It’s proper there within the Bible—ask, and will probably be given to you. It’s additionally proper there on gaming Twitter, the place the small gaming podcast Tremendous Pod Saga posed an harmless query on January 15 and folks confirmed as much as reply in droves: “What’s the most ineffective piece of online game data you understand?”
Apparently, there are lots of people that assume a whole lot of ineffective ideas about video video games. Who knew? Within the week and a half since posting, Tremendous Pod Saga acquired over ten thousand responses to their tweet. However a whole lot of it, I’d say, isn’t essentially ineffective, however important.
Take this response about action-adventure sequence Satan Could Cry, for instance: “Dante and Vergil have an insane therapeutic issue that primarily heals because the harm is being accomplished, so no wounds or scars. As a result of this, they’re possible uncircumcised.”
Inform me truthfully. What was I speculated to do if I had by no means learn that? By no means know whether or not or not Dante and Vergil are circumcised? Be compelled to wander the Earth, alone eternally in my confusion? Are you able to even think about that?
Or what about this: “In Xenoblade 3, all characters within the sport’s information are listed with a quantity for gender. Zero is male, One is feminine; nevertheless, the character Juniper is listed as two. Moreover, in Xenoblade 2, the character Roc’s gender is listed as 4. Thus, there are at the very least 5 genders in Xenoblade.” I imply, that’s simply inspirational.
Ah, the breeze of womanhood! Dinosaurs!
Kotaku staffers have been holding onto their very own area of interest online game data, too. I do know this, as a result of I begged them to inform me in pursuit of self-actualization.
“The li’l hearth respiration dinosaur from Tremendous Mario World is known as after the singer in 9 Inch Nails,” social media editor Jeb Biggart instructed me. “That feels fairly ineffective.”
Sure, nice stuff. Extra, give me extra.
“Within the Halo 2 stage Quarantine, Flood [parasitic creatures] may be seen driving round in Warthogs/tanks/and many others. That is the one time within the sequence the place they do that, and it’s actually bizarre,” workers author Zack Zwiezen mentioned.
“The music in NES Again to the Future, a really obnoxious, grating repetitive theme that bears no instantly obvious resemblance to something is definitely a wildly sped up model of the hit tune from the film, ‘The Energy of Love’ by Huey Lewis and the Information,” mentioned managing editor Carolyn Petit. “Maybe as a result of they programmed the music, however then came upon they didn’t have the rights to the tune, so they only sped it means up. I have no idea the rationale for this.”
Thanks all. My energy grows. My thoughts expands. My trivia senses are tingling.
Now, what’s your favourite little bit of random online game data? Let it out, it’s for my well being.