Tag Archives: Twitch

Twitch to acquire Curse

Streaming platform Twitch has announced its intention to acquire online tech company Curse. Curse was founded ten years ago and provides a number of services such as game-specific online community tools, a PC mod manager and secure VOIP. In all it attracts around 30m users per month across its network. …

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Twitch’s battle to remain the top dog of eSports streaming

In the face of growing competition, Twitch is still the streaming space’s market leader and this is helped by its pro-gaming content. We speak to eSports boss Nick Allen about staying at the top How would assess 2016 so far for Twitch? With the eSports partnerships we’ve entered into this …

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What is the future of watching eSports?

If you ask people who are not into competitive gaming where you can watch eSports matches, there’s a high probability only one name will be cited: Twitch. But there’s actually much more out there than just the Amazon-owned streaming platform. Azubu, DingIt, YouTube Gaming, MLG.tv, Facebook, the BBC, Ginx… These …

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Influencing the influencers

Joost van Dreunen discusses the growing impact of YouTubers and Twitch streamers, and considers the implications of turning a hobby into a business

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ELEAGUE’s first season pulls in millions of viewers

The first season of ELEAGUE, Turner’s CS:GO league, concluded on Saturday evening and pulled in some incredible numbers. There was more than 168,500 concurrent streams on Twitch for Saturday’s final, with approximately 48 million gross minutes of video consumption across TBS and Twitch. The final was also responsible for 2.9 …

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eSports Advertising Bureau aims to help advertisers enter eSports

The eSports Advertising Bureau has been founded to help brands enter the world of eSports sponsorship and advertisement. The group will offer tools to marketers that will help them understand eSports and it’s potential marketing opportunities, as well as help eSports companies with direct advertising issues. Elsewhere it will coordinate …

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Telltale says Batman multiplayer mode will not be suitable for Twitch

Many assumed that the online multiplayer in Telltale’s upcoming Batman game would be perfect for streaming services like Twitch, but developer Telltale insists this isn’t the case. The firm has made an update to its blog post announcing the feature, saying that due to the high level of latency introduced …

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Counter Strike gambling streamer PhantomL0rd banned from Twitch

Less than a week after Twitch said it would take action against the streaming of Counter Strike gambling on its network, one leading streamer has been banned. Kotaku reports that PhantomL0rd’s channel has been pulled. It now simply carries the message: The community has closed this channel due to terms …

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