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Ninja, Tfue, CouRage top list of most tweeted about streamers in 2019

Published: 8/Jan/2020 0:45

by Brad Norton

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2019 was a breakout year for a number of content creators, however, only ten could make the shortlist and stand out as Twitter’s most talked-about gaming personalities of the year.

With over 300 million monthly active users, Twitter stands tall as one of the most widely utilized social media platforms around the world. Some of the most prolific content creators today primarily advertise themselves through Twitter and therefore generate a great deal of engagement as a result.

Having released an assortment of statistics surrounding the gaming industry in 2019, Twitter has highlighted the most talked-about personalities on the platform over the past 12 months and the results might come as a surprise.

Twitter: NinjaNinja has remained one of the most popular content creators throughout all of 2019.

Despite only having the third-most followers of all creators featured in the top 10, Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins stands atop the pack as the single most talked-about gaming personality of 2019. With 5.39 million accounts following the Mixer streamer at the time of writing, there’s no denying Ninja has broken barriers and breached the mainstream in ways that no others have been able to match.

From an exclusive sneaker deal with Adidas, to collaborations with global superstars like Kevin Hart and Mark Hamill, Ninja solidified his position as the most mentioned gaming personality throughout 2019.

Following close behind in second place is popular Spanish content creator Rubén Doblas ‘El Rubius’ Gundersen. With over 36 million subscribers on YouTube, that success has evidently translated over to Twitter as the 29-year-old personality has become one of the most widely discussed gamers online.

Creating a variety of videos from Minecraft compilations to Mario Maker shenanigans, El Rubius is the single largest YouTuber out of Spain and reacted in kind to the Twitter statistics, stating “Españita representing.

Twitter: Rubiu5El Rubius stands out as the only non-English speaking personality to crack the top ten.

With an emphasis on streaming and competing instead, popular Fortnite personality, Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney, grew his Twitter presence the most of any content creator on the list throughout 2019.

Entering January with 950,290 followers, he skyrocketed to 2.67 million by December 31 and became the fourth most prominent content creator on Twitter throughout the year as a result.

100 Thieves saw its share of success on the social media platform over the past 12 months as the list features two content creators in the top ten. Personality Jack ‘CouRage’ Dunlop and CEO Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag appear in the fifth and sixth spots respectively. 

There’s no denying that CouRage’s own take on Ariana Grande’s ‘Boyfriend’ music video drove some of the most prominent engagement throughout the calendar year and helped boost the organization on Twitter. 

The full list of 2019’s most talked-about gaming personalities is as follows: 

  1. Ninja (@Ninja)
  2. ElRubius (@Rubiu5)
  3. Jacksepticeye (@Jack_Septic_Eye)
  4. Tfue (@TTfue)
  5. CourageJD (@CouRageJD)
  6. Nadeshot (@Nadeshot)
  7. Pokimane (@pokimanelol)
  8. TimTheTatman (@timthetatman)
  9. Dr Lupo (@DrLupo)
  10. Dr. Disrespect (@drdisrespect)
TwitterTwitter’s full list of the most talked-about superstars of the gaming world.

While each of the personalities featured throughout the groundbreaking list divides their efforts among of a number of platforms, it’s evident that Twitter engagement remained a large focus in 2019.

It’ll be fascinating to see who claims the top spot in 2020, which personalities remain in the top ten and which new names emerge on next year’s list.

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Sykkuno reveals new plans after leaving OfflineTV house

Published: 28/Nov/2020 6:38

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Sykkuno opened up about leaving the OfflineTV house and revealed he plans to move back in with family, but will stick around the Los Angeles area.

Sykkuno has only been a confirmed member of the OfflineTV house since August, but he’s already exploded in popularity. He deserves all the credit, though, since his content and input in collaborated streams has been thoroughly enjoyable.

It’s been a blast having him on board. However, Sykkuno ultimately decided not to stick around, and in one of his latest streams, he shared some details on what he’s planning to do next.

Sykkuno Leaving OfflineTV
Sykkuno
Sykkuno has been streaming for a while, but he’s become immensely more popular in recent weeks.

“As most of you guys probably know, [I’m] moving soon,” he said. “So, I’m probably not going to be streaming for a couple of days after today obviously because there’s a lot of moving stuff going on.”

Initially, Sykkuno is planning to move back in with his family, but then he’d evaluate his options and decide what to do next. “I’m probably moving home for a bit, and then we’ll figure it out after that,” he said.

Sykkuno also said he would “probably” stay in Los Angeles in the long run but isn’t planning to buy a house. “That’s a little too expensive for me,” he said. “I don’t think that’s quite happening.”

Sykkuno Leaving OfflineTV
Sykkuno
Sykkuno has been streaming Among Us on Twitch along with other popular streamers.

He described the move as a “bit of a hassle” but seemed excited about the future. He’s also adamant about not wanting to live alone. “I don’t want to live alone… I feel like it’s tough,” he said.

This hilariously opened the door for one fan to try and make an ambitious deal. “Pay for my rent, and I’ll live with you,” wrote the fan.

Sykkuno pondered for a moment and then jokingly pitched a counter-offer. “If you pay for my rent, I’ll there too, I suppose,” he said, laughing. “Thank you for the offer.”

Sykkuno didn’t mention anything else beyond that. However, if his meteoric rise continues to grow, the opportunities will be endless.

It comes after other OfflineTV members Scarra and Toast said that the OffliveTV house could be disbanding shortly.

“We can’t have a house that each of us have wives, husbands, our kids, and our pets living in once place,” Toast said in a recent stream.

It seems like Sykkuno’s fans will have his back no matter what he decides though. They’ve become a large and dedicated community in their own right.