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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}'']]: Masked man is rescued by [[PettingZooPeople people with animal ears]], and gets caught up in their little war. Said war isn't [[EarthAllAlong the main plot. ]]

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}'']]: Masked man is rescued by [[PettingZooPeople [[LittleBitBeastly people with animal ears]], and gets caught up in their little war. Said war isn't [[EarthAllAlong the main plot. ]]


* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SecretOfMana'']]: Boy is [[YouCantGoHomeAgain banished from his homeland]] and persecuted by the government for being the legendary hero.
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SeikenDensetsu3'']]: Fairy picks the first person she sees to save the world. The game can't decide who the heroes and villains are.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/WorldOfMana'']]:
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[[spoiler:''VideoGame/SecretOfMana'']]: Boy is [[YouCantGoHomeAgain banished from his homeland]] and persecuted by the government for being the legendary hero.
** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SeikenDensetsu3'']]: Fairy [[spoiler:''VideoGame/TrialsOfMana'']]: Faerie picks the first person she sees to save the world. The game can't decide who the heroes and villains are.

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* [[spoiler:''Super Duck Punch'']]: A boxer in an arena beats the crap out of a group of animals (Duck/Horse, Hippo/Hamster, Giraffe/Hydra). The fights between said animals are based on the Would you rather fight 1 horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses? question except for the last fight which swaps the heads.


* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SnowboardKids'']]: Conduct impulse shopping as you careen down a mountain. You can earn money by tumbling in stylish ways. The second game introduces the son of Satan, who happily joins the others in this bizarre activity.



* [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1 Sonic the Hedgehog'']]: A small blue mammal steals batteries from a fat man.

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* [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1 [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1 Sonic the Hedgehog'']]: A small blue mammal steals batteries from a fat man.


*** Or, a hammy demon executes a complicated gambit that defies common sense to make a girl cry.



** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicRiders'']]: The fat man amasses a large amount of power to get a new rug that he doesn't actually want. Meanwhile, a bunch of birds find out they're [[SpaceX space]] genies without any magic or wish-granting.
** [[spoiler:''Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity'']]: The birds return, and they, alongside most of the major characters, gain the power to toss large objects into the air and make them explode. [[MundaneUtility They use it for racing each other]] and nothing else.



*** Or, a hammy demon executes a complicated gambit that defies common sense to make a girl cry.


** Alternatively: [[{{Expy}} Han Solo-ish]] blowhard [[UnreliableNarrator exaggerates his adventures]].

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** Alternatively: [[{{Expy}} Han Solo-ish]] blowhard [[UnreliableNarrator exaggerates his adventures]].adventures]] and inspires [[FollowTheLeader a legion of snowspeeder pilots]].


* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/TheEndIsNigh'']]: Think ''VideoGame/KnyttUnderground'' minus the open-world exploration.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/TheEndIsNigh'']]: Think ''VideoGame/KnyttUnderground'' minus the open-world exploration.exploration and detailed graphics.


** [[spoiler:''Urban Legend in Limbo'']]: The residents of the FantasyKitchenSink [[GottaCatchThemAll re-enact]] ''Manga/{{Dragonball}}''.

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** [[spoiler:''Urban Legend in Limbo'']]: The residents of the FantasyKitchenSink [[GottaCatchThemAll re-enact]] ''Manga/{{Dragonball}}''.''Manga/DragonBall''.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/StephensSausageRoll'']]: You are left on an island with nothing to do but grill meat. Cue Metacritic users whining that the developer must have slept with some game journalists for the game to be as well-received as it is.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/TheEndIsNigh'']]: Think ''VideoGame/KnyttUnderground'' minus the open-world exploration.
** Horribly disfigured man is dismayed to find that he can no longer play a video game. He sets out to [[AdamAndEvePlot find and have sex with someone]].
* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/TheFloorIsJelly'']]: You jump around a lot, then the world collapses.


** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'']]: Water elemental tries to KillAllHumans to avenge the actions of red mammals. The blue mammal's friends learn that they don't need him. A cat goes fishing for frogs. A soldier heroically kills himself and his entire family ([[CaptainObvious though not in that order]]).

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** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'']]: Water elemental tries to KillAllHumans to avenge the actions of red mammals. The blue mammal's friends learn that they don't need him. A cat goes fishing for frogs. A soldier heroically kills himself and his entire family ([[CaptainObvious though (though not in that order]]).order).


** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate'']]: The trophies are brought to life once again. All but one of them gets zapped by lasers.

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** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate'']]: The trophies This time, there are brought to life once again. no trophies. All but one of them character gets zapped by lasers.


* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Sonic The Hedgehog|1}}'']]: A small blue mammal steals batteries from a fat man.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/{{Sonic The Hedgehog|1}}'']]: [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1 Sonic the Hedgehog'']]: A small blue mammal steals batteries from a fat man.



** [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries Sonic and the Secret Rings]]'']]: Blue mammal [-[[RecycledInSpace IN THE ARABIAN NIGHTS!]]-] Also, he has a really bad case of heartburn.



** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicRivals'' and ''Sonic Rivals 2'']]: A mad scientist is threatening to destroy the world! So the heroes do the only logical thing: race each other and try to beat the crap out of each other in the process.
*** Alternatively, various animals and a robot beat each other up when they really should be working together. The same thing happens in its sequel, only this time there are more animals.
** [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries Sonic and the Secret Rings]]'']]: Blue mammal [-[[RecycledInSpace IN THE ARABIAN NIGHTS!]]-] Also, he has a really bad case of heartburn.



** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SonicRivals'' and ''Sonic Rivals 2'']]: A mad scientist is threatening to destroy the world! So the heroes do the only logical thing: race each other and try to beat the crap out of each other in the process.
*** Alternatively, various animals and a robot beat each other up when they really should be working together. The same thing happens in its sequel, only this time there are more animals.



** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SonicMania'']]: Blue mammal, red mammal and yellow canid are going on a nostalgia trip to stop the fat man from using his new toy. [[UpdatedRerelease New version]] also adds yellow rodent and another red mammal, [[TheBusCameBack coming back from a twenty-five year long bus trip]].

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** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SonicMania'']]: Blue mammal, red mammal and yellow canid are going on a nostalgia trip to stop the fat man from using his new toy. toy.
*** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SonicMania Plus'']]:
[[UpdatedRerelease New version]] also adds yellow rodent and another red mammal, [[TheBusCameBack coming back from a twenty-five year long bus trip]].



* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1'']]: An evil turtle king has turned all the denizens of the world into bricks. The DamselInDistress can only be saved by two [[TheEveryman blue-collar workers]] who [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs do a lot of mushrooms]].
** Or: The hero must eat mushrooms in order to kill other mushrooms in order to save other other mushrooms.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1'']]: [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1 Super Mario Bros.]]'']]: An evil turtle king has turned all the denizens of the world into bricks. The DamselInDistress can only be saved by two [[TheEveryman blue-collar workers]] who [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs do a lot of mushrooms]].
** *** Or: The hero must eat mushrooms in order to kill other mushrooms in order to save other other mushrooms.mushrooms.
** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBrosTheLostLevels'']]: Blue collar workers [[NintendoHard get killed often]] fighting the turtle king, [[NoExportForYou leading them to fight the frog instead.]]



*** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBrosTheLostLevels'']]: Blue collar workers [[NintendoHard get killed often]] fighting the turtle king, [[NoExportForYou leading them to fight the frog instead.]]



** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld'']]: The duo must save the damsel from the turtle king and his children ''again,'' this time aided by a friendly green dinosaur who [[ExtremeOmnivore eats their enemies alive.]]



** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld'']]: The duo must save the damsel from the turtle king and his children ''again,'' this time aided by a friendly green dinosaur who [[ExtremeOmnivore eats their enemies alive.]]
*** [[spoiler:''Super Mario World 2: VideoGame/YoshisIsland'']]: Everyone decides the green dinosaur is more interesting and [[BadlyBatteredBabysitter helps him look after]] [[SpinoffBabies younger versions of everyone else]].
*** [[spoiler:''Yoshi's Island DS'']]: Evil turtle travels back to the past and green dinosaur must save the future by pooping eggs.

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** [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld'']]: The duo must save the damsel from the turtle king and his children ''again,'' this time aided by a friendly green dinosaur who [[ExtremeOmnivore eats their enemies alive.]]
*** [[spoiler:''Super Mario World 2: VideoGame/YoshisIsland'']]:
[[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld2YoshisIsland'']]: Everyone decides the green dinosaur is more interesting and [[BadlyBatteredBabysitter helps him look after]] [[SpinoffBabies younger versions of everyone else]].
*** [[spoiler:''Yoshi's Island DS'']]: [[spoiler:''VideoGame/YoshisIslandDS'']]: Evil turtle travels back to the past and green dinosaur must save the future by pooping eggs.



*** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2'']]: There is more exploration of space. This time the green dinosaur can be used to travel places. [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace They still never acquire space suits.]] The turtle king's original seven children once again fail to show up despite [[VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii the previous adventure]].

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*** ** [[spoiler: ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2'']]: There is more exploration of space. This time the green dinosaur can be used to travel places. [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace They still never acquire space suits.]] The turtle king's original seven children once again fail to show up despite [[VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii the previous adventure]].



* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'']]: Dolls are brought to life in order to fight each other.

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* [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'']]: [[spoiler:''[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros64 Super Smash Bros.]]'']]: Dolls are brought to life in order to fight each other.



** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. Melee'']]: Trophies are brought to life in order to fight each other.

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** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. Melee'']]: [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosMelee'']]: Trophies are brought to life in order to fight each other.



** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. Brawl'']]: The trophies are brought to life again, only this time there's an actual plot. Much of it involves trophies being brought to life to fight each other.

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** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. Brawl'']]: [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl'']]: The trophies are brought to life again, only this time there's an actual plot. Much of it involves trophies being brought to life to fight each other.



** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U'']]: The trophies are brought to life again, this time in both 3D and HD, respectively.

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** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U'']]: [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosForNintendo3DSAndWiiU'']]: The trophies are brought to life again, this time in both 3D and HD, respectively.



** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'']]: The trophies are brought to life once again. All but one of them gets zapped by lasers.

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** [[spoiler:''Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'']]: [[spoiler:''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate'']]: The trophies are brought to life once again. All but one of them gets zapped by lasers.

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* [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/ShallWeDate'']]: A whole ton of reverse harems.
** [[spoiler:''VisualNovel/ShallWeDateDestinyNinja2'']]: A {{Bishounen}} tries not to kill his girlfriend.
** [[spoiler: ''Shall We Date? Lost Alice'']]: A girl must break rules in order to get her memory back.

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