'Black Ops,' 'Angry Birds,' 'Warcraft' among most viewed gaming videos
Thursday 28 April 2011
New maps for
Call of Duty: Black Ops, an Easter special for
Angry Birds: Seasons, and various
Warcraft titles feature among the world's most watched gaming videos for the week ending April 28.
Two Black Ops videos appear in YouTube's top three, one a developers' preview of the title's new downloadable maps, one a player commentary.
A trailer for Angry Birds: Seasons' free Easter update proved equally popular.
Japan's Nicovideo service has a super-tough version of Super Mario World as its most-watched: the Super Kaizo World level is almost entirely invisible.
A playthrough of free horror adventure Ao Oni ("The Blue Demon") is in second. The game itself is available in both Japanese and English from http://mygames888.web.fc2.com/aooni.html.
Chinese site Tudou presents an E-Sports program focusing on news from the World Cyber Games' qualifiers - including Warcraft 3 - with a Chinese/English subtitled episode of World of Warcraft animation "I'm MT" close behind and a WC3 E-Sports Champions League match in third.
Most viewed gaming videos for the week ending April 28
YouTube's most viewed (all-time views)
1) Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Map Pack Preview (1,176,601)
2) Angry Birds Seasons - Join the hunt for Golden Eggs! (994,076)
3) Shot in the face! (829,146)
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