The ability to mod or design a game however you want has been a popular option of the PC market for years now. Name a game with modding support, and chances are you can find some mod or homage to another game.
Some programmers take this a step further, with unlicensed games featuring popular characters to outright fan-made sequels. Just as how people are taking notice of Indies, companies are paying attention to their IP and give us another debate to talk about.
The big news last week was Nintendo beginning their push onto YouTube… but not in the way that everyone was expecting. Nintendo has begun cracking down on Let’s Play videos of Nintendo games and demanding that they receive all ad revenue from them.
In return, many YouTube accounts took down their videos and swore off of showing anything Nintendo related ever again. Now as the copyright holder, Nintendo is within their right to do this, but are they in the right?