Video Game Streams Have Larger Audience than Most Sporting Events

The World Series, the NBA Finals, and the League of Legends Season 3 World Championship all have something in common. They are all major sporting events with millions of viewers. Isn’t League of Legends a video game? Yes, it is. And the Season 3 World Championship had more viewers than either of the other events mentioned in 2013. Tickets to live gaming championships (like the Dota 2 International Championship) sell out in record time. Continue reading “Video Game Streams Have Larger Audience than Most Sporting Events”

Twitch Cutting Streams with Non-Gaming Related Content

After various news reports over the weekend showcasing lewd or otherwise objectionable streams on their service, Twitch.tv is bringing out the ban hammer and is cleaning house. Twitch.tv is a video game streaming service, and they are cracking down on users who are streaming illegitimate content as according to their Terms of Service. Continue reading “Twitch Cutting Streams with Non-Gaming Related Content”