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2015's Top 10 Video Games on YouTube and More Revealed

Plus, YouTube reveals the most popular gaming videos of the year.


It's that time of year again. Time for big companies like YouTube to announce year-end lists of what was most popular during the latest year. YouTube has now published lists of the top games and gaming videos for 2015.

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YouTube's most popular games list for 2015, based on views and total watch time for games released in the past year, is topped by--you guessed it--Call of Duty: Black ops III. Rounding out the top five are FIFA 16, Five Nights at Freddy's 3, Ark: Survival Evolved, and See the full list below.

2015 Top Overall Games

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  2. FIFA 16
  3. Five Nights at Freddy's 3
  4. Ark: Survival Evolved
  6. Five Nights at Freddy's 4
  7. Fallout 4
  8. Mortal Kombat X
  9. Batman: Arkham Knight
  10. Until Dawn

YouTube also shared a list of the "top trending" gaming videos for 2015. Based on views, shares, comments, and likes (among other things), the list includes trailers, fan-made videos, and let's plays. Clash of Clans' Super Bowl ad from February tops the chart, while that amazing "Real GTA" video landed at the No. 2 spot. You can see the complete top ten list below.

2015 Top Trending Gaming Videos on YouTube

  1. Clash of Clans: Revenge (Official Super Bowl TV Commercial)
  2. Real GTA
  3. Star Wars Battlefront Reveal Trailer
  4. Five Nights at Freddy's 3 Teaser Trailer
  5. WARNING: YOU WILL DIE | Five Nights at Freddy's 3 - Part 1
  6. Discover Pokémon in the Real World with Pokémon GO!
  7. Fallout 4 - Official Trailer
  8. Elders Play Grand Theft Auto V (Elders React: Gaming)
  9. Halo VS Call of Duty
  10. Final Fantasy VII - E3 2015 Trailer | PS4

Finally, YouTube shared some new facts about YouTube's gaming community. First, 30 percent of YouTube gamers (those who watch gaming videos on YouTube at least once a month) are women, while 35 percent are aged 35 and up. YouTube's study, which included a survey of close to 5,000 people aged 18-54, confirmed that 47 percent of YouTube's gaming community are now parents.

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