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Destiny Goes Gold Ahead of Imminent Release

But don't expect any item trading when it launches.<p>Bungie has confirmed Destiny has gone gold, meaning the final version of the game is being put on …

Amazon buying Twitch, expanding video empire to live streaming

It's official: after plenty of rumors about both Google and Amazon buying massively popular video streaming service Twitch, Amazon announced it as official this afternoon. Amazon is buying Twitch for $970 million in cash, though it's yet to go through government approval. Amazon head Jeff Bezos is …

Report: Google backed out of Twitch deal because of competition laws

In the wake of Amazon's purchase of streaming powerhouse Twitch, a new report suggests Google — thought to be an early contender for the buyout — backed out of the deal following concerns over antitrust issues, according to Forbes.<p>This refers to a competition law developed to regulate …

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Twitch Will Remain 'Unchanged' Despite Aquisition

Twitch is staying the same... for now.<p>Twitch CEO Emmett Shear confirmed that despite the acquisition by Amazon, the streaming service will remain the …

In global gaming, Amazon gains an advantage, and Google loses a round

Amazon’s $970 million purchase of game-livestreaming startup Twitch today has paved the way for a new player to emerge in the global gaming landscape. Until this acquisition, Amazon had not fully demonstrated its interest and financial commitment to gaming. Now the online retailer and media company …