With over 1.5 million broadcasters and 100 million visitors per month (as of 2015), Twitch has quickly become the largest social platform for gamers to interact with each other.Each week, we pick out five different streamers to highlight and share with our community. Some of the streamers are well-known and others are up-and-coming starts with highly-entertaining streams.
If you’d like to nominate a streamer (or yourself) for inclusion in our weekly posts, please send us an email with a link to the Twitch channel in question.
Twenty-seven-year-old TimTheTatMan says that his favorite video games are a tie between WoW and CS 1.6. He started streaming about a year ago and was originally working 40hrs a week + streaming. He’s now a full-time streamer who streams every day except Friday. He now has over 1 million Twitch followers.
As for music, he listens to everything from Wakka-flocka to the occasional ZBB. TimTheTatMan has 4 tattoos. Check him out:
Towelliee says that he is a tank in WoW and in any other game he encounters. He has been tanking on a progression level of WoW for about 11 years now. Currently, he is on Stormrage with the amazing guild Death Jesters on the Alliance side.
Summit1g is an ex-competitive Counter-Strike player turned full-time streamer. He likes FPS games the most but also likes playing casual games like open world type stuff. Summit1g has over 2 million Twitch followers.
Reckful played WoW almost exclusively for 3v3 arena. He started playing in season 2 during TBC and have been hooked since. His previous arena achievements include:
- 3000 rating in season 6 (world first)
- 3000 rating in season 8
- 1st place at the last MLG tournament (2010)
- Rank 1 in seasons 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 on rogue
- Rank 1 in MoP’s first season, season 12, on rogue and warrior
- Voted World of Warcraft Movies Most Skilled Player
Janne “Savjz” Mikkonen is a Hearthstone player from Finland, currently playing for Team Liquid. Savjz played Magic the Gathering for over ten years and also played Warcraft III but is now focusing on Hearthstone.
Some of his achievements include winning the ASUS Play It Cool 24-hour stream marathon and SeatStory Cup II.