MatPat brings video games to life with new YouTube Red series ‘Game Lab’
Reporter’s note: This is part of an ongoing series featuring each new original show or movie debuting on YouTube Red. The subscription streaming service’s first slate of originals launched in February.
LOS ANGELES — Matthew Patrick knows a thing or two about patience.
When he first started his YouTube channel in 2010, the 29-year-old — known to fans as MatPat — made a video where he analyzed the “Barrel Roll” move in the video game Star Fox.
The video, which has amassed more than 2 million views, spawned an idea to do a series on the true science behind video games.
Unfortunately, doing such a show requires a big budget, which Patrick did not have. He got to apply the concept to a branded content video for Rainbow Six Siege. But that wasn’t enough to satisfy the dream of a series. Read more…
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