15 Easter Eggs in Video Game Movies

15 Easter Eggs in Video Game Movies

Video game Easter eggs are all the rage. It started back with Adventure, when a programmer hid his name in the game itself. (What was his name? Guess you'll have to go find the incredibly well-hidden easter egg of it in Adventure if you wanna find out. Or click like any of those links.) Since then, Easter eggs have become a common, if sometimes horrifying, tradition.

And movies have taken the Easter egg hiding game to heart, hiding everything from Mickey to porn in the background of their films -- often in the same one!

So when it comes to video game movies, Easter eggs are more than a possible element — they're all but a requirement. Some movies build their entire existence around Easter eggs, but for a video game movie, it’s just the same as having a character shout “game over,” be incredibly horrible, or change the first game's plot for absolutely no reason — it's a necessary part of the filmmaking process. Here are some Easter eggs you might've missed in some of your favorite (and/or worst) video game adaptations. 

Street Fighter

Easter eggs in video game movies street Fighter Bison blows up ships using the Street Fighter II control panel from the arcade game. CRACKED.COM

Source: Reddit

Prince of Persia

Easter eggs in video game movies Prince of Persia Alfred Molina is in here as a callback to his role in Raiders of the Lost Ark, itself a huge inspiration for the Prince of Persia games. CRACKED.COM

Source: Engadget

The Witcher

Easter eggs in video game movies The witcher The show contains a dig at the overly friendly rock trolls who annoy you through The Witcher 3. CRACKED.COM

Source: TheGamer

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Easter eggs in video game movies Resident Evil: welcome to Raccoon city A puzzle requiring you to play a bit of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata to open a door is replicated in the CRACKED.COM

Source: Den of Geek

Super Mario Bros

Easter eggs in video game movies super Mario Bros The de-evolution gun is a Super Scope for the Super Nintendo. - SUPER SCOPE - SUPER SCOPE in CRACKED.COM

Source: Reddit

Fortnite Star Wars

Easter eggs in video game movies Fortnite star wars In a bold move, Star Wars solidified itself as a part of the Fortnite universe. Palpatine's message announcing himself to the galaxy was only heard in the game, not the movie. 29m At last the work of generations is complete, The great error.comeeted.The day of victory is at hand. The day of revenge. The day of the Sith! CRACKED.COM

Source: YouTube

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