The X Accounts Every Gamer Should Follow Right Now

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ANKARA, TURKIYE - JULY 30: In this photo illustration, the logos of various social media apps including 'X' (formerly known as Twitter) are displayed on a phone screen in Ankara, Turkiye on July 30, 2023.

Formerly known as Twitter after billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk purchased the social media site in the fall of 2022, X is still one of the most popular social media platforms out there, particularly for gamers who want up-to-date gaming news, trusted reviews, hot takes, and loads more. While Musk’s platform has its critics these days, it’s still a great resource in that respect.

For gamers, X is a treasured service that can enhance their gaming escapades and keep them firmly in the know around a genre of entertainment that is adored by millions of people on Earth. Whether you’re after PlayStation 5 news, you enjoy hit browser releases like Habanero’s Taiko Beats and its Japanese theme, or you’re chasing a gaming-related bargain, there are a wide variety of X accounts that offer an abundance of informative posts and feature some truly excellent gaming content. Let’s take a look at just some of them below.

Hideo Kojima – @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN 

An instantly recognizable name for many, given his notable impact in the creation of games like the Metal Gear Solid series, Hideo Kojima is a hugely respected developer who is fairly responsive on X. Also discussing movies alongside sharing his passion for gaming, the Death Stranding creator is well worth adding to your feed, particularly if you play some of his smash-hit games, such as Death Stranding.

Brenda Romero – @br

For passionate gamers wanting to follow professionals who are firmly in the know, Brenda Romero is someone to follow immediately. Married to John Romero, one of the main players behind the iconic Doom games, she shares regular posts on gaming news, offers her own insights on various developments from the industry, and posts design and coding tips while also delving deep into the business side of the gaming sphere.


Cheap Ass Gamer – @VideoGameDeals

There is a strong argument to suggest that gaming has reached extortionate levels in terms of its cost in the modern environment, leaving many gamers chasing a bargain wherever they can. If the high prices are putting you off, Cheap Ass Gamer’s an account well worth keeping tabs on due to the affordable prices that are shared on the feed on a daily basis. You’ll certainly save a lot of money by following Cheap Ass Gamer, that’s for sure.

Geoff Keighley – @geoffkeighley

A respected journalist and television presenter, Geoff Keighley is a trusted voice who assesses the latest and greatest releases in the gaming category while also hosting a selection of gaming-related productions and sharing up-to-date news with his 1.5 million followers.

Larry Hryb – @MajorNelson

One of many influential people behind Xbox Live, Larry Hryb is Director of Programming for Xbox Live and offers trusted news every Xbox gamer will be fascinated by. A likable personality who also just adores gaming in general, this key player in the Xbox world is capable of enhancing your X feed immediately, particularly if you’re a diehard Xbox gamer.


Wario64 – @Wario64

If you’re keen to follow the latest industry updates and get great deals on the biggest new releases, then Wario64 is an account well worth a follow on X. The American gamer has built up a large community of over a million followers at the time of writing, with gamers around the world hanging on his every word and making the most of the variety of useful resources and excellent deals that he regularly offers.

Other accounts to follow include Polygon (@Polygon), Jade Raymond (@ibjade), GameSpot (@GameSpot), IGN (@IGN), Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica), Steam (@Steam_Games), Shuhei Yoshida (@yosp), Doug Bowser (@thetruebowser), and Amy Hennig (@amy_hennig).

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