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Twitch outlines PAX South 2015 broadcasting schedule

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 2:30pm PST

Twitch has released their schedule for PAX South coverage throughout the weekend, including a few blocks set aside for games like H1Z1, DayZ, Pillars of Eternity, and more.


Madden NFL 15 Duracell Tournament begins today on Twitch for Super Bowl XLIX tickets

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2015 1:00pm PST

Those looking for a way to earn tickets for this year's Super Bowl can earn them today, but they'd better be some good Madden players.


"I am not even remotely close to competing with pro Madden players. I just want that Shacknews ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 5 comments

Twitch opens Twitch Music Library and new dedicated Music category for streams

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2015 6:00am PST

Twitch users having trouble finding copyright-free music for their streams can now have their needs met. Meanwhile, electronic music fans will now have a new forum to create and broadcast their own original tracks.


"I've seen a few shit streams that just leave their streams online all day & night and play, ..."

- anhero see all 6 comments

2014 in Review: PC Gaming

By Steven Wong, Dec 29, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews takes a look back at some of the most notable news stories and annoucements in PC gaming of the last year.


"Google is paying 75$ per hour! Just work for few hours & spend more time with friends and ..."

- xneenmark see all 7 comments

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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


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.


"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!


"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.


"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.


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.


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.


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

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