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4:00 PM on 04.07.2014

Xbox One Upload with YouTube feature rolling out tomorrow

If you've been enjoying recording and uploading gaming clips via Xbox One, you'll want to keep an eye out for an update tomorrow that will integrate Game DVR and Upload with YouTube, which should make throwing your highlight ...

Brittany Vincent


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Fullscreen acquires ScrewAttack
by Niero Gonzalez

For those of you that follow gaming websites and personalities as closely as you do the games here's a wild one: our friends over at ScrewAttack were acquired today by Fullscreen.  Craig Skistimas and his lovely haired henchmen held a mini press conference on their Twitch.tv channel (archive embedded below) to explain the details of the deal, and to reassure everyone that they're not going to become a super evil empire, and I believe it.

Craig is one of my favorite people in the industry and I'm super excited about their new mission: to help other Youtube video content creators grow as they have. See kids? Show this to your moms: goofing around on Youtube pays! The full press release follows below:

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10:30 AM on 01.21.2014

PS3 and PS4 versions of Yakuza: Ishin compared

If any of you fellow Yakuza fans want to see how different the PS3 and PS4 versions of upcoming game Yakuza: Ishin will be, check out this newly released video from Sega. You'll want to jump to about the 3:13 mark to se...

Dale North

5:00 PM on 01.20.2014

Microsoft secretly pays YouTubers to advertise Xbox One

[Update: In a statement, Microsoft said it "was not aware of individual contracts Machinima had with their content providers as part of this promotion and we didn’t provide feedback on any of the videos. We have asked...

Steven Hansen

11:00 PM on 01.07.2014

HAWP, Freddie Wong team up for DKC Tropical Freeze video

A few months ago, Nintendo held a Wii U video challenge, asking 30 of YouTube's top content creators to produce short videos inspired by Super Mario 3D World and The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD. After viewing all the selec...

Ian Bonds

9:30 AM on 12.16.2013

Here are some videos of Steam Machines in action

Thanks to the magic of YouTube, some of the people lucky enough to receive one of the 300 beta Steam Machines have been able to share their impressions of the system. The OS looks like exactly like Steam's Big Picture Mode, ...

Joshua Derocher

6:00 PM on 11.20.2013

YouTube app confirmed for Xbox One launch

When you're not playing Forza Motorsport 5 at launch, you'll now have the option of watching the latest Game Grumps or whatever it is you use YouTube for on your Xbox One. The official YouTube app will indeed be ready on Nove...

Jordan Devore

11:30 AM on 11.19.2013

Microsoft shows off Xbox One's recording and sharing

Major Nelson, the poster child for the Xbox, posted a video showing how the recording function will work on the Xbox One. In it, Kyle Lampe uses his voice to command the Xbox One to record gameplay, edit the clip, and upload...

Joshua Derocher

11:00 AM on 11.13.2013

YouTube, Miiverse, and more in a 3DS firmware update

If you've fancied watching your favorite online videos on your Nintendo portable, then you're now in luck. The 3DS will support YouTube in a firmware update that will arrive next month. Sure, almost everything and its mother ...

Alasdair Duncan

11:30 AM on 11.11.2013

Watch the Minecraft documentary for free on YouTube

The documentary on Minecraft that 2 Player Productions released back in 2011 is now up in its entirety on YouTube. This is a full and official release of Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, and it's not some pirated garbage...

Joshua Derocher

8:00 AM on 11.04.2013

Vlambeer wants YouTubers to get filthy rich off its games

While some of the larger videogame companies have made a habit out of asserting copyright claims against YouTubers that broadcast videos of their titles, Vlambeer is taking the exact opposite approach. The Dutch indie develop...

Brett Makedonski





4:15 PM on 10.21.2013

Mega Man goes all glass tile in stop-motion animation

Zach King, known as FinalCutKing on YouTube, created this cool Mega Man stop-motion video using over 1,000 tiny glass tiles. It took him about 10,000 photos to string together these couple of minutes of animation.  I ap...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 10.21.2013

Day One: Garry's Incident developers censoring criticism

Wild Games Studio, the company behind Day One: Garry's Incident, is currently caught up in a controversy surrounding criticism of its game on YouTube. Immensely popular PC game critic John "TotalBiscuit" Bain has accused the ...

Jim Sterling

3:48 PM on 10.14.2013

Super Mario Bros. 1UP swag

I'm following Japanese YouTube user Haya S simply for little videos like this. The 1UP from this area of the stage is impressive enough, but I love how he tops it off with a perfectly timed fireball right in front of Mario's face at the 0:44 mark. 

Dale North

1:30 PM on 07.18.2013

Adventure Time skips PS Vita, Namco trolls system fans

The new Adventure Time game is coming to Xbox 360, PS3, 3DS, and Wii U, noticeably omitting the long-suffering PlayStation Vita from its lineup. As you might expect, Vita owners are a bit upset at the snub, and have taken to ...

Jim Sterling



Should publishers try to profit from user-created videos? photo
Should publishers try to profit from user-created videos?
by Conrad Zimmerman

Last week, it came to light that Nintendo has started making content claims for popular videos on YouTube which feature their products, including "Let's Play" and other forms of walkthrough content, taking the ad revenue which would have normally gone to the uploader. As the first major sign of corporate intervention in the rapidly expanding form of entertainment which (in all but a few circumstances) necessitates the use of another's intellectual property, one has to wonder: Should they even be trying to profit from the content their customers create?

Answer The Question for yourself in the comments!

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