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Base79 Gamers unite for Geek Week to break World Records Live on YouTube

On Thursday 8th August, four of YouTubersquo;s most influential gamers will come together in London for YouTubersquo;s Geek Week as part oflsquo;Gaming Thursdayrsquo;.

El Rubius (Spain), Callux (UK), KSI (UK) and Ali A (UK), have an combined YouTube audience of over 8 million and will be live streaming to all of them and more as they attempt to break numerous gaming world records.nbsp;

The combined reach of these YouTube stars will deliver a global audience for the live stream, which will be hosted by BBC DJ and presenter Iyare Igiehon. All the live record attempts will be officiated by The Guinness World Records team.

International Multi-Channel Network, Base79, who manages the YouTube presence of El Rubius, KSI and Callux work to grow and develop the passionate audience the young YouTubers have built since they first started posting on the worldrsquo;s leading online video platform.

YouTuber and Base79 partner Callux said,ldquo;This is the first time Base79's gamers have come together to collaborate live. With the talent in the room having over 8 millionnbsp;subscribers in total it's gonna break YouTube!rdquo;

The live broadcast will be available for worldwide audiences to view on the Guinness World Records OMG channel on YouTube from 17.00hrs (GMT).

Watch the trailer here

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About Base79

Base79 is The International Network for Video Creators, Content OwnersBrands. The Company is the largest YouTube partner outside North America and one of the leading partners in YouTube's Original Programming Initiative. Base79 creates global audiences for video, partnering with video rights holders and producers to build online audiences and brands, claim and protect their intellectual property, sell premium advertising, and generate new revenue streams on YouTube and other OTT platforms.

The Companyrsquo;s proprietary technology, international reach and expertise for increasing YouTube channel subscribers and views, and establishing ad sales leadership, enables its clients to significantly increase their reach and revenues in online video.nbsp; Base79 generates over 650 million views per month across 800 channels on YouTube, making it the largest YouTube multi-channel network outside of North America. It has deals with more than 400 premium content partners including BBC Worldwide, Endemolrsquo;s Tiger Aspect, IMG Media, The Football Association, Ministry of Sound, Guinness World Records, as well as a number of leading YouTube content creators such as Remi Gaillard and ElRubius.

Founded in 2007, the Company has offices in London, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, LA and Sydney, and will expand further in 2013

Media Contact:

George Leney

Edelman PR

(44) (0)20 3047 4073

Base79@Edelman.com

Marketing Contact:nbsp;

Kate Walker

Base79

Office +44(0)2079287604

kate.walker@base79.com

To find out more about YouTube Geek Week, please contact Zayna Aston at zayna@google.comnbsp; See the Press Site here

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