Sunday, April 1, 2018

10 Mind Blowing Game Facts


Video games are full of surprises. Here are 10 facts about video games that will blow your mind. I would be legit shocked If you've heard of any of these before today! Not even the most seasoned gamers know about the facts found after the jump.


  • At the end of the NES game Metroid, the main character Samus is revealed to be a woman!
  • PlayStation originally began life as a CD add-on for the SNES!
  • Reptile from the Mortal Kombat series originally appeared in the original game as a secret character!
  • Incredibly, you don't actually play as Zelda in The Legend of Zelda. You really play as a character named Link!
  • Little known fact: Mario was named after Nintendo's landlord Mario Segale!
  • Fans of Pokémon will be shocked to learn of the secret 151st Pokémon in the original game named Mew!
  • On the Super Nintendo in America, Final Fantasy II is actually called Final Fantasy IV in Japan!
  • Outside of America, the Sega Genesis is called the Mega Drive!
  • Light guns from retro consoles don't work on modern televisions!
  • Super Mario Bros. 2 is not actually the "real" Super Mario Bros. 2. It's a game called Doki Doki Panic!

There you have it, folks. I dug into my vast video game knowledge to bring you this list. Now get out there and impress your friends with what you now know!