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 • 26 661

  • Ben Conner
    Ben Conner  5 hours back

    I wanted to be a youtuber since I was 7 playing fallout and minecraft now I am scared to make a channel

    • JusticeGraceful
      JusticeGraceful  21 hours back

      Twitch has 183 million viewers versus 594 million for YouTube. That's like, 5 times the number.

      • Hylian Jedi
        Hylian Jedi  1 days back

        Your jokes are cringy at best and this was very hard to watch

        • Lorna Lewis
          Lorna Lewis  3 days back

          Fortnite: Ha ha you'll never catch me
          Apex Legends: I,m about to end this man's entire career

          • cinansnickem
            cinansnickem  6 hours back

            Apex Legends isn't even close to overtaking Fortnite's numbers

        • Lorna Lewis
          Lorna Lewis  3 days back

          There should be the music theorists

          • 1God1Fury
            1God1Fury  4 days back

            Screw those sensitive and "political correct" sponsors!
            Destroyed system where is everyone wins. Golden Rule: *DON'T FIX WHAT ISN'T BROKEN*

            • L4Disillusion
              L4Disillusion  5 days back

              Youtube, fortnite, multiplayer games, toxic loot boxes and cash shops, developers who put loot boxes in single player now. This is all thanks to online gaming and greed. Epic made billions of fortnite slutty cosmetics. 😂 gaming is a scam now.

              • Siren Head
                Siren Head  1 weeks back

                Pewdiepie don’t listen to matpat he’s trying to trick you you can keep playing minecraft

                • Siren Head
                  Siren Head  1 weeks back

                  everyone loves YouTube why would anyone believe you?

                  • ItsVittoria
                    ItsVittoria  1 weeks back

                    Games that can't have gore? Make a game with handguns.

                    • ARandom KittiCat
                      ARandom KittiCat  1 weeks back

                      #TakeAStand

                      We need to take a stand! YouTube is destroying game creators! Our favorite games could be lost, inly a blurry memory! We need to stand up for what we, gamers, a community, think is right. Who's with me?!?!?

                      Now to those lost games and creators of those games, I give you this: 💓💕💖💗💝💞💟

                      • Cotton Candy Kitty
                        Cotton Candy Kitty  1 weeks back

                        Well. YouTube is changing. But not in a good way.

                        • Pure Adrenaline
                          Pure Adrenaline  1 weeks back

                          3:56 if only he came from the future! MC rules

                          • SpaceGlitter
                            SpaceGlitter  2 weeks back

                            I don't even have.... words

                            • Tommy Gun
                              Tommy Gun  2 weeks back

                              YouTube wants its cake and eat it too.

                              • Jon ALAN
                                Jon ALAN  2 weeks back

                                So what can WE do about it? complain to youtube... I liked how it worked! Bring back 2016.

                                • WolfenMoony
                                  WolfenMoony  2 weeks back

                                  The only thing Youtube is good for is making gamers crave for more of what they are not recieving. Watching and playing violent games doesn't make you violent, they can't compare millions of gamers that feed the gaming industry (and also the stupid companies that won't let their advertisements near the greatest games) with the two lonely cats that have issues and can't disern between a game and reality. bleh. Ultimately they are losing more and more the public for their ads and stuff, even becoming agressive putting ads into your soup but then again, people can ignore it, or get enraged, and enraged people often fire back at them giving the companies the middle finger. This situation will come to a point sooner than later for more platform that care for the creators, to access the competitive market and make a place for themselves. People want what people want, and they'll have to learn eventually to suck it up :l time will tell.

                                  • 4D-sucuklu
                                    4D-sucuklu  2 weeks back

                                    T H E N C H E C K T H I S O U T

                                    • BManT212
                                      BManT212  3 weeks back

                                      Noice intro

                                      • R Behrens
                                        R Behrens  3 weeks back

                                        Hey Game Theorists, If you don't thing Youtube has an agenda, you're wrong. They do it in gaming and they do it in certain countries (United States). Check out Steven Crowder and what they did to him. They'll do it to anyone.

                                        • Kaden Miner
                                          Kaden Miner  3 weeks back

                                          Matpat said “DEMONETIZATION” and an ad played XD

                                          • jack brosius
                                            jack brosius  3 weeks back

                                            You know this pewds effect effects me because I only get game based on whether I like this random encounters musical or not

                                            • Exploding Creeper
                                              Exploding Creeper  3 weeks back

                                              3:54 Except Minecraft

                                              • Slothster 0612
                                                Slothster 0612  3 weeks back

                                                If something doesn’t change, Fortnite will remain on top. *something has changed*

                                                • TheWebCon
                                                  TheWebCon  3 weeks back

                                                  I really like this style of video with MatPat in live form. Amazing video!

                                                  • Sam camelin
                                                    Sam camelin  4 weeks back

                                                    is it just me or does he look high

                                                    • Player 1
                                                      Player 1  4 weeks back

                                                      what link can't even kill any ganon that has blood

                                                      • Player 1
                                                        Player 1  4 weeks back

                                                        nintendo e3 direct: almost about end
                                                        me: ok some good games
                                                        zelda botw sequel: i am releasing in about 2-3 years
                                                        me: loses 75% of my sanity

                                                        • Stacey Solano
                                                          Stacey Solano  4 weeks back

                                                          This is such a gross channel that features some really shady people.

                                                          • jbzhummerh2gamer
                                                            jbzhummerh2gamer  4 weeks back

                                                            And this is why I will never monetize with my gaming channel(s). 99 percent of my gaming collection is violent video games, & most of them are M for Mature. (This is a bit of an exaggeration but still very close.)

                                                            • Dennis D
                                                              Dennis D  4 weeks back

                                                              No worries. Google will get their asses sued off by the gov't and then they will be busted up because of monopoly laws! Just be patient.

                                                              • Razi Dude
                                                                Razi Dude  4 weeks back

                                                                12:17 Appreciate that you included the holy trinity. Man it takes me back

                                                                • Titanic Big boat
                                                                  Titanic Big boat  4 weeks back

                                                                  You guys Minecraft at the top

                                                                  • Tank03X
                                                                    Tank03X  4 weeks back

                                                                    Let's be real: YouTube is destroying everything it's involved with.

                                                                    • JesterHell999
                                                                      JesterHell999  1 months back

                                                                      Why does Matt constantly look like he is about to cry?

                                                                      • wolf gamer tiny
                                                                        wolf gamer tiny  1 months back

                                                                        Really....

                                                                        • THE LUCKE CHARMER
                                                                          THE LUCKE CHARMER  1 months back

                                                                          U wearing flack tan????????

                                                                          • Alexandre Bouffard
                                                                            Alexandre Bouffard  1 months back

                                                                            ok but what if you make a soundless video and put a link in description which bring you to an external site where you can put the sound to your video, would you still get demonetized ?

                                                                            • Fahad Ansari
                                                                              Fahad Ansari  1 months back

                                                                              17:03
                                                                              *That's why porn gets millions of views*

                                                                              *LOL*

                                                                              • Caterina 7
                                                                                Caterina 7  1 months back

                                                                                7:37 remember the simpler times before Freddy was staring at you from the toys section in every Target?

                                                                                • Grit the rapper
                                                                                  Grit the rapper  1 months back

                                                                                  Fortnite is a desensitizing psyop

                                                                                  • SeriousMANBOT/Kim/NFT/mOOmOOcOWcOW

                                                                                    "Fortnite is untouchable"
                                                                                    Minecraft: actually-

                                                                                    • Bram Van Houten
                                                                                      Bram Van Houten  1 months back

                                                                                      F for Assassin's Creed
                                                                                      My favroite game😭😭😭

                                                                                      • Joshua Youkai
                                                                                        Joshua Youkai  1 months back

                                                                                        I mean as someone who has high moral standards (is against profanity, violence, needless sexual exposure to an underage audience and drug use) I am kind of glad that companies aren't supporting creators of this kind of material. Call me crazy but I think it's not impossible to make fun games that are family friendly and that don't promote violence or mature themes. There are already plenty of games like that out there. While I understand the vast majority of games are not for kids and are made for mature audiences, I don't believe there should be a double standard concerning morality. What is wrong for a kid is also wrong for an adult. For example if a parent always tells their kid not to curse, smoke or have sex outside of marriage and yet they themselves do and have done that all of the time, is that not hypocritical? Maybe our society should have higher moral standards because as it is, people in America seem to have little to no moral standards and a huge lack of discipline. You are not entitled to act however you want but you should treat others with respect and understand that people have kids. When you're in public maybe you shouldn't be yelling f bombs because people have children that they don't want to be influenced to speak in an unintelligent and immature way. It all comes down to America being much too liberal and individualized (not thinking about the health of our society as a whole but being selfish). I don't think we should be 100% conservative with everything but if we're far too liberal then we become like spoiled brats believing that we should be able to act however we want and that is just obnoxious.

                                                                                        • Over_Cooked_Ramen
                                                                                          Over_Cooked_Ramen  1 months back

                                                                                          *minecraft*

                                                                                          • XeonGame3k
                                                                                            XeonGame3k  1 months back

                                                                                            YouTube, stomping on my hopes and dreams since 2016.

                                                                                            • Small and Stressed
                                                                                              Small and Stressed  1 months back

                                                                                              YouTube needs to be replaced by a group of millennials that want to better the way we consume content- benefiting the creators and advertisers both equally, instead of literally giving advertisers the ability to take earnings away from creators just because they (corporate adults) can’t handle adult themes.... oof

                                                                                              • Chuy the Pig
                                                                                                Chuy the Pig  1 months back

                                                                                                MatPat: Fortnite will remain untouchable for the foreseeable future

                                                                                                Minecraft: Hold my potion of regeneration