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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Secret eggs in Limbo for Xbox One

I completed Limbo on Xbox 360 back in the day, and picked up most of the secret eggs that give you a completion percentage above 100%. Now that the game is out for Xbox One, I decided to buy it there ...
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What Warhammer-specific mechanics were added to the Total War engine for Warhammer: Total War?

I have played a lot of the older titles in the Total War series, but I know almost nothing about Warhammer. As the title suggests, I would like to know the crucial differences between the new title of ...
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What are the differences amongst the Final Fantasy X releases?

There are atleast 2 distinct versions of Final Fantasy X (FF-X): the international version which has Dark Aeons and a revised sphere grid, and the US release. I'm not sure if the US release is same as ...
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Why do some versions of Legend of Zelda on the NES have the “hold reset” caution screen, and some don't?

I've played Legend of Zelda many times on many different NESes and copies of the game, and something I've noticed is that some versions of the game have the "caution" on the death screen to hold down ...
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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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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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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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Illustrated list of differences between the arcade and NES versions of Super Mario Bros

In 1986, Nintendo released Vs. Super Mario Bros., an arcade version of its popular Super Mario Bros. game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The two versions are largely identical, the biggest ...
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Is there a version of Ocarina of Time where the village tree doesn't change?

In Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the lone tree in Kakariko Village and one of the trees next to the entrance to Castle Town change between the two eras. While they look like any other tree when Link is a ...
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What does Hyrule Warriors Legends have that Hyrule Warriors doesn't?

If I do not purchase Hyrule Warriors Legends (3DS) but am willing to get DLC for Hyrule Warriors (Wii U), what aspects of Legends will I be missing?
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Minecraft Alpha and Beta

I've heard two common words - Minecraft Alpha and Minecraft Beta. I never understood the difference. So i decided to post it here. Can somebody tell the difference in simple language?
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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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What version of Destiny do I have (Ps4)?

I bought the PS4 White Bundle with destiny (http://www.gamestop.com/ps4/consoles/playstation-4-white-destiny-hardware-bundle/115475) a month ago. I turned on my new PlayStation 4, and popped in the ...
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What exactly has changed in the HD remake of Twilight Princess?

So, obviously the graphics have changed. But in the Wind Waker HD remake, several other changes were made (some significant, like Heart Pieces). What exactly has changed from the previous versions of ...
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Is Warrior Kings on Steam/GOG.com the “Remastered Edition”?

No official info on Steam and GOG.com, that's why I'm asking. About "Remastered Edition".
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Are there differences between the original Metal Gear Solid 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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Difference between Age of Empires 2 HD and the original Age of Empires 2

Are there any differences between the original Age of Empires 2 game and the HD remake? If so, what are they?
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Are there advantages of having a Japanese vs an American 3DS?

I am from India, and I am planing to order new Nintendo 3DS XL from Play-Asia. I am looking at either a Japanese version or an American version. The Japanese version is cheaper for me, but I don't ...
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Genesis and Mega Drive Classics Collection: PAL or NTSC versions? Are games in these two packs the same?

Are these games PAL or NTSC versions? Or maybe it's PAL for the Mega Drive collection and NTSC for Genesis ROMs? Are there any other differences between games in those two Sega bundles? I wasn't able ...
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What are the differences between PC and console versions?

Apart from graphics and updatable content they keep updating periodically, what are the differences on gameplay between the PC and console versions of the game?
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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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How do Chrono Trigger's iOS and DS versions differ?

The description on the App Store indicates that the iOS version includes some content previously exclusive to the DS version. Is it a direct port with tweaked controls, or are there other differences?
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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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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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Why do the graphics differ so much between NFS Hot Pursuit and NFS World?

I tried both of that games and I'm shocked a bit. These games appeared almost at the same time but the graphics in NFS World is incomparable even with that in NFS Carbon (enough said about cool ...
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What's different in the 3 versions of Kingdom Hearts?

I recently started playing Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD. I have played the original PS2 and I know the PS3 version of it is actually Final Mix which until recently wasn't released outside Japan. However, I ...
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Rainbow Six 3: Gold Edition vs. Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword?

I bought Rainbow Six 3 on Steam and it includes two games in my library, "Rainbow Six 3: Gold Edition" and "Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword". What's the difference between these two, and which should I ...
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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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What differs in terms of Fighting mechanics between Budokai Tenkaichi 3 and Xenoverse?

I haven't purchased a Dragonball Z fighting game since Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (which I loved trememdously). I am interested in picking up Xenoverse for PS3, but I'd love to know how the fighting system ...
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Are all the Assassin’s Creed games linear?

I have been playing Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood. I am giving up because it is too linear. I don’t want to play the “Quests” involving a lot of jumping, or Desmond’s parts, but the game doesn’t give ...
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Are Metro: Last Light and Metro: 2033 the same game, with updated graphics?

I'm thinking of buying Metro: Last Light, though from screenshots I have seen it looks the same as Metro 2033 simply with better graphics. Are these two games basically the same or are there ...
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What puzzle did they change in the Director's cut when compared to the original version?

I've been told that some puzzles have been changed (simplified?) in the Director's cut and also some dialogues have been rewritten. I'm not talking about the new stuff (i.e. all the Nico's sequences) ...
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What, if any, are the differences between the UK and North American versions of Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix in the 2.5 HD Remix?

What, if any, are the differences between the UK and North American versions of Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix in the Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix? I'm not asking about like packaging or ...
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What are the different versions of Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) and what differs between them?

So, it is my understanding that while most of the ports of Sonic the Hedgehog 1991 are straight ports, there are a few officially-released versions of the game out there with gameplay differences. ...
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What's different in Journey for PS4?

Journey is now available for PS4. Is there anything different and/or new in this version of the game compared to the original game, released on the PS3?
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Upgrading local minecraft world

For instance, if the world was created when version 1.7 was out and then 1.8 was released. Questions So, is there any way to upgrade a local minecraft world? Or does this happen automatically?
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What are the differences between Pokemon X and Pokemon Y?

I want to know what are the differences between version X and Y, like pokemons, places, items, megaevolutions, etc.
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What has changed between Pokemon Black and Black2?

I've got all the games from Diamond on and really enjoyed Black, but it seems too similar. What are the differences?
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What is the difference between the PS3 and PS4 versions of Watch Dogs?

I am thinking on buying the PS33 version but not sure how different it is from the PS4 version. Are the differences just graphical or is there any content difference between them?
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Does Call of Duty on the Xbox One use more data online?

Do the Xbox One versions of Call of Duty Ghosts and Advanced Warfare use more data playing online then they did/do on the Xbox 360?
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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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Is there any difference between the Steam and Non-Steam versions of Counter-Strike 1.6? [closed]

I have seen many times when downloading CS that the terms "Steam" and "Non-Steam". What is the difference between both?
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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 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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What has been removed from the Austrian “low violence” version of South Park - Stick of Truth?

I am considering buying South Park - Stick of Truth via Steam, but here in Austria only the "low violence" - (censored) - version is legally available. From what I have researched on the net so far, ...
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Is There Any Reason to Start with the Original Binding of Isaac?

I really want to play The Binding of Isaac but I'm not sure which version to get, so what I'm asking is this: Should I just get Rebirth? Is there any reason for me to want to play the original one ...
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What's different in the 3 versions of Kingdom Hearts 2?

More of less the same thing i asked here but this time referring to Kingdom Hearts 2 as i have played the PAL Release on PS2 and would like to know the differences between that and Final Mix and what ...
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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 ...