Twitch With New New Streaming Record and Scandals in the Background
Angelika Kaldus, 21 June 2021, 17:12
Twitch set another record in May in the number of watched hours of streams. The platform grows in strength despite the controversies surrounding its functioning.
Warzone Cheater Streams and Tells Players to „Find Another Game”
Qskan, 11 June 2021, 12:15
We have yet another example of just how large the scale of cheating is in Call of Duty: Warzone. During a game, a streamer openly admitted that he was cheating, and told his viewers to „find another game”.
Epic Games Paid Streamers for Aggressive Marketing
Ness, 15 May 2021, 23:09
According to another document revealed in the course of the trial between Apple and Epic Games, Tim Sweeney's company was to pay various influencers, mainly to land a marketing hit on its direct competitor, Steam.
GTA 5 Dethrones LoL as Most-watched Video Game
Adrian Werner, 08 April 2021, 13:29
Thanks to RP mods, Grand Theft Auto 5 has climbed to number one on the list of most-watched games on streaming services this year.
Microsoft Reaches for Secret Weapon to Win Over Japan - Vtubers
Bart Swiatek, 06 April 2021, 14:16
Microsoft established cooperation with popular Japanese vtubers Shishiro Botan and Himemori Luna. They will advertise Xbox Game Pass in their country.
Fortnite Helped Break Twitch Record
Karol Laska , 12 January 2021, 21:46
A new skin in Fortnite combined with a popular streamer gave unexpected results in term of viewership on Twitch. A new record for the number of people following the broadcast simultaneously was broken.
Rust Reaches New All-time Highs on Twitch and Steam
Adrian Werner, 05 January 2021, 16:37
Rust is currently experiencing a golden age. The game has broken the threshold of a million viewers on Twitch and set a new activity record on Steam.
Twitch Will Ban Use of „Simp” and „Incel” as Insults
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 December 2020, 18:23
From new year on, Twitch will crack down on sexual insults seriously. The new rules will include a ban on the use of words such as „simp”, „incel”, „virgin” etc. in this context.
Cyberpunk 2077 Becomes a Hit in China Even Without Official Launch
Karol Laska , 13 December 2020, 16:58
Although Cyberpunk 2077 hasn't been officially released in China, it is still very popular in the country, which is confirmed by the audience numbers of local streams.
Minecraft Demolishes Roblox in YT's Most Popular Games of 2020
Paul Musiolik, 09 December 2020, 13:17
Minecraft, nothing after that for a long time, then Roblox and Garena Free Fire. This is the top 3 of most popular games on YouTube in 2020. What other interesting things were prepared for us?
Some of Us Already Have Cyberpunk 2077; CDPR Asks Not to Stream It
Adrian Werner, 03 December 2020, 14:42
Several shops rushed to ship the Collector's Edition of Cyberpunk 2077. The game is already in the hands of a handful of lucky players and CD Projekt RED asks them not to stream the game before its official release.
Unboxing of Pokemon Booster Packs Becomes a Hit on Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 23 November 2020, 16:08
Popular streamer Sodappopin said that the latest hot trend on Twitch - opening Pokemon card booster packs - is pretty much gambling and a bad example for the younger audience.
Turn Off Audio in Games or the DMCA Will Find You on Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 16 November 2020, 19:26
The problems with music copyright on Twitch continue. A few days ago, the platform's technical support suggested that in order to avoid problems with licensed game tracks, you should disable audio from a given game during streams.
CoD: Warzone Cheaters Are Getting Brazen
Bart Swiatek, 27 October 2020, 17:15
Streamer festation used cheats in a livestream on Twitch. After merciless criticism from Internet users, his account was suspended.
Streamers Forced to Remove Streams and Clips Due to Copyright
Paul Wozniak, 26 October 2020, 20:28
Last week, most of the streamers operating on Twitch.tv deleted all their stream recordings and clips. Such moves were caused by problems with copyrights for musical works used by the creators.
Streamers Should Buy Licenses for Streaming?
Paul Musiolik, 23 October 2020, 16:17
The creative director of Stadia Montreal voiced a rather controversial thesis. According to him, anyone who wants to livestream video games should pay for a relevant license to the developer or publisher.
Dr. Disrespect Left Twitch Because of Money?
Dameredet, 30 September 2020, 23:24
One of Dr Disrespect's recent streams featured words that stirred up the curiosity of fans and resulted in theories about the reason the gamer was banned on Twitch. Fans believe the reason for the conflict may have been money.
55-year-old Player Impresses With Pure Skill in Apex Legends
Paul Wozniak, 24 September 2020, 22:07
Recently, the web went crazy about a 55-year-old Apex Legends player, who boasted one of his plays on Reddit. His skills quickly won the hearts of Internet users.
Disabled Player Wins Crown in Fall Guys Using a Hat
Jacob Blazewicz, 11 September 2020, 17:44
Steven Spohn from the AbleGamer Foundation boasted of his victory in Fall Guys. He did it using an unusual hat-shaped controller.
Ninja Signs Exclusive Deal With Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 10 September 2020, 20:30
Streamer Richard „Ninja” Tyler Blevins officially announced that from now on he will only appear on Twitch.tv.
Minecraft Speedrunner Cheats During Stream, Gets Boned on Finish Line
Paul Wozniak, 24 August 2020, 15:33
While speedrunning Minecraft, streamer BeasttrollMC, knowing that he couldn't break the record anymore, decided to resort to cheating and crafted an item needed to activate the portal. However, karma caught up to him quickly and he had to finish the game.
Streamers are Mad After Being Used by Marketers
Bart Swiatek, 21 August 2020, 12:14
Ogilvy marketing agency prepared for its client - Burger King fast food chain - a campaign which was based on smuggling ads into transmissions of popular streamers. A plug-in created by Streamlabs was used for this purpose, which enables text to be translated into speech and published as short, personalized messages from plegers during the stream.
Unlucky Fall Guys Player Finally Wins - Ninja and Twitch Congratulate
Dameredet, 21 August 2020, 12:06
A player who couldn't win finally takes the crown. He was congratulated by famous streamers, including Ninja. Meanwhile, Twitch noticed the success of Fall Guys.
Streamer Becomes Popular by Losing in Fall Guys
Paul Wozniak, 19 August 2020, 14:43
Streamer TimTheTatman hasn't won any game in Fall Guys: UItimate Knockout yet, which makes his live Twitch broadcasts more and more popular. A few days ago there was also a situation where a player helped an inactive opponent advance to the next round.
„It's Just a Game” - Video Sparks Storm on the Web; Ninja Responds
Paul Wozniak, 17 August 2020, 20:47
A few days ago, a video appeared on the web, in which the author discussed players who give their 100% in each game, and spoke about how they have a bad influence on other people. According to the user, such approach takes away the fun from the game. The matter quickly made a lot of waves and Ninja, among others, spoke about it.
Shroud, Dr. Disrespect and Ninja are Back to Streaming - How Did They Fare?
Paul Wozniak, 13 August 2020, 19:28
Recently, three popular streamers - Ninja, Shroud and Dr. Disrespect - have returned to live broadcasts. The audience's favourites have managed to attract a huge number of fans in front of the screens again, although the results of one of them may come as a surprise.
Shroud Returns to Twitch After the Mixer Fiasco
Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2020, 13:27
Popular streamer Michael „Shroud” Grzesiek informed that he is back on Twitch. Last year, he abandoned Amazon's platform in favor of Microsoft's competitive service, which eventually closed down a few months ago.
Cyberpunk 2077 - Streamer Gives Up Cameo Because of Fans
Bart Swiatek, 10 August 2020, 12:19
One of Chinese streamers, who was supposed to appear in Cyberpunk 2077 as an easter egg, decided to resign from the project. The reason was pressure from Internet users.
Dr. Disrespect is Back, Starting Today on YouTube
Paul Wozniak, 07 August 2020, 21:55
Yesterday, the popular streamer Dr. Disrespect, which was permanently banned on Twitch more than a month ago, officially announced that he will return to live streaming today.
Blizzard Immortalizes Reckful in World of Warcraft
Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2020, 13:26
Blizzard Entertainment honoured the memory of WoW streamer Byron „Reckful” Bernstein, who passed away in July, by placing a special character in the Shadowlands expansion.
Ninja Returns to Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 05 August 2020, 21:20
Today, for the first time since the shutdown of Mixer, popular streamer Richard „Ninja” Tyler Blevins started streaming on Twitch.
Red Dead Online - Hacker Blows Up Popular Streamers
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 20:59
A hacker is harassing Red Dead Online streamers. He does this by teleporting all players on the server to one spot and then blowing them up. The attack is carried out in such a way that victims often blame the attacked streamer for the situation.
Sims 4 Devs Listened to Fan's Request to Enable Us Name Our Cow Plants
Paul Wozniak, 27 July 2020, 19:51
Fan of The Sims 4, who for years has been asking the creators to introduce the possibility of naming cow plants, finally lived to see this option implemented in the game. What's more, the devs prepared a small surprise for her and made the default plant name refer to her nickname.
Youtuber Tricked YouTube to Win a Prestigious Award
Bart Swiatek, 27 July 2020, 13:09
Youtuber Jack „JackSucksatLife” Welsh used the exploit to win the so-called Diamond Play button - an award that is given to content creators with more than 10 million subscribers. The platform was notified of the vulnerability that allowed the fraud.
$20,000 Spent on Streamers; Underage Player Wastes His Mother's Savings
Paul Wozniak, 20 July 2020, 17:30
The mother of an underage Fortnite fan shared a story online, describing how her son spent her entire life's savings in just over 2 weeks. The teenager spent almost $20,000 on donations and subscriptions to various streamers.
Mysterious Disappearance of Dr. Disrespect Remains Unexplained [Updated]
Darius Matusiak, 16 July 2020, 22:10
It's been two weeks since Dr. Disrespect's mysterious ban on Twitch and we still don't know what's going on. The popular streamer is also silent on his other social media, which gives rise to much speculation.
Streamer Brags Online, Gets Caught Cheating
Paul Wozniak, 14 July 2020, 15:45
During his live Call of Duty: Modern Warfare broadcast, streamer TwitstedBear bragged about how good he is and how easy it is to beat subsequent opponents. However, due to his inattention, it soon came to light that the streamer was using cheat software.
Ninja's Success on YouTube - First Stream Draws a Crowd of Viewers
Jacob Blazewicz, 09 July 2020, 14:03
Richard „Ninja” Tyler Blevins released his first YouTube stream. The well-known streamer was watched live by more than 100,000 people at the same time, but that doesn't mean he will stay on Google's platform permanently.
Reckful Committed Suicide - WoW Community Pays Tribute
Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 11:58
Byron „Reckful” Bernstein - one of the best known World of Warcraft streamer - committed suicide yesterday. Reckful has been struggling with depression for years. The WoW community paid tribute to the deceased by organizing memorials inside the game.
Dr. Disrespect's Animated Gifts are Being Removed
Adrian Werner, 01 July 2020, 14:17
Animated gifts presenting Dr. Disrespect disappeared from GIPHY. This is another puzzling situation in recent days related to the streamer, who was recently banned by Twitch.
Dr. Disrespect Permanently Banned on Twitch [Updated]
Paul Wozniak, 28 June 2020, 19:01
Yesterday, one of the more popular Twitch streamers - Dr. Disrespect - was permanently banned on the platform. There are many mysteries and controversies surrounding the ban.
Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Mixer
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 June 2020, 21:57
Microsoft ceases further development of the streaming platform Mixer. Users of the service will have to move to Facebook, although not all recognizable streamers can take advantage of this offer.
Streamers Accused of Sexual Harassment, Twitch Issues a Statement
Paul Wozniak, 22 June 2020, 15:52
This weekend, a group including Twitch streamers, youtubers and people associated with the video game industry were accused of sexual harassment and assault. The charges were brought by many women against various well-known personalities. Twitch issued a statement in this case.
Streamer Sacrifices 3,000 Hours of Game Time For a Good Cause
Paul Wozniak, 16 June 2020, 16:38
As part of the GCX 2020 charity event, one of the streamers dedicated his Hardcore Ironman mode character from RuneScape, with whom he spent over 3,000 hours. All this with the noble aim of raising money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis.
WoW - 49 Warriors Maxed-out for a Just Cause
Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2020, 13:21
A World of Warcraft enthusiast, streamer DesMephisto has reached the maximum level (120) on 49 warrior-class characters. The aim of the action is to increase public awareness of autism - an affliction from which the player suffers.
Garbage Free-to-play - Shroud on Amazon's Game
Paul Wozniak, 02 June 2020, 17:52
Popular streamer Shroud spoke about the new online shooter from Amazon, Crucible. According to the streamer, the title feels like a free game from 10 years ago. Statistics show the game is losing players day by day.
Gamepad Aim Assist Causes Problems on PC - Ninja on Controversial Feature
Paul Wozniak, 20 May 2020, 13:45
Popular streamers and professional players are speaking out on the issue of aim assisting on gamepads in PC version of Fortnite. Many of them, including Ninja, have announced that they will not play Epic Games' title until the unbalanced aim assist feature is fixed.
Ban For a 9-year-old Gamer Triggers a Storm on Twitter
Paul Wozniak, 06 May 2020, 17:18
The Fortnite community is raging across Twitter because of a 4-year ban for a 9-year-old player. The boy is now unable to participate in tournaments and competitive modes.
Streamer on Warzone: Worst Battle Royale; PS5 and XSX Launch Planned
Jacob Blazewicz, 05 May 2020, 13:19
The developers of Call of Duty: Warzone have assured us of their planned long-term support for the game, including its release on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. This coincided with a commet from Jaryd „Summit1g” Lazar, who called the title the worst battle royalty on the market.
PewDiePie Signs an Exclusive Deal With YouTube
Paul Wozniak, 05 May 2020, 13:14
YouTube announced yesterday that from now on, the world's most popular solo youtuber - PewDiePie - will stream exclusively on Google's platform. However, no details of the collaboration were provided.