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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Why can't I export Rock Band 1 songs to use in Rock Band 3?

I am trying to export Rock Band 1 songs for my PS3 so I can reuse most of the songs in Rock Band 3. I read that the method to do this is installing the update for Rock Band to enable the option ...
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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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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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How do the 3DS and N64 Ocarina of Time releases compare in content?

Does the 3DS version of Ocarina of Time have more or less content than the original Nintendo 64 version?
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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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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 is the difference between Breath of Fire III for the PSX and for the PSP (or PSPGo)?

I am aware that some games (like the early Final Fantasy titles, Disgaea) which are on PSP (more appropriately, PSN) are later versions with a small amount of extra content. Normally it is fairly ...
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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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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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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 the 4GB and the 250 GB versions of the Xbox 360?

Enticed by the Kinect, this will be the family's first step into a dedicated console so we aren't hardcore gamers. My current understanding is the 250 GB of the Xbox 360 version is for quicker ...
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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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Differences between Mario Bros for the NES and 25th Anniversary Super Mario Bros?

As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations, Nintendo has released a couple of Wii bundles that include some sort of variant of Mario Bros: 25th Anniversary SUPER MARIO BROS is pre-installed, the ...
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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 ...
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Are there significant differences between the Xbox and Wii versions of LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars?

Apart from the price :) and the quality of the graphics are there any significant differences between the versions of the game on the different consoles. Having access to both a 360 and Wii I could ...
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Difference between “Batman: Arkham Asylum” on PS3 and XBox 360

What differences are there between "Batman: Arkham Asylum" on PS3 and XBox 360?
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Do different versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution differ visually or mechanically? How so?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is available on Xbox 360, PS3, and Windows-based computers via Steam. How do these versions differ? Obviously the 360 version has achievements, while the PS3 version has ...
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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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Are Godville's English and Russian versions the same exact game?

Godville is what's known as a ZPG (Zero Player Game) - it's a MMORPG where you - the player - don't actually control the hero in typical RPG way - the hero levels up without player doing any work. The ...
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What is the difference between borderlands and borderlands GOTY edition?

I want to buy a Borderlands game but what is the difference between the normal and GOTY editions? I see the normal price for just the game is $20 and the GOTY edition is $30.
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Are there any issues if I bought a Nintendo Wii from the US and use it in India?

Will there be any issues if I buy a Nintendo Wii from the US and use it in India? Issues like ports or game campatibility, etc.
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Fat Princess - Is the story different from the online game mode?

I want to know if the story in Fat Princess is different from the online mode or if it's the same thing with Bots? Is there something new in solo or this is the same?
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Are there benefits to buying the box version versus the Steam version of Civilization 5?

Is there any benefit to buying the box version of Civlization 5 on Steam versus the box, or vice versa?
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Does Call Of Duty: Black Ops from Direct2Drive require Steam?

As the title says I cant seem to find any information about this , it does have a notice saying it requires 3rd party software but it doesn't say what. The other reason I ask is because MW2 always ...
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What's improved in Starcraft 2?

What's actually improved in Starcraft 2 compared with the original? Except graphics and marketing.
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What are the differences between the English and French versions of Die2Nite? [closed]

As Die2Nite is originally a French game called Hordes, the English version was released a while after the French version. The result of this is that those of us who play the English version often get ...
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What Are the Original X-box Hardware Revisions?

I am looking into buying a used (original) X-Box. However I am aware that there have been several different hardware versions and am trying to find information on the specific differences and advice ...
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Starcraft 2 — DirectX 10 effects?

I seem to recall rumors that Starcraft 2 looked better when using DirectX 10 over DirectX 9. Is this true, and if so can you give examples (preferably in screenshot form)?