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2014 in review: Twitch

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews is looking back at some of the most notable news stories of the past year. Among the companies that made the most headlines is Twitch. Take a look back at some of their biggest headlines.

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"What to look forward from twitch... Maybe less buffering. Right now, if it is not a huge ..."

- mordaken see all 5 comments

Xbox One Twitch app will now offer advanced filtering in today's major update

By Daniel Perez, Dec 09, 2014 9:00am PST

A major update is expected to be made available for the Xbox One's Twitch app that includes advanced filtering, which allows you to find exactly what you're looking for in a stream.

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"The Xbox app is so much better than the PS4 app. I hope Sony moves away from their thing and ..."

- Rauol Duke see all 2 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 38: Alien: Isolation and a great big convoy

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The Xenomorph doesn't mess around, as Sapiens finds out that you can't escape by running around a table like in cartoons. Plus, this week's Battlefield 4 Shackbattle and the continuing travels of the Shack Convoy.

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"Alien is an amazing experience. It is spread into tense and then relaxed moments just like ..."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 8 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 37: Learning Elite: Dangerous and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 04, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week's highlights see sergeon learning how to Elite: Dangerous, while Chatty gets together to hit Battlefield 4 and Euro Truck Simulator. They're doing it for the children.

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"This is like an Elite:Dangerous quick look and an occulus rift quick look mashed into one"

- Hemtroll see all 3 comments

League of Legends and Dota 2 lead Twitch Top 20 for September

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2014 1:15pm PDT

MOBAs continue to dominate viewer interest on Twitch, with Destiny finishing outside the Top 5 and Super Smash Bros. for 3DS making a surprising debut.

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 36: Gauntlet and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2014 12:00pm PDT

In addition to the weekly Shackbattle, we take a look at some footage from the new Gauntlet, thanks to pixelat3d.

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"I like these posts, keep them coming. I don't have time to watch entire Twitch streams, so it's ..."

- freakynipples69 see all 4 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 35: Quake Live and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week's Twitch roundup captures the weekly Battlefield Bad Company 2 Shackbattle, orangepylon's descent into madness with Left 4 Dead 2, and dael trying out Quake Live!

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"tried to play tdm quake live but it seemed like every server I joined you got to start out with ..."

- mobab see all 8 comments

Twitch now available on Chromecast

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 16, 2014 10:10am PDT

Twitch is the latest app to hit Google's Chromecast.

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"nice.. twitchcast worked well but would still freeze from time to time."

- mwasher see all 5 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 34: The Destiny edition

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week, we celebrate with three Destiny streams and a couple of streams that are NOT Destiny, namely dael's XCOM Enemy Within playthrough and this week's Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Shackbattle.

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Will Ferrell raising money for charity with 'SuperMegaBlastMax Gamer Challenge'

By Robert Workman, Sep 10, 2014 10:10am PDT

Hot pot of coffee! The comedian/actor wants to challenge you to raise money for charity, and maybe even get the opportunity to game with him.

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 33: World of Tanks, Team Fortress 2, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 06, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We gear up for fall with some highlights from World of Tanks, Team Fortress 2, and the latest Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Shackbattle.

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"That's the idea. I grab stuff from fuell's Twitch listings and grab from highlights of the past ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 5 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 32: Labor Day Shackbattles

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Sending everyone into this three-day weekend with a Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Shackbattle.

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Twitch the latest target for DDoS attack [Update: Battle.net, League of Legends also hit]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 26, 2014 5:58pm PDT

Lizard Squad strikes again! We're keeping up with the latest round of attacks.

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"Unrelated but DDoS attacks are by far the worst and most destructive crime kids can do these ..."

- Nighteyes see all 55 comments

Report: Amazon in talks to buy Twitch for $1 billion [Update: It's official]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 25, 2014 11:28am PDT

Google could be out and Amazon could be in, according to reports.

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"It's possible, but who really knows at this point. All we have is speculation, and a whole lot ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 128 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 31: Half-Life 2 on Oculus Rift and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Now with 100% more dognose!

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"Wormslayer, the HL2 VR mod author, fixed some of the glitches in a new patch and it works a lot ..."

- sergeon see all 4 comments