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Gaming

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a 50 Hour ‘Donkey Kong 64’ Twitch Stream Restored My Faith in Humanity

Ocasio-Cortez crashed a Twitch stream raising money for a charity that focuses on helping transgender children.
Matthew Gault
1.22.19
tech

'Overwatch' Esports Pro Says 'Probably 20 Players' Use Adderall in the Official League

"imagine if it was illegal to completely use adderall, they'd be so fucked."
Emanuel Maiberg
11.13.18
streaming

"Streamer" Modes Are Usually Gimmicky BS, But in 'Dead Cells,' It's Magic

I finally beat 'Dead Cells' last week, but it didn't happen the way I expected. It happened with a community who was helping (and hurting) me the whole time.
Patrick Klepek
11.12.18
charity

Next Week, We’re Streaming 72 Hours to Raise Money for The Florence Project

The group provides free and legal social services to detained adults and unaccompanied children facing immigration removal. Let's help them.
Patrick Klepek
10.12.18
esports

One of Counter-Strike’s Leading Analysts Wants You to Know Alex Jones Rules

Duncan "Thorin" Shields has a long history of racist jokes, among other things. But next month's big tournament in New York, he'll be on stage, talking about Counter-Strike.
Patrick Klepek
8.16.18
Dark Souls

Sometimes, Fighting Depression Means Beating 'Dark Souls' Using Dance Pads

Louis "ATwerking Yoshi" Hamilton hasn't had an easy life, but overcoming ridiculous challenges, sometimes involving bananas, has helped.
Patrick Klepek
8.15.18
tech

‘Runescape’ Developers Delay Shutting Down Servers to Allow Weeping Fan to Complete One Final Quest

Press 'F' to pay respects.
Matthew Gault
8.8.18
Waypoint

Do Let's Plays and Streams Keep You From Buying Single-Player Games?

Hand-wringing over streaming culture sounds a lot like the hand-wringing over piracy.
Patrick Klepek
6.21.18
Postscript

Marathoning 'Dark Souls Remastered' Helped Me Love it Even More

We were willing to burn out for charity, but what happened was astonishing.
Cameron Kunzelman
6.1.18
Twitch

Pewdiepie Is Teaching His Audience that Women Are Asking For It

A feud between Felix "Pewdiepie" Kjellberg and a streamer who goes by "Alinity" encapsulates the way many gamers and Twitch streamers feel about women online.
Samantha Cole
5.25.18
Speedrunning

One of Zelda's Greatest Speedrunners Was Just Banned From Twitch

Narcissa Wright, who's largely moved away from speedrunning due to health issues, isn't sure why Twitch decided to kick her off.
Patrick Klepek
5.15.18
Twitch

When This Streamer Tried to Make Going Viral His Job It Went Horribly Wrong

A 'World of Warcraft' joke pushed Ian Xplosion into the spotlight, and he decided to make the most of it. Then, he got evicted.
Patrick Klepek
4.26.18
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