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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Does a website exist that compares the versions of the same game on different platforms? [closed]

Since I own all the current-generation consoles as well as a gaming PC, whenever I decide to buy a new game, I tend to end up having to do a decent amount of searching to see if there are any ...
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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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Myst: Masterpiece Edition VS realMyst

Hi guys since this weekend I can get those games with a discount (only 3 bucks each!) I'm going to buy one of them. Now, I'm new to the Myst saga. What significant differences are there between ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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)?
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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 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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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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What are the differences between Super Mario 64 (N64) and Super Mario 64 DS?

What are the differences between Super Mario 64 for the Nintendo 64 and Super Mario 64 DS for the Nintendo DS? Are they just the same game or are there any significant differences?
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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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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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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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Difference between “Batman: Arkham Asylum” on PS3 and XBox 360

What differences are there between "Batman: Arkham Asylum" on PS3 and XBox 360?