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Popular Minecraft YouTuber Opens Up About Eating Disorder

YouTube celebrities, especially women in the beauty vlogging community, have been open about how their extremely public job affects their mental …

YouTube stars can fess up to paid promotions easier now

It may start getting clearer when a YouTube video was paid for by an advertiser, but only if the creators feels like sharing.<p>On Tuesday, YouTube said it added an optional feature that puts visible text on the first few seconds of a video. The text reads "Includes paid promotion" in the lower left …

YouTube video questions the durability of Apple's 'sapphire' iPhone lens

Apple has pushed the use of sapphire in its iPhone camera lenses as a big selling point since it was introduced in the iPhone 5S. But a new YouTube …

'Bottle flipping' banned in schools after sweeping internet

A ‘bottle-flipping’ game has been banned in schools after children across the world latched on to the playground craze.<p>The 'Water Bottle Challenge', …

YouTube and Facebook leave video platform pretenders in the dust

Somewhere between Facebook and Netflix exists an invisible pink unicorn: a streaming video platform that offers the best high-quality short-form web …

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Shane Dawson dishes on his most memorable fan moment

One of the most viral YouTube stars of all time, Shane Dawson, recently released his second book <i>It Gets Worse</i>, which tells both happy and sad tales about his life.<p>Before venturing into the book-writing world, Dawson had already made a name for himself on YouTube, with over 15 million followers …

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Woodward-Granger volleyball player is a legit YouTube sensation

WOODWARD, Ia. — When Bree Lesch gets ready to jump on the team bus for a volleyball match, she looks like every other player, dressed in a …

YouTube's most popular star is getting into the world of video game development

This time around, he'll be teaming up with Armin Ibrisagic, one of the designers behind the wonderfully weird "Goat Simulator," to make multiple games on smartphones and PC.<p>PewDiePie, who currently has over 48 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, will offer "creative input" on these …

Twitch is evolving to become more like Amazon -- and YouTube

At its TwitchCon event in San Diego, Twitch announced plans today to allow broadcasters to upload videos to the platform, a la YouTube, and confirmed …

This unreleased game was 'Minecraft' years before 'Minecraft' existed

Video game development is a tough business. A game can come out and be hailed as revolutionary for something that was done in an older game that didn't hit it big, or in some cases, didn't come out at all.<p>One such case is that of "Game Zero," a Nintendo GameCube exclusive that was in development …

DOOM

Mars has gone to Hell. Literally. An evil corporation has tapped the unlimited powers of the underworld with predictable results. Demonic forces have …

Skyrim, Red Dead, BioShock Inspired Westworld

As well as BioWare's morality-minded RPGs.<p>In addition to being based off of Michael Crichton's original 1973 film, HBO's new drama series Westworld …

Sistema VC invests $1 million in VR and AR game developer

Sistema VC has just injected 65 million rubles (slightly more than $1 million at the current exchange rate) in Luden.io, a Moscow-based developer of …

How Nintendo devs grappled with making the first 3D Mario game

<i>"With 3D, little 'lies' like that can go unnoticed. So we lied a lot! I mean, Mario is this weird old dude who can jump 3 times his height…so who’s</i> …

Why Zelda dungeons are so great

Zelda’s a phenomenal series. Stellar puzzles and memorable dungeons have been the foundation for the franchise. But not many people stop to dig into …

Gaming's Greatest Monsters Aren't on the Screen

I have a rubber bracelet in a jewelry box in my spare bathroom. It’s a cheap trinket from last year’s E3, black with red letters on the side. I got …

The 50 Best Video Games of All Time

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Retrogaming

You are now free to buy Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

Yes, the Xbox 360 is officially <i>old-school</i>. Today's Xbox One system update adds direct access to Xbox 360 games, making it easier to actually use the console's backward compatibility function. Before the update, it was unnecessarily difficult to locate and download Xbox 360 titles, but now they'll …

Yoshi's Woolly World Confirmed for 3DS, Includes All Wii U Stages

A new Yoshi's Woolly World game is in development for Nintendo 3DS. The game, announced today during the Nintendo Direct broadcast, will launch on February 3, 2017.<p>The game includes every stage from the Yoshi's Woolly World game for Wii U, while it will also have new "Poochy" stages that are …

Pokemon Go Has Reportedly Made More Than $440 Million

Pokemon Go's number of active daily players may have dropped significantly, but the augmented-reality has still pulled in an impressive amount of money. According to analysis outlet SensorTower, Pokemon Go has pulled in more than $440 million, and it hasn't even reached the two-month …

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Destiny's Battle Axe Forged in Real Life

Destiny's Iron Battle Axe weapon has been forged in real life--and it looks incredible.<p>Bungie recruited the blacksmith company Sword and the Stone to make the weapon, which Lord Saladin wields in the new Rise of Iron expansion coming out later this month. As you can see, forging the weapon in real …

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta Skips PC

<b>[UPDATE]</b> The Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer beta will not be available on PC. The beta will debut on October 14 for PS4, with a release on Xbox One to follow.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>There will be a multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and it will begin on October 14. …