The AVGN Youtube Account has been Terminated

In an odd turn of events, James Rolfe's (A.K.A The Angry Videogame Nerd) Youtube Account has been found terminated today. All that remains of the page is a looming message from youtube: "This account has been terminated due to repeated or severe violations of our Terms of Service." and an appropriately placed "D:" logo


changed the article to mention videos are back up on Cinemassacre now and the account has been reinstated on youtube

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waltyftm1965d ago

Stupid Copyright issues, will fulfill your AVGN needs.

Information Minister1965d ago

In the immortal words of James Rolfe:

"What were they thinking?!"

yeahokchief1964d ago

youtube's loss.

i will still check out this guys video's wherever he puts them.

SilentNegotiator1964d ago (Edited 1964d ago )

Everyone that supports these new potential laws for blocking game content from being used in internet videos needs to be prepared for this; the death of fair use and power of corporations to prosecute without court.

Youtube is just "progressive" that way, doing it that way now in fear of being sued.

Whitefox7891964d ago

Me and thousands of other users have already had problems with Sega recently.

In my case I posted a demo playthrough of Ryu Ga Gotoku 5 (known in the west as Yakuza 5).

admiralvic1964d ago


While my channel is generally left alone by companies, I got a copyright notice on the "First 20 minutes" of E.X. Troopers and had my WHOLE VIDEOS sound muted for having a May'n song (games opening). Talk about lame!

matrixman921965d ago

it should all be returned soon hopefully. The way I see it AVGN has been a HUGE part of internet/video game history, this will not go unnoticed. is always there though

Monkeycan81965d ago

I tried to watch his videos on but the AVGN page wont load for me :(

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cannon88001965d ago

"He'd rather have, a buffalo, take a diarrhea dump in his ear..." best intro song ever!

J86blum1965d ago

-Throws a Rolling Rock- ASSS!

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