The Wellington gamer streaming good vibes on Facebook

The Wellington gamer streaming good vibes on Facebook
Tawhiti Ngatai makes a living streaming a video game over Facebook. (Image: supplied)
Henry Burrell
It’s no secret video games are big business. In April, Accenture valued the global gaming industry at more than US$300 billion (NZ$443b), which it said is more than the global film and music industries combined.Approximately US$200b of this was direct revenue made by the companies that sell consoles and games.But there is money to be made from gaming by anyone up for the challenge right here in New Zealand.There are a host of people on these shores who livestream games to ever-growing global audiences over streaming services such as...

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