Video Game Myths: Fact or Fiction?

Yahoo games writes:

"Mikey and the Pop Rocks. The Kidney Thieves. Richard Gere and the Gerbil. In addition to being great band names, they're all urban legends, modern day folklore that somehow transcend their obvious fallacies to become curious facts. From hook-handed serial killers to microwaved poodles, tall tales of outrageous acts are as entertaining as they are exaggerated.

As it turns out, video games enjoy their fair share of mythical events and lost legends, some of which are, startlingly enough, actually true. Read on to find out if the following famous video game myths are facts or fictions."

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Relcom5728d ago

I can't believe Atari did that....

RecSpec5728d ago

Who knows if ET wouldn't have bombed so bad we might be on the Atari 52000.

SlyGuy5727d ago

"he was securing PS2s in an effort to build a nefarious military supercomputer"

"the sheer processing potency of the PS2 were at best vastly overstated"

He should have just waited for the CELL to release...doh!


10 Movies That Could Be Really Great Video Games

Great stories come in all shapes and forms; while some people would rather watch movies, some others prefer the interactivity that only video games have to offer. For some reason, the practice of turning popular movies into console games has fallen out of fashion in recent years – and that’s terrible news for both film aficionados and gamers alike.

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FreeckyCake15d ago (Edited 15d ago )

They already made a couple of " The Mummy " games, and honestly, they all sucked big time. The Last one I've played was the game iteration of Tom of the Dragon Emperor, and that was disappointing.

Dredd has been made into ... I think 4 games? the last one I played was Judge Dredd vs Death. It was based on the comics, and it ended in a cliffhanger. If only a sequel were to be made...

Edit: Still a great topic, though!

I think the closest you can have to Kill Bill is No More Heroes 1. The vibes, the coolness, the gore and everything just screams Kill Bill! Kill Bill! Kill BIll!!!! haha


Interview with Rupert Loman on his new community platform – Just About

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Move over hot dog spaceship, aspiring Starfield chefs are recreating in-game dishes in real life

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