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Perplexing Urban Myths in Video Games that Deceived the World

Monday, May 8, 2017 2:47
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There are lots of mystifying stuff in the gaming world, and it’s not uncommon to hear about haunted cartridges, cryptic messages, mysterious patterns and strangely behaving characters among many others. Although these things can give creeps to you, there are many instances of urban myths in games that’s proven to be nothing but hokes, but successfully made a craze on huge game fans. You can play all your favorite games on MC Servers.


Baffling Video Game Hokes that Made a Craze on Game Fans

You might be looking forward to a big revelation of certain game mysteries, and you probably have done some big feats just to have a lead on it.  If that’s the case, it would be best to read through these urban myths that was proven to be nothing but hokes; you might be spending too much on a deception though.

  • Sheng Long in Street Fighter 2



Electronic Gaming Monthly magazine once released a news about facing with a mysterious “Sheng Long” which is supposed to be the one Ryu telling about on his victory screen, “You must overcome Sheng Long!” Many gamers worldwide have spent large sum of cash just to do highly difficult feats and unlock the mystifying character, without knowing that it was a reference to Ryu’s “Dragon Punch”.

  • “L is Real2041” in Super Mario 64


“L is Real2041” is a message in Super Mario 64 that was interpreted by gamers as a secret message referring to Luigi, Mario’s brother. Many gamers worldwide though about Luigi in this game as an unlockable character that can be obtained when a player gathered 2,041 coins all in all. It became a worldwide craze for Super Mario gamers, and IGN even posted a $100-prize for anyone who could prove Luigi’s presence in the game. Nintendo eventually released a statement denying such thing in the game.

  • The Gamer “Jadusable” and a Mysterious Majora’s Mask Cartridge


Jadusable is an online name of a sophomore student that was said to have gone to insanity upon getting hooked on a game. Starting from a mysterious cartridge of the game “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask” which was said to came from a garage sale, everything escalates when Jadusable continue on his gaming despite of the creepy files in the cartridge upon opening it. Some horrifying themes and stuff in the game is also said to be present, and his madness was all for the public to view on his YouTube channel. He started to act strangely, skipping his meals and some other strange behaviors which got the attention of many gamers worldwide. Until Jadusable himself admitted that it was just a social experiment.


After knowing all about these stuff, feel free to search more about bizarre urban myths in the gaming world. You can stumble upon creepy stuff, or on something that’s just purely fascinating.


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