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CTR: Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled

CTR: Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled

CTR: Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled is a remake of the 1999 classic kart-racing video game CTR Crash team racing. As little has been revealed about the game itself beyond character feature clips and promotional videos, we can assume that aside from updated graphics,...

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Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) – A Brief Overview

Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) – A Brief Overview

Grand Theft Auto V is the 15t installment in the franchise. It was originally released in September 2013 by Rockstar North, and is an open-world pay-to-play PEGI 18+ RPG action-adventure game set in the fictional city of Los Santos, LA. Players can choose either the...

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Is Twitch Kid-Friendly?

Is Twitch Kid-Friendly?

No, although there are some exceptions. Most Twitch streamers swear, and the female streamers often dress inappropriately or have suggestive content on their social media accounts. Many male streamers are also prone to making crude comments and discussing lewd topics,...

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What is Stream Swatting?

What is Stream Swatting?

Swatting is when someone discovers a person’s address and makes a malicious prank call to the emergency services, reporting a serious crime. This leads to a real swat team being dispatched to the person’s house. It is mainly prevalent in the video gaming community....

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Is Twitch Free?

Is Twitch Free?

Yes, a basic registration to Twitch is free. This includes being able to engage with streamers on their chats, provided that they don’t have a subscriber’s-only chat, as well as basic emotes. What Do You Get for Subscribing to A Streamer’s Twitch Channel? If you...

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What are Twitch Cheer Bits?

What are Twitch Cheer Bits?

A Twitch cheer bit is a Twitch-specific currency that Twitch users can use to ‘cheer’ for their favorite affiliate or partnered streamer. It is an alternate way for Twitch users to support their favorite streamers without subscribing to them, purchasing their...

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What is Stream Sniping?

What is Stream Sniping?

Stream sniping is when players log onto a streamer’s Twitch channel, look at what they’re playing and then queue in that game and attempt to join the same lobby as that streamer. They will then watch the channel while playing the game in an attempt to locate and...

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Can Streamers Make Money on Twitch?

Can Streamers Make Money on Twitch?

The short answer is obviously ‘yes’, as most people already know that Ninja minimally makes $500,000 USD per month. However, a better question is ‘is it realistic to expect to make much money on Twitch?’ This is trickier to answer. Twitch is rapidly growing, with over...

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How Can You Gain Twitch Followers and Views?

How Can You Gain Twitch Followers and Views?

According to Twitch streamers themselves, the best ways for aspiring streamers to gain Twitch followers is to: Have a consistent schedule – if your viewers don’t know when you’re online, then they won’t know when to watch you.  (Amaz). Don’t just drop everything to...

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