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YouTube Takes On Twitch With 60fps Live Streaming

05/21/2015, Twitch is now the biggest online destination for gaming broadcasting and YouTube doesn’t want it to keep the crown to itself. The Google owned company has already made multiple moves to take on Twitch and today it has made a major move to further...

Twitch Finally Lets You Watch Past Broadcasts On Mobile

05/20/2015, Twitch quickly gained popularity to become the go-to destination for gamers who want to broadcast their gaming sessions and for people who want to view these broadcasts. The service is now available on multiple gaming platforms and through mobile apps...

Twitch Game Streaming Lands On Roku

05/14/2015, Twitch is one of the biggest gaming communities out there right now. It has seen an astronomical rise in popularity ever since the game streaming service appeared on the scene, so much so that it ended up being acquired by a major company. Twitch...

TwitchCon 2015 Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

04/09/2015, Earlier this year Twitch announced that it will host the first annual TwitchCon in its hometown of San Francisco, California. The company described this event as a “celebration of all things Twitch.” At that point Twitch had merely released a...

YouTube Will Reportedly Take On Twitch With Live eSports Streaming

03/25/2015, Last year there were rumors that Google was planning on acquiring Twitch but that did not happen due to alleged concerns over antitrust issues. Instead Amazon was the company that picked them up which we’re sure Google can’t be too happy with. That...

Twitch Resets Passwords After They Detected Unauthorized Access

03/23/2015, If you’re a streamer on Twitch or if you just like watching Twitch streams, don’t be alarmed if when you log into the website, you are prompted to change your password. This is because Twitch had recently detected unauthorized access to some Twitch...

TwitchCon 2015 Dates Confirmed

02/22/2015, Twitch has announced that the very first TwitchCon will be hosted in its hometown of San Francisco, California. The event has been described as a “celebration of all things Twitch.” Additional details about the event will be revealed as it...

Steam Broadcasting Is Now Open To All

01/20/2015, Last month Valve unveiled its move into video game streaming. It went after Twitch with a service of its own called Steam Broadcasting. Friends can use it to watch their friends play games, the public option allows anyone to tap into the stream, which...

Twitch Launches A Free Music Library For Broadcasters

01/15/2015, Gamers like to watch other gamers play. If this wasn’t true services like Twitch wouldn’t have taken off. Twitch really did take off, so much so that Amazon decided to buy it, and the game broadcasting service continues to grow. Twitch today...

Microsoft Studios Allows Users To Monetize Gameplay Footage

01/11/2015, Gameplay videos are increasingly becoming popular. There is a dedicated community of people who create and watch such videos, and it continues to grow with each passing day. Microsoft Studios has seen this trend and adapted accordingly. It will now allow...

Twitch Releases Major Xbox One Update

12/09/2014, Twitch users on Xbox One, get excited! Today the “biggest Xbox One update to date” has been released by Twitch. It comes with several new features that the community has been asking for, including but not limited to a more personal app...

Twitch Now Wants Broadcasters To Dress ‘Appropriately’

10/29/2014, Streaming gameplay while showing off your awesome physique on Twitch will no longer be acceptable courtesy of a change that Twitch has made in its Rules of Conduct. The new rules lay down the law, those who are using the service to stream gameplay must...

Amazon’s Acquisition Of Twitch Has Been Officially Completed

09/29/2014, According to a report back in August, it was announced that Amazon had acquired Twitch. Given that the acquisition was priced at $970 million, which makes it a pretty big deal, naturally there would be some time needed in order to clear it. Well it looks...