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Popular VTuber Kson's Character in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Revealed

Sega has kept the character played in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth by popular Vtuber and YouTuber Kson a mystery, until now.  Today I played the demo of the game at Tokyo Game Show (of course, you…

September 22, 2023 | 07:26 EDT

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Sonic the Hedgehog's Tails is Now a VTuber, Apparently

Sonic the Hedgehog's Tails will be starring in a new informative show as a Vtuber, promising to tell the world about "all things Sonic" starting next week. With the second Sonic the Hedgehog movie…

March 17, 2022 | 02:22 EDT

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Guinness Apologizes For Falsely Claiming Super Mario Bros. Speedruns

If you've got a Super Mario Bros. speedrun posted up on YouTube, you may want to go check on it. Guinness World Records has apologized after it mistakenly claimed a large number of Super Mario Bros …

May 25, 2020 | 09:43 EDT

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Preserving Pokémon's Cut Content - An Interview with Dr. Lava

The world of Pokémon has always been one of keen interest to gamers. For decades, schoolyard rumors fueled by the wild imaginations of pre-adolescents have taken a life of its own, most of which are…

August 23, 2019 | 02:00 EDT

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Nintendo 3DS Ending YouTube App Support In The Near Future

A new notice on Nintendo's website and within the Nintendo 3DS platform itself revealed that the YouTube app on the 3DS will no longer be supported as of the end of August. The notice states: At…

July 31, 2019 | 10:40 EDT

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NBCUniversal Makes Copyright Claims On Beat Saber Songs

In a recent episode of The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon showed off the VR game Beat Saber. He, along with guest Brie Larson of Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame, played a few rounds, the charts…

April 30, 2019 | 09:20 EDT

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YouTube Is Developing Interactive Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Content

Online video giant YouTube is to develop its own choose-your-own-adventure-style interactive programming. The new content is likely intended to compete with Netflix shows like Black Mirror:…

April 11, 2019 | 09:30 EDT

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YouTube Creator Misleads Public Over Anthem Video Takedown

A prominent content creator on YouTube is currently embroiled in a minor scandal with giant publisher Electronic Arts. YouTuber Gggmanlives recently posted his thoughts on Anthem, the latest game…

February 24, 2019 | 10:07 EST

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Beat Saber Announces All Official Tracks Are Removed From ContentID

BeatGamesStudio, the developers of Beat Saber, have announced an agreement to turn off ContentID on Youtube for a few tracks in the game. These few tracks were the only official tracks that had…

February 1, 2019 | 01:06 EST

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Creepy Legend of Zelda 'Minus World' Discovered

The NES version of the Legend of Zelda has always been known for having its share of secret content. Today though, something unimaginable was uncovered, thanks to the efforts of one YouTube…

January 3, 2019 | 11:43 EST

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Nintendo Creators Program Ending As Company Reverses Course

An announcement has gone out regarding the Nintendo Creators Program ending very soon on the company's official Twitter. Details on the closure are expanded in a linked news post on the company's…

November 28, 2018 | 09:49 EST


SteamWatch - Game Developer Feuds With Several YouTubers And Threatens Legal Action

The head of the indie video game company LaserChain LLC has recently sent legal threats and a copyright violation notice to YouTube regarding a small YouTuber's video criticizing LaserChain LLC's…

September 6, 2018 | 02:30 EDT

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YouTube And Netflix Could Still Be Coming To Nintendo Switch

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says "conversations are on-going" to bring YouTube and Netflix to the Switch. This comment comes after an "error" on retailer Best Buy's online store on…

June 15, 2018 | 02:58 EDT

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TechRaptor's Guide To Watching E3 2018 From Home

E3 2018 begins in just under a week, and this is a time that many gamers are looking forward to as we get a glimpse of what we should be expecting going forward and what so many companies have been…

June 4, 2018 | 12:00 EDT


John "TotalBiscuit" Bain Passes Away at 33

John Bain, known by his online handle TotalBiscuit, has passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He was 33 years old. Bain was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer in 2015. Due to this…

May 24, 2018 | 09:31 EDT

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Chatting with Seraphim17 - What It's Like to be a YouTuber and Advice if You Want to Start

YouTube is an internet powerhouse. There isn’t anyone that would deny that it is the premier video sharing site on the planet, with nearly five billion (yes, billion) videos watched per day. Now I,…

February 26, 2018 | 09:00 EST

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CS:GO Lotto Owner TMarTn Promoting Call of Duty WWII

Controversial YouTube streamer Trevor 'TmarTn' Martin has begun streaming coverage of Activision's Call of Duty: WWII, despite his checkered past with another game he was associated with, Counter-…

November 5, 2017 | 09:23 EST


CSGO Lotto Owners Reach Settlement with FTC

The case regarding Counter Strike Global Offensive's Lotto lawsuit has been settled with the FTC. Last year, two YouTubers by the name of Trevor Martin and Tom Cassell, better known as TmarTn” and “…

September 9, 2017 | 02:16 EDT


YouTube is Still Burning A Year Later

Approximately one year ago, I wrote an article regarding the many problems that YouTube was facing at the time.  It was a list that was born out of not only what I had seen happening on the platform…

August 29, 2017 | 12:00 EDT


The Sun Rises, It Sets, and More DMCAs - Alex Mauer Saga

Look, at this point, I really wish this was a KekRaptor series. But even after the series of DMCAs last week that hit wrestlers, musicians, and Youtubers alike, Alex Mauer isn't done with the DMCA…

August 8, 2017 | 10:06 EDT

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[Updated] River City Ransom Underground Returns To Steam, Developer's YouTube Taken Down - Alex Mauer Saga

The Alex Mauer Saga continues to unfold; while we're on a holding pattern right now with the Imagos Softworks case, the situation surrounding Conatus Creative's River City Ransom Underground…

July 29, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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River City Ransom: Underground Changing Soundtrack - Alex Mauer Saga

In case you missed it earlier today, TechRaptor reported on the continuing saga surrounding the DMCAs associated with music creator Alex Mauer. As mentioned in that article, one game that has been…

July 18, 2017 | 08:17 EDT

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DMCAs, Death Threats, and Legal Battles: The Saga of Alex Mauer

To say that the world surrounding YouTube and indie gaming is a murky swamp may be the understatement of the year right now. YouTubers have had to deal with the #adpocolypse and the fallout from the…

July 18, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Shady Russian Market For Asset Flip Games Uncovered

If you're reading this, then you're most likely aware of the problems that continue to plague Steam's massive PC marketplace. Games cobbled together from example assets and copyrighted material are…

April 12, 2017 | 09:30 EDT


YouTube Removes Annotations, Focus Lies on Cards

The Google-owned streaming video behemoth YouTube have released a statement announcing the end of the annotations editor feature. This feature allowed creators to add little overlays to their videos…

March 23, 2017 | 10:00 EDT

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Google Tells Copyright Office 99.95% of Takedowns Are Non-Existent

99.95% of the copyright takedown notices received by Google are non-existent, according to Google. In a filing with the U.S. Copyright Office obtained by TorrentFreak, Google noted that there had…

February 27, 2017 | 09:04 EST


[Updated] Pewdiepie Dropped By Disney Following Controversial Video

It seems like Pewdiepie, the most popular YouTuber on the service, has been dropped by his network Maker Studios after he posted a video on his channel that featured an anti-Semitic slogan. Maker…

February 14, 2017 | 10:00 EST

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[Updated] Art of Stealth Developer Taking On Jim Sterling

Update 2: Valve has removed Art of Stealth from Steam for other reasons. You can read more about that here. Original Story and first update below: Some people are naturals at fanning the flames of…

January 17, 2017 | 12:25 EST


Electronic Arts Sets Up New Rules for Sponsored Content

Electronic Arts is setting up new rules and regulations for sponsored content. In a post on the EA german website (which has been partially translated thanks to NeoGaf) we see EA breaking down new…

November 16, 2016 | 11:14 EST


[Updated] Samsung Allegedly Takes Down GTA Note 7 Bomb Mod Video

Samsung has filed a copyright claim against a video by Modded Games on YouTube showcasing a Grand Theft Auto V mod that replaced Sticky Bombs with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone as reported by The…

October 20, 2016 | 08:30 EDT


Youtuber NepentheZ Pleads Not Guilty To FUT Galaxy Gambling Charges

In September, we reported that the first ever video game gambling charges in the UK had been brought against the Youtuber NepentheZ (also known as Craig Douglas) and his associate Dylan Rigby. The…

October 17, 2016 | 03:03 EDT


Documentary DMCA'd For Using Nazi Anthem

James Lambert, creator of the documentary You Don't Know Hitler, wrote a blog post explaining that the documentary had been taken down from YouTube over a copyright claim. The copyright claim was…

September 26, 2016 | 05:49 EDT

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YouTube Changes YouTube Heroes Video Stealthily

One of the most frustrating things as a YouTube creator can be needing a small change in a video, and having to go through an entire encoding process to remake a change. Then you have to upload the…

September 23, 2016 | 01:38 EDT

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YouTube Heroes Program Rewards Users Who Flag Videos

YouTube has added the 'YouTube Heroes Program', which allows users to mass flag videos when they reach the third of five total 'Levels.' Users enrolled in the program will gain points towards these…

September 21, 2016 | 12:26 EDT

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YouTube Demonitizes Videos Not Deemed "Advertiser-Friendly"

Terms of Services for a website are a fluid thing. As sites grow and mature, the content of their Terms and Services changes, as does the frequency that they enforce it. Unfortunately, it seems that…

August 31, 2016 | 09:08 EDT

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[Rumor] YouTube Backstage to Add Photo Sharing, Polls, and Links

It's all about the fans. Or at least that's what a lot of YouTubers like to say now a days, as subscriber and fan interaction is one of the best ways to supposedly grow your audience and your…

August 25, 2016 | 07:37 EDT

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No Man's Sky News: First Update; Youtube Abuse; Soundtrack Released

No Man's Sky is releasing early next week, and even after the trophy list was leaked to the public, some final bits of news are still trickling in.  Two bits of information regarding the first…

August 5, 2016 | 12:24 EDT


YouTube is Burning, and Google Isn't Lifting a Finger To Stop It

Every new version of media has their ups and downs. From newspapers to television, you can't expect a new media empire to start up without some bumps along the way. However, one might also expect a…

August 1, 2016 | 01:00 EDT

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[Updated] Warner Bros. settles with FTC on paid YouTube videos

Yesterday, it was announced that the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has settled with the Federal Trade commission for what occurred during the marketing campaign for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. …

July 12, 2016 | 09:30 EDT

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[Corrected] PsiSyndicate Admits to Receiving Rigged SteamLoto Boxes

[Important Notice: The writer of this article posted some information that was incorrect and implied that PsiSyndicate received his boxes from CSGOLotto, the site that Martin and Cassell are alleged…

July 4, 2016 | 08:17 EDT

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[Update] CSGO Lotto Warned Against By Steam As Scandal Emerges

Valve has begun issuing warnings to players to not use the high-profile CSGO Lotto website for the game Counter Strike: Global Offensive on Steam, after it was discovered that the said website was…

July 4, 2016 | 01:10 EDT

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Steam Developer Threatens NerdCubed Over 2015 Video

Chances are, you probably haven't heard of Monster Truck Destruction. Put out for $5 onto PC by ODD Games and Merge Games in July of 2015, the game was originally available on Android and designed…

July 4, 2016 | 08:42 EDT

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft Agree to Follow EU Hate Speech Rules

The European Commission announced a new code of conduct which is intended to combat hate speech online. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft have agreed to abide by the code. The agreement…

May 31, 2016 | 09:54 EDT

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H3H3 Productions Lawsuit Helps Start Fair Use Protection Account (FUPA)

If you pay attention to YouTube at all, you may have heard what Ethan and Hila Klein of H3H3 Productions have been going through recently. In case you haven't, H3H3 Productions is currently in the…

May 27, 2016 | 08:30 EDT

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Facing Hate Speech Complaints in France

Three French activist organizations stated that they plan to file legal complaints against popular social media sites that they believe are in violation of the country's hate speech laws. They claim…

May 16, 2016 | 09:43 EDT

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Many A True Nerd Interview Part 4 - MCNs, Patreon, and the Proverbial End of the World

Here we are in the fourth and final part of my interview with YouTuber Many A True Nerd. In this part, Jon and I discuss Managed Content Networks, Patreon, YouTube Red, and other financial ins and…

May 12, 2016 | 09:00 EDT

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Many A True Nerd Interview Part 3 - Fallout 4's Features, Foibles, and Forebears

Here we are in the third of four parts of my interview with the delightful YouTuber Many A True Nerd. So far, we've discussed YouTube in general in the first part and the mechanics of "You Only Live…

May 11, 2016 | 09:00 EDT

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Many A True Nerd Interview Part 2 - You Only Live Once, Somersaults, and Robotic Romance

Welcome to the second part of my four part interview with YouTuber Many A True Nerd. In the previous part, we discussed his YouTube channel in general, classical history, and coarse language. This…

May 10, 2016 | 09:00 EDT