More Demand Than Ever for Gaming & Gaming Video Content

Posted by Theresa Quinn on Apr 17, 2020 4:42:00 PM

The nature of gaming has meant that the industry is experiencing a boom during the coronavirus pandemic. More than ever, adults and kids alike are turning particularly to gaming to fill some of their spare time, to escape from the coronavirus news that surrounds us 24/7, or simply to escape - just a little - from family or housemates! 

Without doubt, games can help us get through the pandemic in many ways. Los Angeles Times game critic Todd Martens wrote this past week about the relevance of gaming in the current environment. In the article, experts weigh in on how games like Animal Crossing offer a welcome distraction in the form of a non-competitive experience, allowing virtual connections at a time when we can't make real ones. 

Quoted in the article, Minitel gaming analyst John Poelking said: " a time like now, there's going to be the people who haven't considered [gaming], realize there's something for them and stick with it... the need to be social without being competitive." Read the full article here

Here at VideoElephant, we too have seen an increase in demand for video content on topics such as gaming tips, what's new, and platform and game recommendations. The volume and variety of gaming video content that we've seen means that there isn't just plenty for casual and professional gamers, but video content also makes it easier for new gamers, or those still considering it as a new hobby, to learn more.

Check out some of the our partners' gaming video content below. 

Gaming video content watchmojoTop 10 Things Animal Crossing: New Horizons Doesn't Tell You - WatchMojo

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has taken over! But there are some things that the game just doesn't tell you. Our list includes beginner and more advanced tips.

gaming video content digital trendsNew to gaming? Everything you need to know to start gaming - Digital Trends

You’ve run out of things to binge watch, and you need a better outlet than just mindlessly scrolling through IG or Twitter all day. Why not try gaming? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know to get started.

Gaming_Zoomin_17APR20 copyThis Week in Gaming: Valorant, Stadia, Crabs and more! - ZoominTV

A lot can happen in a week! But if you don't have time to keep track of all the gaming news, don't worry! Here's a round-up of the best things happening in gaming.

gaming video content cheddar gamesSlasher discusses how coronavirus has impacted gaming - Cheddar Esports

Rod 'Slasher' Breslau joins us to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the gaming community.

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Red Dead Redemption 2: How it plays on different graphics cards Tom's Hardware

We show the frame rates and special effects on everything from integrated graphics to a GTX 1080.

Interested in accessing content like this for your digital media channel? Contact us! The VideoElephant content team will recommend the best tailored content for your audiences and can curate custom playlists from our library of over 2 million premium, brand-safe videos.



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