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2 years ago#1
Have you played a game that made some kind of reference to another game? I just figured out about this Mario reference in Crack in Time.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=eliKbS_w_cU#t=62

Starts at about 1 minute.



I have no idea how I missed that the first 5 times I've played it.... Lol. I'm curious, has any other games done this?
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2 years ago#2
Borderlands 2
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2 years ago#3
sldfghtrike posted...
Borderlands 2


Specify.
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2 years ago#4
3D DOT GAME HEROES

SPECIFICATION LOADING...

FROM SOFTWARE REFERENCES (Demon's Souls for instance)
2 years ago#5
Crash Twinsanity:

Cortex breaks the 4th wall and mentions how poor were the sales numbers of Crash Bandicoot: Wrath of Cortex.

There's one in Monkey Island were there's a reference to Myst, as well.
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2 years ago#6
TLOU lots of reference to Jak & Daxster & Uncharted

Bulletstorm, the jammed door showing the RRoD light (reference to initial 360 unit)

Saints Row 4 has a lot (cardboard box, ME3 red/blue choice etc.)
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2 years ago#7
I always liked the Splinter Cell Chaos Theory reference to Metal Gear.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmQlsgTBe6c

Or the reference in Metal Gear Solid 3's Snake vs Monkey mode involving Splinter Cell and Syphon Filter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0kDVVg7vWY

At 1:41 Snake mentions Sam and Gabe, a reference to the two protagonist of those series.

Edit: Does your own series count because that's basically what chunks of Final Fantasy IX are, references or throwbacks to previous games from Garland, to the shop referencing Cloud to the line, "No cloud, nor squall shall hinder us." It's freaking full of them as one giant love letter to the games prior.
2 years ago#8
Borderlands 1 plumber trophy. Mario.
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2 years ago#9
references to other games is pretty much one of the best parts of Neptunia. I've seen everything from Mario, Zelda, Tetris, Space Invaders, Resident Evil, Blazblue, etc.
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2 years ago#10
It's my understanding that Guacamelee is full of such references (I have just barely started the game).
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