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  • Blog Post: Twitch Shares Its Impressive 2014 Viewership Numbers

    2014 was a big year for Twitch, and the company has put together an infographic boasting some of its impressive 2014 viewership numbers as well as some surprising facts. Between the Amazon purchase, new-gen consoles truly jumping into the world of online streaming, and the bizarre Twitch plays Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: Our Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Live Stream Has Concluded

    Update: Thanks for tuning into our Majora's Mask 3D Twitch live stream and sending us questions! The archive of the stream will be online soon! Original story: Tomorrow we'll be streaming the 3DS remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, and we'll be doing it side by side with the... More
  • Blog Post: Fish Are Now Playing Street Fighter On Twitch

    Growing tired of Pokémon (presumably), pet fish have now moved onto the fast-paced world of Street Fighter. You can check out the stream here, which pits the fish Aquarius against his in-tank roommate Robert the Bruce, by heading here . The owner of the channel, which goes by the name FishPlayStreetFighter... More
  • Blog Post: Fire Emblem: Awakening's Lucina And Robin Confirmed For Smash Bros.

    Update: This morning's reveal was a double dose of new fighter action, with Lucina and Robin from Fire Emblem: Awakening confirmed for the roster. And those of you who prefer the female version of Robin can rest easy. She's included, too. The action-packed three-minute trailer included the return... More
  • Blog Post: Live Stream – Mario Kart 8

    Mario Kart 8 released today, and in honor of the event, we'll be live streaming the game later today at 4 p.m. CT. We'll bring in a few editors to race a couple laps, bond and create everlasting friendships, and develop unforgivable rivalries that will last for years, all for your entertainment... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Are You Live Streaming On Your New-Gen Console?

    One of the features of new-gen consoles that took off faster than others is the ability to live stream gameplay. Are you taking advantage of it? Do you refuse to play a game unless it is being broadcast to the masses? Or did you try it once and walk away unimpressed? Do you spend just as much time watching... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Signs Deal To Be Official Live Streaming Partner For E3

    Twitch has signed a deal to make it the official live streaming partner of the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo for the next three years. Being a partner means Twtich will have a noticeable presence on the show floor with its own booth, as well as through E3's assorted media channels. Twitch... More
  • Blog Post: After 16 Days, Twitch Has Finally Defeated Pokémon

    The bizarre social experiment tasking a crowd of onlookers to play Pokémon Red as a huge team has come to an end. After 16 days, 7 hours, 50 minutes, and 19 seconds, Pokémon has been defeated. If you haven't been following the drama of Twitch Plays Pokémon, it wasn't always... More
  • Blog Post: The Twitch Community Tackles Zelda In New Crowd-Played Stream

    After the massive success of Twitch plays Pokémon , you knew others were coming. Someone has set up a stream for players to tackle the original Zelda. Like the Pokémon stream ( which is still going strong ), Twitch chat users enter commands like a, b, up, down, left, and right in order... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Livestreaming Xbox One Launch Event Tonight

    Tonight, a new era of Xbox gaming begins, and you'll be able to watch it live. Microsoft will be livestreaming the event on its official website tonight, beginning at 11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. To watch the event, click here . Our Take: Console launches don't come around often, so it's... More
  • Blog Post: Insomniac Streaming Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus Gameplay Tomorrow

    Insomniac Games' likely final entry in the Ratchet & Clank series on current generation of consoles will be streamed online tomorrow. The stream begins at 11:00 AM PT on Wednesday November 6 on PlayStation's Twitch channel . The game's creative director Brian Allgeier will be showing... More
  • Blog Post: Watched Our Extra Life 2013 Livestream? Give Us Feedback!

    This past weekend we played video game for 25 hours straight for Extra Life 2013. We raised over $15,000 for Gillette Children's Specialty Heathcare, a Children's Miracle Network hospital in Minnesota. Extra Life raised a whopping $3.7 million overall. We livestreamed the whole ordeal from start... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Play Bad Games?

    Ride to Hell: Retribution is a bad game , but it has an entertainment factor that cannot be denied. It’s the reason our Test Chamber of the game is so entertaining, and why a group of editors stayed up all night live streaming the game . It’s a hilarious train wreck with fully-clothed sex... More
  • Blog Post: The Greenlight Supershow Celebrates Indie Games With A 13+ Hour Live Stream

    In celebration of Steam Greenlight, and in promotion of a number of hopeful titles, the developers have gathered together for a 13+ hour live stream to showcase more than 25 games. The list below offers a small sampling of games that will appear on the live stream. The creators will also be on hand to... More
  • Blog Post: Star Wars: Battlefront III Live Stream Appears Online

    Twitch user PtoPOnline just ended a livestream of Star Wars: Battlefront III gameplay. The live stream has already ended, but you can head here and here to see the archived videos. The Twitch channel, and its corresponding website, ptoponline.com, specializes in the coverage and streaming of pre-release... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Partners With TwitchTV For Street Fighter Livestream Channel

    Capcom is celebrating Street Fighter's 25th Anniversary with all kinds of products , events, and tournaments. To help interested fans track down the biggest tournaments, Capcom has partnered with TwitchTV to create a livestream channel exclusively for Street Fighter. Right now, the channel is rebroadcasting... More
  • Blog Post: Livestream Of The Largest Mobile Phone Gaming Party's Guinness Attempt

    Mobile games might not excite you, but what about watching hundreds of people play mobile games at once? The city of Roseville, MN is hosting an event that has a crowd of gamers attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Mobile Phone Gaming Party". The current record was... More
  • Blog Post: Game Informer Livestreams Borderlands 2 Next Tuesday

    I've had to keep my mouth shut about Borderlands 2 ever since I reviewed it for our current issue, and I can finally spill the beans next Tuesday. If you're a print or digital subscriber, you've probably already read my thoughts. If not, I'll be joining up with Andrew Reiner, Jeff Marchiafava... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Play Mass Effect 3 Now!

    We are live streaming Mass Effect 3 in both single-player and multiplayer forms from the Game Informer offices, and we are giving away all kinds of Mass Effect goodies. We'll start things off around 12 PM central time, with plans to keep playing until around 5 PM. All the while, we'll be giving... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Tune In For A New-Release Livestream Right Now

    Update: If you didn't check out the site while we were live, all is not lost. We've got archived video from this morning's livestream, with three hours of gameplay from Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Soulcalibur V. You can watch the Final Fantasy XIII-2 clip here , where a very patient Joe Juba... More
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