Entries in 'Twitch' (58)

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Google backed out of Twitch deal due to 'antitrust issues'

Google backed out of Twitch deal due to 'antitrust issues'

Previous reports that Google was on the verge of buying Twitch were true, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Retail giant Amazon has agreed to buy Twitch for $970m in cash.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

The Twitch accounts of PlayStation, Xbox and ESL were compromised overnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:33AM in News

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Twitch CEO responds to audio copyright criticism: 'We screwed up'

Twitch CEO responds to audio copyright criticism: 'We screwed up'

The CEO of Twitch has given more details on the site’s recent overhaul of its audio copyright laws.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 8th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
First there was Twitch plays Pokemon, now there's Fish Plays Pokemon

First there was Twitch plays Pokemon, now there's Fish Plays Pokemon

As in, there is literally a fish playing Pokemon, live on Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
Twitch introduces content ID scheme for audio copyright

Twitch introduces content ID scheme for audio copyright

There is general unrest across the games steaming community this morning following Twitch’s sudden introduction of an audio copyright detecting tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google commits to $1bn purchase of Twitch - report

Google is finalizing a $1bn deal to acquire streaming video network Twitch, a new report claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 25th 2014 at 1:52AM in News

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Twitch announces 'Host Mode'; offers TV-like programming

Twitch announces 'Host Mode'; offers TV-like programming

Twitch has announced a new feature which allows users to host other live streams on their own channel.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:29AM in News
London Games Conference: Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft lead the way

London Games Conference: Buzzfeed, Twitch, Gamer Network and Ubisoft lead the way

The London Games Conference returns on Wednesday November 19th - with a clutch of high profile brands already involved.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 11th 2014 at 2:41PM in News
Summer Games Done Quick raises $700k for Doctors Without Borders

Summer Games Done Quick raises $700k for Doctors Without Borders

Last week's online speed run fundraising event Summer Games Done Quick received $713k in donations, organizers Speed Demos Archive have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
The Games Media vs E3

The Games Media vs E3

The world’s video games press are now back from E3 with jet lag, hangovers and sore fingers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 27th 2014 at 10:34AM in News

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E3 2014 claims Twitch records with 5.9m unique daily viewers

E3 2014 claims Twitch records with 5.9m unique daily viewers

And you thought E3 was no longer relevant?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 1:10PM in News
Reggie: No Twitch streaming for Wii U as streaming gameplay 'isn't fun'

Reggie: No Twitch streaming for Wii U as streaming gameplay 'isn't fun'

After a week of what has been the best PR it has received in years, Nintendo has closed E3 with a bit of a howler.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Twitch adds audio-only mode to iOS app

Twitch adds audio-only mode to iOS app

Video streaming service Twitch has added a new audio-only feature to its iOS app, the company has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:55PM in News
Framerate counter and desktop capture added to GeForce Experience ShadowPlay

Framerate counter and desktop capture added to GeForce Experience ShadowPlay

Nvidia has added some important new functionality to its GeForce Experience software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 3:31PM in News

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YouTube making $1bn move on Twitch, says report

YouTube making $1bn move on Twitch, says report

Hollywood news site Variety says YouTube is to acquire Twitch.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 18th 2014 at 11:54PM in News
Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Twin Galaxies launches round-the-clock gaming news Twitch channel

Video game-focused organization Twin Galaxies has announced Twin Galaxies Live, a 24/7 interactive programming channel on Twitch revolving around game streams and gaming news coverage.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Now (not) Twitch Plays Hearthstone

Now (not) Twitch Plays Hearthstone

It’s played Pokemon, Super Mario and Tetris. Now the internet hivemind is trying its hand at Blizzard’s card battle Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 2:20PM in News
Twitch is America's most used live streaming site

Twitch is America's most used live streaming site

Big-hitting live video sites such as WWE, Ustream and MLB are trailing in the wake of the phenomenon that is Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Twitch, Crytek and Amazon confirmed as first speakers for Develop Conference 2014

Nine of the biggest brands in the games industry have signed-up to speak at this year’s Develop Conference in Brighton.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 11:06AM in News
Twitch opens London HQ

Twitch opens London HQ

Games video giant Twitch has finally opened a full European base on Carnaby Street in London.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Twitch co-funding Kickstarter title

Twitch co-funding Kickstarter title

Live-streaming service Twitch is putting cash behind Studio Bean’s Choice Chamber.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 16th 2014 at 5:00PM in News
Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Streaming giant Twitch has for the first time offered users the chance to purchase a game via the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

Twitch off to a great start on Xbox One

There were 108,000 unique Twitch broadcasts from Xbox One in the first week since the streaming tech was patched onto the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:45PM in News