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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.

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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

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.

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"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. 

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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.

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"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.

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"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.

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"Lol - https://twitter.com/JosephJBroni/status/497503233779040256"

- 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.

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"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.

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"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