Right now, I’m watching speedrunner HalfCoordinated blast through Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight on “Insane difficulty” using just one hand. HalfCoordinated has hemiparesis, so the whole right half of his body is severely weak, a disability that hasn’t stopped him from speedruning Momodora: RUtM in under 25…
There’s a few reasons you might have heard of G2A, one of the Internet’s most popular spots to sell an extra Steam key. One, it’s been the subject of intense criticism for not doing enough about fraud. Two, you can’t watch a YouTube video or a Twitch stream without running into someone who’s taking money to promote…
Anisa Jomha was a so-called “boobie streamer” until last March. Her sizable Twitch following includes ardent fans, horny dudes, toxic trolls, and an unusual chat moderator: her mother.
Just a few days after Twitch announced it would be cracking down on folks streaming Counter-Strike gambling sites, one of the most popular streamers, PhantomL0rd, had their account closed by Twitch.
Twitch is following in Valve’s footsteps, and will shut down streamers using Counter-Strike gambling sites. Those sites may not be long for this world.
Twitch is one of the most popular video services still using Flash, with most everyone else having transitioned to the lighter and faster HTML5. As of today, the website’s paying Turbo users will get access to a new video player.
Streamer T Ronix set himself a pretty tough challenge: to beat Fallout 4 without being hit even once. Oh, and without using chems, power armour or companions (unless the story mandated it) either. If he got hit or broke those rules, he’d have to go right back to the start.
The 2016 U.S. Pokémon National Championships are going down this weekend, bringing the best Trading Card Game, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and Pokken Tournament players to Columbus, Ohio to determine which of the country’s best players will be heading to San Francisco in August for the big show.
One of Twitch’s new experiments is allowing people to eat meals in front of their audience. The streaming service is called this “social eating,” and there’s some pretty strict (and hilarious) guidelines about what people allowed to do.
You can now pay for a flashy new set of emotes in Twitch chat, though it’s unclear how much streamers will be getting if you choose to buy some.
As the Warriors and Cavs prepare to do battle in the NBA Finals, the other 28 teams in the league are enjoying some time off. Some will spend it fishing, others will spend it with family and loved ones. Karl-Anthony Towns, the reigning Rookie of the Year, is streaming games on Twitch.
During the recent Dreamhack Austin event, Hearthstone pro Terrence “TerrenceM” Miller came in second. It was quite a moment, a breakout performance for a relative unknown. And while many viewers were impressed, others in the thousands-strong Twitch chat refused to stop pointing out the obvious: Miller is black. You…
If you’ve ever been to a convention, you know what a problem body odor can be. But judging from pictures coming out of PAX East this morning, Twitch is doing its part to help with the smelly crisis. Genius!
As of this morning, the website Twitch has banned 32 games from appearing on its streaming services. But just what kind of games are they? Let’s take a look.
Large event Twitch chats are a blank canvas for the human id. Aggression, filth, comedy, occasional insight—all blasting by as though fired in unison from a thousand circus cannons. Despite this, they can be very... telling.
The popularity of Let’s Play videos is undeniable, and they’ve quickly woven themselves into the fabric of of video games. That doesn’t mean everyone is comfortable with them, and that got the developers of That Dragon, Cancer into hot water with some players.
Rudeism is a New Zealander on a mission: he wants to get from level 1-100 in World of Warcraft. Sounds pretty doable! Only, instead of using a mouse and keyboard, he’s using two dance mats.
Yesterday, Twitch announced a new initiative to involve developers in designing games specifically for streaming: Stream First. The idea is that Twitch will work with developers to create games where streamers and their viewers can play together in different ways, as an alternative to the passive watching experience.
Twitch, long a service for people watching video games, is getting more active in the process of making them, teaming up with a number of studios to help develop titles built with streaming as part of the game.