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PS4 streaming a "game changer" for Twitch

PS4 owners made up for 20 per cent of all Twitch broadcasts from December 23rd to January 3rd, the streaming video service has announced. Twitch vice president of marketing Matthew DiPietro explains that the company was confident that integrating stream support with next-gen consoles would be a game changer.” "Based …

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PS4 claims 10% of Twitch traffic

The Share button on PS4 has proven a big hit with users. Sony reckons that since the console’s US launch on November 15th 10 per cent of all broadcasts on streaming video site Twitch have come from PS4 systems. These broadcasts have lasted an average of 31 minutes each. In …

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‘The industry must take notice of this new games media’

Eurogamer, CVG, Edge, IGN and GameSpot – the biggest names in games media, written and edited by the smartest thinkers and the wittiest commentators. These firms pride themselves on their critical analysis, their in-depth reviews and breaking news stories. But do they matter anymore? Clearly a certain generation of gamer …

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Minecraft introduces one-click Twitch broadcasting

Twitch and Mojang have teamed up to introduce simple Twitch broadcasting to the PC version of the smash-hit game. Users who wish to do so must visit their Mojang account page and link a Twitch account to their profile. Then it merely needs to be activated in the game’s options …

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No Twitch streaming on Xbox One until 2014

Microsoft has confirmed that gameplay streaming via Twitch will not be available on Xbox One at launch. We know the ability to instantly broadcast gameplay is something the gaming community is excited about, and we are too,” the company said in a statement. We are working to ensure the initial …

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Twitch now the biggest video site for gamers

More gamers are tuning in to Twitch for their gaming videos than any other site. Analytics firm comScore found the video platform to boast the largest audience and most-engaged users across all sites dedicated to the gaming audience. Despite not naming the firms specifically, comScore claims Twitch has over ten …

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LGC: ‘MMO is dead, except for EVE: Online,’ says CCP Games

CCP Games prepares the launch of the MMO’s twentieth expansion. David Reid, CMO at CCP Games says the franchise is continuing to grow despite the declining state of rival MMO titles. He confessed that never accepting a game is finished is key to ensuring its long-term success. If you want …

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LGC: ‘People want videos, not written reviews,’ says Twitch

Consumers are switching off their TVs to watch gamers play the latest releases on the platform, says Twitch. Stuart Saw, regional director of EMEA at Twitch took to the stage at the London Games Conference 2013 to highlight how gamers are turning to Twitch for their gaming content. People want …

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