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* ''VideoGame/BarkleyShutUpAndJamGaiden'' - Parody of amateur VideoGame/RPGMaker games, made in Mark Overmars' Game Maker

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* ''VideoGame/BarkleyShutUpAndJamGaiden'' - Parody of amateur VideoGame/RPGMaker UsefulNotes/RPGMaker games, made in Mark Overmars' Game Maker


As with most forms of media, video games have since been a subject to parodies ever since they gained mainstream popularity in the early Eighties, with popular characters like [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]], Franchise/{{Sonic|the Hedgehog}} and the like getting their fair share of [[{{Expy}} expies]], or common gaming conventions such as [[AchievementSystem Achievement Systems]] and FirstPersonShooter mechanics being satirized or [[DeconstructionGame deconstructed]] either as a commentary on the industry, to simply poke fun at or pay homage to them or pop culture in general, or as a mere ShallowParody.

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As with most forms of media, video games have since been a subject to parodies ever since they gained mainstream popularity in the early Eighties, with popular characters like [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]], Franchise/{{Sonic|the VideoGame/{{Sonic|the Hedgehog}} and the like getting their fair share of [[{{Expy}} expies]], or common gaming conventions such as [[AchievementSystem Achievement Systems]] and FirstPersonShooter mechanics being satirized or [[DeconstructionGame deconstructed]] either as a commentary on the industry, to simply poke fun at or pay homage to them or pop culture in general, or as a mere ShallowParody.

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* ''VideoGame/DangeresqueRoomisode1BehindTheDangerdesque'' - Parodies Creator/{{Sierra}} and Creator/LucasArts {{Point And Click Game}}s.


* ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFuckboys'' - Spoofs ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys''

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* ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFuckboys'' - Spoofs ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys''''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys''



* ''VideoGame/OneNightAtFlumptys'' - Spoofs ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys''

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* ''VideoGame/OneNightAtFlumptys'' - Spoofs ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys''''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys''


As with most forms of media, video games have since been a subject to parodies ever since they gained mainstream popularity in the early Eighties, with popular characters like [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]], Franchose/{{Sonic|the Hedgehog}} and the like getting their fair share of [[{{Expy}} expies]], or common gaming conventions such as [[AchievementSystem Achievement Systems]] and FirstPersonShooter mechanics being satirized or [[DeconstructionGame deconstructed]] either as a commentary on the industry, to simply poke fun at or pay homage to them or pop culture in general, or as a mere ShallowParody.

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As with most forms of media, video games have since been a subject to parodies ever since they gained mainstream popularity in the early Eighties, with popular characters like [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]], Franchose/{{Sonic|the Franchise/{{Sonic|the Hedgehog}} and the like getting their fair share of [[{{Expy}} expies]], or common gaming conventions such as [[AchievementSystem Achievement Systems]] and FirstPersonShooter mechanics being satirized or [[DeconstructionGame deconstructed]] either as a commentary on the industry, to simply poke fun at or pay homage to them or pop culture in general, or as a mere ShallowParody.


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* ''VideoGame/SonicDreamsCollection'' - Spoofs the ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' fandom [[TakeThat BIG TIME]]


* ''VideoGame/CookingMamaMamaKillsAnimals - PETA making a spoof of ''VideoGame/CookingMama''

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* ''VideoGame/CookingMamaMamaKillsAnimals ''VideoGame/CookingMamaMamaKillsAnimals'' - PETA making a spoof of ''VideoGame/CookingMama''

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* ''VideoGame/CookingMamaMamaKillsAnimals - PETA making a spoof of ''VideoGame/CookingMama''

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* ''VisualNovel/DotKareshi'' - An AffectionateParody of [[EasternRPG Eastern RPGs]] and the habits players of said games tend to develop.


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* ''VideoGame/{{Neptunia}}'' - Uses MoeAnthropomorphism to parody the ''entire video game industry'', as well as several individual game series.


Note that AffectionateParody applies here as well; arguably even ''more'' so than other forms of parody. A parody game can just as easily be a fan game as well, or at the very least a love letter to the game it's parodying.

Some games are even made by the same company, either as SelfDeprecation or just wanting to have fun compared to the more serious versions.

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Note that AffectionateParody applies here as well; arguably even ''more'' so than other forms of parody. A parody game can just as easily be a fan game as well, or at the very least a love letter to the game it's parodying.

parodying. Some games are even made by the same company, either as SelfDeprecation or just wanting to have fun compared to the more serious versions.



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Compare and contrast with DeconstructionGame. See also LighterAndSofter, DenserAndWackier.

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Sub-trope of ComedyVideoGames. Compare and contrast this with DeconstructionGame. See also LighterAndSofter, DenserAndWackier.

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* ''VisualNovel/WingmanDX'' - A parody of dating simulators.

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* ''VideoGame/TheWhatIffersInFinalFancy'' - A parody of ''Franchise/FinalFantasy''

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* ''VideoGame/TheIllogicalJourneyOfTheZambonis'' - a parody of ''VideoGame/LogicalJourneyOfTheZoombinis'' with, well zambonis

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Note that AffectionateParody applies here as well; arguably even ''more'' so than other forms of parody. A parody game can just as easily be a fan game as well, or at the very least a love letter to the game it's parodying.


See also LighterAndSofter, DenserAndWackier. Compare and contrast with DeconstructionGame.

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Compare and contrast with DeconstructionGame. See also LighterAndSofter, DenserAndWackier. Compare and contrast with DeconstructionGame.DenserAndWackier.

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