From Affiliates now earning ad revenue to the new Creator Dashboard, let’s look at some of the new and upcoming features on Twitch

At the end of September, Twitch unveiled a host of new features coming to the platform in the coming year. There’s a lot of exciting stuff for viewers and creators to enjoy! This post won’t cover all of the announcements, but I wanted to cover the things that I found the most interesting. Let’s go!

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Some Notes from the 2018 Game Awards

Will be the first to admit that I didn’t watch the show live. Though the Boss Rush crew originally had plans on streaming a live reaction, it’s not every day that you get the opportunity to watch Home Alone with a live orchestra providing the score. I got home just in time to watch the last two award presentations and have more-or-less caught up on the reveals.

You will find better and more comprehensive notes about The Game Awards from pretty much anywhere else on the internet. But if you want personalized notes about the specific things I care about, stick with me!

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Dead Island Trailer


I normally don’t write about game trailers. The majority of the time, they’re simply CG sizzle reels that don’t show you any gameplay. As a knowledgeable (and sometimes jaded) gamer, I know better than to put a lot of weight into a video game trailer with no gameplay.

The Dead Island trailer, which doesn’t feature any gameplay, may very well just be another mediocre zombie game along the lines of Left 4 Dead. However, I can’t deny the fact that the trailer pulled at my heart strings in a way no video game trailer has done before. Click through to see it for yourself.

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