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18 of the Biggest Celebrities who are Avid Gamers

Video games have come a long way since their early days. No longer relegated to dingy arcade rooms and a small section of the subculture. Games are as mainstream as it gets these days, with fans and lovers of the culture coming in all sizes and shapes, and from all walks of life. For example, the most extravagant singer in the United States, Lady Gaga, has revealed her love for video games more than once through her Twitter account.

However, Lady Gaga is just one more in the long list of VIPs who have publicly shown their passion for video games. Many singers, actors, directors, and other celebrities dedicate their free time to the gaming industry.

Who are the other celebrities who love playing video games?

There is an extensive list of celebrities who love to play video game. If you also play, you may have crossed paths with some of them without knowing it!

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Lady Gaga

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As previously mentioned, Lady Gaga has expressed that she has a secret gamer girl side. Who would’ve guessed that she’s a hack-and-slash fan, but she let the world know by gushing about one of favorite video games, Bayonetta. A game that’s aesthetically fitting, to say the least.

Megan Fox

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Transformers actress Megan Fox said on more than one occasion to be a significant gamer; she could have beaten you up on Xbox Live playing Halo, as she loves this title, her favorite of the franchise being Halo: Reach. But instead, Fox has avoided revealing her user name at all costs as she finds it amusing to see how many gamers pick on her or make jokes about her without imagining who is on the other side of the screen.

Samuel L. Jackson

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If you play the Grand Theft Auto series, you may have come across Samuel L. Jackson, who plays the boss of The Avengers (Nick Fury). The actor is a fan of video games, and he has participated in several industry events (such as the VGA 2012). Also, he is passionate about the saga created by Rockstar Games.

George Lucas

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The creator of the most famous space saga in cinema (Star Wars), George Lucas, is another renowned gamer who has openly declared his passion for video games. In more than one interview, the director said that he is a great lover of the industry, although he has also made somewhat controversial statements, defending that what matters in a game for it to be good in its nature and not its plot.

Kim Kardashian

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The American celebrity joined the list of famous video game lovers, thanks to the title Rock Band. Also, Kardashian is a big fan of betting on Call of Duty on platforms like Thunderpick. A few years ago, the actress tweeted, “I was looking forward to the release of the game,” referring to Call of Duty: Black Ops II at the time of its release.

Will Arnett

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Another actor who loves video games is Will Arnett (Ninja Turtles, Arrested Development, The Lego Batman Movie), who organized a secret group of gamers in Hollywood to play Xbox. He hangs out with Justin Theroux, Jason Sudeikis, and Jerry O’Connell, among others.

Matthew Perry

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Do you remember Chandler from Friends? Surely you didn’t know that the actor had to undergo surgery when he hurt his hands playing Fallout III, a video game the actor fell in love with. When they found out, the creators of the saga offered him a role in their game Fallout: New Vegas.

Mila Kunis

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Known as Jackie on That’s 70’s Show or as the voice of Meg Griffin on Family Guy, Kunis is a big Call of Duty: Black Ops II player. Zombie Mode made her curious, and ever since she tried it, she hasn’t been able to stop playing.

Daniel Craig

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The latest James Bond of the saga dedicates his free time to video games. He is passionate about Guitar Hero and Halo. Moreover, the actor admitted in an interview that this hobby caused him more than one problem with his ex-partner.

Henry Cavill

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Superman himself, or at least he was, is a devout gamer who’s expressed his love for medium on numerous occasions. Particularly for Total War: Warhammer 3 and World of Warcraft, spending at least 4 hours a day gaming and even going so far as building his own custom gaming PC.

Ice-T

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The famous American rapper loves video games as much as hip-hop. He has told several times that he spent his childhood between Atari and Sega consoles and that his favorite games are Mortal Kombat and NBA Jam.

Snoop Dogg

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Another gamer rapper is Calvin Cordozar, known as Snoop Dogg, who spends hours and hours in front of the TV playing Call of Duty. In 2006 he created his own group of gamers called Hip-hop Gaming League.

Eminem

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Along with the above, Eminem joins the list of rappers who love video games. He enjoys being the tune of Call of Duty but also playing them. He likes to play online games, and, by all accounts, he’s good at delivering bullets.

Cameron Diaz

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Although it sounds impossible, the American actress and model is an actual World of Warcraft addict. Diaz has commented numerous times about her passion for the Blizzard title and has even gone so far as to say that playing video games is one of her favorite things to do.

Robin Williams

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The late, great comedy legend was an avid gamer who spent countless hours playing his favorite video games. He was such a big fan of The Legend of Zelda series that he even named his only daughter after the princess in the series. He was also a big fan of the World of Warcraft, Portal, Half-Life, and Call of Duty.

Gemma Atkinson

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The underwear model admitted in an interview that the Gameboy was her great childhood companion and acknowledged that she still has it tucked away somewhere in the corner of her house. Her favorite sagas are Call of Duty and Tomb Raider.

Justin Bieber

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The Canadian singer is another artist who joins the famous gamers. Bieber has admitted more than once that he is a fan of Call of Duty, Mario Kart, and Halo, assuring that he is a regular gamer in his free time.

Jessica Alba

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And last but not least, another famous Hollywood face who enjoys the gaming industry in her spare time is Jessica Alba. The actress spent her childhood enjoying titles like Bomberman, Pac-Man, Super Mario, and The Legend of Zelda. She has also said that Wii Fit helped her to regain her figure after giving birth.

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