What’s even better than playing video games? Watching video game content of course! While gaming content didn’t really hit its stride until YouTube and Twitch found their footing, it’s now arguably the driving force of both platforms. But if you’re just getting started on your YouTube gaming binge, you’re going to need some direction on where to start. Here are five YouTube channels that will fill your subscription box with incredible content.
Scott the Woz
One of the most consistent and high-quality YouTubers in recent time, Scott Wozniak (known better as Scott the Woz) is easily one of the most necessary subscribes on YouTube. Uploading generally every Sunday, Wozniak touches on subjects such as cancelled games, instruction manuals, game stores, and even Madden 2008, of course!
Required watching: The Great Mysteries of Gaming
If you’re looking to sit back and watch some relaxing game reviews, AntDude is for you. In a world filled with reviewers screaming at bad games, AntDude takes a more laid back approach, with plenty of subtle jokes throughout. He’s also unofficially the place to go to for Kirby-related reviews – just in case you were wondering.
Required watching: Bad Crash Bandicoot Games
YouTube has definitely gotten some flak over the past couple of years for what it should allow on its platform. Well, one channel where you definitely don’t have to worry about seeing anything untoward is Arlo. A wholesome, relaxing channel that focuses on Nintendo, Arlo is constantly updating with new videos, consistently providing high quality reviews, hypotheticals, and predictions. Oh, he’s also a puppet.
Required watching: Let’s Predict Nintendo 2020!
Did You Know Gaming?
Did you know that Did You Know Gaming does informational videos on gaming? Featuring a wide variety of voiceover collaborators, Did You Know Gaming? has become a major hub for video game facts, from random trivia to dedicated videos on major franchises.
Required watching: Spider-Man Games
Have you ever wanted to see a review of pretty much every video game ever made? Well, SomeCallMeJohnny is well on its way. Known for the “Johnny Vs.” series, SomeCallMeJohnny reviews retro games, modern games, new releases, and even the appearance of the film version of Sonic the Hedgehog. Hey, I told you Johnny pretty much reviews everything.
Required Watching: Johnny Vs. The Bubsy Series