The initial launch line up for the Nintendo Switch might be a little thin on the ground, but rest assured that plenty of games will be heading to the hybrid powerhouse in the first year of launch. To show some of the highlights that are headed our way from the…
Twitch is constantly home to unique ideas that nobody expects. First was TwitchPlaysPokemon, then the Bob Ross Marathon, now it’s the San Andreas Deer Cam. A man called Brent Watanabe has modded his version of Grand Theft Auto V so the player character is replaced by a deer. An invincible…
First seen in the 2000 Japanese film of the same name, Battle Royale is a format that seems made for video games. It’s been emulated via mods such as Minecraft’s popular Hunger Games plugin and ARMA III has a dedicated game mode, but surprisingly there hasn’t been an entire game…
Every Insomnia event always features a plethora of special guests, mainly YouTubers and Twitch streamers, to speak on various panels and meet fans. Insomnia57 is set to be no different, with the first two groups of special guests now confirmed. Two of the biggest names to be attending are Syndicate and DanTDM/TheDiamondMinecart, both…
Last month at Insomnia 54 we had the chance to sit down with Craig 'Onscreen' Shanmon about his life a pro CS player and how things are changing for him and the scene. Here's what he had to say to us. VGU: Hey guys, I'm at i54 with Craig, better…
Bohemia Interactive have announced an exclusive First Look Livestream for its upcoming Arma 3 Marksmen DLC. The stream will be held on the official Arma 3 channel on Twitch this Saturday (March 7) at 17:00 UTC. Straight from Bohemia Interactive HQ in Prague, members of the Arma 3 development team…
Once a year, speed runners from all over the world come together for Awesome Games Done Quick, a special event where they play their favourite games live on Twitch to raise money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a charity that funds research to find ways to eradicate the life changing illness once…
H1Z1 will be launching soon for the public to purchase, and to get us in the mood, SOE is hosting a big streaming event. Early Access to Sony Online Entertainments take on the Zombie Apocalypse will be available for purchase in a weeks time, and to mark the occasion, Sony…
2014 is nearly over which means it is time for the mandatory ‘end of year’ list, where we sum up everything that’s gone on this year. 2014 has been a pretty lacklustre year if I am honest, being that awkward transitional year between last gen and current gen when everything…
Since the invention of internet video services such as YouTube and Twitch, many individuals have risen above the crowd to become streaming legends. Rob VanAlkemade, an indie film maker, has teamed up with Devolver Digital Films to reveal the journey of these new kind of celebrities in a film named…
Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2015 will feature Twitch functionality, a first for the series. The announcement was made by studio director Miles Jacobson at EGX. https://twitter.com/FootballManager/status/515128097193345024 Confirmed on Twitter by the official Football Manager and Twitch accounts, the announcement means players of the popular sports management series…
In its first week since launch, Destiny has been reported to have gained more Twitch viewership than any other console game launch in 2014 so far. "To date, Destiny is the biggest console game launch of the year on Twitch," said Matthew DiPietro, VP of Marketing, Twitch. "Our passionate community of broadcasters…
Just when it had been assumed that Google would be the successful buyer for video game streaming network Twitch, there has been a last minute entrant to the bidding war by the name of Amazon, and they have been chosen to purchase the company. Amazon are best known for their…
Streaming is a pretty standard thing these days, but letting your pets play your games is a new one by me. I wish i could say this was a joke, or that this was published on April 1st, but no, it's an actual thing. Set up with motion sensors and…
You may remember a couple of weeks ago an article about streamers we think you should be watching. One of the members of that list was DayZ streamer SilentSentry who we've managed to grab from his busy life to sit down for a quick interview about how he became so…
In an article released by Variety in the early hours of the morning, Youtube is reportedly buying up the livestreaming site Twitch for a billion dollars. Not only is this a huge amount of money for Youtube to spend on this acquisition but if proved true, it makes Youtube the…
Daylight has a few tricks up its ghost infested corridors, that that can leave an amateur horror survivor, like myself, guessing on a regular basis. Bringing a few layers to the horror survival genre, Daylight encourages the player to think carefully about their approach to escaping the labyrinth, with multiple…
To mark the launch of Zombie Studios first person survival horror, Daylight, you will find it at a discounted price for the PS4 is bought through the PSN. Playstation Plus subscribers will find the game at a 36% discount, while non PS+ members get a discount of 20%. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2yDL6Gy9FI Daylight subjects…
Twitch has released a new software development kit that allows mobile game developers build streaming directly into their apps. Twitch’s iOS and Android software kit was released on Wednesday March 5th, giving users the option to broadcast videos of themselves via their mobiles front camera and audio from internal/external microphones.…
A twitch channel has taken he internet by storm over the last few days - an experimental channel in which inputs in Pokémon Red are controlled by the Twitch chat. A sort of experiment, the channel is a good way of seeing the laws of probability in action as well…
Twitch Interactive is the new name for  the company behind Twitch.tv. Originally called  Justin.tv, they now formally trade under the name Twitch Interactive. This comes as the company grows - Twitch.tv reached 1 million active monthly broadcasters, reports OnGamers. Justin.tv launched seven years ago, and was the live streamer's choice…