Twitch returns as PAX’s official video streaming partner for PAX Prime. Live video coverage of select sessions and panels will be streamed for free on twitch.tv/TwitchPAXPrime.
One of the main announcements that they will be covering is the announcement of the winner of the Twitch & Alienware Scholarship that rewards outstanding student gamers. Watch as fifty thousand dollars in scholarships are divided among five students who have met the criteria spanning both academic and gaming achievements. This is the first of this kind of competition and it is great to see young talents rewarded with scholarships.
Publishers and developers will be included in live broadcasts including the following:
- Sony Online Entertainment
- Hi-Rez Studios
- Plastic Piranha
- Trion Studios
- and more…
Here are the panels that Twitch will also be streaming:
Panel: We’ll Do It Live! Streaming Games Over the Internet
Time/Location: Friday 8/31, 4:00-5:00pm @ Kraken Theatre
Description: Marcus ‘dj WHEAT’ Graham, Executive Producer of OneMoreGame.TV and a member of
the Twitch team joins some of the biggest names in live streaming, eSports commentary, and streaming
video hosting for some tips on how to get started.
Panel: D&D and live streaming: it’s as close to playing on the sidewalk as you can get
Time/Location: Saturday 9/1, 10:00-11:00am @ Tabletop
Description: How live streaming Dungeons & Dragons on Twitch turned the game into both a show and
an interactive experience which ultimately altered the way they play.
Panel: Twisted Tales: Working, Living & Playing Together While Making Awesome
Time/Location: Saturday 9/1, 10:30-11:30am @ Serpent Theatre
Description: Amber Dalton, Twitch’s Director of Marketing & Events, joins spokespeople from other
notable brands, including Sony PlayStation, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and others share their best kept
secrets for giving fans content they crave and producing over-the-top experiences that keep them coming
back for more.
Panel: Twitch All-Stars Presents: How to Make it as a Broadcaster
Time/Location: Sunday 9/2, 1:30-2:30pm @ Serpent Theatre
Description: Jared Rea, Twitch’s Community Manager, and Jon Carnage, Twitch’s Content Director,
join other panelists to reveal the secrets behind their broadcasting success, best practices for creating
awesome content and how you too can be a Twitch All-Star.
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