THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Gaming

Up up down down left right left right B A start. These gaming personalities are go-to resources for strategy guides, release information, commentary, insider perspectives and more. They spread their skills and knowledge through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blog posts and more.

Brand entries using of social media in this space can be found in the Best in Games category.

Nominees

finalist
Game Grumps
Game Grumps was started by the animator Arin Hanson and his musician friend Daniel Avidan, from com…
Jordan Maron
Twitch live streamer, YouTuber, and celebrity gamer Jordan Maron is known for his popular YouTube c…
LDShadowLady
Lizzie, aka @LDShadowLady, is a 23-year old British “Let’s Play" game commentator and a lover of: M…
finalist
Markiplier
Mark Edward Fischbach is Markiplier, “Professional Screamer – King of the Squirrels" YouTube celebr…
Missesmae
YouTuber, gamer, and Twitch streamer Jonna Mae, aka Missesmae, entertains her 300k+ YouTube channel…
winner
Rooster Teeth's Let's Play
The Rooster Teeth “Let’s Play" YouTube channel is the longest running and most successful series fr…
Smosh Games
Smosh Games, at the intersection of comedy and gaming, is a spin-off of SMOSH, the YouTube sketch c…
finalist
The Game Theorists
Matthew Patrick is a video game theorist, self-professed nerd, and creator of The Game Theorists, a…
finalist
VanossGaming
2015 was a busy year for Canadian video game commentator Evan Fong. Known as his alias Vanoss, the …
Yogscast
Founded in 2008 by Lewis Brindley out of a desire to share his best friend Simon Lane’s charm with …
finalist
jacksepticeye
Self-professed as the “most energetic video game commentator on YouTube," Irish gamer Seán William …
stampylonghead
The family-friendly YouTube channel StampyLongHead, aka Stampy Cat, is one of the most-viewed YouTu…