Game Grumps Live: The Future of YouTube?

Yesterday, the Game Grumps announced that they would be doing a live show in Los Angeles. There was no word on what game would be played, but it seems as though it will be in the format of a typical episode, starring the primary Game Grumps, Arin Hanson and Dan Avidan. As a devoted “Lovely” (a term used by Arin ...

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Riders: A Soulful New Series

Music is a deep-rooted, vital part of everyone’s life. It is playing on the radio, streaming on the internet, and bouncing across our daydreaming minds on a constant basis. It accentuates life around us, and in a lot of popular fiction. Dozens of films have been made about fictional and living musicians, most of them biographies of some sort. With that type ...

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Disengaged: A New Web Series on Marriage Equality

Disengaged, Super Deluxe, YouTuber Review

On June 26th, 2015 The United States Supreme Court ruled that state-level bans on same sex marriage would be unconstitutional. It was quite a big day for the United States. It really brought about the term marriage for all. Super Deluxe, which is a YouTube Channel dedicated to videos who “come from funny and smart weirdos just like you.” This ...

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Super Deluxe: Future You

Some of you may remember Super Deluxe, an “online platform for short-term comedy featuring established comedians and rising stars”. I personally remember seeing the logo around but I can’t quite pin down where exactly. It was originally part of TBS until it was quietly folded into adultswim.com in 2008, and taken offline later that same year. Among the contributors were ...

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Slime Rancher: Is it Streambait? (No.)

Lately, the tubes of You have been exploding with videos of Slime Rancher, an early access game about ranching slimes. Now, before we get into what this game is, I’d like to address a problem I have seen with games that take YouTube by storm. Let’s talk about Five Nights at Freddys. Before Youtube, this would have been a game ...

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Chris Smoove: The Basketball World Through His Eyes

In a world of gaming in which most of the styles of game playing include action/adventure and RPG gaming, the sports games are an area that do not often get a lot of attention. Usually, they are used for multiplayer purposes or playing with friends, so single player modes are often pushed away. As a fan of nearly all sports, ...

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I Need to Grow Up — PUP – DVP Goes Retro

PUP, DVP, NES, SNES, YouTuber Review, Retro, Punk, Toronto

Pup tersely describes itself as a “four piece rock band from Toronto.”  Apparently, Pup also has at least one member who is an encyclopedic master of Super Nintendo and other 80s and 90s gaming systems.  He displays his wasted youth in Pup’s music video ‘DVP,’ a tribute to road sodas and the Don Valley Parkway.   While lead vocalist, Stefan, laments ...

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Viva La Revolution – Top 3 Games That Let You Overthrow the Government

Sometimes the government can be a jerk. That is why we have revolutions! I mean, not us specifically, but some people. Have you seen how many guns governments have? And tanks and planes and such? No no, leave that shit to the poor and desperate. But sometimes it’s fun to pretend to overthrow a government, specifically a cartoonishly evil one ...

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Nazis React To the Fine Bros Co-opting of Human Reactions

The Fine Bros, Nazis, Reaction Videos, YouTube, YouTuberReview

<INTERIOR:  BUNKER SLUMBER PARTY — MIDNIGHT>   HITLER: Hey Josie, did you hear about ze Fine Bros attempt to Blitzkrieg YouTube? GOEBBELS: You know I don’t vatch the internets, Ado. HITLER: Oh, Josie, get vit the times.  It’s all the hub-bub on Subreddit Kotaku in Action   Happy to announce that Cyanide & Happiness is trademarking stick figures. If you ...

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Co-op: Grump and Not so Grump

Game Grumps, YouTuberReview, Portal 2

Player 2 has had many roles in the history of video games. Early on, this was typically a competitive role, or even direct opposition with the coveted Player 1. But as time went on, people realized that working together was also a cool thing to do. And so “Co-op mode” let friends play games together, working towards a common goal ...

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