Game Theory: YouTube is Ruining Gaming!

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  • Published: 23 June 2019
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    So E3 just happened and it got me thinking a lot about which of the announced games will be the next big game here on YouTube. The answer? None of them. You see, none of these games will be able to do what Minecraft and Fortnite have done on the platform. Not internet darling Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077, not Deathloop, or any other game. You see, despite the coming launch of Google Stadia, they have built a platform that will not support it. Sit back and hold your favorite game close, Loyal Theorists, the future isn't looking bright.

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    Credits:
    Writers: Matthew Patrick and Stephanie Patrick
    Editors: Marc Schneider, Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick, and BanditRants
    Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
    Sound Editor: Yosi Berman

    Sources:
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Comments • 26 244

  • Hdheh Hfhbfrb
    Hdheh Hfhbfrb  4 hours back

    Fortnite sucks

    • Brian Cao
      Brian Cao  5 hours back

      I think Cyberpunk 2077 will become a failure since youtube is a hardcore liberal

      • Joshua Hart
        Joshua Hart  5 hours back

        I want a game theory on why Minecraft is becoming popular again

        • voiceless glottal fricative

          WE MUST MIGRATE TO VIMEO

          • Elijah Chavarria
            Elijah Chavarria  8 hours back

            I dont think Google is gonna fight itself but do the scumeist move possible and monopolize the violence and mature gaming content and stadia is the perfect thing to come in and take that audience

            • NEON DUDE
              NEON DUDE  9 hours back

              Ok ok matpat talked about Minecraft... Everybody now playing Minecraft and we didn't even realized it :/

              • Elijah Chavarria
                Elijah Chavarria  9 hours back

                Is superdataresearch legit 5:42

                • Melissa Robinson
                  Melissa Robinson  10 hours back

                  Agree

                  • Daniel Moore
                    Daniel Moore  10 hours back

                    "Final petscop theory coming in a week or two!"

                    Several months later: Youtube is Ruining Gaming!

                    • Bright Swahili
                      Bright Swahili  10 hours back

                      https://youtu.be/2FPrJxTvgdQ

                      • Random Slav
                        Random Slav  10 hours back

                        Screw the Area 51 raid,
                        Lets raid the YouTube HQ.

                        • Max555
                          Max555  11 hours back

                          Youtube is Ruining Gaming

                          But hey that's just a theory, a Youtube theory, thanks for watching.

                          • ishe news
                            ishe news  11 hours back

                            Im pretty sure people lie about there age so they can watch videos that they like

                            • ishe news
                              ishe news  11 hours back

                              Gorn had to use candy mode to get their game selling

                          • Karl Olofsson
                            Karl Olofsson  12 hours back

                            You should change your name to The Game Hypothesists, a theory is something that has been proven and peer-reviewed to be true after all ;) So "Just a theory" is pretty great, "Just a hypothesis" is where you have an idea about how something works you actually want criticism on to find possible issues with. A very picky comment since we know what you mean, but considering all the anti-science nowadays it might be helpful for a channel as respected as yours to shine some light on "due scientific process" and how mankind generates what we consider to be facts :)

                            • Mr. Rewind
                              Mr. Rewind  13 hours back

                              3:42 it’s all fortnite

                              • tarrker
                                tarrker  14 hours back

                                What I find baffling is that mature content IS a thing. It's quite a popular thing and I happen to know that there are plenty of fairly large advertisers that even rely on more mature content. So why then is YouTube taking an anti maturity stance? It's absolutely bizarre that creators have to rely on Patreon when YouTube could be connecting them with these more open-minded advertisers and making a ton of money in the process. Not to mention helping their platform grow instead of crippling it, which is kinda what they're doing atm. It's like saying "Don't pick up the pennies. They're not worth the time." except that there's $3 billion worth of pennies laying on the floor x_x

                                • Bjorn Bjergsen
                                  Bjorn Bjergsen  20 hours back

                                  I'm waiting for the day someone makes a better version of YouTube so we all can go there and YouTubers get what they really deserve

                                  • RottenFilmProduction
                                    RottenFilmProduction  20 hours back

                                    And yet Mattpat can't see or understand the massive dip in quality of his own channel.

                                    • PowerCard Edition
                                      PowerCard Edition  20 hours back

                                      Game theory is ruining gaming

                                      • Pokemans
                                        Pokemans  21 hours back

                                        your breathtaking

                                        • Vonloke
                                          Vonloke  22 hours back

                                          And how are we as consumers supposed to stop this or tell youtube that we don't want them to censor things to this degree? It seems like we don't have any good recourse for these actions.

                                          • Dragon_Tom005
                                            Dragon_Tom005  24 hours back

                                            "fortnite will stay on top"
                                            Minecraft:*am i a joke to you?*

                                            • SPR Rubix87
                                              SPR Rubix87  1 days back

                                              100% correct

                                              • Chananya Minster
                                                Chananya Minster  1 days back

                                                YES!!!! game theory intro is back!

                                                • Peyton Tyler
                                                  Peyton Tyler  1 days back

                                                  Call of duty isn't the same game over and over again. If it was then nobody would bitch about how much better the old was are

                                                  • Blazin'Bender Bendin'Rodriguez

                                                    YouTube is NOT KILLING GAMES. Ridiculous. The gaming industry is ruining games. The people speaking to the issues within the games are merely providing a service regarding content within the relevant games. Stay in your bubble and keep listening to your echo chamber. Games built in YouTube?? Stupid. Never coming back. First and last time here. Fool me once, shame on you. Ignorant kids will swallow your tripe to their detriment. You’re dead to me

                                                    • platypi pope
                                                      platypi pope  1 days back

                                                      Luckily you've ruined theorizing about games

                                                      • Swagbastian
                                                        Swagbastian  1 days back

                                                        Fortnite is on the decline...

                                                        • SStargun
                                                          SStargun  1 days back

                                                          If Youtube only allows kid-friendly videos, then what's the point of Youtube Kids?

                                                          • Technopal
                                                            Technopal  1 days back

                                                            HA! GOTTEM! I DO ROBLOX CONTENT!! Oh wait.. I did other games like Undertale... Oh $%!^.. Wait that's not allowed AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

                                                            • Clingyo
                                                              Clingyo  2 days back

                                                              It’s like they think 5 year olds with white moms r the only thing that watch YouTube

                                                              • Schwein777-300er
                                                                Schwein777-300er  2 days back

                                                                I made the game theory intro in Mario maker 2
                                                                RD9-7GY YYG

                                                                • Schwein777-300er
                                                                  Schwein777-300er  2 days back

                                                                  I made the game theory intro in Mario maker 2
                                                                  RD9-7GY YYG

                                                                  • the continuous one
                                                                    the continuous one  2 days back

                                                                    ever since the beginning

                                                                    • Curiosity
                                                                      Curiosity  2 days back

                                                                      14:05 “demonetization my...” advertisement

                                                                      • Sc0pɛ
                                                                        Sc0pɛ  2 days back

                                                                        nice

                                                                        • Haris Live
                                                                          Haris Live  2 days back

                                                                          YouTube's approach may stop new Youtubers from coming and/or worse get rid of the old ones!

                                                                          • Haris Live
                                                                            Haris Live  2 days back

                                                                            Know any cursed words?
                                                                            Yeah. B R A N D S A F E T Y !!!

                                                                            • Dillon Schmidt
                                                                              Dillon Schmidt  2 days back

                                                                              I stood up after watching this video right now, got a glass of water and realized something. If gaming companies advertise on YouTube their own games and put their ads in that all expanding territory, it means that their Games that are already mature get to gamers that watch gaming videos that are mature, and because advertisements are fueling the mature content again, the influencers can get money for showing off mature games, and it becomes a look of them putting an investment into the community that then promotes their products for free anyways. I keep getting random ads for stuff I don't care about, what if most of, if not all gaming videos had ads for more games that you could buy? Hell I found some games like Bloodlines 2 THROUGH YouTube ads. This could work!

                                                                              • Kindlesmith80
                                                                                Kindlesmith80  2 days back

                                                                                I have no hope. Doesn't stop me from keeping up to date on what trash is getting released.

                                                                                • KT Productions
                                                                                  KT Productions  2 days back

                                                                                  I didnt know about the new halo and after he daid that i got goose bumps

                                                                                  • 07Yoshi Productions!
                                                                                    07Yoshi Productions!  2 days back

                                                                                    Nintendo,Sega and other Games: OH NO YOUTUBE IS GETTING RID OF GAMING

                                                                                    ROBLOX: Allow me to introduce myself I’m not really Gaming IM A WEBSITE HAHAHHA

                                                                                    • Zwei
                                                                                      Zwei  2 days back

                                                                                      I think there was other reasons mortal combat 11 failed...... partly due to the double standards and other stuff.

                                                                                      • Ale 3.8
                                                                                        Ale 3.8  2 days back

                                                                                        The last time you see dis intro

                                                                                        • The King
                                                                                          The King  2 days back

                                                                                          Is that the North Korean flag on his shirt?

                                                                                          • Static_Supercx23
                                                                                            Static_Supercx23  2 days back

                                                                                            I made gaming videos and the first ever video gets demonized for saying hell in one hour

                                                                                            • Dissonance Paradiddle
                                                                                              Dissonance Paradiddle  2 days back

                                                                                              The AAA industry deserves to collapse if it refuses to change..... But yeah this is ridiculous.

                                                                                              • Conor Playz
                                                                                                Conor Playz  3 days back

                                                                                                hey can you do more videos like this? not to many, like mabye a topic like it once a week? i like this kind of stuff