History BookEnds / VideoGames

11th Dec '17 2:38:03 AM Cryoclaste
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* The first game in the GameAndWatch line was called ''Ball'' and featured a juggler. The final game, released 11 years later was titled ''[[SuperMario Mario]] the Juggler,'' and featured the exact same gameplay.

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* The first game in the GameAndWatch VideoGame/GameAndWatch line was called ''Ball'' and featured a juggler. The final game, released 11 years later was titled ''[[SuperMario Mario]] the Juggler,'' and featured the exact same gameplay.
30th Nov '17 10:48:02 AM Muppet
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* In Masquerada: Songs and Shadows, the prologue and the ending end similarly, in both the PlayerCharacter is killed by the same woman on the roof of the government building, however while the character in the former case is KilledOffForReal the after credits cutscenes reveal the PlayerCharacter in the latter was the one who survived the MutualKill.
20th Nov '17 3:13:29 AM infernape612
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-->'''Cortana:''' We did what we had to! An entire Covenant armada obliterated, and the Flood... Halo. It's finished.\\

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-->'''Cortana:''' --->'''Cortana:''' We did what we had to! An entire Covenant armada obliterated, and the Flood... Halo. It's finished.\\



-->'''Cortana:''' You did it. Truth, and the Covenant. The Flood. It's ''finished''.\\

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-->'''Cortana:''' --->'''Cortana:''' You did it. Truth, and the Covenant. The Flood. It's ''finished''.\\
13th Nov '17 9:15:22 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''VideoGame/HalfLife'' begins and ends in a tram. The sequel begins and ends with Gordon in stasis. In addition, the G-Man puts Gordon on a train at the beginning of ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'', and in the ending the G-Man says "this is where I get off" before stepping through a glowing doorway (much like the ones on the train).
** ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'' begins with Gordon Freeman entering City 17 by train. ''Half-Life 2: Episode One'' ends with Gordon Freeman narrowly escaping an exploding City 17 by train, thus finally ending the City 17 story arc.

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* ''VideoGame/HalfLife'' begins and ends in a tram. The sequel begins and ends with Gordon in stasis. In addition, the G-Man puts Gordon on a train at the beginning of ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'', ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'', and in the ending the G-Man says "this is where I get off" before stepping through a glowing doorway (much like the ones on the train).
** ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life 2}}'' ''VideoGame/HalfLife2'' begins with Gordon Freeman entering City 17 by train. ''Half-Life 2: Episode One'' ends with Gordon Freeman narrowly escaping an exploding City 17 by train, thus finally ending the City 17 story arc.
1st Nov '17 1:36:18 AM superkeijikun
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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV'' begins and ends with [[spoiler:dialogue from when Noctis's car breaks down on the way to Hammerhead, set to Florence and the Machine's rendition of "Stand By Me"]].
15th Oct '17 5:49:48 AM MM_Crusader
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** In the second game, the first and final chapters begin at the Delta Theta Gamma Frat House.
30th Sep '17 8:44:27 AM SeptimusHeap
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** At the end of ''Burial at Sea''-Episode Two (which is the franchise last entry with ''Irrational Games''), the tail end of a plane is seen, signalling the beginning of the first BioShock game (and thus the franchise).

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** At the end of ''Burial at Sea''-Episode Two (which is the franchise last entry with ''Irrational Games''), the tail end of a plane is seen, signalling the beginning of the first BioShock VideoGame/BioShock1 game (and thus the franchise).
17th Sep '17 11:04:17 PM Gamermaster
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** X and Y begin with a Fletchling flying into the player character's room and bumping into them, waking them up. Right before the credits play, a Fletchling performs a FlyAtTheCameraEnding.
15th Sep '17 8:57:34 PM infernape612
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* In all the 1st gen ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' games, the first town you go to is Viridian City. That city is also the location of the last gym and the Pokemon League.
** In the 2nd gen, the path through Johto is likewise designed so that, traveling through it the way the developers intended, after beating the eighth gym the player passes through their home of New Bark Town before surfing east and entering Kanto for the first time to get to the Pokémon League.n
** In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire , you have your first battle with Brendan/May at the beginning of the game near a pond in Route 103. Right after you defeat the Elite Four, you battle him/her again in the same spot

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* In all the 1st gen ''VideoGame/{{Pokemon}}'' games, the first town you go to is Viridian City. That city is also the location of the last gym and the Pokemon League.
League. And of course, your rival is both [[WarmUpBoss your first opponent]] and [[FinalBoss your final challenge]].
** In the 2nd gen, the path through Johto is likewise designed so that, traveling through it the way the developers intended, after beating the eighth gym the player passes through their home of New Bark Town before surfing east and entering Kanto for the first time to get to the Pokémon League.n
League.
** In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire , Sapphire, you have your first battle with Brendan/May at the beginning of the game near a pond in Route 103. Right after you defeat the Elite Four, you battle him/her again in the same spot
14th Sep '17 2:40:14 PM MM_Crusader
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* All ''VideoGame/BioShock'' games ends with the lighthouse at the beginning of the first game being present (This only holds true in the first game if you choose the Good Ending).

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* All ''VideoGame/BioShock'' games ends end with the lighthouse at the beginning of the first game being present (This only holds true in the first game if you choose the Good Ending).



* ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite'' has you begin at a lighthouse (itself a reference to the original ''VideoGame/BioShock1'') and undergo a baptism. [[spoiler: The ending of the game has you going though more lighthouses and a drowning by baptism. At both times, the same preacher is is present.]]

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* ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite'' has you begin at a lighthouse (itself a reference to the original ''VideoGame/BioShock1'') and undergo a baptism. [[spoiler: The ending of the game has you going though more lighthouses (including the one from the first game) and a drowning by baptism. At both times, the same preacher is is present.]]
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