Donkey Kong is DOOMED! | The SCIENCE of... Donkey Kong Barrels

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Donkey Kong Country uses a lot of over the top antics in it's gameplay. One of the most iconic of those things being the classic Donkey Kong Barrel Cannon. Now when I look at something crazy in a video game, I want to know if that thing would really WORK! Today Austin is going to do just that! Will Donkey Kong and company blast off into adventure or will they fall short and fall to their DOOM? It's time to find out!
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  1. Aguboy
    יום לפני

    Oh Austin don’t forget about naming items, shulker boxes and most importantly books.

  2. Olle Flodqvist
    Olle Flodqvist
    4 ימים לפני

    Dat Habanera Carmen intro Will Never get ol'

  3. Liam De La Portilla
    Liam De La Portilla
    5 ימים לפני

    try the same but in club penguin island offline mode cuz its easier cause for quest places it shows something like (number here)m so either meters or miles so you just have to guess which one is more accurate edit also there is cannons in puffle launch play it at club penguin rewritten

  4. Greg
    8 ימים לפני

    Donkey Kong can break the moon

  5. Brian Mcnicholl
    Brian Mcnicholl
    17 ימים לפני

    The fact that we’re reminded that we’re firing monkeys out of canons brings me so much joy.

  6. Timmy L
    Timmy L
    18 ימים לפני

    They don't but could've used magnuseffect.

  7. Nadeem Malik
    Nadeem Malik
    21 יום לפני

    He should of said donkey Kong gets thanos snap

  8. Joaron Xpress
    Joaron Xpress
    23 ימים לפני

    bigger problem: how are the barrels floating?

  9. Webdings
    חודש לפני

    Well Funky kong created the blast barrels, and he has a floating surfboard, so I think he is a god.

  10. Vincent Sutton
    Vincent Sutton
    חודש לפני

    This brings a whole new meaning to "And then there's Chunky. He's dead." Unless of course Chunky never appeared in a Donkey Kong game that has these barrels of *doom*

    1. Henry Bloodborne
      Henry Bloodborne
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      Uhh, DK 64 had shooting barrels remember the barrel time minigame But I do love the "Chunky kong is dead" meme

  11. Batman Rabin
    Batman Rabin
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    but can't donkey kong punch the Mario moon with no damage to his fist?

  12. Jeffrey Barker
    Jeffrey Barker
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    Glad you still haven’t changed your intro after these years. Oh, yeah. Also...”The SCIENCE! of the gauss rifle in Fallout 4!”

  13. The Biggest Bazinga
    The Biggest Bazinga
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    every time he says "our little monkeys" i picture DK all happy and blushing like "yes, das me, i am little monke"

  14. what'sthisaboveme?
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    Game theory i need answers. I got something I've been wondering for a while. I only played the first 3 Dk country games. I never had the chance to play anything after. This will get lost in the comments anyways so this won't matter In Dk country, what if donkey kong was the real villain and king k rool is the real hero. Why are the animals that are not crocodiles after the kongs? In the first game DK defeated the queen bee which caused the king bee to have his revenge in the 2nd game. The bees in the 3rd game seems to be robots, what happened to all the bees from the first 2 games? Is it because they don't want to work with k rool after the king and queen bee were taken out by the kongs or is it because they were on the verge of extinction?? What about the necky bosses in the first game? They were never seen again, so it seems that a mini necky from the first game wanted to avenge the big necky bosses from the first game, changing his name in the process. They weren't seen again after the 2nd game. Different types of animals weren't seen again including the animals in the water. How did this started? With a missing pile of bananas in DK cave, why did DK go through the trouble to take out the other animals just to get his hands on the bananas, even the bosses who had big piles of bananas just like DK, did those banana piles belong to DK which is why DK went after them as well? If that's the reason then does that mean that he keeps all the bananas in a cave which has a risk of getting rotten or if it isn't and it belong to those bosses then why DK would bother them anyways. King k rool took the bananas from DK which lead to DK destroying anything that gets in his way. Even monkeys from those games were against the kongs. After the first game the animals on the island saw that DK was a problem which is the reason why K rool kidnapped DK, after the 2nd game this time K rool kidnapped diddy kong as well.

  15. Back Of The Bus
    Back Of The Bus
    חודש לפני

    what's the name of the song at the beginning of the video?

  16. Alex Theo
    Alex Theo
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    How js 1.77/0.66=26

  17. tiberius staicu
    tiberius staicu
    2 חודשים לפני

    insert godzilla vs kong reference here

  18. #Anthony&Tiffany
    2 חודשים לפני

    Hey Game Theory how strong is Donkey Kong

  19. Maxinator Prime
    Maxinator Prime
    2 חודשים לפני

    Hoped he'd use a bannana for scale

  20. Jorge Celis
    Jorge Celis
    2 חודשים לפני

    Tenes caspa....

  21. The Creative Type
    The Creative Type
    2 חודשים לפני

    “AND IT’S THIS” The respawn barrel drops in. Me: I think you’ve got the wrong barrel there, pal.

  22. iZePlayz
    2 חודשים לפני

    Could you please use km/h instead of m/s

  23. KingHD
    2 חודשים לפני

    And then there's chunky! He's dead... *CHUN-KY! CHUNKY'S DEAD!*

  24. film theory
    film theory
    2 חודשים לפני

    People move from Australia to the USA that is far

  25. Henry Patter
    Henry Patter
    2 חודשים לפני

    To be honest, this series should be renamed debunking game physics w/ Austin while watching him scream and shout at how yoshi is better than Link, while listening to classical/baroque/whatever music.

  26. Hacksaw Hamster
    Hacksaw Hamster
    2 חודשים לפני

    Remember when Austin could swear

  27. Mr. Noky
    Mr. Noky
    2 חודשים לפני

    Sooo What is the lenght of a floating banana ? Do I have to snort ape powder to find it ?

  28. TableTopToast23
    2 חודשים לפני

    I love the fact that he starts off by creating a new Google doc every time

  29. Vulkandrache
    2 חודשים לפני

    It escapes my understanding how 1.7 divided by 0.66 comes out to 26. Would that not be 2.6?

    1. Kasha Mill
      Kasha Mill
      2 חודשים לפני

      Is mir auch aufgefallen, jetzt will ich dass er es sieht xD

  30. Mitsurugi2424
    3 חודשים לפני

    4:00 What is that music? I know it's not, but It makes me think of the flute in Imaginary Places by Busdriver

  31. Mitsurugi2424
    3 חודשים לפני

    You know we have gone to far with political correctness when Austin has to say "goshity dangity darnity"

  32. Annie Andersson
    Annie Andersson
    3 חודשים לפני

    Sorry I'm a bit late to the party, but am I missing something? At 5:20, he says 1.77m and 0.667s makes for 26.5 m/s. This, to me, seems completely wrong given that 0.667s x 10m/s is 6.67m, far longer than the 1.77 he measured. I think our dear Austin is out by a factor of 10, and it should be 2.6 m/s; much more unimpressive.

  33. YB FriendlyStrawberry
    YB FriendlyStrawberry
    3 חודשים לפני

    Woah, what crazy barrels

  34. GVO Series
    GVO Series
    3 חודשים לפני

    Unfortunately, any video that isn’t a MatPat commentary, doesn’t do well usually

  35. Paul O'Reilly
    Paul O'Reilly
    3 חודשים לפני

    5:16 ??? 1.77m/0.667s ~= 2.652m/s NOT 26.52m/s This then means the acceleration is (2.652m/s)^2/(2×1.5m) ~= 2.344m/s^2

  36. Jake thepro7890
    Jake thepro7890
    3 חודשים לפני

    why is he using the minecraft nether update teaser trailer i mean i love that song but why

  37. Angelina Vald
    Angelina Vald
    3 חודשים לפני

    Hello matpat, probably won't see this but there's a game nobody can figure out! It has an incredible life even I can't understand, and Im wishing you could figure out! It's in roblox called : de pride isle sanitarium, if you want to see if it's actually good here's a video of the trailer!:

  38. Michael Schroeder
    Michael Schroeder
    3 חודשים לפני

    This is my fav game theory episode.

  39. Jexious
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  40. Richard Martin
    Richard Martin
    3 חודשים לפני

    Am I crazy, or is there not drop off in this game already? If so, does that mean that gravity in these games is variable (lower when shooting out of the barrel) ? Or did Austin do math wrong (perish the thought)?

  41. Zack Donat
    Zack Donat
    3 חודשים לפני

    AND THEN THERE'S CHUNKY!!! he's dead

  42. Zachari Sincennes
    Zachari Sincennes
    3 חודשים לפני

    2:11. If human cannonballs "existed," why do they no longer exist?

  43. Matthew Johnston
    Matthew Johnston
    3 חודשים לפני

    I kinda miss when you were allowed to cuss.

  44. Alex Anderson
    Alex Anderson
    3 חודשים לפני

    all I got from this was that you ruined human cannonballs for me

  45. Kavious Hart
    Kavious Hart
    3 חודשים לפני

  46. Zion Marquez
    Zion Marquez
    3 חודשים לפני

    Do the forest

  47. Steven Marchant
    Steven Marchant
    3 חודשים לפני

    Haha monkey go fast

  48. Jacob Gardner
    Jacob Gardner
    3 חודשים לפני

    Hey, I know its a touchy subject for some; but I really wanna see Austin figure out cyberpsychosis from cyberpunk. Most of his fallout videos were super cool and I was just curious if implants can literally fry your brain or drive you crazy. Food for thought.

  49. aqua_bro
    3 חודשים לפני

    Game Theory Idea: What would a woman need to become a real life Lara Croft Tomb Raider. I mean education, estimated amount of money, physical training, actual places to discover and explore, would be a good archeologist while shooting everything and everyone while running through ancient ruins?

  50. Just Someone Who Watches Anime
    Just Someone Who Watches Anime
    3 חודשים לפני

    Hi your theory is really good and all but when you do it based on mario and minecraft it KINDA traumatizes my brother, it's just that my brother always thinks his own way does his own thing and he has autism

  51. Mystery Dusty
    Mystery Dusty
    3 חודשים לפני

    I miss the Austin that screamed so much he broke his voice after every letter

  52. Bernadette Patience
    Bernadette Patience
    3 חודשים לפני

    Mario is not. EVIL😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😡😡😠😠😠😠😠😠😡😡😡🤬🤬😠😠😡🤬🤬😡😠😡🤬🤬

  53. Cres Moon
    Cres Moon
    3 חודשים לפני

    anyone else miss Austin saying "God Damn" ?

  54. MoKuZai
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  55. jamcdonald120
    3 חודשים לפני

    no, no, austin, power is mass*accelaration/time^3!

  56. Brandan -
    Brandan -
    3 חודשים לפני

    Where mat pat?? Who dis

    1. This World Is An Illusion
      This World Is An Illusion
      3 חודשים לפני

      This is Austin. Mat Pat still makes videos and his have green letters in their thumbnails, while Austin's have blue letters in theirs.

  57. Samuraiul ca la carte, un canal cu de toate
    Samuraiul ca la carte, un canal cu de toate
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  58. Kristin Trevathan
    Kristin Trevathan
    4 חודשים לפני

    Do a movie theorists 😃😃

  59. Everything 'Round With Pablo!
    Everything 'Round With Pablo!
    4 חודשים לפני

    Can you please make a theory about the Catastrophe Crow Alternate Reality Game?

    4 חודשים לפני

    I love science

  61. Henry Brown
    Henry Brown
    4 חודשים לפני

    I play Donkey Kong on the first Super Nintendo that had a Donkey Kong

  62. Rashod Lamar
    Rashod Lamar
    4 חודשים לפני

    But i do love watching

  63. Rashod Lamar
    Rashod Lamar
    4 חודשים לפני

    Why debunk a video game its for fun not ment to be so literal.

  64. Gabriel Gutensohn
    Gabriel Gutensohn
    4 חודשים לפני

    I like that you played tritsch tratch polka its such a good instrumental and song

  65. Marcha_
    4 חודשים לפני

    This is the only show on this channel I watch.

  66. cris dlcruz
    cris dlcruz
    4 חודשים לפני

    Game theory the timeshare of youtube channels

  67. Obsidian2007
    4 חודשים לפני

    But have you considered? *MONKE*

  68. Jamie C
    Jamie C
    4 חודשים לפני


  69. KiraComments-CHCA
    4 חודשים לפני

    Minecraft's boat is even weirder than its lava, even on servers. First of all the more you jump on the boat the more momentum you gain and the more momentum you gain the harder you fall somehow and then you die if you gain too much. On servers, standing or jumping on the boat is considered flying -_- anybody want to explain that, I keep getting kicked off the server because I'm standing on a boat -_- it's ridiculous and asinine

  70. Laura Saltman
    Laura Saltman
    4 חודשים לפני

    Plz stop go back to your own channel

  71. Lpsgenerationtv Lpsgenerationtv
    Lpsgenerationtv Lpsgenerationtv
    4 חודשים לפני

    don't call yoshi stupid lol

  72. Maniac536
    4 חודשים לפני

    This needs to be required viewing for the Universal Studios designers that are about to build donkey Kong country for reals

  73. add101iscool
    4 חודשים לפני

    Matpat can you make a video on how strong DK is. I mean in donkey Kong country returns he literally punches the moon and moves it.

  74. Zeldaboy
    4 חודשים לפני

    I really miss the days when Austin could swear.

  75. Andy Jones
    Andy Jones
    4 חודשים לפני

    Isent that eligle

  76. Andy Jones
    Andy Jones
    4 חודשים לפני

    Wate why do you have matpats logo and something near His username?

  77. Javier Alvarenga
    Javier Alvarenga
    4 חודשים לפני

    Try to find somtjing in among us that doesn't make sence.5:20

  78. Lukas Reimer
    Lukas Reimer
    4 חודשים לפני


  79. M4 Bradley with internet access
    M4 Bradley with internet access
    4 חודשים לפני

    1:57 what i see in my nightmares

  80. Merletastic
    4 חודשים לפני

    Love seeing a new video from you! Any thoughts on Shadowbringers and its weird multi-worlds setup?

    4 חודשים לפני

    Anybody know what the guitar stock music is called? I gotta learn to play lmao

  82. Digioverride
    4 חודשים לפני

    Lol. X"D I love this. The laugh of madness is the best.

  83. Nick Kelley
    Nick Kelley
    4 חודשים לפני

    Mmmk but John stapp experienced 46 G's and lived to talk about it.

  84. Jesse & Rebecca Kino
    Jesse & Rebecca Kino
    4 חודשים לפני

    All the videos with Austin i skip

  85. Victor
    4 חודשים לפני

    Doesn’t retro studios make the donkey Kong games

  86. Chardawg
    4 חודשים לפני

    DK’s literally punched the moon out of orbit, he should be fine

  87. Ralnarene
    4 חודשים לפני

    Is there any chance of checking out the feasibility of a genetically engineered Chocobo?

  88. Dwayne Ojugbeli
    Dwayne Ojugbeli
    4 חודשים לפני

    austin you ruin game theory

    1. This World Is An Illusion
      This World Is An Illusion
      3 חודשים לפני

      You can avoid Austin's videos by looking at the letters of their thumbnails. If they are blue, he's doing them. If they are green, Mat Pat is doing them.

  89. java kula
    java kula
    4 חודשים לפני

    are we still getting a fall out survival series

  90. Ginger Gaming
    Ginger Gaming
    4 חודשים לפני

    Why is he not swearing

  91. GiftedContractor
    4 חודשים לפני

    Why do you use the extra life barrels to represent the cannon barrels? It's driving me nuts

  92. Bavarian Banshee
    Bavarian Banshee
    4 חודשים לפני

    Is anyone going to talk about this background music? Points if you get what it is.

  93. Bryan x0x
    Bryan x0x
    4 חודשים לפני

    Doe's anyone like Austin? I mean ... he Just kinda of boring you know. Ps:( Not to be rude or anything )

    1. This World Is An Illusion
      This World Is An Illusion
      3 חודשים לפני

      Tip: You can avoid his videos by looking at the letters in their thumbnails. If they are blue, Austin is doing them. If they are green, Mat Pat is doing them.

  94. Tavian Petrie
    Tavian Petrie
    4 חודשים לפני

    Hi Austin, I'm not sure you read the comments often but I wanted to see if it was worth looking into the newest Minecraft update which adds Vibrations and more importantly a set time for the speed of "sound" which is about 20m/s which is drastically slow compared to earth's speed of sound. Of course this means that "sound" travels slower but I'm more interested in what drastic effect this would cause on the life of that planet and if a regular human would even survive in those atmospheric conditions. Have a lovely holiday season! Tavian

  95. hector lewis
    hector lewis
    4 חודשים לפני

    Missed you Austin. WELCOME BACK!!!!!

  96. Juragan Dolly
    Juragan Dolly
    4 חודשים לפני

    so..... austin just created a video for just spitting DK game????

  97. asdf asdf
    asdf asdf
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  98. Toms Meme Centre
    Toms Meme Centre
    4 חודשים לפני

    This isn’t game theory this is game science make a channel called game science is basically what I’m trying to say

  99. Ministry of Magic: Department of Mysteries
    Ministry of Magic: Department of Mysteries
    4 חודשים לפני

    Hey bud. ShoddyCast misses you.

    4 חודשים לפני

    do rocket league