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Journalists try out the original version of "Super Mario Bros." inside The Art of Video Games exhibition on March 15, 2012 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Video Games As A Spectator Sport?

In some ways, video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch their friends play “Pac-Man” or “Street Fighter II.”

08/27/2014

Two young men playing video game in dorm room, side view

Amazon Buying Twitch For $970 Million

Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash, as it seeks to take part in video gaming’s growth as an online spectator sport.

08/26/2014

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Twitch Broadcasting Coming To Xbox One

The popular video game broadcasting service Twitch is bringing a slew of fresh features to Microsoft’s Xbox One. The update will be available to users next month.

02/25/2014