Yes, it's true. Gaming innovations like horse armor, online passes, and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 are actually the brainchildren of one Dr. Clayton Forrester, who is otherwise known for his pioneering work in the field of shooting guys into space and making them watch cheesy movies.

This Mystery Science Theater 3000 invention exchange segment, preceding the agonizing Monster A-Go Go, predicts a future that spookily mirrors our present world. Now, if only there was some way to discourage the selling and trading of Johnny Long-Torso components...

[via @MagicJames]