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The Best Headphones, DACs, and Amplifiers For The Desktop Music Lover

By Chris Jarrard, May 11, 2018 10:45am PDT

The demands of music reproduction are higher than that of game audio. If listening to music matters to you, a gaming headset might not be able to cut the mustard.


"Different strokes for different folks. I would NEVER spend $100+ on Bose. Their headphones sound ..."

- mugwomp69 see all 18 comments

Tidal In Rough Waters, Accused of Faking Over 300 Million Kanye & Beyonce Streams

By Charles Singletary, May 09, 2018 3:35pm PDT

What a gnarly charge!


Everspace Dev Paid Thousands for Influencer 'Morons' to Promote the Game

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 19, 2018 9:35am PDT

Make sure you know who you're paying to do your promotion. 


"He and I agree on that, I just wouldn't have made that mistake in the first place. :)"

- lefthighkick see all 8 comments

District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp's Oats Studios to Stream Five Short Films Live on Twitch

By Asif Khan, Apr 10, 2018 10:00am PDT

The streams will be followed by a question and answer session with the Twitch chat.


"Why stream these on Twitch when you can just watch them on Youtube? "

- Th3rdSun see all 3 comments

Happy Hour: Sea of Thieves Plundering For Dat Booty

By Asif Khan, Mar 26, 2018 3:50pm PDT

Yarggh, set sail with the Shacknews staff. 


Twitch Mobile App Gets Extensions Support

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 21, 2018 1:55pm PDT

Enhance your mobile Twitch experience with some amazing third party tools.


You Can Now Filter Mixer Streams Based on Age Rating and Language

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 15, 2018 7:30pm PDT

Microsoft's streaming platform is aiming to make things a little easier to find if you're looking for something specific. 


New Twitch Guidelines Tackle Harassment, Dress Code, Off-Stream Creator Behavior, And More

By Charles Singletary, Mar 05, 2018 4:35pm PST

The new Twitch guideless address harassment of all kinds and sets the expectation that creators must take responsibility for their communities.


"Do you really need to wear work out clothes if your doing a fitness stream? What if work out ..."

- badkitty64 see all 2 comments

Twitch Streamer AqualaGamer Claims to Kill Dog, Then Says She Was Just Trolling

By Asif Khan, Mar 01, 2018 6:30pm PST

Either way, unfollow this disgusting human. Simone Scott should be ashamed.


"A titty streamer does something awful and tries to get attention for it? You don't say. "

- vitek r see all 6 comments

Google May Enter Gaming Market with 'Yeti' Streaming Service

By Asif Khan, Feb 07, 2018 7:45am PST

The streaming service is set to target Chromecast owners.


"Google agrees and has already shut it down. In unrelated news, google has started 4 new gaming ..."

- FirstPersonCooter see all 28 comments

Former Apple, Oculus, and Valve Execs Unveil New Caffeine Social Streaming Platform

By Asif Khan, Jan 31, 2018 8:30am PST

Caffeine aims to be a simpler, safer, and completely reimagined live broadcasting platform that puts people first.


Dr DisRespect Interview: One Week Before Admitting to Adultery

By Shack Staff, Dec 15, 2017 3:30pm PST

We talk to Dr. Disrespect one week before he made the announcement that could change the direction of his career.


"OMG! The clip was hilarious -- I can see why the guy is so popular -- and this thread is hilarious!"

- rms see all 286 comments

Happy Hour: Star Wars Battlefront 2 Hot Takes

By Asif Khan, Nov 13, 2017 3:45pm PST

Join the gang on our brand new weekly gaming talk show on Twitch!


"There was some Lucasarts politics going on which led to the cancellation of an almost finished ..."

- Borrowed Ladder see all 12 comments

Please Take A Look: Need For Speed: Payback

By Charles Singletary, Nov 10, 2017 3:30pm PST

Charles takes the wheel on Shacknews new Twitch show, Please Take A Look.


"Embedded a YouTube video replay of the Twitch stream in the article."

- the man with the briefcase see all 14 comments

Hulu Video Streaming App for Nintendo Switch Will Release Soon on eShop

By Asif Khan, Nov 09, 2017 8:45am PST

Nintendo slipped that tidbit of news in their latest PR email blast.


"...and thanks. Now I have the Charles in Charge theme song STUCK IN MY HEAD OH GOD MAKE IT STOP. "

- nakedsavage see all 10 comments