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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai
In the European release, many of the cutscenes which contained blood were either blacked out or made to look like the wound was dirty instead of bloody. However, the scene of Captain Ginyu pushing his hand into his chest was not censored, most likely due to his blood being purple.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Wario Ware: Touched!
If you play the game with a copy of WarioWare: Twisted! in the DS's Game Boy Advance slot, you will unlock a music video of Mona's theme song, "Mona Pizza".

However, this feature is unavailable in PAL regions as WarioWare: Twisted! was never released in Europe.
Contributed by MightyKombat
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers
In the Playstation and Saturn version of the game, the protagonist is not depicted in game. However, in the 3DS remake, his face is shown in the battle menu and on the cover.
Contributed by Outofmind23
Mother/Earthbound: Beginnings
The US prototype of Mother has some enemies that are edited to remove knives, blood, smoking, and shiny breasts for censorship reasons.
Contributed by Antwan
Ice Climber
In the Japanese version, one of the enemies you can hit is a seal. This enemy was change into the yeti-like Topis in the international releases to remove any reference to the act of Seal Clubbing.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Super Mario Kart
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In the Japanese version, both Peach and Bowser's victory screen show them drinking the victory champagne, with Peach even having a red face, showing that she is drunk. This was changed to have Bowser just holding the bottle and Peach throwing it up in the air.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
In some early versions of the game red blood can be seen throughout. The color was changed to green in later versions.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
City Connection
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In the Japanese version, the character portrayed during intermissions is a woman, whereas in the international release, they are portrayed as a man.
Contributed by Dazz
Shadow Hearts: Covenant
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After the game was originally released, a director's cut was released in Japan. This version included optional dungeons, Veronica Vera and Lenny Curtis as playable characters, extra scenes, and new items. It also had a slightly bigger Judgment Ring, and supported the PlayStation 2 Hard Drive attachment.
Contributed by Outofmind23
Soul Blade
In the Japanese version of the intro, Sophitia is seen bathing naked in the water. This was changed in the international release to have her wearing a swimsuit.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
The Joker's first Fatality shows him shoot a fake gun at his opponent, followed up by shooting them in the head with a real gun. The US version was censored by focusing the camera away from the opponent as they were shot. The UK version shows the full uncut version of the Fatality.
Contributed by Pogue-Mahone
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
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In the Japanese version of the game, Peeka wears bunny ears. This was changed to cat ears in the international release, likely to reduce any references to the Playboy bunny.
Soul Blade
The game was originally called Soul Edge. When the game was ported to the PlayStation and brought over to Europe, America, and Australia, the name was changed to avoid copyright complications from Edge Games.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Left 4 Dead 2
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Several different versions of the box art for the game were made for different regions. The hand was flipped in the UK, as showing your 2 fingers in the manner shown on the US box art is considered an insult. For the Japanese and German versions, the hand is made to look like the thumb is tucked behind the hand instead of missing.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Left 4 Dead
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The game's cover was changed for the German and Japanese releases. The hand was changed to include the missing thumb and was made to look like it is tucked behind the hand.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Final Fantasy IV
In the final battle against Zeromus, Edge can steal an item known as Dark Matter in the Japanese version of Final Fantasy 4. This item, long thought to reduce the damage of Zeromus's Big Bang attack, is actually a joke item. In the DS version, a superboss named Proto-Babil appears if you use this item on the face of the Moon.
Contributed by Cavery210
Series: Dragon Quest
The name 'Dragon Quest' was trademarked by Simulations Publications, who used the name for their Pen and Paper RPG. Because of this, the name of the series was changed to 'Dragon Warrior' in North America until the release of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Metal Gear
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The North American and Japanese versions of the game have a password which takes the player to the final boss fight unarmed. It reads 'FUCKM E1111 11111 11111'

The European version of the game had it's character grid modified to prevent vulgar passwords being entered.
Contributed by IkiFoo
UmJammer Lammy
There are two versions of the 6th stage. In the Japanese and PAL versions of the game, the stage takes place in hell. In the American version, the stage instead takes place on a volcanic island. Both stages have different graphics for Lammy, a different intro cutscene, and a slight change in lyrics in the first stage to remove any references to hell or the devil.
Contributed by gamemaster1991
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
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According to Jason Rubin, in the Japanese version of the game, a death animation of Crash being crushed and left with his head and feet was replaced. This was because the animation reminded Sony Japans of a serial killer on the loose in Japan who decapitated the victims and left their head with their shoes.

...we would always release a Japanese specific build. Whether it was giving Aku Aku pop up text instructions, or replace a Crash smashing "death" that reminded them of the severed head and shoes left by a serial killer that was loose in Japan during Crash 2's release, we focused on Japan and fought hard for acceptance and success.
Contributed by HolySka1991
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