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19th Jan '16 10:11:06 PM Kayube
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** Starting with ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'', there has been a [[http://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/ website]] available that includes minigames that link up with the handheld games to provide bonuses.
22nd Dec '15 5:08:09 AM Hanz
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* ''[[VideoGame/RyuGaGotoku Yakuza]]'' has at least two casinos, plus pachinko and a dice parlor.
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* ''[[VideoGame/RyuGaGotoku Yakuza]]'' ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' has at least two casinos, plus pachinko and a dice parlor.parlor. Later games even add arcades where you can play ports of old SEGA games.
28th Jul '15 6:11:20 PM MyFinalEdits
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Kakariko Village has only one minigame in the future era
** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]'' Hyrule Castle Town as young Link [[spoiler:- located in Kakariko Village as adult Link as a result of Ganondorf's unholy wrath]]. ** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]'' Similarly, several games in the east section of Clock Town. You can get several heartpieces this way.
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** ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]'' has Hyrule Castle Town as young Link [[spoiler:- located in Kakariko Village as adult Link as a result of Ganondorf's unholy wrath]]. Link, hosting series classics like the Treasure Chest Game, the Target Shooting Gallery and the then-debuting Bombchu Bowling minigame. ** In ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]]'' Similarly, has several games in the east section of Clock Town. You Town (notably, the ones in the East area are revamped, more difficult versions of those found in Castle Town in ''Ocarina of Time''). Several Heart Pieces can get several heartpieces this way.be won thanks to them.

* In ''[[VideoGame/{{Banjo-Kazooie}} Banjo-Tooie]]'', all levels have at least one minigame, but their greatest density is in [[AmusementParkOfDoom Witchyworld]], appropriately enough.
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* In ''[[VideoGame/{{Banjo-Kazooie}} ''[[VideoGame/BanjoKazooie Banjo-Tooie]]'', all levels have at least one minigame, minigame each, but their greatest density is in [[AmusementParkOfDoom Witchyworld]], appropriately enough.

* ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': The pricing games -- six per episode (since 1975), although their selection in a given episode is always pre-determined. This is the bread-and-butter of the 1972 revival, with the games testing contestants on consumer knowledge (along with luck, physical skill and intuition). Prizes range from a couple of thousand dollars in merchandise to trips, cars and (depending on the game) $100,000 in cash.
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* ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'': ** The pricing games -- six per episode (since 1975), although their selection in a given episode is always pre-determined. This is the bread-and-butter of the 1972 revival, with the games testing contestants on consumer knowledge (along with luck, physical skill and intuition). Prizes range from a couple of thousand dollars in merchandise to trips, cars and (depending on the game) $100,000 in cash.

* The ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' series. Most every game since ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV'' has had The Casino, where in a remarkable fascimile of reality for a swords-and-spells turn based adventure, poker and slot machines suck up the player's time and gold like a black hole.
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* The ''VideoGame/DragonQuest'' series. series. ** Most every game since ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIV'' has had The Casino, where in a remarkable fascimile of reality for a swords-and-spells turn based adventure, poker and slot machines suck up the player's time and gold like a black hole.

* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', the former TropeNamer, has the Gold Saucer, a theme park with a futuristic motif. * ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' Nautilus, which is presented as Cocoon's premiere amusement resort. Although the characters are too busy running for their lives to gamble or ride attractions, they do stop for [[ExpositionBreak the floor show]] and engage in a brief minigame for some items. ** A more literal version appears in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'' with the Serendipity level, a zone featuring slot machines, card games, chocobo racing, and a prize kiosk. * ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' has the auction house in Treno, and the three areas that host the 'Chocobo Hot and Cold' game. The fact that the latter has such [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agaH80PYEpY insanely catchy music]] probably helps. * The Calm Lands become this in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2'' ** In chapter 5, Luca becomes this as well, with both Blitzball and Sphere Break available for the player's amusement. * The ''KingdomHearts'' Series ** The first game has 100 Acre Woods as the center of most Minigames. The main games also have the Olympus Colosseum, which is filled with battle mini games. ** Part II also has Atlantica.
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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', the former TropeNamer, ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'': ** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' has the Gold Saucer, a theme park with a futuristic motif. * ** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' has the auction house in Treno, and the three areas that host the 'Chocobo Hot and Cold' game. The fact that the latter has such [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agaH80PYEpY insanely catchy music]] probably helps. ** The Calm Lands become this in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2''. In chapter 5, Luca becomes this as well, with both Blitzball and Sphere Break available for the player's amusement. ** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'' Nautilus, which is presented as Cocoon's premiere amusement resort. Although the characters are too busy running for their lives to gamble or ride attractions, they do stop for [[ExpositionBreak the floor show]] and engage in a brief minigame for some items. ** A more literal version appears in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'' with has the Serendipity level, a zone featuring slot machines, card games, chocobo racing, and a prize kiosk. * ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' has the auction house in Treno, and the three areas that host the 'Chocobo Hot and Cold' game. The fact that the latter has such [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agaH80PYEpY insanely catchy music]] probably helps. * The Calm Lands become this in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2'' ** In chapter 5, Luca becomes this as well, with both Blitzball and Sphere Break available for the player's amusement. * The ''KingdomHearts'' Series ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' series: ** The first game has and the [=PS2=] version of ''Chain of Memories'' both have 100 Acre Woods as the center of most Minigames. The main games also have the Olympus Colosseum, which is filled with battle mini games. ** games. Part II also has Atlantica.

* ''{{Pokemon}}'' had the Game Corners. ** The game corners in [=FireRed=]/[=LeafGreen=] and [=HeartGold=]/[=SoulSilver=] can spare you the effort of finding some Pokemon. ** [[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver The remade Johto region]] gained the Pokeathlon, where you can use your Pokemon in sports competitions. Winning earns you points, which can allow you to get those really hard-to-get evolution stones.
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* ''{{Pokemon}}'' had ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'': ** The series has the Game Corners. ** The game corners Corners, which in [=FireRed=]/[=LeafGreen=] and [=HeartGold=]/[=SoulSilver=] can spare you the effort of finding some Pokemon. ** [[VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver The In ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'', the remade Johto region]] region gained the Pokeathlon, where you can use your Pokemon in sports competitions. Winning earns you points, which can allow you to get those really hard-to-get evolution stones.

* ''StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime'' Gemity City, in story. For the actual players, there's a fairly boring betting minigame and a battle arena, which isn't a minigame at all.
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* ''StarOceanTillTheEndOfTime'' Gemity City, in story. For the actual players, there's a fairly boring betting minigame and a battle arena, which isn't a minigame at all.
1st Jul '15 10:45:13 AM poi99
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No trope potholes allowed in page quotes.
->''"Welcome to the Pianta Parlor. [[SaveThePrincess Saving the princess]] is important, [[TakeYourTime but it can wait!]]"''
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->''"Welcome to the Pianta Parlor. [[SaveThePrincess Saving the princess]] princess is important, [[TakeYourTime but it can wait!]]"''wait!"''
3rd Jun '15 3:24:09 PM phoenix
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** BirthBySleep has Disney Town and the Mirage Arena.
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** BirthBySleep ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'' has Disney Town and the Mirage Arena.
31st May '15 2:38:25 PM rjung
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* ''VideoGame/DeadRising2'' takes place in an {{Expy}} of [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas]] there are several slot machines and casino games to play, the place is also crawling with zombies. Of course you could just kill the zombies and THEN play the casino games. The giant slot machine in particular can net you $100,000 out of a $1,000 bet and that's not including the terror is reality minigames where you can also win money.
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* ''VideoGame/DeadRising2'' takes place in an {{Expy}} of [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas]] UsefulNotes/LasVegas; there are several slot machines and casino games to play, the place is also crawling with zombies. Of course you could just kill the zombies and THEN play the casino games. The giant slot machine in particular can net you $100,000 out of a $1,000 bet and that's not including the terror is reality minigames where you can also win money.

* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'' has Las Venturas, which makes sense since it's modeled after [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas.]] Not only are there casinos with several different minigames from slots to poker, there are also places to bet on horse races and slot machines in smaller bars.
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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'' has Las Venturas, which makes sense since it's modeled after [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas.]] UsefulNotes/LasVegas. Not only are there casinos with several different minigames from slots to poker, there are also places to bet on horse races and slot machines in smaller bars.
7th Apr '15 11:58:07 PM superkeijikun
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* Half the point of the ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' "Citadel DLC". There's the Siversun Strip, which comprises a casino level and the Armax Arena, where you can have holodeck matches with party members (including ones from previous games [[GuestStarPartyMember like Wrex, Jack and Miranda]]).
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* Half the point of the ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' "Citadel DLC". There's the Siversun Strip, Silver Coast Casino, which comprises a casino level features Roulette, varren races, and Quasar (a game similar to Blackjack); the Armax Arena, where you can have holodeck matches with party members (including ones from previous games [[GuestStarPartyMember like Wrex, Jack and Miranda]]).Miranda]]); and Castle Arcade, which has a fighting game, a whack-a-mole esque game, and a UFO catcher.
9th Feb '15 11:07:48 PM DeadlyAssassin
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[[caption-width-right:320:[[SidetrackedByTheGoldenSaucer Abandon all priorities]], ye who enter here.]]
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[[caption-width-right:320:[[SidetrackedByTheGoldenSaucer Abandon all priorities]], [[Literature/DivineComedy ye who enter here.]]]]]]
13th Jan '15 11:54:09 PM superkeijikun
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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'' introduces the Manderville Gold Saucer in patch 2.51, with Chocobo Racing and the popular card game Triple Triad as the first available minigames to enjoy.
2nd Jan '15 9:04:28 PM rjd1922
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->''"Welcome to the Pianta parlor. [[SaveThePrincess Saving the princess]] is important, [[SidetrackedByTheGoldenSaucer but it can wait!]]"''
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->''"Welcome to the Pianta parlor. Parlor. [[SaveThePrincess Saving the princess]] is important, [[SidetrackedByTheGoldenSaucer [[TakeYourTime but it can wait!]]"''
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