Game Theory: Video Games Will NEVER Be The Same...

The Game Theorists

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    Our world has been reshaped by this pandemic. Instead of talking about all of the terrible things, I thought for today we'd focus on one of the silver linings of this horrible event. Video games. Well, the video game industry. We've all been turning to old favorites and new adventures to escape and comfort us and it SHOWS. Look at Among Us and Fall Guys. Small games that may never have had the hype they now do . In fact, this is probably the BEST time to launch your own game and I will tell you why!

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    Writers: Matthew Patrick and Justin Kuiper
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    Datum objavljivanja: Prije 4 mjeseci


    1. T.S.

      Mr Mat pat, I have a idea for a new channel. It can be named real life Theory in witch you can explain the questions of reality. like maybe if there's a way to see covid with out a microscope.

    2. Carlos Da Silva

      Am I late to promote myself? I know it's been 4 months but here I go: Might not be a developer but I am a writer myself who has lost his works due to a faulty computer. I am trying to get back on track with my projects. Including an action packed story, a more fantasy leaning story, and one with sci-fi aspects. I am quite creative and I can create a world filled with lore though I have never gotten to finish the projects due to a strong writer block at the moment and imposter syndrome 😅 (I have completely discarded full fledged projects because I didn't find them good enough at certain points) Something less creative: I am a translator and a tutor. But I am currently stuck with cash, since I haven't found a reliable payment method that doesn't need me to have an American credit card. (Paypal showed me a big red flag, so it is out of the equation for me) Thanks for reading this!

      1. Carlos Da Silva

        @EpicBear That's cool! Would like to know a bit more :3

      2. EpicBear

        @Carlos Da Silva thanks am currently working on animtion project my self ;)

      3. Carlos Da Silva

        @EpicBear thanks so much for your kind wishes! Hope it multiplies to you in any way that could be useful to you (I meant that you get really lucky :P)

      4. EpicBear

        Well wish u luck with ur project :)

    3. Matt Wolf

      The PS5 has already sold great but just imagine how much better the PS5 would have sold if Sony could meet demand, granted the microchip shortage affecting many industries is preventing this.

    4. Bubble tea

      Does this count if your like a child but you still look how to create a “video games.”

    5. Bryson Gamer

      Yes video games will never be the same I have so many games and am still bored

    6. J4C3 TH3 K1N9

      yes fall guys

    7. Angelic Asysnila

      Corona virus outbreak is something we gamers have already experienced via games lol It is less dramatic than games but it is terrible and scary

    8. Amanda James

      MatPat, thank you so much. I've been working for months on just a demo for a new game I made for a class in college. The game is called Sweet Nightmares, and it's gonna be on Steam in a few weeks!

      1. EpicBear

        Is out ? :)

    9. Mr. McNerdo

      10:03 Wow. I didn’t even know that video games had their own version of TV-MA. Or TV-Y

    10. Gggggg Gggggg

      Dr falsey

    11. Lil_ Math

      Promote myself: I’m cracked at Fortnite

    12. Blob Ers

      i wanna make games but the challenge is my laptop is slow it cannot run unity engine man i don't know what to use for making games

    13. Blob Ers

      me before covid:i can only play friday saturday and sunday me after covid:i can discover all games and play all of them all day and screaming YEEEES

    14. Thabang Nkopane


    15. Sorberus

      Amamamam AMOGUS

    16. Potato Cat

      So, where can I buy MATPAT THEORY SIMULATOR?

    17. Emerald 1337 aka funny gamer guy

      Might wanna disable Clipping, Matpat, people can reshare snippets of your videos without crediting you.

    18. Rauser Ex

      >fauci 0 / | \ / | | / \ | \ I'm out.

    19. JustPickAlready

      This was a very well made, very informative and very scary video.

    20. Yi Xiang Si


    21. Max Janssen

      For anyone who is promoting right now, don't just leave it here. Take a look at casting call club (or other platforms that function the same way). Not related to them in any way, but it's the place I go to if I need to find a team for a project and I don't know anyone in my network.

    22. blktornado3

      Promote yourself: I am working on a combat overhaul / MMORPG type mod for Minecraft where you can pick from 6 different classes, and build up a spell kit Guild wars 1 style to take on instanced randomly generated dungeons, engage in politics, and hold down or siege protected fortresses. It is complete with its own internal animation engine, scripting engine, and am working on a dungeon generation engine for it. You can form guilds with friends to party up and take on these activities. I have recently been porting it from the ancient 1.7.10 to 1.16 and was initially discouraging being forced to, but its for the best. I will likely not see a penny from this project but it is super fun to play around with and share. Thanks for reading, even if I am late to the party.

    23. Teresa Ellis

      I love how MatPat encourages community. 💞💗

    24. Em Beboso

      0:00 Hey Theorists, MatPat here! Sounds familiar..

    25. Alpesh Patel

      Where is jin

    26. p1thegamer

      we can just play retro games in the meantime

    27. Highkage

      "Promote yourself" Ever since high school, I've been working on a manga I've been piecing together over the years, and now I have a nice outline for how I want it to go. Problem is, my own art skill isn't the quality I want it to be for this work. Perhaps there are artists who can either A: can do the art or B: help a fellow artist with advice on how to improve

    28. Alecia Shepherd (Sn0wShepherd)

      "Promote Yourself" This one is the voice of female Khajiit in Skyrim. You give Khajiiti job, yes? She can do many voices, make sounds, even make air wiggle...silly air!

    29. Faisal Abdurrahman

      he did a vsauce intro but he is saying different words

    30. itsme lukario

      Promote yourself : I am a unity dev making a vr game

    31. Tyson Hencheroff

      16:16 the pieces are in place for you. Didn’t Scott Cawthon say that in one of your FNaF theories? #FNAFWILLNEVEREND

    32. Idk Bc idk

      I’m working on a science project

    33. KSPboi64

      Theory idea: hidden lore of KSP/KSP 2

      1. KSPboi64

        no one will ever see this comment :|

    34. Ignacio Ruiz Valle

      Don’t forget that part of the succes of Fall Guys and Among Us was because they were funny to watch. That made streamers play it more than usual. More streams means more people get to know the game (marketing). That is key

    35. yash 357

      Promote yourself : I’m a 12 year old boy from India and I am an 8th grade student who has a good vocabulary and because of that I write stories and make anime and video game fanfiction

    36. Ryan

      FlAtTeN tHe CuRvE. The video was great once that idiot was gone.

      1. SamiDaDerpYT


      2. Ryan

        @SamiDaDerpYT I'm an active medical provider who has treated COVID patients. He has consistently contributed himself. Did you feel more safe when he said you didn't need masks. This was a lie that he even admitted later. How about when he said the more masks you wear the better? How about get the shot (I've had both and I had the virus before they were available) but you still can't live your life? How do you feel about the CDC saying months ago that lockdowns are bad and yet they are still going on? The best one was when he, an epidemiologist (supposedly), said that herd immunity wasn't an option. If you know just the very basic fundamentals of how viruses work you can understand how stupid that sounds while pushing people to get a vaccine. I'll standby for your stupid comment.

      3. SamiDaDerpYT

        You saying fauci is stupid? People like you make this pandemic longer and worse.

    37. Darcy and da Bois!

      Promote yourself: I make PS1 style Models and games with Godot

    38. Swyeet Podato

      I am a Unity programmer, writer, as well as a game designer. I have played many well-designed indie games such as Undertale, Holllow Knight, Shovel Knight, etc. I would really appreciate if a Programmer or a Music Designer could help us in game development! Even if you like indie games, but are not a designer, you can join our server and playtest games if you want!

      1. Swyeet Podato

        Our server invite is

    39. GoldiKat

      Promote yourself; Here again now that my channel has changed or is in the process of changing. I'm now in the process of making my own show and i have some concept art ready if anyone wants to see. i have most of the story and main designs finished and i'm starting to actually plan out the episodes! i can also explain certain plot points if anyone wants me too.

    40. ShrineBow

      7:03 Oh hey Quackity, didn’t expect o see you here

    41. NOAH MITCHELL!!!!!!

      Alternate Title: 18 mins of boring things just so you can get to the promote urself comments

    42. NoVa BG

      "Promote Yourself" I want to write a story about 3 ghost hunters encountering all ghost and urban legends in our world including creepypastas and other etc. Just all of the scary stuff will be there enemy

    43. jamcdonald120

      0:00 you have 30 seconds, go

      1. jamcdonald120

        0:30 aaaand times up, im out

    44. WHO IS T0MY??

      "Promote Yourself" I have a video game idea that I've been trying to get on paper. With little coding skills, I'm learning.

    45. Garret McClanahan

      I'm a person that exists... I think... This whole thing I call life might just be an illusion created by the universe and I don't really exist. Who knows... Maybe this is just my imagination while I'm still not even born and in my mother's womb... I have these thoughts daily for some reason. Maybe it's the universe telling me something. I guess I'll never know (unless the womb thought is correct).

    46. Day_Breez0

      I have a couple comics I need an illustrator

    47. Roger Stelmach

      "Promote yourself" ive been intersted in music for a long time now (mainly rock and hip hop amongst others) but i just cant do beats and ive just realized since covid that i can use my talent and something i love to do, to make a living. Im a freshman in high school and just starting to learn how to make music. Buuuuuut like i said i have no clue how to do beats and im not entirely sure how to get started on writing songs. If anyone can help me with this that would be amazing. I have the paper i just need the pen.

      1. NoVa BG

        I have a technique that can make you be a lyrical genius. When there is lyrics, there are words. Every word has syllables and that is the most important thing to remember. Mostly people use words that contain one syllable of every melody of the song but it doesn't mean that the whole song will have to be one syllables of every melody, others would use a word that has 3 syllables that can work on 3 melodies. It is very hard to explain it here so i just hope you understand why i mean.

    48. locke

      Lil Nas X did a virtual concert on roblox during covid.

      1. IJN Yamato

        lol wtf

    49. lastsekond56

      Promote yourself: I’m getting into industry style graphic design and I can also do some voice acting

    50. a diamond sword

      Somethings I go to a popular comment and going to the replies and give everyone a like so they know that someone actually read there replies because most people don’t see the bottom of the replies

    51. One Shot

      Yo mat pat theory simulator is just a background but I low key would buy it

    52. Musings of a Homeschooler

      Little Nightmares 2 theory?

    53. MrWubzy

      Promote Yourself: When I was a kid I wrote many short stories and poems, some of which ended up being published in local newspapers. I've had an idea for a video game plot that I've had brewing for years and now that I'm mostly stuck at home, I'd like to get that out there. I also have a tiny bit of experience with RPG Maker (take from that what you will) and I have a heavy interest in learning coding and graphic design. I'd love to be a part of any video game project. Thanks for reading.

    54. Melony Mutou

      Promote Yourself: It's never in very big need, but I tend to know my way around plotlines for stories. I somehow have this amazing ability to come up with ideas that bring together a plot/story in amazing ways with multiple different really cool connections, some that I don't even notice until down the line myself. You may think I'm joking with this as a reference, but me and a friend have been roleplaying together for over 10 years and I create 90% of our plots and steer them, and I like to think I do it really well D=. Basically, I'm good at IMPROVISING in a storyline. So if anyone needs that kind of help or something. Would love to work on a LGBT Dating Sim someday maybe?

    55. Melony Mutou

      I'd have to argue that the gardening/hydroponics business also had a pretty big upsurge due to COVID. Everyone wants/wanted to grow their own food (especially since there was a scare about food becoming scarce and disappearing off store shelves), and gardening is also an outdoors hobby you can even Social Distance while doing AND spend time outside which some people weirdly seem to enjoy, so it had a pretty big lift, too. ...But so did the drug/alcohol industry =D.

    56. •no name•

      The fact that he put ficking quackity as the stream to showXDDD

    57. Jacob Pinson

      imagine a non-scientist being at the forefront of science

    58. Mining NatureYT

      Is it weird that I keep seeing The Stupendium in Mat's cut-out characters almost once a video these days? example: 14:08 in this video, the leftmost cut-out Edit: I realize it might seem like a weird coincidence, but note the signature glasses and moustach, along with the side-part and classic Stupendium lambchops

    59. The legendary Phoenix

      I played a lot of older games like bo2 during the pandemic

    60. CreepCalamity

      "Promote yourself" I draw

    61. Soriah Joseph

      I swear sometimes this community really comes together there are a bunch of people in the comments promoting each other and sending support left and right

      1. GoldiKat

        @Super Leaf 64 Are you still down to hear ideas?

      2. Super Leaf 64

        Hey if there's a project that's needs help then hit me up. At the very least I can be a beta Tester

    62. Bang Cristopher Chan

      Phillipines: haha we have vaccines hahaha *roasts america* America: but your vaccines can have side effects sometimes. Phillipines: ... true * sigh*

    63. `°Scorpio°´

      Yo this is so true like i began spending money on video games during covid i never did before then lol

    64. Sayiddy games

      "Promote yourself" I am an 12 year old learning to make 3D games with unity if you know some good tutorials for unity please tell me.

    65. Vaan Studio Gaming

      Promote yourself: I’m working on my RPG called mervinsquest I have a playable demo and need to get it on my website.

      1. Vaan Studio Gaming

        @Super Leaf 64 awesome! What’s the best way to contact you?

      2. Super Leaf 64

        Hey if there's a project that's needs help then hit me up. At the very least I can be a beta Tester

    66. Dustin Rose

      I have ideas for video games but I don't know how to program

      1. Super Leaf 64

        Depends what those are

    67. nameless dork

      That is kinda inspiring. It may also explain why a 2-3 year old Japanese exclusive indie game had popped out in the US this year.

      1. Super Leaf 64

        That ddr inspired game?

      2. Talan Gieske

        What game?

    68. Super Potato

      “Sony literally doubled the sells of Microsoft” Any retailer - OUT OF STOCK

    69. Katie E

      Promote yourself: I am building a robotic dog in my basement. Because of COVID, I haven’t had any resources that I need to create something of this scale. I also have been building this completely alone when I was planning on having a team of people from my school. I have made a lot of progress and it’s still a work in progress. Being a high schooler building a project of this scale has been very impactful to me. Who ever is still here. Thank you for reading this.

      1. Katie E

        @Cuppa Kiwi thank you so much!

      2. Cuppa Kiwi

        That sounds like the coolest thing ever good luck!

    70. Zuper Gamer

      Sub to Zuper Gamer for gaming vids

    71. NinjaArtStudios

      Dang. Literally just watch the video about advertising and I immediately clicked the image on the left at the end of the video (like Matt said I would) it brought me here

    72. luke11685 gamerz31w

      Perhaps video games industry development evolved not died no zombies.

    73. luke11685 gamerz31w

      It's like 9/11 WTC,Chernobyl disaster...etc.

    74. JunkFoodPilot

      this covid stuff is gonna be like Dio Brando

    75. Neo The One

      Game stop be like:

    76. NeoArashi

      There is LESS entertainment now? I wasn't aware that game were disapearing? Don't you mean less "new" forms of entertainment? Because new games still releases every weeks

    77. BeyondGalaxy

      Promote yourself : I'm in middle school and I have coding as a hobby. I'm currently working on my dream game in Scratch with my irl friend. I have a part in the writing, game design, and coding section of the game. While my friend has a role in doing the art and also coding section of the game. The game is an RPG (the graphics is planned to be pixel art, but it might change). The mechanics in the game is a mix of mechanics of the games I like.

      1. BeyondGalaxy

        I just wrote a paragraph lol

      2. BeyondGalaxy

        @Super Leaf 64 Thanks, also btw, I'm planning to switch to Godot since the project is somewhat big and I need it to be as smooth as possible.

      3. Super Leaf 64

        Hey if there's a project that's needs help then hit me up. At the very least I can be a beta Tester

    78. Daniel Blaga

      Promote yourself: I'm a budding game designer and I've now started geting into game development as well. I love creating lived-in worlds with fun interactive setpieces everywhere. Lately I've started to learn game development to bring my ideas to life, but progress is slow. I can also 3d model and create PBR compatible textures. If you're someone more coding-focused and interested in game development I'm sure we could make a great team.

      1. Super Leaf 64

        Do you have discord?

      2. Super Leaf 64

        Hey if there's a project that's needs help then hit me up. At the very least I can be a beta Tester

    79. 「13th」

      at 0:28 I thought he was talking about the Dominos pizza place not a ripple effect lmfao

    80. Stefan Games

      "promote yourself" I'm an aspiring developer who recently, with a friend who is a coder, has begun work on a project we've been talking about for a while now. To put it simply it's an RPG with lots of freedom in character builds, that takes place in a randomly generated but largely unique and everchanging dungeon, mixed with a few social element mechanics. The two big emphases we have in terms of themes are randomness and freedom. I guess the question I'm asking is if anybody would be interested in actually playing something like that?

      1. Super Leaf 64

        Hey if there's a project that's needs help then hit me up. At the very least I can be a beta Tester

    81. Lana Omer

      I wish matpat never made this video......

      1. Super Leaf 64


    82. Ink Sans

      This virus isn’t fake people are dying from it but some of the deaths died from cancer but they had COVID ok so I am just saying some deaths are just people that have COVID but they really died from cancer

    83. dat gamer boi

      I've been learning and 2 years later hopefully I could make game

    84. 「It Just Works」

      I hope the pandemic somehow contributes to a second video game crash. This industry is in desperate need of a reset.

    85. Grim Reaper

      I wish development would stay slowed down a bit then we might get even better games than we already get

    86. Ninjapizza8247

      Oh that's great "When they said to flatten the curve they ment the X axas (I don't like the American accent because I can't convey my words to speak to text. I just want to say axas not access)

    87. Glossy

      Promote Yourself: I've always loved writing and have hundreds of files filled with stories that I wrote or ideas I had in the past. The most prominent one has become a script I wanted to make into a movie or TV series. I haven't had the money or chance to reach anyone because of corona.

      1. Super Leaf 64

        What's it about?

    88. Choci & Katt

      "Promote yourself" youtube channel, im doing animation pixel art with microsoft paint :) and then my sis does gacha life and gacha club stuff its a channel for both of us as a hobby but we also hope we can make some people smile :) also theres some story over here- **cough** sorry got somethin in my throat : ]

      1. Jackson Skywalker

        I have a similar story

    89. The gamer

      make an old world vid? like what is under the fog of war.

    90. Grimmace

      Pretty sure Xbox plans to XP their already released games, turning out DLC for as long as the fans are buying. It seems the direction MS needs to take to take the newly purchased Bethesda out of their Game Pass lawsuit, and all the small Xbox developers have started buzzing excitedly the past few months.

    91. Expldcreeperyt 2

      Matpat has predicted March 31st 2021

    92. Saida Abdille

      Promote yourself: I'm a 12yr old girl with no life hi

      1. Super Leaf 64

        Can you voice act?

      2. Emma

        Hi don't mind me just a friendly piece of advice- maybe don't say your age on the internet? Especially at your age I can speak from experience so please trust me, k?

    93. Gravity Games

      Promote yourself: I uh, like make book. Seriously though, I really want to make a sci-fi or fantasy book but can never find the motivation (or time)

      1. Gravity Games

        @Super Leaf 64 not much. I’ve only written half baked books so far

      2. Super Leaf 64

        Hmm what have you written

    94. the refrigerator of unbreakable honesty

      0:01 hey its me vsauce here

    95. Minur

      nobody talks about roblox i dont know why :/

    96. Loretta Angiolino

      "Promote yourself" Well, I'm super late but might as well! I'm a Game Art student in my first year and I'd like to help out with something (preferably 2D) while I'm stuck inside! Best at 2D art, but I have basic knowledge of 3dsMax, but I like to learn more! I also like writing characters if that's any help.

      1. Loretta Angiolino

        @Super Leaf 64 Yeah I do! It's Ashiiko#8877 Sorry! I didn't see the reply earlier.

      2. Super Leaf 64

        Do you have discord?

    97. Niko

      Not me dying rn gen z needs a new game to kill-

    98. IceBreaker

      i was triying to make a game here on quarantine but i remembered something i dont know programming languaje XD . i wanna know if someone wants to talk here is my discord iseVraker#9516

    99. Sanprx

      next console PSAX8263 XBOXCZ7192872

    100. Mello Phone