CLICKBAIT: Meet John Romero, $200,000 YouTuber battle royale and behind the scenes of the first Mortal Kombat
Regardt van der Berg·
Clickbait is your weekly wrap up of interesting and must-watch videos you’ve missed this week. This list is produced as a result of procrastination, caffeine, and late-night YouTube link surfing. Some videos will amaze you and some will tickle your funny bone. Also, don’t forget to check out the secret link at the end of the article.
Meet John Romero: One of the Godfathers of the First-Person Shooter
The team over at Motherboard sat down with John Romero, one of the creators behind Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, and Quake to talk about the first-person shooter genre that changed the face of gaming in the nineties.
Behind the Scenes – Mortal Kombat 1
Those of us who grew up, hanging around the Mortal Kombat game at the local arcade will remember how groundbreaking the graphics looked. Here’s is some behind the scenes footage of how the actors performed those iconic moves.
$200,000 Youtuber Battle Royale
MrBeast is well known for his YouTube videos in which he gives out large sums of money. In this video, he pits a bunch of YouTuber’s together in a real-life Battle Royale style, airsoft game. Sign me up when you see a South African version.
Before They Were Gone: Grumpy Cat
This week the world said goodnight one last time to the grumpiest cat of them all. In this video we get a glimpse into how this goofball shot to fame.
Super Villain Bowl
In what seems like a modern version of the Celebrity Deathmatch shows we loved on MTV, here we have the Ultimate Battle of Evil vs Evil. From all your favourite shows, series and comic books watch the ultimate deathmatch between Slashers, Monsters, Witches, Demons, Vampires, Aliens, Robots, Clowns and just about every evil character we love.
Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man goes on holiday but ends up having to step up to take on new threats in a world that have changed forever.
Bubba Sparxxx – Deliverance
There are loads of lesser-known Timbaland productions that pop up from time to time. This one is from 2003. Tune in.