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Tender Loving Care was an experiment in interactive cinema while Privateer 2: The Darkening was an ill-fated Wing Commander spin-off. They were the only two games actor John Hurt ever performed in, but even the rich, rumbling tones of his English voice could do little to save either one.

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The identity of Gogo, Final Fantasy 6's secretive mime, is one of the game's best kept secrets. Over the years players have surmised that Gogo was Daryl, the dashing airship pilot who crashed without a trace, or Emperor Gestahl, looking for redemption after Kefka destroyed the world. But there's a wild theory, based on false evidence, that was still the best by far: Gogo was deceased American politician Adlai Stevenson.

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Zero Wing, an old shooter most famous for its "All your base are belong to us" intro, was presumed (at least among Westerners) to have three to four different endings. Turns out only the English language version has three; the Japanese one has 35, most of which are absolute nonsense.

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Mario 64 is one of the best games of all time. You probably know that, but have you ever wondered about the specifics of why that is? Here, let the game's creators explain to you that it's stuff like the momentum of Mario's movement, the placement of the camera and the feel of Mario's jumps.

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In a 21st century world of free software, powerful computers, tablets and mice, making pixel art is fairly easy! In the 1980s, though, your favourite games had to be made on expensive and highly specialised equipment.