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Cubey (formerly MrCubey) is an Australian YouTuber who is well known for making Minecraft videos, and most popular for his films and educational content.

Cubey's videos are often regarded as "high quality" and "well edited". He uploads infrequently, with only 282 videos uploaded by 2020, since the channel's creation in 2011. He has yet to make a 'face reveal', and has publicly stated "I actually don't think I want that." Viewers have described him as "passionate" and "inspiring".

History

Cubey’s first video, posted on May 6th of 2011, was a beginner Minecraft house tutorial, which received over 1 million views in its first year on YouTube. Today, the video sits above 3 million views. ​​Cubey went on to expand it into a series, also featuring 'Redstone' building tutorials. It currently stands as his largest, and most popular series, with almost 75 million views across 57 videos, as of 2020. Despite the success, in recent years, Cubey has steered away from making building tutorials.

In May of 2012, Cubey uploaded his first Minecraft "movie"/film. By 2020, he had uploaded 36 Minecraft films, totalling over 40 million views, and being considered fan-favourite content amongst his fanbase. 

In October of 2013, Cubey uploaded a video titled "Minecraft From Day One". It became Cubey's most viewed video, alone, stretching over 14 million views by 2020. In 2016, 3 years later, he uploaded a remastered version, titled "Minecraft From The Beginning". It became Cubey's fourth most viewed video, growing beyond 6 million views by 2020, and becoming his channel's official trailer.

In December of 2014, Cubey launched an educational Minecraft series, titled “Everything You Need To Know About Minecraft!". After December of 2015, the series took a 27-month break, before rekindling in March of 2018. By 2020, it collected almost 50 million views across 36 episodes. 

In 2015, Cubey took on YouTube as his full-time profession. During this year, he launched a new series titled "My Top 5's". Despite months and even years between some of its 17 episodes, the series collectively surpassed 22 million views by 2020, and still continues to thrive.

On the 22nd of July, 2019, Cubey reached 1 million subscribers. After holding the title of Australia's most subscribed 'Minecraft YouTuber' for a number of years, Cubey currently sits third.

Trivia

  • When Cubey created his YouTube channel, it was initially named 'MinecraftCubeZone'.
  • Cubey's final episode of his "Population" series has been delayed by over 2 years.
  • Cubey has his own private team that assist him with making videos.
  • The longest break Cubey has taken from YouTube was 9 months.
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