Entries in 'youtube' (103)

Fine Bros apologises for 'react' trademark kerfuffle

Fine Bros apologises for 'react' trademark kerfuffle

Last week, YouTube channel The Fine Brothers attempted to trademark ‘React’ in an effort to monetise and license its reaction show format. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 10:19AM in News
PewDiePie is launching his own video network

PewDiePie is launching his own video network

Disney’s Maker Studios has given Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg the financial backing to launch his own online video network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
DingIt wants in on the streaming sector's riches

DingIt wants in on the streaming sector's riches

In February, DingIt decided to enter the billion-dollar video streaming market. But how can it hope to compete with giants like Twitch and YouTube Gaming? MCV catches up with head ...

on Dec 21st 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Google's former director of gaming content for YouTube Rodrigo Velloso has joined Twitter in a similar capacity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:15AM in News

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III topped YouTube's 2015 games charts

Call of Duty: Black Ops III topped YouTube's 2015 games charts

The games industry may be changing, but some things remain very much the same.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
New Disney XD show to feature Mario Kart 8

New Disney XD show to feature Mario Kart 8

US digital and satellite cable network Disney XD will air an hour-long special featuring Mario Kart 8 competitions next week, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 2:21AM in News
YouTube launches Fair Use policy, will help content creators fight legal battles

YouTube launches Fair Use policy, will help content creators fight legal battles

YouTube is now siding with its content creators over games publishers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 20th 2015 at 11:06AM in News
PewDiePie: Using Adblock doesn't mean you're clever or above the system

PewDiePie: Using Adblock doesn't mean you're clever or above the system

The increasing use of Adblock is having a devastating effect on smaller YouTube channels, video star PewDiePie has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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PewDiePie among YouTube's first subscription stars

PewDiePie among YouTube's first subscription stars

YouTube Red has already enlisted the services of one of the biggest video stars on the planet – PewDiePie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 12:16PM in News
YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube has launched its new premium offering, YouTube Red.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Minecraft streamer buys $4.5m property in Hollywood - report

Minecraft streamer buys $4.5m property in Hollywood - report

Popular Youtube content creator Jordan “CaptainSparklez” Maron has reportedly purchased a $4.5m house in the Hollywood Hills.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:49PM in News
MGS V, Super Mario Maker top YouTube's trending games for September

MGS V, Super Mario Maker top YouTube's trending games for September

YouTube has released its top ten “trending” games from last month, with the chart showing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Super Mario Maker out in front for ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2015 at 8:22PM in News

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FIFA YouTubers robbed by online thieves

FIFA YouTubers robbed by online thieves

Six YouTube stars known for their hugely popular FIFA videos have been targeted by hackers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
YouTube streaming hitting PS4 tomorrow

YouTube streaming hitting PS4 tomorrow

PS4’s 3.00 system update will be rolled out tomorrow, bringing with it the ability to stream gameplay to YouTube for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Soul Axiom dev: 'Popular' YouTuber wanted $22k for one video

Soul Axiom dev: 'Popular' YouTuber wanted $22k for one video

Developer Wales Interactive has said that it was asked for a payment of $22,000 when it approached a YouTuber about possible coverage for its game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 11:28AM in News

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Until Dawn was YouTube's top August game

Until Dawn was YouTube's top August game

PS4 horror title Until Dawn has been named as the ‘hottest’ game on YouTube in July.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
PewDiePie becomes first-ever YouTube channel to exceed 10 billion views

PewDiePie becomes first-ever YouTube channel to exceed 10 billion views

Internet celebrity Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has become the first person to be watched more than 10 billion times on YouTube.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 7th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
'YouTube Gaming can catch up with Twitch'

'YouTube Gaming can catch up with Twitch'

YouTube’s new Gaming portal is a genuine threat to Twitch, warn prominent video journalists. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 4th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
FTC rules Machinima 'deceived' viewers with Xbox One ads

FTC rules Machinima 'deceived' viewers with Xbox One ads

The murky side of YouTube games coverage has been dragged into the light with the confirmation that Machinima paid video makers to make positive Xbox One content without disclosing the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Upcoming PS4 firmware update adds 10 GB of cloud storage, YouTube streaming

Upcoming PS4 firmware update adds 10 GB of cloud storage, YouTube streaming

Sony has revealed a list of new features set to arrive alongside the forthcoming PS4 3.00 firmware update, including an increase in online storage space and the ability to livestream ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 6:30AM in News
Twitch bullish about games video market leadership as YouTube Gaming launches

Twitch bullish about games video market leadership as YouTube Gaming launches

Google’s YouTube Gaming officially launches today, and live-streaming giant Twitch is confident about its position as the market leader.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
YouTube Gaming website and mobile apps launch today

YouTube Gaming website and mobile apps launch today

YouTube Gaming will officially launch later today, with the service tracking gaming videos and livestreams for more than 25,000 games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 26th 2015 at 7:59AM in News
Dead Realm publisher accused of flouting YouTube advertising guidelines

Dead Realm publisher accused of flouting YouTube advertising guidelines

It has emerged that two YouTubers who failed to declare their financial ties to games promoted on their channels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2015 at 3:27PM in News