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The Last of Us mini series lets non-gamers enjoy it as a show

The Last of Us mini series lets non-gamers enjoy it as a show

By 1 May 2015

If you're not a fan of watching people play games, we understand. But when it comes to The Last of Us things are different. That game is so cinematic that a well executed playthrough could be as good as a TV show. That's why a super fan has edited and... >>

YouTube's new live-streaming platform might be like Twitch, all about gaming and esports

YouTube's new live-streaming platform might be like Twitch, all about gaming and esports

By 25 March 2015

YouTube wants to be more like Twitch. According to The Daily Dot, which cited unnamed sources within the streaming industry, Google-owned YouTube is currently developing and revamping its live-streaming platform to have a focus on gaming and esports.... >>

Watch out, Twitch: Steam launches a new broadcasting feature in beta

Watch out, Twitch: Steam launches a new broadcasting feature in beta

By 2 December 2014

Valve now does video-game streaming. The company has launched a new broadcasting feature for Steam, its internet-based gaming and distribution platform. The feature is available in beta, starting today, and will essentially allow you to watch other people... >>

Amazon Q3 2014: Dark times ahead as losses widen to $437 million

Amazon Q3 2014: Dark times ahead as losses widen to $437 million

By 23 October 2014

Amazon has reported third-quarter earnings, and it's clear the company hasn't been doing well. The company posted a net loss of $437 million, or 95 cents a share, and revenue of $20.58 billion, meaning it just barely missed expectations of $20.84 billion... >>

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

Twitch hit by DDoS attack right after Amazon announced purchase

By 27 August 2014

Amazon announced yesterday that it bought Twitch. This has clearly rubbed some people the wrong way as the site has been hit by a denial of service attack. Amazon announced its purchase of the gaming video streaming service for almost £600 million. Now... >>

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

Why on Earth does Amazon want Twitch?

By 26 August 2014

Almost exactly a month ago, we here at Pocket-lint published our thoughts on why Google might want to acquire videogaming community service Twitch, presuming that the deal was as good as done. However, not only has Google not bought Twitch (although... >>

Amazon steals Twitch acquisition from Google for £585 million

Amazon steals Twitch acquisition from Google for £585 million

By 25 August 2014

Amazon is apparently about to acquire Twitch out from under Google's nose. Update: Amazon has bought Twitch for $970 million (£585 million). In a statement, Jeff Bezos, CEO at Amazon, said: “Like Twitch, we obsess over customers and like to think differently,... >>

5 possible reasons why Google wants to buy Twitch and they might not be what you expect

5 possible reasons why Google wants to buy Twitch and they might not be what you expect

By 25 July 2014

It has been reported that Google has set its sights on live game streaming sensation Twitch as its next major acquisition and it must be said that it doesn't come as that much of a surprise to us. Twitch has risen in popularity rapidly and even more so... >>

Google in talks to buy Twitch live-streaming video service for $1 billion

Google in talks to buy Twitch live-streaming video service for $1 billion

By 24 July 2014

Google is about to announce it will buy Twitch for $1 billion, if the latest rumours are true. According to Venture Beat, which cited unnamed sources, Google has already signed a deal with live-streaming video platform Twitch, though Google hasn't officially... >>

Google's YouTube may be about to finalise deal to buy Twitch for $1 billion

Google's YouTube may be about to finalise deal to buy Twitch for $1 billion

By 19 May 2014

The mighty Google's YouTube will soon own Twitch, the gaming video stream, after finalising a $1 billion buyout. The news comes from Variety who says sources close to the deal report it's near to a close. There's no official word on the sale yet but it's... >>