History ADogNamedDog / VideoGames

27th Sep '16 4:25:30 PM technickal
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** Haunter's [[DubNameChange name in Japan]] is simply "Ghost" and the Ghost-type is still referred to as such over there. The names of some of the earlier Pokémon in Japan are also just whatever they're based on. For example, Kakuna is "Cocoon", Pidgeotto is "Pigeon", and Krabby is "Crab".

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** Haunter's [[DubNameChange name in Japan]] is simply "Ghost" and the Ghost-type is still referred to as such over there. The names of some of the earlier Pokémon in Japan are also just whatever they're based on.on in GratuitousEnglish. For example, Kakuna is "Cocoon", Pidgeotto is "Pigeon", and Krabby is "Crab".
27th Sep '16 4:24:35 PM technickal
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** Due to behind-the-scenes demands, many new characters of old species were subject to this in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioStickerStar''. Wiggler, the Snifit host and the many Toads are the most noticeable of this phenomenon.

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** Due to behind-the-scenes demands, ExecutiveMeddling, many new characters of old species were subject to this in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioStickerStar''. Wiggler, the Snifit host and the many Toads are the most noticeable of this phenomenon.
29th May '16 9:36:09 PM Assassin-sensei
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* Fairly common among the young children who name their pets in ''VideoGame/{{Webkinz}}''. In-game, there's "Ms. Birdy", a bird who runs the Adoption Center.
8th May '16 10:58:29 AM Kazmahu
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** A later game features a nue named Nue.

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** A later game features a nue named Nue. However, her spellcards, dialog, and the fact she's the only known nue in the series suggest that she might be ''the'' Nue.
16th Mar '16 2:50:14 AM DrFraud
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* Inverted in ''Wildcard'' by Ace and Kris' dog, who's named Katt.
3rd Mar '16 8:09:35 PM NoUsername
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* ''VideoGame/RhythmHeavenFever'' has [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Monkey and Mandrill]] as the hosts of the first game and it's later more difficult counterpart.

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* ''VideoGame/RhythmHeavenFever'' ''VideoGame/RhythmHeaven Fever'' has [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Monkey and Mandrill]] as the hosts of the first game and it's later more difficult counterpart.
23rd Feb '16 8:34:59 PM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/RabioLepus'' stars a [[AnimalMecha mecha rabbit]] called Usagi, a name which has to be written in romaji to distinguish it from the common Japanese word for rabbit.
21st Feb '16 4:11:54 PM Prfnoff
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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Arfenhouse}}'' series, one of the major characters is a dog literally named DOG. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in the prologue of the third game, where a normal-talking Commander, trying to think of a suitable formal address, has to settle for calling the character "Mr. Dog."

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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Arfenhouse}}'' series, one of the major characters is a dog literally named DOG. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in the prologue of the third game, where a normal-talking Commander, trying to think of a suitable formal address, has to settle for calling the character "Mr. Dog."" There's also the antagonist of the first two games is a cat named [[CatsAreMean Evil Kitty]] (who later [[FaceHeelTurn becomes Good Kitty]]), and a Pikachu named PIKACHU (or possibly PIAKCHU, no thanks to the deliberate prevalence of typos in the text).
21st Feb '16 4:01:38 PM Prfnoff
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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Arfenhouse}}'' series, one of the major characters is a dog literally named DOG. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in the prologue of the third game, where a normal-talking Commander, trying to think of a suitable formal address, has to settle for calling the character "Mr. Dog."
9th Jan '16 11:30:49 PM Servbot
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* ''VideoGame/{{Shantae}} and the Pirate's Curse'' has the boss named Dagron, which is revealed to be a Dragon who had its species misspelled by its owner.
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