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January 5, 2019 9:10 AM Twitch fans demand life ban for alleged domestic abuser

Australian Fortnite player Luke Munday apparently streamed himself on Twitch rowing with his wife off-screen. Noises were heard. We did not see what occurred. He was arrested, charged with assault and banned from the Amazon-owned service. But after 14 days in gaming purgatory (a, er, fortnight), Twitch thought Munday had suffered enough and restored 120

December 3, 2018 8:59 PM Boy wonder: Seven-year-old earns £17m reviewing toys on YouTube

Since launching his main channel in 2015, the seven-year-old has amassed more than 17m followers and nearly 26bn views. Ryan, from Ryan ToysReview, made the hefty sum for his online reviews between June 2017 and June 2018, topping Forbes' YouTube rich list. Since launching his main channel in 2015, Ryan has amassed more than 17m followers and nearly 161

November 26, 2018 11:13 PM Gamer arrested 'after rape overheard on gaming stream'

A Florida man has been charged after he was allegedly overheard raping a teenage girl on a PlayStation stream, US media report. Reports say Daniel Enrique Fabian, 18, was playing Grand Theft Auto earlier this year when he allegedly assaulted a 15-year-old girl during a game break. Another player alleged to police that Mr Fabian left a microphone on, and he heard 79

October 3, 2018 11:02 PM The Black Girl Gamers fighting misogynoir

Misogynoir... it's the combination of sexism and racism that affects black women in everyday life. Jay-Ann Lopez set up the Black Girl Gamers to try to tackle misogynoir after she experienced a series of abusive messages while gaming. The community is a safe space online where women can connect and play together. Jay is also a vocal influencer in the black 89

October 2, 2018 5:22 AM Forza Horizon: More games should be set in the UK

"Sometimes you forget what's on your doorstep," Ralph Fulton tells Newsbeat. Not many major new titles have opted to use Britain as the canvas for their games in recent years. Ralph, creative director at Playground Games, explains why his team decided to base racing game Forza Horizon in the UK. Newsbeat's gaming reporter Steffan Powell went to visit 75

September 24, 2018 1:42 PM Gamer with terminal cancer achieves 'Ultimate' goal

When terminal cancer patient Chris Taylor tweeted that he was scared he would not live to see the latest release of his favourite video game, the social media world responded with gusto. His tweet triggered a campaign that saw thousands of well-wishers help him realise his dream of playing Nintendo's Smash Bros. Ultimate, months before its release 93

September 14, 2018 3:03 PM Day 1: Final Big Brother House revealed ahead of launch

Big Brother’s brand new abode has been revealed, transporting our housemates into a world where nobody is safe and mind games are bigger than ever. Big Brother said: “This year’s House is designed to bring Big Brother back to its roots as a social experiment but everything has been designed to remind the Housemates that they are in a game: maze artwork 154

September 5, 2018 3:08 PM Angry Birds to host special event with Imagine Dragons

Angry Birds x Imagine Dragons will provide access to new challenges for a chance to win VIP passes, as well as a new concert location, rock-themed outfits suitable for the occasion and music from the band themselves. Angry Birds Match is one of the many spin-offs from the popular franchise, which features Hatchlings that were introduced in The Angry 320

August 14, 2018 12:00 PM Why Fortnite streamer Ninja won’t play against women

A popular video game streamer has revealed that he avoids playing against female gamers out of respect for his wife. Tyler Blevins, better known by his streaming name Ninja, refuses to engage with female players to stop any rumours arising about his relationship with them. In an interview with gaming site Polygon, he said: “If I have one conversation 87

August 6, 2018 4:11 AM Boat fire leaves man homeless

He lived on the boat, a gift from his late grandfather, with his two rescue dogs Daisy and Bruno. It was also where he kept all his possessions, including his grandfather’s Royal Navy medals from the Second World War, along with his own father’s army medals and family photographs. All his clothes and his tattoo equipment were also ruined in the flames 85