• New PBS Game/Show asks if Twitch is actually making us worse at games
06.27.14

New PBS Game/Show asks if Twitch is actually making us worse at games

We’re all in agreement that Twitch is a beautiful thing. The ability to display your skills while streaming games in front of a live audience on the Internet has proven endlessly entertaining. There’s no denying that. 

But here’s the rub: what if all those eyes intensely glaring at their screens just waiting for you to fail actually makes you worse of games? 

In this week’s episode, Jamin posits the pros and cons of playing in front of spectators. And while at times crowds bring out the best in us, it looks like we’re due for a large upswing in epic disappointments as we enter an always-streaming world.

Watch the episode below, subscribe if you haven’t, and tell us what you think in the comments!