29 Video Game Features With Bonkers Backstories


We’ve all played video games with outrageous backstories, like defeating a giant space turtle or saving the world from an alien invasion. But few video games have backstories as bonkers as Splatoon 2. One of the game’s bosses is a sentient sushi roll that lives in a submarine. And if that’s not weird enough, the sushi roll is actually trying to protect the world from an alien octopus. 

But there’s a reason why every video game character, level, weapon and setting exists — even sentient sushi rolls and alien octopuses. Here are some of the craziest stories we could find about well-known video game features…

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Scott Cawthon created Five Nights at Freddy's animatronic mascots after his previous game was mocked for being inadvertently terrifying. Cawthon devel
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