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Report: Google deal to acquire Twitch for $1 billion is so on

Google has acquired Twitch for $1 billion, Venture Beat reports, citing people "familiar with the matter." This follows a report in May that Google (via YouTube) was in talks to acquire Twitch. Twitch offered no comment on the new claim. Venture Beat notes that details are scarce on the deal and...

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Watch Nintendo's E3 2014 livestream here [Update: It's over!]

Nintendo will reveal the future of the Wii U and 3DS today in a special E3 livestream at 9:00AM PT (12:00PM ET), and we'll be on hand to dish out commentary and context in our liveblog. Best of all, there's no saying what will be announced today! Will Nintendo of America President Reggie...

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Watch PlayStation's E3 2014 press conference over here [Update: It's over!]

PlayStation's E3 2014 press conference will be live on this very page at 6:00 p.m. PT (9:00 p.m. ET). When paired with our liveblog, you have a torrential downpour of PlayStation news and footage. Now that the PlayStation 4 had a few months of life, it's time to talk about games, there's a pretty...

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Watch EA's E3 2014 press conference right here [Update: It's over!]

Find out what new games are coming from EA with us on our liveblog and in video form on this page. The action begins at 12:00 p.m. PT (3:00 p.m. ET). The publisher's E3 2014 press conference in Los Angeles will feature games like Dragon Age: Inquisition and Battlefield Hardline, spotlight the...

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Pokemon Company to stream national championships on Twitch

The Pokemon Company announced that the upcoming 2014 Pokemon US National Championships will be livestreamed for the first time via its Twitch channel. The event kicks off at noon Eastern time on July 5, with Pokemon X and Pokemon Y players competing in a Swiss-system tournament. Pokemon Trading...

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Twitch schedules its E3 broadcasts

Video game streaming platform Twitch signed a three-year deal in March to be the official streaming partner of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While we'll have wall-to-wall coverage of next week's avalanche of announcements and other gaming goodies, those looking to watch live broadcasts of...

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Sony to stream The Order: 1886 gameplay at 4pm ET

Sony will livestream PS4 gameplay for The Order: 1886 on its Twitch channel today. The console manufacturer teased a "sneak peek at new gameplay from an upcoming PS4 title" today via PlayStation Blog, sporting an image with The Order's logo. Unless this is one elaborate bait-and-switch, the game...

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PlayStation Now streaming service enters PS4 beta tomorrow

The closed beta phase of PlayStation Now for PS4 will begin tomorrow, Sony announced. The service's beta program has been available for PS3 after invites went out to players in late January. PlayStation Now was announced in January as a service that allows players to stream PS3 games to their...

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Twitch Plays Pokemon gambles with Pokemon Stadium 2

Gone are the days when Twitch Plays Pokemon was just a random crowd-play experiment based on a popular Game Boy RPG. Not only has the livestreamed game moved on to Pokemon Platinum for Nintendo DS, but it now features another game on the stream entirely: Pokemon Stadium 2 for Nintendo 64. Now,...

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Nintendo opts for livestreamed press event, game demos at E3

Nintendo announced that its plans for E3 this year in June won't include a traditional in-person press conference, as it will opt for a Nintendo Direct video stream as well as a series of livestreamed demos. This is the publisher's second year of handling E3 in this manner; Nintendo established its...

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