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In the PlayStation and PlayStation 2 versions of the game, Vallery Irons only fights with a purse. However, the game box covers shows her holding a handgun, despite the PlayStation version's instruction booklet also stating that Vallery Irons has a dislike for guns. Additionally, in the Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance versions of the game, Vallery Irons is equipped with a handgun, although the game box covers for those versions have her without one.
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Saints Row 2
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The PlayStation 3 Greatest Hits version of the game's box cover suggests that trophies can be obtained in-game. However, the game did not have any trophy system implemented due to the game being ported to the PlayStation 3 a year before Sony adopted the console's trophy system.
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Skullgirls
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Parasoul's original wakeup animation (featured in the original 2012 XBox Live Arcade/PlayStation Network release) showed the character's buttocks and underwear as she stood up from the ground. This was changed in the 2013 PC release, with her dress being longer and thus removing the partial nudity.

According to former lead design director Mike Zaimont, "Her skirt was actually the wrong length in the original version, it was fixed because it was off-model."
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Despite being developed by different studios, in all versions but the Game Boy Color version, during the final battle with Voldemort Spoiler:/Professor Quirrell, the player must use the Mirror of Erised in the middle of the room in order to strike and defeat him. This does not happen in either the book or movie version of the story. Spoiler:In those stories, Harry involuntarily "defeats" Lord Voldemort when the villain tries to touch him only for Lily Potter's protection spell that she put on Harry to disintegrate Quirrell and in turn Voldemort's physical vessel.
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Due to a loop hole with the Tolkien estate, Vivendi Games was able to make the game independently from Peter Jackson's film adaptations and have it more based on the book. However, despite this, the game's console and PC versions still open with a narration by Lothlorien Elf Galadriel where she describes the history, lore, and creation of The One Ring, which is something that happens in the very beginning of Jackson's Fellowship of the Ring film and not the original novel.
Contributed by PirateGoofy
Mega Man X6
Boss levels in Mega Man X6 are tied to the number of Nightmare Souls the player has obtained, up to a max of Level 4 at 5,000 Nightmare Souls. If Nightmare Zero is beaten at Level 4, Zero's black armor from previous games is unlocked. This armor is only normally unlockable with a cheat code entered at the title screen (L/L/L/ZR). Due to an oversight, the final stage unlocks automatically when the player obtains only 3,000 Nightmare Souls, meaning that Nightmare Zero is impossible to fight at Level 4 without a GameShark code (300CCF5F 0003 for the US version of the game) since he becomes unavailable when the final stage is unlocked.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
Pac-Man
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In the original arcade build of Pac-Man, there is a specific area on the board that can be used as a hiding spot where the ghosts cannot see you. To access it, enter the upward tunnel, located just to the right of where Pac-Man spawns in on the board, from the right underneath, and keep Pac-Man facing up (do not do this as your first move when the level immediately starts, move slightly before trying this, for instance looping around the small left pathway from where Pac-Man starts and then going to the hiding place). This exploit can be used the same way on every level in the game except for the Strawberry level (the second level of the game). The Strawberry level has a slightly different way of pulling it off that can only be done there, requiring you to enter the same tunnel, but entering it while traveling left towards Pac-Man's spawn spot instead of entering by going to the right.

The A.I. for the ghosts works in two different modes, Chase and Scatter. The ghosts start in Scatter and aim for their own corners of the board while ignoring Pac-Man. In Chase mode, they can see and will actively chase Pac-Man. The ghosts will alternate between scattering and chasing Pac-Man in set intervals, and after the fourth Scatter, they will chase Pac-Man until you die or win the level. Due to a programming oversight, the ghosts cannot travel up in the "T"'s above and below the ghost spawning area, forcing them to move right past you. The ghosts also have unique methods of targeting Pac-Man, and all of this info put together allows the hiding spot to be possible. However, there is one exception to this trick. When Blinky switches from the fourth Scatter back to Chase for the rest of the level, he will come down from the top-right corner of the screen, and it is possible for him to enter the tunnel from the right entrance and kill Pac-Man, making it crucial not to perform this trick right before the fourth Scatter switches back to Chase to avoid the risk of death.

This exploit was patched out of future ports of Pac-Man, although ports containing the original arcade build will still retain it.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
Watch Dogs
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At the Farris Halstead Library's L-Train station in the Loop (note that this station is not actually at the library in question), if you follow the tracks north to the curved intersection, you will discover that the straight tracks continue beyond the curves and intersect with the perpendicular horizontal track, although no trains will actually go down the straight tracks all the way due to the curved tracks guiding them away.

The day before Watch Dogs' release in May of 2014, an anonymous 4chan user claiming to have worked on the game posted insight on its development and their experience working with Ubisoft Montreal, adding:

"Earlier when we were just working on world buildings etc, Montreal said we need to create a path for the L-train so that's what they did, but they put fucking 90 degree turns on the tracks! So I asked them for time/resources to fix this, they respond "we don't see your issue."

So I went ahead and sent them a video of this, showing how retarded a train running at 80mp/h looks when turning 90 degrees, they tell me "We see your issue but it's too late, maybe we'll patch this later." This was back in October [2013], before the delay announcement etc although you can probably still see in the game tracks marks left of that, which we missed cleaning up. In the October demo that was shown with the train if it went any further you'd see the 90 degree turns."

In 2020, an early build of the game dated to September 21st, 2013 was dumped online by YouTuber JustAnyone, but it's currently unknown if this mistake existed in this build.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
Punch-Out!! (2009)
If Little Mac is KO’d by a practice fighter, the game will softlock.
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Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade
If Lynn gets defeated during the tutorial fight, her victory cutscene will play despite her defeat. The “Enemy Phase” sign will then play on loop, essentially soft locking the game.
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Mario Kart 64
Due to the complex maze-like structure of Yoshi Valley, the HUD’s mugshot are reduced to question marks, and the player’s position in the race doesn’t appear at all.

This error would be eventually mostly fixed in Mario Kart 8, nearly 20 years after its debut. Some items like the Red and Blue Shells, occasionally, may miss the character in front of the player.
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Tornado Outbreak
Enabling free cam will reveal that a duplicate model of Zephyr is placed in the level's default position, which varies depending on the level.
Contributed by Larrye
Superman 64
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Due to the game being made in France, several French words were left as part of the game.

One of the power-ups Superman uses is called "Reprogrammation", which is French for "Reprogramming".

Another example can be found on the back of the game’s box. The developers used the word "Aventures", the French word for "Adventures", in the game's subtitle "The New Superman Aventures".
Contributed by GamerBen144
Wario and Waluigi play the wrong sound clips when selected in the character roster. When selected, Wario will play Waluigi’s voice clip and vice versa.
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The Binding of Isaac
As recently as the game's third update, the passive item "Money=Power" contained a typo that made it appear as "Monkey=Power". This would be patched out in a future update.
Contributed by MehDeletingLater
The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall
There is a questline that was accidentally left out of the final game due to a misnamed file. "A Test of Determination" is a questline for the Vampire Clan where the given objective is to confront a Daedra in the local dungeon where it lives over the control the player's bloodline has in a given region. The binary file is named P0B1XL08.QBN and the text-file is named P0B10L08.QRC. As a result of this oversight, the player can never get this quest unless you change the name of one file so that it matches the name of the other.
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Super Mario 64
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The game's smoke texture, labelled "gas_b5" in the source code, was intended to be much more detailed in appearance, but ended up corrupted in the final game due to being encoded in the RGBA16 format rather than the intended IA16. While the glitched texture would theoretically look like a swarm of multicolored pixels as a result of this error, it instead appears as a clump of black pixels due to the game displaying it without any colors, resulting in it not looking out of place. Modifying the game's code to convert the texture to the IA16 format results in it properly displaying.
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Series: Mario
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On April 22, 2015, Nintendo of America uploaded a tweet with an image of a Waluigi plush doll riding a Wiggler plush doll, with the caption:

"Reply "WAAAA" for #WaluigiWednesday. Reply "🌼" for #WiggerWednesday."

Someone at Nintendo of America forgot to spell-check Wiggler's name, because the term "wigger" describes a white person who emulates the behaviors of African-Americans.

Shortly after finding the mistake, Nintendo of America took it down and apologized for the error.
Contributed by GamerBen144
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
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In the Shivering Isles DLC, trying to speak to one of the Apostles in The Howling Halls will display "I HAVE NO GREETING".
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Despite the game portraying heavy usage of violence, blood, and sexual content, the game is still considered to be family-friendly based on the Commodore CDTV version's box cover.
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