Evolve Launches Universal Twitch Integration LIVE! From GDC

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Upcoming webcasts herald new game titles with universal Twitch integration on Evolve

With Evolve’s integration of Twitch’s SDK, thousands of game titles can be instantly broadcast with a single click.

Evolve (http://www.evolvehq.com), a leading social network and collaboration platform for gamers, and Twitch (http://www.twitch.tv), the world’s leading video platform for gamers have announced a live 2-Day event that showcases the latest and greatest new games and gaming technology live from the 2013 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, March 25-29.

The live broadcasts on Twitch — hosted by game journalist/personality, Blake Morse (http://www.twitch.tv/weekingeek/) — will take place from 12:30pm to 4:30pm PDT on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28 and feature interviews and demos with a stellar lineup of game developers, designers, and publishers.

The broadcast will be airing on Twitch’s homepage with games and guests including:

  •     Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey: The Kickstarter sensation from Red Thread Games.
  •     BeatBuddy: 2013 PAX East Best PC Game Award Winner.
  •      Development team members from Rising Storm, Heroes & Generals, War of The Roses and many others.
  •     Celebrity DOTA2 match with award-winning game designer Jenova Chen of Journey fame.

“With Evolve’s integration of Twitch’s SDK, thousands of game titles can be instantly broadcast with a single click,” says Evolve CEO, Adam Sellke. “This combination of world class technologies has virtually eliminated the need for one-off integrations and esoteric tools with steep learning curves.”

Sellke adds, “friends, guildmates, and clanmates on Evolve’s open, social network can also be instantly notified when a relevant broadcast has started, no matter the game, publisher, or genre. Evolve helps bring together disparate social graphs and gaming environments into a universal experience where gamers can remain whole and stay in the loop.”

“Evolve is the right kind of partner for us as we continue to extend Twitch’s reach into every conceivable gaming environment,” says Twitch CEO Emmett Shear. “Being able to broadcast any game using Evolve and then sharing this with a myriad of game developers and publishers at one of the largest gaming conferences in the world is the perfect stage.”

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ABOUT EVOLVE
Evolve is a social network and collaboration platform for gamers. Evolve makes all your PC games easier and more fun to play with your friends. Available as both a website (http://www.evolvehq.com) and as a downloadable desktop application, Evolve defragments gaming by providing a unified interface to track playtime and achievements, chat with friends, share media, and find multiplayer matches. With support for more than 2,700 games and dozens of services like Steam, Origin, Battle.net, PSN, Xbox Live, Xfire, Raptr, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and all major IM networks, Evolve is the first truly universal gaming service. Learn more at https://www.evolvehq.com.

ABOUT TWITCH
Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers. More than 28 million gamers gather every month on Twitch to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for leading video game broadcasters including casual gamers, pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in the gaming community, working to create a participatory experience that transcends gameplay. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

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