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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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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What are the differences between Sega Mega Drive and Genesis, their cartridges and compatibility?

I've been playing Nintendo for my whole life, so I have no idea on Sega (other than they were the sworn enemy back in the console wars). I'm collecting old videogames and have decided to buy a Mega ...
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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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Is the movement and ghost AI in the Super Nintendo Ms. Pac Man faithful to the arcade version?

I have the SNES version of Ms. Pac Man. It has many obvious graphical differences and optional changes compared to the arcade version, but I'm not sure if the gameplay is the same when you select the ...
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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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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 Normal edition and the GotY (Game of the Year) edition?

All that I can find is the Zomvatar (zombie avatar) maker. Are there other differences between the editions?
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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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What is the difference between BS Zelda and the original Zelda1?

And what does the BS mean anyway?
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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?