Posted Aug. 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

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Published: 2014-08-28 10:00:00
Updated: 2014-08-28 10:00:00

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Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros." But today there's Twitch, the online network that attracts millions of visitors, most of whom watch live and recorded footage of other people playing video games --in much the same way that football fans tune in to ESPN....

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