Posts Tagged ‘Twitch’

IPE Update: A List Of Companies Subpoena’d By Twitch

It’s time to talk about Twitch again, and that means the Twitch v. John Doe lawsuit. When last we left our heroes, Twitch had filed suit in the Northern District of California against one hundred John Doe defendants for federal trademark infringement, breach of contract, trespass to chattels, and fraud. The lawsuit targeted the antics […]

The Division 2 Joins Twitch Rewards Starting Now

The Division 2 is the latest game to join the Twitch Prime reward factory, and you can get your hands on the first round of goodies starting as early as now. Over the course of the next few months, Twitch Prime members will be able to redeem a series of four apparel sets and a […]

In Plain English: Remember the Artifact Twitch Trolls? Twitch Is Suing Them

Donde los yikes! And some of you thought it wouldn’t get any crazier than Jagex suing anonymous cheaters. Those of you who follow internet drama very closely may recall that last month there was a bit of a controversy surrounding the Artifact category of Twitch streams. Specifically that people were using the service to stream […]

Jagex Distances Itself From Streamer Bully

Jagex has given a statement on an incident that took place over the weekend in which RuneScape streamer Aus Swag was banned from both Twitch and RuneScape for conduct during a live stream. Aus Swag called an individual live on air, one that he knew to be suicidal, and told her “I think you should […]

[Video] RuneScape: Meet Darren

This week Jagex released the latest trailer for RuneScape, introducing players to Darren, an adventurer who learns that you can’t just start off fighting three headed dragons. “Anybody who has played RuneScape over the years will know that seizing adventure with both hands will take them on a journey across the game world, whether that’s […]

Twitch Prime Members Get Sweet TERA Console Loot

TERA is live on Xbox and Playstation (provided you purchase a founder pack) an En Masse Entertainment has partnered with Twitch to offer a pack for Prime members. Log in to Twitch between March 27 and April 9 and pick up a code for a TERA pack usable on either console. Violette, a pet dragonette […]

Twitch Prime Offers RuneScape Goodies For April

Amazon Prime subscribers, among their other perks, enjoy access to Twitch Prime, a service that offers free channel subscriptions in addition to other monthly goods. This month, Twitch has partnered with Jagex to hand out a month of free membership and a few other bonuses. Log in to Twitch between April 11th and May 8th […]

Blizzard’s Silence Mechanic Exposed As Automated

Blizzard recently introduced a new moderation system to World of Warcraft, one that promised to implement account-wide punishment for abusive chat once a player was reported by a sufficient number of people. The description of silencing, as shown below, states that punishment is inflicted “after investigation,” presumably by a live customer support staffer. “Following the […]

Twitch Troll Loses Fifty Grand

You’ve got to pay the troll toll. Twitch has opened up new lifelines for online personalities over the past couple of years, with many making a fair amount of their income with those at the top living pretty lavishly off of subscriptions and donations. In fact, the service has become such a platform that one […]

Top 5: Ideas Twitch Can Adopt To Curb Racism

Today must be a day ending in ‘day,’ because Dreamhack has come and gone and the internet has once again shown itself to be a cesspool of racism and harassment. In the wake of people piling on to the Hearthstone stream to throw racist comments at finalist Terrance Miller, both Blizzard and Twitch have committed […]

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