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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 ..."

- 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.


Twitch the latest target for DDoS attack [Update:, 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.


"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.


"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!


"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

Chatty Twitch Highlights 30: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 throwback Shackbattle

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week, we go back into the past with an epic Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Shackbattle.


"Now how can anybody see the wanton slaying to TR soldiers and not want to be part of the GCR ..."

- sergeon see all 9 comments

Shacknews Live: The Swapper

By Steven Wong, Aug 12, 2014 2:20pm PDT

Sam is making copies of herself on today's livestream with The Swapper. 


Twitch details its full Gamescom 2014 broadcast schedule

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 11:00pm PDT

Twitch has outlined its full broadcast schedule for Gamescom 2014.


"the one thing I want to see from PI, hearts of iron 4, isn't there :("

- Jikim see all 2 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 29: PlanetSide 2 Shackbattle clip and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 09, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week's Twitch roundup briefly takes us back to the latest PlanetSide 2 Shackbattle (courtesy of sergeon) before going into one of raija's latest Dota 2 sessions and re-visiting Mirror's Edge from the eyes of dael.


"Mirror's Edge is bad ass, played it through already on 360 a few years ago and I'm actually ..."

- dael see all 3 comments

Opinion: How Twitch's new copyright policy was gravely mishandled

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 07, 2014 11:00am PDT

Twitch opting to police copyrighted audio content isn't the problem in itself, but the manner in which they went about it is a betrayal to their community.


"Lol -"

- ashkie see all 28 comments

Opinion: YouTube's Twitch acquisition rife with peril and possibilities

By Steve Watts, Aug 06, 2014 3:45pm PDT

Reports circulated over the weekend that YouTube (under Google) is planning to acquire Twitch for more than $1 billion. Just how beneficial this is to gamers will depend largely on how autonomous Twitch is allowed to be under the Google banner.


"Then just leave AdBlock on. Is whatever miniscule amount they earn from your ad view worth the ..."

- adamp117 see all 42 comments

Twitch to begin flagging for copyrighted music content

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 06, 2014 3:05pm PDT

Twitch will begin scanning for copyrighted audio content and flag content accordingly.


"I think the issue is how far reaching this is. No in game music/sounds, no music even if you ..."

- AllYourBase see all 68 comments