YouTuber exposed as ‘The Real Insider’ behind major Assassin’s Creed leak and others

YouTuber Dan Allen has apologized for breaking a number of NDAs and revealing data on video games in growth after being revealed as the particular person behind the favored leaks account The Real Insider.

The Dan Allen Gaming YouTube channel is a general-interest channel that includes guides, walkthroughs, reactions, and different game-related data—all very innocuous. The Real Insider, alternatively, appeared to have extra behind-the-scenes entry: Since being activated earlier this yr, the account has revealed details about quite a few upcoming video games and occasions (opens in new tab), most just lately Ubisoft’s huge Assassin’s Creed presentation, which the account leaked nearly in its entirety.

(Image credit score: The Real Insider (by way of Twitter))

But issues went sideways earlier this week because of a basic social Media blunder: In response to a Twitter inquiry aimed toward The Real Insider, Allen replied from the unsuitable account. He shortly deleted the tweet, however after all it was caught and shared. Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier additionally posted a sequence of tweets noting hyperlinks and similarities between the 2 accounts: Nothing totally definitive, however “quite a coincidence,” as he put it. Those tweets have since been deleted however have been additionally saved for posterity by RhasegonVT

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