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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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Overwatch 2: Switch versus Steam [closed]

I recently got interested in Overwatch 2, and then discovered it's on two systems that I have, which is annoying, for reasons. Like having to choose now. And choosing comfort (very big tv) or ...
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Which language will be the Japanese retail version of TBOI: Repentance?

There's a Japanese version of The Binding of Isaac: Repentance published by Pikii, and it's available for way less money than the original one: I need to know if the game will have English ...
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Can the Couch be upgraded in any version of Theme Hospital?

I came upon a video about Theme Hospital, and it contained the following two frames: Note that the font in the speech bubbles looks quite weird, but this may be a compression artifact (however, the ...
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In what way is super mario advance 2 less difficult than the original game?

The Wikipedia article for Super Mario World states that the Gameboy Advance version (Super Mario Advance 2) has a 'toned down difficulty' compared to the original game. However, I am curious as to how ...
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Difference between Super Mario 3D world versions differently rated

I was searching for Super Mario 3D world for Switch and found 2 versions here on Amazon Spain: One is 7 years rated and the other is free for all audiences. Despite the minor cover, what are ...
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What's the difference between Pokemom Stadium Rev0, RevA and Rev B?

Information about revision differences is very hard to come across and I was wondering if maybe someone here knows the differences between the Pokemon Stadium revisions.
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What differences are there in the gameplay and quality of Superliminal on the different consoles?

I checked the Superliminal user scores on Metacritic: Xbox One: 9.6, 1834 ratings Switch: 9.5, 1308 ratings PC: 7.7, 209 ratings PS4: 6.8, 52 ratings I feel that the gap between these scores is ...
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Determining Cartridge version based on Case Clues

I've mostly migrated over to a digital game library but still enjoy having a small collection of physical games, such as first-party Nintendo. But these days even having a physical edition feels ...
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What are the differences accross the regional version of Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection?

Long story short, it is 2023 and Capcom still hates Mega Man so when the Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection was released back in April for some unclear arbitrary reason Europe didn't get a ...
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Is it true that several 3rd party games suffer stuttering or lag in Nintendo Switch?

Planning to buy a Nintendo Switch during the festive sale. I read some reports of users complaining that some of the games that are not developed directly by Nintendo, like Doom, Hitman, etc. ...
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Are there any differences between the 1983, 1986, and 1988 releases of Donkey Kong for the NES?

Donkey Kong was first ported to the Famicom (NES) in 1983, at the console's launch in Japan. In 1986, the Arcade Classics Series, a set of arcade games ported to the NES, was released in the United ...
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Are there any items or gear that are known to be removed from the Tiny Tina Oneshot?

Having played a bit of the Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep Oneshot, I’ve noticed certain unique items dropping that are normally quest items or in restricted loot pools (such as the Teeth of ...
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Sonic Origins (2022 video game compilation) for Xbox Series S vs. homemade Raspberry (retro gaming distro) [closed]

My toddler plays Sonic Origins on Xbox Series S. She used to play the same game on Apple TV. I had to buy/license the game twice. In general, my toddler likes so-called retro games, i.e. games that ...
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Can the Japanese version be played in English?

Can the Japanese version of Pokémon Conquest be played in English (via a setting menu or something)? Or can that version of Pokémon Conquest only be played in the Japanese language?
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Was the ending of Scarlet and Violet changed for Chinese audiences?

Bulbapedia indicates there are three Chinese versions: Cantonese Mandarin (Mainland China) Mandarin (Taiwan) In any of these versions, was the plot altered so that instead of they came from A ...
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Is there a true PS5 version of GTA 5?

I purchased the remastered version of Grand Theft Auto 5 for the PS4 Pro. My question has two parts: Is there any difference between the a) remastered version of GTA 5 for the PS4/PS4 Pro and a b) &...
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Comparing "Animal Shelter" on Steam and "Animal Shelter Simulator" on other platforms

I would like to play "Animal Shelter" on Steam but I do not have an appropriate device for playing it since my personal computer is a Mac. It appears that there is an identical or nearly ...
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In what exact manner does an NTSC SNES game differ from being played on a PAL SNES+TV?

I have a PAL SNES and a PAL CRT TV from 1989. I do not believe that it supports NTSC; it only says "50 Hz" on the back. Some SNES games were never released in Europe (or anywhere which used ...
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Beyond: Two souls different versions?

Installation of Beyond: Two souls from disc, will after update result in version 1.02, and Approximately 3GB data installed. BUT! Downloaded from PlayStore, it's version 2.0, and 31GB does anybody ...
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How do I reset a DeathCount in java?

Full command, please. I've tried a lot, but nothing worked. Also, I've forgotten the command completely. Please help me as fast as possible. I'm opening a server on 21-1-2022 but I can't reset the ...
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Did using the /give command to get items with attributes change in 1.17.1? [duplicate]

I've already stumbled upon some similar threads, but none on version 1.17. So my issue is, I want to make custom items (sword, armors…) with custom attributes. I tried copy/pasting some commands, but ...
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What is the battery difference between Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Oled?

So, I was watching some Switch OLED videos on YouTube and the only thing they didn't cover was the battery life between OLED and regular model. Does anyone know the difference between the two?
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What is the difference between Minecraft java edition and bedrock edition? [closed]

I have just recently started playing Minecraft again after a 4 or 5 year hiatus (java edition ~v1.8 apparently), so I have a couple questions: What's the difference between Minecraft Java Edition and ...
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Minecraft - how to distinguish Bedrock and Java editions from the box art

I bought my son two Minecraft editions for the Playstation 4. One was "Bedrock edition" and the other just was "Starter pack". This was from the descriptions on the seller's ...
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Do Nintendo Switch cartridge games get the same updates as digital versions?

If I buy a Nintendo Switch game on a cartridge and updates are released (like Witcher 3 for example), will I still get them or am I stuck with whatever version came on the cartridge?
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How do I resend a message in Minecraft, on mobile?

In the console and desktop versions of Minecraft (to include minecraft-java-edition), you can resend a chat message by opening the chat window, and pressing the appropriate up key or button and ...
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What blocks exist in Minecraft BE that do NOT exist in JE and vice-versa?

I recently learned that there are blocks that exist within minecraft-bedrock-edition that do NOT exist in minecraft-java-edition. As a result, I'm left to wonder: What blocks exist in minecraft-...
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Are there achievements available in one version of Minecraft BE that aren't available in another?

I own minecraft-bedrock-edition on xbox-one, windows-10 and ios. I like having the flexibility of being able to transition between the three platforms and take my creative worlds on the go through my ...
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What are the differences between Gallean's Return and Rise of the Elves?

There are two versions available right now for the same price Gallean's Return and Rise of the Elves in Steam. From description of Gallean's Return: Random map generator. Multiple resolution support. ...
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What are the differences in PVP between Bedrock and Java edition?

What are Bedrock and Java's differences in PVP?
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Which titles are included in Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection looks like a pretty comprehensive collection, but what I can't seem to find is a list of the Street Fighter titles it includes. I read that the lineup may ...
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When did redstone dust change its redirection behavior with torches?

In old versions of minecraft, redstone dust will redirect itself to the direction of a torch if the dust is placed on a block with a torch. When did this behavior change? I believe the change happened ...
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Does this Bedrock gold farm design also work in Java Edition?

This is the farm: It uses the block update system of the lava to trigger the portal on and off making zombie piglins to occasionally spawn and be washed down into a ...
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Are there any differences when it comes to playing PS2 Content in the PSX? What about unsupported features?

The PSX (not to be confused with the PS1) was a Japanese exclusive DVR that it came with a PlayStation 2 inside of it, kinda like the Nintendo Gamecube inside of the Panasonic Q DVD, also exclusive to ...
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What's the difference between Persona 5 and Persona 5 Royal?

After seeing positive feedback about Persona 5 I decided to try it myself. But when I went to PS Store there are so many different versions and packs I'm confused which to buy. Across all packages and ...
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Which console versions of Diablo 3 ROS have Kanai's Cube?

I don't seem to be able to dig this answer up on the internet. I'm wondering which (if any) console versions of Diablo 3, Reaper of Souls, have Kanai's cube. AFAIK, it doesn't exist on our ancient ...
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What are the differences between the Console and PC versions of Cities Skylines?

What are the differences between the Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch versions of Cities: Skylines and the PC Release?
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Minecraft Java and Pocket Edition differences [closed]

Why are Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Pocket Edition so different in game rules, mob behavior, redstone mechanics etc? It's really frustrating when I search, for example, for a good iron farm ...
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Jade Empire for iOS, are the romance sub-plots intact?

I played Jade Empire on XBox long time ago, and now the iOS version of the game looks rather nice. I'm planning to buy and play it on iPad, but I have some reservations. I'm hoping for an answer from ...
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Is there a difference between the PC and Console versions of Assassin's Creed?

While playing the PC Version of Assassin's Creed (which on steam is called the Director's Cut Edition) I've started noticing some things about it which I don't recall from the Console version, some of ...
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Did the owl statues really not exist at all in the Japanese versions of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask?

I've been reading this: https://tcrf.net/The_Legend_of_Zelda:_Majora's_Mask/Program_Revision_Differences In the Japanese versions, there are three save files, whereas the American version restricts ...
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Which of the versions of Counter Strike: Condition Zero is the latest?

I watched some videos on YouTube recently featuring Counter Strike: Condition Zero, but I'm not sure which shows the latest version of the game. There's no major differences between them, but bot/...
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What version of Divinity is the most recent?

Someone I follow started to play a Divinity game and I decided now was the time I wanted to give this a shot so I thought I'd go and buy it from steam, however, in doing so I've run into a bit of an ...
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Are there any differences between Project DIVA Future Tone and Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone?

Project DIVA Future Tone is supposed to be a direct port of Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone for the PS4, but are there any differences between the two? (like modules and songs)
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What's the difference between Age of Empires II: HD and Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on Steam?

My friends and I are looking to play Age of Empires 2. Problem is, there are two Steam versions: Age of Empires II: HD (2013) Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (2019?) Some of us have one, and ...
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What are the differences between the Wii and Xbox One/PS4/Switch versions of Just Dance Games?

I was wondering what are the differences between the Wii and Xbox One/PlayStation 4/Switch releases of Just Dance Games that are stipped down (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) when compared to the other ...
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New Switch vs Old Switch - What's the real difference?

I wonder what's the real difference between the old and new Switches. I read that the new Switch has up to 100% better battery life: New switch has 4.5-9 hours battery life, old Switch has 2.5-6.5 ...
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Resources to find out how to best experience a game [closed]

When choosing a new (to me, I usually play titles that have been out for some years) game to play I always have questions like these. Are there censored / crippled versions of the game? If it's ...
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Can I downgrade or revert a Minecraft world from a snapshot release (1.15) to the current version (1.14)?

I wanted to try the new snapshots for 1.15. I installed them and started playing on my main world save and have made a lot of progress. Now I would like to go back to 1.14.4 as I want to install ...
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Why is Double Dragon Arcade so different than NES version

I grew up playing DD2: The revenge in the NES. I consider to my one of the best beat em up the system has to offer. I got really surpised to find out how choppy the gameplay is in the arcade. Is ...
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