Thursday, June 20, 2013

Next Gen Consoles, YouTube, and You: A Bleak Future?

      YouTube is a very central part of today's gaming culture. With hundreds of thousands of YouTuber content creators getting billions of views from millions of passionate gamers. There is a vast multitude of sub-genres within the YouTube gaming community ranging from comedies, tips and tricks, walkthroughs, "Let's Plays",  angry rants, reviews, glitches, advice, montages, and "how to" videos just to name but a few. It goes without saying, although I will go ahead and say it anyway, YouTube... is kind of a big deal. With the gaming world moving onto the next generation of consoles, it begs the question, how will YouTube be affected by this?

Friday, December 14, 2012

Medal of Honor Warfighter: Can the new patch bring the game back from the dead?

In this short video iRageX gives his opinion on whether the new patch and new DLC can revitalize Medal of Honor Warfighter. He shares the most important changes that the patch has to offer and how they will improve the game.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Episode 9 - Rage of Duty

In this episode NOVAxDRAGON, ZitterZap and iRageX talk about Black Ops 2, WiiU, ZombieU, GTA IV, Battlefield 3, Medal of Honor Warfighter, Halo 4, Pokemon Black 2, Lego Lord of the Rings and Towns.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

YouTuber gets strike for reporting Black Ops 2 aimbot user to Activision

A fairly popular YouTuber named NickBunyun has received a strike on his YouTube account for posting a video reporting a Black Ops 2 player who was using an aimbot and ruining their experience with the game. The video was also taken down by Activision giving reasons of copyright claims. Below is his video response detailing what happened.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Battlefield 3 Aftermath, Why fans should be excited about this DLC

In this clip ZitterZap and NOVAxDRAGON discuss all the details regarding the new upcoming Battlefield 3 expansion DLC called Aftermath. We talk about the crossbow, scavenger game mode, new vehicles, support class losing helmet, sunglasses and aftershocks. We go off topic and talk about other games that have similar weapons and game modes. We discuss whether there will be class balance issues when the crossbow arrives. We discuss whether game balance and extended longevity of a game is a priority for modern publishers and game developers. We talk about scavenger game mode and whether it will have mass appeal. We talk how happy we are with our purchase of Battlefield 3 Premium and how every new DLC is essentially a new game. In the end we talk about our love and hate relationship with DICE.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

EA Flagging YouTube content containing Battlefield 3 footage, Our discussion

In this 16 minute audio clip ZitterZap and NOVAxDRAGON talk about EA flagging YouTube content containing Battlefield 3 footage and how this affect the smaller YouTubers who are not partnered. We analyze whether this is for short term profit gain from EA and if it will affect their brand in the long term. We talk about how big corporations are showing their power on YouTube and will this have a demoralizing effect on YouTubers who for the most part are doing this for free. We speculate whether we will see game companies in the future distribute licenses to control what kind of video content is distributed on the internet regarding their game. We analyze the growth in YouTube community and whether it has a part in making it a target when compared to services like Twitch.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Episode 8 - Back To Business

In this episode ZitterZap and NOVAxDRAGON talk about EA flagging YouTube Content, Battlefield 3 Aftermath details, Crossbow, Scavenger Mode, Payday: the Heist, Far Cry 3, Medal of Honor Warfighters Expectations, The Chromebook and Primal Carnage – Dino Mode.