Entries in 'Twitch' (127)

Twitch signs multimillion dollar partnership with Vainglory eSports

Twitch signs multimillion dollar partnership with Vainglory eSports

Twitch and mobile MOBA Vainglory developers Super Evil Megacorp have signed an investment deal to see the touchscreen eSport promoted on-site for the next three years.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 31st 2016 at 1:13PM in News
How can YouTube Gaming close the gap on Twitch?

How can YouTube Gaming close the gap on Twitch?

Since it was spun out of streaming firm Justin.tv in 2011, Twitch has risen to be one of the most prominent players in the modern games media.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Twitch to live-stream MCV Awards 2016

Twitch to live-stream MCV Awards 2016

The great and the good of the UK games industry will tomorrow head to the Hilton Bankside Hotel, London for the MCV Awards 2016.

on Mar 2nd 2016 at 4:44PM in News
DingIt's first year boasts 80m total viewers

DingIt's first year boasts 80m total viewers

DingIt, the eSports-centric streaming platform, has finished its first year of broadcasting with 80m viewers under its belt.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 29th 2016 at 3:27PM in News

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Archived Twitch streams to start preserving chat

Archived Twitch streams to start preserving chat

Streaming service Twitch has announced plans to preserve a video’s chat as part of its archive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2016 at 12:23PM in News
UFC champ ponders move into full-time video game streaming

UFC champ ponders move into full-time video game streaming

Current UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson has said that he plans to become a full-time game streamer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 2:10PM in News
Plays.tv releases Chrome extension to end Twitch highlight ownership battle

Plays.tv releases Chrome extension to end Twitch highlight ownership battle

Gaming social network and video-sharing platform Plays.tv has introduced a way for spectators to capture stream highlights while the content creator retians their ownership.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 28th 2016 at 3:03PM in News
Punch Club crosses $1m in sales following 'Twitch Plays' success

Punch Club crosses $1m in sales following 'Twitch Plays' success

TinyBuild Games just announced that Punch Club has grossed over $1m (£0.6m) in just 10 days, with more than 100,000 sales across all platforms.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 19th 2016 at 12:37PM in News

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'Twitch Plays' gets its own slot on streaming video service

'Twitch Plays' gets its own slot on streaming video service

Remember ‘Twitch plays Pokemon’? Now finding similar experiences is getting a whole lot easier with the addition of a new directory to the site.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
DingIt wants in on the streaming sector's riches

DingIt wants in on the streaming sector's riches

In February, DingIt decided to enter the billion-dollar video streaming market. But how can it hope to compete with giants like Twitch and YouTube Gaming? MCV catches up with head ...

on Dec 21st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Mobile startup debuts iOS game livestreaming in Japan and Korea

Mobile startup debuts iOS game livestreaming in Japan and Korea

Kamcord has beaten Twitch and YouTube Gaming to the iOS streaming race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2015 at 3:42PM in News
Twitch hires VP of game developer success

Twitch hires VP of game developer success

Streaming giant Twitch has brought industry vet Kathy Astromoff on board as its vice president of game developer success.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 16th 2015 at 10:21AM in News

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League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

Riot’s League of Legends World Championship draws to a close tomorrow and already it has drawn some huge viewer numbers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Twitch app arrives for PS4

Twitch app arrives for PS4

Twitch's dedicated viewing app for PS4 has arrived on the North American PlayStation Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 6:33AM in News
Mobile livestreaming and subscription fees come to YouTube Gaming

Mobile livestreaming and subscription fees come to YouTube Gaming

Mobile gamers looking to show off what they are playing are in luck as YouTube Gaming is introducing streaming for mobile devices.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 16th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Minecraft streamer buys $4.5m property in Hollywood - report

Minecraft streamer buys $4.5m property in Hollywood - report

Popular Youtube content creator Jordan “CaptainSparklez” Maron has reportedly purchased a $4.5m house in the Hollywood Hills.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:49PM in News

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Hearthstone knocks Dota 2 down a place in monthly Twitch rankings

Hearthstone knocks Dota 2 down a place in monthly Twitch rankings

The end of The International and the release of The Grand Tournament has led to Blizzard’s Hearthstone and Valve’s Dota 2 swapping places in the September Twitch charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:11PM in News
Inaugural TwitchCon draws over 20,000 attendees

Inaugural TwitchCon draws over 20,000 attendees

Over 20,000 people attended TwitchCon 2015 this past weekend, the game-broadcasting platform has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2015 at 7:33AM in News
Twitch is introducing video uploads

Twitch is introducing video uploads

Streaming giant Twitch is to introduce YouTube-style video uploading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
Shower simulator Rinse and Repeat banned from Twitch

Shower simulator Rinse and Repeat banned from Twitch

Rinse and Repeat is a game about taking a shower. Typically showers are taken when naked. And nudity is pretty much not allowed on Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Panda TV aims to be the Chinese competitor to Twitch

Panda TV aims to be the Chinese competitor to Twitch

The son of China’s richest man is launching a live streaming site that could soon rival Amazon-owned service Twitch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
'YouTube Gaming can catch up with Twitch'

'YouTube Gaming can catch up with Twitch'

YouTube’s new Gaming portal is a genuine threat to Twitch, warn prominent video journalists. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 4th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Until Dawn Twitch archiving block was unintentional

Until Dawn Twitch archiving block was unintentional

Sony has said that it did not deliberately disable player’s ability to archive their Until Dawn gameplay streams.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
Twitch partners contractually locked out of YouTube Gaming streaming

Twitch partners contractually locked out of YouTube Gaming streaming

Over 10,000 of the top video game streamers are being locked out from streaming on Youtube’s new YouTube Gaming service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2015 at 9:48AM in News