Pewdiepie has been on YouTube for about five years now. Inevitably, some fans who have stuck with him the entire way through now think they miss the “old” Pewdiepie. That’s why Pewdiepie took to YouTube last weekend to talk about how awful and amateurish his early days actually were.
“YouTube has a problem...the most recent one involves something that I absolutely hate, which is drama,” Pewdiepie, YouTube’s biggest star, said in a video on Saturday that is approaching three million views. “Drama is the hot new thing. Drama is what everyone is talking about.”
Updating the story of the developer of Kickstarter success Bear Simulator quitting over internet drama, YouTube personality PewDiePie has made his video review of the game public once more, along with a message about weathering criticism. Read the updated story here.
In 2014 nearly 4,000 backers pledged $100,000 for a silly game about being a bear. Yesterday, despite seemingly happy backers and 78 percent positive reviews on Steam, Bear Simulator’s developer says updating the game any further is “a lost cause.”
Earlier this month, famed YouTuber Pewdiepie (aka Felix Kjellberg) appeared on Conan to promote his new show. After the interview, Conan filmed a “Clueless Gamer” segment, which aired tonight. It was okay, but not great.
The first thing you’ll hear in the premiere of YouTube Red’s new show Scare Pewdiepie is its host, Felix Kjellberg, screaming. Of course it is.
Pewdiepie used to be pretty well known among gaming circles. You can say that he was internet famous. Now, he’s actually famous.
YouTube’s biggest star does read his YouTube comments. Surprising absolutely no one, the comments can get pretty terrible. Especially recently.
A few days into 2016, we’ve already got frontrunners for “questionable choice of the year.” Hey, at least it’s hilarious.
YouTube’s biggest star Pewdiepie weighs in on YouTube’s upcoming subscription service over on Tumblr, and he’s got some healthy dose of realism for everybody.
YouTube’s biggest star was on the Late Show last night—and the segment was actually pretty good.
Right now, the top game on the App Store stars none other than Felix Kjellberg. I took the game for a spin, and here’s what I found.
PewDiePie is famed for his over-the-top reactions to horror games. But that’s PewDiePie from 2012. PewDiePie from 2015? It takes more than a cheap jump scare to rile him up—and this reality is causing some friction with fans.
Kenny Sun wanted to make games for a living, but in the weeks after graduating college, quietly resigned himself to accepting a boring programming job, something to help pay the bills. Then, he noticed a huge spike in traffic on his website. That’s what happens with a PewDiePie video.
This is Felix Kjellberg, giving us some major real talk about his success—and it’s wonderful.
We've updated our post about Nintendo's new YouTube plan: Pewdiepie has weighed in on the issue, and he does not sound happy about it. Read what he has to say here.
If you use YouTube much, or if you're someone that makes videos, then you're already familiar with one of the fundamental ways YouTube is broken: it doesn't always show people the latest uploads, even if they're subscribed to someone.
Four years ago, an account named "PewDiePie" uploaded a video to YouTube. It was about Minecraft. The video featured what sounded like a young man laughing heartily at an unlucky zombie that had gotten stuck in a tree. The commentary wasn't in English—it was in Swedish.