Top 7 Untold Gaming Myths
So Here Are Some Top of The Gaming Myths which are being discussed over the period of time and are still under discussion in many areas of gaming and are considered as conspiracy theories.
7. Mind Control and Weaponized Epilispy
Polybius was an arcade game was released that was released in 80’s but in a very limited region so is considered as a weapon by a government to control minds.
While that was not the matter, the thing that was bizarre was why the game was only released in a few surrounding areas of suburban Portland, Oregon. Polybius caused players to suffer ultimate nightmares and, in some cases, tendency towards suicides.
6. GlaDOS is Actually a Bound and Tortured Woman!!
Have you ever taken a detailed look on GlaDOS? Apparently she looks like a vacuum cleaner hung upside down, with a bunch of cables and gears, but if you take a closer look of her you will find her a human being hung upside down. Well!! This is Scary!
Jeremy Bennett, the game’s art director, says that was intentional,
“Eventually, we settled on a huge mechanical device with a delicate robotic figure dangling out of it, which successfully conveys both GLaDOS’ raw power and her femininity.”
5. The Nude Lara Croft in the Tom Raider
When the very first edition Tomb Raider was released in 1996, there was a rumor circulated in gaming communities that there is a special cheat code that would allow the users to make Lara Croft nude. But that Rumor Escalated So Quickly that One of the designers just modeled her in a way that he replaced her costume with a skinned colour costume that she appeared nude in the first sight. May Be It was just a trick to appease that kind of Gamers!!
4. ‘Browser’ of MARIO was Once A Human
This myth was created to give this game a background story to why Bowser hated Mario. The story tells that Bowser was initially human and ssomehown on purpose Mario got Bowser became a koopa. Bowser was made to hate Mario for what he was and what he has done, so he kidnapped Peach out of revenge.
3. Mortal Kombat’s Ermacs
The Gamers playing Mortal Kombat game became fixated upon what they thought was a secret character called “Ermacs”.
The name was spotted within one of the game’s most hidden menu screens, and seemed convincing enough because it was listed right below a menu option that referred to Reptile.
Despite the excitement for Ermacs, the name simply stood for “error macros”, which is a technical term for a software process that helps prevent the game from crashing.
2. PlayStation 2 Chips Can Be Used to Make Missile System
In late 2000, reports emerged along both the grapevine and mainstream media that Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was stockpiling PlayStation 2 systems, which were introduced in that autumn. More than 4,000 consoles had only purchased in IRAQ in just a couple of months, having circumvented the arms embargo on Iraq imposed by the United Nations more than a decade earlier.
1.Millions of Atari Cartridges are Buried in the New Mexico Desert
Sometimes myth seemed to be a truth. This is the case with the prolonged rumor that there are millions of Atari game cartridges buried in the New Mexico desert.
In September 1983, 14 trucks containing about 10 million unwanted , even — Atari game cartridges showed up at the Alamogordo landfill .(source: Snopes). They dumped them there and went along their way, leaving behind evidence of the birth of one of the earliest video game rumors.