Secret unlocking codes, games buried in desert or mind controlling games made by government are some of the urban legends that haunt gamers for years. Most of these legends end up debunked as paranoid rumors, while small number of others become a cult. These 6 gaming myths caused the stir that still last among gamers.

Urban legends. Everybody knows them. Everybody loves them and gamers are no exception to the rule. While many of the urban legends that surround gaming are more outright lies concerning cheats that a friend of a friend found in some vague article tucked in the back of a gaming magazine that none of us had ever heard of (the Mortal Kombat blood code for the NES and the Lara Croft nudity code come to mind) many of the more reputable urban legends actually have a hint of truth to them.
Let us dive into the wild, whacky, and sometimes paranoid world of urban legends and see some of the best in regards to gaming.
Here they are whether you want to believe them or not.
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    Twin_Master Oct 7, 09
    I would have thought Bigfoot would have made it in there.
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    BANDITO ATTACK Oct 7, 09
    regarding #1; you don't know that. nobody knows that. allegedly they DID have michael jackson compose some of the songs, yet his strict contract with his record company became a problem, and they had to give the credit to someone else.

    also, if you jump the pole in smb, you don't have to wait around for the timer. you can hop onto it from the other side. i've done it (on smb aka the lost levels, anyway).
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      SebKus Oct 7, 09
      quote BANDITO ATTACK
      allegedly they DID have michael jackson compose some of the songs, yet his strict contract with his record company became a problem, and they had to give the credit to someone else.
      Please don't feed the conspiracy trolls.
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    RaidenXS Oct 7, 09
    but i thought nintendo did help sony with the playstation. what's not real about that?
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      Insanity Prevails Oct 7, 09
      Well, Nintendo pulled out of the deal before anything concrete happened so Sony basically carried on with the plans they had. Somewhat different than actually teaming up with Sony to create the console.

      As the article says, there's an element of truth but that's it.
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    phowell23 Oct 7, 09
    I remember in like 3 or 4th grade when everyone was playin the red and blue pokemon games there was all that talk about mew being in the truck outside the SS ANNE and I remember being just devastated when i went back there after i got surf there being nothing in there. That was one urban legend that ill never forget.
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    Kingy Oct 14, 09
    The pokemon myths are the only ones I have ever heard of. It was so damn frustrating to search forever for something that I later found out didn't exist.

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