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PewDiePie promises to go “family friendly” on YouTube; launches weekly Twitch stream

PewDiePie has complained of decreasing profits, vowing to make his YouTube channel "family friendly" whilst also launching a weekly Twitch stream. The popular broadcaster is...

Twitch now lets you purchase games directly from streams

Twitch viewers are now able to buy games that are being streamed on the popular service. As detailed in February, the Get It On Twitch initiative will...

You’ll soon be able to buy games on Twitch

Twitch today has detailed a new program called 'Get It On Twitch', allowing gamers the chance to buy video games directly from within a...

Twitch usernames can be changed once every two months

Twitch users are now able to change their usernames. What's more, streamers can make a total of two changes every 60 days. "Once you've changed...

Twitch Australia and New Zealand names the first batch of Grass Roots streamers

Twitch today named the five Australian and New Zealand streamers who will be propped up as part of the media giant's Grass Roots program. These...

Ubisoft, Amazon, Twitch partner for 30 minute live-action Ghost Recon: Wildlands video

Ubisoft, Amazon and Twitch today announced a partnership that will release a 30-minute, live-action Ghost Recon: Wildlands promotional video called "War Within the Cartel". The video...

TwitchCon to take place in Long Beach, California in late October

Streaming giant Twitch has today confirmed that its TwitchCon event will take place in late October. Held at California's Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Centre,...

Georgia Van Cuylenburg, Final Fantasy XIII’s Vanille, on internet abuse, voice acting via Twitch...

Georgia Van Cuylenburg is most well-known as the voice behind Final Fantasy XIII’s Oerba Dia Vanille. Much like Final Fantasy XIII’s divided appeal, Vanille’s...

Twitch Upload now allows YouTube-like pre-recorded video upload

Twitch used TwitchCon over the weekend to announce a number of new features, including the ability to upload previously-recorded videos to the service. The move...

Rocket League’s Championship Series returns for Season Two on Twitch

Psyonix and Twitch today detailed Rocket League's Championship Series' second season. Teams of three can register for a chance at the title and part of...

SA Senator Xenophon wants games like CS: GO defined as gambling

The Guardian recently reported that South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon is making a push to have multiplayer first-person shooters like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive defined as...

CS: GO betting: Now a Twitch streamer is alleged to have been heavily involved

A hacker who was trying to steal from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive betting site CS:GO Shuffle has provided Richard Lewis with Skype logs that suggest Twitch streamer James...

Twitch to ban CS:GO gambling streams

Popular streaming service Twitch as advised that it will ban any CS:GO gambling streams after Valve's announcement to restrict its APIs. "Valve specifically notes that using 'the...

The PS Vita gets a Twitch app

The PS Vita isn't getting many new games, but at least it's getting a new app. The handheld now has a Twitch app available, weighing...

Twitch, Psyonix announce official Rocket League Championship Series

Twitch and Psyonix today detailed the official Rocket League Championship Series. The official competitive league will start this month and offer up a total prize pool of...

We spent billions of minutes watching games on Twitch in 2015

Twitch has unleash a barrage of streaming stats for 2015. On average, each Twitch user spent 422 minutes watching games streamed over the service last...

Twitch Plays get their own category on the platform

The success of events like "Twitch Plays Pokémon" means the Twitch platform is now happy to highlight said occurences. A new directory has been created to...

The PS4 gets a Twitch app from today

The Twitch app is now available on PS4. Downloadable here, the app is also to be released on PS3 and PS Vita. The Xbox One has...

Twitch Plays Dark Souls finishes with a total of 904 deaths

Twitch Plays, the community that plays games together as a hive mind, has completed the notoriously difficult Dark Souls. Suffering a total of 904 deaths on...

Streamer who faked his own Swatting banned by Twitch

To celebrate reaching 800,000 followers and the end of a 24-hour livestream, Twitch personality Trick2g faked his own Swatting when two individuals burst onto his...