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ARMS
Although they remain uncredited, Bandai Namco Contributed to ARMS' Development.

"For Nintendo Switch game 'ARMS', released in July 16, 2017, we produced approximately half of visual assets for stages, fighters and arms."
-Products Page, Bandai Namco Website
Contributed by PirateGoofy
Kingdom Hearts III
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On the game's box-art, the clock on the tower to the left of the characters actually has thirteen roman numerals instead of twelve, and they are out of order. In addition to that, the two hands on the clock are pointing to 13 and the 7, representing the 7 lights and 13 darknesses that play a major role in this game's story. The clock tower itself bears a striking resemblance to the NTT Docomo building in Shinjuku, Japan.
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Streets of Rage 2
Ayano Koshiro stated that she and her team love reading various of "Weekly Shounen Champion" manga, mainly "Baki" and "Apocalypse Zero" manga series. They were a big influence to the game and there were lots of mangas referenced in the game.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
Super Metroid
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According to a Game Shokunin Vol. 1 interview, with game's enemy programmer Yasuhiko Fujii, before the boss fight against Draygon, the player will encounter a group of Evir enemies that do a little “dance”. Their movements actually spell out the words “Keiko Love” in English. This idea came from a girlfriend he dated, name Keiko. Fuiji was busy with work, and couldn't make time for Keiko, so when everyone in the office was asleep at night, he snuck this Easter egg into the game. There were never little Evir dance written in the game's planning documents, so he remembered his heart racing fast as he coded it. However, the team's staff had no knowledge about it and never discovered Yasuhiko's code in the game.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
Rick Hunter, who played the Postal Dude in the previous two Postal games, dropped out from voicing him in the third installment. This was due to personal reasons at the time as Hunter was going through a "major" break-up with a girl. Despite the developers hoping to have him back, they cast Corey Cruise, who had provided voice work for other Postal content and was also good friends with Hunter.
Contributed by KnowledgeBase
Bad Ass Babes
In 2020, the game was removed from the digital distribution service Steam due to featuring "photos or videos of human actors." with a public notice stating that it was removed by the publisher which was untrue. Despite Valve allowing adult video games onto the service as of June of 2018, this apparently doesn't mean the inclusion of actual footage of real-actors in adult-oriented titles, though no mention of this is stated anywhere in the Steamworks Documentation.
Contributed by KnowledgeBase
The soundtrack became the first in video gaming history to become certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), selling over 1,300,000 copies worldwide.
Contributed by GamerBen144
In order to decide who would become the members of the '97 Special Team, three polls were conducted by the video game journals Famitsu, Gamest, and Neo Geo Freak, in which readers voted who was the Fatal Fury characters they wanted to see in the team.
• Neo Geo Freak's winner was Billy Kane
• Famitsu's winner was Ryuji Yamazaki
• Gamest's winner was Blue Mary, barely beating Duck King via a few mere votes.
Contributed by DrakeVagabond
Series: Blinx
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The game's director, Naoto Ohshima, had initially designed the character of Blinx to have purple fur, later being changed to orange for unknown reasons.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
It took the team 22 months to develop the game, with 6 months of that time spent just in pre-production.
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Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
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The zombies that appear in the towns during night were originally going to be 'Chinese Jiangshi' that could hop, due to their popularity at the time. The hopping move was removed after complaints that the enemies were too strong.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
A spinning EASN logo appeared in early builds of the game, though this was changed to a single spinning EA Sports logo instead. This was because of a lawsuit between ESPN and EA, whose fictional EASN branding sounded similar to ESPN.
Contributed by GamerBen144
According to former game's illustrator Tom duBois in 'My Life in Gaming', he was fined $15,000 by 'Sports Illustrated' for using their photo and position of Wayne Gretzky & Billy Smith from 1983 as a reference for the game's front cover without their consent. The charges were later dropped to $10,000.
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GoldenEye 007
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Censored Gaming asked 'Martin Molls', the game's director, why the 'Hunting Knife' was removed from the Japanese localisation. He stated that it was related to the 'Kobe Child Murders', an incident in Japan, involving child murder and knives.

This change is believed to have affected Rare's later game 'Perfect Dark' for the same reason.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
Snake's Revenge
According to former game's illustrator Tom duBois in 'My Life in Gaming', the appearance of 'Jennifer (Operation 747)' on the game's front cover was based on his wife 'Victoria duBois'.
Contributed by ProtoSnake
Brock Lesnar from WWE and UFC appears in the game as a playable character. This marks the first time a real-life person from a different sport appears in the series game.
Contributed by GamerBen144
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Despite the game's ending revealing Jack the Ripper's true identity to be Spoiler:Jacob Levy, in reality there was no proof that he actually was. Whilst Spoiler:Levy definitely was a suspect in the real-life investigation, in actuality Jack the Ripper's true identity still remains unsolved to this date.
Contributed by KnowledgeBase
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Despite the game's cover artwork depicting Sherlock Holmes wearing his signature deerstalker cap and tweed Inverness cape, throughout the game he's actually never shown wearing it. In fact, when Holmes asks Watson to retrieve the cap for use in solving a puzzle, he describes it as "the one I never wear but everyone seems to think I wear day and night."

In the original Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes is never explicitly described in text as ever wearing a deerstalker. The first time Holmes had ever been depicted wearing one was in the illustrations for the short The Boscombe Valley Mystery drawn by Sidney Paget and published in The Strand Magazine in 1891, though written by Doyle.
Contributed by KnowledgeBase
SEGA partnered with Chiquita to promote the game by featuring it on banana stickers. There was also a sweepstakes in which the grand prize was a 50" Flat Screen, a large sofa, four gaming chairs, a copy of the game, a Wii balance board, Wii Fit Plus and various other Wii oriented prizes.
Contributed by GamerBen144
Series: Earthbound
Monolith Soft, known for the Xeno series, had approached Nintendo in 2003 with a pitch for an Earthbound sequel, intended for the GameCube. The game was designed as if were made of arts and crafts, similar to Kirby's Epic Yarn and Yoshi's Woolly World, and was supposed to be set in America during the 80's.

The meeting for this new Earthbound game was arranged by Nintendo's then-CEO Satoru Iwata without Shigesato Itoi (Earthbound's creator) knowing about it. Despite Itoi not knowing about this project, it's unclear what led to the cancellation of the game.
Contributed by GamerBen144
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