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Sony discontinuing PS Now on all platforms save PS4 and PC

Sony is discontinuing its PlayStation Now streaming service on all platforms except the PS4 and PC. Starting from August 15th 2017, users will no longer be able to access the service on their PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation TV, or any Sony Bravia TV, Sony Blu-ray player, or Samsung TV. …

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Twitch’s new Communities to help aid discoverability

Twitch has launched its new Communities feature, an open beta directory that allows creators and viewers to discover and share content based on their interests more easily. The service, which starts today, will supplement Twitch’s existing directory, but will also allow users to organise their profiles into interest or activity-based …

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Versus Evil announces first charity streaming event

US indie games publisher Versus Evil has announced its very first charity streaming event. Dubbed the Versus Evil Charity Clash, streamers will be representing one of four main charities and will go head to head with other players in Tim Conkling’s upcoming turn-based strategy game, Antihero. The event will take …

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Azubu acquires Hitbox

Azubu has announced that it has acquired rival streaming platform Hitbox.  The deal, which was reported by the LA Times, is apparently worth “tens of millions of dollars in cash,” and sees Hitbox merge into the Azubu company.  In early 2017 the company will launch a new service that combined …

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Riot and BAMTech strike $50m a year monetisation partnership

League of Legends developer Riot Games and MLB Advanced Media’s BAMTech have entered into an exclusive monetisation and commercialisation partnership worth at least $50m per year. Yahoo reports that the deal will run until 2023 and applies globally. Riot’s co-head of eSports and head of merchandising Jarred Kennedy has assured …

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Twitch opens up to non-gaming content with IRL section

Twitch has announced a new section called IRL that allows streamers to broadcast non gaming related content.  Until now Twitch has only allowed gaming or creative content, although the introduction of the food section and the many Bob Ross marathons made this rule a little pointless. Now that rule has …

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Twitch loosens guidelines with new IRL category

Twitch has today launched a brand new content category called IRL. Designed to enable Twitch creators to share content from their everyday lives in addition to traditional gameplay videos, Twitch hopes IRL will encourage users to interact with their fans more closely and create tighter-knit communities. Twitch says the category …

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Xbox Streaming device was real, report claims

Microsoft was ready to announce and release a streaming Xbox device intended to launch shortly after E3. That’s the claim in a new report from Windows Central. Shortly before E3 this year reports suggested that Microsoft would announce three devices at the trade event – a slim Xbox One, a …

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