In The Future, Paid Promotions are Scary

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By Leo Wichtowski

The recent Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor promotional scandal got me thinking: what would the future of YouTube be if this was allowed to continue? What's the line between promotion and critique?

It's not fair to push YouTubers — or anyone, really — into advertising a game under the guise of a critical review. You can see more about why I think so in the video above.

Music by: Monroeville Music Center