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Topic: Twitch.tv

Why Amazon's Deal With Twitch Makes Sense

Mobile and streaming video are priorities for both

While it may have come out of left field, analysts believe that the Amazon-Twitch acquisition deal—worth a princely sum of $970 million—sounds like a perfect match. There's no denying that Google would…

Amazon—Not YouTube—Acquires Twitch

Gaming video site reportedly sells for $970 million

In a surprising move, leading gaming-themed streaming video portal Twitch announced today that it has been purchased by Amazon. The Seattle-based e-commerce company confirmed the deal, saying it acquired the online…

Twitch Responds to User Backlash

Unpopular new terms include muting unlicensed music

For people who watch live-stream gaming for hours at a time, music is a lot more than just a soundtrack. The management of video streaming service Twitch.tv found out just…

Report: YouTube to Acquire Twitch for $1 Billion

Portal boasts 90-plus percent ad completion rate

Is YouTube making a play in the livestreamed video game world? It has offered to buy eSports streaming portal Twitch for more than $1 billion, according to a Variety report.…

Video Game Streaming Site Twitch Goes Mobile

Hopes to expand audience to include casual gamers

Jayson Love works a regular 40-hour a week job. From Monday through Friday, the creator of the Twitch channel ManVsGame logs on around midnight to settle into eight hours of…

Twitch Bids Adieu to CBSi Ad Sales

ESports hub sets up internal sales team led by CRO Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Twitch.tv, one of the principal players in the growing eSports genre (i.e. watching people play video games), will stop selling its ad inventory through CBS Interactive's sales team and will instead…

Video Games: The New Porn?

Live gaming webcasts draw huge numbers

Remember how you used to say it was just as much fun to watch your big brother play Nintendo as to play yourself? That’s now a very successful business model. According…

CBS Interactive Games Links Twitch.tv With GameSpot, Partners With Pro Gamer Orgs

Company sees ad opportunity for live gaming streams

CBS Interactive Games is adding the virtual equivalent of a live sports feed to its GameSpot site. Twitch.tv, which streams competitive multiplayer games around the world, will provide live streams…

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