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Game Theory is Mythbusters for gamers! Are fatalities real? Where is Adventure Island? And what dark secrets lie in Earthbound? Every week, we separate the fact from the fiction in some of your favorite video games. Learn off-the-wall info while looking in-depth at the designer's decisions for old, new, and forgotten gems.

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Game Theory: Walking Dead, Killing Zombies

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 11/15
The Walking Dead, Dead Rising, and Left for Dead--all games about killing zombies

Game Theory: Why the Official Zelda Timeline is Wrong

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/12
All video games share one universe. But not all video game universes are the same. The official Zelda timeline released by Nintendo proves it. But how?

Game Theory: Video Game Crossovers

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 9/14
Every video game shares the same universe, and that universe just so happens to be the real world. By tracing a path through video game crossovers, Game Theory proves that Kratos could appear in Starcraft alongside characters from Super Mario RPG...

Game Theory: Polybius, the CIA's Brainwashing Arcade Game

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 8/24
Polybius - the arcade game that brainwashes its players. Most consider it nothing more than urban legend, but the CIA has a secret they don't want you to know about.

Game (Show) Theory: Plinko, Prizes, and Probability

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 7/27
We're branching out to tackle the game shows Let's Make a Deal and The Price is Right to give you a strategy guide for winning thousands of dollars in fabulous cash and prizes the next time you find yourself in a studio audience.

Game Theory: Pokemon, Jynx Justified

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 7/11
Is Jynx racist? After three episodes, Game Theory finally has the definitive answer to one of gaming's biggest controversies.

Game Theory: The Problems with Peach

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 6/21
Mario games aren't platformers--they're elaborate role-play. We're delving into the twisted psyche of Princess Peach with the help of Ms. Pac-Man, kidnappers-for-hire, and Walt Disney. And PS. Super Mario Bros. 3? NEVER HAPPENED!

Game Theory: Donkey Kong Country, Banana Wars

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/11
Donkey Kong Country is one of the best platformers on the SNES, but it also has a dark secret. What do K. Rool, Klump, Krusha, and the rest of the Kremlings have to say about America's secret past? Get ready 'cause this sh** is bananas.

Game Theory: Mike Tyson's Techno Dance Party

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 4/25
SPORTS! Get ready to rumble as we take down the 8-bit Iron Mike Tyson. Can analyzing the Kid Dynamite's fights help ScrewAttack's Stuttering Craig KO Mike's NES equivalent? It's a 90's dance party as we Jock Jam our way through Punchout's Dream Bout.

Game Theory: Fallout, BOOM! Headshot

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 4/5
Grab your tickets to the gun show, 'cause we're checking out the real-life effectiveness of headshots. We're looking at ballistics, neuroscience, gun regulations, and physics to see whether your character could survive getting shot at point-blank range during the opening of Fallout: New Vegas.

Game Theory: Why Call of Duty Ghosts Should Terrify You

Video | Posted 27 weeks ago on 1/16
Love it or hate it, Call of Duty Ghosts certainly can predict the way we're all going to die.

Game Theory: What's Wrong with the AVGN?

Video | Posted 31 weeks ago on 12/14
A much as we laugh at the AVGN, there's a disturbing trend across his content, a string of symptoms pointing to severe mental and physical illnesses. Nerd, I hope you're watching, because Game Theory is worried about you!

Game Theory: How Much is Minecraft Diamond Armor Worth?

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 12/23
Just how much money would a suit of Minecraft diamond armor actually be worth?? And more importantly, would diamond armor even work as armor or would it just be a piece of overpriced gemstone.

Game Theory: Why the Official Zelda Timeline is Wrong

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/12
All video games share one universe. But not all video game universes are the same. The official Zelda timeline released by Nintendo proves it. But how?

Game Theory: Video Game Crossovers

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 9/14
Every video game shares the same universe, and that universe just so happens to be the real world. By tracing a path through video game crossovers, Game Theory proves that Kratos could appear in Starcraft alongside characters from Super Mario RPG...

Game Theory: Polybius, the CIA's Brainwashing Arcade Game

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 8/24
Polybius - the arcade game that brainwashes its players. Most consider it nothing more than urban legend, but the CIA has a secret they don't want you to know about.

Game (Show) Theory: Plinko, Prizes, and Probability

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 7/27
We're branching out to tackle the game shows Let's Make a Deal and The Price is Right to give you a strategy guide for winning thousands of dollars in fabulous cash and prizes the next time you find yourself in a studio audience.

Game Theory: Pokemon, Jynx Justified

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 7/11
Is Jynx racist? After three episodes, Game Theory finally has the definitive answer to one of gaming's biggest controversies.

Game Theory: The Problems with Peach

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 6/21
Mario games aren't platformers--they're elaborate role-play. We're delving into the twisted psyche of Princess Peach with the help of Ms. Pac-Man, kidnappers-for-hire, and Walt Disney. And PS. Super Mario Bros. 3? NEVER HAPPENED!

Game Theory: Donkey Kong Country, Banana Wars

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/11
Donkey Kong Country is one of the best platformers on the SNES, but it also has a dark secret. What do K. Rool, Klump, Krusha, and the rest of the Kremlings have to say about America's secret past? Get ready 'cause this sh** is bananas.

Game Theory - L.A. Noire: The Human Lie Detector

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 2/8
Can playing LA Noire make you into a human lie detector? Yes! Become an expert on body language with the help of MatPat and some special guest appearances!

Game Theory: The Problems with Peach

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 6/21
Mario games aren't platformers--they're elaborate role-play. We're delving into the twisted psyche of Princess Peach with the help of Ms. Pac-Man, kidnappers-for-hire, and Walt Disney. And PS. Super Mario Bros. 3? NEVER HAPPENED!

Game Theory: Why the Official Zelda Timeline is Wrong

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/12
All video games share one universe. But not all video game universes are the same. The official Zelda timeline released by Nintendo proves it. But how?

Game Theory: Why Final Fantasy is Anti-Religion

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 1/29
Are Final Fantasy games are actually against organized religion?

Game Theory: Polybius, the CIA's Brainwashing Arcade Game

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 8/24
Polybius - the arcade game that brainwashes its players. Most consider it nothing more than urban legend, but the CIA has a secret they don't want you to know about.

Game Theory: Fallout, BOOM! Headshot

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 4/5
Grab your tickets to the gun show, 'cause we're checking out the real-life effectiveness of headshots. We're looking at ballistics, neuroscience, gun regulations, and physics to see whether your character could survive getting shot at point-blank range during the opening of Fallout: New Vegas.

Game Theory: Walking Dead, Killing Zombies

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 11/15
The Walking Dead, Dead Rising, and Left for Dead--all games about killing zombies

Game (Show) Theory: Plinko, Prizes, and Probability

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 7/27
We're branching out to tackle the game shows Let's Make a Deal and The Price is Right to give you a strategy guide for winning thousands of dollars in fabulous cash and prizes the next time you find yourself in a studio audience.

Game Theory: How Much is Minecraft Diamond Armor Worth?

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 12/23
Just how much money would a suit of Minecraft diamond armor actually be worth?? And more importantly, would diamond armor even work as armor or would it just be a piece of overpriced gemstone.

Final Fantasy VII: Anatomy of a Spoiler

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 1/1

Game Theory: Walking Dead, Killing Zombies

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 11/15
The Walking Dead, Dead Rising, and Left for Dead--all games about killing zombies

Game Theory: Why the Official Zelda Timeline is Wrong

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 10/12
All video games share one universe. But not all video game universes are the same. The official Zelda timeline released by Nintendo proves it. But how?

Game Theory: Video Game Crossovers

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 9/14
Every video game shares the same universe, and that universe just so happens to be the real world. By tracing a path through video game crossovers, Game Theory proves that Kratos could appear in Starcraft alongside characters from Super Mario RPG...

Game Theory: Polybius, the CIA's Brainwashing Arcade Game

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 8/24
Polybius - the arcade game that brainwashes its players. Most consider it nothing more than urban legend, but the CIA has a secret they don't want you to know about.

Game (Show) Theory: Plinko, Prizes, and Probability

Video | Posted 1 year ago on 7/27
We're branching out to tackle the game shows Let's Make a Deal and The Price is Right to give you a strategy guide for winning thousands of dollars in fabulous cash and prizes the next time you find yourself in a studio audience.

Game Theory: Pokemon, Jynx Justified

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 7/11
Is Jynx racist? After three episodes, Game Theory finally has the definitive answer to one of gaming's biggest controversies.

Game Theory: The Problems with Peach

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 6/21
Mario games aren't platformers--they're elaborate role-play. We're delving into the twisted psyche of Princess Peach with the help of Ms. Pac-Man, kidnappers-for-hire, and Walt Disney. And PS. Super Mario Bros. 3? NEVER HAPPENED!

Game Theory: Donkey Kong Country, Banana Wars

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 5/11
Donkey Kong Country is one of the best platformers on the SNES, but it also has a dark secret. What do K. Rool, Klump, Krusha, and the rest of the Kremlings have to say about America's secret past? Get ready 'cause this sh** is bananas.

Game Theory: Mike Tyson's Techno Dance Party

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 4/25
SPORTS! Get ready to rumble as we take down the 8-bit Iron Mike Tyson. Can analyzing the Kid Dynamite's fights help ScrewAttack's Stuttering Craig KO Mike's NES equivalent? It's a 90's dance party as we Jock Jam our way through Punchout's Dream Bout.

Game Theory: Fallout, BOOM! Headshot

Video | Posted 2 years ago on 4/5
Grab your tickets to the gun show, 'cause we're checking out the real-life effectiveness of headshots. We're looking at ballistics, neuroscience, gun regulations, and physics to see whether your character could survive getting shot at point-blank range during the opening of Fallout: New Vegas.

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