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Justin.tv shuts down as Twitch goes all-in on video game broadcasting

Twitch shut down Justin.tv this week, putting an end to the streaming platform's seven-year run, as the company is now focusing its resources on Twitch. Videos on Justin.tv are no longer available to view, and those with active premium pro accounts should receive an email about getting refunded....

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Japan gets Niconico PS4 streaming on April 30

PlayStation 4 owners in Japan will have the option to stream gameplay to Niconico, a site that lets users upload, view and share video clips, starting April 30, Sony announced (as translated by Gematsu). Those visiting the Nico Nico Super Conference 3 on April 26 and April 27 will be able to test...

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Access Twitch servers from Paris, with love

Gameplay broadcasting platform Twitch announced the addition of servers in Paris, France, bolstering the service's stability in Europe. The Paris addition is just the latest in a string of Twitch overhauls; Twitch also upgraded its infrastructure this month in Dallas and London while Los Angeles...

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First Twitch broadcasting iOS game is Gameloft racer Asphalt 8

The first mobile game to include Twitch broadcast options within the app is Gameloft's Asphalt 8: Airborne, Twitch announced today. An upcoming update for the iOS racing game will allow players to stream gameplay, their voices and faces using the iPhone and iPad's front-facing cameras and view...

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Xbox One Twitch broadcasting update hits tonight

Twitch broadcasting will land on Xbox One at 4PM PT (7PM ET) today, March 10, a full day before we expected it to hit. Twitch first announced that streaming capabilities on Xbox One would debut alongside Titanfall, which launches on March 11, or at midnight tonight. ​Twitch announced the new...

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Watch Major Nelson explain Twitch broadcasting on Xbox One

The imminent addition of Twitch broadcasting to the Xbox One has prompted preternaturally winsome Xbox spokesman Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb to narrate the above walkthrough of the service. Those familiar with Twitch broadcasting on the PlayStation 4 will notice that both services share a core...

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Twitch opens the doors for iOS and Android broadcasting

Video game broadcasting service Twitch announced an expansion of its streaming services to a new branch of gaming platforms today: mobile devices. Players will be able to stream, capture and archive gameplay on both Android and iOS once developers enable the functionality in their games with...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts update improves Xbox 360 Broadcaster stability

Players who have suffered a game crash bug while broadcasting in Call of Duty: Ghosts on Xbox 360 should find the game is now more amenable after a new update. Broadcaster mode is Infinity Ward's take on the CODCast mode found in Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, allowing players to set up...

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EA Sports expands its 'Virtual Playbook' to soccer broadcasts

When the EA Sports "Virtual Playbook" -- an augmented reality technology that allows sports analysts to run somewhat creepy simulations in their TV studios with life-sized virtual players from EA Sports games -- made its debut in September 2008 on ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown show, EA Sports hype...

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Should the BBC be doing games?

The British Broadcasting Corporation, as a public service corporation, is in an interesting position with regards to gaming. Broadcasting is moving away from just providing TV and radio programmes towards interactive content; the BBC's remit is to "educate, inform and entertain". With...

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