Tag Archives: youtube
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 | 22:27 GMT
YouTubers across the world are reporting a torrent of YouTube Content ID warnings landing in their inboxes today, in what appears to be the start of a crackdown on monetised Let’s Plays and other home-grown content. One source has stepped forward to tell us what they think is going on.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | 22:10 GMT
With the exception of Austria, Ireland and New Zealand, where it will roll out a few days later, a dedicated YouTube app will be available on Xbox One from day one in all launch territories. The app boasts Kinect voice and gesture commands, full 1080p streaming, and subscription support. YouTube and Microsoft are working to make it compatible with Snap, too. Both Microsoft and YouTube have further details.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 | 00:07 BST
Rockstar parent company Take-Two Interactive has outlined its policies regarding user videos of Grand Theft Auto 5, if you’re keen to avoid a takedown notice.
Mon, Sep 09, 2013 | 00:22 BST
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | 15:35 BST
It would seem that Microsoft recognises the importance of YouTubers in the gaming market, as it announces the Upload Outreach Program. This will see a free console, free games, and a year of Xbox Live Gold go to 20 aspiring streamers.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 06:48 BST
While generously not slapping Let’s Play creators with takedowns, Nintendo has put in ID claims on clips of its games beyond a certain length – bracketing them with adds and pocketing the revenue.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 00:54 GMT
According to the Think with Google blog, the first PlayStation 4 ad totted up over 26 million views last month. Despite launching close to the end of the month, on February 20, it’s the most-viewed ad uploaded to YouTube for February, beating out a number of viral contenders like the Oreo whisper fight and Pepsi’s Harlem Shake effort. An excellent result for PlayStation’s new agency, then. See the ad for yourself through the break.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 16:11 GMT
PlayStation 3 has received its own dedicated YouTube app today, and Sony has kindly sent over a whopping list of app features. It can do quite a lot, it seems.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 04:20 GMT
The Vita’s YouTube app has been received a significant update. Most of the changes seem to be enhancements to navigation and accessibility, with subscription management, channel views, better controls, playlists, closed captions, continuous playback, face button controls, sharing and improved search. A full change log is available on the PlayStation Blog.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 15:12 GMT
Aero Porter and Pac-Man are just two titles on offer this week via the North American Nintendo eShop. Other titles include Invasion of the Alien Blobs!, Bloons TD 4, and the YouTube app for Wii U. Full update is below.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 05:05 GMT
Well, this is odd. Visit the Nintendo Wii Channel and you can now grab a free YouTube app. Going by the announcement on the YouTube blog, the app is restricted to US residents only, but expected to reach other countries soon. The Wii is nearly six years old; its successor, the Wii U, launches in the US this weekend and hits Europe at the end of the month, and releases with a YouTube app built-in.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 21:21 BST
Sony has announced YouTube is now available for Vita. The download is free through the US PS Vita Store on PSN, and service will allow users to do what they normally do on YouTube: recommended videos, search, access viewing history, add favorites, like or dislike a video, add trolling or positive comments. Fire up your Vita and get it now.
Tue, Jun 05, 2012 | 20:04 BST
Wii U can take on a more important role than the TV, so the console has a dedicated GamePad with a screen so people could play games while someone else was watching TV. It’s the first-dedicated personal screen, changing reliance on the TV screens, said Nintendo during its E3 press conference. “Wii U does three different things: changes gaming, how you interact with friends, and how you enjoy your TV,” said Reggie Files-Aime. “It stands to revolutionize your livingroom.” Amazon video, Hulu, Netflix were announced. YouTube as well. Nintendo said more on outside content coming to Wii U will be announced and detailed at a later date.
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 | 07:08 BST
Sony has announced the Vita will soon benefit from an official YouTube app. The app is apparently quite fully featured, allowing for easy searching, commenting and marking favourites. It’s the latest in a series of Vita system software announces and additions over the past few months including nico nico, Skype, and three new social exploration apps.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 | 11:48 GMT
Microsoft’s launched YouTube, Blinkbox, MSN and Muzu.TV onto Xbox 360. The YouTube app will enable users to search for videos on the service, while Blinkbox users will get access to 10,000 movies with added voice and body Kinect controls. Muzu.TV will provide music videos, while the MSN app will push its entertainment content.
The new Xbox dashboard launched last week. Thanks, MCV.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 | 00:35 GMT
Viacom appears to have gone on some sort of YouTube copyright infringement rampage, with the result that a huge number of videos related to the VGAs have been pulled. One of these is the official trailer for The Last of Us, hosted on the game’s own YouTube channel, resulting in a copyright infringement notice smack in the middle of its own website. Whoops. Sony told Kotaku it hopes to have the matter resolved shortly.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 22:37 BST
Microsoft announced during its E3 press event that not only will voice control be coming to Kinect soon, but the ability to search using Bing, and the ability to watch live television programming and YouTube on the console as well.
Wed, May 04, 2011 | 00:59 BST
Four episodes into Mortal Kombat: Legacy, and we’ve hit the part voted “most likely to feature scantily clad ladies” – the origins of Kitana and Mileena.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 04:48 BST
It can’t all be doom, gloom, and the PSN being hacked. Sometimes it’s tiny, cheerful (and occasionally stupid) nuggets of news.
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 | 07:37 BST
Live action web show Mortal Kombat: Legacy is going down a treat, racking up 5.5 million views in its first seven days.