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Skullgirls
During the 2013 Skullgirls Evo Breast Cancer Donation Drive, anybody who donated $50 USD could request a personal voice message from the voice actors of the game. One of the requests was for Peacock's voice actress, Sarah Anne Williams, to sing the song "Yakko's World" from the popular 90's cartoon Animaniacs.
Contributed by KidDivinegon
Street Fighter EX
The cycloid were created with the intention to give a "strange vibe" to the players. Cycloid – β, in particular, was designed in order to see if the development team could introduce elements such as mirror surface processing, refraction of light through transparent objects, and representation of flames, all of which were very popular elements in programming around the time of the game's release.
Contributed by ZpaceJ0ck0
Series: Dragon Quest
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In 2017, in celebration of Dragon Quest's 30th anniversary, a statue was erected in Sumoto on Awaji Island in Japan. Awaji Island is the birthplace of the series creator, Yuji Horii. According to Horii, each part of the statue is meant to represent something: the Slime for luck, the shield for protection from calamity, and the sword for to cut down evil fate.
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The first batch of Nintendo Switch consoles suffered an issue where the left Joy-Con would frequently desync as the result of a manufacturing error. This could be remedied by placing a small square of conductive foam atop the Joy-Con's antenna traces, which would significantly reduce interference. Nintendo themselves would amend the desyncing issue in later batches of the Switch.
Contributed by game4brains
Freedom Planet
The Ninja Hurk poster in Lilac's Treehouse was put in as nod to the Marvel character The Incredible Hulk, who Lilac's voice actress Dawn M. Bennet is a huge fan of.
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Freedom Planet
During auditions for the game, Lilac’s eventual voice actress Dawn M. Bennet auditioned for her unaware of the fact that the games’ creator Stephen DiDuro planned on looking for actresses to play Lilac himself.
But Stephen was so impressed by Dawn’s audition that he decided to cast her for the part.
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To avoid anyone from possibly swallowing Nintendo Switch game cartridges, Nintendo had them laced with Denatonium Benzoate, a non-toxic bittering agent, so they would taste horrible. The agent is also known to be used in animal repellent, nail-biting prevention, shampoos and soaps.
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As a tribute to the game's community member Iniquity and his dog, Onyx, who had passed away on June 25th, 2017, Respawn Entertainment included in an update a callsign banner featuring Onyx.
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A specific tree found at the landing zone area of the map An Lao Valley was removed at the request of a user 'SprayAndPlay' because it caused issues when playing. The tree caused the player problems when landing and trying to escape, and because it was too thin it couldn't serve as any sort of cover. The developer's agreed with the user and removed it in a patch on June 20th, 2017.
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Final Fantasy VIII
According to former Square localizer Alexander O. Smith, the US localization team had to use a GameShark cheat device to view the game's text for easier translation. This was because Square's Japan headquarters didn't think to send them a copy of the game's text files.
Contributed by DidYouKnowGaming
Metroid
There is room inside of the game's cartridge for a battery, meaning the game would have been capable of saving games instead of using a password to resume. It is unknown why this was never implemented.
Contributed by KidDivinegon
The King of Fighters XIV
The development team only had a total of 3-4 designers. Despite this, Oda decided to have 50 characters in the game. To save production time and budget, he allowed for three characters to obscure their faces so they would not require facial animations.
Contributed by ZpaceJ0ck0
Pokemon Go
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On May 11th 2017, Russian courts convicted vlogger Ruslan Sokolovsky, 22, of insulting religious believers and inciting hatred after he was arrested in August 2016 for playing Pokémon GO in a church. In 2016, police detained Sokolovsky for uploading a video of himself playing the game in the Church of All Saints, Yekaterinburg.
Contributed by UzumakiPavel
Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire
Kiri, the girl in Sootopolis City who gives the player two berries each day, was named after director Junichi Masuda's daughter. Kiri was born in September 2002, just two months before the Japanese release of Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire.
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Developer: Sukeban Games
The studio is named after the Japanese word 'スケ番', which means “delinquent girl” or “delinquent boss girl”. The developers have said that they feel "connected to its rebellious nature".
Contributed by ZpaceJ0ck0
Street Fighter: The Movie (Arcade)
Gregg Rainwater (T. Hawk's actor in the film) was scheduled to be digitized, but for unknown reasons he never showed up to the arranged session.
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Street Fighter: The Movie (Arcade)
Emma Kearney digitized Cammy at first, because the crew members were afraid that they couldn't get Kylie Minogue due to her tight schedule. Eventually, Kylie's schedule freed up and Kearney's footage remained unused.
Contributed by ZpaceJ0ck0
Street Fighter: The Movie (Arcade)
Guile was portrayed by both Jean-Claude Van Damme and stuntman Mark Stefanich. The reason for this was that Van Damme was only available for four hours, so Stefanich was used to finish the session.
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In a interview with Niche Gamer, the development team said that the game’s premise of being able to “meet the common people going through the pains of a cyberpunk dystopia” was inspired by one of the sequences in Ghost in the Shell, the bar scene in Blade Runner, and the decayed state of Venezuela (the country in which they are based) at the time. They also confirmed that the visual design was inspired by anime such as Bubblegum Crisis.
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In the German releases of the franchise the word "Rupee" is translated to "Rubin", the German word for Ruby, which the Rupee's name is based on.
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