Entries in 'youtube' (117)

PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

YouTube sensation PewDiePie has defended his association with Warner Bros’ Shadow of Mordor promotion, and attacked the press for embroiling him in the controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
TmarTn's CSGO lotto apology roundly criticised, then pulled

TmarTn's CSGO lotto apology roundly criticised, then pulled

One of the YouTubers at the centre of the current CSGO gambling controversy has posted, and subsequently pulled, an apology for his deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
PsiSyndicate admits to rigging Counter Strike betting videos

PsiSyndicate admits to rigging Counter Strike betting videos

One YouTube star has come out and openly admitted to taking part in a fake Counter Strike auction video to promote a site.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
YouTubers embroiled in CS:GO gambling controversy

YouTubers embroiled in CS:GO gambling controversy

Two leading YouTubers have been accused of duping viewers into using a Counter Strike weapon skin gambling site that they themselves established.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2016 at 1:17PM in News

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Battlefield 1 trailer is the most 'liked' ever, Infinite Warfare the most disliked

Battlefield 1 trailer is the most 'liked' ever, Infinite Warfare the most disliked

Two of this year’s biggest Q4 FPS releases are experiencing very different fortunes on YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Dark Souls 3 was YouTube's most popular game in April

Dark Souls 3 was YouTube's most popular game in April

They say YouTube is the best barometer for the games industry, and if that’s the case then the sun is most definitely currently shining on Bandai Namco’s Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 3:26PM in News
YouTube removes Content ID claim revenue block

YouTube removes Content ID claim revenue block

One of the main criticisms of YouTube’s Content ID system has been addressed by the video service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 9:56AM in News
PewDiePie 'not proud' of offensive remarks

PewDiePie 'not proud' of offensive remarks

YouTube King PewDiePie has admitted that he’s uncomfortable with some of the comments he used to make on YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 4:19PM in News

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PlayStation Access hits one million subscribers

PlayStation Access hits one million subscribers

Sony has announced that YouTube channel PlayStation Access has reached one million subscribers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:37PM in News
Quantum Break has option to disable licensed music for YouTubers

Quantum Break has option to disable licensed music for YouTubers

The developer of Quantum Break, Remedy, has given consumers the option of turning off licensed tracks in the upcoming release.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:32AM in News
That Dragon, Cancer dev says Let's Play has trashed sales

That Dragon, Cancer dev says Let's Play has trashed sales

The developer of That Dragon, Cancer has revealed that the game has sold as few as 14k units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2016 at 12:31PM in News
Popular speedrunner has Mario Maker levels wiped by Nintendo

Popular speedrunner has Mario Maker levels wiped by Nintendo

Nintendo’s turbulent relationship with the online games community continues to fumble along.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:44AM in News

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Machinima and FTC call peace on deceptive advertising complaint

Machinima and FTC call peace on deceptive advertising complaint

The US Federal Trade Commission has agreed a final consent order with Machinima about the network’s future paid endorsements.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Kojima launches 'HideoTube' YouTube channel

Kojima launches 'HideoTube' YouTube channel

Free as a bird and without a care in the world, liberated developer Hideo Kojima has launched his own YouTube channel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
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

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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
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
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