Entries in 'Twitch' (51)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Twitch bolsters stability in Europe

Twitch bolsters stability in Europe

Broadcasting platform Twitch has announced its new infrastructure addition in Paris, France – a move that will bolster the service’s stability across Europe.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 30th 2014 at 8:19PM in News
Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Microsoft has outlined the punishments it has in store for players who exhibit disruptive behaviour on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
REVEALED: The biggest UK games websites

REVEALED: The biggest UK games websites

2013 was a bumper year for the UK games media, but who came out on top?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 12:07PM in News
PS4 updates bringing new video sharing options, HDCP off, Twitch archiving, upped resolution

PS4 updates bringing new video sharing options, HDCP off, Twitch archiving, upped resolution

Sony has detailed some significant new functionality being added to its Share button.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 3:37PM in News
Asphalt 8 is first mobile game to allow fans to livestream

Asphalt 8 is first mobile game to allow fans to livestream

Another week, another story of Twitch doing something pretty cool.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 17th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Capcom partners with Twitch for year-round Street Fighter league

Capcom partners with Twitch for year-round Street Fighter league

Capcom and Twitch have joined together to present a Street Fighter eSports league called Capcom Pro Tour.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 8:09PM in News
VIDEO: Microsoft details the Xbox One Twitch experience

VIDEO: Microsoft details the Xbox One Twitch experience

Twitch goes live on Xbox One tomorrow and Microsoft has released a video detailing exactly how it all works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2014 at 1:37PM in News