Twitch News


Overwatch League Cheering Offers Exclusives for Watching on Twitch

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2018 10:00am PST

Want some cool Overwatch League-themed stuff for both Overwatch and Twitch? Blizzard and Twitch have teamed up to offer up some new exclusives for Overwatch League viewers.


Happy Hour: Rocket League Shenanigans

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2018 3:15pm PST

The gang is back with another Happy Hour live stream. We are playing Rocket League!


"Yesssssss, I will TOTES join you guys in on some rocket ball again!"

- Creepin_Jeezus see all 4 comments

Twitch Viewers Can Co-Stream and Vote on the Crunchyroll Anime Awards

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2018 11:00am PST

Tune in, vote, and co-stream this year's Crunchyroll Anime Awards.


Please Take A Look: Celeste Gameplay plus Nyko Switch Accessory Giveaway

By Asif Khan, Feb 19, 2018 3:05pm PST

Shacknews and Nyko are teaming up one last time to give away some Switch accessories and play Celeste.


Twitch Prime Indie Amplifier Highlights 8 Developers, $175,000 Prize on the Line

By Asif Khan, Feb 19, 2018 9:15am PST

Twitch viewers and Prime subscribers are in for some special indie game treats for the next month. They're turning it up to eleven!


New Twitch Rooms Launches Worldwide, Targets Discord's Custom Chat Groups

By Charles Singletary, Feb 15, 2018 3:05pm PST

On web and mobile, content creators have a new customizable way to converse with their communities.


"if you already use Discord for whatever stream you are a part of, its a waste of time"

- harlinson see all 2 comments

Devil May Cry Will Soon Be Free For Twitch Prime Members

By Asif Khan, Feb 14, 2018 10:15am PST

Devil May Cry HD Collection is a month away from its release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, but Capcom is kicking this party off a little early.


"I assume this works with your Amazon Prime twitch prime whatevs?"

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Twitch Gamifies Viewership With New Clip Champs and Top Cheerers Leaderboard Features

By Asif Khan, Feb 13, 2018 11:00am PST

Twitch will launch two new features to recognize supportive viewers.


Show Important: Elsword Live Stream, Today At 6 PM ET

By Asif Khan, Feb 12, 2018 2:30pm PST

Tune in to Shacknews Twitch channel today for a very special episode of Show Important! TehMorag concludes his journey in Elsword!


What Do Twitch's New Community Guidelines Mean?

By Blake Morse , Feb 12, 2018 1:07pm PST

There's a lot to process in the anti-harassment and conduct policy changes for Twitch. Here's an easy to understand overview of what's new and what it means for broadcasters and fans alike.


"It's all on a case by case basis at this point, but I know they've been cracking down on more ..."

- Blake_Morse see all 5 comments

Twitch Announces Changes to Community Guidelines, Initial Focus on Harassment

By Chris Jarrard, Feb 08, 2018 2:55pm PST

The game streaming giant announces a new outline for what will be allowed on (and off) its service.


"I expected a lot of salty little fuck-knuckles. But I didn't watch the reveal. How close was I?"

- vertdang see all 3 comments

Twitch 2017 Year-End Retrospective Features Interactive Digital Comic and Stats

By Asif Khan, Feb 06, 2018 4:35pm PST

Twitch is celebrating an awesome 2017 with a really cool interactive digital comic book.


Twitch Servers Down on Dr. Disrespect's Return

By Chris Jarrard, Feb 05, 2018 11:50am PST

The Two-Time two-timer’s emergence from hiding proves to be too much for the Twitch servers to handle.


"So if sites used to get slashdotted... well I guess that doesn't happen anymore. What do you ..."

- frib see all 5 comments

SpawnOnMe, Jennasaisquoi, & More Featured On Twitch's Black History Month Stream Series

By Charles Singletary, Feb 01, 2018 2:48pm PST

Spotlighting black creators throughout February, Twitch releases a video where creators discuss what the month-long celebration means to them and releases a full schedule spotlighting individual creators.


Shacknews Madden Super Bowl 52

By Asif Khan, Jan 30, 2018 3:30pm PST

Shacknews is going to predict the winner of the big game.