Last weekend, Epic kicked off its $8 million Fortnite “Summer Skirmish” series with a $250,000 tournament featuring top-tier players and content creators. Thanks to latency issues and confusing camera work, it was a disaster. Now Epic has put out a postmortem acknowledging that, yeah, between lag and hyper-cautious…
Jeff Kornberg’s YouTube channel, The Dragon’s Tomb, does not stand out from the throng of other channels hosting tutorials for board games. Like his peers, Kornberg explains the rules in a slow, gentle voice with frequent cutaways to each game’s pieces, cards, and setup. The difference between Kornberg’s channel and…
One of the hottest games on YouTube over the last couple of months isn’t some big-budget action game. It’s Baldi’s Basics in Education & Entertainment, an intentionally horrifying pseudo-educational game we covered back in April. It’s turned out to be the perfect game for YouTube.
At Vidcon yesterday, YouTube announced new ways creators can make money and grow their communities on the platform. These changes include channel memberships, merchandise, and the ability to run pre-recorded videos as a “live moment” that creators and fans can watch together.
After retiring from games criticism at the start of the month, YouTube personality John “Totalbiscuit” Bain has passed away.
“Today’s video is very funny, guys,” says Tommy Ladd, 13, in a recent YouTube video. “I am on Fortnite Battle Royale right now, guys, and what I’m going to be doing is buying this massive bundle of 10,000 V-bucks,” the virtual in-game currency in Fortnite. He pauses for effect and laughs before adding, “—and I’m going…
Now that the Fortnite comet has hit, the map is doted with craters. The biggest crater, as we all know, is located at Dusty Divot. You can’t really go to Dusty without entering a fight now. Regardless, one group of fearless Fortnite fans challenged themselves to build over the entire crater, and it turned into an…
YouTube personality John “Totalbiscuit” Bain is retiring as a game critic, he said today, citing his failing health and telling fans that he believes he will die soon.
Last Saturday, YouTuber Mokou posted a video in which he said he’d retire from pro gaming if he didn’t win any prize money at this past Sunday’s Puyo Puyo tournament. He lost and now he’s really sorry.
I never really thought about this, but dinosaurs were kind of OP. That’s probably why they dominated the earth for so long. In a video on the YouTube channel TierZoo titled “Earth’s Worst Balance Patch,” I got to hear why.
We’re playing Boss Key Productions’ Radical Heights on YouTube Live! Lawbreakers crashed and burned, but Boss Key is trying to bounce back with their own battle royale game. It’s super early access, but that won’t stop us from winning first place and claiming an off-brand chicken dinner.
A Japanese morning show recently did a report on how some kids are doing their homework while playing clips of YouTubers studying.
Paul and Heather are streaming Yakuza 6: The Song of Life right now on YouTube. Join the stream while we explore the amazing seaside town of Onomichi, punch people, and sing the sweetest karaoke.
Earlier this month, Tokyo-based YouTuber TkyoSam put a GoPro on the conveyer belt at a Sushiro rotating sushi restaurant. The chain has issued an apology and is now banning photography in their restaurants.
Since last fall, there have been a couple isolated incidents of YouTubers holding signs that read, “Free oppai” (“Free boobs”), encouraging people to feel their breasts. Today, the Japanese media reports that charges have been filed against YouTubers in an alleged incident from this January.
This past weekend at IEM Katowice, Counter-Strike pro Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski did an interview on behalf of his team Virtus Pro, since they’d ended up in last place. The interview footage gained attention thanks to a brief cutaway to the stands, which captured an insatiable couple going to town on each other.
Potato chips featuring the images of popular Japanese YouTubers, such as Hikakin (pictured), are going on sale later this month.
The past handful of days have been a whirlwind for Peter “Rolly Ranchers” Varady. In that time, the 12 year-old has gone from being just another kid trying his hand at YouTube, to someone with nearly 100,000 subscribers, to a swatting victim.
Ever heard of Breath of the Wild’s “bow spin”? It’s an advanced technique that helps Link terrorize his enemies, perhaps in ways that Nintendo never intended. Here’s how you do it.