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This week: Special Guest and Overwatch Correspondent Kyle (aka Akilyte) joins us to talk Overwatch League's road to The Grand Finals, the crew plays The Last Word, does Twitch offer parental controls, plus routing toxicity in online games - is it even possible?
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Reports say that ESL has been selected to host the first Valve Major of 2019. This came as a surprise to many because ESL has an exclusive distribution contract with YouTube and Facebook. Valve typically picks tournaments with the greatest ease of access for their Majors. It is possible that the tournament will be IEM...
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The NA LCS is in the midst of one of the weirdest splits the game has had, but they crossed a major milestone. During a game between Optic Gaming and FlyQuest, their channel officially became the first in Twitch’s history to cross 1 billion views. The journey to 1 billion started back on September 8th...
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This week: Esports comes to high school, #ExplainAGamePlotBadly, the future of battle royale games, God of War and streaming vs pro play - which is more worth it?
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The inaugural NBA 2K League draft was met with somewhat mixed reviews. However, that hasn’t stopped Twitch from stepping up and making an investment in the League. Twitch officially acquired the rights to the 2018 season of the 2K League, securing exclusive streaming rights to every game this year. The terms of the contract were...
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Cinedigm is launching the WHAM Network, a 24/7 esports coverage network on Twitch. The network will cover industry news, the celebrity gaming scene, in depth coverage of live events, and offer gamer-focused original series. It will spotlight a range of programming, including esports tournaments and highlights, Clip Blip – an America’s Funniest Home Videos style show,...
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Turner and ELEAGUE announced a new competition for Street Fighter V that will gather twenty four of the world’s best players to compete. The prize pool is set at $250,000, and the tournament will run for five weeks starting on June 1st. The action will air on both Twitch and TBS on Fridays. Source: Esports...
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The relationship between Twitch and Dreamhack has been one of the longest lasting partnerships in esports. It should come as no surprise that they marked their 10 year anniversary of working together. Twitch and Dreamhack inked another multi-year deal. The deal will include broadcast rights in thirteen languages and we will see Twitch as the...
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Most of the feats you can feasibly imagine for Dark Souls have been done by now, but every so often, one pops up that is amazing. After a year of trying, The_Happy_Hob managed to beat all three Dark Souls games without taking a single hit except for scripted ones. The victory follows a crushing failure...
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Twitch has partnered with 1,000 Dreams Fund to help provide the BroadcastHER Grant. The organizations will award at least two grants to high school or college women every semester, ranging from $500 to $2,000. The grant may be used for conference travel, equipment upgrades, workshops, or other tools to further their career as streamers. Source:...
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