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The 15 Games Facts You Didn't Know

 

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1# Mr. Video Game was the name proposed for famous video game character “Mario”, before Nintendo owner decided to name the character after the landlord of his warehouse, Mr. Mario Seagale.

Mr. Video Game was the name proposed for famous video game character "Mario", before Nintendo owner decided to name the character after the landlord of his warehouse, Mr. Mario Seagale.

2# Popular game Pac-Man was invented by designer Toru Iwatani when he was eating a Pizza. All gamers know, Pizza and game share inseparable bond.

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3# Originally, PlayStation was designed to work as a Nintendo console by Sony, but when Nintendo change its mind and decided to design its own console, Sony made the decision to create PlayStation.

PlayStation

4# The estimated worth of the gaming industry is $70 billion.

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5# Around two third of US household play video games.

6# Of the two third US population who play video games, around 60% are male and 40% are female

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7# Death row prisoners in 1990 voiced for Golden Axe game by Sega.

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8# The Nintendo game Mario brothers became so popular that a lot of children were named Mario in 1983.

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9# The players cannot hold more than 255 rupees (gold coins) in original Legend of Zelda game because of the limited memory.

Legend of Zelda

10# The most popular gamers code was up up down down left right left right B A. This code became popular because of Contragamers code

11# SEGA Saturn was the first gaming console to be shipped with an internal memory (around 1MB)

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12# Mario was called a jump man and was a carpenter in the original arcade version of Donkey Kong

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13# In Japan the MegaMan was known as RockMan, and the name was changed when he came to US. MegaMan

14# PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS tied by selling 155 million units, and both are recognized as best selling consoles of all times.

Nintendo DS

15# Atari means success, and it is derived from Japanese language.  

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