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Will there ever be games for Chrome cast?

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Nothing too elaborate considering the Delay inherent with the streaming.

There may be something a little better than Tic Tac Toe (available) but it would mostly be turn based stuff as anything that requires Twitch and React will not play well.
 
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Nothing too elaborate considering the Delay inherent with the streaming.

There may be something a little better than Tic Tac Toe (available) but it would mostly be turn based stuff as anything that requires Twitch and React will not play well.
I could see something akin to the "overview" screen that some racing games do, but as Asphyx says, the inherent delay will prevent anything timing-based from relying on both device and CC screens simultaneously.

Leaderboard, instant replay, map would be possible though.

A Battleship type game would work, as would most hide-your-hand card games, Vegas type gambling games, and trivia games.

Lots of possibilities, but ultimately it's up to the developer and how much Chromecast ties into the core gameplay. The risk is too much tie-in will limit the game's market to Chromecast owners specifically, while not enough tie-in will make Chromecast just a cute toy.

Now if someone made a game that ran on the Chromecast itself... that would be interesting, as it would obviously require a Chromecast to play. Even higher risk, but better possibility of sync between players.
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Now if someone made a game that ran on the Chromecast itself... that would be interesting, as it would obviously require a Chromecast to play. Even higher risk, but better possibility of sync between players.
I say bring back Pong! LOL
How much delay could that have! LOL

Battleship is a good one! But your right unless there are millions of CCasts sold I don't see anyone really targeting it.
 
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http://www.gamepop.tv/ let's you play android games on your TV and is working with game developers to use android phones as controls there is a video on the website showing it.

My question is, if a different company can do it why not Google itself?

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My question is, if a different company can do it why not Google itself?
I'm sure they could but they are not a gaming company they are a Ad Supported Search Engine and Data Collection company.
Not really what they are interested in themselves but sure won't mind if someone else decides to licence games and use their Software to put it on a screen.
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