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Video Victory: Top 10 Marvel Mobile Game YouTubers (#28)

By Sida Li on October 9, 2021 at 5:08 PM ET


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The competition for the throne remains fierce! The crown switches hands for the third consecutive period.


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Every two months, Lootcakes ranks the top YouTubers in three popular Marvel mobile games (Contest of Champions, Future Fight, and Strike Force) and highlights their notable recent content for your viewing pleasure. 

Note: We recently switched our posting schedule from every month to every two months. This edition covers the two-month period ending 10/3.


#10: Lagacy

Last Month's Ranking: #12

Lagacy, a Contest of Champions content creator and the founder of Team ØMNÎVERSE, returns to our top 10 after a two-period absence. Prior to his brief absence, he made the cut for an impressive 25 consecutive periods. Lagacy's most popular recent upload (found below) is a summoning session for Hercules.



#9: RichTheMan
The newly-married RichTheMan has been averaging over two uploads per day during the current period. Rich is also one of seven YouTubers in our top 10 who amassed over a million new video views during the current period. See below for a recent Contest of Champions video he made with his new wife Emily.



#6 (Tie): MobileGamer


MobileGamer is one of two Marvel Strike Force YouTubers who made our top 10. As of writing, he's about 25 Twitter followers away from reaching 12k. Drop by and give him a follow! One of his most popular recent uploads is his monthly ranking of the top MSF characters. See below for his latest list, which was uploaded in late September.



#6 (Tie): KT1
Last Month's Ranking: #6

KT1 holds the #6 spot in our rankings for the second consecutive period. Compared to the previous period, he amassed a nearly identical number of new subscribers and views. KT1's most popular recent upload (found below) is a quick overview on Contest of Champions' October side events.



#6 (Tie): Karatemike415*

Last Month's Ranking: #4 (Tie)
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Karatemike415's YouTube channel recently turned seven years old. He's currently on pace to reach nine million total video views before the end of the year! In the below video, Mike takes on October's Destroyer of Light Cavalier Event Quest in Contest of Champions.



#5: Philosopher

Last Month's Ranking: #11

Philosopher, in his third-ever top 10 appearance, holds the distinction as this period's highest-ranked Marvel Strike Force YouTuber. Compared to last period's eleventh place finish, this time around Philosopher nearly tripled his subscriber gains and amassed about 100k more views. See below for his guide on the best teams for Doom Raid 2.



#4: Cynicalex
Last Month's Ranking: #2

Cynicalex is the sole Marvel Future Fight YouTuber in our top 10, a position he frequently finds himself in. He's currently on pace to reach 100 million total video views before the end of the year! See below to witness Cynicalex's first time hitting 12+ million points in the Alliance Battle Extreme game mode.



#3: Prof Hoff
Last Month's Ranking: #4 (Tie)

Prof Hoff's YouTube channel recently turned ten years old. Congratulations for a decade on YouTube! Fun fact: According to his Twitter profile, Prof Hoff's full-time job is a professor of Multimedia Journalism. See below for his overview of the October update in Contest of Champions.



#2: Seatin Man of Legends

Seatin Man of Legends' tier list video series is coming to an end. After five years of Contest of Champions tier lists, Seatin is retiring the series. See below for his final tier list video! In the video he also announces that moving forward, he'll be taking a less hardcore approach to MCOC - instead opting to play more casually. 



#1: ContestChampion
Last Month's Ranking: #3

A new leader is crowned for the third consecutive period! This time it's ContestChampion ascending the throne, which was most recently occupied by Seatin Man of Legends and Cynicalex. On October 1st, ContestChampion wished Hyperion Arena grinders in MCOC "good luck". Speaking of which, see below for his first crack at the Hyperion Arena.



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*Disclosure: This content creator is a paid participant in the Lootcakes affiliate partnership program. However, his appearance here is based entirely on his YouTube and Twitch performance for the current period.

For a more detailed breakdown on the top content creators in this edition, take a look at the table below. Click the table to enlarge.



Scoring System:

Each edition, we begin by compiling a list of the top 20 Marvel Contest of Champions, Future Fight, and Strike Force YouTubers (in the English language) based on their most-viewed new upload (during the current period) related to any of these games. To qualify, at least 75% of their videos in related games (during the current period) must contain self-created gameplay or game-related commentary (i.e. created directly by the YouTuber as opposed to clips sourced from third parties).

Creators from the above list are then awarded 0-100 points in each of two categories: (1) total views of their newly uploaded YouTube videos related to these games, and (2) new YouTube subscribers. The data from these categories is sourced from YouTube and Socialblade. Points are calculated according to the following steps:

(1) For each category, total points available are calculated by multiplying 100 by a fraction: the total number of creators active on the relevant platform (numerator) divided by the total number of creators on the list (denominator). 'Active' in the New YouTube Subscribers category refers to creators who uploaded at least one related game video AND generated 100 or more subscribers during the current period. 'Active' in the New YouTube Views category refers to creators who uploaded at least one related game video during the current period. For example, if 18 of 20 creators are considered 'Active' in the New YouTube Subscribers category, then 90 points are available in that category (i.e. 18/20 = .9 x 100 = 90). 

(2) Points awarded to a creator in each category are then calculated by multiplying the results of step (1) by a fraction: the creator's individual performance in that category (numerator) divided by the total performance of all creators on the list in that category (denominator). Continuing the example from (1), a creator with 100,000 New YouTube Subscribers out of 1,000,000 from all ranked creators on the list would receive 9 points in that category (i.e. 100,000/1,000,000 = .1 x 90 = 9).

(3) Points calculated from each category are then totaled to determine the creator's final score.


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