Looks like YouTube is making a big push to steal some of Twitch's streamers and audience. YouTube launched 60fps live streaming at 720p and 1080p today alongside an HTML5 player. While Twitch has had these features for s... read
Twitch is pretty much the king of streaming and today the king announced that videos on demand are now available via your mobile device of choice. Considering how long Twitch has been around and how popular it has become, it'... read
Streamers are a bit of a strange lot, with their "Kappas", raidings, and being sociable to strangers… I don’t really get it, and I've streamed for years. However, their mysterious world may have just been o... read
Twitch is one step closer to world domination and enslaving all mankind, as the Amazon subsidiary has now wrapped its tendrils around streaming media platform Roku.
"The Twitch community has been asking for a Roku channel for... read
[Update: Turns out this applies to all streamers, and not just partners. This has been confirmed in a tweet from the Twitch PR director.]
Hey, Twitch streamers! Remember those glorious days a few years ago when the delay on ... read
These days, Tom Fulp is probably best known for his work with The Behemoth, behind games like Alien Hominid and Castle Crashers. Way back in the day, I knew him as the guy in charge of Newgrounds. I spent a ton of time (proba... read
Tropico 5 isn't out on the PlayStation 4 yet, but somehow we were able to snag a copy due to our overwhelming allegiance to the dark Gods. Set for release on April 28, this will be your first custom Dtoid play through of the ... read
Remember Twitch Plays Pokémon from last year? That’s okay, neither does anyone else. That won’t stop advertising agencies from trying to capitalise on a year-old, played out Internet phenomenon though!
[Update: Live stream is over but check out the replay embedded below.]
The closed alpha for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six starts at 10am Eastern / 7am Pacific, and I'll be streaming it live here on our Twitch channel at ... read
Square Enix is slowly and mysteriously revealing a game, and it's pulling out all the stops. Across three days, we'll learn what this new title is, and (hopefully) what kind of game it is.
Right now, all that we know is shown... read
Don't we all just love a little bit of mystery with our game reveals? Well, according to the official Square Enix Twitter account there's a new western developed Square Enix game being revealed today and it's going to involve... read
Ever wanted to see your favorite Beard Buddy get sloppy drunk while driving a gay car and giving it a handjob? Be at our Twitch channel tonight at 12AM ET / 9PM PT where I'll be doing just that with the recently released Stic... read
Obsidian Entertainment's crowdfunded, Baldur's Gate-style role-playing game Pillars of Eternity is out today. Reviews are coming in hot, mad positive, though you'll have to wait (with bells on) a whole hour longer for ours. ... read
Howdy, partners! In a special collaboration with the city slickers over at Devolver Digital, we're gunning for a five-day-long series of live game streams on our Destructoid Twitch account featuring some of the rootinest toot... read
Hey, everybody! The Bloodborne embargo has just lifted, and we've already got a review from the lovely Chris Carter. But that's not all! We're also streaming the game live from the Destructoid Twitch account. I'll be mes... read
[Update: In an email notice, Twitch asserts "there may have been unauthorized access to some of your Twitch user account information, including possibly your Twitch username and associated email address, your password, the... read
Hearthstone player Mamytwink is going for a world record: longest turn taken. Setting up a match against a friend, Mamytwink has rigged Blizzard's card game to do a 40+ hour turn, which is slightly longer than the typical 90 ... read
Last night I ventured out to see if I could aquire golden Mario amiibo from Walmart as well as the Mario Party 10 bundle with the normal Mario amiibo live on our Twitch channel. It was a thrill ride that most of yo... read
I've been playing the upcoming Nintendo-published 3DS exclusive Fossil Fighters: Frontier for review purposes and can finally show you this glorious scene in all its glory.
I've always been a bit of a dinosexual myself, ... read
The server isn’t moving, oh god no. There will be a change in where Saturday’s Between 2Fort will be broadcast, it will be on Streamtoid’s Twitch channel (twitch.tv/streamtoid) instead. I had way too many te... read
I know the rules, I just don't care, much like a certain lizardetective. I do what needs to be done to get my job done, to get the bad guy and put him behind bars with the other scum. EA gave me the gun and badge. I have earl... read
Hey Beard View fans, I'll be playing Castle in the Darkness over at our Twitch channel at 6:30 pm Eastern / 3:30 pm Pacific. You can obviously watch it embedded below, but I encourage to come join the chat and keep me co... read
Today, Amazon-owned videogame streaming service Twitch.tv announced a convention "dedicated to Twitch’s community of partners, broadcasters, and viewers." The show will run from September 25-26, 2015 in San Francisco at... read
Twitch Plays Pokémon spawned a lot of "memes" and some nice fan art. Twitch Dates Pokémon is a visual novel set in that universe. And it's non-erotic! "Family-friendly," in fact. Good. I like my Poké... read
San Antonio, Texas will be the epicenter of the gaming world this weekend as thousands descend upon the city for the first incarnation of PAX South. No one really knows how it'll go. Maybe it'll mark the beginning of the thir... read
Last year, Twitch rolled out an audio-recognition system that scans archived broadcasts for copyrighted music and mutes the offending segments. Now, the game-streaming site is offering broadcasters a library of 500+ songs (wi... read
Obsidian Entertainment's massively successful crowdfunded role-playing game Pillars of Eternity has been given a worldwide release date of March 26. Weighing in at around $4.5 million raised in backer pledges and pre-purchase... read
Starting today at 2PM Pacific, world-renowned hustler of fine digital culture Devolver Digital will kick off a weekly series of live screenings of videogame-related movies on Twitch.
According to rep Stephanie "Silver ... read
"If you've ever wondered what would happen if you pressed your buttons perfectly -- if you pressed them a little bit earlier, a little bit later, or if you had perfect timing, perfect reactions, and you knew exactly what ... read
The Xbox One Twitch app has been updated and now console users can watch archived streams, manually select the quality level of broadcasts (!), follow specific games instead of just channels, and search for people. But what's... read
When Sony announced PlayStation Experience, I didn't pay it any attention outside of a cursory glance, but in the weeks since, the Las Vegas event has shaped up nicely.
It kicks off on Saturday, December 6 with a keynote at 1... read
[Disclosure: This stream is sponsored by Devolver Digital in as far as they sent us a build of the game and a couple of strong beers and novelty tankards with which to drink them. Our live commentary will be influenced only b... read