Last month, Google began the process of winding down Stadia Games and Entertainment, its division for first-party and second-party Stadia titles. As a parting gift, the team at Stadia Games and Entertainment has open sourced some of the tools that were created to assist development.
Stadia Games and Entertainment Stories March 23
Stadia Games and Entertainment Stories March 16
Jade Raymond forms ‘Haven’ studio after leaving Stadia, working on new PlayStation IP
In early February, Google announced the closure of its in-house Stadia Games and Entertainment studios as well as the exit of industry veteran Jade Raymond. Now, Raymond has announced her next venture — the “Haven” studio that’s working on games for PlayStation.
Stadia Games and Entertainment Stories February 28
After publicly announcing the closure of Stadia Games & Entertainment, continued reports have revealed further details about what the studio was working out. Apparently, now-canceled first-party projects from Stadia included a multiplayer action game known as “Frontier,” a sequel to Journey to the Savage Planet 2, and an exclusive game from the legendary Kojima.
Stadia Games and Entertainment Stories February 26
A new report has detailed some of the circumstances that may have led to the closure of Stadia Games & Entertainment, including missed user targets and the developers’ desire to launch in beta.
Stadia Games and Entertainment Stories February 16
At the start of February, we were shocked when Google announced the end of its efforts to run in-house game development studios, and as it turns out, the developers were just as surprised. Just days before the public announcement, Stadia General Manager Phil Harrison sent a mass email to Stadia Games & Entertainment (SG&E) employees, commending them for “great progress” so far.
Stadia Games and Entertainment Stories February 1