now Status Page. You should be good to game! Original Article: According to the GeForce Now Status page, it has been identified that some

23 Jul 21 1 min read
New World

Is New World coming to Amazon Luna?

If you are an avid fan of the MMORPG genre, you may have heard about the upcoming MMORPG from Amazon Games, New World. Currently, the game is playing out its closed beta test for those that have pre-ordered the game. Therefore, if you have pre-ordered, you will be able to

23 Jul 21 2 min read
Blacknut

Urban Trial Tricky Deluxe Edition coming to Blacknut on Day One

Announced today, Tate Multimedia will be releasing their latest game, Urban Trial Tricky Deluxe Edition, straight to the cloud. However, it will be available first on Blacknut, PC, and console! Tate Multimedia has had a longstanding partnership with Blacknut, as they have brought many of their other games to the

22 Jul 21 2 min read
Road 96

Road 96 will no longer be coming to Stadia

As confirmed by a source to Stadia Source, the upcoming procedurally generated road trip game will not be coming to Google Stadia at release. Initially, the game was hinted to have a Stadia release, but unfortunately, when Stadia Source contacted the developers for a final confirmation, they received the news

20 Jul 21 1 min read
Destiny 2

Destiny 2 is currently having issues on GeForce Now

Update 8:57 AM CST: It looks like the issue with Destiny 2 has been resolved. It is no longer on the Status page. Original Article: According to the GeForce Now Status Page, Destiny 2 is currently having issues launching on GeForce Now. Due to this, NVIDIA has taken the

09 Jul 21 1 min read
Blacknut

Blacknut and HitClic are committed to the accessibility of cloud gaming

Blacknut has announced that they have partnered with HitClic, known for its HandiGamers project, to provide a liable platform and guaranteed compatibility for adaptive controllers on Blacknut's cloud gaming services. Today, "more than a billion people are declared in a situation of handicap worldwide." With this partnership, Blacknut is committed

09 Jul 21 2 min read
Google Stadia

F1 2020 is currently having issues on Google Stadia

Update: 7:38PM CST According to Google, the game is currently available to play for all of those who have previously purchased the game. However, Google has disabled the ability to purchase the game until they have a permanent fix in place. Original Article: Multiple users are reporting that F1

08 Jul 21 1 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

10 games heading to GeForce Now this week

Another GFN Thursday announcement is upon us. For this week, it appears that NVIDIA is focusing on bringing multiplayer games to light, with highlights on games available such as Among Us, League of Legends, Valheim, and more. They highlight these games because three of the ten games coming to GeForce

08 Jul 21 2 min read
PlayStation Now

New games for July on PlayStation Now

The monthly PlayStation Now blog post is here with new games coming to Sony's game subscription service. With it, some of the games will be available to stream over the cloud. Nioh 2Image Credits: Team NinjaMaster the lethal arts of the samurai as a mysterious half-human, half-supernatural Yokai warrior, in

06 Jul 21 4 min read
Shadow PC

Dual Screen officially releases on Shadow

In a blog post from Shadow, they have officially released the Dual Screen feature. Initially, this setting hit Alpha back in March, titled the "Multi-Screen" setting. When it was made available in Alpha, the feature was a game-changer to Shadow for those who had multi-monitor setups. Initially, you were locked

02 Jul 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Streets of Rage 4 and Darkwood coming to Stadia

Today, the July games are now available to claim on Google Stadia. However, Google is not done with the game announcements. Today, Google announced that Streets of Rage 4 would be coming to Google Stadia on July 15th. That is only two weeks away! Alongside Streets of Rage 4, Google

01 Jul 21 3 min read
Google Stadia

Four games coming to Stadia Pro on July 1st

It is the end of the month, and do you know what that means? It means that we find out what games will be available to claim for free for Stadia Pro subscribers in July! New Stadia Pro GamesThis week's This Week on Stadia announcement post, we find out that

29 Jun 21 2 min read
Borderlands 3

Crossplay arrives to Borderlands 3

The most recent update released for Borderlands 3 will allow players on all platforms to be able to shoot baddies with each other! The recent update will allow Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Mac, Stadia, and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store) players to enjoy crossplay with each other.

25 Jun 21 8 min read
Opinion

VPN and Cloud Gaming - Why it may not be a good idea

A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, is software that many use for multiple reasons. One person may use it to mask their IP address for privacy, while others may use it to improve their connection to a game they play. No matter how you use a VPN, you probably read

21 Jun 21 3 min read
Madden NFL 22

Madden NFL 22 coming to Stadia, August 20th

Electronic Arts has announced when the next Madden NFL game will be released. Madden NFL 22 will be releasing on August 20th for a handful of platforms, including Google Stadia. The game is already available for pre-order on all platforms. If you are interested in pre-ordering Madden NFL 22 on

17 Jun 21 1 min read
Just Dance 2022

Just Dance 2022 is coming to Stadia on November 4th

Announced during the Ubisoft showcase, Just Dance 2022 will be making its way to the public on November 4th, 2021. Alongside the typical console releases announced, Just Dance 2022 will also be coming to Google Stadia, making it the third Just Dance game to come to the cloud gaming platform.

15 Jun 21 1 min read
Humankind

Humankind is heading to GeForce Now

A tweet from the official Humankind Twitter account looks like the Humankind game is coming to GeForce Now. Play through 5 eras of human history in HUMANKIND's upcoming Closed Beta! Gain access by pre-purchasing on @Steam or @EpicGames Store, and coming to a cloud near you with @NVIDIAGFN.

14 Jun 21 1 min read
Xbox Cloud Gaming

Xbox lays out future plans, goes all-in on cloud gaming

In a recent article over on Xbox Wire, Microsoft lays out their future plans for Xbox and the game pass subscription services. In the article, Microsoft talks about how they are all-in on gaming and that the Xbox Game Pass subscription has changed the way players "discover, connect, and play"

12 Jun 21 3 min read
Google Stadia

Moonlighter is coming to Google Stadia

Moonlighter has been confirmed to be coming to Google Stadia. Developed by Digital Sun and published by 11 Bit Studios, Moonlighter combines a management simulator of running your own store and a rogue-lite RPG that has you battling enemies. MoonlighterDeveloper: Digital Sun Publisher: 11 Bit Studios During an archaeological excavation

11 Jun 21 2 min read
Google Stadia

Stadia coming to Chromecast and Android TV devices on June 23rd

Google has announced that the Stadia application will be coming to the latest Chromecast with Google TV device and a handful of other Android TV devices this June 23rd. The following devices will be officially supported for Stadia: Chromecast with Google TVHisense Android Smart TVs (U7G, U8G, U9G)Nvidia Shield

08 Jun 21 1 min read
Facebook Gaming

Facebook Gaming acquires Unit 2 Games

In an interesting announcement, Facebook Gaming has acquired Crayta developers, Unit 2 Games. It appears that the goal of the acquisition of Unit 2 Games is to utilize the technologies behind Crayta and integrate them into Facebook Cloud Gaming. This will let Facebook "expand the notion of a Facebook creator

04 Jun 21 1 min read
Ubisoft+

Ubisoft+ is now available in the UK/Europe

Multiple reports have surfaced that Ubisoft+ is now available for users in Europe. This means that if you are in Europe and have an Ubisoft+ subscription, you will be able to play Ubisoft games on the Google Stadia, GeForce Now, and Amazon Luna cloud gaming services. Thanks to a report

02 Jun 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Control and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 coming to Google Stadia

Even though Google just announced the upcoming June Stadia Pro games, they surprised everyone with another Stadia news the day after. Control and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are coming to Google Stadia! ControlImage Credits: Google/RemedyDeveloped by Remedy Entertainment and published by 505 Games, Control will be coming to Stadia

27 May 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Stadia Pro games for June have been announced

It is nearing the end of the month, and with that, we find out what games will be available to claim on Google Stadia for Stadia Pro subscribers! June Games to ClaimThis upcoming month, it looks like you will be able to claim four games. The Legend of Heroes: Trails

25 May 21 1 min read
Amazon Luna

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos now available on Amazon Luna

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos has been added to the Luna+ channel on Amazon's cloud gaming service, Amazon Luna. Developed by Heliocentric Studios and published by Team 17, Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos is a 1-4 player classic rogue-lite adventure game. Tackle dungeons that are procedurally generated so that no

21 May 21 1 min read
Tencent

Tencent's Cloud Gaming controller has interchangeable parts!?

Daniel Ahmad on Twitter, a prominent Video Game Industry analyst, announced some interesting information about Tencent's upcoming cloud gaming controller. It appears that it will have interchangeable parts tailored towards different types of games. Tencent's cloud gaming controller comes with interchangeable parts that are tailored towards different games.

17 May 21 1 min read
Opinion

Windows vs. macOS - What is best for Cloud Gaming?

Cloud Gaming is designed to be multi-device and multi-platform ready; however, some platforms/devices are better than others for Cloud Gaming. Today, we will be looking at two popular operating systems. If you somehow avoided reading the title of this article, the two operating systems that we will be reviewing

16 May 21 3 min read
Google Stadia

Stadia is "Alive and Well," according to Google

Google Stadia has been in the news quite a bit in 2021. From losing key members of their team to the closure of Stadia Games & Entertainment, from the consumer's point of view, it is not looking too good for the service. But fret not, the developer marketing lead, Nate

13 May 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Dirt 5 is getting crossplay between all platforms, including Google Stadia!

Codemasters' popular racing game, Dirt 5, is receiving a new update today that will be adding quite a few things to the game. 🔺 FREE DIRT 5 CONTENT UPDATE 🔻 The @RedBull Revolution Update launches TOMORROW for #DIRT5, including new features for 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘆𝗲𝗿𝘀! 🌐 Cross-platform matchmaking 🎨 8 new liveries 👻 Ghost lap times 🏟️ New Playgrounds

11 May 21 1 min read
Opinion

Ten reasons why Cloud Gaming might not be for you

We love cloud gaming here at Luro.io. But, it is not for everyone, and we want to be realistic about that. In this article, we will be covering ten reasons why cloud gaming may not be for you! 1. LatencyThe first reason, and honestly, the most important reason, is

09 May 21 5 min read
Shadow PC

Shadow Infinite and Ultra tiers are no more

Today, emails started going out to Shadow Infinite and Ultra users stating that their subscription will be converted back to Shadow Boost by May 20th. Why is this happening?As you may know, Shadow recently went through Chapter 11 bankruptcy and are now under new ownership. This also means that

07 May 21 2 min read
Blacknut

Blacknut partners with Wired Productions to bring their games to the cloud!

French-based cloud gaming service, Blacknut, has announced a partnership with the indie game publisher, Wired Productions. This partnership is meant "to bring a great selection of award-winning games to Blacknut's cloud gaming [catalog]." This includes award-winning games such as The Falconeer, Deliver Us The Moon, GRIP: Combat Racing, and other

05 May 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Jedi Fallen Order available to claim for Stadia Pro subscribers

May the 4th be with you. To celebrate Star Wars day, Google has added an additional game to claim for Stadia Pro subscribers for May. This was initially reported by Twitter user @OriginalPenguin. 😐 pic.twitter.com/QlpqtHzWno — OriginalPenguin - Adam (@OriginaIPenguin) May 4, 2021 The game is Jedi Fallen

04 May 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

John Justice, Stadia's Product Head, has left Google

As reported by 9to5Google, it appears that Stadia's Product Head has left Google. John Justice, who joined Google at the start of 2019, was the Vice President and Head of Product at Stadia. This role had Justice overseeing the consumer experience for Stadia. You may know his name, as he

03 May 21 1 min read
Opinion

Which Cloud Gaming platform is for you?

Ah... so you finally decided to make the leap into Cloud Gaming, or you are taking another look at what platforms you have available to you? But, there are so many to choose from! Which should you choose? Hopefully, I can help you decide. But, before I begin, I want

02 May 21 8 min read
Shadow PC

It is official. Shadow has been acquired by HubiC

Shadow has announced on both Discord and through Email that Octav Klaba's HubiC has acquired Shadow. What does this mean?At this time, the only difference is that Shadow has a new owner. Once the current Shadow team has time to sit down and talk with their new owner, they

30 Apr 21 1 min read
Amazon Luna

Four games on their way to Luna+

Amazon has announced the games that will be coming to their Luna cloud gaming service through the Luna+ channel. Last month, we got the addition of Call of the Sea, Ghostrunner, RIDE 4, and Narita Boy! This month, the Luna+ channel will be getting: The Wonderful 101: RemasteredThe Legend of

29 Apr 21 1 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

New Features and 7 Games coming to GeForce Now

Guess what day it is? It is Thursday! And you know what that means? GFN Thursdays, baby!!! Okay... Enough with the cheesy introduction, let us get straight into the announcements for new features and games that are coming to GeForce Now. PreloadingOne of the features that NVIDIA announced is the

29 Apr 21 2 min read
Google Stadia

Search on Stadia now rolling out

Google has announced that the hugely requested search feature will be rolling out to Stadia for Web this week. New UI, Library sorting, and game searchingThis feature will allow all Stadia players to search for games in their Stadia Library. With Stadia being out for over a year and a

28 Apr 21 2 min read
Xmech

Gogo Cloud Gaming (GCG Asia) will launch Xmech for Asia

Announced today, the independent games developer, Gogo Cloud Gaming (GCG Asia), has announced that they will be pivoting development from creating games for the cloud to developing the underlying technology for cloud gaming. This interesting shift of priorities would put GCG Asia in line to reach a market that "is

27 Apr 21 2 min read
Shadow PC

My departure from Shadow's Cloud Gaming service

Well, I think it is finally time to come out and say what I have been thinking about for quite some time... That is my departure from the cloud gaming platform, Shadow. For those who follow Luro.io, you would know that my love for cloud gaming started with Shadow,

25 Apr 21 4 min read
Google Stadia

Farming Sim 22 and Legend of Keepers coming to Stadia

Google Stadia has announced that two new management games are coming to the Stadia Store. Legend of KeepersComing this April 29th is Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager. This game tasks players with defending their dungeon from the "evil" heroes trying to take your loot! The game, which

23 Apr 21 1 min read
PlayStation Now

1080p streaming on its way to PlayStation Now

Sony has announced over on the official PlayStation Twitter Account that PlayStation Now will be getting 1080p streaming support, starting this week. PlayStation Now will begin rolling out support for streaming 1080p capable games this week. The rollout will occur over the next several weeks across Europe, US, Canada, and

22 Apr 21 1 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

15 New Titles coming to GeForce Now

This week, we get 15 new games becoming available to play on GeForce Now. With this announcement, NVIDIA has released 55 total games so far this month on their Cloud Gaming platform. Significantly more than they suggested at the beginning of the month. New Games on GeForce NowTurnip Boy Commits

22 Apr 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

Shadow's "Better Colors" option is now available on Beta

Surprisingly, the "Better Colors" option that was released at the end of March to the Alpha client, has made its way to the official Beta client. In the weekly changelog that Shadow posts, we can see that the new color enhancement feature was released in the Beta launcher v4.24.

17 Apr 21 1 min read
Ubitus

Ubitus partners with Vodafone Italy with the launch of GameNow

Ubitus, a world-leading cloud gaming provider, has announced a partnership with Vodafone Italy. This partnership will help Vodafone with the launch of their GameNow cloud gaming service. This new service is targeting Vodafone Italy mobile subscribers. Much like other cloud gaming services, this service will be available to play on

16 Apr 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

Update on Shadow's Bankruptcy procedure

Today on the official Shadow Discord and the official Shadow Twitter account, an update has been given in regards to Shadow's bankruptcy proceedings. In early March, Shadow announced that they would be filing for bankruptcy in both the United States and France. The decision to file for bankruptcy was to

15 Apr 21 1 min read
Blacknut

Blacknut teams up with NOS to bring 5G Cloud Gaming to Portugal

French-based Cloud Gaming publisher Blacknut has announced a new partnership with NOS, the most extensive communications and entertainment group in Portugal, to bring the "first dedicated cloud gaming experience" to Portugal. This partnership is part of NOS's official 5G deployment strategy. Teaming up with Blacknut, NOS will be offering cloud

13 Apr 21 1 min read
Amazon Luna

720p streaming is now available for Amazon Luna

When Amazon Luna launched in early access, gamers could stream at 1080p resolution. For larger screens, this was amazing. However, for those that gamed on mobile devices or smaller screens, the 1080p resolution just was not worth it. To help lower bandwidth usage for its users, while also increasing the

09 Apr 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Latest Google Stadia APK prepares for touchscreen controls

Touchscreen support for the Google Stadia android app appears to be right around the corner. According to 9to5Google, the latest Stadia APK, version 3.9, includes features for touch controls, 'Player Notes,' Android TV compatibility, and more. 9to5Google analyzed the latest APK and noticed multiple references to "direct touch"

27 Mar 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

Four beloved JRPGs are coming to Google Stadia

Google is going deep in getting third-party games added to the Stadia library. Although we just reported on DIRT 5, Murder By Numbers, and Kaze and the Wild Masks coming to Stadia this week, Google has decided to announce even more games coming to the cloud gaming platform. This time,

25 Mar 21 3 min read
Terraria

Terraria has sold over 35 million copies to date

Terraria has reported that over 35 million copies of the game have been sold across all supported platforms. This announcement came in the form of an official announcement post over on Terraria's official forums. According to Loki from Terraria developers, Re-Logic, by the end of 2020, Terraria has sold over

23 Mar 21 1 min read
Watch Dogs: Legion

Watch Dogs: Legion's multiplayer has been released for PC

Recently, Ubisoft announced that the PC version of Watch Dogs: Legion would have its multiplayer update delayed due to issues with particular GPU's causing crashes. Well, it appears that the issue has been fixed. According to Ubilnsulin on Ubisoft's Forum, Title Update 3.22 and Online Mode have been released

22 Mar 21 2 min read
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 will address police and driving

The next major patch for Cyberpunk 2077 will focus on quality-of-life improvements. You will see changes such as police not instantly showing up when you commit a crime, improvements to the driving experience,  and settings that help you drive and not fly off the road or run into people/buildings.

19 Mar 21 1 min read
CCP

Eve Anywhere allows you to play Eve Online in your browser!

It looks like even CCP is getting into cloud gaming, with "Eve Anywhere." Eve Anywhere is a Cloud Gaming solution that will allow you to play CCP's massively popular space sandbox game, Eve Online, in the cloud. Eve Anywhere will allow players to play Eve Online at 1080p resolution, 60

19 Mar 21 1 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

NVIDIA GeForce Now membership cost doubles

NVIDIA has announced a price hike for its cloud gaming platform, GeForce Now. Initially titled the "Founders Tier," NVIDIA offered it to subscribers for $5 a month or $25 for six months. The Founders tier allowed users to gain priority in gaming queue lines, access to RTX and DLSS features,

18 Mar 21 1 min read
Google Stadia

FIFA 21 and Terraria are available on Google Stadia

FIFA 21 and Terraria are now available to own on Google Stadia. You may recall that the creator of Terraria and Google were having a bit of a disagreement when the creator's personal Google account was disabled for unknown reasons. That was recently resolved, and Terraria was put back on

17 Mar 21 1 min read
Site News

Business Focus change and the future of Luro.io

In October of 2019, I started what would become Luro.io. Many things have changed on Luro.io since it initially started, and it has brought us to where we currently are today! Back in 2019, Luro.io focused on one Cloud Gaming platform. That platform was Shadow. Today, we

17 Mar 21 4 min read
Fall Guys

Fall Guys Season 4 will start on March 22nd

The next season of Mediatonic's on a battle royale, Fall Guys, will be kicking off on March 22nd. Season 4 will be sending players into the future. To the year 4041, to be exact, and it will be introducing seven new rounds to the battle royale platformer. These latest rounds

16 Mar 21 1 min read
Xbox Game Pass

Outriders will hit Xbox Game Pass the day it comes out

On April 1st, Outriders will be launching. The co-op third-person shooter will be available through the Xbox Game Pass on day one. However, you may want to take note that it will not be available for Xbox Game Pass on PC. Outriders will be available to all console players and

15 Mar 21 1 min read
Valheim

In a month, Valheim was able to sell 5 million copies.

I usually do not cover total sales of a game, but Valheim is just growing too darn fast to ignore! Launching on February 2nd, 2021, into early access on Steam, Valheim was released by a developer consisting of only five people. Since its release, the Viking-themed, progressive survival game has

05 Mar 21 1 min read
Echtra Games

Zynga acquires Torchlight III developer, Echtra Games

The studio that brought us Torchlight III, Echtra Games, has been acquired by Zynga. For those that do not know, Zynga is the game studio that brought us our most favorite Facebook game, FarmVille. Echtra Games will be joining Zynga and will be working with the developers of CSR Racing,

04 Mar 21 1 min read
Mediatonic

Epic Games acquires Fall Guys studio, Mediatonic

It looks like Mediatonic will be joining an epic family. Announced initially on Fall Guys Twitter, Mediatonic will be joining the Epic Games family, as Epic Games acquires the developer. In a blog post over on Mediatonic's official website, Mediatonic states that "With our publisher Devolver Digital supporting and

03 Mar 21 2 min read
Anthem

BioWare is canceling the development of Anthem

BioWare has announced that they will no longer continue development on the overhaul of their 2019 game, Anthem. The redesign, which was referred to as Anthem Next or Anthem 2.0, hoped to "reinvent the core gameplay loop" of Anthem. The game has received mixed reviews from fans

25 Feb 21 1 min read
Fall Guys

Cuphead skins are on their way to Fall Guys

The developers of Fall Guys, Mediatonic, have announced a partnership with Studio MDHR to bring two Cuphead skins to the game. The two skins coming to the game will be Cuphead and Mugman. Cuphead will be available this Wednesday, February 24th, for ten crowns. Mugman will be available this Saturday,

23 Feb 21 1 min read
Valheim

Valheim breaks the 500,000 concurrent player barrier on Steam

Valheim, the viral Viking survival game, has broken the 500,000 concurrent user barrier, according to Steam's player stats. With a Peak Today of 502,358, Valheim has become the third most popular game played on February 22nd. Valheim was beaten by Dota 2 with 592,737 peak players and

22 Feb 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

The Shadow iOS app is back on the App Store!

In a recent forum post on Shadow's Community Forum, it looks like the Shadow iOS app is back on the Apple App Store. If you did not know, back on February 12th, Shadow was removed from the App Store for unknown reasons. In the new blog post, posted by Luc

19 Feb 21 1 min read
Legend of Mana

Legend of Mana remaster is coming to PC

Square Enix has announced that they will be remastering their classic PlayStation 1 JRPG, Legend of Mana. The new Legend of Mana will be available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC (via Steam) this June 24th, 2021. Watch the Announcement Trailer on YouTube The remastered version of Legend

19 Feb 21 1 min read
New World

Amazon's upcoming MMO "New World" has been delayed yet again

Amazon is having a rough start getting into game development. With their MOBA-style shooter game Crucible shuttering after just six months after the game hit beta, many have looked at their upcoming MMORPG, New World as their savior. However, it appears that New World is not looking so hot. Initially,

18 Feb 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

Shadow has been removed from the Apple App Store yet again.

In a recent announcement by Luc over on the Shadow English Discord, it looks like the iOS application of the cloud gaming platform, Shadow, has been removed from the Apple App Store. This is not the first time this has happened. Nearly a year ago today, Shadow was removed from

12 Feb 21 2 min read
Google Stadia

Little Nightmares II is now available on Google Stadia!

In another This Week on Stadia post on Stadia's community blog, we get to see what is happening with the Stadia Cloud Gaming platform this week. New Games It looks like starting today, Stadia Pro subscribers will be able to start playing the new game, Little Nightmares II, as part

11 Feb 21 3 min read
Terraria

Terraria's creator cancels the Google Stadia port

Re-Logic, the developers of Terraria, has announced that they will be canceling the upcoming Google Stadia port of the game. Why? It appears that the co-creator of Terraria, Andrew Sprinks, has had his Google account disabled for unknown reasons. To make matters worse, his google account is tied to Re-Logic's

08 Feb 21 1 min read
Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker coming Fall 2021

Friday night, Square Enix announced the next expansion for their massively popular MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV. It will be called Endwalker, and it will conclude the ten-year story of Final Fantasy XIV. Watch the Trailer on YouTube A bold move from producer Naoki Yoshida, but he could only do it.

06 Feb 21 3 min read
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix 1.12 fixes mod vulnerability

The most recent Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix addresses a recent concern about modders' ability to exploit a vulnerability in the game to allow remote code to be executed on the machine running the mod. The vulnerability in question allowed for crafted save files to take advantage of a buffer overflow, allowing

05 Feb 21 1 min read
Destiny 2

Destiny 2: Season of the Chosen has been announced

Bungie has announced Season 13 for Destiny 2. Named Season of the Chosen, the next season for Destiny 2 will begin on February 9th, 2021, and will run until May 11th. In the announcement, which can be found over at Bungie's website, we are given a roadmap of what we

03 Feb 21 2 min read
Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV 5.45 has been released today

Patch 5.45 for Final Fantasy XIV has been released today. The patch includes some quality of life changes, a level cap increase for Blue Mage, additional Save the Queen quests, and many other things. Save the Queen Image Credits: FinalFantasyXIV.com The latest patch continues the battle for the

02 Feb 21 2 min read
NVIDIA GeForce Now

NVIDIA GeForce Now for Chrome and M1 Macs

With the most recent release of NVIDIA GeForce Now, you will be able to stream games directly to the Chrome browser on more than just Chromebooks. With version 2.0.27, gamers can play their favorite games in the cloud using a Chromium-based browser on Windows, macOS, and Chromebooks. Other

31 Jan 21 1 min read
Crayta

Crayta's Stadia exclusivity will be ending soon

Crayta will soon be leaving the Google Stadia nest, according to its developers, Unit 2 Games. Initially a Stadia exclusive, Unit 2 Games has confirmed that Crayta will be making its way to PC "very soon." The news was initially reported by 9to5Google who cited a tweet by

30 Jan 21 1 min read
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 now offers official modding support

CD Projekt Red recently released their first set of official modding tools for Cyberpunk 2077. If you are into modding your games, you may have already noticed that people have been modding Cyberpunk 2077 for quite some time now. However, these tools should make it easier for modders to mod

28 Jan 21 1 min read
Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves' first season goes live tomorrow

Rare's pirate adventure game, Sea of Theives, will be getting its first season tomorrow, January 28th, 2021. However, with the game only just beginning to get seasons, many do not know what this will entail. To help with that uncertainty, Rare released a blog post to explain what you should

27 Jan 21 2 min read
Shadow PC

Shadow for Chromebook is here!

Today, Shadow has announced that the Android Beta client now supports Chromebooks! You will now be able to turn your Chromebook into a Windows 10 gaming rig, thanks to the power of Shadow and the cloud. Any requirements? Yes, there are a few requirements. First and foremost, you will need

26 Jan 21 1 min read
Fortnite

T-800 and Sarah Conner make their way to Fortnite

Fortnite has become known for their character crossover events. From Marvel characters to Star Wars characters, if you can name it, you could probably play as that character. Well, now you will be able to take on Skynet as Sarah Conner and T-800 with a Terminator crossover. The skins will

23 Jan 21 1 min read
Control

Control is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC on January 21st

This Thursday, if you have the Xbox Game Pass for PC subscription, you will be able to play Control for free while it is available. Control, the most recent game from the Finnish studio Remedy, is a great RPG shooter that has you using your psychic powers to battle against

18 Jan 21 1 min read
Steam

Steam hit a record 120 million monthly active users in 2020

Steam released their Year In Review for 2020, and we get to see a glimpse at some relatively cool numbers for the digital gaming platform. Steam started their review with an overview of some numbers and acknowledging how the year has gone for everyone. Image Credits: Valve "As many

15 Jan 21 1 min read
Site News

No Cookies and Trackers for you!

No, seriously, none for you! Good news for our readers. We are now officially Tracker and Cookie free! What does this mean? Cookies First, let me explain what cookies are. A cookie is a term given to describe a type of message or data that a web server provides a

13 Jan 21 2 min read
Google Stadia

New Games are now available for Stadia Pro Subscribers

Not only is it a New Year, but it is also a new month! That means more games are available for Stadia Pro Subscribers to claim and play instantly through Google Stadia. Games available for Stadia Pro Subscribers F1® 2020 Hotline Miami Figment Ary and the Secret of Seasons El

07 Jan 21 1 min read
Xbox Cloud Gaming

Xbox Cloud Gaming now supports touch controls on 22 games

Xbox Cloud Gaming, formally known as Project xCloud, is the Cloud Gaming service offered by Microsoft for their Xbox ecosystem. The service is only available to those who are Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. When the service launched, few games supported touch controls; thus, the service required an external controller

06 Jan 21 1 min read
Steam

Steam announces the winners of the 2020 Steam Awards

Every year, Steam has "awards" that they give out to games that have been voted for by the Steam Community. The games that receive the most votes in each category is considered the winner of the respective category. Steam has officially announced the winners of each category, and

05 Jan 21 4 min read
Runescape

Runescape turns 20 today

Twenty years ago today, one of the greatest free-to-play MMORPGs launched. That game is Runescape. Developed by Jagex, the medieval-fantasy browser-based MMORPG launched on January 4th, 2001. This makes Runescape one of the oldest playable MMORPGs available to play. Jagex states that the game has been played for 7,306

04 Jan 21 2 min read
Steam

Steam sets a new concurrent user record of 25 million users!

Steam, one of the most popular digital distribution platforms for games, has hit a new all-time high for concurrent users. On January 2nd, Steam had over 25 million users logged in simultaneously, according to SteamDB. Now, this does not mean that 25 million users were playing games at the same

04 Jan 21 1 min read
Shadow PC

My predictions for Shadow in 2021

So, it is now 2021, and a new year brings new opportunities! How will 2021 affect Cloud Gaming? Well, no one knows for sure, but we can always predict what will happen. This article will cover my predictions of how 2021 will affect Shadow. Hardware In 2021, I do not

03 Jan 21 3 min read
Torchlight II

Torchlight II is free on the Epic Games Store today

On the second to last day of the free Epic Games Store Holiday Giveaway, you can claim the 2012 action role-playing game, Torchlight II. You can claim the game for free by logging into your Epic Games Store account and heading to the Torchlight II EGS page. You can claim

30 Dec 20 1 min read
Site News

Year End Review - Luro.io - 2020

2020... What an interesting year it has been. A lot has happened this year, for both the world, as well as for Luro.io. The primary aspect of it is the global pandemic that has changed everyday life as we know it. However, this post is about how 2020 went

27 Dec 20 7 min read
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 manages to sell 13 million copies

Cyberpunk 2077 may have gotten some bad reputation because of its rather rough launch. However, CD Projekt Red announced, in a note to its investors, that the game has managed to sell over 13 million copies as of December 20th. This number of games is the "sell-through" figure.

23 Dec 20 1 min read
Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley 1.5 is out on PC today!

The long-awaited 1.5 update for Stardew Valley has been released today. Initially mentioned by Stardew Valley's developer Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone earlier this year, the update has been teased for quite some time. Today is finally the day that PC players can play the new update! Just yesterday,

21 Dec 20 2 min read
Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 bug is corrupting players save files

Cyberpunk 2077 has been the main subject in gaming news as of late. From the botched launch with an excessive number of bugs to the failer of CD Projekt Red meeting the expectations of Xbox One and PS4 gamers, it really cannot catch a break. Especially with the new game-breaking

20 Dec 20 1 min read
Riot Games

Riot Games is working on a League of Legends MMO

Riot Games, the studio behind the massively popular MOBA, League of Legends, is reportedly developing an MMO that takes place in the League of Legends universe. This news comes from Greg Street, Riot Game's VP of IP and Entertainment. In response to a user's tweet, Street mentions that the upcoming

18 Dec 20 1 min read
Amazon Luna

Amazon Luna is now available on Android

Amazon Luna will now be available to play on your Android device. This was announced on Tuesday, and it will be using the same browser-based streaming technology that Luna uses on iOS devices. Hey @TheCodeB00K, as Raghu from Team Luna explains below, you won’t have to wait very long

17 Dec 20 1 min read
Google Stadia

Google Stadia now available on iOS

After being released for over a year, Google Stadia is finally making its way to iOS. You cannot entirely blame Google for the delay in getting the service working on iOS. Apple themselves made it incredibly difficult for Cloud Gaming platforms to release Apps on their App Store. However, that

16 Dec 20 1 min read
Google Stadia

Ubisoft+ comes to Google Stadia

Ubisoft recently rebranded its pay-for-access subscription service from Uplay+ to Ubisoft+. With the recent rebrand came talks of bringing the service to Google's cloud gaming platform, Stadia. Well, starting today, you will now be able to access your favorite Ubisoft games on Google Stadia. The best part about it is

16 Dec 20 1 min read
Fortnite

Fortnite adds a new "Performance Mode"

Fortnite developers, Epic Games, has announced a new feature that will help the game run better on lower-end computers. The new feature is called Performance Mode, and it is designed to boost FPS on computers that meet the minimum specifications for Fortnite. Performance Mode is designed to significantly boost the

15 Dec 20 2 min read
Codemasters

EA outbids Take-Two to acquire Codemasters for $1.2 Billion

Back in November, Take-Two Interactive showed interest in acquiring racing game developer Codemasters. In what would have been a deal worth nearly $1 billion, it appears that it will no longer be happening. This is not because Take-Two decided to retract their offer, but instead of the fact that Electronic

14 Dec 20 1 min read
Back 4 Blood

Back 4 Blood is the new Left 4 Dead Game!

Left 4 Dead is a classic four-player co-op game where you fight hordes of infected and attempt to make your way to a safe-houses or an escape vehicle. Although it has attracted a large player base, there were only two Left 4 Dead games. For eleven years, many have wondered

13 Dec 20 1 min read
Destiny 2

Cross-play is coming to Destiny 2 in 2021

Bungie has confirmed that there Online First-Person Shooter, Destiny 2 will be getting cross-play in 2021. However, Bungie did not specify which platforms will support cross-play, nor did they state exactly when cross-play will be available next year, we do know it is coming. This announcement follows the recent release

10 Dec 20 1 min read
Google Stadia

Google Stadia available in eight new European countries

Google Stadia has expanded to eight more European countries as of December 7th. For those that live in Austria, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, or Switzerland, you will be able to access Google Stadia to play your favorite games in the cloud! This announcement brings the total number of

08 Dec 20 1 min read
Shadow PC

Shadow Ultra/Infinite are now live!

That is correct! At 9:00 AM CST today, the new offers were available to order for those on the Chicago and Dallas Datacenters. Unfortunately, they were sold out within a half-hour. The good news, though, is that Shadow announced that starting tomorrow, until Friday, December 11th, at 10:00

08 Dec 20 1 min read
Fall Guys

Fall Guys teases upcoming costumes for Season Three

Season three is just around the corner for Mediatonic's popular battle royale game, Fall Guys. To hype up the new season's release, Mediatonic has been teasing us with upcoming features and other goodies that Season Three will bring to the game. This time, they decided to tease some of the

07 Dec 20 1 min read
Epic Games

Epic is not holding any in-person events in 2021 due to COVID-19

Epic has announced that they will not be holding any in-person events in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes any in-person Fortnite tournaments. Even though they do not plan on holding in-person events, that will not stop them from having online events and tournaments. "We will continue

06 Dec 20 1 min read