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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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Do “Nintendo Selects” (aka “Player’s Choice”) versions have any content differences?

I know that the label Nintendo Selects / Player’s Choice is applied to games that have sold more than one million copies and are sold for less, but do they ever have content differences such as more ...
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How can I identify the regional version of Painkiller Resurrection from the disc/cover art?

It looks like there are no less than three different cover arts and two different disc arts for the game Painkiller Resurrection. I figured that it is probably just a regional thing (eg North America ...
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What's “Signature Edition”?

I intend to pre-order Assassin's Creed: Revelations from GameStop, the title was followed by "Signature Edition". What does it mean? And, why can't I pre-order digital version (so I can download it ...
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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 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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Differences between the Gamecube and the Wii version of Twilight Princess

What are the differences between the Gamecube and the Wii version of Twilight Princess? Are they just the same game, only with another control scheme (Controller for Gamecube, Wiimote for Wii), or are ...
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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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Nintendo (SNES, N64, etc.) Cartridge Revisions

I've got two copies of a couple of Nintendo games (Super Mario World for the SNES and Super Mario 64 for the N64). I want to sell the extra copy of each, but I don't know which one to keep since they ...
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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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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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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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Is there a spec difference between the PS3 slim models?

Is there any difference between, for example, a 160GB model and a 320GB model aside from the HDD size? Does any model have newer, more powerful components? Wikipedia suggests that there isn't a ...
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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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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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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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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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How does Plants vs. Zombies differ from platform to platform?

Plants vs. Zombies is available for PC, iPad, and iPhone so far as I know. I'd like to help answer Plants vs. Zombies questions, but my knowledge is based on the PC version. So... What platforms are ...
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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's the difference between Aion The Tower of Eternity and Assault on Balaurea?

I can purchase 2 versions of the game: The Tower of Eternity and Assault on Balaurea. One site lists Assault on Balaurea as an expansion but the NC Soft page only sells Assault on Balaurea. Is The ...
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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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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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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'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 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 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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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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Different stickers and boxes for “Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga”; what’s the difference?

I’m looking to buy a copy of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, and noticed that a few copies of the cartridge have different stickers and some have different box art, but I can’t find any information ...
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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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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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Lost Planet 2: Camera in splitscreen too small

On the XBox 360 version of Lost Planet 2, each screen in splitscreen co-op mode only takes up a quarter of the screen, with the other quarter being taken up by each player's minimap. Is there any way ...
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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 ...