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  • 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
  • Blog Post: Learn How Pokémon Has Been Banned, Unbanned, And Inspired By An Assortment Of Religions

    Pokémon may be a franchise geared towards children, but that doesn't mean it hasn't encountered its fair share of controversy. In the latest video from Did You Know Gaming below, you will learn how Pokémon has been equated to demon collecting, received the backing and support of... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About The Canceled Super Mario Spikers And CD-i Title, Mario Takes America

    The latest Did You Know Gaming video looks at what could have been, what almost was, and why it is the way it is in the Mario universe. The video looks at the doomed from the beginning CD-i games starring Mario, as well as a Mario Volleyball title from the makers of Super Mario Strikers that was deemed... More
  • Blog Post: The PS2 Was Capable Of Streaming Movies Online, But Only In Brazil

    Did You Know Gaming turns its gaze towards the PlayStation 2 to showcase lost and underused features and the involvement of director David Lynch. In the video below you will see how the PlayStation 2 was designed with the Earth floating in space in mind, and how Netflix was able to achieve movie streaming... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About The First Mega Man's Lost Robot Master, Bond Man

    The latest video from Did You Know Gaming looks at Mega Man's history focusing on on the original NES series as well as Battle Network. In the video you will learn about the assorted bosses that were designed by fans and how the Battle Network series was originally pitched. You will also, sadly,... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Manually Updated 17,000 Killer Instinct Arcade Cabinets To Combat Exploits In 1994

    Did You Know Gaming's latest episode takes a look at Rare's Killer Instinct. You will learn about how the game was nearly called Brute Force, how Orchid almost wore a red outfit and was almost called Roxy Rave or Wanda, and how the game brought in nearly $1,000 a week for some arcades. You will... More
  • Blog Post: Motion Controls Were Nearly An Integral Part Of The GameCube

    In the latest episode of Did You Know Gaming , the series looks at the GameCube and its near-integration of motion controls. In the video, you will find out about the use of the dolphin code name, the frequent appearances of dolphins in GameCube games, and how Factor 5, the studio behind Rogue Squadron... More
  • Blog Post: DS Prototypes That Couldn't Survive Multiple 5 Ft. Drops Were Unacceptable

    In the latest episode of Did You Know Gaming , the series looks at the history of the Nintendo DS. In the video, you will find out about Nintendo's insistence on creating a durable system, why it didn't receive the Game Boy branding. You can check out other videos from the Did You Know Gaming... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Why Rayman Is Limbless In Informational Video

    The latest episode of the Did You Know Gaming video series looks at Rayman, why he has no limbs, and how co-op was supposed to part of the series long before Origins. You can check out the video below that explains how Rayman did have limbs at one time, but technical issues prevented the creators from... More
  • Blog Post: Get A History Lesson From This Informational Castlevania Video

    The latest video from the Did You Know Gaming YouTube channel breaks down the Castlevania series and its historical roots. You will learn about where its many monsters originate, Alucard's true name, what castles were referenced to create Dracula's assorted castles, and how film maker Hayao Miyazaki... More
  • Blog Post: Learn All About About The Development Of Doom

    A new video from Did You Know Gaming looks at the Doom franchise, how Bill Gates considered buying its developer, and some of the games' hidden secrets. You can watch the video below, which showcases a promotional clip with Bill Gates super-imposed into a Doom screenshot wearing a trench coat and... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About Dragon Ball Z's Most Obscure Video Game Releases

    The latest entry in the Did You Know Gaming video series looks at Dragon Ball Z and its video game adaptations. You will learn about some of the small changes and hidden elements that didn't make into the final cuts of some releases in the series, but most interesting (to me at least) are the details... More
  • Blog Post: Learn The Secrets From The Soundtrack Of Super Smash Bros.

    The Did You Know Gaming YouTube channel has released a number of videos covering Super Smash Bros., and the latest focuses on the game's soundtrack. You will learn where some of the game's assorted themes appear in other games, as well as some of the very obscure secrets hidden in the game's... More
  • Blog Post: Informational Video Details The History Of The Game Boy Color And Advance

    The Did You Know Gaming YouTube channel looks deeper into the legacy of the Game Boy line of handhelds. Last week the channel looked at the original Game Boy , and this week it is looking at the Game Boy Color and the Game Boy Advance. You'll learn surprising details like before the announcement... More
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