4 Places to Find Hilarious Gaming Memes

Ben Stegner 08-12-2014

Although video games can bring about high emotion Pull Out The Tissues: 5 Video Games That Will Make You Cry Video games offer something that no other narrative medium can: interactivity. And when it comes to emotional gaming, there are some seriously impactful scenes that will take your breath away. Read More through their storytelling, many games instead pride themselves on humor 10 Funniest Video Games of All Time Video games are serious business, but that doesn't mean game-makers and their fans take it too seriously. Game developers also have their own sense of humour and aren't afraid to infuse their creations with it. Read More . Over gaming’s long history 7 Signs You're a Living Piece of Gaming History Read More a sub-culture has developed, bringing with it thousands of jokes for players of a particular series or games in general to enjoy.


In the online age, this gaming culture is personified by memes, which are pictures accompanied by text. If you don’t understand them just yet, check out Tim’s introduction to memes A Brief Overview of Internet Memes & How You Can Quickly Create Your Own Read More . Today, we’re going to have some fun and find some places to get a few gaming laughs.


We’ve written plenty about Reddit before, including a guide for new users The Awesome Guide to Reddit Wonder how your friends always find cool stuff on the Internet before you? They're probably using Reddit, the self-proclaimed "front page of the Internet". Read More ; it’s one of the best places on the Web to find a community (subreddit) about nearly anything Random Reddit: 10 Bizarre Subreddits You Need To Explore [Weird & Wonderful Web] You don't love Reddit? You should, because it's an awesome resource for content of every possible description. If you don't believe me then read on to discover the stranger side of Reddit. Read More . It should come as no surprise, then, that Reddit is a perfect place to find all kinds of memes.

Particular subreddits that you’ll want to explore include:

There’s bound to be more, but these three will get you started with memes on Reddit. Not happy with any of these? Create your own subreddit and fill it to the brim with meme goodness.

Twitter And Facebook

Like Reddit, there are tons of interesting people to follow on Twitter 6 Interesting Ways to Find New People on Twitter Twitter, by its very nature, provides an endless supply of interesting and engaging Twitter accounts just waiting to be discovered. Here's how to find them. Read More . Even if you don’t make an account, you can visit someone’s page to view all of their tweets; perfect for getting your daily dose of memes in. Check these ones out:

  • @GamerMemes is active and has been tweeting at least once a day. Sometimes they’re regular memes with a game twist, and sometimes they’re in-game images with humorous text.
  • @VG_Memes is similar. You’ll get gaming humor in bite-sized pieces, which is just what you’re looking for!
  • @GamePIay and @VideoGamesFacts are more popular and have a lot of content that isn’t like your typical memes. Any gamer should have these accounts in their feed!

If you prefer Facebook 10 Reasons Why People Still Use Facebook [We Ask You Results] The main reason people still use Facebook is because everyone else uses it. Go figure. Read More over Twitter, most of these accounts are also on the social giant, and there’s surely many more. Video Game Facts and Game Memes are two to start with.

Know Your Meme

Know Your Meme, which Justin covered KnowYourMeme: An Encyclopedia Of Funny Internet Memes Read More a few years back, is a huge database of anything resembling a meme that occurs on the Internet. It has extensive information on a meme’s origin, including the earliest known sighting of one, how it spread, and some notable examples or forms. Anything and everything is covered, from the best-known ones 5 Internet Memes That You'll Never Be Able To Forget The best memes out there were some of the worst Internet accidents we'll never forget. They are often absurd. Yet, you can't seem to get them out of you're head. Read More like Rickrolling to fringe occurrences that just started spreading. They even do videos for the most popular memes.


Search for “Video Games” on their main page and you’ll have hundreds of entries to browse through. Some are more specific or well-researched than others, but you’re sure to find some funny content. You can even comment or submit your own entry if you find one you really like!

Have a look for yourself: have you heard of the Xbox 360 Kid, brushed up on Video Game Logic, or realized that big game series’ fans go through cycles? Get a meme education on Know Your Meme and you’ll be an expert!

Memebase Video Games

Memebase, like Know Your Meme, is part of the Cheezburger network, but it’s different than Know Your Meme. Here, you’ll simply be able to scroll through pages and pages of memes that others have submitted, and they have a feed dedicated just to video games. We covered the best memes of 2013; perhaps you’ll find one of 2014’s best on your travels here.

Make Your Own!

If you’ve exhausted all of these great resources and still haven’t found the gaming memes you’re looking for, it’s time to do it yourself.


We’ve covered a variety of meme-creating services on Android 3 Great Android Tools to Make Memes On The Go These meme-making apps comes with lots of preloaded pictures like Philosoraptor, Futurama Fry, and Conspiracy Keanu. Find out which one is best: See what Morpheus says. Read More , or on iOS 5 Apps For The Internet Meme Lover In All Of Us [iOS] If you are an avid Internet user, (I assume you are if you are hanging out at MakeUseOf) you cannot avoid the meme. You encounter them everywhere. The memes are always lurking, even within the... Read More if you prefer. Dave has also unearthed five awesome meme generators on the Web 5 Awesome Meme Generators on the Web Anyone who spends any serious amount of time on the Web will be aware of Internet memes. At least those who venture into the useless-yet-entertaining side streets the Web has to offer. Those who are... Read More for dead-simple macro creation. You’re limited only by your imagination.


Laughing Yet?

Memes can be a great way to blow off some steam and have a few laughs, and with these resources you’ll never run out of content. Remember that nobody can predict the next viral image, so if you find a funny picture Top 8 Websites To Find The Most Priceless & Viral Images The Internet is full of entertainment, but if you're looking for more amusing 'lol' images or other priceless goodies, be ready to unleash your inner procrastinator and check out the following list of websites. They’re... Read More , share it!

GIFs are often used for memes, but if you’re sick of memes for now and are looking to use them in a less annoying way, check out Joshua’s list of uses for GIFs 5 Uses for Animated GIFs Other Than Annoying Memes GIF animations aren't just for corny memes and annoying reactions (but it doesn't mean you can't use them as such). Here at MakeUseOf, we've got a whole bag full of uses for these cool little... Read More .


What are your favorite gaming memes? Are there any other sites you frequent to get your dose of memes? Leave a comment and let us know!

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