Top 10 Most Shocking Video Game Facts

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10 – GTA V Controversy

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There’s no doubt one of the reasons gta5 got so big was because of the controversy around people went crazy over the violence in that game what they normally do with a GTA game. But did you know the rockstar actually paid for negative reviews? Their PR head Max Clifford actually led a campaign to get stories in newspapers that were caused outrage among activists groups and politicians who would actually be doing the game a favor by the kind of promoting it. Sex drugs and violence are known for controversy and controversy sells and GTA 5 has all of those like a lot of it.

9 – Minecraft

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Now we all know the world of Minecraft is big when you play the game. It does kind of feel like it goes on forever and ever and ever. But it does have an end is it the cyber city bigger a country bigger continent way bigger, wired actually take a look at the game’s code and it’s a number crunching to find the world of Minecraft is a little over four billion kilometers squared that’s more than eight times the size of earth. Wow, a time deciding but I still struggle to find diamond what’s wrong with me.

8 – Deus EX

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The developers of Deus ex we’re making the  original game they ran out of memory for it I have to remove part of the game now they chose to remove the twin towers to save memory and the game was released in 2000 the year before the 911 attacks actually brought them down in real life. That’s pretty creepy what’s even crazier is that the reason they gave in the game was that terrorist brought them down.

7 – Dead Space

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For fans of the game dead space, you will remember the notorious Necromorphs they looked horrific and despite their exaggerated features in some part. It was something eerily realistic about them. Well, that’s because of the team over PA who made a game actually base them on pictures they had studies of real-life car crash victims who had died. Yeah, I don’t think I could ever pay the game the same way again.

6 – Mario

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This is Charles Martinet the voice of Mario that we all know and love the officers Luigi and warrior. But did you know ? He is also the voice of paths max the dragon in Skyrim. Yes, you heard me right. The voice that screams delight at you in Mario kart 7 is also the immortal dragon leader of the great bits. I guess life can really take you in strange places.

5 – The Hedgehog

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Every one of you guys watching this has a gene in you called SHH that is involved in the growth of your fingers and toes and how the brain is organized now SHH stands for Sonic the Hedgehog. Yeah, one of the most famous video games characters of all time. How did that happen while the scientists who named it Dr. Robert was inspired after seeing a sonic the hedgehog comic his daughter had returned home with he thought was the pretty cool character pretty cool name in their name that gene at work after it. Why not.

4 – Assassin’s Creed

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Did you know that in Assassin’s Creed  3 all of the key characters you Assassinate are actually real people now Ubisoft made it so that the notable victims in the game corresponding to real names and their birth and death days were actually accurate now some people say that the unrealistic part of all of this is that there is not mention of these people in real history being killed by an Assassin. They always have the different cause of death but isn’t that exactly one Assassin would want you to think.

3 – Super Mario Bros

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Do you guys think you can complete your original super Mario game three hours two hours that’d be quite impressive less than one hour if you’re like insanely good? What the record is actually held by a speedrunner by the name of Darwinian and he completed the game in four minutes 57.244 seconds that’s insane and a lot of people out there aren’t even sure if it can be beaten this time because it took him four months to be his own record to get that and he only shaved off one-sixtieth of a second that’s one single frame. Well, I’ll give it a go tonight and I’ll let him know how I do.

2 – Corrupted Blood

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Corrupted Blood incident is the famous event that happened in water warcraft history where a glitch in the game causes a virtual plague that spread across the whole game in affecting and killing thousands of players in it. The company behind one of warcraft lizard  struggle to contain the epidemic even quarantining certain areas of the game eventually having to reset the whole servers to stop the plague spreading to his later scientists Nina Fetterman actually released a paper that studied how the incident reflected how humans will act with a real-life disease epidemic. The way that player acted and dealt with the disease and the way that Blizzard tries to contain it spread was apparently a good chance for scientists are studying how real people and real good ones would deal with such an event.

1 – PokeMon LeafGreen – PokeMon FireRed

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Finally, another one if you guys try and play a pirated copy of LeafGreen or FireRed you might hear a few of your friends telling you off and saying you should buy the game don’t pirate it but they don’t really need to at all because of the game will actually do that itself. If you go and speed they attended at the seagull up fairy he will mention in passing by the way if you like this game buy it or die. Wow, is that real threat I don’t want to find out if he’s joking or not I’m always gonna buy their games.

 

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