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  • Blog Post: Did You Know Gaming Tackles Metal Gear Solid's History

    Did You Know Gaming is an informative video series on Youtube that digs up history and trivia about certain games. In the past they've covered the likes of The Simpsons: Hit and Run as well as Star Wars games that were cancelled for various reasons. The latest video infiltrates the lesser-known bits... More
  • Blog Post: Did You Know Gaming Takes A Look In The Rear-view Mirror At The Simpsons Hit And Run

    Do you remember The Simpsons Hit & Run? I sure do. I commonly refer to it as "The Grand Theft Auto My Parents Would Let Me Play." Well, Did You Know Gaming took a drive down memory lane and brought back a video with some facts about one of the better games made out from The Simpsons. Per... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Bros. 3 And Zelda Themes Are Hidden In The Wii U's Menu Music

    The latest from Did You Know Gaming looks at the development of the Wii U. Some interesting details include Nintendo's reticence to acknowledge the online competition of Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, and how the 3DS ended up running with its motion-tracking technology first, despite having been... More
  • Blog Post: The Name Boogie-Woogie Innocence Was Considered Before Landing On Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    The Phoenix Wright series has a pretty straight-forward name, but Capcom tried other names like Boogie-Woogie Innocence and Let's Raise Hamsters before landing on Ace Attorney. These and other details are part of the latest from Did You Know Gaming, which looks at the Ace Attorney series. It explains... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About Some Of South Park: The Stick Of Truth's Cut Content

    South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone had big many big ideas for The Stick of Truth that didn't make the cut. The latest from Did You Know Gaming looks at some of that content. Cut content includes areas of exploration, characters classes, stealth elements, and much more in the video below... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Toyed With Bunny Protagonists For Splatoon

    A new episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at the development history of Splatoon, showcasing some design directions Nintendo ultimately decided not to follow. Alongside the idea of making Mario the star of the game, or plain old squids without transformation abilities, bunny characters were also briefly... More
  • Blog Post: See What Costumes Didn't Make The Super Mario Maker Cut

    Data, which has since been patched out of Super Mario Make, showed a list of possible costumes that didn't make it in the final game. The list includes characters like a Nintendog, Mary O. (who features prominently in the game's digital instruction booklet), Balloon Fighter, and Professor E.... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic Adventure 2 Almost Had A Branching Narrative

    A new episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at Sonic Adventure 2 and explains the game's poor audio and Shadow's back-story. Other interesting tidbits includes the development teams issue with parking tickets, and the game's apparent inspiration from a Japan-only game starring an anthropomorphic... More
  • Blog Post: Sheik Almost Appeared In Zelda: Twilight Princess And Link Almost Didn't Cut Grass

    A recent Did You Know Gaming takes a look at The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess – a game Shigeru Miyamoto apparently feels was missing something implacable. The video looks at the game's development and some of the direction it almost took, like first-person combat, the appearance of Ocarina... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How Chinese Opera Helped Inspire Majora's Mask And Other Zelda Soundtrack Facts

    The latest from the Did You Know Gaming YouTube channel looks (or rather, listens) at the music of the Zelda series. In the video you will learn about Nintendo composer Koji Kondo's assorted inspirations for Zelda's music, as well as the surprisingly tight timeframe that was forced on him during... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How Hitler's Cameo In Persona 2: Innocent Sin Complicated Localization For North America

    The true second Persona game, Innocent Sin, took 12 years to make it to North America and it was partially due to the inclusion of Hitler and other real-world references. There are two Persona 2 games: Innocent Sin and Eternal Punishment released in 1999 and 2000 respectively. Eternal Punishment was... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About The Subtle Overlap Of Dragon Age And Mass Effect's Universes

    According to the latest video from Did You Know Gaming, there is some compelling evidence that Dragon Age and Mass Effect may share a universe. Or it could just be fun Easter eggs. You can check out the video below which examines the development of the Dragon Age series, its George R.R. Martin influences... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About Guitar Hero III's Unused Apocalypse Narrative

    Guitar Hero is positioning itself for a resurrection later this year, making it a good time to look back on the series. The latest video from Did You Know Gaming examines Guitar Hero's history, the way it changed hands, and what Harmonix would have done with Guitar Hero III if it was still working... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Why The PlayStation 3 Was Marketed With A Crying Baby Doll In A White Room

    The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at the history and bizarre marketing of the PlayStation 3. The PlayStation 4 is highly successful, but during the previous generation of consoles, the PlayStation 3 struggled for some time. It was expensive, its marketing made no sense, and the PlayStation... More
  • Blog Post: The History of Punch-Out Revealed By Did You Know Gaming

    A new video from Did You Know Gaming aims to offer an educational look back on the development and release of the Punch-Out series over its many years of existence. We learn about the history of the early arcade cabinet and its unusual screen structure, details about the crazy intergalactic sequel, and... More
  • Blog Post: Learn All About The Completed, But Never Released Star Fox 2 For Super Nintendo

    Ahead of what will likely be a focus of Nintendo's E3 presence , Did You Know Gaming tackles Star Fox this week tracking its history, and its unreleased entry. You can check out the video below, which showcases lots of Star Fox 2 footage, including some land-based vehicles and impressive (for the... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How The Mega Modem Gave Sega Genesis Downloadable Games In 1990

    The Sega Genesis was ahead of its time in many ways, including online connectivity. The Mega Modem in Japan and Sega Channel in the United States gave Genesis players the ability to buy and download games well before the Internet was commonplace in everyone's home. The latest video from Did You Know... More
  • Blog Post: Jackie Chan Once Endorsed An Unofficial NES Console Clone In China

    The latest Did You Know Gaming video covers the Nintendo's first home console, the NES. In the video you will learn all about the console and its upbringing, and how Jackie Chan was able to help sneak the console into China after recreational video games were banned. The system was sold as an educational... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Wanted The Xbox To Play Dreamcast Games And Other Dreamcast Facts

    The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at Sega's final consoles, the Dreamcast. In the video you will learn about the console's many professional partners leading up to its release (including a long-term relationship with Microsoft), the potato "chip" hardware contained inside... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin Turkeys And A Princely Heritage Sneak Into Did You Know Gaming?

    Did You Know Gaming? has entered the Animus in its latest episode. Narrated by Vsauce3’s Jake, the latest episode of the informative YouTube show explores the history and quirks of Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series. In the video below, you’ll see early footage from before Assassin’s... More
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