Trivia / Easter Eggs

How Much Does Link Weigh?
Posted on July 4th, 2019

Breath of the Wild has a robust physics engine and a whole lot of things are possible. Using a scale puzzle from the Yah Rin Shrine we can see how much link weighs compared to other objects.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Square Enix Intellectual Property in a Super Mario Bros. Games
Posted on May 27th, 2019

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars starred some new characters. Where do they belong?

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Gender Fluidity
Posted on May 26th, 2019

Saints Row 2 offered a bold approach to the gender spectrum unprecedented in the industry for its time (perhaps to this day, as well).

Saints Row 2
The story behind Andrew Ryan
Posted on May 25th, 2019

Andrew Ryan is a notable character in Video gaming, and often a fan favorite. Let's take a look at what inspired his creation.

BioShock
Some people want to be more than just "Bob"
Posted on May 24th, 2019

We all take thousands of hours on customizing characters when we start up a new MMORPG - half of which is spent on finding a unique, appealing name. Not everywhere, do you have to do this.

Guild Wars 2
To My Me Who Art In Heaven
Posted on May 24th, 2019

In The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, you can pray to Gods (Aedra) and Daedric Princes at their respective shrines. However, there is one more type of entity that you can pray to..

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
No Weakness Pokémon
Posted on May 24th, 2019

Each type has its strengths and weaknesses, but not these.

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Airman Will.. Die
Posted on May 23rd, 2019

The infamous boss "Airman" of Mega Man 2 has a huge weakness, that the creators of the song did not know of.

Mega Man 2
Where Have I Heard This Music Before?
Posted on May 22nd, 2019

The Music of The Elder Scrolls Franchise (TES 3: Morrowind, TES 4: Oblivion, TES 5: Skyrim & The Elder Scrolls Online) and the Guild Wars Franchise (Guild Wars & Guild Wars 2) feel remarkably similar.

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Pokémon Grammar
Posted on May 22nd, 2019

"The fisherman had 6 Magikarp"

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Chandler "Benny" Bing
Posted on May 22nd, 2019

The F.R.I.E.N.D.S star Matthew Perry starred a not-so-friendly role in a Fallout game.

Fallout: New Vegas
The "Very Special" Death of the Adoring Fan
Posted on May 22nd, 2019

By Azura, by Azura, by Azura, It's the Grand Champion! I can't believe you.. are going to kill me?

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Take regeneration for granted
Posted on May 22nd, 2019

The protagonist of the Elder Scrolls franchise didn't always have natural regeneration. Back in the day..

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Who came first?
Posted on May 21st, 2019

There are not one, but three "first" Pokémon.

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Quick Attack may be faster in other languages
Posted on May 21st, 2019

Quick Attack, a move that has been with us since Gen I, sounds a lot faster in Asian languages- perhaps a little bit too fast.

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Red and Blue Lapras
Posted on May 21st, 2019

Lapras comes in boy Red and girl Blue!

Pokémon Gold and Silver
TI-84 gaming
Posted on May 21st, 2019

You can emulate certain games on Texas Instrument's graphing calculators.

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Link the Thief
Posted on May 21st, 2019

You can shoplift items from the Town Tool Shop... with a consequence

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
The Clouds and Bushes in Super Mario Bros. are Identical
Posted on May 21st, 2019

Developers were short on space due to the limited nature of the NES cartridges and recycling assets was a great way to save space.

Super Mario Bros.