Giveaways, earthquake gaming, FPS mario, salt: global gaming videos
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Call of Duty viewcount boosting, gaming through the earthquake,
Mario from a first-person perspective, and a song about salt all feature in the most viewed gaming vids for the week ending March 23.
League of Legends' latest character profile tops YouTube's chart, followed by two Call of Duty clips that act as platforms for a gaming gadgets giveaway.
Japan's Nicovideo service hosts footage of a Japanese gamer playing Black Ops through the Sendai earthquake, as well as the First Person Mario video from YouTube's prolific Freddiew.
Sendai's repercussions reach Tudou's gaming chart as, in among the usual Warcraft III replays, there's an ode to salt.
Panic buyers snapped up stock in the belief that iodized salt could protect them from a feared nuclear meltdown in Japan.
YouTube's most watched gaming videos of the week (all-time views)
1) League of Legends - Nocturne Champion Spotlight (1,337,337)
2) World's fastest tactical nuke (1,169,084)
3) Lucky shot!!! (1,033,535)
Nicovideo's most watched gaming videos of the week (search google registration guides)
1) ' 9.0 earthquake during Black Ops game' (487,883)
2) ' First Person Mario' (444,258)
3) ' Monster Hunter Portable 3rd: Jurassic Park' (235,412)
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