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11.16.18

A Good Let's Play Is More Than Just a Video of Your Favorite Game

Whether humorous or explanatory in nature, it takes a lot of hard work to make a good LP.

2.7.18

I Am Your 2018 Super Bowl Champion

The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl. Why the hell does that make me feel like a winner?

4.7.17

The 'Persona 5' Ban Shows Video Game Streamers Have Volatile Jobs

YouTubers and Twitch streamers make a living playing games online. What happens when a developer tells them they can't show the whole game?

12.13.16

Brazzers Is Now Hosting 'Let's Play' Videos with Famous Porn Stars

New video features Nikki Benz, Missy Martinez, and "Justin" playing 'Mafia III.'

9.28.16

Why There Are Barely Any 'Persona 5' Videos on YouTube

Japanese companies are infamously conservative about their games, even if that means punishing the very people who support them.

5.21.16

'Youtubers Life' Is 'The Sims' for Sociopaths

I played a game where I watched an avatar play games so that others can watch him playing a game.

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1.28.16

Sony's Greedy Attempt to Trademark 'Let's Play’ Was Shot Down

"The term 'Let’s Play' is now forever in the public domain."

1.9.16

Sony Is Trying to Trademark ‘Let’s Play’

So far, it’s failing.

10.30.15

Why Horror Games Are More Fun to Watch Than Play

"Alien," "SOMA," and "Outlast" developers talk about the challenges of designing horror games.

10.2.15

Colbert Interviews YouTube Star PewDiePie and Learns to Curse in Swedish

What does being a celebrity mean anymore?

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