30 Video Game Factoids That Fit Nicely in Any ‘Tetris’ Scenario

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30 Video Game Factoids That Fit Nicely in Any ‘Tetris’ Scenario

You’re going to think we have a time machine, because we just learned that there was a video game called Spacewar from 1962! That was 17 years before Asteroids, and 62 years before our jaws hit the floor just now. 2024 is 62 years after 1962, so you see what we… You get it. The point is, that’s just one of many insane video game facts we have for you below, so just imagine what else you can learn minutes into the future!

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METAL GEAR SOLID V GAVE AWAY ITS ENTIRE PLOT WITH THE SONG IN ITS TRAILER. CRACKED.COM The lyrics of Garbage's Not Your Kind of People acts as a huge plot synopsis, including Big Boss rebuilding his army, a plot against English speakers, and Big Boss actually being a medic in disguise.

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30 Video Game Factoids That Fit Nicely in Any ‘Tetris’ Scenario

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BEHINO-THE-SCENES SFACTS CUBONE'S FIRST INTRODUCTION WAS EVEN SADDER. CRACKED.COM Cubone has one of the more depressing backstories, often depicted wailing and alone, with the skull of its dead mother worn like a mask. This was more apparent with its original name Orphon, basically leaving nothing to the imagination.

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CHUN-LI ALMOST WORE PANTS. DETE 0818 STREET FRICHTER GROZ Chun-Li was drawn with pants through most of her development process. Only at the last possible minute did artist Akira Yasuda change them to tights. (Не also gave her thick thighs because, well, he liked her that way and he could not lie.) CRACKED.COM

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30 Video Game Factoids That Fit Nicely in Any ‘Tetris’ Scenario

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John Romero posed for the cover illustration. DOCM A model was hired for reference photos, but the guy couldn't manage to look like he was fending off demons. Frustrated, Romero took his shirt off and grabbed the prop gun to show the illustrator what he wanted. Or, as Romero puts it himself, I AM THE DOOMGUY. CRACKED.COM

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GEOMETRY WARS STARTED AS AN ANALOG STICK TEST. While working on the Xbox prototype hardware, the developers of Project Gotham Racing encountered issues with the analog sticks on the controller. They decided to make a test app in order to find a fix for the problem and input it into Project Gotham Racing. This test app ended up becoming Geometry Wars. CRACKED COM

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