Here is a really good interview from Business Insider with some of Twitch.tv’s top streamers, and people behind some of the top gaming channels on YouTube.
Here’s the Article: These guys have managed to make a living by playing video games
More than one hundred million people watch people play video games on the website Twitch.tv every month, which makes Twitch.tv the fourth largest website in the US in terms of peak traffic, just behind giants Netflix, Google and Apple.
What’s more, the top streamers (people who play video games for others to watch) can earn a very good living. An article in Forbes estimated that top streamers can make upwards of $300,000 a year.