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 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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Is there a difference between “MK9” and “MK: Komplete Edition”?

I just want to know if there's some feature that is only in console version, or if it is all the same content.
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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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What is Play C.E. in Melissa K and the Heart of Gold Collector's Edition?

I bought Melissa K and the Heart of Gold Collector's Edition and started playing, and exiting said it would save my progress. When I return to the game, the main menu offers either "Play" or "Play ...
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What is the difference between “Final Fantasy Tactics” and “FFT: War of the Lions”?

First, see here: (PSN - Final Fantasy Tactics) ...and here: (PSN - Final Fantasy Tactics - War of the Lions) I don't have a Sony system, but I do own an iPhone. From the App Store, I have downloaded ...
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Differences between Dungeon Defenders and Eternity

Dungeon Defenders Eternity was announced on Steam offering the following description of what is new from the original game (italics mine): New Missions - Play the best maps from the first game, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...