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Google Steps on Microsoft’s Toes in New Cloud Gaming Push (Premium)

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Google Steps on Microsoft's Toes in New Gaming Push

In what can only be seen as yet another attempt to attack Microsoft in yet another market, Google has unveiled a cloud-based gaming delivery service. It's called Agones.

And no, that's doesn't stand for "agony," though one must imagine that that's been the response out in Redmond this morning. Instead, Agones is Greek for "contest" or "gathering," as Google explains it. I assume they had to Google it too.

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