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Yogscast’s Jingle Jam raises £3.8m for charity with Humble Bundle

Yogscast, the YouTube and livestream firm based in Bristol, raised a stunning £3.8m for charity with its annual ‘Jingle Jam’ livestream marathon in December. The event has now been running for six year, raising a total of £8.3m in total, with the festive event snowballing in size in recent years. …

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Yogscast Jingle Jam cruises past last year’s total

Annual charity the Yogscast Jingle Jam has hit $3.4m, smashing the $2.57m raised in the 2016 event. Yogscast has partnered with Humble Bundle to sell an incredible $35/£26 bundle that offers $850 worth of games including sandbox survival sim Rust, Garry’s Mod, Gunpoint, Teslagrad, Chivalry: Medieval War, Guild Wars 2 …

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Yogscast on YouTube vs Twitch and its future as a ‘full-blown media company’

There was a time when The Yogscast was synonymous with World of Warcraft and Minecraft Let’s Play videos. Since then, however, the Bristol-based production firm has grown into a full-blown media company with multiple brands across a variety of digital platforms. Not only does it have a network of over …

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Exclusive: PlayStation Access to depart Yogscast

The team behind PlayStation Access, PlayStation UK’s award-winning YouTube channel, is to leave its current home at The Yogscast to form a new video-focused creative agency called We Are Reach, MCV can reveal. PlayStation Access will continue to be the team’s main focus at We Are Reach, but the move …

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Yogscast raises over $2.5m in its 2016 annual charity month

Yogscast has announced it raised over $2.5m during its annual Jingle Jam charity month last December, making it the company’s most successful charity drive yet. $284,000 was raised on the first day alone, and the team quickly reached the 1m mark by the end of the first week. 86,578 donations …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Develop hires new editor

Jem Alexander joins from Riot Games,HTC hires new community manager and Yogscast bolsters Xbox On. Develop appoints new editor MCV’s sister title Develop has appointed Jem Alexander (pictured, right) as editor, joining from Riot Games. He spent nine months at the studio as an eSports writer and has recently worked …

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Yogscast to manage Xbox’s YouTube channel, OXM’s Matt Castle put in charge

YouTube specialists Yogscast will manage and produce Xbox’s official UK channel – Xbox On. Xbox On was previously produced by Attention Seekers and boasts 143,000 subscribers. It will relaunch later this month, headed up by Official Xbox Magazine’s Matt Castle, current presenter BennyCentral and Yogscast’s head of production Adrian Ruiz-Langan. …

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Yogscast teams up with toys-to-life Kickstarter Fabulous Beasts

YouTube sensation The Yogscast and indie studio Sensible Object have partnered up for a special edition of its toys-to-life title Fabulous Beasts. This version of the Kickstarter title comes with an exclusive ‘LalanaLion Artefect’, described as a proud lion with the familiar face of [Yogscast’s] Duncan Jones”. Want to know …

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Lights, camera, action: IGN, GameSpot, Eurogamer, Yogscast and Videogamer on their approaches to video

Every major games media firm is investing serious money in video as the YouTube generation takes over. What has your approach to video content been? Chris Beaumont, GameSpot UK: Our approach is for the video team to lead video.That sounds glib, but a lot of sites have tried to integrate …

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LGC 14: We are not the games media, says Yogscast

Yogscast says comparing it to the games media is a ‘category error’. Rich Keith, GM of the hit video network and speaking today at London Games Conference, says Yogscast and other video stars – such as PewDiePie – are not the games media. They are far more powerful than that …

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