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YouTube adds 1080p 60fps live streaming


Twitch gets competition
May 21
Looks like YouTube is making a big push to steal some of Twitch's streamers and audience. YouTube launched 60fps live streaming at 720p and 1080p today alongside an HTML5 player. While Twitch has had these features for s... read
Chungus

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Miiverse loses screenshot sharing


Please, hold the chungus
Apr 04
[Update: Comment from the game's developer on the situation can be found here.] Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is not just for fans of the Angry Video Game Nerd. I know this from personal experience. I'm completely lukewarm... read
YouTube censors

YouTube bans Yandere Simulator anime panty shots, commenters are pissed


To be fair, when aren't YouTube commenters pissed?
Apr 01
The developer of Yandere Simulator made a recent unfortunate discovery. YouTube removed one of his videos for violating its policy on nudity and sexual content -- a claim that he seemingly vehemently disagrees with. The... read
Golden Mario amiibo hunt

The Great Golden Mario amiibo Hunt & amiibo painting pandemonium!


Hard-hitting guerilla journalism
Mar 20
Last night I ventured out to see if I could aquire golden Mario amiibo from Walmart as well as the Mario Party 10 bundle with the normal Mario amiibo live on our Twitch channel. It was a thrill ride that most of yo... read
kitty0706

Remembering kitty0706


Promoted from our Community Blogs
Jan 31
[Dtoid community blogger SeymourDuncan17 remembers a pioneer in the machinima scene. Rest in peace, Kitty. --Mr Andy Dixon] [Image credit: SpikyMilkshake] This has been the hardest blog for me to write. Even though I hav... read
Nintendo

Nintendo YouTube Creators Program goes beta


Dolla dolla bill ya'll
Jan 28
If you happen to be a scorned YouTuber who fell victim to some copyright drama with your Nintendo-related material, then you'll be happy to know Nintendo has a solution for you: The Nintendo Creators Program. Now in its Beta ... read
Five Nights lore

Five Nights at Freddy's lore video is spooky


No, Freddy. You are the demon
Nov 18
Turns out I was already behind the times when I made a goof about lore videos in my Five Nights at Freddy's 2 review. This excellent YouTube video from The Game Theorists takes a look at a possible deeper meaning behind the ... read

These Japanese ladies playing P.T. are the best


That face
Aug 15
Check out these Japanese ladies playing the P.T. "interactive trailer" that was released this week at gamescom. I think they're all hilarious but I love the face the one lady makes at 0:46. She's like, oh sh*t. Then, oh SH*T. And then there's the one lady later on that gives no f*cks at all. She's also great. read
PS4

PS4 update will let friends join games they don't own


Share Play feature will roll out in the Autumn
Aug 12
Included in Sony's big fall update will be the ability to join in with your friends' gaming experience, even if you don't own the game itself. Share Play is being described as a "virtual couch" and is online co-op multiplayer... read
Minecraft

Watch Ro make some Minecraft candy pops in this episode of Nerdy Nummies


She's seriously adorable
Jul 30
You might not know this about me, but I'm a big fan of Rosanna Pansino's Nerdy Nummies series. She's bubbly, fun, and puts me in a great mood while teaching me how to make treats based on my favorite videogame and other medi... read
ONE BILLION $$$

Google buys Twitch for a billion bucks


That's a lot of ducks!
Jul 24
Nintendo may think watching Twitch streams is not fun, but a lot of people disagree. Twitch has 50 million active users per month. That's more than the population of California. That's more than 20 times the amount of people ... read
Smooth McGroove

Smooth McGroove makes me feel horrible about my humming abilities yet again


I used to be proud to be able to hum the whole Final Fantasy VII soundtrack
Jul 22
Smooth McGroove does it again with this wonderful arrangement of Zelda II: The Adventure of Link's Temple/Palace Theme. This man is a bundle of talent and I can't wait to see his next new take on an old classic. As a rule, YouTube personalities don't normally impress me in this manner, but I've enjoyed Smooth's takes on classic gaming tunes. Perhaps it'll brighten your day a bit as well.  read
Yogscast

Yogscast participating in revenue share to promote Space Engineers


Can we pay for them to not make that "awww" noise?
Jul 16
YouTube streaming group Yogscast has announced that they will form a partnership with Keen Software. In return for a share of sales revenue for a month of the game Space Engineers, Yogscast will offer a series of vi... read
YouTubers and ethics

Survey: More than 25% of popular YouTubers admit to taking cash from publishers


Here we go
Jul 14
The videogame industry sees its share of controversies and hot-button conversations come and go on a near weekly basis. However, one talking point that always manages to stick around is the topic of ethics, usually with regar... read
Egoraptor

Egoraptor finally decided to get back to Sequelitis


Color me shocked
Jul 02
He sang, he danced, and starred in an awful Pokémon rap video. Seriously -- it was really bad. And now Egoraptor is finally back to doing what we love best: his awesome Sequelitis video series. In the latest entry, he... read
YouTube

YouTube to finally support videos running at 60 frames per second


And a tip jar
Jun 27
At VidCon 2014, YouTube previewed a number of upcoming features and at long last, videos running at 60 frames per second are on the way. 48fps videos are also planned, and while this support will roll out "in the coming month... read
YouTube

PewDiePie reportedly earns $4 million a year


'It's cool to have this kind of influence, but at the same time it's kind of scary'
Jun 17
In a piece on Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg, The Wall Street Journal reports that the famed YouTube personality brings in millions of dollars generated from ads placed on his videos. Make that around $4 million per year, ... read
YouTube

YouTube support for PS4 Share captures coming this year


The Playroom is getting free DLC
Jun 09
YouTube uploads will be supported on PS4 later this year, Sony Entertainment America president and CEO Shawn Layden announced during the company's E3 2014 press briefing. At long last, you'll be able to hit the Share button a... read

Guile's theme really does go with everything


Even with a corgi and husky playing ball
Jun 02
Wait for it... Wa-poosh! [More corgi goodness on the Goro@Welsh corgi YouTube Channel] read
Metal as hell

Get stuck in the metal with this 17-minute tribute to video games


Make the gamers dance 'cause he's rock 'n' rollin'
May 31
What's more metal than a 17-minute instrumental medley featuring some of your favorite video game tracks? Anything Nathan Explosion touches, but that's beside the point. This impressive project was three years in the making,... read
Nintendo

Splitting coin: Nintendo opens affiliate program for YouTube videos


That's less backward than filing unilateral content claims
May 27
Nintendo has changed its stance regarding the company's games being broadcast on YouTube videos. Now, instead of filing claims against videos that depict its titles, Nintendo wants in on the action. Nintendo has unveiled a Yo... read
Plus, an excuse to show clips from Akira
There's been a whole bunch of interesting stuff to talk about in the last week! Halo 5: Guardians has been announced for 2015, Far Cry 4 is coming this fall, Duke Nukem: Mass Destruction has been rebranded as Bombshell, Tom ... read feature

Game Boy

Check out the inner workings of a Game Boy and learn something while you're at it


Wanna see what makes this baby tick?
May 19
Vsauce3 is back at it again, with another stop-motion video like the previous Oculus Rift Fact Surgery we featured not long ago. This time, it's delving into the inner workings of the Game Boy while delivering some facts abo... read
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
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

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
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
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
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

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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