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“Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina” Gets Amazon Prime Pick-Up

With an “origin story” that’s sure to spawn a new wave of hopeful Kickstarter campaigns, Amazon Prime has signed a first-look deal with media and content provider Critical Role. To that end, the streaming service has given a greenlight for two, 12-episode seasons of Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina-based on narratives and original […]

Twitch Reveals November Free Games & In-Game Loot

Twitch Reveals November Free Games & In-Game Loot

Twitch revealed all of the free games that they will have coming to Twitch Prime this month, and there are some cool selections in the mix. Planet Alpha and Double Cross, along with Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition all look awesome. Like many subscription services, you need to have an account with Twitch Prime to snag […]

Classic "Tetris" World Championship Happening This Weekend

Classic “Tetris” World Championship Happening This Weekend

This weekend, the 10th annual Classic Tetris World Championship will be taking place in Portland, Oregon and will be broadcast live on Twitch. The championships will take place during the Portland Retro Gaming Expo at the Oregon Convention Center from October 18th-20th. Players will face off in the 1989 NES version of the game for […]

Epic Games Trolls Their Audience By Ending "Fortnite", Crashes Twitch

Epic Games Trolls Fans By Ending “Fortnite”, Causes Twitch Errors

Well, let it never be said that Epic Games and their PR department never made an impact, as Fortnite came to “an end” today, causing Twitch to error out. Let’s explain a little. The end-game event that happened today saw a meteor come crashing into the island as a shield tried to protect it, causing […]

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“Pokémon Sword & Shield” Livestream Reveals New Unicorn Pokémon

Pokémon fans got a real shocker this week as a new creature made their appearance during the Pokémon Sword and Shield livestream. Yesterday on Twitch, the game’s official channel started showing off a “live camera” fo what was supposed to be a camera in a forest of the Galar Region. You got some bugs, some […]

StreamElements Research Shows Ninja Did Little To Help Mixer So Far

StreamElements, who work with all four of the major social streaming services we know, released new numbers that negate Ninja‘s move to Mixer. As we all know, Ninja made the move to the platform a few months ago, both for money and to find some freedom from Twitch’s system. According to a new infographic released […]

October's Free Twitch Prime Game Selection Is So Good, It's Scary

October’s Free Twitch Prime Game Selection Is So Good, It’s Scary

October’s Free Games with Prime for Twitch Prime subscribers have been announced, just in time for Halloween. Anyone with an active Twitch Prime subscription will be able to sink their fangs into five “spooktacular” free games from now until October 31. The games on offer for October include Stranger Things 3: The Game, The Walking […]

Ninja Slams Twitch Over Alinity Cat-Throwing Incident

It’s weird to see TwitchCon 2019 happening without Ninja involved, but that’s where we’re at, and after this week, probably never again. Earlier this year, the Fortnite player bailed on the social streaming platform for Mixer, which came with its own turmoil as adult ads suddenly found their way to his former channel. Aside from […]

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch Unveils Improvements & 2020 Dates During TwitchCon 2019

During this evening’s Opening Ceremonies for TwitchCon 2019, Twitch reps revealed a lot of new improvements coming to the platform. First and foremost, TwitchCon 2020, the European event will take place in Amsterdam from May 2nd-3rd, 2020, while the North American version returns to San Diego from September 25th-27th, 2020.  As for the features coming […]

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019

Twitch decided to kick off TwitchCon 2019 by revealing a brand new redesign today on both their branding and the platform itself. For starters, as you can see here, the company changed the color palette to a new brighter purple to match what they refer to as “the vibrant energy of the community”. There will […]

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Great Games Done Slow 2 Officially Kicks Off This Week

If you’re looking for a cool gaming charity stream to watch this week and possibly donate to, Great Games Done Slow 2 has officially started. The premise is pretty simple, as a play on GDQ’s format, this is a two-week charity event featuring dozens of Twitch streamers. From now until September 28th, the group will […]

Twitch Prime Celebrates Prime Day With Giveaways & Tournaments

Twitch Announces Partnership With The Raiders & Allegiant Stadium

This morning, Twitch announced they had formed a brand new partnership with the Oakland Raiders and their future Las Vegas home of Allegiant Stadium. According to the announcement, the partnership will include a Twitch-branded lounge in the lower level of the stadium and will feature interactive elements like streamer stations, Twitch viewing screens, esports competitions, […]

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Wizards Showcases More “Throne Of Eldraine” – “Magic: The Gathering”

Yesterday, Wizards of the Coast, the company behind Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and other games, teased that they were going to host a stream of new information for Magic‘s 82nd expansion set “Throne of Eldraine”. This teaser itself included a few card spoilers for the Arthurian/Grimm-themed set. Today, the Twitch stream started with a […]

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Twitch Employees To Openly Testify In Phantoml0rd Lawsuit

Streamers and content creators from every platform will be paying close attention to a lawsuit this week between Twitch and Phantoml0rd. If you’re not familiar with the situation,  James “Phantoml0rd” Varga is suing the social streaming website for monetary damages after being permanently banned. Why was be banned, you may ask? Phantoml0rd owned a CS:GO […]

Ninja Expresses Frustration Over Twitch's Advertisements on His Former Channel Page

Ninja Expresses Frustration Over Twitch’s Ads On His Former Channel

On Sunday, the popular Fortnite streamer, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, vented his frustrations with Twitch’s handling of his former channel’s URL in a Twitter video post. Since his departure from the platform, Twitch has changed Ninja’s former home page to a channel recommendation list. This is out of the ordinary for the streaming giant. Often, when […]

Ninja Claims Mixer Move Wasn’t Just Financially Motivated

Ever since he switched platforms from Twitch over to Mixer, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has basically been getting grief for taking a payday to move his stream. Game Rant has a story online today about how Ninja is continually being trolled over his move. At one point during his stream, Ninja watched a video tribute to […]

Twitch Rivals Returns To TwitchCon San Diego With a Massive Cash Prize

Twitch Rivals Returns To TwitchCon San Diego With a Massive Cash Prize

Twitch Rivals will be making a triumphant return to TwitchCon San Diego this year, with some major cash prizes on the line for a few games. The company released a few details today letting fans and players know anyone could sign up. The big tournament this year will be an Apex Legends battle with $500k […]

Twitch Prime Celebrates Prime Day With Giveaways & Tournaments

Police Currently Investigating Threats At Twitch’s Main HQ

Twitch has asked their staff at the San Francisco offices to work from home today after several threats were made toward their main HQ. Business Insider and Kouaku have been following the story today, which appears to be a shooting threat. In response, the company told their staff to work from home today while they […]

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Twitch Opens Auditions For The Next Twitch Sings: Stream Star

Twitch is giving the public another crack at being a singing superstar as they’ve opened up auditions for the next Twitch Sings: Stream Star. From now until August 5th, you have a chance of competing in this competition, where the winner will get a recording contract with Columbia Records along with a cash prize of […]

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins Moves Over To Mixer As His Main Platform

Someone at Microsoft must have written a mighty big check as Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced today he’s moving from Twitch over to Mixer. The Fortnite streamer revealed in both a press release and an official video (which we have below) letting fans know to head to the new location. Blevins will kick off his first […]