Research Post 9

One of the largest players on the spectator gaming scene is Twitch.com

For those who don’t know, Twitch is a streaming site, where people will play games and show the footage live online, while people comment in the chatbox and talk to the streamer as well as each other. This article gives us a little bit about Twitch’s history, and shows us two different popular Twitch streamers. As shown here, these people actually make money by playing and streaming on Twitch. Sure, they might not be signing million dollar contracts and making Nike endorsements, but the fact that they can make a living playing a video game is still astonishing.

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/monica-guzman/2014/05/31/watch-me-win-at-blockbuster-twitch-gaming-is-a-spectator-sport/

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