Would I directly take money in exchange for coverage of a game?

Over the last week, there has been much┬ádiscussion around┬áthe act of YouTube personalities in the video game space accepting money from game developers in exchange for coverage of their games. A survey of YouTube content creators performed by Gamasutra found a considerable amount of popular channels (more than a quarter surveyed) acknowledging that they had accepted compensation in this way at some point, giving rise once more to the old chestnut that the people who critique games for a living are little more than bought-out PR mouthpieces. Continue reading “Would I directly take money in exchange for coverage of a game?”