Here are a bunch of bizarre things you might not expect to affect video game development, from Michael frickin' Moore, to Germany's attempts to reconcile with their mid-century whoopsie-daisy:

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

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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