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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.


"It's a revolution in display technology and a viable alternative to the standard ..."

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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. 


"Twitch is primarily a games streaming service so whatever it does it relevant to games in some ..."

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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 ..."

- Tezcali see all 7 comments

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?"

- Peanut Fox see all 59 comments

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. 


"Oh dude, when did you start working for Shacknews? That's so awesome, congrats! :)"

- warcrow see all 12 comments

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...


"Is there a link to the official source for this? I couldn't find anything about the download ..."

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Google Nexus Player now available to order on Play Store

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2014 10:45am PST

The Google Nexus Player is the first Android TV-equipped streaming box to become available this year, and it's now available for purchase.


"Didn't Google flop with one of these once with that Google Q device?"

- Peanut Fox see all 3 comments

Amazon Fire TV Stick is a $39 streaming stick set to take on Google's Chromecast

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2014 7:30am PDT

Amazon is preparing to take on Google's Chromecast with its newly-announced Fire TV Stick, which has better internal specs and a much cheaper price.


"I own the fire TV box, it's pretty nice. That's coming from a prime member with Netflix and ..."

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Game Capture HD60 announced by Elgato

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The peripheral maker is looking to take game sharing to the next level, at a 60 frame per second speed.


"Elgato make 60 FPS 1080p capture box. Shack news cant publish decent resolution headers."

- Early_Grayce see all 5 comments

Pokemon National Championships will stream online next month

By Robert Workman, Jun 06, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The Pokemon tournaments will be televised. Meowth, that's right!