A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest day, then shot two people to death nearby in an attack that was livestreamed on a popular gaming site.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
You might block someone on Twitter, but have you ever shut out a game? That’s what happened to us with Roblox — while we were ignoring it, Roblox has quietly become the world’s most popular game. As of this month, there are 100 million active users, making it more popular than both Minecraft and Fortnite.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
There can only be one. Highlander may have coined the phrase, but Fortnite has owned it. On Sunday, it was the high ground (not the highland) that won the day, with a peerless performance by 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf, better known as Bugha, crowning him World Champion.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Forced Showdown, an upcoming deck-building meets twin stick combat game from BetaDwarf, will take an interesting approach to its launch price. Essentially, the price will be dictated by how many people watch pre-launch streams of the game on Twitch.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
So YouTube Gaming launched a while back, essentially like Twitch but owned by Google instead of Amazon and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel did a sketch saying that watching people playing games was stoopid. The spelling is like that on purpose.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015