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Watching a self-driving car cause chaos in Grand Theft Auto V is as amazing as it sounds

Depending on how you look at it, machine learning is either a terrifying prospect or the coolest shit ever. In the case of a neural network named Charles, however, it's a bit of both.  Charles is currently driving through Los Santos in...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is holding an Arms centered Direct tomorrow

With E3 fast approaching and everyone drooling over new games, Nintendo wants to remind you that Arms will be coming out soon. Releasing the same week as E3, when are we going to get more information about the game? Tomorrow at 6:00 pm EST/...   read

 
 

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Overwatch pro ends career with stream of racial slurs

Overwatch pro Matt "Dellor" Vaughn has been dropped by Toronto Esports after the release of the above video, wherein Vaughn, angry at an online opponent, proceeds to scream at the top of his lungs (mind your computer volume level) and then...   read

 
 
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Free game for Amazon Prime members this week is worth the download

If you are among the tens of millions of Amazon Prime subscribers, you also have something called Twitch Prime. For the purposes of this post, all you need to know about the latter is that it means you get an amazing game, for free. From Ap...   read

 
 
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Twitch is going to allow you to sort League of Legends streams by skill

Sorting through scores of League of Legends channels (one of the most popular Twitch games for years running) can be really off-putting, but Riot is making strides to change that as of this week. The publisher, alongside of Twitch, has...   read

 
 
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Twitch is going to sell games and give streamers a cut

Streaming platform Twitch is getting into video game sales. It's a smart move, one that makes a whole lot of sense given the company's owner, Amazon, and one I'll be curious to see shake out. "Viewers have always used Twitch as a way to 'de...   read

 
 
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(Update) Twitch is holding a promotion for The Banner Saga 3 that includes donations to the game's Kickstarter

[Update: Twitch's PR director, Chase, informed us that Twitch's funding will not go toward any of the Kickstarter goals. Their money is going directly to the publisher of The Banner Saga 3, Versus Evil. Also, the custom items for Twitch Pri...   read

 
 
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This year's DICE Summit will feature a game dev Quake tournament

The DICE Summit is an annual get-together for game developers to discuss ideas for new games and emerging technology within the industry. While it doesn't hold much for the mainstream gaming public, it looks like the executives in charge of...   read

 
 
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League of Legends pro Faker starts his Twitch streaming career with record-setting numbers

For most streamers, accumulating an audience is a grind. It takes years of slowly building a community, dedicating day after day to playing games in front of a camera. Eventually, they might have hundreds or even thousands of people tuning ...   read

 
 
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Gamers are streaming from the White House, but did Russia put them there?

The White House is hosting its first ever gaming live stream right now (watch below), the "White House Competitive Gaming Event." The four-hour Twitch stream is meant to "promote health coverage enrollment," possibly through a live case of ...   read

 
 


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'Desert Bus for Hope' rolls into its tenth year

Desert Bus for Hope, the annual gaming marathon which benefits the Child's Play Charity, is underway right now. Desert Bus for Hope has raised over $3.1 million for Child's Play since 2007, and at the time of writing they've raise...   read

 
 
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Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 3

Jackbox Games has a great thing going with its Party Packs. It's way easier to get people to play a game if they already have the equipment, nearly everyone carries a smartphone around these days. I've found that it's far less intimidating ...   read

 
 
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Twitch Prime debuts at TwitchCon

TwitchCon 2016 kicked off in San Diego today, and several announcements were made during the keynote address about Twitch's partnership with online retailer Amazon. Among these, Twitch announced that it'll be offering a new service called "...   read

 
 
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Microsoft purchases its own Twitch competitor

Microsoft announced yesterday that its Xbox division has purchased Beam Interactive, a livestreaming service that "gives viewers the ability to watch and play along with their favorite game streamers in real-time." Terms of the deal were no...   read

 
 
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Twitch plays Pokemon Go

Time's a flat circle. The meme-spawning shared experience that was Twitch Plays Pokemon has been reborn two and a half years later as Twitch Plays Pokemon Go. Following the success of the original stream, which had viewers in a chat room co...   read

 
 
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Twitch now lets you watch people eat

The most popular Twitch personalities basically have a Ted TV-like following, in that many people want to know what's going on in their lives 24/7. And now they can! Twitch has just introduced a new ruleset that allows streamers to eat on c...   read

 
 
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Review: Drawful 2

Jackbox Games sure has this whole party game thing figured out. While I may have some friends who would balk at a night of video games (heathens) or suffer flashbacks of Chinese checkers with Grandma when invited over for board games, Jackb...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV's next Active Time Report hits just before E3

Final Fantasy XV is for-really-reals coming out in just over three months. That's still crazy and exciting to me, though I'm hoping the final iteration of combat is more involved than the Platinum Demo. Square Enix has changed its tune...   read

 
 
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OVER: Come watch me hurt myself during my first VR extravaganza stream

All the other cool kids are doing it and I've got nothing but free time these days, so here I am, live streaming a bunch of HTC Vive games. I have a bunch of games to select from (click that link to see the list), most of which I haven...   read

 
 
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Here's a live look at the Doom single-player campaign

Bethesda's lead-up to Doom's May 13 release has been largely predicated on the game's multiplayer component. There have been several videos released and beta events staged to show off that particular aspect. Today, we get a look at the oth...   read

 
 
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Twitch is giving away deodorant at PAX East

Gaming conventions can be awesome, but gathering thousands of like-minded individuals to one place can have its drawbacks as well. In addition to putting yourself at increased risk of contracting the flu (or pink eye), attending an event th...   read

 
 
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TwitchCon's happening again this fall, leaves Bay Area for San Diego

Times, they are a changin'. Once, it was enough to attend a video game convention to play video games. Now, there's a whole subset of people who would rather attend a video game convention to mingle with people who play video games. Almost ...   read

 
 
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Superfight is coming to Steam

Superfight is one of those things I instinctively sneered at the first time I heard about it, only to be proven dead wrong. The game is a mix between Cards Against Humanity and every embarrassing cafeteria nerd argument you ever had in high...   read

 
 
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Good at Rocket League? Compete for a $75K prize pool

Rocket League developer Psyonix has teamed up with Twitch to launch a Rocket League Championship series with a $75,000 prize pool. Kicking off in March, competitors must register in groups of three to enter the qualifiers for the inaugural ...   read

 
 
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Inside Critical Role: The Live D&D show led by voices you might recognize

Marisha Ray is surrounded by some of her closest friends, but there are tears welling in her eyes. A recent revelation has filled her with doubt and guilt in equal measure, leading her to believe that her previous actions may have brought d...   read

 
 


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