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YouTubers are now just Uber drivers who might get rich

The YouTube arm of the “independent media” learned the truth about how it got there, and it turned out that they were really just Uber drivers, not captains of industry. So how are YouTubers like Uber drivers? If you’re a smaller creator, you need to stop looking at ridiculously popular YouTubers for tips on what to do when starting out — instead, start looking at Uber drivers. The difference between being a YouTuber and being an Uber driver is that Uber drivers have a limit on the money they ca

By | 2018-02-22T16:00:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Polygon Show episode 38: An infinity continuum of nuggets

This week on The Polygon Show, we go back to answering your lovely emails and questions like “which musical do you want to see as a video game and vice versa?”. A live-action Bleach trailer, Escape Goat 2 and chicken nuggets are just some of the topics covered this time around. Ask us anything (doesn’t have to be games related) by tweeting with #PolygonShow and we might answer them on the show. The Polygon Show will be available for you to listen to every Friday on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. I

By | 2018-02-22T16:00:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Polygon Show episode 38: An infinity continuum of nuggets

This week on The Polygon Show, we go back to answering your lovely emails and questions like “which musical do you want to see as a video game and vice versa?”. A live-action Bleach trailer, Escape Goat 2 and chicken nuggets are just some of the topics covered this time around. Ask us anything (doesn’t have to be games related) by tweeting with #PolygonShow and we might answer them on the show. The Polygon Show will be available for you to listen to every Friday on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. I

By | 2018-02-22T16:00:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

YouTube community celebrates the face reveal of one beloved creator

Unbox Therapy has amassed more than 10 million subscribers since it started in December 2010. His co-creator and videographer, a man simply known as “Jack” to YouTube, has been the subject of conversation for years. Jack’s identity hung over the Unbox Therapy community, taunting people, turning them into amateur internet detectives. Jack’s face reveal was a surprise for many; that’s why it was trending on YouTube. Neither Jack nor Hilsenteger have said, but it’s clear that things will be differe

By | 2018-02-22T16:00:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

YouTube community celebrates the face reveal of one beloved creator

Unbox Therapy has amassed more than 10 million subscribers since it started in December 2010. His co-creator and videographer, a man simply known as “Jack” to YouTube, has been the subject of conversation for years. Jack’s identity hung over the Unbox Therapy community, taunting people, turning them into amateur internet detectives. Jack’s face reveal was a surprise for many; that’s why it was trending on YouTube. Neither Jack nor Hilsenteger have said, but it’s clear that things will be differe

By | 2018-02-22T16:00:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Call of Duty cinematic universe sounds stupid, but here’s how Activision Blizzard could make it work

A Call of Duty game releases once a year, every year, without fail. Then there’s the fact that Activision Blizzard is looking into the possibility of a Call of Duty cinematic universe. It’s taken Marvel ten years to perfect the formula; something tells me Activision Blizzard won’t be so patient. If the Price is rightBut a Call of Duty movie could work. No, the Call of Duty movie ought to look elsewhere for its inspiration.

By | 2018-02-22T06:51:22+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Far Cry 5 Releases Video Focusing on Dog Companion, Boomer

About a couple of weeks ago, Ubisoft put out a “Guns for Hire” breakdown to promote its forthcoming first-person shooter Far Cry 5, with the information giving fans a better idea of the game’s nine NPC allies capable of being recruited. Now, the publisher and developer have put out a fresh video that focuses solely on the title’s dog companion, Boomer, with Ubisoft developers explaining the origins behind the trusty pup and his abilities in the game. As seen in the video below courtesy of IGN, F

By | 2018-02-22T00:33:12+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monster Hunter World Tops Game Sales for January 2018

January 2018 was an excellent month in general for the video game industry, not just for Monster Hunter World. While sales were up across the industry, it was Monster Hunter World that took the coveted spot as best-selling video game of the month. The first Monster Hunter title to be developed for the current generation of consoles, Monster Hunter World appeared to be an attempt by Capcom to attract a more mainstream Western gaming audience to the series. In its first weekend alone, the game sol

By | 2018-02-21T23:59:43+00:00 February 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rhode Island Rep Proposes Tax Increase on Violent Video Games

In its wake, discussions on mental health and gun control have risen, but it also seems violence in video games has found its way into this discussion. To that effect, Robert (Bobby) Nardolillo (R) of the Rhode Island House of Representatives has proposed a tax increase on violent video games. Nardolillo is not the first Republican politician to place the blame for mass shootings on video games. The revenue generated by this tax would fund “counseling, mental health programs and other conflict r

By | 2018-02-21T23:54:21+00:00 February 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Last of Us Movie Will Not Be A Direct Adaptation Of The Game

Very little has been revealed about the upcoming film adaptation of popular PlayStation exclusive The Last of Us since the project was first announced. However, a recent statement made by Naughty Dog Creative Director Neil Druckmann seems to suggest that any future film adaptation of the title will not be a direct retelling of the game. Summit yesterday, Druckmann took the opportunity to share his thoughts about the upcoming film adaptations of the Uncharted series and The Last of Us. While havi

By | 2018-02-21T20:48:07+00:00 February 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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