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DMCA strikes and Twitch Streamers Protest

There are hundreds of videos that have been taken down by Twitch due to copyright infringement and streamers are not happy about it. There was a time when Twitch only received close to 50 DMCA notifications per year but now these numbers have reached thousands per year.

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Amazon will charge you a monthly game subscription bill. Ring a bell? Yes, just like a TV cable service.

Monthly game subscription you say? Yes, Amazon’s Luna is officially rolled out to testers for beta and we have some exciting information on its User Interface and gameplay. Amazon gave invitations to a small set of customers in the US, yes, it is limited to the US only.

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Twitch Deletes Waves of Videos in a Stern Action Against Copyrighted Content

Twitch has taken down several videos from partnered streamers channels earlier this week in what is described as the strongest action taken against copyrighted content to date. The mass-ban continued on content that was found to include copyright infringement material.

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China revises law for minors to protect against game addiction

Addiction to anything is injurious, ladies and gentlemen, and China has recently revised its laws pertaining to internet addiction and minors. China has asked online service providers to restrict time and internet consumption limits for children. Of course they mean Game Addiction!

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New Cloud Gaming Service is Set to Launch; Amazon Luna

Amazon is a new contender in the Cloud gaming market, and I bet that no one will take it lightly. The news came out yesterday that Amazon, at its annual Alexa Hardware event, is set to launch its new cloud gaming platform at some point in the near future. Luna will have a $5.99 per month introductory price in its early access phase. It is going to be supported across mainland US at the start and no support for Hawaii, Alaska, and the US territories. Yes, fellow, at the moment it is extremely limited.

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Ubisoft and Parsec Partnership

Ubisoft has gone deeper and farther into the world of game streaming by joining hands with new Parsec partnership. Game streaming and Ubisoft are no strangers given the past with Google Stadia but now it seems that Ubisoft is comfortable exploring and expanding this technology with new partners like Parsec.

In a blog written by Parsec, this multi-year will see Ubisoft using Parsec’s platform and technology to “power in-game experiences, demos, events and other projects.”

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Twitch Versus Facebook Gaming

With Mixer users now being forwarded to Facebook Gaming, video game live streaming is down to Facebook and Twitch.

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Deloitte: Games and streaming services fight it out during pandemic

U.S. gamers and movie watchers are binging on entertainment during the pandemic, and game companies and streaming movie services are vying with each other to get consumers to sign up for their services, according to Deloitte‘s 14th annual Digital Media Trends report.

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Game Streaming Technologies

What is game streaming, what kind of technologies are out there? These questions I do get a lot, so I thought to write a short article about game streaming technologies.

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