Are you a cord cutter who loves video games? Miss classic G4 gaming shows? We have great news for you! Cord cutting has some amazing FREE ways to watch great video game and geek culture shows online.
So here is a quick breakdown of some of the most popular long-format gaming shows online.
The Video Game Years
Love video game history? The Video Game Years takes a look at video game history one year at a time. In a similar format to the VH1, I Love the 70s, 80s, and 90s shows, The Video Game Years is a fun fast-paced look at video games. Every episode covers one year and runs about 45 minutes. Currently they cover years 1977 to 1989.
You can find them on YouTube for free:
Sadly GameTrailers.com is no longer around, but the good news is IGN has put all their episodes on YouTube for FREE. Even better, the GT crew are all back over on their new YouTube channel doing great new original shows and reviews.
With original programing debunking gaming myths to in-depth 30-minute retrospectives on some of the biggest games out there, GT is full of great long-form programming.
You can find classic GT shows here: https://www.youtube.com/user/gametrailers
You can find the GT crew new shows here: https://www.youtube.com/c/easyallies
The GameTrailers’ YouTube channel is still live and will continue to post the newest video game trailers.
Love geek culture and want something more than just video games? Want to see the toys from your childhood? Here are some fun shows about geek culture.
Flea Market Madness: Love hunting for old geek stuff at flea markets? Check out Flea Market Madness and join in on the hunt for geekdom. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4T1sDYpnBr6bizdMSoeVqqiacKTBc9Wa
Monster Madness: Love monster movies? Horror movies? Monster Madness has you covered with a ton of modern and classic movie reviews even some full-length commentaries on some monster movies. Maybe find something new, relive a childhood movie, or just learn more about movie history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69-wbrFcA4Q&list=PLbQ-gSLYQEc5ujo96H_iWCtyl1H9vYnjR&index=16
All Things Disney: Randomland looks at all things Disney with a real focus on Disney Land and Disney World. Find secrets of the parks or take a walk through Walt Disney’s hometown, Randomland is a great show for anyone who loves Disney. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa9mU1p560aPTuLydawcvaw
Geek News: Dodger hosts a weekly news program for all things geek! From movies, shows, and video games, she covers all things geek. You can find the weekly show over on her YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_ufxdQbKBrrMOiZ4LzrUyA
Top 10: Love lists on everything from best comic book to best movie mistakes? WatchMojo has you covered with new top 10s every day. https://www.youtube.com/user/WatchMojo
You get the idea. There are thousands of great shows to replace G4 in every geek and gamers heart. Have a suggestion? Leave it in the comments.
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