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YouTube adds 1080p 60fps live streaming


Twitch gets competition
May 21
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

Twitch VODs now available on your mobile device


Why wasn't this available already?
May 20
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
Streaming

The life cycle of the rare video game streamer discovered


They eat their young and grow antlers
May 20
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
Roku

You can now watch Twitch on your Roku box


Because you (apparently) asked for it
May 14
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
Twitch.tv

Twitch is reducing its delay for partners


Reduced by 500 years
May 14
[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
Newgrounds turns 20

Flash game portal Newgrounds turns 20 years old today


Now I feel old
Apr 25
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
Summa Aftershow

Summa Streams: Tropico 5 on PS4


Viewer participation is encouraged
Apr 17
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
Twitch

Twitch will play a man in the woods for three days


LOL he's dead now Kappa
Apr 13
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! Tech... read
Rainbow Six Siege LIVE!

Watch me be sexy while playing the Rainbow Six Siege alpha!


I'm going to capture so many woman flags
Apr 07
[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 game reveal

An unconscious man kicks off Square Enix's three-day game reveal


Can't Kill Progress
Apr 06
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
Square Enix

Square Enix revealing new western-developed game today


Which of their western teams will it be though?
Apr 06
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
Dtoid Live!

Drinking, driving, giving handjobs, and playing Affordable Space Adventures tonight!


Let's get weird
Apr 04
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
Don Pilar

Old school cRPG-inspired Pillars of Eternity out now


Don Pilar's Of Eternity
Mar 26
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
Devolver Digital Stream

The Devolver Digital and Destructoid live-stream series starts today


It's like being at PAX East, but without all the fart smells and cosplay
Mar 24
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
Bloodborne

You missed our Bloodborne stream!


Watch us get gud!
Mar 23
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
Twitch Hacked

Twitch security breached, passwords reset


Hit the reset button
Mar 23
[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 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 ... read
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... read
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, ... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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... read
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 ... read
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 ... read
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... read






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