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Super Smash Bros. Melee
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There is a glitch that makes Samus Aran's grapple beam three times longer than usual. It is performed by pressing: Z, up, down, up (on the D-pad) and Z.

By pressing the L button, the grapple will also home into opponents, but the A or Z button must be pressed again to grab enemies.
Contributed by mastermollo
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The Japanese version of the game is called "悪魔城ドラキュラXX Akumajō Dorakyura Daburu Ekkusu" - which in English literally translates to "Devil's Castle Dracula Double X". The American version, however, is simply called "Castlevania: Dracula X". Likewise, the Australian & European versions were renamed to "Castlevania: Vampire's Kiss".

There are also several differences between the titles screens of the three games. The Australian/European version does not have blood on its title screen. The Japanese version also uses two religious crosses in its "Double X" title, rather than a single red X used by the American version. The "PASS WORD" option is also spelled incorrectly in the Japanese version, but was later corrected as "PASSWORD" in the International version.

In the Australian/European & Japanese versions, the boomerang cross weapon looks like a religious cross, but was replaced with a regular X-shaped cross in the International version. This was likely done to avoid any religious complaints.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
The "Main Title" theme sounds very similar to theme of the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
If the game detects that you're playing a pirated copy of the game, a message will appear saying "This program will not run on the hardware found", making the pirated copy unplayable.
Contributed by MeleeWaluigi
Overwatch
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On May 5th, Overwatch entered public beta. Coinciding with this event, the pornography-hosting website Pornhub had reported that its searches for the game had increased by 817%. More than 600,000 searches for Overwatch related content on Pornhub had been made by May 23rd. Additionally, a website dedicated to Overwatch content by the name of OverwatchHentai.net has been created.

Given the nature of said content and the game itself being intended for a more broad audience, numerous takedown orders have been filed against creators of this 3rd party content, allegedly due to some creators using stolen assets taken from the game.
Contributed by Psychospacecow
Saints Row 2
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It is possible to ride up the walls of buildings with some of the motorcycles, though it is most easily achieved with the Kaneda or the Kenshin.
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Series: Strider
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British rapper "Tinchy Stryder" revealed in an interview with The Guardian that the game Strider is the source of the second half of his stage name.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
Developer: Nintendo
Nintendo once attempted to buy the exclusive production rights to the Harry Potter franchise. J.K. Rowling turned it down in favor of several other proposals by media giants with greater resources, such as Disney and Universal. Whereas Nintendo was only able to offer video game adaptations of the books, these larger companies had the ability to adapt the franchise for television and film, as well as gaming.

In the end, Rowling sold the rights to Warner Bros., who would later contract Electronic Arts to create the video game adaptations of the Harry Potter film series.
Contributed by MeleeWaluigi
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In the opening of the GBA version, Denzel Crocker's name is misspelled as "Denzil Crocker".
Contributed by CuriousUserX90
The Gimme Shelter level is named after the Rolling Stones song of the same name.
Contributed by SonicManEXE
The opening segment to the theme for "Stage 7 - Dr Tongue's Castle of Terror" sounds strikingly similar to the main title theme for the movie "The Shining".
Contributed by ProtoSnake
Dr. Mario
According to the Tetris and Dr. Mario instruction manual for the SNES, the Red Virus is female. This information is absent from the normal Dr. Mario instruction manual for the NES.
Contributed by JelloBoyInc
The song "Icicle" features garbled vocal samples. These samples are actually audio from South Park, more specifically the episode "Mecha-Streisand".
Contributed by Takahashi2212
Undertale
According to developer Toby Fox, the song "Redline Day" helped inspire him to make changes to the Undertale OST.
Contributed by Countnecula
Overwatch
The two songs that Lúcio plays during his Crossfade ability have been officially released by Blizzard onto Soundcloud under the album name "Synaesthesia Auditiva". The speed-boost track is called "We Move Together As One" and the healing track is called "Rejuvenescência".
Contributed by G-Haven
Disney's Aladdin
A long-standing debate exists over which of the two Aladdin ports - one for SNES made by Capcom and one for Sega Genesis made by Virgin Games - is actually the better version. Game designer Shinji Mikami, who made the SNES version, actually claims the Genesis port is better:

"If I didn't actually make [the SNES game], I would probably buy the Genesis one. Animation-wise, I think the Genesis version's better. The Genesis version had a sword, actually. I wanted to have a sword."

Mikami cites other problems for the SNES port besides the lack of bladed weapons. The cover art also did not include the "Genie" character, who is the most iconic member of the cast. This upset a lot of fans of the movie. Mikami said:

"Originally, the front of the Super Famicom package had a genie on it. Disney said no to that, so we had to move the genie to the back of the package in a smaller size. But the Sega version, they had the genie on the front."

According to Polygon and game director Dave Perry, who created the Genesis port of the game, the lack of Genie on the front cover could have had something to do with actor Robin Williams and his annoyance at the way Disney was using his character's likeness in promotional materials, such as video games:

"That put the use of the Genie as 'sensitive' during those discussions."

Dave Perry was happy to hear about how Shinji Mikami felt about his port of the game. Ironically, his opinion was opposite of Mikami's about both Aladdin games:

"I'm really biased as we made the original game and got Disney to deliver the animation. So I'd flip the quote, 'If I didn't actually make the Genesis version I'd probably buy the SNES one'."
Contributed by ProtoSnake
During one point of the game, some reversed speech can be heard. When played backwards it says:

"There's something I have to tell you: The Walrus is Paul."

This is a reference to The Beatles song "Glass Onion", which features the line:

"I told you about the Walrus and me man, you know we as close as can be man, well here's another clue for you all: The walrus was Paul."

Spoiler:Another possible connection between the song and the game is the fact that the line "The walrus was Paul" is seen by conspiracy theorists as a message that proves Paul McCartney actually died in 1966 and was secretly replaced by a look-alike (as walruses apparently symbolize death in some cultures). Because Bad Milk's story is an interpretation of reincarnation, this could be the reason the developer's chose to use that particular line.
Contributed by Boyobmas
Many bosses in the House of the Dead series, from House of the Dead through House of the Dead 4 Special, are named after Major Arcana/trump cards (plus The Fool card) in a Tarot card deck.
Contributed by Kakariko Kid
Mario Kart Wii
Every year, the American broadcasting network Nickelodeon organizes a survey asking children about their favorite video games. Mario Kart Wii won gold prize three years in a row (2008 - 2010).
Contributed by MeleeWaluigi
Series: Mario
According to the Mario Kart Double Dash and Mario Kart Wii official guides, the character Daisy is Princess Peach's cousin. However, there are no official sources or in-game evidence that confirms this.
Contributed by MeleeWaluigi
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