World of Tanks publisher Wargaming has shut down its Seattle office, laying off 150 people. “Wargaming will be assisting the current employees of the Redmond studio, if they decide to apply for open positions in other offices within the company,” the publisher said in a statement to Kotaku. “We would like to express…

In The Wake of Marathon Streamer's Death, Twitch Community Discusses Healthy Streaming Practices

World of Tanks streamer Brian “Poshybrid” Vigneault’s recent death during a 24-hour charity stream rattled the Twitch community. Despite his unknown cause of death, the Twitch community is reconsidering the toll sleep deprivation takes on marathon streamers. More pressingly, streamers are wondering whether 24-hour…