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6th Annual New York Game Awards on January 19

Tune in on Twitch to watch the 6th annual New York Video Game Awards on January 19.

The New York Videogame Critics Circle has held the New York Game Awards ceremony for the past five years, and they’ll be doing it again on Janurary 19 at the Abrons Art Center Playhouse. For those who want to watch but can’t attend in person, the entire show will be streamed on Twitch at 7:15 East Coast Time. Historically, Daily ...

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Star Citizen to Use Amazon Lumberyard

Star Citizen - the massive crowd-funded space exploration sim - uses Amazon's Lumberyard engine.

Yesterday, on December 23, Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) announced that their upcoming and highly anticipated space sims Star Citizen and Squadron 42 will use the Amazon Lumberyard engine. Amazon’s game engine, Lumberyard, is an impressive free AAA engine that not only allows game designers to design incredibly detailed 3D games (as shown by the immaculate screen shots of both games ...

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YouTube Gaming app announced

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For about a decade, YouTube has been the world’s go to spot for finding nearly any video they want. Everything from movie clips, to music videos, or people simply acting stupid can be found on the incredibly successful website. Since it’s release, however, other companies and websites have found their own success by having more focus in their content. Netflix ...

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Opt in for the new YouTube player

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Tired of YouTube’s plain-old video player? Then try out the new beta player that is ready for playtesting. The new player has a transparent interface, which floats above the video being played. Other improvements include scalability across different screen-sizes, making sure those watching on a 4K display won’t have to deal with a tiny user interface. If better 4K playback ...

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Twitch Bans Streaming Of AO Games

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Months ago, the gaming community – and those outside of it – were up in arms over the trailer for the game Hatred. The trailer featured explicit violence with no comic undertones, and was labeled by many as something without any taste. Apparently, those working at Twitch have agreed with that camp. As part of their official blog, twitch has ...

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Can MLG.TV challenge Twitch’s streaming service?

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If you were to travel back in time about ten years and tell me that one day in the future that people would flock in drones to watch people play videogames, I probably would have called you crazy. I also would have been very wrong. What used to be a pipe dream for gamers has quickly become today’s reality. In the ...

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Twitch Resets Passwords After Possible Breach

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According to a post on the official Twitch blog, there was a possible breach of security which allowed unauthorized access to information such as passwords, limited credit card information, email address, and other information. This Twitch breach prompted them to reset passwords and expire stream keys, as well as removing any links to your Twitter and YouTube accounts. As a result ...

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Twitch Will Host Brand-New Gaming Convention This Fall

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Twitch, the social video broadcasting platform for gamers, has announced that they will be hosting their inaugural TwitchCon, a new gaming convention, this fall. The convention will be held in the website’s host city of San Francisco at the Moscone Center from September 25 to 26. The Moscone Center is a frequent host of technology events from Apple and Google. Right ...

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