Game Theory: How PewDiePie Conquered YouTube

Game Theory: How PewDiePie Conquered YouTube

Soon, PewDiePie will have the most subscribed channel on YouTube. But how did PewDiePie, the Baron of Brofist, skyrocket to the top of the YouTube charts so quickly. And what does Pewdie’s record-setting rise mean for gamers on YouTube in...

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Game Theory: Is Mario A Communist?

Game Theory: Is Mario A Communist?

Is Super Mario a Communist? Seems ridiculous…until you look at the evidence. Is Mario Jumpman Mario the NEW Red Menace, the People’s Mario? We take you through the shocking evidence so you can decide whether gaming’s favorite plumber is a secret agent for the Communist...

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Game Theory: Why Living on BioShock Infinite’s Floating City Would Suck!

Game Theory: Why Living on BioShock Infinite’s Floating City Would Suck!

BioShock Infinite is one smart game. But does its science hold up? In this SPOILER-FREE episode, we look at the logistics of a floating city. Would you actually want to live above the clouds, like in BioShock Infinite’s Columbia? Is it even possible? The answers may surprise and amaze...

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Game Theory: Fart Rocket Physics with the Wario Waft

Game Theory: Fart Rocket Physics with the Wario Waft

Can a fart propel you upward? Wario’s deadliest weapon is his passed gas and in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the Wario Waft deals out huge damage while giving our heavyset antihero a HUGE vertical recovery. So just how intense would this rocket fuel fart actually be? Game Theory takes on rocket science to find out whether a fart can actually send a person...

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Game Theory: Portal’s Companion Cube has a Dark Secret

Game Theory: Portal’s Companion Cube has a Dark Secret

Portal’s Companion Cube is perhaps one of gaming’s most memorable and lovable characters (items?). But is the Companion Cube another cruel test set up by GLaDOS? What sinister secret is hidden behind the Companion Cube’s cute pink hearts? Like most other things in Portal, the cube may be more than meets the...

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Game Theory: How Assassin’s Creed Predicted the Future of Science

Game Theory: How Assassin’s Creed Predicted the Future of Science

Assassin’s Creed? Great games. Awesome storyline. Uncannily accurate about the future of techno-genetics. Little did Ubisoft know when they released the first Assassin’s Creed in 2007 that the Animus project adventures of Desmond and Altair would successfully predict the future of scientific research in 2013. So, is it possible to pass memories down...

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Game Theory: The Metroid Morph Ball is LAME!

Game Theory: The Metroid Morph Ball is LAME!

This week on Game Theory: Metroid is known for great power-ups, but its most famous has to be the morph ball. So how does Samus fit into such a tiny space? We’re looking at Metroid, Super Metroid, and Metroid Prime to get the definitive answer, and let me tell you, it has nothing to do with Samus being in her sexy Zero...

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Game Theory: Why You are a Completionist

Game Theory: Why You are a Completionist

Why do we play games? And why do some gamers feel compelled to achievement hunt until they collect everything? Game Theory teams up with Jirard and Greg from “The Completionist” to unlock what compels us to play games, why video games are addictive, and the psychology behind achievement...

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Game Theory: Why Final Fantasy is Anti-Religion

Game Theory: Why Final Fantasy is Anti-Religion

Final Fantasy games feature a lot of religious symbolism. But if you look closely, those references to religion actually form a very interesting pattern; the Final Fantasy games are actually against organized religion…and even the concept of God himself. So today, we’re looking at the Final Fantasy series, including Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy...

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Game Theory: How Much is Minecraft Diamond Armor Worth?

Game Theory: How Much is Minecraft Diamond Armor Worth?

Diamond is a Minecraft player’s best friend. But 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. Find out today on Game...

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