​The Perfect Place for a Horror Game? Pennsylvania, Says Google

We live on the internet nowadays. And there's some thinking that suggests you can get a peek into the psyche of large groups of people by parsing what people search Google for. A new map based on this idea shows that a lot of people want to know why Philadelphia is so haunted. Sounds like the next super-scary video… » 1/27/14 9:00pm 1/27/14 9:00pm

YouTube's Copyright Crackdown: Everything You Need To Know

We're in the second week of a YouTube copyright enforcement crackdown whose most visible effects have been on the video gaming community. Each day turns up a new example of a video getting thrown in YouTube jail on a ridiculous technicality. The situation seems to defy common sense, but we'll try to explain it in… » 12/18/13 5:00pm 12/18/13 5:00pm

Google Buys Company Famous For Scary Military Robots

From privacy concerns to monopolies, some people have been growing increasingly concerned over some of Google's business practices for years now. Wonder what those types think now the search giant owns a company that makes military robots. » 12/14/13 4:39am 12/14/13 4:39am

Game Critic Says YouTube Copyright Policy Threatens His Livelihood…

Three of "Angry Joe" Vargas' 10 most-viewed videos on YouTube, and dozens of others, have been flagged by YouTube's controversial "content ID" system, meaning the independent games critic and personality can't earn any advertising money from them. Last night, Angry Joe responded, very much in character. » 12/12/13 3:30pm 12/12/13 3:30pm

YouTube Copyright Chaos Continues. Game Publishers To The Rescue?

Many gamers who upload footage of video games to YouTube are still getting troubling "content ID" matches that threaten to upend YouTube's gaming content as we know it. But on day three of this controversy, some game publishers appear to be taking steps to help these gamers out. » 12/11/13 9:30pm 12/11/13 9:30pm

YouTube Channels Crippled By Copyright Claims

Numerous video game-related YouTube personalities have spent the last day digging through piles of copyright claims suddenly filling their inboxes, claims that they say are messing with their ability to produce and profit from videos they post online. » 12/10/13 8:00pm 12/10/13 8:00pm