Questions about different versions of multi-platform games or differences between editions (e.g. normal vs. special editions or Japanese vs. English localizations).

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Differences between Dungeon Defenders and Eternity

Dungeon Defenders Eternity was announced on Steam offering the following description of what is new from the original game (italics mine): New Missions - Play the best maps from the first game, ...
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What are the differences between platform versions of Dark Souls 1 and 2?

I've heard a couple of differences between consoles for the Souls games particularly Dark Souls 1 and 2... I was wondering if anyone knows all of the differences so that I can make a decision on ...
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Final Fantasy VII on PC - what does this have that my original discs don't?

I have got my original Playstation Final Fantasy VII discs in a box at home, and for the past 5 years have been meaning to go back and play the game but of course I never get around to it (at the ...
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Are the Xbox and computer versions of Civilization: Revolution compatible?

My friends and I wanted to play Civilization: Revolution together. They both have Xbox 360s and only I have a computer. We were wondering if it would be possible for us to play together, without me ...
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Spelunky HTML5 Saving

Loving the free version of Spelunky from the Chrome store (even moreso that its an actual application and not a link to somebody's website). Is there some functionality missing from this game though? ...
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What are the differences between the different platform version?

What are the differences (if any) between the Walking Dead for different platforms? The main concern I had is save data carrying over from season 1 to 2, and since season 2 hasn't been released on ...
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What is the difference between Rune Classic and Rune Gold [GOG]

I acquired Rune from GOG, I installed the classic and gold version, but I see no difference. Is it more worth to play gold or I should stay with classic version ?
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What is the difference between Spelunky and Spelunky HD?

What is the difference between two versions of the game? Are there any gameplay changed, or the graphics update is the only thing?
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Is the DS version of Four Swords, different than the GBA version?

In this edition of Four Swords, is it different than the GBA version? Or is it the same?
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Differences between the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of GTA 5/Online?

I want to play GTA V and GTA Online, but I don’t have a supported console yet. Now I wonder which console (hence which GTA V version) I should buy (assuming I’m not interested in any other games on ...
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Differences between Wind Waker and Wind Waker HD

I just bought The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and since I already know the original, I've been thinking about following a walkthrough in order to find out about all the amazing secrets hidden ...
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Is there a difference between “MK9” and “MK: Komplete Edition”?

I just want to know if there's some feature that is only in console version, or if it is all the same content.
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Final fantasy 6 Snes / Playstation

I've never really played Final Fantasy VI. I've tried a few times, but never cleared it entirely. I'm a big RPG fan, and I want to make sure I get the best out of my first playthrough. I've just ...
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What is the difference between the PS3 and PSP versions of Monster Hunter Tri

Are there any differences between them, And Is there an online mode on the PS3 version?
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What are the differences between Carmageddon and the free promotional version?

When Carmageddon was released on android, there was a 'free' promotional version released at the same time for one day only - I am not talking about 'Carma Free' which is obviously a demo of some ...
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Differences between PC, console and mobile versions of Terraria?

I love the game Terraria for PC and played it for ages. Now I saw Terraria on the PS3-Store and gave it a shot. After some wandering around I saw something like a snow/ice-biome and realised later on, ...
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What is the difference between Star Ocean: The Last Hope and the International Version?

Apart from the obvious that one is in PAL compatible Regions (which make no difference anyway), what are the differences between getting Star Ocean: The Last Hope and the International Version of it? ...
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What exactly is added/changed in the Plus version of PSO Ep. 1 & 2?

For the GameCube there are two versions of PSO Ep. 1 & 2: Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II (JA/NA 2002 / EU 2003) Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Plus (JA 2003 / NA 2004 / no EU ...
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What is added/changed in Ocarina of Time Master Quest?

What are the differences between The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Master Quest?
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Dark Souls retail version to Steam?

Is it possible, to register Dark Souls CD key from retail version (Box) on Steam (I don't want just add it to steam library but to account as other steam games)? Box version is really nice, so I'm ...
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Borderlands 2 executable details version isn't correct

I play Borderlands 2 with some coworkers some of whom have the Mac version of Borderlands 2 and other have the PC version (myself included). Because the Mac version is distributed by a different ...
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Was this Phantasy Star Online cover ever used?

amazon.de lists the German version of Phantasy Star Online (for Dreamcast) with this cover: However, the only German version I know has this cover (which you can find on amazon.co.uk): Was the ...
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Are there differences between the original and the one from the PSN Store?

I have the original Metal Gear Solid game for the PS1 (which was my brother's). However, I'm missing the first disc of the game, so I'm stuck with the second disc which I can't really start off with. ...
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Loot missing from console versions of skyrim?

I know most loot is random, but some is also static, especially loot that is in world and not in a chest or on a corpse. Last year I played Skyrim twice on my PC and now I've been playing it on my ...
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Is Waking Mars for Android the whole game?

I'd like to try Waking Mars and noticed that the Android version is half the price of the Linux/Windows/Mac version. Is there a difference between them? Is the game fully playable on Android, e.g. on ...
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What are the differences between The Sims 3: Pets on Windows and Xbox 360?

I am trying to determine the difference between The Sims 3: Pets on Windows and Xbox 360. So far I've looked at the Origins store page, Wikipedia page (focused on the PC version), and IGN pages for ...
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'The Walking Dead' on iOS vs Console Editions

What are the differences between iOS and PS3 versions of The Walking Dead? How do they compare, especially graphically? Is the iOS version missing anything from the big screen version? I would ...
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Is the German (DE) version of Dishonored low-violence / censored?

I just got a copy of Dishonored (DE) on Steam. The German (DE) version of Dishonored can be unlocked from any country; however, is it any different from the version bought in other countries? For ...
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What are the differences between the console version and PC release?

This article on PC Gamers' website contains an interview with the lead designer for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, who speaks about there being differences such as higher resolution textures and a new user ...
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What is the difference between Half Life: Source and the new Black Mesa?

With the recent release of Black Mesa everyone seems to be very excited, but what are the main differences between Black Mesa and Half Life: Source?
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What is the difference between Dark Souls on Steam and Games for Windows Live?

What is the difference between Steam and Games for Windows Live versions of Dark Souls? I'm not sure, but I read somewhere that Steam version is also connected with GFWL. I'm asking because my ...
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What are the differences between Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Counter Strike: Source?

As Counter Strike: Source is also a graphics improved version of original CS. But what are new features in Global Offensive and how they differs from Counter Strike: Source?
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What are the differences between GC and PS2 port of Viewtiful Joe?

I'm not able to find sufficient information about what the differences are between the PS2 port and the original GC version of Viewtiful Joe. Can anyone give me a complete account of what has been ...
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Is the USP Suppressor available in the Tanker stage in MGS2HD?

I've read that for the PS2 version of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty that the USP Suppressor is not available in the US version in the Tanker stage. Has this changed for the HD version?
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Is the 3DS version of “Link's Awakening” identical to the original?

I've heard numerous interviews with Miyamoto stating that he'd love to see Link to the Past on the 3DS with 3D. As well it's my understanding that a few games on the 3DS Virtual Console (Excitebike?) ...
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Are there significant differences between the platform versions of Mass Effect 3?

Are there any significant gameplay differences between the PC/PS3/Xbox 360 versions of Mass Effect 3, or is the game/DLC all the same in all practical terms? I don't mean things like button ...
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What are all the differences between Mother 2 (JP) and EarthBound (US)?

From reading this post I found that what appears to be a significant amount of content was changed when Mother 2 was localized as EarthBound for Western audiences. The article focuses on (possible) ...
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Any difference between Alan Wake's PC and Xbox 360 versions?

I've played and finished Alan Wake on Xbox 360 a long time ago, and the PC version of the game has been recently released. Is there any difference between the two?
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Is Assassin’s Creed in the Ultimate Collection the Director’s Cut?

I am considering buying a copy of the Assassin’s Creed Ultimate Collection but am having trouble determining if the copy of AC1 in it is the Director’s Cut or not. (If not, is there an update or ...
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Does the iOS version have Survival mode?

I'd already been all the way through PvZ on my iPhone before the zen garden upgrade. I've continued playing, farming coins to unlock minigames, etc. However, the game seems to have entirely stopped ...
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What are the differences between different platforms in Dungeon Defenders?

I have both the PC version, through Steam, and the PS3 version of Dungeon Defenders. I have maxed out the level of my Squire on PS3, and was surprised to find that on the PC I could raise skill ...
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Final Fantasy IV DS and PSP difficulty differences

I've read that the DS version of Final Fantasy IV is significantly more difficult than the newer PSP version. Why is this so? (I haven't played either game, and I have no experience with any ...
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Is the Director’s Cut the *only* PC version of “The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay”?

A few years ago, I got a copy of The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay for Windows. Recently, I heard of a director’s cut of the game. I have found photos of the cover/disc including some ...
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Does the Uncharted 1&2 Twin Pack come with the bonuses of Uncharted 2 GOTY?

Sony recently released an Uncharted 1 & 2 Twin Pack (in Australia at least). I haven't played either before and was wondering if getting this bundle was worth it. Uncharted 2 Game of the Year ...
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How many versions of “Ico” are there?

As seen on this question about Ico, there are different versions of this game with slightly different puzzles in some rooms. Many walkthroughs and youtube videos published show different solutions for ...
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How do I choose between the console and PC versions of a game? [closed]

How do the versions for PC, PS3 and XBox of modern games (like Call of Duty, Battlefield, Need for Speed, etc.) compare to each other? Is a version for a given platform normally better than the ...
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What features does Rock Band 3 for Wii lack?

What features are missing in the Wii edition of Rock Band 3 that the other (PS3 or Xbox 360) editions have? Gameplay functionality only, not console characteristics such as video output resolution.
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Why does LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars have different ESRB ratings between the DS and 3DS?

What's the deal regarding ESRB ratings of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars in the DS and 3DS formats? I ask, because I need an explanation that can get this game past a picky mom of a <10 kid. ...
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What's the difference between the different versions?

My brother recently got me interested in Minecraft, and I'm having a lot of fun playing it. The thing is, I've only ever played the Beta version. After I first played it, I found a whole bunch of ...
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Is there a functional difference between the console and PC versions of the LEGO games?

I'm wondering if there are any different play areas (added or missing) between the PC editions of the LEGO games (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, etc) and their console equivalents. I'm also ...