Game Theory: Red vs Blue, The SECRET Color Strategy

  • Published on Jun 25, 2015
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    Red vs Blue. It's the two default colors to differentiate opposing teams in most games, both video games and in real-world sports. But in balanced games, what if the choice between red and blue made a difference? What if choosing either red or blue would give you a strategic advantage, putting you in a position to win right from the moment you press START? Well, the secret is this: COLOR MATTERS. Which color is stronger, red or blue ?Watch and choose wisely!
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Comments • 32 254

  • Popularmango
    Popularmango 2 hours ago

    Wait so red lights help you heal faster why don't people know this

  • Animal Love
    Animal Love 11 hours ago

    Wtf my favorite color is purple

  • tf2 kid
    tf2 kid 22 hours ago

    what I thought this was Red vs blue can you do a film theory on red vs blue

  • tf2 kid
    tf2 kid 22 hours ago


  • Putter Channel
    Putter Channel Day ago

    It not fair

  • Fookin laser gecho BD
    Fookin laser gecho BD 2 days ago +1


    ZXKVR 2 days ago


  • Ama a Dios sobre todas las cosas

    Mi fav color is red know i know why people say I’m aggressive

  • Santiago Ortega
    Santiago Ortega 3 days ago

    Would this work in fortnite?

  • Max Craftex
    Max Craftex 4 days ago

    In halo I ever hoped to be in the blue team

  • donkz usman
    donkz usman 4 days ago

    What's with caboose

  • Star Blazing
    Star Blazing 4 days ago +1

    You ever wonder why we’re here? It’s obviously for RvB memes in the comments

  • I am the best
    I am the best 5 days ago


  • SpagDaddy_ _
    SpagDaddy_ _ 6 days ago

    13:51 I guess Norway was on the Doctors Bucket list

  • Nature_ Drag0n
    Nature_ Drag0n 6 days ago

    7:38 souls have said “bow chicka bow wow” lmao

  • Gabriel Gutierrez
    Gabriel Gutierrez 6 days ago

    i like blue

  • Gabriel Gutierrez
    Gabriel Gutierrez 6 days ago


  • paper fold
    paper fold 7 days ago


  • TheReal Carl D
    TheReal Carl D 7 days ago +2

    Communism vs capitalism at its finest

  • phantom of awesome gaming

    what about purple

  • X0Thunder Strike4550X

    Even In my comic Called *Steve* A Red Stick That always gets mad and Aggresive and Blue as for *Swash* He's Lazy Chill Relaxed

  • Rachel Cota
    Rachel Cota 8 days ago

    But what about dodgers and angels? ⚾️

  • Madeline Carragher
    Madeline Carragher 8 days ago

    I was really hoping this was going to be about the machinima series red vs blue. I will hold out hope that there will be a theory about it.

  • Malachi Oldham
    Malachi Oldham 8 days ago +2

    U got conami code wrong. It's up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start

    • Doofatron infinity
      Doofatron infinity 5 days ago

      what? I thought it was up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, A, B, start not B, A, start

  • Capt LaserBeam
    Capt LaserBeam 9 days ago +1

    blue=bob ross

  • Arpad
    Arpad 10 days ago

    Talk to colorblind people, they would pick grey everyday!

  • Agent Alaska
    Agent Alaska 11 days ago +1

    All the Freelancers: NO, ITS MY A.I!

  • Cole Arrigoni
    Cole Arrigoni 11 days ago

    mario vs sonic

  • Space Cat
    Space Cat 11 days ago +3

    Im gonna pick Purple. Thats way more fair.

  • Cole Arrigoni
    Cole Arrigoni 11 days ago

    also 2019 anyone

  • Cole Arrigoni
    Cole Arrigoni 11 days ago +1

    wait so drift is a good skin to where

  • RiddleBrooke
    RiddleBrooke 12 days ago

    But I love blue more than red.

  • PBK Scrab
    PBK Scrab 12 days ago +1

    Red vs blue is the best

  • jimbo jumbo
    jimbo jumbo 12 days ago

    My name is Michael j Caboose and I hate babies!

  • Unkindrain
    Unkindrain 12 days ago

    I feel lied too matpat

  • computerdude
    computerdude 15 days ago +4

    >Unreal Tournament 2004
    >Shows Unreal Tournament 1999 gameplay

  • Lieutenant Lolz
    Lieutenant Lolz 15 days ago +6

    We've been tricked
    We've been backstabbed
    but we might quite possibly be...

    *B A M B O O Z L E D*

  • Cherish Herron
    Cherish Herron 18 days ago

    Caught myself dancing to the catchy music playing in the background instead of listening fora little lolz but great video X3

  • thegreatdogloaf !
    thegreatdogloaf ! 19 days ago

    That feeling when leaque of legends is getting color based teams

  • TRaGiC BOT
    TRaGiC BOT 22 days ago

    My favourite colour is red ?

  • Tyler Smith
    Tyler Smith 24 days ago

    I love how the subtitles describe the intro as sexy intro music

  • Oscar Falkman
    Oscar Falkman 26 days ago

    I play that game

  • GangsterSwag927
    GangsterSwag927 27 days ago

    No, It depends on Skill and Gamesense

  • Level Ctrl
    Level Ctrl 27 days ago +1

    In league ,I almost always lose on the red side

  • Beck Wells
    Beck Wells 28 days ago

    Right but am I the only one who only came here because I thought it was going to be Matpat explaining how Caboose is actually God?
    Also hahahahaha suck it Blues

  • 6k911 Channel
    6k911 Channel 28 days ago

    See Matpat. The tf2 community dosent hate you. We hate your terrible video tf2 v Ow.

  • Evie Jefferies
    Evie Jefferies 28 days ago

    Here in Australia there's a ripoff pringles that's Blue and it's cheaper while the original pringles is red and more expensive

  • joshie
    joshie Month ago

    2:21 but what if I told you this scene never existed

  • Jeremye Tremblay
    Jeremye Tremblay Month ago +3

    So this is why target din't work in my home province of Québec

  • Ͼalͼ
    Ͼalͼ Month ago

    yooo unreal tournament

  • Ͼalͼ
    Ͼalͼ Month ago



    Yeah suck it blues

  • Twin Swords
    Twin Swords Month ago

    so that's why gaming peripherals are red...

  • EvanMc07 1
    EvanMc07 1 Month ago

    Why did he spell colour wrong he spelt it color

  • Biizzee Stivent
    Biizzee Stivent Month ago


  • Press_START 360
    Press_START 360 Month ago +2

    -15/10, needs more RvB jokes

  • Tomas Pitt
    Tomas Pitt Month ago

    In chess going first is pretty bad because the enemy might know your strategy in the first move

  • Fen Wolf
    Fen Wolf Month ago

    Just so DMT already

  • MacKenzie Coleman
    MacKenzie Coleman Month ago +2

    What if somebody was on the blue team, but they changed their color settings to make themselves look red?

  • Reece Newman
    Reece Newman Month ago

    But like... in LoL red side is at a disadvantage in game because the block at the bottom of the screen showing your abilities blocks your vision of the map and champions because that's where they're coming from while defending your turret.... THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN

  • alex dias
    alex dias Month ago

    Can add a new team grey Neutral

  • Christian Infante
    Christian Infante Month ago +3

    What about purple

    [Avengers Infinity War Theme]

    • Nebula 128
      Nebula 128 25 days ago

      I can already tell you chose that team because of your profile picture.
      *I don’t feel so good.*

  • ExplosionGamerYT
    ExplosionGamerYT Month ago

    Roses are red
    Violets are blue
    Game Theory is MatPat
    But the earth is flat.

    AIDAN MOHAMMED Month ago

    1:11 any body else realize it was the actual script? Like if you saw

  • Max Heijne
    Max Heijne Month ago

    11:30 blood and...... what? Ime sorry i thought this channel normaly bleepd that kind of language out.

  • Brittastically does art

    Please for the love of Caboose to an actual rvb theory PLEASE

  • Jennifer  Godbout
    Jennifer Godbout Month ago

    OwO,ur right

  • Kristen Skase
    Kristen Skase Month ago

    Im more likely to win when im team blue then red in blue team im more defensive or cautious and strategic and a bit aggressive attacking strategys when i am in red i just keep dieing cuz i dont know what im doing to do and i make more mistakes by being aggressive i play cautiously when in team read my kd ratio for blue 2.1/3 red 1.2/3 kd ratio and i dont like the color red i like blue more and i got use to blue for so long those stats are like for me blue makes me adopt red team stats and blue team stats and merge em together so thats why im better on blue team.

  • Xavier Cailleau
    Xavier Cailleau Month ago +1

    Yeah right I always support blue my brother red AND I DESTROY HIM IN FPS

  • Exxcaliberr The Wolf
    Exxcaliberr The Wolf Month ago +5

    *what if he made a theory on Rooster Teeth's RvB-? Like what what if he looked at if the time travel stuff could happen or sOmetHing*

    *Sobs in obsession*

    GAMER GUY Month ago +2

    What about pokemon red and blue?

  • Rainbow six siege fan 1

    U saw this while playing on orange vs blue in rainbow six siege

  • Soniccoolgamer
    Soniccoolgamer Month ago

    sub 2 me

  • Ethan Whitney
    Ethan Whitney Month ago +1

    Blue team for life

  • Nathan Camara
    Nathan Camara Month ago

    Good, he is providing science instead of lore.

  • Luna Miki
    Luna Miki Month ago

    That explains so much...

  • Real Kaffa
    Real Kaffa Month ago

    What's a moba?

  • Steel Venom
    Steel Venom 2 months ago

    Uhh...Mat. 4:10, that's UT99 not UT2004.

  • Trey Corthell
    Trey Corthell 2 months ago

    man, this is the best thing ever for me to finally find, it is time I test this theory in tf2

  • Lifefighter _YT
    Lifefighter _YT 2 months ago

    Am i late again....

  • blue yedevil
    blue yedevil 2 months ago

    not true i always play blue in team fortress 2 and i win always

  • Johnny Jr Beeler
    Johnny Jr Beeler 2 months ago

    Matpat!!! The root chakra is red. Combined this with that man!!!

  • iMasyour
    iMasyour 2 months ago

    GTA San Andreas are about Purple vs Green

  • marshmellow man
    marshmellow man 2 months ago

    Thats why i take things slow when i play shooter games where my guy is wearing blue
    Hey mp what do the other colors do?

  • Achu 03
    Achu 03 2 months ago +1

    I Am Groot

  • Gank Gaming
    Gank Gaming 2 months ago +1

    How wouldn’t blue help? If red makes you more urgent then won’t it make you react faster to seeing a enemy red if you are on blue and make the other person want to think it out but would actually die before they could

  • Siebe Breemans
    Siebe Breemans 2 months ago +5

    I did wear red during my exams!?

  • Xanixia
    Xanixia 2 months ago +6

    Who else came here thinking it would be an actual rvb theory?

  • Mailman
    Mailman 2 months ago +1

    well, when you do get hurt in a game, red appears in your screen to alert you that you got hit

  • InfernoGames
    InfernoGames 2 months ago +1

    You have made a grave mistake, it's spelled coloUr not -"COLOR"-

  • Random User
    Random User 2 months ago

    I am the unluckiest player, on all my Overwatch math I am ALWAYS ON THE BLUE TEAM and the enemy is in the red team!

    • Nobody ????????
      Nobody ???????? 2 days ago

      Random User just change the colors in color blind mode

  • Márk
    Márk 2 months ago

    i was in red team i winned i was on blu tean i winned Im awsome

  • Grizzly
    Grizzly 2 months ago

    Hmm, guess to combine those two powers I need purple

  • Arrivederci
    Arrivederci 2 months ago

    What about Overwatch? That game is strategy and action.

  • rv rv
    rv rv 2 months ago +1

    I am not scared of red because my bro had is room red and mine is blue (and I was the more cooler one)

  • DreamIndex
    DreamIndex 2 months ago

    so where does that leave splatoon

  • HaloCEJohn117 360noscope

    and that is why cortana in halo is blue

  • HaloCEJohn117 360noscope that is why foxy is like swiggity swoogity comin fo dat boogiedy

  • Jacob Vermillion
    Jacob Vermillion 2 months ago

    Back when I was playing halo 4 every single day after school and weekend almost every single match was won by the blue and me playing a match was almost never put on the blue side so I was wanting to get on the blue side and that counts too when halo 5 was out and my dad bought my family and Xbox one it kept happening again but a little less more than halo 4

  • Francisco Miranda
    Francisco Miranda 2 months ago +2

    I'm colour blind :(