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Video: An early look at YouTube Gaming

Are Google now ready to compete with Twitch?

As one of YouTube's top gamers (honestly), we were invited to take an early tour of their new gaming-only website. Launching at some point during the summer, YouTube Gaming will strip away most of those bizarre videos that, for some reason, don't involve people talking over video games. Finally.

There are a few interesting ideas to consider, like the new game pages that gather a bunch of popular videos related to that particular title in one place, but really YouTube Gaming is all about emphasising live streaming. Join me below to see what I mean:

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