Not Everyone Playing 'Twitch Plays Pokémon' Appears To Be Human

Right now, more than fifty thousand people on a Twitch channel are trying to control a trainer in Pokémon Red. Collectively, they've acquired seven gym badges, which means that the end of the game is near. Great! Except not everyone watching is interested in helping making progress in the game. » 2/25/14 6:00pm 2/25/14 6:00pm

The Miraculous Progress of 'Twitch Plays Pokémon'

It has been nearly five days since Twitch Plays Pokemon, a stream that lets users collectively control a Pokémon game via chat commands, started broadcasting to the world. Since then, the stream has had over sixty thousand people watching and playing at once—as you might expect, it's been a chaotic, awe-inspiring ride… » 2/17/14 4:16pm 2/17/14 4:16pm