Twitch News


Twitch files legal action against botting services and owners

By John Keefer, Jun 17, 2016 2:10pm PDT

View bots, chat bots and follow bots are firmly in the crosshairs.


"This isn't going to stop all the assholes who viewbot. Other domains will pop up and this cycle ..."

- jingletard see all 2 comments

"html5 viewer for laptop viewers that hate flash sapping their sentry batteries ..."

- anhero see all 6 comments

Watch the Rocket League Championship Series Online Finals Here

By Asif Khan, May 21, 2016 12:00pm PDT

$10,000 at Stake for 'Qualifier One' Winners


"Yeah, just for that... The tv show "Lost" ends all convoluted and whatnot... and "St Elsewhere" ..."

- lonza see all 82 comments

ELEAGUE to distribute live tournaments and on-demand content on Twitch

By David Craddock, May 20, 2016 12:45pm PDT

The two parties reached a multi-year agreement to air content beginning next Tuesday, May 24.


Blizzard and Twitch teaming up to combat harassment

By David Craddock, May 19, 2016 3:35pm PDT

Blizzard CEO: 'There's no place for racism, sexism, harassment, or other discriminatory behavior, in or outside of the gaming community.'


Watch Team Shacknews Compete in the Rocket League Championship Series

By Shack Staff, Apr 30, 2016 9:40am PDT

Do it for Shacknews!


"Aw, I'm an old man and I needed a nap. What did I miss this time? Last I saw, team Shack was ..."

- lonza see all 19 comments

Twitch announces friends list support; Friends Beta kicks off today

By Daniel Perez, Apr 22, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Twitch is about 20 years late with its Friends list feature, but we're sure many users will be happy with today's announcement.


"20 years too late? They beat youtube to it and that's all that matters."

- anhero see all 4 comments

HTC Vive: The Lab - Slingshot Gameplay - Asif gets down to the sweet beats of the Rhythm Core

By Asif Khan, Apr 09, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Asif got down to the sweet beats of the Rhythm Core on Tuesday night's Late Night Army stream.


"Hit 72 million. Was hoping to hit 100 million, have not found any Easter eggs in there yet :-|"

- dextius see all 3 comments

HTC Vive: The Lab Gameplay - Asif beats Xortex for the first time

By Asif Khan, Apr 09, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Asif beat Xortex for the first time on Tuesday night's Late Night Army stream.


"I finally figured out what it reminded me of: Gyruss! Also a bit of Tempest and Tac-Scan."

- AxeMan808 see all 11 comments

HTC Vive: Cloudlands: VR Minigolf Gameplay

By Asif Khan, Apr 07, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Asif played some Cloudlands: VR Minigolf on Tuesday night's Late Night Army live stream.


"I ragequit the video when Dat Rage Guy told you he could have made that second hole in one shot. ..."

- ThomW see all 5 comments

Twitch 'Stream First' games will introduce multiplayer for both Twitch broadcasters and viewers

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 14, 2016 6:00pm PDT

Twitch is taking broadcasting games to its next logical step by introducing games built from the ground-up to engage both Twitch broadcasters and their viewers. These are Stream First games.


ESL Gaming strikes new partnership deals with Twitch and Yahoo

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2016 10:30am PST

ESL Gaming is having a very good day today, renewing its multi-year partnership with Twitch and also striking a new deal with the newly-minted Yahoo Esports.


Rocket League Championship Series will feature 3v3 esports season for $75,000

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 02, 2016 6:00am PST

The esports route was the most logical leap for Rocket League and today, Twitch and Psyonix made the Rocket League Championship Series official.


"You're going to have to sell a lot of mercury to match that prize pool"

- Hemtroll see all 4 comments

Twitch adds new Chat Replay feature

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 23, 2016 11:05am PST

I know what you're thinking. 'Boy, I can't wait to save the valuable and insightful comments from Twitch chat.' And for the most part, you're right. But let's analyze the Twitch announcement and see what the plan is.


"Whatever floats their boat. Twitch chat is the single worst part of the internet so I avoid it ..."

- InfoBiter see all 6 comments

TwitchCon 2016 will come to San Diego in September

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 6:00am PST

After a successful inaugural year, TwitchCon is set to return this year and it will move to San Diego just two months after San Diego Comic-Con.