The streaming of games has become one of the most common things done on YouTube. People play various mobile and PC games on this platform. However, not everyone is able to do this. Here are some of the reasons:
- Streaming PCs are quite expensive.
- Streaming a mobile game via PC also requires several additional devices.
- Gaming PCs are not very popular in most homes.
- Most of the popular PC games aren’t available to all because they are paid games.
Hence, the options seem to be limited. But don't worry! Here are some of the low-end PC games which are super fun, and can be easily streamed on YouTube.
Minecraft has been one of the most popular games on YouTube. It has gathered an audience in various ways. It has been found that various YouTubers have more than one channel, especially for this game. This game is mostly hinged on the creativity level of an individual. The most common modes played on Minecraft are:
- Creative Mode
Well, most of us all know Minecraft is a game with an open world where one can create anything based on their creativity. In this mode, a player can build anything. This mode is all about creating, creating, and creating!
- Survival Mode
This mode brings challenges apart from creating as well. Here the player has to look at the survival aspect of the game too. They have to hunt for food and move on to create shelters and other resources required for survival. This mostly also includes weapons and armoury.
- Adventure Mode
Well, this mode is just above the creative and survival mode. It adds the spice of adventure and gives you a more story-based game. Players need to make specific tools for mining and breaking a block. Content around story-mode and role-play can be created using it. You also need to fight against mobs and evils in this game mode.
- Hardcore Mode
This mode is considered to be one of the toughest modes in Minecraft. However, this mode is only available in the Java version of Minecraft. The most important thing to be considered is that you get only one life in this mode. If you die, the Game is Over. In this game, the player has to meet the basic requirements and be mindful of health, hunger, experience, and mobs. If you die, you lose all the experience and other collected items in the place where you die.
Chess is one of the oldest games yet most fun games in the world. The game is more popular over an actual chessboard. But now, during the pandemic, online chess has gathered massive popularity on YouTube as well. Websites such as Chess.com and Lichess have been the most popular websites to play online chess.
Chess.com has been the top used platform in terms of popularity and also includes various forms and modes of chess, such as
- Fog of War,
and many more.
3. Among Us
Among Us has been one of the most played multiplayer games across YouTube. This can be played by at least 4 players and a maximum of 10 players. There will be at least one imposter in the group whose duty is to eliminate opposite players on the map and who can act as saboteurs or create fake crises to engage players. You know that "kinda sus" meme? Yes, that comes from this game! The other players apart from the imposters are known crewmates. Their job is to finish all the assigned tasks or find out the imposter before the imposter eliminates all the crewmates. There are 4 maps in the game.
This map resembles a spaceship moving in space. There are several sections in it. These are Reactor, MedBay, Cafeteria, Admin, Electrical, Security, Storage, Communications, Shields, Navigation, O2, Weapons, Upper and Lower Engine.
This map is the 2nd biggest map of Among Us and it resembles an Arctic Base. It has the following sections: Dropship, Electrical, Security, O2, Communications, Weapons, Office, Admin, Storage, Laboratory, and Specimen Room.
- Mira HQ:
This map is the smallest yet a highly complicated one in this game. It also resembles an airship. The important compartments in this map are LaunchPad, Decontamination, Reactor, Laboratory, Locker Room, Communications, MedBay, Cafeteria, Storage, Balcony, Storage, Office, Admin, and Greenhouse.
The Airship Map is the latest map and the biggest one in the game. As the name suggests, it looks similar to an airship. The best part about this map is that it is a two-story map having two floors connected by ladders and a staircase. This map constitutes the following: Cockpit, Communications, Armory, Viewing Deck, Kitchen, Engine Room, Security, Electrical, Main Hall, Showers, Cargo Bay, Lounge, Records, Gap room, Meeting room, and Brig.
Among Us is available both on PC and mobile. This game was one of the most downloaded games in the last quarter of 2020. It has gained great popularity post the ban of PUBG Mobile.
4. JKLM.FUN Bomb Party
JKLM Bomb Party is a word game that can be played with at least 3 players and a maximum of 9 players. Here players get 2 - 3 letters from which they have to make a meaningful word. If you make the word, a new set of words is given to other players and the process goes on. If you fail to make a word, the hint is passed to the other and you lose a lifeline. The one who survives till the end wins.
Skribbl is one of the most popular and entertaining games you can play online with your friends. This game is creative and requires a decent amount of drawing skills as well. In this game, one has to select a word out of a few options and try to make other players guess the word by drawing whatever it implies or means. Based on how many and how quick people are able to guess correctly, you get points. Similarly, you also get points based on how many correct guesses you make and how quickly you make them. No points are rewarded for the wrong guess. The guesser has limited time to guess but an infinite amount of guesses.
In the end, the one who gathers the maximum point wins the game. This game can help you show your knowledge and your intelligence via your drawing.
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