Twitch teams up with Raw Thrills and Big Buck Hunter on eSports Mini-Documentary, Ironsights
Arcade eSports is featured in the first of its kind mini-documentary Ironsights from Twitch Studios. Based on the hit video game, Big Buck Hunter, the annual Big Buck World Championship has been streaming live on Twitch since 2013. Twitch shined the spotlight on the players after noticing the unique community and increasing viewership of the championship.
“There’s no community like the Big Buck community,” said George Petro, President of Raw Thrills studio, Play Mechanix, Inc. “Twitch has discovered what our players have known for years. Big Buck Hunter is social networking in its purest form.”
The 22-minute story follows Wisconsin native Sara Erlandson, as she travels from her hometown of Beldenville to the Big Buck World Championship in Austin, TX. Ironsights premieres on April 7 at 2pm PDT and will be streamed live to Twitch TVs over 100 million monthly users on www.twitch.tv/twitch.
The road to the World Championship begins at any networked Big Buck HD machine. Qualifying play begins May 1st and ends October 1st. Anyone age 18 or older can take their shot at eSports greatness. For details about the Big Buck World Championship and how to qualify, please see www.bigbuckhd.com/world.
About Raw Thrills & Big Buck HD
Raw Thrills is the world’s leading manufacturer of arcade video games. Along with sister studio Play Mechanix, Raw Thrills creates AAA quality arcade games such as Jurassic Park, The Walking Dead Arcade and Big Buck HD WILD. Please visit www.rawthrills.com for more information.
Big Buck HD is the first-ever 1080p high definition arcade video game and was created by Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix. Combining the best of the companies’ prior hits, Big Buck HD offers enhanced graphics as well as new challenges, awards and tournaments. Big Buck HD arcade games feature online connectivity, allowing players to track scores and compete against players from across the country for cash prizes. For more information go to www.bigbuckhd.com/world.