Ninja is Kill, Long Live Ninja!

Apparently Ninja has joined the ranks of the undead legions as Inside Gaming Daily has pronounced his career as having been “killed” by the Mixer deal.  The duration of their presentation has very little to do with Ninja himself and essentially boils down to a hit piece on Mixer utilizing data from August as very little is currently available about the actual performance of Mixer that would allow anyone to gauge whether the platform has failed or is succeeding. Continue reading “Ninja is Kill, Long Live Ninja!”

Epic Games Acquires Quixel, Bridge, And Mixer Material Application

Firstly, the Mixer in question isn’t from the sweaty hands of the creator of GameGoo, but the standalone application material creation software also called Mixer. With that said, Epic Games is looking to expand its portfolio of acquisitions with the recent swipe of Quixel and the company’s products like Megascan, and Bridge. Continue reading “Epic Games Acquires Quixel, Bridge, And Mixer Material Application”

Xbox Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra Announces He’s No Longer With Microsoft

While Mixer has faced its fair share of layoffs in the past couple of months, which also includes Mixer co-founder James Boehm announcing his departure from Microsoft to help with gamer hand lotion known as Gamer Goo, it now looks like Xbox corporate vice-president Mike Ybarra has also left Microsoft. Continue reading “Xbox Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra Announces He’s No Longer With Microsoft”

Mixer Co-Founder James Boehm Announces Departure From Microsoft To Help With Gamer Hand Lotion

If you don’t know who James Boehm is, he’s the guy that once was the co-founder of Mixer and was once the Chief Operating Officer for Beam (the early version of Mixer). Boehm worked for Microsoft for five years and is now leaving the tech giant after recently joining the board of directors for a gamer-focused hand lotion company called “GamerGoo.” Continue reading “Mixer Co-Founder James Boehm Announces Departure From Microsoft To Help With Gamer Hand Lotion”

Mixer Implements Measures To Weed Out “Toxicity”

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Microsoft’s Mixer might look like a better alternative to Twitch on the surface, but the reality is a lot less glamorous than what you might think. Back at the end of July they rolled out their community pledge, and updated it again on August 26th, 2019. The update includes Microsoft’s pledge to stamp out “toxicity”, utilize a new streamer review program to ensure that not just anyone can register an account and begin streaming, and new moderation tools to reduce “toxic” communities. Continue reading “Mixer Implements Measures To Weed Out “Toxicity””

Ninja Joins Mixer, Abandons Twitch.tv

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is famous for playing Fortnite on Twitch.tv. He makes a lot of money playing the game all day long, sometimes even with celebrities. Well, now he’s departing from Twitch and moving exclusively to Microsoft’s Mixer. Continue reading “Ninja Joins Mixer, Abandons Twitch.tv”

Report Says Microsoft Lays Off Staff From Inside Xbox And Mixer

A new report has surfaced and touches on how some positions at Microsoft’s gaming section are no-longer filled. Before and after E3 2019 it looks like quite a few people will no longer have jobs at Microsoft from the Inside Xbox and Mixer divisions. Continue reading “Report Says Microsoft Lays Off Staff From Inside Xbox And Mixer”

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