We scoured Instagram for the most interesting and noteworthy accounts in the world of gaming. From publications to publishers, the games themselves and those who love them, here is the pick of the crop.
We’ll let GameSpot’s Instagram bio speak for itself: “Inside look at industry events and access to behind the scene photos from all things GameSpot!” So who doesn’t want to be behind the scenes Unfortunately, they barely post but the account provides a great mix of crucial game event coverage and a look at GameSpot’s inner-workings.
Sony marries the look and feel of its Instagram account with its design ethos. Everything is sleek, beautiful and holds its own when treated as a piece of art.
SEGA’s Instagram is a fun one to follow indeed. One day they will post a photo of donuts that gets no less than 1,000 likes. Most days they will post all things Sonic The Hedgehog: statues, costumes, watches and more. The love for Sonic is palpable.
Xbox’s Instagram shows the many sides of the console’s controller. They have a good mix of photo and video which makes the content all the more interesting.
Top Games On Instagram
We unabashedly love Dots‘ social strategy. They have such awesome creative that anthropomorphizes the game’s otherwise plain and minimalistic dots. The strategy around their Instagram is a little different, but just as creative: they turn the lens on dots IRL for stunning photos. Of course a mobile game is rocking it on Instagram!
Call of Duty‘s Instagram flaunts the game’s visuals with cleverly written and snarky captions. If you’re looking for great use of video on the platform, this is one to watch.
Crossy Road clearly has a lot of fun with its minimalist pixelish aesthetic. Focusing on what makes this mobile game unique has been great for their engagement.
Blizzard’s MMORPG that’s been around the block more than a few times has a clear love for Instagram. So much so, that they just created a patch to allow players to take selfies with Instagram-esque filters in-game. That’s devotion.
Top Instagram Gaming Influencers
If pixel art is your cup of tea, you’ll need to follow this one. The game and app designer’s Insta is chock-full of pixel-ized famous characters
While the world’s biggest YouTuber has made a name for himself in gaming, his Instagram account has little to do with the subject and is more about his personal life and brand. With 3.4 million followers, we have to include him here.
Top eSports Instagrams
League of Legend’s official Instagram dedicated to eSports showcases the eSports community and just how fun it is to be a part of it. From celebrating together in triumph to disappointing defeat, the photos here are all stunning.
The makers of gaming peripherals have fully immersed themselves in the eSports community with great event photography while pulling out the classic Instagram content types like tapping the likes of denn_ice to wear their backpacks on NYC rooftops or “what’s in my bag” kind of Instas.