Nintendo To Finally Start Showing YouTube Gamers The Adsense Gold

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When it came to earning money from Nintendo on YouTube, the video gamer company used to be all, “Sorry, gamers, but your princess is in another castle.” In fact, it caused quite an ugly scene on the gamer front, causing video game companies to declare, basically, if they were for or against gamers. Nasty business really, and considering Nintendo was at the core of it, you’d have expected a bigger backlash against the company. But soon enough, Gamergate happened, and everyone became more preoccupied with who some female indie game developer was banging. So really Nintendo got off scot free with regards to being the most hated thing in gaming. They should probably send Zoe Quinn’s ex a fruitbasket.

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But now, time + reflection in their Zen sand garden = compromise. Nintendo’s execs have decided to share the Adsense gains with creators of Let’s Plays involving Nintendo games from several different consoles, including the newest Mario Cart. Of course, there are still a shit-ton of hoops creators have to jump through if they want to get paid.

According to Nintendo’s website, gamers must have a Google and PayPal account, register with Nintendo, and include a notice on every Nintendo-involved video that reads: I have a license to use Nintendo’s content in this video through the Nintendo Creators Program. This video is not sponsored or endorsed by Nintendo, but any advertising revenue from this video will be shared with Nintendo.

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Gamers who follow the rules will be paid a month after the accounting system for the views has taken place. So if you post a video in February, you can hope to see the ^0 percent split from it head your way by the end of April. Hey, it’s better than the previous, right?

Here is the list of supported games and the system you can find them on (US-released titles only):

WiiU:
Game & Wario
New Super Luigi U
New Super Mario Bros. U
Nintendo Land
Wii Fit U
Super Mario 3D World
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze
Pikmin 3
Mario Kart 8

Wii U downloadable software:
Dr. Luigi
Wii Sports Club
Wii Street U powerd by Google
Wii U Panorama View
Animal Crossing Plaza
NES Remix

Nintendo 3DS:
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario 3D Land
Star Fox 64 3D
Steel Diver
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Tomodachi Life
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
Pilotwings Resort
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Mario Kart 7
Mario Party: Island Tour
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
New Art Academy

Nintendo downloadable software:
3DS Classics: Urban Champion
3DS Classics: Excitebike
3DS Classics: Kid Icarus
Photos with Mario
Photos with Animal Crossing
Photos with Pikmin
Swapnote
Fluidity: Spin Cycle
Dillon’s Rolling Western: The Last Ranger
Dillon’s Rolling Western
Steel Diver: Sub Wars
Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball
Tomodachi Life: Move-in version
Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword
Mario and Donky Kong: Minis on the Move

Wii:
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Wii Party
Wii Sports
Wii Sports Resort
New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
New Play Control! Pikmin
New Play Control! Metroid Prime
New Play Control! Metroid Prime: Dark Echos
Big Brain Acadamey Wii Degree
Wii Play: Motion
Excite Truck
Excitebots: Trick Racing
WarioWare: Smooth Moves
Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword with Music CD
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword 25th Anniversary Pack
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Donkey Kong Country Returns
Wii Play
Punch-Out!!
Mario Kart Wii
Mario Strikers Charged
Mario Party 9
Metroid: Other M
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Link’s Crossbow Training
Wario Land: Shake It!
Animal Crossing: City Folk
Battalion Wars 2

Nintendo DS:
Game & Watch Collection
Game & Watch Collection 2
New Super Mario Bros.
nintendogs: Dachsund & Friends
nintendogs: Chihuaha & Friends
nintendogs: labrador & friends
nintendogs: dalmation & friends
Animal Crossing: Wild World
Yoshi Touch & Go
Super Princess Peach
Super Mario 64 DS
Star Fox Command
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Clubhouse Games
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!
Mariovs. Donkey Kong2: march of the Minis
Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story
Mario Kart DS
WarioWare D.I.Y.
Metroid Prime Hunters
Metroid Prime Pinball
Big Brain Academy
Yoshi’s Island DS
Art Academy

Nintendo GameCube:
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames!
Wave Race: Blue Storm
Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem
Super Mario Sunshine
Super Mario Strikers
Star Fox Adventures
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
Animal Crossing
Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
Pikmin
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Mario Kart: Double Dash<
Metroid Prime
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
Luigi’s Mansion
Wario World
Battalion Wars

Nintendo 64:
F-ZERO X
Excitebike 64
Super Mario 64
Mario Kart 64
Paper Mario
Yoshi’s Story
Sin and Punishment

Game Boy Advance:
F-Zero: Maximum Velocity
Super Mario Advance
Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2
Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3
Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
Mario Pinball Land
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Four Swords
Classic NES Series: Ice Climber
Classic NES Series: Excitebike
Classic NES Series: Super Mario Bros.
Classic NES Series: The Legend of Zelda 1
Classic NES Series: Metroid
Classic NES Series: Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Classic NES Series: Donkey Kong
Classic NES Series: Dr. Mario
Mario vs. Donkey Kong
Mario Kart: Super Circuit
WarioWare: Twisted!
WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$!
Metroid: Zero Mission
Metroid Fusion
Yoshi Topsy-Turvy
Wario Land 4

Game Boy:
Golf
Super Mario Land
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
Donkey Kong
Metroid II: Return of Samus
Mole Mania
Radar Mission
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Wario Land II
Wario Land 3

Super NES:
F-ZERO
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario All-Stars
Super Mario World
Super Metroid
Star Fox
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Pilotwings
Mario Paint
Yoshi’s Safari
Super Punch-Out!!

NES:
Vs. Excitebike
Urban Champion
Ice Climber
Ice Hockey
Excitebike
Golf
Soccer
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Super Mario Bros. 3
The Legend of Zelda
The Legend of Zelda 1
Duck Hunt
Tennis
Dr. Mario
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong 3
Donkey Kong Jr.
Donkey Kong Jr. Math
Balloon Fight
Pinball
Baseball
Hogan’s Alley
Mach Rider
Mario Bros.
Metroid
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Wrecking Crew
Wario’s Woods
Kid Icarus

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