Entries in 'streaming' (48)

PlayStation

PS4 games come to PC via PlayStation Now update

PS4 games are now available on Sony's PlayStation Now streaming service, meaning you can now play PS4 games on your PC. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 6th 2017 at 3:11PM in News
Dailymotion switches focus to premium content

Dailymotion switches focus to premium content

Vivendi's streaming video service Dailymotion is backing away from the YouTube and Switch market with a shift to premium video.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Twitch secures Blizzard streaming rights

Twitch secures Blizzard streaming rights

Online video giant Twitch has announced that it has secured a global two-year deal for exclusive streaming rights for over 20 Blizzard eSports events.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2017 at 8:00PM in News
OPINION: Hi-Rez Studios on why streaming is the best way to engage with your audience

OPINION: Hi-Rez Studios on why streaming is the best way to engage with your audience

To me, what matters most has always been to make people happy; it was one the main reasons that drove me to work in the video games industry. As a ...

on Jun 20th 2017 at 11:30AM in News

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Reaching out - We Are Reach on Twitch vs YouTube and why more publishers should have official VOD channels

When Twitch announced in March it was going to sell games and give creators and developers the chance to earn a cut of each sale, the industry wasn’t sure what ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 20th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 19th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
Atlus softens Persona 5 streaming restrictions

Atlus softens Persona 5 streaming restrictions

Publisher Atlus has apologised for the over-zealous streaming restrictions that were imposed for RPG hit Persona 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:23AM in News
Twitch announces premium subscriptions

Twitch announces premium subscriptions

Twitch’s existing $4.99 subscription is to be supplemented by two higher subscription tiers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2017 at 9:49AM in News

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PewDiePie claims he's going family-friendly after video demonetisation

PewDiePie claims he's going family-friendly after video demonetisation

YouTube’s biggest star has claimed that he’s dropping some of the edgy humour he’s known for after a change in YouTube’s advertiser rules.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Atlus threatens Persona 5 streamers

Atlus threatens Persona 5 streamers

In a somewhat backwards looking step, Atlus has told streamers that they face action should they stream too much of RPG hit Persona 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 9:41AM in News
Twitch launches game sales

Twitch launches game sales

Viewers of streaming video platform Twitch are now able to purchase PC game content directly through the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Twitch rolls out 1080p/60fps streaming

Video streaming platform Twitch has said that its service is in line for a much wanted quality boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:46AM in News

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Yogscast on YouTube vs Twitch and its future as a 'full-blown media company'

There was a time when The Yogscast was synonymous with World of Warcraft and Minecraft Let’s Play videos. Since then, however, the Bristol-based production firm has grown into a full-blown ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 17th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
PS4 games being added to PlayStation Now streaming

PS4 games being added to PlayStation Now streaming

PC owners will soon get the chance to play PS4 exclusives without purchasing a console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2017 at 9:41AM in News
Nintendo hopes to bring Netflix and streaming apps to Switch

Nintendo hopes to bring Netflix and streaming apps to Switch

Switch launched without any streaming media apps, and Nintendo has now claimed this was because it wanted to focus on games for the console’s debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2017 at 9:36AM in News
Twitch

Twitch to start selling games, with streamers getting 5% cut of sales

Twitch has announced it will start selling games and in-game content directly through its streaming platform starting this spring. Both developers and Partnered Twitch streamers will be able to get ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 27th 2017 at 2:48PM in News

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Twitch Prime members get both Banner Saga games for free

Twitch Prime members get both Banner Saga games for free

The push to drive up subscriber numbers to the Twitch Prime service continues with news of a new giveaway.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2017 at 11:03AM in News
MixCast VR allows for mixed reality streaming

MixCast VR allows for mixed reality streaming

Communicating the magic of VR to someone without physically strapping a headset to them remains a challenge – but a new software tool could prove to be a big help.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:32AM in News
World of Tanks streamer dies during 24-hour livestream

World of Tanks streamer dies during 24-hour livestream

Brian Vigneault, better known as Twitch streamer ‘PoShYbRiD’, has died during a 24-hour charity livestream.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:31AM in News
Twitch

Twitch users spent 292bn minutes watching streamers in 2016, Overwatch most watched new game

Twitch has released its interactive 2016 Year in Review, revealing that users spent 292bn minutes watching Twitch last year, and that Blizzard's Overwatch was the most-watched new game of 2016. ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 16th 2017 at 11:04AM in News
PlayStation

Sony discontinuing PS Now on all platforms save PS4 and PC

Sony is discontinuing its PlayStation Now streaming service on all platforms except the PS4 and PC. Starting from August 15th 2017, users will no longer be able to access the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 16th 2017 at 9:03AM in News
Twitch

Twitch's new Communities to help aid discoverability

Twitch has launched its new Communities feature, an open beta directory that allows creators and viewers to discover and share content based on their interests more easily.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 10th 2017 at 2:36PM in News
Versus Evil Charity Clash

Versus Evil announces first charity streaming event

US indie games publisher Versus Evil has announced its very first charity streaming event. Dubbed the Versus Evil Charity Clash, streamers will be representing one of four main charities ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 26th 2017 at 5:34PM in News
Riot and BAMTech strike $50m a year monetisation partnership

Riot and BAMTech strike $50m a year monetisation partnership

League of Legends developer Riot Games and MLB Advanced Media’s BAMTech have entered into an exclusive monetisation and commercialisation partnership worth at least $50m per year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Twitch IRL

Twitch loosens guidelines with new IRL category

Twitch has today launched a brand new content category called IRL. Designed to enable Twitch creators to share content from their everyday lives in addition to traditional gameplay videos, Twitch ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Dec 15th 2016 at 6:00PM in News