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Twitch

YouTube reportedly in talks to buy Twitch for $1 billion


Google x Twitch
May 19
Google buying Twitch. Well, that's one way to scale. Sources with Variety say that Google's YouTube is working to acquire the streaming video site for "more than $1 billion" and preparing for U.S. regulators to challenge the ... read
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Skyrim

Glean some interesting facts about Skyrim from this Did You Know Gaming? video


You know, aside from the lyrics to the main theme
May 13
I don't watch too many YouTube video series, but I quite enjoy some of the facts Did You Know Gaming? serves up. Sometimes I actually walk away having learned a little something. I ended up liking the latest entry to the DYK... read
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Here's the entire Mario Kart 8 soundtrack


Incredible music for your workday
May 02
No one does racing music like Nintendo. Hell, music in general. There's a shine and polish on their work that no one else touches, and the melodies stick with you forever. As expected, Mario Kart 8's soundtrack is outsta... read
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EarthBound

Travel to EarthBound, USA in this fanmade documentary


Let us first travel to Happy Happy Village
Apr 29
Don't spit out your Cup of Lifenoodles, but there's some interesting EarthBound news on the horizon. Fangamer and Jeff Benson, whom you may recognize from EarthBound Saga on YouTube, are collaborating on a movie! Now you can ... read
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Upload with YouTube

Xbox One Upload with YouTube feature rolling out tomorrow


Go 'head child, and get your YouTube on
Apr 07
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 ... read
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Introducing the new ScrewAttack Network which is now a thing
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 ... read feature

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PS3 and PS4 versions of Yakuza: Ishin compared


Which one will you get?
Jan 21
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... read
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Microsoft secret ads

Microsoft secretly pays YouTubers to advertise Xbox One


'Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket'
Jan 20
[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... read
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HAWP

HAWP, Freddie Wong team up for DKC Tropical Freeze video


Screening next Thursday at Sundance
Jan 07
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... read
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Steam Machine

Here are some videos of Steam Machines in action


Hands on with the new system and controller
Dec 16
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, ... read
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Xbox One

YouTube app confirmed for Xbox One launch


(I thought this was a sure thing...)
Nov 20
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... read
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Xbox One recording

Microsoft shows off Xbox One's recording and sharing


Xbox, record that.
Nov 19
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... read
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3DS

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


Watch your favourite cat videos on the go!
Nov 13
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 ... read
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Minecraft

Watch the Minecraft documentary for free on YouTube


See the story of Notch
Nov 11
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... read
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Make money money

Vlambeer wants YouTubers to get filthy rich off its games


A breath of fresh air
Nov 04
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... read
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Mega Man goes all glass tile in stop-motion animation


Blue Bomber comes to life
Oct 21
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... read
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Day One: Garry's Incident developers censoring criticism


Exploiting YouTube's copyright protection is kind of poopy, guys
Oct 21
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 ... read
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Super Mario Bros. 1UP swag


This guy is good
Oct 14
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.  read
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Adventure Time skips PS Vita, Namco trolls system fans


'Who has a PS Vita?'
Jul 18
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 ... read
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We answer The Question
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 whi... read feature

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Enter to win an Elgato Game Capture HD from Destructoid!
[Update: Contest over! Winners are GrumpyTurtle, Johnny Luchador, and Shadowiii!] Dtoid is partnering with our friends at Elgato to give away three of their badass Game Capture HD game recorders! Valued at $179 each, these de... read feature

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Time to collect the Mario tax!
The last time we heard about a major game publisher slapping the wrists of innocent YouTube channel operators, it was SEGA forcing the removal of videos that so much as breathed word of the Shining Force series. Whatever reas... read feature

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brentalfloss

Snag brentalfloss' unreleased YouTube jams for $0.59 each


Or the whole album for $7.99
Apr 25
[Video uploaded by bedsidecargo] Internet songman brentalfloss has uploaded many funny and creative music videos to his YouTube page over the years. Among those, he cherry-picked a few choice tunes, re-rerecorded them with im... read
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BioShock Infinite

Enjoy all of BioShock Infinite in this 3.5-hour movie


Would you kindly give it a view?
Apr 02
Just this past weekend I finished BioShock Infinite, and as a huge fan of the original BioShock this game did not disappoint. I'm still thinking about the story and making new revelations -- and it's been two days ... read
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BioShock Infinite

BioShock Infinite is clearly a WoW clone


Or more like a Skyward Sword ripoff
Mar 18
Someone has finally found a way to make YouTube comments useful. Almost. [Via @DrewHolmes] read
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Happy Console Gamer laments lost game saves of the past


No, he didn't pay me to post this. EA did.
Feb 11
So, maybe I just want an excuse to promote one of my favorite YouTube gaming channels? In Happy Console Gamer's latest video (of which he's had a couple lately), he looks back at some painful memories of losing game saves --... read
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The Beer Diaries

Ex-BioWare Greg Zeschuk is beer Jesus in his new web show


Watch The Beer Diaries frame-by-frame to discover Mass Effect 4 secrets!
Feb 11
In case you ever doubted BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk's plan to launch a documentary web series on beer, he now has two episodes on YouTube of his show, The Beer Diaries. He's also gone hardcore Jesus with the facial hair... read
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PS3 YouTube

YouTube is now available on European PlayStation 3s


YouTube rolled out in other countries as well
Feb 11
In case you don't have anything else that can project YouTube to your TV, European PS3 owners (and 19 countries overall) can now surf aimlessly for cat videos. The US already had access to the app, but now our European brethr... read
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Metal Gear Revengeance

Raiden will steal boss weapons in Metal Gear Revengeance


It's like Mega Man!
Feb 05
Our latest look at Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance shows off some of the bosses weapons Raiden can earn after defeating bosses. The Pole-Arm looks great for fighting groups of enemies, the tactical sai can pull you into enemi... read
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Check out this concept of an augmented reality Mega Man


Hold up while I pew pew some birds
Jan 29
In the future, who knows what games will be like? Will augmented reality be relegated to a gimmick of the past, or will it be utilized to its fullest potential? Youtube user GakAttack created a video that takes up the latter... read
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Get in the Halo mood with this trick jumping video


Sick Halo 4 jumps brah
Jan 07
If there's one thing I love, it's Halo trick jump videos. The creator, ReiKo from Jumprs.org, takes on some really cool jumps from the original maps and the ones included in the Crimson map pack. Not only are the jumps actua... read
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The Halo 4 Mythbusters video series has some neat tips


Episode 4
Dec 31
Halo 4 has been out for nearly two months now, which means people have had a sufficient amount of time to f*ck with it. As the community suggests more and more crazy things to mess around with, the folks at Defend the House ... read






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