Game Theory: YouTube is Ruining Gaming!

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




  • Erm, Mortal Kombat is the best selling game of 2019 in the NPD so far, and the fastest selling title in the franchise. You didn't do much research, did you?

    BernardoOneBernardoOne13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • "Demooonitization" cuts to she shed burning add.

    Dez DarkDez Dark13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The visibility of games can be secured if people and companies went back to games being traded on physical disks in shops in stead of only online. If you see the disk box in the shelves, you know it exists and can buy it.

    KilravokKilravok13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • Kilravok yeet

      JamesGames 11176JamesGames 1117613 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • There is a prophecy that Minecraft shall Rise again. And it's already started.

    Jon the MisunderstoodJon the Misunderstood13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • When someone talks about Maximillian Dood. Everyone: Doods: BENNY BENNY BENNY

    SpeckySpecky13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • goddamn it not again

    Aiden SwanAiden Swan13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Where is the petscop vid

    jermaine ervinjermaine ervin13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • i miss old youtube :(

    Apple AppleApple Apple13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Fortnite is dead tho

    Aiden AsarAiden Asar13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • If profanity causes demonetization, how come the Vanoss Crew still has ads?

    Dan WhiteDan White13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • All of this stuff about brands being unsafe is just stupid, those companies are going to make this platform super boring

    ethan 14ethan 1413 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Rachel MooreRachel Moore13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I hate fortnut its annoying

    El_Froggo303El_Froggo30313 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 10:14 Summoning salt? on a game theory video? pog

    SupgamerSupgamer13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Thanks for talking about this! I may not be into severe "mature" content, like $3x or severe swearing, but I've noticed how overly-sensitive creators have become! They aren't able to be themselves, and it's having a negative affect on them. And in an age where many parents are letting their kids watch R-rated movies (once more, not something I'm okay with, but okay), it makes no sense to be so sensitive against such content.

    Xendor DawnburstXendor Dawnburst13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 5:34 Yikes, that's not how graphs work. Like at all. Maybe some more thorough quality control?

    EurandómienEurandómien13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Granny! FNAF! maybe undertale...

    Sonic, sega, and puppets Fanner CoteSonic, sega, and puppets Fanner Cote13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • if there is a holy grail then it all makes sense, this singularity is corrupted!

    RavFrom YettiRavFrom Yetti13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Nowadays it feels like youtube cares more about keeping money in their pockets than keeping the creators and the content in a good place

    mohammed tahmidmohammed tahmid13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You actually can blame TH-vision a bit for this: the issue isn't that gaming is "fringe:" the issue is that there are "journalists" out there who feel threatened by new media who routinely write smear pieces attacking TH-vision directly for gaming content that - all things considered - isn't really that bad. For example, Ian Sherr from CNET recently wrote about how there are TH-visionrs who make gaming content who get angry in their videos and ads appear on this content, which is bad for some reason. Seriously, he cited Jim Sterling, who does some rather good research for many of his videos, as one of the "problem" creators. He also directly contacted some of the advertisers and used leading questions into scaring them into withdrawing their ads from TH-vision. This has happened many times in the past, where predatory "journalism" will attack TH-vision directly for the content its creators make, and TH-vision always makes the wrong call: rather than saying that this is a platform where people can just put up the content they like and TH-vision is in no way responsible for said content as they are just the platform, TH-vision instead apologizes, demonetizes a bunch of creators - some of whom may deserve it, others of whom most definitely do not - and leaves itself open for the next attack. If TH-vision would stop caving, if it would stand up and say that enough is enough and they're not going to be held accountable for content on their platform that falls within legal use, then many creators, gaming creators included, would be in a much less precarious position. TH-vision is one of the biggest advertising platforms in the world, so it's not like any advertiser with a solid head on their shoulders is ever going to pull out permanently: they always come back. TH-vision is more than capable of weathering the storm of smear pieces until people realize that there isn't actually anything of merit to what these "journalists" are saying. But in order for that to happen, TH-vision first needs to stand up for its creators and put its foot down. The problem is that it doesn't want to

    DistanceDistance13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • this is not breathtaking

    Josiah McMillianJosiah McMillian13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Poor indie developers. The lord giveth and taketh thy exposure

    SmilesSmiles13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • No TH-vision is free advertisement for games.

    THE THATHANTHE THATHAN13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • *_hOw miNeCrAFt lOre iS rElAtEd tO tHe aSsAsinATiON oF jFK: gAmE tHeOrY_*

    caCTi bOwMEncaCTi bOwMEn13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Everyone: **TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate TH-vision hate** TH-vision: *puts ear plugs in their ears* Lalala I cant hear you!!

    Jadon HermansonJadon Hermanson13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • TH-vision: *demonetizes games for kissing* My ads between my suggested videos: *two women making out for a game ad* Me: “TH-vision YOU MAKE NO SENSE!!!”

    GalaxyCrafter04GalaxyCrafter0413 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I agree with you Mattpat

    8-Bit Logan8-Bit Logan13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I can see where he's going with that he's definitely saying that there's a circular effect when it comes to certain games that are hugely popular especially when he mentions mortal Kombat 11 which I'm super wishing I had the money for even if it's $10 cheaper but like advertisers especially gaming advertisers should be like flocking to TH-vision cuz what better way to get your newest hardest game to the general public then throug TH-vision would just blow it up look at Minecraft in fortnite

    Silver Ink182Silver Ink18213 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • bruh why is matpat getting more and more orange each on-the-couch theory video? he looks fine in livestreams! or am i imagining things? regardless, youtube really is getting crappy for gamers :(

    Lara DixonLara Dixon13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Last time I was this early, the thumbnail for this video was Mat sitting on his couch, not Keanu

    Aidan GonzalesAidan Gonzales13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • At this point, I think it would be better if TH-vision made a whole new website just for kids. Since they would be making it for the ground up they could make sure that every video and TH-vision channel that goes on to it is kid friendly, which would make TH-vision only for adults and their new website brand safe for adds.

    Emarldknight2Emarldknight213 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • congratulations on completely screwing up this by totally ignoring. Which almost seems"deliberate" Mixer. Which has been steadily growing. and many u-tubers have went to. I understand where your focus is in this episode but if you going to do facts and figures about streaming platforms ."DON'T" completely ignore one ...thank you

    LeaglestalonLeaglestalon13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • TH-vision will just make an exception to the rules for their own games like they did for the music industry and TV talk shows.

    JazzJazz13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You need info about The Internet/Online Matpat is your guy.

    Denzel WeathersDenzel Weathers13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • you should make a channel called Conspiracy Theory where you talk about real world controversial topics

    FreiFrei13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Remember when people played games because they were actively excited about said game, and not because some "influencer" told them to?

    DirtyPlatinumGunDirtyPlatinumGun13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Make a theory on the roblox game called identity fraud, it really confuses me with its story and the monsters within it

    Neutral KarmaNeutral Karma13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Woozey_FanaticsWoozey_Fanatics13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • To be fair, it's not like TH-vision feels exactly like it's best friends with game companies. Look at the Nintendo music on TH-vision, and how it is DEAD. Barely any still exists.

    Tristan PowellTristan Powell13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • please, @TH-vision, put this video on the top of everyone's suggested list if they work for google or TH-vision.

    Merlin2videosMerlin2videos13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The only thing I've heard about the Mortal Kombat franchise in recent months is that the people who have been working on the fataities have actually developed PTSD because of how much they were forced to expose themselves to gore and violence on their computers and the company that made the game being completely unsympathetic towards them, only caring about their bottom-line. One of them admitted that they can't look at their dog anymore without seeing nothing but gore and organs and blood, and it made me really sad. No game is worth that level of psychological damage. On the other hand, I am very unhappy with this recent cracking-down on what can be viewed on the Internet. I do want people to be safe, but I also want people to be able to make money doing what they like to do and have easily accessible platforms to do those things. On other platforms, like Tumblr, "adult content" really just meant "queer content," and so stuff like this is worrying because who actually gets to decide what counts as "suggestive content" and can those people deciding those things be trusted?

    Reagan BrazealeReagan Brazeale13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The video started and my inner musical trash went: OOH MY GODS A SQUIP NOBODY LISTEN TO HIM HES EVIL

    Audrey HoeschenAudrey Hoeschen13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Then check this out!

    Joel DeakinJoel Deakin13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Matt. This got to be one of the best and well-researched video. I hope more content creators move towards not-so-mainstream video service sites (Like BitChute. Hahaa! A little bit of earned media right there!) and expand. They wouldn't need to terminate nor abandon their TH-vision account. As someone who aspires to develop and release a game (or a book) this video has been very informative. Thanks, Matt!

    Cor AtroCor Atro13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Minecraft is getting a second golden age

    Internet savior CarltonInternet savior Carlton13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Hate theory: mats ruining theory’s Those that hate this joke keep your fan boy urges to destroy me calm it’s a *joke*

    Contrail ProductionsContrail Productions13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • UMG be like: *"Nice royalty free/original music, mind if we monetize it?"*

    Rodgers the ImmortalRodgers the Immortal13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Or they could get a monopoly on they own platform by only monetizing games that comes off of the google game platform

    lavameltsicelavameltsice13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • How DARE you make fun of John!

    Costa KassinasCosta Kassinas13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • TH-vision is broken The system is broken Gamers should run youtube no a computer.

    Russia/American GamingRussia/American Gaming13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 8:30 MatPat do you think the samething could happen to fortnite

    Ismail AldienRaziIsmail AldienRazi13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Doesn't this also hurt TH-vision itself as they severely decrease the surface of which they can run ads on? If gaming was such a huge chunk of viewership, wouldn't that in scale be a huge hit in revenue for TH-vision/Google?

    Axel "Sooty" RooAxel "Sooty" Roo13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Minecraft has past fortnite on TH-vision matpat

    Will Martin 2Will Martin 213 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Is he wearing.....make-up?

    AJAJ13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Newsflash TH-vision is ruining everything

    Mr. UNKNOWNMr. UNKNOWN13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Biggest video on MK 11 is a video talking about how you cant do a video for it.

    Radical EDRadical ED13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Next Video: How Valve is destoring the literal meaning of pc gaming, with their new beta app.

    ItxShadow Teh NightwingItxShadow Teh Nightwing13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Everyone hide your minecraft from the mean people

    ImsRandom YaBoyImsRandom YaBoy13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • To add insult to injury, I got a Stadia ad for every single ad break this entire video. The Same Ad Each Time 😒

    Hingle McCringleHingle McCringle13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Is it a requirement to be a Google employee to have a lobotomy

    Santeri HulkkonenSanteri Hulkkonen13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I like Fortnite (if you don’t like you are yag backwards)

    GoogsGoogs13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • *Game Theory: TH-vision fell down and cant get up*

    Eelstrike_The_WarriorEelstrike_The_Warrior13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • simple solution to the problem, make age restrictions on the video's. There has to be a way to do it mabye it's simple as putting in your date of birth or parental control settings. There has to be some precaution they can put in place other than demonitizing a video because it has some blood. They don't seem to have a problem with advertisment on video games where the 3rd wird is ****.

    chritopher kassierchritopher kassier13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Based on everything said in this video and the whole corporations taking over with T-series and stuff, the main takeaway is that youtube is no longer what it once was and there's a huge opening left that is waiting to be filled by a new content sharing platform, the question is just who will it be?

    Yeah ManYeah Man13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The world is going to be a pretty boring place if violent games are demonitised to the point no one wants them, Along with things like horror which is my main genre 😅

    DAN ofDybukonDAN ofDybukon13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I don't understand isn't there a TH-vision kid so why don't they restrict that

    Anthony AmbroseAnthony Ambrose13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You havent finished hello neighbor theory

    Nelson jr Tomas perezNelson jr Tomas perez13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Matpat is orange

    Tlasan DukatsTlasan Dukats13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Maybe 1.14 will revive minecraft lmao *gets an ad for stadia at the end*

    Charolette The VampireCharolette The Vampire13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • TH-vision 2014: we help the gamers out with views TH-vision 2018-2019: we want to destroy monetization everywhere on this platform and gaming channels STONKS

    Heme JimmyHeme Jimmy13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This video has a very scishow vibe. I like it!

    Elkius StoryShadowsElkius StoryShadows13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You literally whored out the channel with Fortnite theories to capitalize on the cash cow....

    Miles LeBlancMiles LeBlanc13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • How to trigger the 9 year olds: Well Fortnite is a garbage game, its a trash and doo doo

    Byrne KahlerByrne Kahler13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • So as always, TH-vision is broken beyond repair and destroying it's own system

    EquinoxEquinox13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • And Matt forgot discord.

    DankTheDragon/DraggyDankTheDragon/Draggy13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • F**** youtube

    Shadow HedgehogShadow Hedgehog13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • So here's an alternate theory:n TH-vision wants to discourage everyone from posting videos of the games off which it intends to make a buck so it can have near monopoly later on.

    Lord ArabianSharkLord ArabianShark13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I have NO Idea what your complaining about... My feed is Full of Final Fantasy Stuff.

    Wyatt The CreatorWyatt The Creator13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Ummmmmmmmmmm mine craft is more than more than just a video game it is life

    Grant OofGrant Oof13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • huh... this seems like something that should have been shown at E3

    Merlin2videosMerlin2videos13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Twitch is currently the most popular platform for streamers. ... This means that Twitch had an average of 12,982 streamers per day throughout January-that's almost three times higher than TH-vision's number (4,505). Twitch streamers are also likelier to stream for longer.

    William CailWilliam Cail13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You know this might be a paranoid delusional theory, but what if the filter is... Softened for stadia games? A " Oh we won't demonetize your videos on Doompunk Dogs 11 if you play it through stadia. We green light our stadia creators." situation. I mean it's a thought as to why those super violent games would be the flagship for stadia and the neat TH-vision integration?/compatibility?/something.

    DarkalloyDarkalloy13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Remember when Markiplier played a jerk off horror game?

    Mr.Pink849Mr.Pink84913 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Minecraft, music, how about BOTH. I present to you MINECRAFT MUSIC, oh wait that already exists....

    Darkness LordDarkness Lord13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 11:54 It would seem so, but a simple math calculation shows it's three and change times as much. Still impressive, but not as impressive.

    Channel 42Channel 4213 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • there was a nice guy on pornhub who make videos. Who knows you might could be a gamer on pornhub but then again imagine watching “it” then u see a game on it lol

    Broken LuckBroken Luck13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I think youtube is shooting itself on the foot, because youtube kids was created for a reason, and yet, regular youtube needs to be perfectly child friendly as well. so, as someone in this comment section said: What's even the point of creating youtube kids?

    Arthur RodriguesArthur Rodrigues13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Matpat mentioned Thanos a lot in this episode... SNAP-PAT?

    video games in real lifevideo games in real life13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Master level editing there at the start.

    MrMicroSpyMrMicroSpy13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • How the frick is this a game theory? This is a history lesson and the effects of the history. MatPat. You don't do theories. Stop calling them theories

    JAYNJamesJAYNJames13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Why do I feel that this video is going to get demonetized for knowing too much...

    Fierce WolffoFierce Wolffo13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm surprised this video's monetized

    Evelyn Rivera GarciaEvelyn Rivera Garcia13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You watch a lot of lazerbeam

    can't get a laughcan't get a laugh13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 4:11 It's just nice to have new games to look at, talk about, play... Me: *and theorize about-*

    blue lasagnablue lasagna13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I feel like I’m the only one who watches Game Theory and plays ROBLOX! ._.

    Sharifa KhatunSharifa Khatun13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • And all this also counts for Red Dead Redemption....😞😖

    GalaxyCrafter04GalaxyCrafter0413 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • youtube demonetizes matpat for revealing the truth

    Super Mario Plush SeriesSuper Mario Plush Series13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I still cant belive your in your early 30's

    Richard CorralesRichard Corrales13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Your a bloody LEGEND

    XxxDesacratedxxX 0XxxDesacratedxxX 013 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 🤔🤔 hmm This video could have been on Film Theory cuz youtube is a film/video platform

    David RitzDavid Ritz13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
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