Twin Galaxies partners with Twitch for 24/7 online channel

Twin Galaxies, record keepers of the gaming world, have launched their own 24/7 internet channel, dubbed "Twin Galaxies Live." The channel uses Skype and Twitch to foster interaction between broadcasters and audience members, and also features a schedule guide so viewers can see what's coming up next.

Twitch COO Kevin Lin said in a press release that, "since records are constantly being set and broken in real time on Twitch, having Twin Galaxies on our platform is a perfect fit. We look forward to seeing great gaming content from the Twin Galaxies team." Twin Galaxies Live will feature regular programming, showcases, talk shows and playthroughs, as well as tournament and speedrun coverage.
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TWIN GALAXIES LAUNCHES NEW LIVE INTERACTIVE VIDEO GAME TELEVISION CHANNEL ONLINE

Twin Galaxies LIVE All-Original Interactive Programming Positioned to be the Lifestyle Brand for Video Game Enthusiasts and Video Game Player Achievement Recognition

North Hollywood, CA - Capturing the excitement and worldwide growth of LIVE streaming video, computer, online and wireless games, TwinGalaxies.com announced a new 24/7 interactive live streaming original programming channel called TWIN GALAXIES LIVE (TGL). The channel features a state-of-the-art Skype and Twitch integration and is powered by a proprietary multi-camera technology platform to be unveiled in the Fall of 2014. The announcement was made today by Jace Hall, HDFilms Inc. President and Head Custodian of Twin Galaxies, Angie Hill, General Manager of Skype Consumer Marketing, Kevin Lin, Chief Operating Officer of Twitch. TwinGalaxiesLive.com is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week online television channel that will be the source of live interactive entertainment, news and information for video game enthusiasts.

"With Twin Galaxies Live we are looking to develop a totally interactive, live programming experience for the more than 500 million people playing mobile, computer and video games worldwide," said Hall. "We feel the global video game culture deserves more than passive programs that document news, and we are thrilled to be offering a unique place for players to consume and discuss achievements, gamer lifestyle breakthroughs and video game history."

"It is exciting to see the extensive utilization of the new Skype TX technology help Twin Galaxies Live launch this completely unique and highly interactive continuous broadcast format," said Angie Hill. "Being part of the inspiration for such an engaging live broadcast concept for video game players worldwide is what Skype in Media is all about. We are looking forward to enabling this new generation of Twin Galaxies Live's content programming."

Twin Galaxies Live's all-original programming will be comprised of multiple live weekly series broadcasts and specials that will focus on a broad spectrum of video gaming activities, interests and player achievement. These will include live interactive gaming events with popular celebrities, "Release Day" open box gameplay, live video game world record attempts, tournaments and challenges, news talk shows, professional video game playthroughs and instruction, and programming that celebrates gamers at large. Twin Galaxies Live's core demographic is both men and women 18-45 and teens 12-17, plus general appeal to anyone interested in electronic games.

"Twin Galaxies is celebrated for their expertise in documenting video game records dating back to when the gaming industry was just getting started," said Kevin Lin, COO, Twitch. "Since records are constantly being set and broken in real time on Twitch, having Twin Galaxies on our platform is a perfect fit. We look forward to seeing great gaming content from the Twin Galaxies team."

Created by Hall, Twin Galaxies Live is the next iteration of the highly successful experimental live broadcast gamer channel known as 1337LoungeLive.com. The previous channel accumulated more than 33 Million live video views during its initial 7 month trial run, and scored numerous appearances from both Hollywood, sports and gaming celebrities such as Stan Lee, Rick Fox and Cliff Bleszinski.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.