Entries in 'Twitch' (79)

More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

Social experiment-meets-endurance test Twitch Plays Pokémon has finally completed its Pokédex, a year after it first went live.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:56PM in News
Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Streaming video giant Twitch is forcing users to change their passwords after what was described as “unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Current console cycle could be last of its kind, Twitch CEO says

Current console cycle could be last of its kind, Twitch CEO says

The console cycle as we know it may be at an end, according to Twitch CEO Emmett Shear.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 7:25PM in News
Twitch COO: eSports is here to stay

Twitch COO: eSports is here to stay

The debate surrounding the legitimacy of eSports as a sport is over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:04PM in News

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Twitch unveils TwitchCon, inaugural event set for September

Twitch unveils TwitchCon, inaugural event set for September

Twitch has announced it will host the first annual TwitchCon this September in San Francisco, California.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 22nd 2015 at 10:00PM in News
D!ngIt challenges Twitch superiority with weekly tournaments

D!ngIt challenges Twitch superiority with weekly tournaments

Game streaming newcomer D!ngIt.TV has announced a weekly rota of tournaments for five eSports titles, in a bid to establish themselves as serious competition for Twitch viewer share.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 18th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Awesome Games Done Quick raises $1.58m for charity

Awesome Games Done Quick raises $1.58m for charity

January's live streaming charity event Awesome Games Done Quick raised $1.58m for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, organizers have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 7:19PM in News
Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015 Smash Bros tournament saved by Twitch, Red Bull

Apex 2015, the annual Smash Bros. community gathering, almost ended before it began last weekend after a series of ill-timed disasters left organisers shaken and without a venue.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:55AM in News

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Twitch hits 100m monthly viewers in 2014

Twitch hits 100m monthly viewers in 2014

Streaming video service Twitch continues to boom, with monthly viewer numbers reaching 100m in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:55PM in News
Five games grabbed 61% of Twitch views in Q4 2014

Five games grabbed 61% of Twitch views in Q4 2014

The range of games streamed on Twitch is certainly diverse, but five big hitters were very much in control of the video streaming service last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 4:03PM in News
Twitch unveils music library cleared for streaming use

Twitch unveils music library cleared for streaming use

The hunt for music to use in your latest stream has just got a little easier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Twitch teams up with Devolver to offer movies for the first time

Twitch teams up with Devolver to offer movies for the first time

Video streaming service Twitch is making the move into movie streaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 4:00PM in News

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Microsoft happy for users to make money from their Xbox game footage on YouTube and Twitch

Microsoft happy for users to make money from their Xbox game footage on YouTube and Twitch

The greenlight has been given to gamers to monetise footage of their Xbox gameplay on YouTube and Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Valve takes on Twitch with Steam Broadcasting beta

Valve takes on Twitch with Steam Broadcasting beta

Valve has launched Steam Broadcasting in beta, allowing Steam users to livestream without having to utilize third-party services such as Twitch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 7:00AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most streamed launch week console game of 2014, video platform Twitch has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 7:02AM in News
Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Three online giants have been added to the London Games Conference schedule.

on Nov 11th 2014 at 11:56AM in News

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COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Twitch to serve as official stream partner for London Games Conference

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Twitch to serve as official stream partner for London Games Conference

Twitch has signed on as the official live stream partner for this year’s London Games Conference.

on Nov 4th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Twitch changes T&Cs to clamp down on naked streaming

Twitch changes T&Cs to clamp down on naked streaming

Streaming video service Twitch has amended its rules of conduct in an effort to stop its users streaming in the buff.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
London Games Conference: Look who's talking

London Games Conference: Look who's talking

Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitch, PlayStation, Ubisoft, IGN and more will be sharing their expertise at next month’s London Games Conference.

on Oct 10th 2014 at 11:18AM in News
Twitch promises transparency on sponsored content

Twitch promises transparency on sponsored content

Live-streaming service Twitch has vowed to be complete open about sponsored content and promotion. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

More people have watched streaming Destiny footage on Twitch in 2014 than any other new game launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
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