Breaking down Ninja’s debut Mixer stream

**Updated at 5pm PT** Jump directly to the updated comparison. Ninja shocked the gaming world yesterday when he announced he’s leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer, Microsoft’s live streaming platform. As one of the largest streamers on the largest gaming live streaming site, many see it as a pretty big shake up and an opportunity […]

The growth and role of streaming in esports

In a way, Lightstream’s roots are in esports. While we created our software to help stream all types of gameplay, from competitive to casual, there’s no denying the effect esports has had on our company. My co-founders, Stu and Aaron, both spent time at GotFrag/Major League Gaming (MLG) and World Cyber Games in the early […]