History NamesTheSame / VideoGames

26th Aug '16 7:01:01 PM Betweenthree
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** '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' and '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/F-ero X'' (The 64DD ExpansionPack even has a remix of [=MK64=]'s Rainbow Road music). ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' also has a secret stage called Rainbow Ride.

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** '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' and '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/F-ero ''VideoGame/{{FZero}} X'' (The 64DD ExpansionPack even has a remix of [=MK64=]'s Rainbow Road music). ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' also has a secret stage called Rainbow Ride.
9th Aug '16 2:27:33 AM Vir
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** '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' and '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} X'' (The 64DD ExpansionPack even has a remix of [=MK64=]'s Rainbow Road music). ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' also has a secret stage called Rainbow Ride.
* Another same company example: an ''VideoGame/{{F-Zero}}'' racer and [[VideoGame/StarFox Fox McCloud's]] father both share the same name: '''James [=McCloud=]''' (It should be noted that the former is technically a ShoutOut to the latter).

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** '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/MarioKart'' and '''Rainbow Road''' in ''VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} ''VideoGame/F-ero X'' (The 64DD ExpansionPack even has a remix of [=MK64=]'s Rainbow Road music). ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' also has a secret stage called Rainbow Ride.
* Another same company example: an ''VideoGame/{{F-Zero}}'' ''VideoGame/FZero'' racer and [[VideoGame/StarFox Fox McCloud's]] father both share the same name: '''James [=McCloud=]''' (It should be noted that the former is technically a ShoutOut to the latter).



* '''Ridley''', the ArchEnemy of [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Samus Aran]], or [[VideoGame/RadiataStories Ridley Silverlake]], a noblewoman training to be a knight?

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* '''Ridley''', the ArchEnemy of [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} [[Franchise/{{Metroid}} Samus Aran]], or [[VideoGame/RadiataStories Ridley Silverlake]], a noblewoman training to be a knight?


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* '''Team Skull''' is the name of two antagonistic groups in the ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' series: a TerribleTrio in ''VideoGame/PokemonMysteryDungeon: Explorers of Sky'', and a gang in ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon''.
7th Aug '16 9:26:37 PM Dallenson
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* Is '''Atlas''' a RebelLeader from [[VideoGame/BioShock1 Rapture]] ([[spoiler:whose real name is Frank Fontaine]]), a villain in ''VideoGame/MegaManZX Advent'', [[VideoGame/MechWarrior a 100 ton Assault mech]], or [[VideoGame/{{Portal 2}} a cooperative robot built by Aperture Science]]?

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* Is '''Atlas''' a RebelLeader from [[VideoGame/BioShock1 Rapture]] ([[spoiler:whose real name is Frank Fontaine]]), a villain in ''VideoGame/MegaManZX Advent'', [[VideoGame/MechWarrior a 100 ton Assault mech]], 'mech]], or [[VideoGame/{{Portal 2}} a cooperative robot built by Aperture Science]]?



* '''Epona''' is best known as Link's horse in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime''. '''Epona''' is not quite as well-known as an antagonist in ''[[{{Franchise/Ys}} Ys Origin]]''.

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* '''Epona''' is best known as Link's horse in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime''. '''Epona''' is not quite as well-known as an antagonist in ''[[{{Franchise/Ys}} Ys Origin]]''.Origin]]'', even less known as your second lancemate in ''VideoGame/{{MechWarrior}} 3''.
2nd Aug '16 9:54:25 PM Mhazard
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* '''Genji''', a [[VideoGame/{{Overwatch}} ninja cyborg]], or a [[VideoGame/{{Awesomenauts}} prophet of the Space Butterfly], or a [[VideoGame/{{Genji}} game featuring a]] GiantEnemyCrab which you AttackItsWeakPoint ForMassiveDamage?

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* '''Genji''', a [[VideoGame/{{Overwatch}} ninja cyborg]], or a [[VideoGame/{{Awesomenauts}} prophet of the Space Butterfly], Butterfly]], or a [[VideoGame/{{Genji}} game based on a real battle in ancient Japan]] featuring a]] a GiantEnemyCrab [[TropeNamers which you you]] AttackItsWeakPoint ForMassiveDamage?
2nd Aug '16 9:52:19 PM Mhazard
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* '''Genji''', a [[VideoGame/{{Overwatch}} ninja cyborg]], or a [[VideoGame/{{Awesomenauts}} prophet of the Space Butterfly]]?

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* '''Genji''', a [[VideoGame/{{Overwatch}} ninja cyborg]], or a [[VideoGame/{{Awesomenauts}} prophet of the Space Butterfly]]?Butterfly], or a [[VideoGame/{{Genji}} game featuring a]] GiantEnemyCrab which you AttackItsWeakPoint ForMassiveDamage?
2nd Aug '16 11:05:44 AM Mhazard
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* '''Ashe:''' [[VideoGame/MegaManZX A hunter searching for loot and fortune?]] [[VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends The Frost Archer?]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII Or the alias of a certain Hume princess]] [[ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated thought to have died?]]

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* '''Ashe:''' [[VideoGame/MegaManZX A hunter searching for loot and fortune?]] [[VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends The Frost Archer?]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII Or the alias of a certain Hume princess]] [[ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated thought to have died?]]died?]] Or an [[VideoGame/DragonsDogma arisen-turned-demon?]]



* You got '''Fatman''', [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty a mad bomber on rollerblades hell-bent on blowing up The Big Shell]], and the '''Fat Man,''' [[Videogame/{{Fallout3}} a nuclear catapult weapon]] [[VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas capable of launching miniature nukes.]] There's also the [[AntagonistTitle eponymous villain]] from ''Tongue of the Fatman''.

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* You got '''Fatman''', [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty a mad bomber on rollerblades hell-bent on blowing up The Big Shell]], and the '''Fat Man,''' [[Videogame/{{Fallout3}} a nuclear catapult weapon]] [[VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas capable of launching miniature nukes.]] There's also the [[AntagonistTitle eponymous villain]] from ''Tongue of the Fatman''. And then there is FATMAN from ''VideoGame/ArmoredCore''.



** The Hunter is also a NighInvulnerable [[VideoGame/DeadSpace Necromorph]].



* '''Dogmeat''' was seen as a companion to [[{{VideoGame/Fallout1}} the Vault Dweller]], [[{{VideoGame/Fallout2}} their granddchild]], and [[{{VideoGame/Fallout3}} the Lone Wanderer.]]

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* '''Dogmeat''' was seen as a companion to [[{{VideoGame/Fallout1}} the Vault Dweller]], [[{{VideoGame/Fallout2}} their granddchild]], and granddchild]], [[{{VideoGame/Fallout3}} the Lone Wanderer.]]Wanderer]], and the [[VideoGame/{{Fallout4}} Sole Surviver]].



* '''Yuria''': Do you mean [[VideoGame/DemonsSouls Yuria The Witch]]? Or do you mean [[VideoGame/DarkSouls Yuria The Barrel]]? Or do you mean [[VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII Yuria of Londor]]?

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* '''Yuria''': Do you mean [[VideoGame/DemonsSouls Yuria The Witch]]? Or do you mean [[VideoGame/DarkSouls Yuria The Barrel]]? Bucket]]? Or do you mean [[VideoGame/DarkSoulsIII Yuria of Londor]]?
29th Jul '16 12:59:17 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* '''Mercer''' as a villain in science? Do you mean Dr Mercer from ''VideoGame/DeadSpace'' or the [[spoiler:real]] Alex Mercer of ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}''? Or the DangerouslyGenreSavvy thief Mercer Frey of ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''?

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* '''Mercer''' as a villain in science? Do you mean Dr Mercer from ''VideoGame/DeadSpace'' or the [[spoiler:real]] Alex Mercer of ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}''? Or the DangerouslyGenreSavvy thief Mercer Frey of ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''?
27th Jul '16 9:32:18 AM rjd1922
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* Is '''Atlas''' a RebelLeader from [[VideoGame/BioShock Rapture]] ([[spoiler:whose real name is Frank Fontaine]]), a villain in ''VideoGame/MegaManZX Advent'', [[VideoGame/MechWarrior a 100 ton Assault 'mech]], or [[VideoGame/{{Portal 2}} a cooperative robot built by Aperture Science]]?

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* Is '''Atlas''' a RebelLeader from [[VideoGame/BioShock [[VideoGame/BioShock1 Rapture]] ([[spoiler:whose real name is Frank Fontaine]]), a villain in ''VideoGame/MegaManZX Advent'', [[VideoGame/MechWarrior a 100 ton Assault 'mech]], mech]], or [[VideoGame/{{Portal 2}} a cooperative robot built by Aperture Science]]?
25th Jul '16 3:05:55 PM Berrenta
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** '''Selena''': Was she [[VideoGame/FireEmblemSacredStones a Grado general]] or [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates a Nohrian mercenary]]?

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** '''Selena''': Was she [[VideoGame/FireEmblemSacredStones [[VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones a Grado general]] or [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates a Nohrian mercenary]]?
25th Jul '16 3:04:11 PM Berrenta
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* Two games released around the same time coincidentally have theme songs with the same name. Both ''VideoGame/{{Portal|1}}'' (2007) and ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge'' (2008) have songs called "Still Alive".

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* Two games released around The '''Spider Queen''' is an early boss of a game, but was the same time coincidentally have theme songs with game's protagonist [[VideoGame/{{Okami}} a wolf goddess of the same name. Both ''VideoGame/{{Portal|1}}'' (2007) and ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge'' (2008) have songs called "Still Alive".sun]] or [[VideoGame/LuigisMansionDarkMoon a brother of a famed plumber]]?
* ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' rarely recycles names even when there's LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, but there are some cases in which two characters from different sagas share a name:
** '''Arthur''': Was he [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral a mage from Jugdral]] or [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates an axe wielder from Nohr]]?
** '''Lloyd''': Was he [[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe from the Black Fang]] or [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates one of]] ThoseTwoBadGuys?
** '''Selena''': Was she [[VideoGame/FireEmblemSacredStones a Grado general]] or [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates a Nohrian mercenary]]?
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