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  • How Google Can Avoid Ruining Twitch

    How Google Can Avoid Ruining Twitch

    With Google’s courtship of Twitch and Facebook’s purchase of Oculus back in March, it seems that tech giants are getting serious about being part of the next big trends in gaming. That has gamers both excited and worried. It’s easy to see how either company can help its new acquiree grow: both Twitch and Oculus are still rather small companies that have the potential to… Read More

  • What Games Are: Sports And Video Games

    What Games Are: Sports And Video Games

    This weekend’s big game between the Seahawks and 49ers makes me think of the rise of video game broadcasting (through services like Twitch.tv) and its potential. At what point will video games cross over the mass-popularity threshold that sports have, and become the new tribal entertainment? Read More

  • Justin.TV’s Video Gaming Portal Twitch.TV Is Growing Fast

    Justin.TV’s Video Gaming Portal Twitch.TV Is Growing Fast

    In June Justin.tv launched TwitchTV, a live-streamed video game portal and community for gamers. It was an interesting move considering the video streaming company hadn’t really explored any verticals until then. But it looks like the startup’s move paid off. Twitch.TV is growing like gangbusters, and posted 8 million unique viewers worldwide in July. Twitch.TV saw 1 billion… Read More