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Hearthstone world record

Someone rigged their Hearthstone turn to take over 40 hours


Live now
Mar 23
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 ...
Golden Mario amiibo hunt

The Great Golden Mario amiibo Hunt & amiibo painting pandemonium!


Hard-hitting guerilla journalism
Mar 20
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...
Fossil Fighters: Frontier

Ass-to-mouth dinosexual action in Nintendo's Fossil Fighters: Frontier


Yup yup yup, my butt butt butt!
Mar 18
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, ...
TF2

Team Fortress 2sdays: A Slight Change of Venue


Ch-Ch-Chaaaaanges!
Mar 17
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...
Battlefield Hardline

Battlefield Hardline sneak preview stream


It's going to be bonkers
Mar 16
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...
Beard View Live

Watch me die in Castle in the Darkness on Beard View Live


NES style Metroidvania greatness
Mar 01
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...
TwitchCon

Twitch announces TwitchCon for September 2015


Oh great, another one.
Feb 20
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...
Pokémon visual novel

Twitch Dates Pokémon: A visual novel based on Twitch Plays canon


Yep
Feb 05
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...
Twitch at PAX South

Not going to PAX South? Here's the next best thing


Twitch has your back
Jan 21
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...
Twitch music

Twitch deems these 500+ songs okay for streaming


Okay for streaming but not necessarily human ears
Jan 15
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...
Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity set to release on March 26


New game content livestreaming today on Twitch
Jan 15
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...
Devolver Digital Film

Devolver broadcasting gaming flicks on Twitch starting today


And so begins Phase Two of Devolver's plan for complete global domination
Jan 09
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 ...
Our new overlord

All hail TASbot: Twitch chat on a Super Nintendo, complete with emotes


'At this point, it's less of a game and more of a program'
Jan 05
"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 ...
Twitch Xbox One

Twitch Xbox One app adds 'multiplayer K/D ratio' filter, past broadcast viewing


And you can manually change the stream quality level
Dec 09
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...
PlayStation Experience

The PlayStation Experience schedule is up


Show me some of that No Man's Sky
Dec 04
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...

We're doing a drunken livestream of Titan Souls


Hopefully the booze will dull the pain of repeated failure
Oct 29
[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...
New Twitch rules

No more shirtless streams on Twitch


Updated rules of conduct
Oct 28
Have you seen a shirtless dude stream videogames before? I have -- multiple times, in fact! -- and I hardly ever follow live streams. Twitch has updated its rules of conduct and while much of it is common sense, broadcasters ...



We're playing 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand live on Twitch!


Air Bud on the stream gettin' tipsy
Oct 04
Max Scoville and I thought it would be a good idea to get drunk and play 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand, so we decided we will do exactly that, and stream it for you to watch live. We're stupidly drinking Bacardi and Vitamin Water in Fiddy's honor.  You can watch the stream here, or in the video player below.

Destructoid's Twitch channel is ready to come back and get the diamond skull


The dawn of a dumb new era
Oct 03
As some of you may recall, we took a break from streaming on Twitch.TV. There was a lot of reasons for the temporary halt in production, but we're ready to make a comeback.  We've had some time to mourn our trail-blazing...

Don't be shy

Here's this week's Streamtoid schedule


Watch the community play games!
Sep 21
Happy Sunday!Here's your Streamtoid schedule for the week of September 21st - September 27th.Remember, if your're interested in streaming, all you need to do is hit the link below and read up on what you need to do.
Twitch acquisition

Google supposedly bailed on Twitch deal because of antitrust issues


Amazon was opportunistic
Aug 26
Amazon's recent acquisition of Twitch.TV for more than $1 billion might come as a surprise to anyone that had been following various suitors' attempts to buy the streaming mogul. As of late, it had seemed as if Google was poi...

Things fish do

Watching fish play Street Fighter II live is actually entertaining


What a world we live in
Aug 20
First there was a fish playing Pokémon over a Twitch stream like it was a human or something, and now we've got two fish fighting each other in Super Street Fighter II Turbo. If you're new to this phenomenon, the tank...

The Halo Channel is a thing (Update)


"All things Halo"
Aug 12
[Update: Trailer now included.] At Microsoft's press conference, right after talking a bit about the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection, 343 took the stage to reveal The Halo Channel. It's for watching "all things Halo," including shows, streams, and recorded play. It's like Mario Kart TV. Kind of. A partnership with Twitch for the channel was also announced. 
PS4

Twitch viewers can screw with you in #killallzombies


To be clear: that's the name of the game
Aug 08
Dumb name aside, I quite like the premise of #killallzombies. It's a top-down shooter for PlayStation 4 in which zombie survival has become a televised sport, and there will be real, human spectators watching you play (if yo...
Twitch

Twitch removes time limit for highlights, adds 'appeal' system for videos on demand


Lots of work left to be done
Aug 08
It seemed inevitable that Twitch was going to roll out a system for flagging copyrighted music in past broadcasts, but what streamers and viewers got this week felt largely unfinished. The company is adding an "appeal" button...
Fish Plays Pokémon

This fish is playing Pokémon very slowly, and a lot of people are watching


So, just another day on Twitch
Aug 07
Twitch has a thing for playing Pokémon. Typically, it's a crowdsourced game with tens of thousands of players all helping input controls. Some college kids recently scaled that back and are trying to accomplish the sa...
Twitch

Yikes: Twitch launches system to block copyrighted audio in videos on demand


This seems like a disaster in the making
Aug 06
Some more changes to the way archived broadcasts work at Twitch, and you're not going to like them. The live streaming site is now using technology in partnership with Audible Magic "to scan past and future [videos on demand]...






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