The content creators of the year at The 2022 Game Awards

By Olivia Richman


Nov 14, 2022

Reading time: 3 min

The Game Awards is returning in December 2022, celebrating the best video games, esports players, and content creators of the year.

Games like Horizon: Forbidden West, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, God of War Ragnarok, and Elden Ring have dominated most categories. But the Content Creator of the Year award is a break from these games for a closer look at some popular faces on Twitch and YouTube.

The Game Awards described the Content Creator of the Year award as “for a streamer or content creator who has made an impact and positive impact on the community in 2022.” Here are the nominees.

The Game Awards 2022 Content Creator of the Year nominees

There are five popular content creators being nominated for this coveted award.

Karl Jacobs

This popular YouTuber is known for his Minecraft content. He currently has over 3.77 million subscribers on YouTube, where he posts silly videos of him doing challenges on Minecraft like everything being upside down or all creatures being hostile. He’s grown a lot in the past few years thanks to his larger-than-life, yet genuine personality.


After his successful subathon on Twitch, Ludwig switched to YouTube where he has continued doing IRL and gaming streams. He is known for his honesty as well as supporting the competitive Super Smash Bros. community. He recently held one of the largest Smash tournaments in history with a large prize pool, the Ludwig Invitational in Las Vegas.


Nibellion has continued to be a trusted source for gaming news. He had over 500,000 followers on Twitter before he decided to leave the platform due to the whole Elon Musk fiasco. This was a sad ending after Nibellion struggled to earn enough on Patreon to support his continued gaming coverage. While Nibellion may have left the spotlight for now, the Twitter account will forever be remembered for consistently covering all things gaming.


Bruno “Nobru” Goe is a Brazilian esports player known for excelling at games like Free Fire. The skilled gamer has become huge across social media, including YouTube, where he has amassed over 13.8 million subscribers. With his bright purple hair and even brighter smile, Nobru is a born entertainer known for his hilarious commentary while playing Fortnite and simulation games. He is also the owner of the esports organization Fluxo, showing just how much influence he has in the gaming scene.


QT recently signed with Misfits to continue pursuing her passion of creating massive influencer-packed events. She most recently brought back the popular content series Shitcamp, featuring many big name streamers, and organized and hosted the Streamer Awards. QTCinderella has continued to gain popularity over the years thanks to her positivity, drive, and ability to create entertaining content that’s high quality and fun.

If you want to vote for your favorite content creator, click here. Once you create an account, you’ll be able to vote in 26 different categories, from Game of the Year to Best Esports Athlete.