Game Theory

Last Updated: 1/16/14 10:26am | Episodes: 52

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.

» Total Videos: 52

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Posted on January 16, 2014 - 10:26am by Game Theory

Love it or hate it, Call of Duty Ghosts certainly can predict the way we're all going to die.

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Posted on December 14, 2013 - 1:58pm by Game Theory

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!

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Posted on August 27, 2013 - 10:26am by MatPat13

Assassin's Creed is known for some crazy stunts, none more so than the Leap of Faith. But can you REALLY jump off a building?

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Posted on May 29, 2013 - 12:03am by MatPat13

What sinister secret is hidden behind the Companion Cube's cute pink hearts?

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Posted on April 9, 2013 - 11:00am by MatPat13

how does Samus fit into such a tiny space?

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Posted on March 23, 2013 - 7:30pm by MatPat13

The Game Theorists are coming out...to see you!

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Posted on March 6, 2013 - 11:32am by MatPat13

Why do we play games? And why do some gamers feel compelled to achievement hunt until they collect everything?

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Posted on January 29, 2013 - 9:30pm by MatPat13

Are Final Fantasy games are actually against organized religion?

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Posted on December 23, 2012 - 10:01pm by MatPat13

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.

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Posted on December 8, 2012 - 12:02pm by MatPat13

Just how fast can Sonic the Hedgehog actually run? Based on evidence from the Sonic video games, can this SEGA mascot really break the sound barrier? Game Theory takes its second look at the Sonic franchise.

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Posted on February 22, 2012 - 11:15pm by MatPat13

Why are you reading this? It's about boobs. What more do you need? We're checking out the best breasts in gaming to see whose hoohas are 100% homegrown!

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Posted on December 8, 2012 - 12:02pm by MatPat13

Just how fast can Sonic the Hedgehog actually run? Based on evidence from the Sonic video games, can this SEGA mascot really break the sound barrier? Game Theory takes its second look at the Sonic franchise.

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Posted on March 28, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

Link has some of the best items in gaming, but just how useful are they in real life? Are Hyrule's potions and power bands just scams aimed at stealing our hero's hard-earned Rupees?

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Posted on May 10, 2012 - 11:00pm by MatPat13

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.

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Posted on June 21, 2012 - 3:37pm by MatPat13

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!

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Posted on May 29, 2013 - 12:03am by MatPat13

What sinister secret is hidden behind the Companion Cube's cute pink hearts?

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Posted on January 1, 2012 - 10:00am by MatPat13
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Posted on March 10, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

We unearth the mysteries behind Mass Effect's Lazarus Project to see just how close we are to reanimating the dead, uncovering a potential plot twist for Mass Effect 3.

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Posted on January 29, 2013 - 9:30pm by MatPat13

Are Final Fantasy games are actually against organized religion?

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Posted on September 14, 2012 - 10:49pm by MatPat13

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...

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Posted on February 22, 2012 - 11:15pm by MatPat13

Why are you reading this? It's about boobs. What more do you need? We're checking out the best breasts in gaming to see whose hoohas are 100% homegrown!

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Posted on January 25, 2012 - 10:18pm by MatPat13

Are the heroes in the Call of Duty franchise really war criminals? The Red Cross seems to think so and they want them tried for their crimes. Should they be?

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Posted on January 11, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

SCREWATTACK PREMIERE! - We're exposing the mastermind behind Skyrim's kneecap massacre. Game Theory looks at Viking culture in an attempt to blow the lid off this overused meme!

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Posted on December 8, 2012 - 12:02pm by MatPat13

Just how fast can Sonic the Hedgehog actually run? Based on evidence from the Sonic video games, can this SEGA mascot really break the sound barrier? Game Theory takes its second look at the Sonic franchise.

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Posted on September 14, 2012 - 10:49pm by MatPat13

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...

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Posted on March 28, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

Link has some of the best items in gaming, but just how useful are they in real life? Are Hyrule's potions and power bands just scams aimed at stealing our hero's hard-earned Rupees?

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Posted on March 10, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

We unearth the mysteries behind Mass Effect's Lazarus Project to see just how close we are to reanimating the dead, uncovering a potential plot twist for Mass Effect 3.

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Posted on July 11, 2012 - 10:35pm by MatPat13

Is Jynx racist? After three episodes, Game Theory finally has the definitive answer to one of gaming's biggest controversies.

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Posted on May 10, 2012 - 11:00pm by MatPat13

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.

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Posted on April 25, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

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.

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Posted on February 22, 2012 - 11:15pm by MatPat13

Why are you reading this? It's about boobs. What more do you need? We're checking out the best breasts in gaming to see whose hoohas are 100% homegrown!

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Posted on December 8, 2012 - 12:02pm by MatPat13

Just how fast can Sonic the Hedgehog actually run? Based on evidence from the Sonic video games, can this SEGA mascot really break the sound barrier? Game Theory takes its second look at the Sonic franchise.

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Posted on March 28, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

Link has some of the best items in gaming, but just how useful are they in real life? Are Hyrule's potions and power bands just scams aimed at stealing our hero's hard-earned Rupees?

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Posted on May 10, 2012 - 11:00pm by MatPat13

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.

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Posted on June 21, 2012 - 3:37pm by MatPat13

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!

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Posted on May 29, 2013 - 12:03am by MatPat13

What sinister secret is hidden behind the Companion Cube's cute pink hearts?

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Posted on January 1, 2012 - 10:00am by MatPat13
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Posted on March 10, 2012 - 10:00pm by MatPat13

We unearth the mysteries behind Mass Effect's Lazarus Project to see just how close we are to reanimating the dead, uncovering a potential plot twist for Mass Effect 3.

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Posted on January 29, 2013 - 9:30pm by MatPat13

Are Final Fantasy games are actually against organized religion?

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Posted on September 14, 2012 - 10:49pm by MatPat13

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...