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There is a large wooden dam blocking a river known as the Great Orc Wall that, according to the game's plot, blocks off large hordes of orcs from entering the Isle of Khorinis. In reality, this wall is here to prevent the player from moving out of bounds easily. It is possible however to make it over the orc wall by crossing the river and climbing a mountain near a specific part of the wall that is connected with the land. After making it over to the other side, you may find this sign written by "The mighty alien dwarf" and signed with a crude smiley face:

"Ok man, you made it behind the great orc wall
...
as you see, the story of the orcish hordes
behind this wall, is a complete fake
there is nothing more to find here...
this place is abandoned,
it's the end of the world.

But me (a mighty alien dwarf, which not
depends to this game story, and which name
is not of public interest here!) wanted to
warn you. You've been tricked to believe a
story, wich is not true. (they want to get you!)

Do not believe anything they say.
Keep your eyes open !
....
The mighty alien dwarf"
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
Crusader: No Regret
Entering "Jassica16" and then pressing F10, the command used to enable cheat codes in Crusader: No Remorse, will initially display a message indicating that cheats have been enabled, until a few seconds later when another message appears stating "Of course we changed the cheats... duh." and a voice clip of the game's antagonist Chairman Draygan plays. The Silencer is then transported to a hidden room where he is surrounded by a wave of powerful mechs while the game's Christmas medley, which normally plays when the system's clock is set to December 25th, plays in the background. Defeating all of the enemies in the room will cause the player to lose control of the Silencer as he quickly turns towards the camera while the last enemy dies, before exploding himself and shutting down the game.
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During the first fight with Leon, it is possible to defeat him either through cheating or by grinding to at least level 12 beforehand. Beating him will trigger a short cutscene showing a secret ending to the game where Spoiler:Rutee briefly lambasts Leon and then forcibly enlists an upset Stahn to join her and Mary in becoming an infamous trio of globe-trotting Lens hunters, before the game abruptly returns to the title screen. This ending is not featured in the game's PlayStation 2 remake, as Leon's fight is redesigned to be impossible to defeat.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
In the Shivering Isles expansion, Sheograth is the only character in the game to have a grown-out beard, and the player cannot grow one of their own. If you attack Sheograth, he will teleport you far above an unmarked location on the map called "Punishment Point", where you will fall to your death among other corpses. If you make it to Punishment Point on your own, a corpse named "Sheograth's Punished" can be found with the following Death Decree attached to him explaining the "heinous crime" that sealed his fate there:

"Sheogorath, Prince of Madness, Lord of the Never-There, Sovereign of the Shivering Isles, does, on this day, hence-forth make this decree:

Robert Wisnewski

Citizen of the Shivering Isles, Resident of Bliss, and Honored Madman
has broken the laws and covenants of the Shivering Isles and offended the austere personage of Our Lord, through the following actions:
Attempting the Growth of a Beard, an Action Deemed Unseemly in the Eyes of Our Lord
It is further decreed that the actions of this citizen merit the strictest of punishments to be meted out at the earliest possible hour, in a manner to be chosen according to the Whims and Fancies of Our Lord Sheogorath"


Robert Wisnewski is the name of a member of Bethesda's art team that worked on the Shivering Isles expansion, presumably suggesting this easter egg was a light jab at him for trying to grow a beard during development.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
Skullgirls
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Eliza's Story Mode text data commentary contains an ASCII picture based on fan art of Maya Amano from Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2. When questioned about it, programmer Jonathan Kim explained that many messages and pictures like that found in the game's code were the result of him venting off steam while working on the game, and that after the game had been datamined by fans, he was forced to remove the majority of those messages and pictures, with some exceptions like the Maya Amano fan art.
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Postal 2
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At the end of the game, depending on how many people you kill, the type of people/animals killed, the type of weapon used, the speed you played through the game, or the difficulty you play the game on, the final score sheet will generate a summary based on how your playthrough meets one of those conditions.

In particular, in regards to how many people you kill, beating the game without killing anybody will give you the summary "Thank you for playing, JESUS.", while beating the game presumably killing everything you can will give you the summary "Congratulations, SATAN.".
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
Shovel Knight
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There are several zips/screen wraps and out of bounds travel spots in the game that can be performed with Shovel Knight, Plague Knight, and Specter Knight. Each Knight has the ability to perform them in different areas in different ways, with some not being intended by the developers and patched out to prevent them from happening during casual play, while others that they saw as being hard to pull off by first-time players were left in and are still used by the game's speedrunning community (as of September 2021).

Shovel Knight can perform the "Bubble Wrap" zip in the Plains of Passage by bouncing off of one of the Bubble Dragon's bubbles, causing the game's camera to try and follow Shovel Knight by pushing him through an off-screen transition into the room directly above the Bubble Dragon.

Plague Knight can perform similar harmless "Room Zips" in one area in the Iron Whale by bursting, jumping, bursting again, followed by two uses of the Staff of Surging to access a secret room with a Music Sheet, and when boarding the Flying Machine by using a combination of the Vat and Burst Jumping to skip two vertical screens and the challenges within them. In previous versions of the game, Plague Knight could preserve their momentum before entering a boss room, allowing speedrunners to set themselves up by triggering the opening dialogue to a boss fight in more advantageous spots than normal. This would be patched out later to prevent unexpected results, but still allowed a brief window for players to perform any action, including bursting forwards to bosses anyways. All characters may do any action frame perfectly after the transition, including pausing.

Specter Knight used to be able to perform a transition in the second stage of the Tower of Fate ("????" in New Game + only). Normally, Specter Knight can perform an easter egg by jumping off of a ledge in the Tower of Fate, but will not lose money and trigger a cutscene with either Dark Acolyte or Reize. However, the plane that triggers this death used to be low enough that Specter Knight could float underneath a nearby ledge precisely and use that as a screen transition to enter areas the player is not supposed to go to yet. In a later update, this plane was raised to prevent this glitch from happening, but Specter Knight does have a glitch that was intentionally left in by the developers. In the Lost City, a trick called "Lost Spaghetti can be performed in one area by having Specter Knight turn the lava into bouncy goo while he is falling in. If done right, Specter Knight should fall just below the plane where he would bounce on the goo and harmlessly phase through it into the room below, missing the death plane normally assigned to the lava.
Contributed by MooMooAkai
Dead or Alive 4
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Leifang's 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th costumes have her full name, Fāng Lìfèng (in Pinyin) or Fong Lai Fung (in Jyutping), written in Chinese characters "方麗鳳" on the back of her underwear. This detail returns on just one pair of Leifang's underwear in Dead or Alive 5, but on the front side instead.
Contributed by DrakeVagabond
The name "The Staff of Dreams" may be a play on the idiom "the stuff of dreams," which refers to someone experiencing a moment in life that one can only aspire happening.
Contributed by GamerBen144
When activating the Duke's shop, there is a chance the Duke might quote the Merchant from Resident Evil 4 and say the latter's line "whatta ya buyin'?" and then follow it with a mention that the Merchant is a friend of the Duke's. Additionally, the developers stated that the Merchant was their primary basis for the Duke, furthering the connection between the two venders.
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Bayonetta 2
Starting Prologue: World of Chaos and Chapter XVI: Sovereign Power while wearing the Star Mercenary costume, which resembles Fox McCloud from the Star Fox series, will turn Jeanne's jet plane into an Arwing. Wearing the costume during the former chapter will feature Jeanne wearing it as well, with a swapped color palette from green to orange. Wearing it during the latter chapter on top of turning the jet into an Arwing will replace the jet's reticle, weapons and sound effects with those from the Star Fox series including being able to fire Smart Bombs, charged shots, and replacing its Umbra Climax with the Hyper Laser. The cutscene at the end of Verse 2 will also switch the receiver sound effect with that of an Arwing's, as well as add three additional Arwings flying behind Jeanne towards Fimbulventr as a nod to the original four-pilot Star Fox team. Additionally, scanning a Fox or Falco amiibo in the Nintendo Switch version will display a message from Rodin implying that Slippy leant the Arwing to Jeanne.
Contributed by Tuli0hWut
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
Using Kombat Kodes (six digit numerical codes in sets of three, specified by Mortal Kombat iconographies) on the VS. character screen before a match, several messages can be conjured on screen when the match has begun. Several of these messages are developer messages and references to other games:

•999-999 = Displays a message indicating what version revision is being played.
•550-550 = Displays the message: "Go see the Mortal Kombat Live Tour!", advertising the 1995 martial arts theatrical stage show of the same name.
•122-221 = Displays the message: "Skunky! - E.F." which assumedly is an inside joke from a developer playing on the "Toasty!" gag by programmer Dan Forden.
•987-666 = Displays the message: "Hold flippers during Casino Run". This is a reference to Jack*Bot, an arcade pinball cabinet produced by Williams Entertainment who has worked with Midway on the home console ports of Mortal Kombat titles.
•004-400 = Displays the message: "Whatcha gun do? - E.B", a joke message from Ed Boon that possibly pokes fun at the fact of Mortal Kombat being a fighting game.

The Sega Saturn release of the game also features two exclusive developer messages:

•200-002 = Displays the message: "It should work!? - P.A.B."
•300-003 = Displays the message: "PUB! - D.K.P."
Contributed by Regen-33
There is a message prompt that can be activated under seemingly impossible circumstances. Should a player manage to kill themselves with the sniper rifle weapon, a prompt will appear stating: "[Username] violated the laws of space time and sniped himself/herself."

Due to the sniper rifle being a hit-scan weapon (it will only fire exactly at where the mouse cursor is hovering) it is unknown if any legitimate means to achieve this scenario in-game without modding or hacking exist.
Contributed by Regen-33
Jak II
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Throughout the Jak and Daxter series, a fictional, translatable language appears in a variety of environments known as Precursor. Official guides often included legends that enabled players to translate signs in the open world Haven City and other instances of Precursor, often discovering easter eggs in the process.

For an unknown reason, exclusively to the 2012 PlayStation 3 port of Jak II released in the Jak and Daxter Collection, a particular texture on a barrel of Dark Eco appearing in the Drill Platform stage was altered; originally, in the PlayStation 2 version of the game, the barrel read "Barrel of Eco" in Precursor. In the PlayStation 3 version, the same Precursor text now instead reads "Barrel of Shit", and was possibly changed to mess with anyone diligent enough to translate Precursor in the middle of gameplay.
Contributed by Regen-33
Borderlands 2
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In Frostburn Canyon, an error message can be found on a monitor with a humorous message stating that the user has damaged their computer due to viewing pornography.

The full message reads:


*******STOP*** (0X00000,80XF73128AE, 000C000000)

ERROR 1068 : 23E
so... hate to be the bearer of bad news, but your systems pretty hosed.
Maybe if you'd downloaded less of that illegal Truxican porn, your machine wouldn't be all jacked up.
You should probably be embarrassed.

2MUCH_PRON_MXYZ.SYS

if this is the first time you are seeing this, then it's only because no one has caught you yet.
Tell you what's gonna happen here... You're going to put a new graphics card in me and scrap that gunk off my keyboard, and than maybe your search history won't be accidentally nailed to your grandmother- you picken' up what I'm laying down?

********STOP****PLEASE GOD STOP******
Contributed by Regen-33
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
In the Japanese release of the game, there is hidden meaning in the game's ending. Spoiler:Big Boss is portrayed by voice actor Chikao Ōtsuka; father of Spoiler:Solid Snake's voice actor Akio Ōtsuka.

Hideo Kojima has claimed that the two had fallen out years before and had not spoken to one another since, and Kojima intentionally cast Chikao in the game hoping to help patch things up between the two.
Contributed by SOGESNAKE
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Hidden in the background of the song "Adam's Apartment" used in that area, a quiet, distorted sample of dialogue spoken by actress Sean Young from the 1982 film "Blade Runner" can be heard, specifically the scene where Deckard meets Rachael after a replicant owl flies across the room and she asks him "Do you like our owl?"
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
The Wonderful 101
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In Operation 002-C, if you fail Wonder Pink's quick-time event near the end of the mission, Wonder Pink will pull out her phone and start having a sped up conversation. Failing this event 10 times in a row will actually play the conversation in normal speed and reveal that she is talking to Wonder-Cheerleader.

Wonder Pink: Oh my god! What's happening girl?
Wonder-Cheerleader: Nothing, girl.
Wonder Pink: How's Joe?
Wonder-Cheerleader: He's good, but he stood me up last night! Said something about the last movie in a red hot trilogy!
Wonder Pink: He did what? Tell him to quit going to the movies all the time. Such a deadbeat!
Wonder-Cheerleader: I know.
Wonder Pink: No, I do not think he is red hot... You are a crazy girl.

This conversation heavily implies that beyond physical similarities, Wonder-Cheerleader is actually Silvia from another Hideki Kamiya directed series Viewtiful Joe (both characters are voiced by Christina Pucelli), and that “Silvianne Lumiere“ is just an alias. This is also referencing the unmade third game in the intended Viewtiful Joe trilogy.
Contributed by SOGESNAKE
Mass Effect 2
During the "Tali: Treason" Loyalty Mission, Shepard is introduced to Admiral Zaal'Koris vas Qwib-Qwib, with the "vas Qwib-Qwib" part referring to the ship he lives in following his Pilgrimage away from the fleet. If Shepard further questions Zaal'Koris about the Qwib-Qwib and why he has not changed its name to something less embarrassing, he comments about possible alternative names like "the Defrahnz" or "the Iktomi". Spoiler:Putting those names next to the "vas" title creates the names "vas Defrahnz" and "vas Iktomi", referencing the vas deferens and the related term vasectomy respectively.

The Qwib-Qwib ship itself may also be a direct reference to the ship of the same name from Fred Saberhagen's science-fiction novel series Berserker.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
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In the ninth level of Chapter 2 "Beauty and the Electric Tentacle", a Beauty Goo is stuck on a large Goo line. If you can make the Beauty Goo roll backwards off of the line, she will fall down an invisible pathway with very strong airflow and explode in an invisible tube. The Goos will fall down onto ground below the boundary line, and a torch-lit wall can be seen with a mysterious drawing of a Goo ball connected in a bond by three lines and two formulas written near it. A sign can also be found below that reads:

Spoiler:"It's so simple." - the original Sign Painter


The formulas on the wall appear to be for the force of Gravity (Fg = m*g), and Spring force (Fs=k*x) of one Goo bond. A YouTube commenter in the source link of this easter egg noted that assuming there is a damping term (Fd = d*v), the system the elastic physics of one Goo bond operates under would be a damped simple harmonic oscillator.

There is an achievement for finding this easter egg in the Steam and Games for Windows – Live versions of the game called "Subversive Traveler".
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
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