15 Video Games That Had To Change Bizarre Details (In Different Countries)

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15 Video Games That Had To Change Bizarre Details (In Different Countries)

As video games move from a pastime for children and teenagers to a form of entertainment enjoyed by people of all ages, the demand for more sophisticated content has grown. This has led to the development of new genres within the medium, including narrative-driven adventure games and multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) titles. While there are still plenty of lightweight games out there that can be enjoyed in short bursts, gamers are now looking for titles that offer substantial replay value and hours of enjoyment.

There are some video games that have bizarre details in them that you might not have known about. For example, did you know that the original Super Mario Bros. for the NES had a debug mode built into it? Or that the Birdo character in Super Mario Bros. 2 was originally supposed to be a man who turned into a bird but was changed due to censorship issues? There are all sorts of interesting tidbits like this hidden away in older video games. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the more bizarre details from some classic video games. Stay tuned!

Tomba! This bright, fun game about a feral child battling pig people takes on a grave meaning in Italy. Literally; tomba means tomb in Italian, sO
Indigo Prophecy CONTROVERSY...WHAT CONTROVERSY? FAHRENHEIT Gamers everywhere except North America know it as Farenheit. Atari was worried Americans
Mortal Kombat: Deception This game was almost a major disappointment in France. Literally - deception means disappointment, SO they Mortal Kombat:
Pac-Man P ' mam READY! That signature wakka-wakka onomatopoeiai is pronounced paku-paku in Japan. They nearly translated that to Puck Man, until some
Punch Out!! Soda Popinski was originally named something much more overtly offensive: Vodka Drunkenski.
Final Fight The absolute prudes at Capcom USA made a whole range of changes. Bosses Damnd and Sodom' became Thrasher and Katana, all drug and
The Combatribes methtotl CRACKED COM This game came out in the 90's, but when Nintendo re-released it for their Virtual Console (notably...post-S they
Simant PAUSE SCENT Health CRACKED COM The console version included animation of ants puking, complete with disturbing, digitized HURKing. But Nintendo
Crusin' USA FINISH CRACKED.COM Nintendo is notoriously prude, so making this game Family-Friendly was always going to be a tall order. The funniest
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back CRACKED COM A death animation that shows Crash getting crushed into a wobbling head/feet abomination was remove
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door CRACKED CONT The character Vivian was actually a male in the original Japanese version. But, because he smooches M
Mega Man Because the Japanese-to-English translation of his name doesn't distinguish between an L or R sound, Dr. Thomas Light is alternately known as
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