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Adult Only games can no longer be streamed via Twitch

Twitch today has established guidelines stating that ESRB-rated Adult Only (AO) games can no longer be streamed using its service. "Previously, we made game-specific decisions...

Twitch set to reduce stream delay for all streamers

Twitch has announced that it will be introducing reduced stream lag for all streamers via a toggle which will reduce the lag by up to...

Twitch might have been hacked, activates a mandatory password change

Twitch today announced that they might have been hacked. The streaming company said they've detected “unauthorized access” to some users' account information. To combat this, they've expired...

Twitch adds local Australian servers

Several gamers today have noticed that Twitch has added new -- and most importantly, local -- Australian servers to their library. While Twitch hasn't confirmed...

Twitch’s 2014 stats reveal it is hugely popular

Twitch has celebrated the year 2014 with a mammoth infographic outlining some of their achievements in the past year. The biggest are their numbers,...

500 strong catalogue of licensed music available now for Twitch streamers

After the kerfuffle last year (in which Twitch implemented audio recognition to check for copyrighted music on streams) and the subsequent addition of the 'appeals'...

Amazon: Twitch is absolutely doing a great job and we don’t want to change...

Following Amazon's purchase of streaming giant Twitch for $970 million USD, both companies held a town hall meeting to discuss the merger. Twitch CEO Emmett...

Twitch changes hands; Amazon buys it for $970 million USD

Fresh off a near-purchase by Google, Twitch is being sold to retail giant Amazon for $970 million USD. Amazon confirmed the sale earlier this morning. "Broadcasting and...

Twitch backpedals on copyrighted music

Over the weekend, Twitch deployed an appeals button for videos that have been flagged under its new copyright rules for in-video music. Last week, Twitch...

Twitch begins to change its service now that Google’s in charge

Twitch has made more changes to its service after its recent acquisition by Google. The service advised it will mute archived videos that contain "unauthorized...

Twitch pulls the plug on Justin.tv

Twitch today confirmed they've shut down Justin.tv, ending the streaming services seven-year run. Videos on Justin.tv are no longer viewable. Anyone with a premium account...

Nintendo: We won’t support Twitch streaming on Wii U cause it’s not fun to...

In an interview at E3 with Polygon, Nintendo America head Reggie Fils-Aime said Twitch streaming won't be coming to Wii U as it's not...

Report: YouTube has just acquired Twitch

Variety today reports that Google's YouTube has reached a deal to acquire the video game streaming site Twitch. Variety cites sources "familiar with the pact"...

Twitch is the official streaming partner of E3 for the next three years

For the next three years Twitch will be the place online to stream E3. The broadcast/streaming service has become the official partner for streaming...