Shroud Claims CoD Warzone Doesn't Require Skill
Paul Wozniak, yesterday, 17:06
According to one of the popular streamers, the free battle royale game CoD: Warzone is very easy compared to other such titles and requires almost no skills.
Streamer Pays Off his Mom's Student Loan
Milosz Szubert, 28 January 2020, 18:12
Aydan Conrad, a professional streamer, Fortnite player and a member of the esports organization Ghost Gaming, made a pleasant surprise for his mother. He paid off her student loan for her.
Ninja Allegedly got 20-30 Million Dollars for Going to Mixer
Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2020, 18:03
CNN reports that the popular streamer Tyler Blevins (Ninja) received 20-30 million dollars from Microsoft for abandoning Twitch in facor of Microsoft's Mixer. It's supposedly the biggest contract of its kind ever offered to a streamer.
Most Popular Streamers of 2019
Laty, 20 December 2019, 14:01
At the end of the year it's time to look at the year's most popular streamers. The list includes Ninja, Tfue and Shroud, which is hardly a big surprise.
PewDiePie Plans to Take a Break From YouTube
Bart Swiatek, 16 December 2019, 13:14
The popular streamer PewDiePie is planning to take a break from creating videos on YouTube. His vacation will start at the beginning of 2020. We should know more details soon.
Exclusive Twitch Deals; Platform Fights for Streamers
Jacob Blazewicz, 11 December 2019, 23:32
Twitch has signed exclusivity agreements with three well-known streamers. Unofficial information suggests that DrLupo, Lirik, and TimTheTatma will receive millions of dollars each year in exchange for remaining on Amazon's website.
Dr. Disrespect: Anyone Over 13 Still Playing Fortnite Has Mental Issues
Laty, 07 November 2019, 22:58
Doc is coming back in style - this time not only has he uninstalled Fortnite again, but he has also offended anyone who plays Fortnite and is over 13 years old. Will this be the end of his adventure with this game?
Also King Gothalion Abandons Twitch for Mixer
Bart Swiatek, 28 October 2019, 10:42
Cory „King Gothalion” Michael, the organizer of the GuardianCon Convention, known to the fans of Destiny, informed that from tomorrow he will be streaming exclusively for Mixer. It's another popular streamer that abandoned Twitch in favour of Microsoft's platform.
Another Twitch Star - Shroud - Joins Ninja on Mixer
Laty, 25 October 2019, 10:53
Shroud leaves Amazon's streaming service for Mixer, Microsoft's platform, and only there will he carry out his streams. The first broadcast on the new channel will take place today.
Dr. DisRespect - Streaming Pays Off More Than Working on Call of Duty
Paul Wozniak, 23 October 2019, 13:02
One of the most popular streamers, Dr. DisRespect, told us why it doesn't pay off to return being a gamedev. The reason is trivially simple - earnings. Tens of thousands of dollars in payouts for working on Call from Duty: Advanced Warfare is ridiculously small compared to average current streamer income.
PewDiePie Banned in China for Xi Jinping Meme
Julia Dragovic, 22 October 2019, 12:27
The popular youtuber PewDiePie was banned in China for showing in his film the (in)famous meme comparing secretary Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh.
Ninja Begins Cooperation With Adidas
Paul Wozniak, 28 August 2019, 12:51
The most popular Fortnite streamer has announced that he is starting cooperation with the sports brand Adidas. We haven't learned the details of this collaboration yet, but soon we can expect the first products from streamer's collection.
PewDiePie - First Solo Creator With 100 million YouTube Subscribers
Konrad Serafinski, 25 August 2019, 19:28
PewDiePie became the first solo creator to have 100 million YouTube subscribers. This result was achieved by only one more channel, which even managed to beat the Pewds to reaching this number.
Teenage Fortnite Champion Swatted
Barth Faryna, 13 August 2019, 12:41
Kyle „Bugha” Giersdorf, a teenager who won 3 million dollars in the Fortnite World Cup last month, was a victim of the so-called „swatting”. When he was broadcasting live, his father entered his room and informed him that there was an armed SWAT unit in front of the house.
Ninja vs. Twitch - Streamer's Old Channel Used to Promote Porn
Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2019, 14:13
Ninjy's old Twitch profile was used to promote the most popular live streams. Unfortunately, latest night a channel broadcasting pornographic content was very popular and thus appeared in the proposals on the streamer's website.
YouTuber Completes Skyrim Using Only a Torch
Konrad Serafinski, 12 August 2019, 11:59
YouTuber Mitten Squad has set himself the challenge of completing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim using only a torch. The task wasn't the easiest one, but in the end the player's will prevailed.
Discord Go Live Will Enable Us to Stream a Game to Our Friends
Konrad Serafinski, 10 August 2019, 22:49
Discord is about to introduce a new feature. It will be Go Live, enabling us to broadcast our games directly to a group of friends. This service is similar to Share Play on PlayStation 4.
Take-Two vs. SupMatto - Publisher of Borderlands 3 Takes the Floor
Julia Dragovic, 08 August 2019, 15:07
The still unconfirmed visit of Take-Two Interactive's „unofficial representatives” to youtuber SupMatto's home is related to the company's confirmed ten-month-long investigation into leaks of information about the game.
Borderlands 3 - Take-Two Allegedly Sent PIs After a Youtuber
Julia Dragovic, 07 August 2019, 17:07
SupMatto, a youtuber associated with the Borderlands series, is suspending his career after a visit by detectives reportedly employed by Take-Two Interactive (owner of 2K Games). After revealing the leaks, his life on the Internet has become much more... uphill, to put it mildly.
Ninja Scores Successful Debut on Mixer
Adrian Werner, 05 August 2019, 15:58
Ninja has reasons to be satisfied. His first day on Mixer proved to be very successful and the stream was more popular than his latest Twitch broadcasts.
Ninja Leaves Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer
Adrian Werner, 02 August 2019, 12:17
Ninja, Twitch's biggest star, has been bought by Microsoft and will now be streaming exclusively to Mixer.
A Way Out and Detroit Devs: Twitch and YouTube Do Help Sell Games
Milosz Szubert, 16 July 2019, 15:46
David Cage of Quantic Dream and Josef Fares of Hazelight Studios noticed that streams and gameplays showing complete playthrough of Detroit: Become Human and A Way Out actually helped them sell more copies. Players are looking for unique experiences.
Twitch Loses Popularity, but Remains the King of Streaming Platforms
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 July 2019, 23:49
Streamlabs has published a report on the health of game streaming platforms. Twitch remained the undisputed market leader in the second quarter, but fared off slightly worse than in the previous months.
Leader of Teamfight Tactics Beta Rankings on Sexism in Gaming
Julia Dragovic, 26 June 2019, 23:35
Riot Games has published a ranking of its closed beta tests of Teamfight Tactics, the new mode for League of Legends. The first place went to a girl – streamer going by the name Hafu. It would seem a reason for her to be overjoyed. And yet...
Best Streamers Earn Over $50,000 per Hour
Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2019, 15:24
The Wall Street Journal took a closer look at the earnings of the most popular streamers. Some of them are able to earn more than $50,000 for an hour of playing a new production.
GTA 5 Renaissance On Twitch Due To RP Mods And NoPixel Server
Adrian Werner, 03 May 2019, 01:39
March was a great success for the Grand Theft Auto V on Twitch. The popularity of the game has exploded, and this is due to the servers with GTA 5 RP mods, especially NoPixel.
EA in Trouble, Apex Legends Loses Popularity
Bart Swiatek, 23 April 2019, 16:09
After a huge success in February, Apex Legends gradually stops enjoying the interest of streamers and viewers. The number of followers is now ten times lower than at the peak of the title's popularity.
Thousands Watched a Live Concert in GTA 5
Michael Kulakowski, 12 April 2019, 22:43
Thousands of players witnessed a concert in Grand Theft Auto V, organized by a Twitch streamer known as MikeTheBard. The author of the event sang many classical songs live to guitar accompaniment.
EA Paid Ninja One Million Dollars to Stream Apex Legends
Bart Swiatek, 15 March 2019, 01:03
According to Reuters, Electronic Arts has paid a streamer, Tyler "Ninja" Belvins, one million dollars for promoting the battle royale shooter Apex Legends. The publisher confirms that it did pay some content creators during a short promo action.
Millions of Ninja's Subscriptions are Doubles
Frozen, 21 February 2019, 14:56
A recent survey shows that a large part of Tyler "Ninja" Blevins' audience consists of people, who subscribe his channel on multiple sites. This means that streamer's reach is in fact considerably smaller than assumed.
Steam Spy creator explains how the Epic Games Store gets influencers
Bart Swiatek, 16 January 2019, 00:17
Sergey Galyonkin, the director responsible for preparing the Epic Games Store's publishing strategy, presented a lot of information about the backstage of the platform.
Streamer gets $75,000 during a Fortnite broadcast
Adrian Werner, 14 January 2019, 14:21
During a recent broadcast on Twitch, a Fortnite streamer received $75,000, which is a record sum in the history of the site.
Anthem: user loses game library for attempting to stream the alpha
Frozen, 10 December 2018, 13:31
A Twitch user has discovered what are the consequences of breaking an NDA. Streaming a video from the closed tests of Anthem cost him his entire Origin library.