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‘Girlfriend Reviews’, A Hilarious New YouTube Channel, Details What It’s Like To Watch Your Significant Other Play Video Games

Published on January 23rd, 2019 | Updated on March 27th, 2019 | By FanFest

We’ve all been forced to watch someone play through a video game at some point. Sure, sometimes it’s fun and you can’t help but to be drawn into the world and the game play without having to touch a controller – other times it boils down to you staring at a screen for hours on end, death by boredom slowly creeping in, while your oblivious friend completes the 1,000th fetch quest in a row with seemingly no interest in pursuing the game’s story. Despite how great a video game may be, sometimes it’s just not fun unless you’re in control.

Enter Girlfriend Reviews A hilarious YouTube channel created by a woman and her boyfriend after she endured countless hours of watching her significant other play through various video games and decided to start making videos reviewing what it’s like to date someone who is playing a specific game – rather than review the game itself.

The new YouTube channel, who posted their first video just a bit over 2 months ago, labels all their videos as “Should Your Boyfriend Play —” and focuses entirely on what it is like to watch someone play through the game, rather than how good the game is. It’s a channel we can all relate to – all gamers accept that while a game may be widely popular with players and critics, watching it be played can be a total bore. Girlfriend Reviews smartly uses this basis to build a channel on and speaks about the good, the bad and the downright frustrating aspects of watching someone play through a game. Story, graphics, acting, game play and more are all covered in detailed and funny videos, which average out to around 5 or 6 minutes each in length.

Here are two good examples: One is from a game she mostly enjoyed watching (The Last of Us) and the other is from a game that made her hate cards for the rest of her life (The Witcher 3, or more specifically, Gwent – the card-based game scattered throughout The Witcher 3)

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YouTube has always been a place to go when you don’t trust critics reviews and want a regular person’s view on a game – now you can go further than that and find out how your significant other will enjoy the game and whether it’d be OK, or essentially torture, if you played the game around them.

If you enjoy Girlfriend Reviews and want to help support the channel, you can visit their Patreon and donate or share their videos.

What games have you enjoyed watching someone else play? Do you agree or disagree with Girlfriend Reviews videos about specific games? Let us know in the comments!

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