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AGDQ 2022 kicks off this weekend: Where and when to watch

AGDQ 2022 kicks off this weekend: Where and when to watch

With Christmas and New Year's Day firmly in the rearview, speedrunning enthusiasts are getting excited for an entirely different type of winter event: Awesome Games Done Quick. The annual speedrunning marathon returns this weekend, and even though AGDQ 2022 will be online-only once again, the event will still offer an entire week's worth of speedruns to watch. Here's where and when you'll need to tune in to catch AGDQ 2022, along with a few speedruns we're excited to see ourselves.

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This is why you didn’t get a Twitch Recap

This is why you didn’t get a Twitch Recap

Social networks and media-serving platforms aplenty have participated in the "Recap" this year. The most popular of the bunch here at the tail end of 2021 is likely Spotify Wrapped, while the not-quite-the-same but sort of similar YouTube Rewind has been cancelled for two years running. The game streaming video company Twitch has their own version of the service, called Twitch Recap.

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How to watch The Game Awards 2021 streaming live

How to watch The Game Awards 2021 streaming live

Today is a big day for the games industry, as The Game Awards is returning tonight. Not only will the show dole out awards to a variety of games across many categories, but we'll also be getting some new game reveals as well. In short, there's going to be a little something for everyone, even those who aren't interested in awards shows in general.

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Twitch Nintendo Switch first impressions: Why is Netflix still MIA?

Twitch Nintendo Switch first impressions: Why is Netflix still MIA?

Twitch made a surprise appearance on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week, becoming one of the few media apps available on the platform. The addition of Twitch continues this slow, seemingly random drip release of media apps for the Switch that we've seen since launch. Unfortunately, there are a large number of media apps that could be on the Switch but aren't - a fact that's brought back to the forefront whenever a new media app makes its way to the eShop.

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AGDQ 2022 full schedule revealed: Speedruns we’re looking forward to

AGDQ 2022 full schedule revealed: Speedruns we’re looking forward to

The schedule for Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 has been revealed, and as always, we've got a week's worth of speedruns to sift through now that it's live. Previously, Games Done Quick announced the games list for AGDQ 2022, but now with the full schedule out in the open, we get to see how each day of the event will play out. For Games Done Quick veterans, there's even one surprising change this year.

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Xbox preview brings big updates to Twitch streaming and cloud gaming

Xbox preview brings big updates to Twitch streaming and cloud gaming

Microsoft has launched a new Xbox Preview, and it's a big one. For starters, the new preview going live today adds Twitch integration to the Xbox dashboard. While users have always been able to stream using the Twitch Xbox app, it's been a while since they were last able to start up a Twitch stream through the dashboard itself. The preview also brings cloud streaming functionality to Xbox One, giving Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers the chance to play Xbox Series X/S games without upgrading their hardware.

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Twitch data breach update brings users good news

Twitch data breach update brings users good news

Earlier this month, Twitch suffered a major security breach in which many details about the website and its streamers were leaked to the internet. While it seems the extent of the breach is still being investigated, Twitch has provided an update about its findings so far, and it's made a big confirmation for users who were worried that their personal information or login credentials were leaked.

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Twitch data breach: Everything you need to know

Twitch data breach: Everything you need to know

Twitch, the popular Amazon-owned video streaming service is hit by a major hack attack leaving the platform exposed open on both ends. This is one of the most embarrassing hacks in recent times and places a big question mark on Twitch’s security measures in place. This attack was executed by an anonymous hacker who has done more damage to the video game streaming platform than ever imagined.

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Twitch resets stream keys as investigation into breach continues

Twitch resets stream keys as investigation into breach continues

Yesterday wasn't a great day for Twitch or its streamers. Early in the day, we learned that Twitch had allegedly suffered a massive leak that exposed a ton of information about the site and those who stream on it. Later in the day, Twitch confirmed that a breach did indeed happen but didn't comment on its extent. Now the company is back with an update, revealing that it has reset users' stream keys just to be safe.

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Twitch offers details on the scope of its data breach

Twitch offers details on the scope of its data breach

Popular streaming service Twitch confirmed yesterday that a data breach had occurred that leaked a massive amount of data into the wild. Twitch said yesterday, when it first announced the data breach occurred, it was working to understand the extent of the breach and promised to share more information when available. Some reports have suggested that 125 gigabytes of data had been leaked due to the attack, including full Twitch source code and payout information for the platform's top streamers.

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Twitch confirms data breach but remains silent on scope

Twitch confirms data breach but remains silent on scope

Earlier today, we heard a rather shocking report which claimed that Twitch may have suffered a massive data breach. The report even went so far as to claim that the "entirety" of Twitch had been leaked, and indeed, the supposed hacker behind that breach published a 125GB torrent filled with information including Twitch's source code and the payout details for the platform's top streamers. Now, Twitch has confirmed that it did indeed suffer a breach but has stopped short of confirming the extent.

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Massive Twitch leak reveals source code, streamer payouts

Massive Twitch leak reveals source code, streamer payouts

Today is probably not a good day for the folks over at Twitch, as a massive leak has seemingly revealed a ton of information about the website. The leaked information was originally posted to 4chan in a whopping 125GB torrent. It apparently contains things like many years of Twitch source codes and streamer payout reports dating back to 2019.

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