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VideoGameDunkey is a YouTube video blogger known for his reviews, commentaries and walkthrough videos for a variety of video games, most notably the multiplayer online battle arena game League of Legends.

Online History

The VideoGameDunkey YouTube[3] channel was launched by Jason Gastrow on October 24th, 2010, with a video titled “Battletoads, One Life Speedrun,” which features Gastrow playing the video game Battletoads while commenting on his moves and strategy. As of July 2014, the video has gained over 150,000 views.

On July 6th, 2011, user V O X Populi submitted an entry for videogamedunkey on UrbanDictionary,[4] defining it as:

“A semi-famous youtuber who has a mildly crude-- yet funny sense of humor, with the use of mild sarcasm and witty sentences.”

As of July 2014, the channel’s two most popular videos are “League of Legends : Best Champion,” (below left) a tutorial on how to play League of Legends as Talon uploaded on February 27th, 2012, and “League of Legends : Escape from Hell” (below right) which was uploaded on July 4th, 2013. As of July 2014, the videos have gained 2.8 million views and 2.4 millions views, respectively.

On August 28th, 2012, Redditor oldblindbob created the subreddit /r/videogamedunkey/[4]. As of July 2014, the reddit has gained over 1,000 readers.

In addition to the videos featuring Gastrow playing video games, the show also features a series of videos celebrating the channel’s subscriber milestones.

On September 4th, 2011, he uploaded a video to celebrate the channel reaching 20,000 subscribers in which he dances while on Chatroulette. On June 16th, 2014, he uploaded a video celebrating the channel reaching 1 million subscribers which featured him dancing with his friends and fans through Skype. In less than a month the video gained over 370,000 views.


As of July 2014, VideoGameDunkey’s YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers. Its Facebook page[1] has gained over 48,000 likes and its Twitter account[2] has over 15,000 followers.

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[1]Facebook – Videogamedunkey

[2]Twitter – vgdunkey

[3]YouTube – videogamedunkey

[4]Reddit – videogamedunkey

[5]UrbanDictionary – videogamedunkey

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