If you’ve been keeping up with the gaming world lately, then you know that YouTube Shorts have become a tool for gaming influencers who want to grow their audiences. Gamers are leveraging this short-form, fast-paced video format to spread their channels’ reach and engage their audiences. It’s clear that YouTube Shorts are a key part of future gaming content strategies. Gamers can share their tips and tricks for all kinds of video games in shorter videos that catch the attention of larger audiences. In this blog post, we’ll explore how some successful YouTubers are using Shorts in creative ways.
Gamers leveraging YouTube Shorts
Coming in hot is one of the most popular gaming YouTube channels on the platform. Dimucc’s channel is full of gaming content. He shares concepts like Minecraft being a part of our reality and what it means to be an online gamer, gaining the attention of more than 4.58 million subscribers. His Shorts are funny takes on the gaming world, such as gamers in the wild.
Dan — DanTDM
As a funny and popular gaming influencer, Dan takes to YouTube to share his favorite video games and secrets on how to successfully play them. He shares insights into well-known games like Sonic Frontiers and Pokemon, earning him more than 26.8 million subscribers. Dan’s Shorts are not just about gaming; he talks about his YouTube awards and random items that were sent to him.
Steve Wright Jr. — Mr. Wright Way
Steve, who goes by Mr. Wright Way online, is a retired United States Navy veteran with a passion for video games. He’s a YouTube content creator and gaming influencer who travels the world collecting video games and gaming mementos. He shares his rare finds and gameplays with his 27.5K subscribers on YouTube and 5K followers on Instagram.
Famous for his Fortnite videos and vlogs, Ali-A is a popular gaming YouTuber who shares all kinds of knowledge about many different games. Ali-A has racked up more than 18.4 million subscribers, called his #AliaArmy. He shares everything from how to unmask the latest Fortnite skins to reviews on different modes and special rare characters. His Shorts talk about features in games, the most-used emotes in Fortnite and clips of his longer videos.
With a creative name and more than 11.4 million subscribers, Captain Sparklez takes to YouTube to show off what he’s got. His channel is full of game reviews and tutorials, entertaining his subscribers while teaching them a thing or two. He uploads Shorts on all his favorite MindCraft experiences, which are hilarious and exciting.
The Game Theorists
If you’ve ever wondered about the secrets hidden in your favorite video games, The Game Theorists have got you covered. The channel is full of Shorts that piece together some of the most popular gaming conspiracies and entertain more than 17.3 million subscribers. From Super Mario Smash Bros and Sonic’s Frontier to popular Pokemon games, the Game Theorists share it all.
Smosh Games joins our list with an exciting energy as they share not just video games, but board games and more. With more than 7.35 million subscribers, Smosh Games shares videos and Shorts on classic games like Monopoly and fun trivia twists on Nintendo Games. The channel is full of content about stuff like playing Mario Party blindfolded and the truth about cheating in Monopoly.
Tiffy — iHasCupquake
Tiffy is a female gaming influencer who uses her channel to share her passions for creative video games and puzzles with more than 6.98 million subscribers. The popular influencer shares Shorts on everything from creating her home in Disney Dreamlight Valley to hilarious and embarrassing moments in the game.
Chenny — ItzEliteMC
As a gaming influencer and lover of Minecraft, Chenny fills his channel with the best tips and tricks to succeeding in the game. The Minecraft enthusiast and micro-influencer has earned more than 2.2K subscribers by sharing Shorts on interesting Minecraft logic and seasonal tricks for the game.
Jonathan — H20Delirious
Since 2007, Jonathan has collected more than 13.4 million subscribers from sharing hilarious and goofy vlogs and videos on his favorite video games. His talent and passion for online gaming is apparent as he shares “Let’s Play” tutorials on Sons of the Forest, Grand Theft Auto, and Toy Story games. His Shorts are clips of his streams.