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The Inbetweeners’ Jay Has His Own YouTube Gaming Channel

James Buckley, a.k.a. Jay from “The Inbetweeners,” has a YouTube gaming channel aptly titled “Completed It Mate.”

The Inbetweeners star James Buckley, more commonly known for his time portraying the foul-mouthed bullshitter Jay in the Channel 4 sitcom, now has his own YouTube gaming channel. Continue reading The Inbetweeners’ Jay Has His Own YouTube Gaming Channel

YouTube Supports 4K Live Streaming Beating Twitch To The Punch

YouTube officially added support for live streams in glorious 4K, which would allow YouTubers and media partners to stream regular and 360-degree videos in Ultra-high definition (UHD).

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How the Twitch vs YouTube War Affects Content Creators

The relationship between Twitch and YouTube started amicably enough. Twitch allowed streamers to easily export their highlights to YouTube, while YouTube added a notification to channels for when the creator was live on Twitch. But the symbiotic relationship quickly turned hostile, and now the two video giants are locked in a war for the future of gaming video content. Continue reading How the Twitch vs YouTube War Affects Content Creators

Twitch and YouTube ‘taking misogynistic abuse in gaming seriously’

Two of the biggest gaming sites in the world say they are battling to stamp out sexist and misogynistic comments and behavior on their platforms.

Female gamers get regular abuse on sites like Twitch and YouTube.

Improvements are “happening as fast as we can” according to Anna Prosser Robinson from Twitch.

“Harassment has no place on the platform, and we have guidelines against it,” adds YouTube.

Continue reading Twitch and YouTube ‘taking misogynistic abuse in gaming seriously’

YouTube Gaming v1.5 adds chat overlay to full-screen videos, landscape orientation, watch history, a new easter egg, and more

It has been about six weeks since the last YouTube Gaming update rolled out, and it’s clear the developers have been keeping pretty busy on making changes. The latest update has quite a few improvements to be found throughout the app, not to mention at least one feature that might be considered pretty huge. Topping the list is a new live comment stream that overlays gameplay videos so you can see the action and watch the commentary at the same time. A few features have been moved to more convenient places, and a video history is now available. Finally, there’s a new easter egg, and it’s pretty awesome. Continue reading YouTube Gaming v1.5 adds chat overlay to full-screen videos, landscape orientation, watch history, a new easter egg, and more

YouTube works toward ‘melt my brain’ virtual reality

In his first interview as the video empire’s engineering chief, Matthew Mengerink discusses virtual reality, making money and stepping into the role during trying times for YouTube’s engineers.

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Soon after Matthew Mengerink became YouTube’s engineering chief a few weeks back, he got a taste of the virtual reality footage Google has been working on but hasn’t released to the public yet. Continue reading YouTube works toward ‘melt my brain’ virtual reality

YouTube Gaming’s Science Fiction Game ‘Halo 5: Live’ Launches Worldwide With A Global Celebration

“Halo 5: Guardians,” launched worldwide. In Celebration, Fans tuned into YouTube Gaming to take part in “Halo 5: Live,” a one-of-a-kind live broadcast celebration spanning multiple continents with exclusive gameplay reveals, celebrity appearances, international events and more.

The six-hour event drew views worldwide, as fans came together to experience what makes “Halo” truly special.

“‘Halo 5: Guardians’ is the culmination of more than three years of hard work, passion, and dedication, and we could not be more excited to celebrate with our fans,” said Bonnie Ross, corporate vice president, head of 343 Industries.

“Last night, Halo Nation came together from around the world like never before, and we are thrilled to see fans jumping into the most ambitious game we’ve ever launched.”

“Halo 5: Guardians” is the latest addition to Microsoft’s $4.6 billion “Halo” sci-fi franchise.

The excitement reached a fever pitch last night as #Halo5Live was shared by fans around the world on Twitter. Some of the most-watched moments of the “Halo 5: Live” broadcast, as well as other key celebrations, included the world premiere of “Halo: The Fall of Reach,” a new animated series centered on the dramatic origin story of the SPARTAN program.

There was also an Xbox roundtable with actor Nathan Fillion, the voice of Spartan Buck, and the creative minds at 343 Industries.

“Halo 5: Guardians” is available now for $59.99 (ERP) at more than 110 Microsoft stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, microsoftstore.com, as well as other major U.S. retailers and via digital download. A sample list of participating retailers can be found at http://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/halo-5-guardians/buy-now.

Fans can watch video on demand of “Halo 5: Live” through YouTube at http://www.xbox.com/Halo5Live. Photos and video from global launch events can be viewed at http://news.xbox.com/media.

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