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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

Broadcasting channel reaches the end of an era

By Robert Workman, Aug 06, 2014 7:45am PDT

The video service shuts down, and Twitch directs its attention to all game broadcasts


Chatty Twitch Highlights 28: Firefall, WildStar, and Halfway

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 02, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week's highlights look into a pair of MMOs: Firefall and WildStar. And MrWolf710 shows us why we shouldn't be overlooking Halfway.


"I do, I do! Does Shack play it? I'm, uh, kind of new around these parts."

- DozIR_ see all 7 comments

Shacknews Live: Outlast [Update: It's over!]

By Steven Wong, Jul 29, 2014 12:45pm PDT

Sam sneaks into the Shacknews Twitch channel and puts her survival skills to the test.


"yea haha, I was doing my best to curb the rabble later on. It's funny, a week or two ago when ..."

- Nerdsbeware see all 11 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 27: WildStar, Kerbal Space Program, and Rocksmith 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 26, 2014 12:00pm PDT

For those about to rock, we salute you! That includes plateofshrimp on Rocksmith 2014, pixelat3d running through WildStar, and OverloadUT averting disaster in Kerbal Space Program.


"I really hope now google takes these twitch preview windows and use them for rewriting youtube ..."

- Longgshot see all 2 comments

Shack Snack: July 24, 2014

By Steven Wong, Jul 24, 2014 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews presents the Shack Snack, a short recap of the day's big stories.


Report: Google acquires Twitch for $1 billion

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2014 2:55pm PDT

Google's YouTube division reportedly taking the lead in acquisition.


"I think it has been one of the better things to happen to the shack. Keep up the good work. "

- zohar79 see all 56 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 26: The Destiny beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 19, 2014 12:00pm PDT

A compilation of some of the best Shacknews Twitch highlights for the week of July 19, 2014.


"I'm not an MMO player, but I've had an absolute blast playing this. I love that I can roll ..."

- JynnanTonnyx see all 3 comments

Shacknews Live: Sniper Elite 3 [Update: Guacamelee! Also, it's over!]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 15, 2014 11:45am PDT

Sam picks up her gun and jumps into the Shacknews Twitch channel. 


"i haven't played a ton of castlevania but i would think that this game is very metroidy with ..."

- dantastic see all 11 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 25: The Wolf Among Us, Divinity: Original Sin, and more!

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 12, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Chatty's best Twitch highlights for the week of July 12.