Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be available for free from July 28 to July 31 for Xbox One and Windows PC players via the Xbox store or Steam and Uplay on PC. Placing players in the center of dangerous close-quarter confrontations, teams must work together to breach the enemy’s position by utilizing competitive and strategic gameplay skills. Players can try out the operators and experience the game’s destructible environmental tactical gameplay.   Fans and players can tune in to watch a live stream of the Season Two Xbox Pro League Finals and watch the top Rainbow Six Siege players … Continue reading

Twitch Announces TwitchCon 2015

First official Twitch community convention comes to Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA on September 25-26   Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, today announced TwitchCon 2015, the company’s first ever convention dedicated to Twitch’s community of partners, broadcasters, and viewers. What: TwitchCon When: September 25–26, 2015 Where: Moscone West, San Francisco, CA Created as a celebration of all things Twitch, the convention will attract members of the Twitch community from all over the globe. Attendees will have the chance to mingle with each other and their favorite broadcasters, experience live content from the convention … Continue reading

Amazon Buys Twitch

  Remember when Google was going to buy Twitch for 1 billion dollars? Well, not anymore. Amazon has stepped in and is on the verge of acquiring Twitch for just under 1 billion dollars. It is being reported that its a cash deal.  Sounds like pretty sweet deal for Twitch’s Justin Kan and Emmet Shear.     But what does this mean for streamers and viewers? Immediately, probably not much,  But down the line, who knows?   We may see a service become  subscription based. Amazon has its on-demand service, Amazon Prime, so only time will tell.  If that happens, expect … Continue reading

Youtube May Buyout Twitch for $1Billion Dollars

There are multiple reports out there right now, some from very reputable sources, indicating that Google will purchase Youtube rival Twitch for 1 Billion dollars.  Yes, you read that right, One Billion Dollars. Twitch, launched in June 2011, is the most popular Internet destination for watching and broadcasting videogame play.  Twitch had been gaining more and more popularity in recent time on Google’s Youtube, and has actually been more popular for the live streaming of videogames and other live events. It is important to note, reports are still early, and no deal is imminent.  We can’t know how accurate the … Continue reading