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1:15 PM on 04.02.2013

Enjoy all of BioShock Infinite in this 3.5-hour movie

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 ...

Jason Cabral

3:30 PM on 03.18.2013

BioShock Infinite is clearly a WoW clone

Someone has finally found a way to make YouTube comments useful. Almost. [Via @DrewHolmes]

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:00 PM on 02.11.2013

Happy Console Gamer laments lost game saves of the past

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 --...

Allistair Pinsof

6:30 PM on 02.11.2013

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

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...

Allistair Pinsof





4:15 PM on 02.11.2013

YouTube is now available on European PlayStation 3s

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...

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 02.05.2013

Raiden will steal boss weapons in Metal Gear Revengeance

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:30 AM on 01.29.2013

Check out this concept of an augmented reality Mega Man

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...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 01.07.2013

Get in the Halo mood with this trick jumping video

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...

Chris Carter

5:00 PM on 12.31.2012

The Halo 4 Mythbusters video series has some neat tips

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 ...

Chris Carter

7:00 PM on 12.04.2012

Here are most of the rest of the Wii U Challenge videos

Yesterday, I talked about the Wii U Challenge, a video jam of sorts in which 50 YouTube artists were each sent a Wii U Deluxe Set and asked to make a short film that incorporated the hardware and software in some fashion. On...

Tony Ponce

4:00 PM on 12.03.2012

A bunch of YouTubers pay tribute to the Wii U

Throughout today and tomorrow, you are going to see a lot of videos like this one pop up on YouTube. Through the LA-based Brand About Town, notable content makers like Jimmy Wong, Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows, Mega64, Warialas...

Tony Ponce



Sega forcing removal of Shining Force videos on YouTube photo
Sega forcing removal of Shining Force videos on YouTube
by Tony Ponce

Over the past few days, Sega has been forcing YouTube users to remove uploaded videos of the Sega Saturn RPG Shining Force III lest their entire channels get shut down. While this is not an altogether uncommon practice for a company trying to protect its IP, the fact that Sega is targeting just specific content is rather curious. In any case, it's pretty damn heartless.

The likely reason for this action is that a new PSP installment in the Shining series, Shining Ark, will launch in Japan in February, thus Sega is afraid that consumers searching YouTube for trailers will find old gameplay footage instead and confuse the two. By extension, even videos of Shining the Holy Ark, another Saturn-era title, are being targeted because of the similar name.

Many YouTube channels have already been hit, including that of popular game critic TotalBiscuit, who has since removed all Sega content from his page out of disgust. No type of content was spared -- Let's Plays, walkthroughs, and random gameplay clips all got flagged. Hell, even videos of fans just talking about the Shining series with no accompanying game footage whatsoever are apparently copyright violations!

Remember earlier this year when the Internet took a stand against SOPA / PIPA? This was the kind of nonsense we were fighting against. This is unbelievably bad form. It makes no sense either, because why are just the Saturn Shining games catching most of the heat? Why isn't Sega going after the whole pie? If you are going to be a dick, don't stop in mid-f*ck.

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4:00 PM on 11.24.2012

YouTube on Wii U's browser is all kinds of amazing

It's been about a week since the Wii U launched, enough time to run the system through its paces. I've had my fair share of problems, and I really hope Nintendo addresses those matters sooner rather than later. However, there...

Tony Ponce

11:30 AM on 11.22.2012

Wii U welcomes Amazon Instant Video and YouTube

No sooner was the switch for Hulu Plus on Wii U flipped than Amazon Instant Video and YouTube given life as well. Both apps are now available on the main menu -- following a small update for each, natch. If you've already rem...

Tony Ponce

12:00 PM on 11.19.2012

Uncharted 'fans' FUUUUURIOUS at card game spin-off

Uncharted: Fight for Fortune was only officially revealed this morning, but already the "fanbase" is up in arms and inconsolable at the idea that a spin-off game would dare to actually spin off from something. THE VERY IDEA! ...

Jim Sterling





5:15 PM on 11.15.2012

Who needs a Wii U when the Wii has YouTube functionality?

Do you have a Wii U preorder in? Are you excited about this weekend's launch? Screw it! Cancel it all! You don't need it anymore as the Wii gets YouTube functionality. Today (yes, just today), YouTube announces that the Wii h...

Dale North