game streaming

Microsoft’s Twitch rival Mixer gets a revamp, including new developer tools for interactive gameplay

Microsoft is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its game streaming service and Twitch competitor, Mixer, with a host of new features, including a refresh of the user experience and the launch of

Microsoft partners with Lightstream Studio to bring customization tools to Mixer streamers

Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, Mixer, is giving streamers a new way to customize their channels. The company has entered into a partnership with Lightstream Studio to allow Mixer streamers to ad

Mixer, Microsoft's Twitch competitor, adds game sales

Twitch has long since allowed its streamers to generate revenue from their channels through things like subscriptions, virtual tipping and game sales. Microsoft is adopting one of those features for i

Chinese game streaming platform Chushou raises Series D, adds Google as investor

Google has added Chinese mobile game livestreaming platform Chushou to its list of investments in Asia. The Beijing-based startup announced today that it has closed a Series D round, which Google join

Playkey raises $2.8M to fund its US expansion

Playkey, a game streaming service we saw earlier this year at Disrupt NY, has just closed an additional $2.8 million round of funding from Russia’s Internet Initiatives Development Fund (IIDF).

Twitch begins shift from Flash to HTML5 with closed beta

It feels like we keep saying it year after year, but Flash's days really are numbered — and one of the largest Flash video streaming sites on the web, Twitch, is about to hit the button and switch t

VR Gives Game Developers A Chance To Take Streaming Time From Twitch

The emergence of virtual reality over the next few years offers game developers an opening to take some of that streaming time back from Twitch by providing game spectators a far more immersive view o