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…
Several extremely disturbing videos uploaded to YouTube Tuesday night and Wednesday morning purport to be audio of a user on the video game website Twitch beating a woman as she screams and pleads for him to stop. The videos are generating a fair amount of online outrage, including on Reddit and Twitter; in the…
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.
“I am officially retiring as a boobie streamer, or a titty streamer, if you will,” said Raihnbowkidz, a woman who broadcasts League of Legends on Twitch.
Well here’s an unusual job requirement: A Craigslist call for a “Lady Video Game Streamer” asks for applicants who are OK with wearing bikinis on camera.
“I am blue because that’s the way I was born...” “‘Literally a puppet literally playing games.’ Both statements are true.” Oh, Bennyfits, let’s be best internet friends.
The instance is called Maw of Souls, and was added recently to the forthcoming expansion’s alpha build. It’s one of the nine five-man dungeons coming with Legion and it looks really impressive!
Twitch released their look back on 2015 tonight, and amongst all the “total hours viewed” stuff was something genuinely interesting: the top ten games streamed on the service for the year. Number one will shock you! (OK no it won’t).
For most players handling one high-ranked StarCraft match would be hard enough, but StarCraft II veteran CranK managed to do all this while constantly alt-tabbing to Hearthstone.
Twitch had a Smash Bros. competition with an unusual challenge as an extra addition. People had to sit on a couch-shaped mechanical bull which was controlled by Twitch chat. There’s no way something like this would end well.
Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is the UFC’s flyweight champion and arguably one of the greatest fighters on Earth. He blends speed and technique in ways that’ll make your eyes say, “huminahuminahwhaat?” Naturally, he wants to play video games for a living.