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Nintendo Switch Gets Its First Video Streaming App in Japan

By John Keefer, Jul 13, 2017 12:55pm PDT

Niconico beats out YouTube, Netflix and Hulu to be #1. 


"Please say Twitch, please Twitch, please say Twit... god! dammit! son of a bitch!"

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Subscriptions for Twitch Affiliates Are Coming This Week

By Asif Khan, Jun 27, 2017 3:45pm PDT

Twitch Affiliates should see sub buttons hit their channels soon.


Microsoft Relaunches Beam as Mixer, Adds Support for Co-op Streaming

By David Craddock, May 25, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Up to four streamers can share one stream that splits the screen into four windows, just like playing couch co-op with your friends.


Atlus Shrugs, Loosens Persona 5 Streaming Guidelines

By John Keefer, Apr 26, 2017 3:30pm PDT

After fan outcry, the publisher relents and adds four more months to the original in-game dated deadline to stop streaming the game. 


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Persona 5 Streamers Get Atlus Warning About Spoilers

By John Keefer, Apr 04, 2017 5:10pm PDT

The publisher has put strong restrictions on anyone showing gameplay through July 7.


"I respect their intent with regards to not wanting to spoil things, but they need to better ..."

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Hearthstone Draws Interest From Swedish Politician, Who Starts Livestream

By John Keefer, Mar 13, 2017 4:35pm PDT

Twitch is a great way to get to 'where the people are,' Rickard Nordin said.


Twitch to Start Selling PC Games in Competition With Steam

By John Keefer, Feb 27, 2017 1:40pm PST

Streamers could also get a cut if a game is sold from their channel.


"Barriers to entry for DD is really low. Even an indie game developer can do that now. I can see ..."

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Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Date and Deadlines Announced

By Asif Khan, Feb 21, 2017 7:00am PST

SGDQ 2017 will be in Minneapolis this year. Check out these important dates and deadlines for the event.


VR/3D Game Streaming From Boom.tv Takes on Twitch and Others With $3.5m Funding Injection

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 14, 2016 8:15am PST

Boom.tv might be sitting on a gold mine if the VR revolution continues.


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You Can Now Watch People Eat On Twitch

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 30, 2016 11:28am PDT

I'll take a side of LoL with my spaghetti and greasy garlic bread fingers, please. 


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E3 2016 Live Stream: Oculus' Nate Mitchell Talks All Things Rift

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 15, 2016 5:55pm PDT

Join us for a chat about everything you care to know about the Oculus Rift!


E3 2016: Watch the Second Nintendo Treehouse Livestream Here

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 15, 2016 7:25am PDT

This time the spotlight's on some truly excellent portables. 


"I normally don't like mobile games, but Pokemon Go looks pretty entertaining. Being a ..."

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EA, Ubisoft predict the end of console hardware

By David Craddock, May 12, 2016 1:52pm PDT

Executives at both companies believe traditional, living-room boxes will eventually be supplanted by streaming devices.


"So if that one platform is something like UWP that runs on many different devices you're gold?"

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Large percentage of players buy games after watching streams, NPD reports

By David Craddock, Apr 06, 2016 3:25pm PDT

New data also revealed new findings on the habits of eSports-focused players. 


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Nvidia Grid Becomes GeForce Now: Why Now is Better

By Steven Wong, Sep 30, 2015 6:30am PDT

Nvidia will officially launch the GeForce Now (formerly Nvidia Grid) video game streaming subscription service starting on October 1st to coincide with updates coming to the Shield Android TV set top box. Here are some of the changes that are coming, and how Nvidia is lookin...


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