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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


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
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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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Drawful 2 review
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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

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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Screw reality
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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


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 for PC
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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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Rocket League

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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Critical Role
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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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Ride Along with Bungie

Bungie has announced Ride Along, its new behind-the-scenes livestream series. The weekly show will debut on March 2 and provide an insight into how Destiny is made, as well as “introduce you to the people who make your games.” T...   read

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Street Fighter V
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Street Fighter V servers struggle with demand

Capcom servers have been struggling to meet demand on the release of Street Fighter V. According to reports on reddit, Steam, and Twitter, players have been struggling to keep connected to the game, while others have been unable to connect ...   read

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Dark SOuls, untouched
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Man beats Dark Souls without getting hit, immediately tries again

Dark Souls can be tough. Not that tough, but, still. And not to take away from the impressive runs wherein Dark Souls was beaten with mirrored controls or Donkey Konga bongos or a DDR pad or by way of a million different Twitch chat inputs....   read

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Hitmanime banned

Yandere Simulator is the latest game banned from Twitch

The controversial stalking and murdering game Yandere Simulator has been banned from being streamed on Twitch, joining the likes of BMX XXX, Hatred, and Second Life. This isn't all that surprising considering YouTube removed one o...   read

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Oh yeah, I was on Sony's stream talking about 'What Remains of Edith Finch?'

PlayStation Experience was only three weeks ago? Why does it feel like it was a year ago? "Because you had to scrape together a bunch of last-minute jobs to make Christmas money like a Dad working overtime?" you say? You're correct! Questio...   read

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The Game Awards

Over two million people watched The Game Awards 2015

Blimey, a lot happened at The Game Awards this year, didn’t it? Psychonauts 2, a Telltale Batman series, and a very obvious lack of Hideo Kojima were among this year’s highlights, and according to host Geoff Keighley, a lot of p...   read

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Uncharted 4

Here's how much space you'll need to play the Uncharted 4 beta

You'll need around 7GB free to play the Uncharted 4 beta. The news was revealed by developer Naughty Dog during a livestream last night. The beta will be available from this Friday, December 4. While you won't be able to pre-load the b...   read

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Warhammer contest
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Game with the devs of WH40K: Regicide!

Hammerfall Publishing, the awesome folks behind Warhammer 40K: Regicide, want to play with you! No, not like that. PUT THAT AWAY! Sheesh. We have company. These nice folks want to play their game with you silly. What is Regicide you ask (as...   read

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Bob Ross

Expect to see a lot more Bob Ross on

Bob Ross taking Twitch by storm was one of the weirdest things to happen in gaming this year. One of the calmest, gentlest presenters ever, having his entire thirty season art show shown in full on a site normally known for gaming and &ldqu...   read

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Extra Life Marathon
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[Done] Join me for 24 hours of video games in support of Extra Life

[Update: After 18 hours I finally tapped out at 4am ET after raising an amazing $419 dollars for charity with the help of your donations! Thank you all so much! Donations are being accepted through the end of the  year in case you miss...   read

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Watch a Final Fantasy world record get broken for Extra Life Game Day!

[Extra Life's Game Day weekend should be almost upon us when I get this promotion pushed out. So just in case you have some sort of trouble finding it in the body of the post, be sure to check out Walt's twitch channel on November 7th and o...   read

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