UFC fighters live-streaming on Twitch, this is a thing that happens now. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is probably most successful, given his penchant for drunk dialing former opponents and talking shit to them live.
This is a story about losing your innocence, and getting your heart torn out in the worst kind of way. Also, Pokémon.
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With so many people either streaming live video game play to the web or consuming it, trying to determine the best equipment for your broadcasting needs can be daunting and confusing. What we need are examples.
Twitch has introduced the ability for users to have two-factor authentication on their accounts. It’s not required, but given the frequency at which online databases are compromised, I’d recommend everyone does this ASAP. It’s still wild that Sony hasn’t added two-factor authentication to PSN! One day, I guess.
Last week, the Bob Ross Twitch marathon ended with a peculiar twist: a ‘Stay Tuned’ countdown. Now we know why: Bob Ross isn’t actually going away! Congrats, #KEEPBOB supporters.
The best thing to happen on Twitch all year comes to a close later tonight. Or at least, it’s supposed to.
There’s something really awesome about seeing people react in real time to brush strokes on canvas. It’s like every single thing Bob Ross does, no matter how gentle and delicate, is as big as a major play in the World Series.
A player by the name of Linsneakers runs a YouTube channel with a humble 23 subscribers. A few days ago, they announced the channel was going on hiatus because of a copyright strike for a Persona 4: Dancing All Night video. They aren’t alone. In the past week, Persona publisher Atlus has been on a YouTube tear.
In the West, Twitch is an internet superpower. In Japan, things couldn’t be more different. Mainstream success will be tough, but not impossible. Nothing is impossible.
A year ago, Matthew “NaDeSHoT” Haag announced that he would be streaming Call of Duty on competitive gaming site MLG.TV exclusively in a deal that the New York Times once called “lucrative.” Last weekend, the former top player looked back on that decision—and came pretty close to calling it a mistake.
Before we even start talking, General Mittenz asks me if we can stand for the duration of the interview. “For me, right now, I’m having a massive anxiety attack,” he explains while fidgeting nervously. Standing and moving around helps. A little.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson isn’t letting a silly legal battle stop him from getting into fights. He’s calling out people while streaming video games on Twitch, and it’s working.
Turns out, playing video games can pay off quite handsomely—at least for some people.
It took them six weeks, but Gwyn, the Lord of Cinder, has been defeated.
One of the coolest things at Twitch’s very first convention this weekend was a bunch of Hearthstone matches, in front of an audience, between two very laid back CEOs: Blizzard’s Mike Morhaime and Twitch’s Emmett Shear.
Twitch is far-and-away the biggest video game streaming service on the planet, but it’s definitely not perfect.
Rinse and Repeat, the latest from provocative designer Robert Yang, was recently banned from being streamed on Twitch. There are only 14 games on Twitch’s list so far, and Yang’s made two of them.
The top eight Heroes of the Storm team in the Americas are in Las Vegas today, competing for a $100,000 prize pool and two spots in the world championship battle at BlizzCon 2015. Who will win, other than Murky?