The last few months have gone well for Google’s game streaming service, ranging from the release of long-awaited features (such as family sharing and iOS support) to Stadia somehow coming to an end as the best way to play Cyberpunk 2077 (outside of PC high end build). Stadia ends 2020 with a bang, as three more games come on the service before the new year.
Enter the Gungeon is probably the most popular of the three new games, as it has maintained a fair fanbase since its launch in 2016. It is a dungeon crawler with its lot guns, and an emphasis on throwing and returning. The game currently has an ‘Advanced Transcendental’ rating from customer reviews on Steam, and the Stadia version supports single-player and co-op modes.
Another Digital Devolver title, Reigns, is also arriving in December. It’s a strategy game set in a medieval fictional role, where you take on the role of a king who accepts or rejects suggestions from advisors. However, Reigns is already available natively on Android and PC, so there’s less reason to play it on Stadia than with titles like Far Cry or Cyberpunk 2077.
Finally, Lara Croft and Guardian of Light from Square Enix / Crystal Dynamics are coming to Stadia. It is unrelated to the latest Tomb Raider series, first released in 2010, and uses an isometric view with collaborative play. The PC version has 82/100 on Metacritic, and the game is also available on PS3, Xbox 360 (with backwards compatibility on Xbox One), and iOS.
The Google announcement did not mention the exact dates that each game will arrive on Stadia, but all three will arrive sometime before the end of December.