The Global Gamer: Cultural Diplomacy through Video Games

Matthew Patrick (a.k.a. MatPat) is well-known for his YouTube channel “The Game Theorists” which, in his words, is for those who “love overanalyzing video games.” Patrick takes this over-analysis to a whole new level through a project called The Global Gamer, which is a travel show focused on the international language of gaming.

As to why he’s doing it, Matthew Patrick says this: “I have this theory that what we play and how we play it is directly tied to our cultural backgrounds. And at a time when the world is becoming more and more scared of other cultures, I figured now it was more important than ever to learn about the world and the people around us through this common language we call gaming.”

You can watch the full video here. In addition, check out this article about the project on Engadget.

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