I feel like I’ve written this exact post before — about a tech giant potentially getting into traditoinal console gaming. In any case, I think the idea of Google stepping into the same ring as Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo has some potential that many might not initially see, mostly regarding the nature of Android.
Based on the current changing winds of the video game industry and Google’s recent announcements, I think we can be fairly certain that at the very least Google is doing something with playing video games over streaming. But other rumors suggest something more — that Google will go for a “traditional” console that will run games locally. Google doing that is where I see the real interesting possibilities. Continue reading