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Dr Disrespect Says He’s Suing Twitch

Like hearing that a celebrity you don’t care about has died, it’s impossible not to want to know why game streamer Dr Disrespect was banned from Twitch. Sure, you might wish he would just go away, yet still…what if it’s really awful? Well, we may well soon find out as the streamer has apparently learned […]

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The Most Notorious Twitch Bans

Every week dozens of streamers get banned and unbanned from Twitch for infractions that range from the ridiculous to the extremely what-the-fuck-were-you-thinking? Streamerbans tracks the highest profile ones, and has become a go-to source for staying on top of who’s in internet time-out, sort of like Dead or Alive?…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Most Notorious Twitch Bans

Every week dozens of streamers get banned and unbanned from Twitch for infractions that range from the ridiculous to the extremely what-the-fuck-were-you-thinking? Streamerbans tracks the highest profile ones, and has become a go-to source for staying on top of who’s in internet time-out, sort of like Dead or Alive?…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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E3 Tells Creators Like Geoff Keighley They Might Get In Trouble For Streaming Show

On an internet obsessed with reactions, events like E3 are a goldmine. Content creators of all stripes co-stream big announcements as they happen, adding some flavor to otherwise pristinely packaged proceedings. Today, however, E3 told creators that might not be such a great idea this year.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Dr Disrespect Resumes Streaming To Over 400,000 Viewers And Plenty Of Questions

In June, Twitch permanently banned one of its biggest stars, Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm, with no public indication as to why. Today, Beahm streamed for the first time since getting the big, purple boot from Twitch—now on YouTube. He was met by hundreds of thousands of concurrent viewers. And questions.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Dr Disrespect’s Shtick Takes A Dangerous Turn Into Spreading Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

During a stream today, Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm, whose 4 million followers make him one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, shared two pieces of widely debunked coronavirus-related media with his viewers. Many viewers reacted with shock and disappointment. Others cheered him on. He never dropped his facade—never…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Facing Burnout, Stress, And Health Issues, Top Twitch Streamers Are Taking Extended Breaks

Last year during E3, streaming megastar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins took two days off from his regular schedule. A blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things. It cost him 40,000 paying subscribers. This seemed to issue a grim warning to other streamers: Take time off at your own peril.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Dr Disrespect’s Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations

Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apology “on behalf of the Dr Disrespect brand.” The result of all that…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Dr Disrespect Apologizes For E3 Bathroom Stream ‘On Behalf Of The Dr Disrespect Brand’

Three weeks ago, Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm live-streamed himself walking into an E3 bathroom and, ultimately, walked out without a Twitch channel or an E3 badge. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, he didn’t seem to be taking his suspension very seriously, despite the fact that he may well have broken the law…Read more… […]

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Dr Disrespect Doesn’t Seem To Be Taking His Twitch Ban Very Seriously

Last week, Dr Disrespect, a popular streamer who parodies toxic gamers by just straight up being one (except in a wig), got banned from Twitch and booted from E3 for streaming from inside a public bathroom, an act that’s illegal in the state of California. Immediately after, he went radio silent. But not for long.Read […]

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Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban

Yesterday, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm walked into an E3 bathroom and walked out without a Twitch channel. This action likely violated the platform’s terms of service. His E3 badge got revoked shortly after. It’s incredibly rare for a streamer of Dr Disrespect’s popularity to get banned, and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Sea Of Thieves Has Unexpectedly Become One Of Twitch’s Biggest Games

After an intriguing but worryingly barebones launch in March 2018, Rare’s ambitious pirate opus Sea of Thieves found itself lost at sea. There just wasn’t enough for players to do, causing many to fear that the game would never live up to its potential. Late last year, that began to change. Now, Sea of Thieves […]

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Emotes Mocking Dr Disrespect Disappear From Twitch

Late last year, Twitch’s most popular wig-wearing angry man, Dr Disrespect, went on a hiatus after announcing that he’d been unfaithful to his wife. Inevitably, certain pockets of Twitch turned his indiscretion into a meme. Now, many of the emotes they used to make fun of him have disappeared.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Star-Studded Tournament Can’t Transcend PUBG’s Esports Problem

The relative entertainment value of all sports can, believe it or not, be reduced down to a single question: are competitors playing to win, or are they only playing to not lose? PUBG’s tournament rule set, unfortunately, leaves a lot of room for the latter, and that led to dissatisfaction with a tournament that was…Read […]

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Two Of Twitch’s Biggest Streamers Are Fighting Over A Viewer Record

Earlier this week, Dr Disrespect, the self-proclaimed “face of Twitch,” returned to the streaming platform and pulled in what Twitch says was a record-breaking number of viewers. Days later, however, Dr Disrespect and previous record-holder Tyler1 are still beefing over the number, as are their fans.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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