History VideoGame / TheGreatGianaSisters

3rd Jun '17 10:12:07 PM Spanks
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* OneHitPointWonder: In the original, grabbing a Firewheel and turning Punk doesn't add an extra hit point to Giana/Maria. Averted in ''DS'', as Punk Giana actually makes Giana fire powers and acts as a SingleUseShield as well.

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* OneHitPointWonder: In the original, grabbing a Firewheel and turning Punk doesn't add an extra hit point to Giana/Maria. Averted in ''DS'', as Punk Giana actually makes gives Giana fire powers and acts as a SingleUseShield as well.



* SingleUseShield: Surprisingly Averted in the original game, were turning Punk ''didn't'' give [[OneHitPointWonder Giana]] an extra hit. In DS, however, Giana just loses her Punk powers upon getting hit and just turns to normal.

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* SingleUseShield: Surprisingly Averted averted in the original game, were turning Punk ''didn't'' give [[OneHitPointWonder Giana]] an extra hit. In DS, ''DS'', however, Giana just loses her Punk powers upon getting hit and just turns back to normal.
2nd Jun '17 2:17:56 PM Spanks
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* FieryRedhead: Punk Giana.

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* FieryRedhead: Punk Giana.Giana in ''DS'' and ''Twisted Dreams''. In a literal case in ''DS'', as she can also shoot fire.



* OneHitPointWonder: In the original, grabbing a Firewheel and turning Punk doesn't add an extra hit point to Giana/Maria.

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* OneHitPointWonder: In the original, grabbing a Firewheel and turning Punk doesn't add an extra hit point to Giana/Maria. Averted in ''DS'', as Punk Giana actually makes Giana fire powers and acts as a SingleUseShield as well.



* SingleUseShield: Surprisingly Averted in the original game, were turning Punk ''didn't'' give [[OneHitPointWonder Giana]] an extra hit. In DS, however, Giana just loses her Punk powers upon getting hit and just turns to normal.



* SuperPoweredEvilSide: The DS version's credits strongly imply this.

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* SuperPoweredEvilSide: The DS version's credits strongly imply this. Punk Giana can shoot fireballs, and survive a hit, compared to Normal Giana... who can do none of those things.
26th Jan '17 7:43:18 AM Kadorhal
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[[caption-width-right:340: Our heroine, Cute Giana (left), and her easily dated {{Super Form}}, Punk Giana (right).]]

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[[caption-width-right:340: Our heroine, Cute Giana (left), and her easily dated [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece easily-dated]] {{Super Form}}, Punk Giana (right).]]
26th Jan '17 7:40:51 AM Kadorhal
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''The Great Giana Sisters'' is a platform/action adventure game from Germany. It was published in the 1980s to [[FollowTheLeader basically cash in on]] ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros'' for the UsefulNotes/{{Commodore 64}} market, since Creator/{{Nintendo}} never published games outside its consoles.

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''The Great Giana Sisters'' is a platform/action adventure game from Germany. It was published in the 1980s to [[FollowTheLeader basically cash in on]] ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros'' for the UsefulNotes/{{Commodore 64}} market, since Creator/{{Nintendo}} has never published games outside its for non-Nintendo consoles.



An official sequel, known as ''VideoGame/GianaSistersTwistedDreams'' was released at [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/giana_sisters_twisted_dreams/ GOG ]] and [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/223220/ Steam]] on October 23rd, 2012, with an eShop release on September 5th, 2013, and a [[https://www.amazon.com/Giana-Sisters-Twisted-Dream-Directors-Cut/dp/B01586FH6W/ref=pd_sim_63_6?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=G187ESSX49QYTHGZ39MP Director's Cut disk version]] released on October 29th, 2015, almost three years later. This one changes things up a bit by allowing Giana to switch between her normal and punk form at will. Doing so not only alters Giana's abilities, but also [[DualWorldGameplay switches the world around her from dream to nightmare]] (though which is which seems to be a matter of perspective). Each world has its own hazards, and switching between the two at the right times appears to be the focus of the gameplay. This was followed by a mini-expansion pack / mini-standalone game, ''Rise of the Owlverlord'', which adds a fourth world and boss (the titular Owlverlord who can swap between Pirate and Ninja modes) to the game.

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An official sequel, known as ''VideoGame/GianaSistersTwistedDreams'' was released at [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/giana_sisters_twisted_dreams/ GOG ]] GOG]] and [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/223220/ Steam]] on October 23rd, 2012, with an eShop release on September 5th, 2013, and a [[https://www.amazon.com/Giana-Sisters-Twisted-Dream-Directors-Cut/dp/B01586FH6W/ref=pd_sim_63_6?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=G187ESSX49QYTHGZ39MP Director's Cut disk version]] released on October 29th, 2015, almost just under three years and one week later. This one changes things up a bit by allowing Giana to switch between her normal and punk form at will. Doing so not only alters Giana's abilities, but also [[DualWorldGameplay switches the world around her from dream to nightmare]] (though which is which seems to be a matter of perspective). Each world has its own hazards, and switching between the two at the right times appears to be the focus of the gameplay. This was followed by a mini-expansion pack / mini-standalone game, ''Rise of the Owlverlord'', which adds a fourth world and boss (the titular Owlverlord who can swap between Pirate and Ninja modes) to the game.
15th Nov '16 10:37:53 AM Crossover-Enthusiast
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* ArtifactTitle: ''Giana Sisters DS'' does not contain Maria, so "Sisters" is no longer accurate. She makes a return in ''Twisted Dreams'', where Giana must save her from the dragon Fucha who has abducted her to Dreamland.

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* ArtifactTitle: ''Giana Sisters DS'' does not contain Maria, so "Sisters" is no longer accurate. She makes a return in ''Twisted Dreams'', where Giana must save her from the dragon Fucha Fucha, who has abducted her to Dreamland.
10th Nov '16 11:09:15 AM Crossover-Enthusiast
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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Maria was absent in the DS sequel. She is back in ''Twisted Dreams'' however.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Maria was absent in the DS sequel. She is back in ''Twisted Dreams'' Dreams'', however.



** GrimyWater / SuperNotDrowningSkills: In ''Twisted Dreams'' there are two types of water: violet/green water that kills Giana and blue water that she can swim in indefinitely.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: The DS version's credits strongly imply that.

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** GrimyWater / SuperNotDrowningSkills: In ''Twisted Dreams'' Dreams'', there are two types of water: violet/green water that kills Giana Giana, and blue water that she can swim in indefinitely.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: The DS version's credits strongly imply that.this.
15th Oct '16 8:14:35 PM nombretomado
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* GenreSavvy: According to the Giana Comic (the pages of which are posted on the official FaceBook page), the Hansel and Gretel boss came about because a mook observed Giana using powerups in the Commodore 64 game, and tried one for itself, becoming the NintendoHard boss it is now.

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* GenreSavvy: According to the Giana Comic (the pages of which are posted on the official FaceBook Website/{{Facebook}} page), the Hansel and Gretel boss came about because a mook observed Giana using powerups in the Commodore 64 game, and tried one for itself, becoming the NintendoHard boss it is now.
4th Oct '16 10:51:28 PM hamza678
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* WritingAroundTrademarks: Failed, obviously. This was the first widely-publicised case in which a FollowTheLeader ripoff of a video game was withdrawn from the market as a result of legal threats. They had been extremely common up to this point, with programmers and companies generally assuming near-impunity.
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* WritingAroundTrademarks: Failed, obviously. This was the first widely-publicised widely-publicized case in which a FollowTheLeader ripoff of a video game was withdrawn from the market as a result of legal threats. They had been extremely common up to this point, with programmers and companies generally assuming near-impunity.
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19th Sep '16 7:30:03 PM Crossover-Enthusiast
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An official sequel, known as ''VideoGame/GianaSistersTwistedDreams'' was released at [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/giana_sisters_twisted_dreams/ GOG ]] and [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/223220/ Steam]] on October 23rd, 2012. This one changes things up a bit by allowing Giana to switch between her normal and punk form at will. Doing so not only alters Giana's abilities, but also [[DualWorldGameplay switches the world around her from dream to nightmare]] (though which is which seems to be a matter of perspective). Each world has its own hazards, and switching between the two at the right times appears to be the focus of the gameplay. This was followed by a mini-expansion pack / mini-standalone game, ''Rise of the Owlverlord'', which adds a fourth world and boss (the titular Owlverlord who can swap between Pirate and Ninja modes) to the game.

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An official sequel, known as ''VideoGame/GianaSistersTwistedDreams'' was released at [[http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/giana_sisters_twisted_dreams/ GOG ]] and [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/223220/ Steam]] on October 23rd, 2012.2012, with an eShop release on September 5th, 2013, and a [[https://www.amazon.com/Giana-Sisters-Twisted-Dream-Directors-Cut/dp/B01586FH6W/ref=pd_sim_63_6?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=G187ESSX49QYTHGZ39MP Director's Cut disk version]] released on October 29th, 2015, almost three years later. This one changes things up a bit by allowing Giana to switch between her normal and punk form at will. Doing so not only alters Giana's abilities, but also [[DualWorldGameplay switches the world around her from dream to nightmare]] (though which is which seems to be a matter of perspective). Each world has its own hazards, and switching between the two at the right times appears to be the focus of the gameplay. This was followed by a mini-expansion pack / mini-standalone game, ''Rise of the Owlverlord'', which adds a fourth world and boss (the titular Owlverlord who can swap between Pirate and Ninja modes) to the game.
29th Jul '16 4:03:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: According to the Giana Comic (the pages of which are posted on the official FaceBook page), the Hansel and Gretel boss came about because a mook observed Giana using powerups in the Commodore 64 game, and tried one for itself, becoming the NintendoHard boss it is now.
** Also, in another comic, it waited for Giana by ambushing her near the ''front'' of the boss door, instead of behind it.


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* GenreSavvy: According to the Giana Comic (the pages of which are posted on the official FaceBook page), the Hansel and Gretel boss came about because a mook observed Giana using powerups in the Commodore 64 game, and tried one for itself, becoming the NintendoHard boss it is now.
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