Watching what games are getting played on Twitch year over year gives us a really interesting look into not only what is popular, but what is popular again. Not to be all Buzzfeed, but you’ll never guess what game TRIPLED it’s the number of hours it was streamed on Twitch this year vs. last year.

Other Video Game News:

  • What to do if you are buying someone a video game system (for Christmas 2020)
  • Telltale is back and making some changes
  • Google Stadia makes their first third party acquisition
  • Netflix’s Witcher series is having some off screen impact
  • The devs behind Ori are making an ARPG
  • Movie studios are patching movies like they were video games


Vinny: If you were an avid ESports watcher, what game that doesn’t currently exist in the ESports field would you like to see? Can be funny, serious, etc.

Joe Cole Jr: What game, in your opinion… is a gift that keeps on giving? Always something new to be discovered, or updating to promote the life of the game? What game would you like to gift to someone?

Justin Salas: I see this question a lot on Reddit, If you are trying to get someone into gaming, a new friend or maybe boyfriend or girlfriend, what is a good game to start with? I said Dark Souls.

Cody Greenwood: Sorry if this has been asked before but what games have you put the most hours into? Both multiplayer/online and single player/story games?

Kim Cruz: Is nightmare before christmas a xmas movie or a halloween movie?

Donald Good: What fictional holiday character would you like to play as in a sweet VR game? Drop off presents as Santa? Steal children as Krampus or be the Easter bunny or Tooth fairy any holiday magical being. It would be a action adventure game and yall design the mission.

Mister Polite: What video game would adapt well for television?

Cheap/Free Games

Games with Gold

  • Styx: Shards of Darkness ($19.99 ERP): Available January 1 to 31 on Xbox One
  • Batman: The Telltale Series ($14.99 ERP): Available January 16 to February 15 on Xbox One
  • Tekken 6 ($14.99 ERP): Available January 1 to 15 on Xbox One & Xbox 360
  • LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy($14.99 ERP): Available January 16 to 31 on Xbox One & Xbox 360

12 Days of Epic Game Store:

Humble Jingle Jam:

Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hardcore, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!

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