Mass Effect, Played Without Firing A Single Shot

Regardless of what class you play in Mass Effect, one of the biggest tools in your arsenal are your guns. The game expects you to use them every once in a while, sometimes in combination with your other skills. But this isn't stopping someone from going through all the games in the franchise entirely without guns. » 9/08/14 7:00pm 9/08/14 7:00pm

Even YouTube's Most Popular Gamer Is Sick Of The Comments

"I go to the comments, and it's mainly spam, it's people self-advertising, people that are trying to provoke, people who reply to all these...just all this stuff that, to me, it doesn't mean anything." This is rockstar Let's Play-er PewDiePie explaining why he's removing comments from his insanely popular YouTube… » 9/02/14 11:55am 9/02/14 11:55am

YouTuber: Twitch Streamers Should Have Seen Music Crackdown Coming

Gamers have been up in arms ever since Twitch began to enforce harsher restrictions against users playing copyrighted music in their videos. Hovering around the edges of this chorus of unpleasantly surprised voices, meanwhile, are all the YouTube broadcasters who are still reeling from the crackdown they all… » 8/07/14 3:00pm 8/07/14 3:00pm

Nintendo's Plan To Work With YouTubers Sounds Ambitious

After initially tolerating YouTubers who ran their own ads on Nintendo-related videos and then cracking down on the practice, Nintendo recently promised to implement some sort of revenue-sharing program. What had sounded like a plan to split ad money on Let's Plays suddenly sounds like something grander. » 6/16/14 6:48pm 6/16/14 6:48pm

Nintendo Has A Plan To Share Money With YouTubers

Almost exactly a year after Nintendo sparked a controversy over the way it was forcing ads on YouTube videos featuring footage from its video games, the company looks like it's officially changing tack. It took to Twitter earlier today to describe a new "affiliate program" that will split revenue between Nintendo,… » 5/27/14 3:00pm 5/27/14 3:00pm

Video Commentator TotalBiscuit Gets Personal About Cancer

"If you were hoping to hear about video games..." he says, pausing for a moment. Comically gruesome gameplay footage of a doctor clumsily fiddling with a half-excavated chest cavity continues to run uninterrupted on the YouTube video. "Not today. I think that needed a video of its own, to explain there." » 4/30/14 12:15pm 4/30/14 12:15pm