Gamers

YouTube now lets you stream your iPhone’s screen, makes it easier to moderate chat

YouTube today is rolling out several features to make itself more appealing to live streamers, including video game streamers, as the battle with rivals like Amazon’s Twitch and Microsoft’

Twitch’s new extensions let streamers customize their channel, make money from Amazon sales

Twitch today is introducing a suite of tools called Twitch Extensions that will allow its streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive features, including polls, leaderboards, tickers,

Microsoft’s new Mixer Create app lets you live stream games from your phone

Microsoft’s mobile game streaming app Mixer Create is launching out of beta testing today on iOS and Android, allowing gamers to broadcast the games they’re playing right from their phone.

Twitch opens up its money-making tools to tens of thousands of non-Partnered channels

On the heels of yesterday’s news about expanded subscription options for partners, video streaming site Twitch today announced another way for its creator community to generate revenue, with th

Twitch to start selling video games as soon as this week [Updated]

Video game streaming site Twitch will soon begin selling PC games and other in-game content on its site, the company says. We understand the games may arrive as soon as tomorrow or later this week,

Twitch opens to vloggers with launch of “IRL,” mobile broadcasting to come next year

After slowly testing the waters with non-game related content, Twitch is officially opening its doors to vloggers. The company today is debuting a new content category on its site called “IRL,&#

Crunchyroll-owner Ellation announces Vrv, a multi-channel, streaming video service

Digital media company Ellation is announcing a big push into streaming video with Vrv, which will offer a variety of channels aimed at gamers and other geeks. Ellation is best known as the parent comp

The #Gamergate Question

Depending on how closely you follow the gaming and tech press, you may have heard of #gamergate. Those of us inside the industry have. This week it's essentially all we've been able to talk about. How

What Games Are: The Ludophile Mindset

Like the audiophile who spends serious money on her music, the ludophile spends aplenty on games and consoles. Both want perfection. The question for the games industry, however, is whether perfection

With 1B Pageviews Under Its Belt, UGC Giant Wikia Raises $10.8M From IVP, Bessemer & Amazon

User generated content company Wikia is breaking the news of its raise of over $10.8 million in Series C funding today in a press release soon to be sent out to tech media. The financing was led by In

Facebook And Games: Can The Social Network Turn All Of Us Into “Gamers,” Or Are We Already?

Yesterday, I sat down with the folks who <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/25/facebook-games/">bring games to life on Facebook</a>. Love 'em or hate 'em, there are a lot of people who like

You Can Now “Check In” To Video Games With Playd

<a href="http://playd.it/">Playd</a> is a new mobile application that lets you check in to games the way Foursquare users check in to venues. Actually, the app is more akin to something like <a href=

Gamers getting older, fatter

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/40_year_old_chair.jpg" />Well, bad news for gamers in the Pacific Northwest. Turns out that according to a study by the CDC (Centers for

Gwen Stefani a gamer? New baby named 'Zuma'

You know that crack-like addictive game Zuma? Gwen Stefani just named her new son with the same name. Hollywood babies always have life-ruining names, but could this kid have been named after a stupid

Age of Conan patch shrinks characters' boobs, chances of ever seeing them in real life

Straight from the “Time to Leave Mom’s Basement” files comes the story of the shrinking boobs of Age of Conan. Funcom, developer of the popular new game, released a minor patch for t

N-Gage games can't be transferred to new devices

N-Gage fan web site All About N-Gage is reporting that games purchased through Nokia’s gaming service are locked to one particular phone and can’t be transferred to a new device should you

Bungie sends a treasure trove of stuff to sad gamer

Shortly after an — ahem — misunderstanding involving Microsoft’s Xbox tech support department, a gamer, and an autographed Xbox 360 case (you can read all about the original fiasco h

Autographed Xbox 360 gets returned clean [UPDATE]

  Something shitty’s going on here and I feel bad for this kid, Nathaniel. According to Hawty McBloggy (sweet name, by the way), here’s what happened… UPDATE: Aww, see THIS is w

PNY goes for gamers with GeForce 9600 GT

[photopress:Picture_3.jpg,full,center] PNY is laying down a new graphics card that’s a GeForce with a crappy box but great stats. It’s for gamers, so you pesky video editors can skip to th

Wiimote Gamer Glove: Nerd Alert level delta

Do you often find your Wiimote airborne? Is the included strap too wussy for your bulging Bowling muscles? Are you tired of beaning your roommate in the melon each time you serve in Tennis? Have we go
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