In Japan, 1986 was a momentous year for role-playing games.
Sometimes it’s censorship. Sometimes it’s unfortunate implications. And sometimes it’s straight-up unexplainable. But whatever the justification may be, games get renamed all the time when they’re released across different regions.
You don't have to look very far to find naked breasts in video games. Uncensored dicks, on the other hand? Those are rarer.
In the early 1990s, Sega had a 6% market share in the US whilst Nintendo had 94% – but by the middle of the decade, the Mega Drive had become one of gaming’s great success stories, with 65% market share. How did it happen?
You’d be amazed how many different ways the classic movie series has been turned into a game - shooters, platformers, beat-em-ups, management sims and more. The only absolute: most of them were rubbish.
In December of 1999, at the tender age of eleven, I received Donkey Kong 64. It was a birthday gift from my parents and even came with a shiny yellow controller, though sadly not the limited edition banana one. Regardless, I popped it in my N64 (after inserting the expansion pack, of course) and snapped the power…
With help from a growing posse on 4chan, Pastebin user Data_Baser is attempting to compile a list of every video game ever released. Not just console games or PC games, but every mobile and browser-based game as well. The current count? 43,806.