ESPN launches new esports section

On January 14, 2016 ESPN launched a new section called “ESPN Esports” dedicated to, you guessed it professional gaming.  Earlier this month Activision Blizzard bought MLG for $46 million and CEO Bobby Kotick said that he wants to build the ESPN of video games.  With ESPN now looking to get more serious in the area […]

A Challenger Approaches Twitch

YouTube soon to take on Twitch with live game streaming service. YouTube is preparing to take on gaming broadcaster Twitch TV with its own live game streaming service. Many may remember when Google attempted to obtain Twitch for 1 billion dollars last May, but was shot down. In the end, Twitch accepted a $970m offer […]

Twitch Reportedly Hacked

The streaming site, Twitch, has apparently been hacked by something that has gained “unauthorized access” to users’ account information. Twitch posted an update on its site, stating: We are writing to let you know that there may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user account information. For your protection, we have expired passwords and stream […]

Apex 2015 Nearly Cancelled

Apex, one of the biggest gaming tournaments, was almost shut down today due to the venue not being structurally sound. Apex 2015 was originally set to take place at the Empire Clarion Hotel in Secaucus, NJ. However, to the attendees’ surprise, a fire alarm was pulled at 8:50 a.m. Initially, people thought it was a […]

GTA V Dominating Twitch

With the release of GTA V on the PS4 and Xbox One it is looking to top Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare latest twitch stream records. Sledgehammer’s new shooter was the most streamed console game of 2014 during its launch week. In terms of hard numbers, Activision says last week alone, more than 75,000 unique […]

Full Super Smash Bros. Roster Confirmed

Beginning last night, a number of people got their hands on the new Super Smash Bros. for 3DS early and streamed the game on Twitch to reveal that the leak was indeed the full official roster. It was rumored for a while that the leak still had some characters to unlock, but that has been […]

Nintendo Treehouse Streaming Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Nintendo announced that they will be streaming 8 hours of gameplay this Friday, September 12. The stream will showcase multiple titles for Wii U and 3DS, with emphasis on Super Smash Bros. for 3DS. It will be viewable live on Nintendo’s Twitch channel. No set time has been given as of this moment. September 12 also […]

Google’s Twitch Purchase Confirmed

Back in May, word was floating around that Google would be acquiring Twitch for $1 billion. Not much information was given at the time, as the deal was still in the very early stages. It wasn’t even clear if the deal was an actual thing that would happen. As it turns out, the deal is […]

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Tournament at San Diego Comic Con

It has been announced that the first ever Super Smash Bros. for 3DS tournament will be held at this year’s San Diego Comic Con. The tournament will be streamed on Nintendo’s official Twitch channel.   Nintendo is hosting its first-ever #SmashBros for #3DS tournament at #ComicCon. Watch on our Twitch channel on 7/25. pic.twitter.com/Niq7LyqBsl — […]

Pokemon US National Championships to be Streamed on Twitch

The 2014 Pokemon National Championships are coming up in the US next month and it has just been announced that the tournament will be streamed live on Twitch for the first time ever. It will feature Pokemon X and Pokemon Y as well as TCG matches. The schedule is as follows: Saturday, July 5, noon-5 […]