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COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ – Rich Keith, Yogscast

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge. Today Yogscast boss Rich Keith tells MCV about the firm’s audience and how the shift from written words to video has affected the game media. For …

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Next week’s London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Three online giants have been added to the London Games Conference schedule. Next week’s central London day-long conference on games marketing has added Facebook, Google and Yogscast to an already-impressive line-up that includes Buzzfeed, IGN, Curse, Gamer Network, PlayStation, Parker Consulting, Respondez and Green Man Gaming. The full schedule can …

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Humble Bundle teams up with YogsCast for curated storefront

Hot on the heels of curated lists on the Steam store, Humble Bundle has followed suit with a venture of its own. It is debuting the feature with a list from YouTube network YogsCast. The media organisation chooses which games appear on its storefront and in turn receives a five …

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Yogscast launches official iOS app

Maker Studios has launched a new iOS app dedicated to the Yogscast network. It follows the release of an app dedicated to Maker’s YouTube poster boy PewDiePie earlier this month. This new app is built in much the same way, offering quick access to the channel’s content as well as …

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Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

An alleged payment of $150k from Yogventures developer Winterkewl to Yogscast remains unaccounted for. Developer Kris Vale said in a Kickstarter update post that his studio prior to the game’s cancellation agreed that $150,000 would be transferred to the Yogscast with the understanding that they would use that money exclusively …

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Winterkewl details Yogventures’ demise

Lead developer at Winterkewl Kris Vale has attempted to explain the chain of events that led to last week’s termination of Yogventures. The Yogscast-themed adventure title was successfully Kickstarted to the tune of $570k in 2012 but was last week abandoned, with the vague promise that backers will be compensated …

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Yogscast Kickstarter game cancelled; backers ‘unlikely’ to be refunded

A Kickstarter campaign for an adventure game based on popular YouTube channel Yogscast has been scrapped, with backers likely to lose out on a refund. The Yogventures project raised $570,000 on the crowd-funding site back in 2012, with indie developer Winterkewl Games set to create the title in time for …

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Yogscast confirms revenue sharing agreement with Space Engineers dev

Video game YouTube network Yogscast has become one of the first to confirm it has entered into a revenue sharing agreement to promote Steam Early Access title Space Engineers. It’s part of a new initiative called YogDiscovery that the network describes as a way of encouraging our creators to showcase …

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Yogscast: The journey behind the UK’s No.1 YouTube channel

Nobody paid attention when the Yogscast was created six years ago. Born as BlueXephos, founded by everyday gamers Simon Lane and Lewis Brindley, it was just one of thousands of YouTube channels offering original gaming content. But in 2014 it’s difficult for anyone in games to not have heard of …

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Yogscast: We would never compromise our integrity

UK YouTube giant Yogscast says it can help publishers sell games, but it will never compromise its integrity. The company’s comments come as Microsoft and EA suffer criticism for encouraging YouTube bloggers to post positive coverage about its games in exchange for money. Yogscast is a value-led business and the …

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