Sony’s next-gen PlayStation 4 video game console will launch in the US on November 15 and Europe on November 29. The release date was confirmed during a press event at Gamescom in Cologne today. The system runs on an 8-core x86 processor this time around and comes fitted with a 500GB hard drive, a Blu-ray/DVD Continue Reading →
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On Monday at its E3 press conference, Microsoft announced that it has integrated with live-streaming site Twitch to allow live streaming and viewing from its upcoming Xbox One game console. The integration will allow Xbox Gold Live customers to instantly broadcast their game streams to their own Twitch channels, as well as view the streams Continue Reading →
Some numbers just stick out. Joe DiMaggio hit safely in 56 straight games. UCLA Men’s Basketball won 88 in a row. And for the classic gaming niche, Victor Ali’s 80,364,995 points on a single quarter in Missile Command looms just as large. This past weekend, however, seemingly out of nowhere, a challenger rose up and Continue Reading →
Twitch, which was started by the people at Justin.TV, has raised more money to continue building an online video platform where viewers can watch live footage of videogames being played. The experience can be analogous to watching a professional basketball or football game on TV, especially as videogames increasingly become a rival to other major Continue Reading →
The next time someone says there’s no future in playing video games, you can point them here. Twitch.TV awarded five $10,000 scholarships to students after receiving hundreds of applications for their scholarship program, announced in June. One of the winners is Kelli Dunlap, a 26-year-old doctoral candidate at the American School of Professional Psychology in Continue Reading →
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