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You Can Unlock Merlin’s Cloak in Hogwarts Legacy & More Twitch Drops by Watching Livestreams

Today Warner Bros. Games and Avalanche Software announced that you can grab yourself a few goodies in Hogwarts Legacy including the exclusive Merlin's Cloak simply by watching livestreams on Twitch…

February 6, 2023 | 06:43 EST

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Twitch Releases New Anti-Harassment Tool

In the past few months, Twitch streamers have been dealing with an increase in hate raids, especially for those in marginalized communities. However, a newly-revealed tool hopes to use machine…

December 1, 2021 | 09:45 EST

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Entire Twitch Site Reportedly Leaked By Hacker

A hacker has reportedly leaked...well...all of Twitch. The information included in the leak apparently includes source code for the entire site, historical creator payout reports, clients for…

October 6, 2021 | 07:16 EDT

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Streamers Launch Day Off Twitch Campaign to Protest Inaction on Hate Raids

Over the past month or so, Twitch streamers have been seeing a worrying rise in hate raids, where bot accounts fill someone's chat with hateful slurs, Nazi imagery, and sometimes their real-life…

September 1, 2021 | 10:55 EDT

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Twitch Rolls Out Localized Subscription Pricing

A new change to Twitch's subscription system is set to benefit people living outside the United States. Starting on May 20th, Twitch will be lowering the prices for streamer subscriptions in certain…

May 17, 2021 | 12:46 EDT

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The Search for #TheFallenOne Ends

Who is #TheFallenOne, and why does this story matter? The Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout community is already a popular and tight-knit subculture of the gaming landscape. In two weeks, Fall Guys has…

August 21, 2020 | 10:56 EDT

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War is Peace - The US Army Twitch Stream is an Ethical Problem

After a very contentious series of events, the U.S. Army is heading back to Twitch to do what people normally do on the platform: stream footage of some random guy who's talking while playing a game…

August 17, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Amazon Is Rebranding Twitch Prime To Prime Gaming

According to an industry leak, Amazon is to rebrand its Twitch Prime gaming service as Prime Gaming. This is intended to bring the service in line with other Prime benefits such as Prime Music and…

August 10, 2020 | 08:18 EDT

October's Twitch Games

Twitch Prime Announces October Games

Twitch Prime's next bath of games that you'll get by subscribing to the service has been revealed. This month seems to have a focus on horror games, specifically. The first game you'll be…

September 30, 2019 | 01:51 EDT

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Climate Change Gaming Partnership Has Devs Teaming Up to Save the Planet

A climate change gaming partnership has been announced by the United Nations. Sony, Microsoft, Google, and a boatload of other gaming publishers and developers will be working together to reduce…

September 23, 2019 | 01:28 EDT

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Esports Star SonicFox Raises Over $22,000 for The Trevor Project

Esports star Dominique McLean, better known by his online name SonicFox, has raised over $22,000 for The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization formed in 1998 that focuses on…

August 27, 2019 | 04:20 EDT

Rage 2 Roadmap Offers Plenty Of Bang For Your Buck

Rage 2 Roadmap Offers Plenty Of Bang For Your Buck

After Rage 2 drops on May 14 and you complete your first playthrough, there will still be plenty to keep you raging on and on. Bethesda Softworks' roadmap with their post-launch plans shows the game…

November 1, 2019 | 09:45 EDT

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Rage 2 Streamers Can Have Their Audience Revive Them When They Die

According to a GameSpot report, Twitch streamers who plan to rage against the machine when Rage 2 releases on May 14 will be able to have their viewers help revive them they die in the game. Upon the…

November 1, 2019 | 09:45 EDT

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Borderlands 3 to have ECHOcast Twitch Extension; Gameplay Premiere May 1st

Borderlands 3 will be featuring a brand new piece of online interactivity with their ECHOcast Twitch Extension. Officially announced today, the ECHOcast Twitch Extension is basically an overlay that…

April 29, 2019 | 08:16 EDT

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Twitch Suspends Popular Cosplayer for Wearing Blackface

Popular Twitch Streamer Karina “Karupups” Martsinkevich, known for cosplaying various game characters, has received a temporary ban from Twitch for wearing blackface. The Twitch stream was originally…

April 15, 2019 | 06:01 EDT

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Nintendo Switch Online Free For Twitch Prime Members

Twitch Prime has given away a host of freebies to subscribers recently, and this trend continues via a team up with Nintendo. By subscribing to the Twitch Prime games can get up to a whole year of…

March 29, 2019 | 06:20 EDT

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Here Are Your Twitch Prime Games For March

For a while now, Twitch has offered a handful of games and various digital goodies to Twitch Prime subscribers, which includes all Amazon Prime members. This month is no different, so here are the…

March 4, 2019 | 02:41 EST


Tencent Announces New Streaming Rules for Chinese Gamers

Earlier this week, Tencent announced new streaming rules for all Chinese gamers in response to growing concern from Chinese internet regulators. Esports Observer reported the list of banned…

February 24, 2019 | 10:25 EST

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SuperData Year in Review Calls 2018 "The Biggest Year For Digital Games and Interactive Entertainment Ever"

SuperData is a company that provides “relevant market data and insight on digital games and playable media.” For 2018, it compiled some key games industry statistics into a “Year in Review” segment.…

January 16, 2019 | 05:39 EST

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Twitch Prime January 2019 Lineup Mixes Action and Subterfuge

The Twitch Prime January 2019 lineup is here and it brings in a mix of games for the month. Two of the new games have a solid action focus and the other two make for titles where you're trying to fly…

January 3, 2019 | 10:00 EST

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Twitch Prime Devolver Pack Offers Seven Free Games for the Holidays

A surprise Twitch Prime Devolver pack has been announced! This package of seven games from publisher Devolver Digital is available for a short while to anyone who is subscribed to Twitch Prime.…

December 28, 2018 | 11:00 EST

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Nintendo Creators Program Ending As Company Reverses Course

An announcement has gone out regarding the Nintendo Creators Program ending very soon on the company's official Twitter. Details on the closure are expanded in a linked news post on the company's…

November 28, 2018 | 09:49 EST


Twitch No Longer Selling Games As Of November 27

In April 2017, Twitch added a function that allowed viewers to support streamers by purchasing games and in-game items straight from Twitch. This system will no longer be available after November 27…

November 16, 2018 | 11:06 EST


Twitch Games with Prime and In-Game Loot For November 2018 - Grand Adventure And Cooking

Every month, subscribers to Twitch Prime receive a load of games and in-game loot. Remember, if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, you receive Twitch Prime as part of your subscription package. Below…

November 2, 2018 | 08:11 EDT

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TechRaptor's Guide To Watching E3 2018 From Home

E3 2018 begins in just under a week, and this is a time that many gamers are looking forward to as we get a glimpse of what we should be expecting going forward and what so many companies have been…

June 4, 2018 | 12:00 EDT

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Chatting with Seraphim17 - What It's Like to be a YouTuber and Advice if You Want to Start

YouTube is an internet powerhouse. There isn’t anyone that would deny that it is the premier video sharing site on the planet, with nearly five billion (yes, billion) videos watched per day. Now I,…

February 26, 2018 | 09:00 EST

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Overwatch League Twitch Rewards Are Here, Includes In-Game Skins & Twitch Emotes

Overwatch League viewers can receive free League Tokens just by watching live matches on Twitch and some new skins can be unlocked by Cheering during matches according to a post on the Twitch blog.…

February 21, 2018 | 05:11 EST

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Vote For Twitch Prime's Next Free Game During the Indie Amplifier Event

As Steam continues to leave the doors open to developers big and small, its marketplace has become less and less about discovery. Since Valve's storefront is no longer a golden ticket to success by…

February 19, 2018 | 01:15 EST

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Twitch Secures Overwatch League Third-Party Platform Rights For Two Years

Twitch has secured third-party platform rights for the Overwatch League for two years as reported by Blizzard Entertainment & Twitch have already partnered up to bring 20…

January 9, 2018 | 02:34 EST


Twitch Announces Gear on Amazon, Allows Streamers to Sell Products

Twitch was bought by Amazon three years ago and has largely been a separate entity, aside from the Amazon Prime benefits for Twitch. Today, Twitch has announced "Gear on Amazon," which allows…

September 15, 2017 | 09:32 EDT


Twitch Community Has Raised Over $75 Million For Charity To Date

Twitch's community has raised $75 million for charity since 2012 according to a post on the company's official blog. The streaming service initially launched as a public beta in June of 2011 as a…

July 22, 2017 | 11:45 EDT

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Banned Twitch Streamer PhantomL0rd Considering Legal Action Against Twitch

Last July, controversy erupted when some YouTube and Twitch personalities were found allegedly promoting websites for gambling in-game items from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in which they were…

July 21, 2017 | 06:40 EDT

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DMCAs, Death Threats, and Legal Battles: The Saga of Alex Mauer

To say that the world surrounding YouTube and indie gaming is a murky swamp may be the understatement of the year right now. YouTubers have had to deal with the #adpocolypse and the fallout from the…

July 18, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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An Interview with Charity Streamers TheSpeedGamers

July 14th a group of big-hearted gamers will embark on a quest to stream 120 hours of Final Fantasy gameplay to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. TheSpeedGamers are veteran…

July 13, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Twitch & Blizzard Team Up With Golden Loot Boxes & eSports Content

Twitch and Blizzard Entertainment have entered into a partnership to bring Golden Loot Boxes in Overwatch to Twitch Prime and exclusive eSports content to Twitch according to a blog post from the…

June 21, 2017 | 08:30 EDT

E3 2017 Viewers Guide

TechRaptor's Viewer's Guide To Watching E3 2017 From Home

E3 is just around the corner and as always before the big floor opens where developers can show off their games to press, and for the first time the general public, a lot of the big publishers get…

June 6, 2017 | 08:00 EDT

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Tekken World Tour Announced by Twitch and Bandai Namco

Twitch and Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. have announced the Tekken World Tour. The two companies have partnered together to create an official esports league for Tekken 7. The tour will…

May 25, 2017 | 07:32 EDT


ESA Announces E3 2017 Main Stage, E3 Coliseum

The ESA has announced that E3 2017 will be teaming up with producer Geoff Keighley to bring the E3 Coliseum to The Novo at L.A Live on the 13th and 14th of June. The E3 Coliseum will act as a main…

May 15, 2017 | 12:30 EDT

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Injustice 2 Championship Series Kicks Off End of May

The Injustice 2 Championship Series has been announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Presented by PlayStation 4. Amateur and pro-gamers will be able to compete in the upcoming superhero…

May 8, 2017 | 01:50 EDT


Twitch Expanding Subscription Options

Popular streaming website Twitch allegedly has announced an expansion of their paid Twitch subscriber services in an email sent out to a select few partnered streamers.  These new tiers will allow…

April 18, 2017 | 09:40 EDT


TheSpeedGamers Stream Final Fantasy Marathon for Charity This July

On Friday, July 14th at 6PM CST a group of gamers from Arlington, Texas called TheSpeedGamers will attempt to stream 120 hours of Final Fantasy in a marathon charity event. This Final Fantasy…

April 3, 2017 | 08:54 EDT


Is Amazon Prime Worth It For Gamers?

When most people think of Amazon Prime [Affiliate Link], there's a good chance their minds immediately connect the service to free two-day shipping and/or Amazon Prime Video. However, Prime does much…

March 17, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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Curse App Transforming Into Twitch Desktop App and Game Client

Back in 2016, Amazon acquired Curse, a gaming company that among its numerous wings had the Curse App, an application focused on communication between players and some limited matchmaking and…

March 10, 2017 | 02:45 EST


Twitch Will Start Selling Games and DLC Soon

Major streaming website Twitch has announced that the company will start selling games and DLC, turning the streaming website into an online storefront third-party developers and publishers. This…

February 27, 2017 | 11:20 EST


Twitch Adding New Developer Service Called Drops

Twitch is introducing a new program to help game developers engage with players as announced on their blog. The new program is called Drops and will let developers put special items into their games…

February 23, 2017 | 10:38 EST

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The Twitch Saga: Yandere Simulator, Twitch, and Yandere Dev

Yandere Dev, the developer of Yandere Simulator, recently concluded what he calls the "Twitch Saga" by posting a final update video on the matter after he received a response from Twitch. I covered…

February 20, 2017 | 02:00 EST

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SEGA's Make War Not Love 4 Giving Free DLC to Fans

Strategy fans looking for the perfect Valentine's Day antidote are in luck this week as SEGA's Make War Not Love 4: The Aftermath offers the opportunity to watch the communities of Dawn of War II,…

February 14, 2017 | 01:15 EST

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Yandere Dev Responds To Yandere Simulator "Twitch Saga"

Following the response from Twitch regarding the streaming ban of Yandere Simulator, we reached out to both Twitch and Yandere Dev for any further comment on the matter and to ask a few questions.…

February 14, 2017 | 12:45 EST