40 Mind Blowing Gaming Facts

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From dirty Easter eggs to crazy revelations on games we think we know, we count 40 mind blowing facts throughout gaming history.

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There’s an enemy in the German version of Link’s Awakening where a buzz blob says ‘not without a condom’ after you turn it into a Cukeman, also known as a Potatohead.

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It wouldn’t be Silent Hill without the fog, but did you know that the fog was only put there to conceal poor loading times?

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It’s a long running joke that the fact that there’s more than 30 Final Fantasy games (including spin-offs) makes the name more than a little incorrect, but the reason the first game was called Final Fantasy is actually because Square was going bankrupt and thought it really was going to be their last game ever.

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Kurt Cobain is well known for committing suicide with a shotgun and it seems that someone at Id software was a fan since there’s a level in DOOM 2 named Nirvana with a shotgun found in the map.

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Yup, arguably the most kid friendly game known to mankind, Kirby’s Dream Land 2, has a hidden tits and vagoo in one of its levels, but don’t worry there’s a smiley face in there as well! That totally makes it all better.

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The towers in the PS2 splash screen weren’t just random ornaments for between game moments, the amount of towers is directly related to the amount of games you’ve played and their heights are related to the length of time you spent playing them.

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The big N that makes up the logo of the N64 is actually made up of exactly 64 vertices (or points) and 64 faces, cool right?

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Space Invaders was so popular in Japan that it actually caused a nationwide shortage of 100 yen coins, which is roughly the equivalent of 1 dollar.

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Fox isn’t just wearing metal boots, it’s stated in the manual that he and his crew cut their legs off and replaced them with robotic ones in order to help deal with the intense amount of G-force they experience when on planet-side missions.

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There’s a weird sound made by Diablo when he appears on the final level, but it makes a lot more sense when you play it backwards, have a listen:

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