Spectator Gaming

Apps that enable broadcasting of user screens illuminate community gaming

Implications - Platforms and applications that allow users to broadcast their video game play are becoming a viable alternative to traditional advertising and the next level of community gaming. Sometimes bundled with live chat capabilities, this unique feature allows for the re-positioning of gamers as entertainers, which in turn speaks to the progression to "prosumers," consumers who actively produce content in addition to interacting with it.
SCORE 5.2
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
Megatrends
Patterns
53,082 Total Clicks
Apr 15 - Aug 16
This Year and Mild
Featured Examples
Social Livestream Apps - Mirrativ is a New Streaming App That Combines Twitch and Periscope
SCORE 4.5
Average 654 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 15
Social Livestream Apps
Mirrativ is a New Streaming App That Combines Twitch and Periscope
Mirrativ is a recently launched livestreaming app that combines the functions of the already popular Twitch and Periscope apps. Mirrativ, the word itself a portmanteau of “mirror” and &#... [More]
Livestream Game Campaigns - Twitch's Old Spice Nature Adventure Gives Viewers Control Over a Human
SCORE 5.3
Warm 1,523 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 15
Livestream Game Campaigns
Twitch's Old Spice Nature Adventure Gives Viewers Control Over a Human
The Old Spice Nature Adventure is in line with the brand’s previous campaigns. Partly ridiculous and entirely entertaining, it is inspired by last year’s Internet phenomenon “Twitch... [More]
Global Anime Game Competions - The 2016 Pokemon World Championships are Closed to the Public
SCORE 5.9
This Year and Warm 234 Clicks Pub: Aug 20, 16
Global Anime Game Competions
The 2016 Pokemon World Championships are Closed to the Public
Though typically open for public spectating, the 2016 Pokemon World Championships will be an exclusive affair. Perhaps it’s because of the booming popularity of the Pokemon GO game, but this... [More]
eSports Broadcasting Hubs - The YouTube Gaming Covers eSports Gaming Live and On-Demand
SCORE 5.1
Warm 213 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 16
eSports Broadcasting Hubs
The YouTube Gaming Covers eSports Gaming Live and On-Demand
Following the launch of YouTube Gaming, the video game streaming platform is now expanding as a hub for eSports gaming content. YouTube recently introduced Event Pages, which are designed to allow... [More]
Multistream Gaming Platforms - Restream Lets Gamers Share Live Videos on Multiple Networks
SCORE 4.1
Average 382 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 15
Multistream Gaming Platforms
Restream Lets Gamers Share Live Videos on Multiple Networks
Restream.io is a sophisticated gaming platform that lets its users stream on multiple networks. The self-funded platform is based out of the Ukraine and targets a young demographic of gaming... [More]
Video Game Streaming Platforms - Google Launched the 'YouTube Gaming' Site for Streaming Video Games
SCORE 2.6
Mild 224 Clicks Pub: Aug 28, 15
Video Game Streaming Platforms
Google Launched the 'YouTube Gaming' Site for Streaming Video Games
In launching ‘YouTube Gaming’, Google asks customers to “Join in and level up.”  YouTube gaming now joins Amazon-owned Twitch, as the two sites compete in the video game... [More]
Quantcast