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  • Blog Post: Forge Enables Free Livestreaming To YouTube & Twitch

    Forge, a free PC gaming capture app, has announced livestreaming integration with YouTube and Twitch. The app (available to download for free at forge.gg ) already allows you to capture gaming footage on your PC and share it to Twitter or Facebook like the PS4 and Xbox One do. Now gamers can add livestreaming... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Streams Quantum Break In Twitch Sneak Peek

    Microsoft Studios general manager Shannon Loftis will be playing Quantum Break later today on Twitch, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Pacific. Quantum Break looks to be one of this spring's biggest Xbox One releases, and will hopefully live up to Remedy's legacy of titles like Alan Wake and Max Payne. You... More
  • Blog Post: Rocket League Goes Pro With Official Championship Series

    Anyone who's played Rocket League can attest to its fantastic competitive core. As the battles between top teams grow fiercer, developer Psyonix is moving to capitalize on its eSports potential via a new partnership with Twitch. Today the companies announced the Official Rocket League Championship... More
  • Blog Post: TwitchCon 2016 Announced, Happening Later This Year

    After the success of last year's community convention, Twitch has announced its second annual TwitchCon. TwitchCon 2016 will take place at the San Diego Convention Center between September 30 and October 2. That's a different time and place than last year, so those interested might want to keep... More
  • Blog Post: Rise Of The Tomb Raider Includes Twitch Interactive Features

    With Rise of the Tomb Raider out today, Twitch is full of people streaming and watching Lara Croft’s latest adventure. If you’re not, you might want to. There are some in-game bonuses you can earn for doing both. Those that own the game on Xbox One can stream the expedition mode via Twitch... More
  • Blog Post: Getting Arrested Was Only The Start Of This Twitch Streamer's Problems

    Twitch streamer Mr_13ig's rowdy look at NewZ earned him a late-night visit from Washington state law enforcement, and things only went downhill from there. Mr_13ig, also known as Big, had his livestream of NewZ interrupted when a police offer appeared at his door due to a noise complaint. The livestream... More
  • Blog Post: After Pokémon And Dark Souls, Twitch Is Now Attempting To Play Fallout 3

    After TwitchPlaysPokémon, watching Twitch facilitate the crowd-source playing of video games has become a strange phenomenon. Fallout 3 is the latest to participate in the trend. You can find the stream by heading here . Things are going... slow. As it turns out, Fallout 3 is a very complicated... More
  • Blog Post: Professional Streamers Markiplier And Missesmae Will Be On Jimmy Kimmel Live Tonight

    Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has had an impressive verbal war going with the gaming community for the last several days, but Jimmy might soon be coming around to gaming – at least if professional streamers Markiplier and Missesmae can do anything about it. Tune into Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight to... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Play Seven Hours Of Mad Max And Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

    We live streamed seven hours of video games on Tuesday covering this week's big releases – Mad Max and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The archive is now online for viewing. We started our stream with some Mad Max with Jeff Cork and I playing through the game's first 3.5 hours. You... More
  • Blog Post: Tune In To Watch Us Play Dreadnought Live From PAX

    Update: Earlier today, we streamed some Dreadnought gameplay from the PAX show floor. The stream is over, but the archive is online for viewing . Original story: We’re out at PAX this weekend, and even if you’re not in Seattle, you can join in the fun. News editor Mike Futter is streaming... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Sony Working To Re-enable Until Dawn Twitch Stream Archives Coming From PlayStation 4

    Update: Sony has offered a statement regarding the inability to archive twitch streams of Until Dawn broadcasted from PlayStation 4s. Sony says Until Dawn's Twitch archiving was deactivated by mistake and should not be an issue soon. Here's the statement from Sony: We are currently working on... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Twitch Announces When Ticket Sales Will Go Live For The First Annual TwitchCon

    Tickets for Twitch's first TwitchCon will go on sale in just a few days. The convention takes place between September 25 and 26, and will be held in Moscone West convention center in San Francisco. If you're interested in attending, tickets go on sale this Friday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m. PT. You... More
  • Blog Post: Symantec Says Malware Could Be Inflating Twitch Viewership

    Online streaming is experiencing a boom period, in terms of audience size and the number of hours those viewers spend watching their fellow gamers play, talk, and entertain. According to a report from antivirus company Symantec, there's more going on with those numbers than you might think. Twitch... More
  • Blog Post: Fortnite’s Second Alpha Is Live Now, Live Stream 4PM EST Today

    Epic’s Fortnite has been tucked away behind closed doors for almost a year, but today a few fans will get hands-on time and everyone can see it in action. While Epic is only quietly announcing the launch, the second official Alpha period for Fortnite is currently live and will run through April... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Twitch Suffers Security Breach, Change Your Passwords

    Update (4:55 p.m. Eastern) : Twitch is alerting some users about the manner of the data breach. If you have a Twitch account, you should be aware of this information. VentureBeat has secured a copy of the email being sent by Twitch to users it has determined are affected by the breach. Included in the... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Go To Gaming Conventions?

    MAGfest, PAX, Quakecon, TGS, Blizzcon, Gen Con, and even Dragon Con. There is no shortage of gaming conventions, and they seem to never stop growing. Of course, that means that people must be going to them. Are you one of them? What's your favorite? And which one will you be going to next? Twitch... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Announces TwitchCon

    Streaming service Twitch announced TwitchCon on an official site stream today. This Twitch-centric convention is scheduled for September 25-26 in San Francisco, CA. TwitchCon will be dedicated to Twitch's community of streamers, partners, broadcasters, and viewers. There are not a whole lot of details... More
  • Blog Post: White House Partners With Twitch And ESL To Encourage Health Insurance Sign-Ups

    The deadline for signing up for health insurance with the assistance of the United States government is rapidly approaching. In a new effort to get the word out to young people, the White House has teamed with Twitch, ESL, and eSports personalities. The campaign features Wargaming League commentator... More
  • Blog Post: Awesome Games Done Quick Brings In 9.4 Million Viewers

    Awesome Games Done Quick, an annual charity speedrunning event, is over for now , allowing us to catch our breaths and get a feel for its impact. The event has been growing in popularity, nearly doubling its impressions in 2015. Twitch put together the infographic below to encapsulate some of the details... More
  • 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
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