Funko have shared images from their latest line of Wonder Woman Pop!s and Dorbz - and this time, Antiope is included!Read More
Things We Saw Today: Feel Better About Life and the World With Twitch’s 18-Day Mister Rogers Marathon
It's easy to go down a rabbit-hole of negativity these days with everything going on in the world, but for the next sixteen days and change, there is at least one source of positivity and love that is here for us. Twitch is running an 18-day marathon of the children's classic TV show, Mister Rogers Neighborhood.Read More
Depending on the audience, the chat function on Twitch can either be a friendly experience or a nightmare. Not only do larger audiences make the chats extremely hard to follow at times, but that devolution can come with a bit of intentional nastiness on the side. Now, Twitch has introduced a moderation tool to combat the more toxic participants.Read More
Things We Saw Today: The Rock and Lin-Manuel Miranda Take Us Behind the Scenes of Millennials: The Musical
Millennials: The Musical comes out on Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Youtube channel 11/29, but here's a look behind the scenes.Read More
The Mary Sue Interview: The Ladies of Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role Explain How D&D Changed Their Lives
Every Thursday at 7 pm PST, a group of, in their own words, "nerdy-ass" voice-actors get together to play their Dungeons & Dragons campaign live as part of Geek & Sundry's hit series, Critical Role.Read More
Admit it: you saw this coming. There's a brand new show coming to Twitch called Fireside and Chill, and it combines dating with one of eSports' biggest titles: Hearthstone.Read More
This panel at Twitch was part of an independent event series called "Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners," which aims to bring together women who work in tech.Read More
How this video isn't called "Show Me Your Moves," I'll never understand.
Twitch streamer ATwerkingYoshi beat Super Smash Bros. Melee with nothing more than a Dance Dance Revolution dance pad and his feet. Oh, and some pretty sweet moves.Read More
Go on, then. Get your fix of happy little trees, why don't you?Read More
She was painting a beautiful scene, talking incredibly kindly and peacefully... and that's when the jokes and awful comments came out of the woodworks.Read More
Twitch, one of gaming's most popular streaming platforms, has a strict policy when it comes to streaming games with sexual content; any game with nudity as a "core focus or feature" will get the streamer in hot water. Indie developer Robert Yang, whose games often include sexual themes, nudity, and social commentary about the gay community, has earned the dubious honor of becoming one of Twitch's most-banned developers.Read More
Smash Bros. Melee Demonstrates eSports’ Power With Record-Breaking Fighting Game Viewership at Evo Tournament
Yeah, you read that right: a 14-year-old game that's had two sequels became, not for the first time in its lifespan, the most-watched fighting game ever at this year's massive Evo 2015 fighting game tournament with 205 thousand viewers as Adam "Armada" Lindgren took first place over Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma in grand finals. It's time to pay attention to eSports.Read More
Today in "stuff that shouldn't fit right into our gaming tag..."
In addition to featuring prominently in Law and Order's upcoming Gamergate episode, the practice of swatting (falsifying claims with the aim of sending armed law enforcement to a target's house) is gaining more national attention following the raid of 27-year-old veteran and Twitch streamer Joshua Peters' home and the unrelated arrest of 19-year-old swatter Brandon Wilson.Read More
"Don't shoot my face!"
Ever played an point-and-click adventure game and thought, "You know what would be really cool? If they put this game on a big movie screen and made the entire audience vote in with their suggestions of which dialogue options to choose like a giant well-organized version of Twitch Plays Pokémon." Well, good news! If you're a fan of the Borderlands games and you live in Texas—so, you know, in an actual border land—then your dreams are about to come true.Read More
Because sexist dress codes do no one any good.
The 970 million dollar game-streaming service, Twitch, just updated their Rules of Conduct to disallow “sexually suggestive” clothing, including outright toplessness (gasp!).Read More
Obviously, he is not a golfer.
ESPN President John Skipper didn't hold back when asked how he felt about Amazon's nearly $1 billion dollar purchase of online video game streaming platform Twitch. He's got some feelings about the legitimacy of eSports and online streaming.Read More
It's dangerous to stream alone. Take this.
The PAX Prime gaming convention runs from today, August 29, 2014 to September 1, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. But you can still get in on all the fun thanks to a whole bunch of streams on Twitch. We've collected some of the biggest ones and their stream schedules for you here to simplify your life.Read More
So when do we get Twitch Plays Amazon?
Remember a few weeks ago when everyone said Google was going to buy Twitch? And then remember a few weeks after that, when more people said Google was going to buy Twitch, and everyone seemed pretty sure it was a done deal? Surprise! Twitch has announced that they're being bought by Amazon! Oh, you thought I was going to say Google? Yeah, you're not the only one.Read More
"The geek shall inherit the Earth." -The Bible, I think.
Continuing the unstoppable conquest of eSports, Valve's Dota 2 will be played in the largest in-person eSports event ever held on the East coast during the New York Super Week of New York Comic-Con in October. The finals of the ESL One global Dota 2 tournament will be played out live in front of thousands of spectators at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.Read More
Twitch rolled out some updates today that, while understandable, could have used a little help in the execution department.Read More