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My_Goggle and ZombiUnicorn discuss how Twitch has pushed gaming forward

By Shack Staff, Mar 25, 2015 1:00pm PDT

During our time at PAX East, Shacknews caught up to Twitch Partners My_Goggle and ZombiUnicorn to discuss their Twitch channels, their audiences, and how Twitch has pushed the gaming landscape forward.


Report: YouTube Live relaunching at E3 2015 to take on Twitch

By Daniel Perez, Mar 25, 2015 9:05am PDT

Google has its eyes set on the livestream and eSports scenes, and it's expected to relaunch YouTube Live to attempt to dethrone Twitch.


Twitch user info breached, users prompted to change passwords

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 1:05pm PDT

Some unsavory types have breached Twitch and may have accessed user account information. Users are being prompted to change their passwords.


"Keyfile, back-up your DB offline, single use password for your PW DB, "

- MercFox1 see all 47 comments

Shacknews Live: Crit Camp plays Zombicide

By Shack Staff, Mar 03, 2015 3:00pm PST

The Crit Camp are back! Be sure to check out their live stream at 9pm ET.


"Ah ok just saw that it went live watching now. Also bump for board games"

- OutlawSundown see all 8 comments

Twitch launching its first convention, TwitchCon

By Daniel Perez, Feb 20, 2015 1:20pm PST

Twitch is now getting into the convention scene later this year.


"azshack beat you to it. https://twitter.com/frailgesture/status/568882688582483969?s=09"

- OzzieMejia see all 10 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 51: Playing chicken with Breaking Point

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 07, 2015 12:00pm PST

For our latest Twitch roundup, Sapiens rounds up a party of Chatty posters and plays chicken with an armored car in the Arma III mod, Breaking Point. Plus, the Battlefield 4 Shackbattle and some fun with Dota 2!


"yeah I just noticed that! Ozzie should link your dying light coop video!"

- sergeon see all 3 comments

Sid Meier and Firaxis offer a first look at Sid Meier's Starships on Twitch today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2015 10:45am PST

Those wondering how Sid Meier's Starships is going to look will have their chance to get a first look at the upcoming turn-based strategy game. Firaxis and Sid Meier himself are set to offer a first look at the game on Twitch today at 11AM PST.


"Ah thanks, I watched the video but it just showed the holding screen so I closed it thinking it ..."

- thecray see all 14 comments

Twitch outlines PAX South 2015 broadcasting schedule

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 2:30pm PST

Twitch has released their schedule for PAX South coverage throughout the weekend, including a few blocks set aside for games like H1Z1, DayZ, Pillars of Eternity, and more.


Madden NFL 15 Duracell Tournament begins today on Twitch for Super Bowl XLIX tickets

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2015 1:00pm PST

Those looking for a way to earn tickets for this year's Super Bowl can earn them today, but they'd better be some good Madden players.


"I am not even remotely close to competing with pro Madden players. I just want that Shacknews ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 5 comments

Twitch opens Twitch Music Library and new dedicated Music category for streams

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 15, 2015 6:00am PST

Twitch users having trouble finding copyright-free music for their streams can now have their needs met. Meanwhile, electronic music fans will now have a new forum to create and broadcast their own original tracks.


"I've seen a few shit streams that just leave their streams online all day & night and play, ..."

- anhero see all 6 comments

2014 in Review: PC Gaming

By Steven Wong, Dec 29, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews takes a look back at some of the most notable news stories and annoucements in PC gaming of the last year.


"Google is paying 75$ per hour! Just work for few hours & spend more time with friends and ..."

- xneenmark see all 7 comments

2014 in review: Twitch

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews is looking back at some of the most notable news stories of the past year. Among the companies that made the most headlines is Twitch. Take a look back at some of their biggest headlines.


"What to look forward from twitch... Maybe less buffering. Right now, if it is not a huge ..."

- mordaken see all 5 comments

Xbox One Twitch app will now offer advanced filtering in today's major update

By Daniel Perez, Dec 09, 2014 9:00am PST

A major update is expected to be made available for the Xbox One's Twitch app that includes advanced filtering, which allows you to find exactly what you're looking for in a stream.


"The Xbox app is so much better than the PS4 app. I hope Sony moves away from their thing and ..."

- Rauol Duke see all 2 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 38: Alien: Isolation and a great big convoy

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The Xenomorph doesn't mess around, as Sapiens finds out that you can't escape by running around a table like in cartoons. Plus, this week's Battlefield 4 Shackbattle and the continuing travels of the Shack Convoy.


"Alien is an amazing experience. It is spread into tense and then relaxed moments just like ..."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 8 comments

Chatty Twitch Highlights 37: Learning Elite: Dangerous and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 04, 2014 12:00pm PDT

This week's highlights see sergeon learning how to Elite: Dangerous, while Chatty gets together to hit Battlefield 4 and Euro Truck Simulator. They're doing it for the children.


"This is like an Elite:Dangerous quick look and an occulus rift quick look mashed into one"

- Hemtroll see all 3 comments