We’re sure that many of you have come across this particular carnival game where a person sits on a chair positioned above a tank of water, and the other person tosses balls at a target and if the target is hit, the person on the chain gets dunked in the water. It is good and harmless fun in exchange for money.
Back in the day, we were told that playing video games would “rot our brains” and was basically not good for us. However, these days, playing video games has proven to be a rather lucrative thing to do, and people are actually paying money and watching other people play games on platforms like Twitch.
If you’re a streamer or if you enjoy watching people stream games, you’ll be pleased to learn that Twitch’s availability just got a bit wider because following the announcement last month, it looks like Twitch’s app is now available for download for Apple TV users, where they’ll be able to enjoy Twitch’s streams on a larger screen in their living room.
We all get frustrated when we play games, where sometimes things just don’t work out the way we intend. Frustration can manifest in many forms, with some people choosing to swear, some people choosing to “rage quit”, while others might choose more destructive forms of venting their frustrations, like in the case of Twitch streamer Dellor.
If watching live video game streams is your kind of thing, then you might be interested to learn that Twitch is currently testing out its app for the Apple TV. What this means is that in the future, you’ll be able to stream Twitch videos on your Apple TV if you prefer watching it on a TV with a larger screen instead of your monitor.
Do you enjoy watching basketball? Sure, the games themselves might be pretty exciting, but sometimes a little of the behind-the-scenes can add a whole lot of context to the game and can also increase your viewing experience. If you are in agreement, then you might want to keep an eye on Twitch.
Twitch is primarily viewed as a streaming platform where people can livestream their gaming sessions. However, we have seen how it can also be used for other things that are not necessarily gaming related. If you are interested in learning a new language, then perhaps Twitch could be a new place to check out.
Going to the hospital for treatment can be an expensive process, especially if it is for a serious illness such as cancer. Insurance can only cover so much, which is why a young boy who goes by the Twitch handle zylTV has decided to take up a career in video game streaming in hopes that he can raise enough money to help pay for his dad’s medical bills.
Just like YouTube, one of the features of Twitch is that it allows for users to subscribe to a streamer’s channel. This helps the streamer build up an audience base who can then be notified whenever that streamer has gone live. However, non-subscribers can also watch streams of that streamer, at least until now.
Twitch, the company primarily known for its game streaming service, has now launched its first game after months of testing. Twitch Sings is a karaoke game that’s built for livestreaming. The title is available for free worldwide and will enable players to basically showcase their singing talents in front of a global audience.
Last year Nintendo rolled out its Nintendo Switch Online service. For those who are unfamiliar, Nintendo Switch Online is a subscription service that gamers will need in order to play their games online with each other, but now it seems that if you’re a Twitch Prime subscriber, you will be able to get a free year of Nintendo Switch Online service.
Multi-view streaming is already a big deal in live sports but it was much more suited to multiplayer gaming. Twitch is looking to switch things up by announcing a new feature called Squad Stream. The feature allows up to four streamers to broadcast their gameplay together in the same window.
It is unclear as to what the future holds for the Titanfall franchise, but in the meantime it seems the the franchise’s developer, Respawn, might have stumbled upon a new hit game in the form of Apex Legends. The game has not only managed to accrue millions of players over the course of days, but it seems that they might have broken a record previously set by Fortnite Battle Royale.
We know that starting something from scratch can be difficult, especially in a very competitive field of Twitch streaming. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to see that for some Twitch streams, there might simply be zero viewers tuned in. This was the case with streamer JesseDStreams who was streaming in the “Just Chatting” category.