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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. 

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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

Broadcasting channel Justin.tv 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

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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.

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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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.

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"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.

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"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. 

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"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.

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