Cloud gaming is going to be the future of gaming. Even though Stadia failed, at least for some. Every year, that group of people is getting bigger.

I have been playing a lot of video games on the new device. My games weren't running on the handheld Shadow was used to run those games.

This experience has changed my opinion of cloud gaming. The experience of playing on the G Cloud with Shadow has been pleasant. I had a good time in the process.

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An Android console designed for cloud gaming

The Logitech G Cloud is something to ask about. You may not know about the Logitech G Cloud, but you may know about the Nintendo Switch.

If you own a Nintendo Switch a Steam Deck, you can see how similar the device is. The 7-inch display is surrounded by gamepad-like controls on both sides.

The G Cloud isn't designed to run games on their own. It doesn't have much in the way of mid-range specifications The device has been created to access cloud gaming services.

It is interesting to see that a lot of people are missing the point. The video titled "The G stands for Garbage" mostly talks about emulated performance and games on the phone.

The company is a peripheral manufacturer. It should be considered as such. There is a peripheral for gaming. There is a controller with a display There is a server in a data center.

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Now that we have defined expectations more clearly, I can say that the original premise of the company is still intact. The device feels good in your hand. It doesn't feel heavy but it is sturdy.

The buttons worked well in my experience playing Spider-Man, Rocket League, and other games. The Xbox gamepad layout has A/B/X/Y buttons, two analog joysticks, two analog Triggers, and two bumper buttons. There are a number of extra buttons that you can use to get back home or launch the menu on the cloud gaming console.

The G Cloud is 30% lighter than the Steam Deck and a tad heavier than the Nintendo Switch. I haven't felt any issues in my hands or forearms during my gaming sessions.

The Logitech G Cloud has a system on a chip with 4 gigabytes of memory. You can add more storage with a microSD card. It supports both wireless and wired connections. A 3.5mm jack is also present.

You get the right amount of computing power, but nothing more. It's a shame that Logitech didn't choose the better option for cloud gaming.

You won't be able to plug the device into a TV because it doesn't have video output. The built-in display has a nice resolution, but it doesn't have a good view. You have to be near the device.

When you start playing, you tend to forget about all of this. The cost of the G Cloud is $350, which is not cheap. The pricing issue can be thought of in two different ways. It doesn't seem like a lot of money when you compare the device to the other ones. The Nintendo switch is cheaper than the steam deck.

The G Cloud has a custom launcher that has been developed by Tencent. You can use it if you only need to go through your favorites. The settings and the notification menus are still rough.

I hope the software updates are good. If you accidentally bought the G Cloud to use as a tablet, you can uninstall the custom Launcher and get the default experience.

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Running Shadow

If you own a gaming PC or an Xbox console, you'll be able to use the pre-installed games on the G Cloud.

You can download any app from the Play store. Shadow's app allowed me to access their cloud computing service.

Shadow is a French company that is working on a cloud computing service for game players. People can pay a monthly fee to get a computer in a data center close to them. It's a Windows instance and you can install whatever you want.

Shadow starts at $29.99 per month for a machine with the equivalent of an Nvidia GeForce GTX1080, 12 gigabyte of RAM and 512 gigabytes of storage.

Shadow is going to release a high-end configuration on October 26. If you subscribe for another $14.99 per month, you will get a new chip with 4 cores and 8 threads, 16GB of RAM, and a recent graphics card, such as the equivalent card in a professional graphics card, or an Intel Core i9-9900K.

I have been using Shadow's Power upgrade configuration and it has worked great. I did not experience any issues playing Spider-Man Remastered or Hitman 3. The time has been great and the quality has been amazing. Spider-Man has 65 frames per second for me.

I have been playing Shadow on the G Cloud and it is running in the highest resolution possible. Modern Graphics Processing Units have been designed to run games in 4K. The Power upgrade may be too much for the G cloud.

When I open the Shadow app on the G Cloud, I will be able to see Big Picture mode. Big Picture hasn't been updated in a long time. It works well to pick a game and start it.

The other launchers is a little clunky. You can use your finger to mimic a mouse click. If you want to avoid mouse clicks altogether, Playnite might be an option.

Shadow doesn't need a configuration to detect the G Cloud as an Xbox controller. The only problem is that the controllers don't work.

Shadow's data center is not too far away from my house. It means that I can pick up the G Cloud, wait 15 seconds for Windows to boot up, and then play a game on my Shadow.

The game is not even running locally after a few minutes. When I stopped playing the game after a while, I realized that it was just gaming.

Trackmania and Disco Elysium were some of the games I played. The experience is better if you don't see Windows at all. The game begins when you hit play. The experience is great if you play games that are supported by the company. The game library is small.

I've been playing games with the cloud gaming on the xbox I found that it was more responsive than before. It's disappointing that the service is limited to 720p.

The G Cloud doesn't have a fan and it doesn't get hot. It takes 15 to 20% from your battery when you play for an hour. It doesn't have to be charged every time you put it down. Up to 12 hours of cloud game play is promised by the company.

I was trying to take the G Cloud with me. It wasn't as good as the experience would have you believe. Cloud gaming requires reliable hotel wi-fi. It wasn't smooth enough for long gaming sessions, but the office wi-fi was okay. I don't know if I'll travel with the device in the future as it doesn't seem to be designed for these use cases.

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The early days of cloud gaming

The market for cloud gaming is small. There are a lot of reasons why I believe it will change. Cloud gaming is about playing games on the go. It isn't a good way to experience cloud gaming.

Those who own a gaming PC are the most engaged. They are the first to adopt cloud gaming. Most people use their phones. According to Newzoo, there are only about one billion people who play on consoles, while there are over two billion people who play on mobile and over one billion people who play on PC.

Cloud gaming is an important growth opportunity and that's why Microsoft, Nvidia and Sony are spending so much money on it. They need to find a way to make it easier to play big games.

Call of Duty: Modern warfare 2 is one of the biggest releases of the year. It must have cost a small amount of money to make.

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