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Death Stranding’s weird gameplay has people interested, at least

Death Stranding’s weird gameplay has people interested, at least

Death Stranding is out today, and if you're still not sure what to make of it now that the reviews have landed and the dust has settled a bit, you probably aren't alone. The latest from Hideo Kojima is definitely a weird one, but the seems to be working in the game's favor. That's because - at the time of this writing, at least - Death Stranding is the most-watched game on Twitch and it isn't even close.

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Shroud leaves Twitch for Mixer, leaving us wondering who’s next

Shroud leaves Twitch for Mixer, leaving us wondering who’s next

Earlier this year, Microsoft made a big move in the streaming space, striking a deal with Tyler "Ninja" Blevins that would see him jumping ship from Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer. As it turns out, Microsoft wasn't done with the power plays, as another big streamer - Michael "Shroud" Grzesiek - has announced that he'll be streaming exclusively on Mixer from here on out as well.

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Twitch’s new Watch Parties test taps Prime Video for movie night

Twitch’s new Watch Parties test taps Prime Video for movie night

Streaming platform Twitch is testing a new feature called 'Watch Parties' that allows streamers to watch movies from Prime Video with viewers who have a Prime subscription. The feature is only available to invited streamers at this time, but it hints at a future feature that'll make it possible for many people located around the world to tune into the same movie night.

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Fortnite’s world-ending gamble paid off for Epic

Fortnite’s world-ending gamble paid off for Epic

This has been quite the exciting week for Fortnite. Over the weekend, Epic basically hit the reset button on the game, deleting the map and leaving players staring at a black hole. The game was inaccessible for more than a day as players continued to be greeted by that black hole in-game and across Epic's social media. Then, today, Fortnite sprung back to live, with Epic kicking off Fortnite Chapter 2, which brings a new map and new mechanics along with it.

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Trump live streams on Twitch for 2020 election rally

Trump live streams on Twitch for 2020 election rally

Politicians are always looking to ways to appeal younger generations, and that's led some of them to turn to video game streaming platform Twitch. We can now add US President Donald Trump to that list, as he used the platform to stream a campaign rally from Minneapolis last night. That was likely the first of many Twitch livestreams for the President, who already has a verified account.

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It’s 2019 and Twitch finally has an official Apple TV app

It’s 2019 and Twitch finally has an official Apple TV app

Being one of the biggest live streaming services around, Twitch is obviously something that's available on a wide array of devices. Whether you want to watch on a desktop computer, game console or smartphone, there's probably an official Twitch app you can download to do just that. Up until today, that somehow wasn't true for Apple TV, but Twitch has fixed that oversight by rolling out an official app for Apple's media player.

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Games Done Quick Express 2019 begins: 5 speedruns to watch this weekend

Games Done Quick Express 2019 begins: 5 speedruns to watch this weekend

Even though it isn't quite time for another week-long Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon yet, GDQ is hosting a special weekend event at TwitchCon 2019. Games Done Quick Express, as it's called, has officially kicked off, and throughout the weekend, speedrunners attending TwitchCon will be showing off their skills. When everything is tallied up, Games Done Quick will be live for more than 50 hours this weekend, with plenty of speedruns to watch.

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Twitch drops a big redesign as TwitchCon 2019 draws near

Twitch drops a big redesign as TwitchCon 2019 draws near

On the eve of TwitchCon 2019, Twitch has rolled out a new design for its website. This brand refresh of sorts doesn't make a ton of drastic changes to the way Twitch looks, but those who are visiting the site today will definitely notice some differences from the Twitch they're used to.

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Ninja’s streaming platform war has begun

Ninja’s streaming platform war has begun

So far, Ninja's transition from Twitch to Mixer has been a smooth one. There's been surprisingly little controversy surrounding the fact that one of Twitch's biggest streamers signed an exclusivity deal with Mixer, but now things have taken a turn and Ninja doesn't seem to be happy about it.

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All-in-one Twitch Studio streaming app arrives for beta testing

All-in-one Twitch Studio streaming app arrives for beta testing

Streaming service Twitch is making it easier for anyone to stream on its platform via Twitch Studio, a streaming app that has arrived for beta testing. Twitch describes the software as an all-in-one solution for new streams, simplifying the setup process and offering tools for engaging with viewers.

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Twitch’s salty response to Ninja is perfect

Twitch’s salty response to Ninja is perfect

Last week, a Fortnite streamer named Tyler "Ninja" Blevins made a surprising announcement: he revealed that he's leaving Twitch, a platform on which he has more than 14 million followers, to begin streaming on Mixer full time. Mixer is, of course, Microsoft's own game streaming platform, and it isn't nearly as popular as Twitch is in terms of traffic.

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Ninja abandoned Twitch – are you all that shocked?

Ninja abandoned Twitch – are you all that shocked?

Twitch is home to a number of immensely popular streamers, but throughout the past couple of years, one of the most prolific has been Ninja. Ninja quickly became one of the biggest Fortnite streamers on the platform, and though his viewership has fluctuated since the game's launch, he's still one of the biggest streamers on the Twitch with more than 14.7 million followers.

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