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Special Project

Special Project
From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Smosh Games

Nominated in Gaming

About Smosh Games

Smosh Games, at the intersection of comedy and gaming, is a spin-off of SMOSH, the YouTube sketch comedy sensation created by Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla. Smosh Games’ team, comprised of Joshua “The Jovenshire” Ovenshire, David “Lasercorn” Moss, Matt “Sohinki” Sohinki, Mari Takahashi, Amra “FLitZ” Ricketts and Wes Johnson, upload daily videos featuring “Let’s Play" documented gameplay with entertaining running commentary, along with other personality driven content and the tongue-in-cheek fan favorite: "Honest Game Trailers," where the team takes a look at what video game advertisements might be like if they were brutally honest. Winner of the “Best Gaming Channel, Show or Series" at the 4th Annual Streamy Awards and nominated again in 2015, Smosh Games has more than 6.6 million subscribers, and 1.8+ billion video views. Further fandom opportunities include the Smosh Games Alliance community of fans and aspiring YouTube creators, “Smosh University” tutorials, weekly live streams, and occasional meetups with the crew!

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