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Nintendo Announces Affiliate Program for YouTube Let’s Play Creators

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Nintendo has announced a new affiliate program that allows “proactive” creators of YouTube Let’s Play videos featuring Nintendo games to a cut of the ad revenue. In a statement to Gamasutra, Nintendo announced: “We are preparing an affiliate program in which a portion of the advertising profit is given to the creator. Details about this […]

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Google Look to Boost YouTube with $1 billion Twitch Acquisition

YouTube has reached a deal to purchase the popular video game streaming service, Twitch, for “more than $1 billion” according to Variety’s sources. If successful, the deal would be the most significant in YouTube’s history and would significantly bolster the service and its content offering, with Twitch being far and away the number one service […]

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