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Ultimate Guide: How to Become A YouTube Gamer

By Vicky Lewis

August 22, 2018

YouTube is an American video-sharing website which allows users to upload, view, rate, share and subscribes to other users. I believe that most of you are not be unfamiliar with YouTube channel, as you may be either the YouTube gamer or subscriber for some of the YouTube channels. Being a YouTube gamer, you may have a lot of fans and get admiration from them. Besides, you can put videos on the YouTube channel to show your talent. For example, you can record the gameplay and put it on the YouTube channel. Then is it difficult to become a famous YouTube gamer? Actually, it could be so easy.


Part 1. How to Become a Famous YouTube Gamer

If you want to be a famous YouTube gamer, please follow the advice below seriously.

1. Create Your Own Channel Theme

It's very important to come up with a theme for your channel. All contents shown on your channel should follow your established theme, but that doesn't mean all contents should be the same, you can upload different types of contents under the theme.

2. Edit Videos

Before uploading your videos, it would be better to edit your videos which are not high-definition with decent sound quality and proper editing.

3. Post Your Videos Consistently

Set a schedule to post your videos and stick to it. As your loyal YouTube subscribers will wait for you uploading new videos, so don't let them down.

4. Promote Your YouTube Videos on Social Media

To have more subscribers, you can post your YouTube videos on other social media such as Facebook, Twitter and so on.

5. Interact with the Community

Reply subscribers' comments on-the-go and ask them for suggestions so that you can improve your channel.

Part 2. Four Ways to Record Video Gameplay

Nowadays, game channels are popular among the youth. If you want to be a YouTube game channel gamer, then you need to learn to record video gameplay first. Here are four ways for recording gameplay for your reference.

1. PlayStation 4

Step 1. Start to play your game and press the "Share" button when you want to save what just played. It is constantly recording and will always save the last 15 minutes of gameplay.

Step 2. Press "Square" icon to save your clip. If you want to restart recording, then double-tap the "Share" button.

Step 3. All the saved gameplay will be saved in the Capture Gallery app. Download and launch the app, videos will be organized according to the game title.

Step 4. Edit the recorded gameplay and then post it to your YouTube channel.

PlayStation 4

2. Xbox One

Step 1. Open the game you want to record. Double-tap the Xbox button and then press "X" icon to save the last 30 seconds.

Step 2. If you want to record longer clips, then you can open the Game DVR. Double-tap the Xbox button, select "Snap an app", and then choose "Game DVR".

Step 3. Choose "End clip now" to save your recorded gameplay. To begin a new recording, you need to select "Start clip now".

Step 4. Edit and upload the gameplay to YouTube channel.

Xbox One Record

3. Using a Video Camera or Smartphone

Step 1. Adjust the camera or smartphone to ensure the entire frame is filled with the TV image.

Step 2. It would be better to connect the audio to the camera and dim the lights.

Step 3. Record the gameplay and then edit it and post to your YouTube channel.

Use a Smartphone to Record

4. PC Games

To record PC games, I highly recommend you to download the professional screen capture program: TuneFab Screen Recorder which can help you record screen activity, online videos, streaming audios and games, etc. easily with easy steps as below. To download this powerful program, click the download button below.

Step 1. Install and Register the Program

To remove the limitations of unregistered version, you need to register the program by clicking the "Purchase" icon to purchase it, entering registration code you received an e-mail address.

 Register TuneFab Screen Recorder

Step 2. Select Recording Area

After registering, you will see two options: "Video Recorder" and "Audio Recorder" on the interface, just select "Video Recorder" to record gameplay. Then adjust the recording area as you like by clicking the "V" button, like "Full screen" or "Custom".

Note: To record gameplay, you need to click on both "System Sound" and "Microphone" to enable the check marks.

Screen Display Settings

Step 3. Set Recording Hotkeys

You are free to reset the hotkeys to start/stop record, pause/resume record by clicking on the "More Settings" button and choosing "Hotkeys" in the setting menu.

Also, you can select the output file format and output file folder by clicking the "Output" button.

Change Shortcuts

Step 4. Record the Gameplay

When all is ready, then you can open the game and click on the "REC" button or press hotkeys to start recording. To stop recording, press hotkeys or click on the "stop" button, then you can preview before saving the recorded videos. At last, you can save the videos by clicking on "Save" on the lower right corner.

Preview Recorded Gameplay

Step 5. Post Your Gameplay

At last, you can post your Gameplay on your YouTube channel.

Part 3. Top Three Gaming YouTubers

At last, I'd like to show you the top 3 gaming YouTubers, you can either enjoy watching their gameplay or learn how to become a famous YouTube gamer.

1. PewDiePie

Felix Kjellberg, better known as Pewdiepie, is a gaming YouTuber. He is popular for his "Let's Play" videos, most of which focus on horror-themed games and a myriad of flash games.

2. Vanoss Gaming

Canadian gamer Evan Fong whose channel is Vanoss Gaming, is famous for Let's Plays of Grand Theft Auto V, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Skate 3, Dead Rising, and Garry's Mod.

3. Markiplier

Mark Edward Fischbach, also known as Markiplier, is a Hawaii-born gaming YouTuber who specializes in Let's Play videos of survival horror and action video games, comedy sketches and machinima parodies.

Now, I believe you can't wait to create a new YouTube channel or upload gameplay as you have known the tips for being a famous YouTube gamer and how to record gameplay. But before that, don't forget to download TuneFab Screen Recorder as it can help you record videos and audios.

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