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  • The freeware game 1bitHeart has "BitPhone" for "iPhone" and "Mutter" for "Twitter" (though "tweets" are still the term used for sending messages).
  • In ARMA II - Operation Arrowhead, the BAF's standard offroad vehicle (simply called offroad in-game) is the Hand Over Offender. Totally not a Land Rover Defender, even though they are identical.
  • In The Battle Cats, Package Doge has “Wamazon” for “Amazon” and in Dogumaru’s description, it has “cBay” for “eBay”
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  • Black Mesa has "Fony" instead of "Sony", "Swanson" instead of "Samsung", "Tittles" instead of "Skittles", "Coca-Bola" instead of "Coca-Cola", "Del Phoney" instead of "Del Monte", etc. On the more creative end, they have "Ramblers" instead of "Lays" (called "Walkers" in the UK), and "Alpine Hue" instead of "Mountain Dew".
  • Escape From Tarkov has plenty, thanks to heaps of barter items and electronics you would have to collect in your entire PMC career.
    • Suspiciously similar-sounding brands like, 'Zibbo' (Zippo) lighters, 'Paid' (Raid) pesticide, 'GPhones', 'Roler' (Rolex) gold watches, and even cigarette brands like 'Malboro' (Marlboro), 'Wilston' (Winston), 'Strike' (Lucky Strike) and 'Apollon Soyuz' (Apollo Soyuz). The Graphics Card is also modelled after an ASUS GeForce GTX 750 Ti.
    • The Interchange map also features a familiar blue-and-yellow-themed furniture megastore named 'IDEA' (IKEA).
    • Averted for certain items like Ibuprofen painkillers, Grizzly First Aid Kit and the Powerbank, which is clearly modelled after a Xiaomi Mi 10400mah Power Bank with the Xiaomi logo visibly unaltered.
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  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 had "McBurger Kong" restaurants. It featured a giant gorilla statue on the roof, which would get a team-colored headband when garrisoned, and would change into a cowering pose if the building was damaged to unusability. The expansion also adds McRoo Burger for a level set in Australia, and Massivesoft.
  • Disgaea 3 had Mao playing an unnamed but strangely familiar RPG on his Slaystation Portable.
  • An item from Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin is called Penters Natural. (Werther's Original)
  • Euro Truck Simulator has AI traffic cars that look exactly like IRL cars except for the brand emblem. German police cars, for example, look most very definitely like a 2012 Volkswagen Passat... but their logo is two V's in a circle.
  • Fallout has Nuka-Cola! Two hundred years after a nuclear war they're still good! They also come in Nuka-Cola Quantum, which is enhanced with a mild radioactive strontium isotope, which gives it a kick and a pleasing blue glow.
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    • Red Racer (Radio Flyer) tricycles.
    • Chryslus (after Chrysler) Corvega (portmanteau of Corvair and Vega, two of Chevrolet's worst cars).
    • Adams Air Force Base in Broken Steel is based on Joint Base Andrews (formerly Andrews Air Force Base).
    • Cram is obviously a parody of Spam, right down to the packaging.
  • Final Fantasy VII:
    • Cloud is forced to hijack a motorcycle in order to escape from Shinra HQ. It's a Hardy Daytona (Harley Davidson).
    • During Zack and Cloud's escape from Nibelheim, the truck tires read 'Goodstone' (Goodyear + Bridgestone).
    • "Wall Market" is supposed to be a play on "Wal-Mart".
  • Just about every car model in the Grand Theft Auto series is a Bland Name Product version of an existing car. Examples include the Mundano (Ford Mondeo), Counthash (Lamborghini Countach in GTA 1), Beast/Banshee (Dodge Viper) (the Banshee is a Corvette in Vice City), Impaler (Chevrolet Impala), Bug (VW Beetle), GTA V's BF Injection (VW Baja Bug), Penetrator (Jensen-Healey Interceptor), Benson (Mercedes-Benz 300 SL), Aniston BD4(Aston Martin DB4), Phoenix (Pontiac Firebird), Fortune (1990s Ford Thunderbird), Cheetah (Ferrari Testarossa in III and later), Infernus (Lamborghini Diablo in GTA III, Honda NSX in San Andreas, Pagani Zonda in GTA V), Coil Voltic (Tesla Roadster), Buffalo (80's Camaro in San Andreas, Dodge Charger 2012 in GTA V), and U-Jerk truck.
    • GTA V added car manufacturers that are basically an IRL manufacturer by another name. "Bravado", for example, is the in-game equivalent of Dodge: they make the Gauntlet (2008 Challenger), the Buffalo (2006 Charger), the Banshee (2013 Viper), the Bison (2013 Dodge Ram), and the Gresley (2013 Durango).
    • It's also important to point out that very few vehicles (at least in the later 3D sequels) are actually exact replications of the car. Although you can usually tell what it's supposed to be mimicking (especially iconic vehicles), it will never be completely accurate (not including the new name).
    • Grand Theft Auto IV also uses "Panoramic" instead of "Panasonic".
    • San Andreas and IV also have Sprunk soda, an obvious reference to Sprite.
    • Grand Theft Auto London 1969: Fat = Fiat, Squealey = Austin Healey, James Bomb = Aston Martin DB 5, Crapi = Ford Capri, Myni = Mini Cooper, Locust = Lotus, Reno = Renault, Harold = Triumph Herald, Raver = Rover, Jug Swinger = Austin Powers Jaguar E-Type, MC Hamper = MG Midget, S-Cart = Ford Escort.
    • Everything in the GTA 'verse is this. Perhaps most clever is "Eris" shoes for "Nike" in San Andreas, both being Greek goddesses.
    • "Cluckin' Bell", a pastiche of Taco Bell and KFC.
    • Tarbrush Coffee, parody of Starbucks.
    • Geta Life, eCola, Burger Shot, Well Stacked Pizza...
    • One of the most hilarious in IV is Krapea, a brand of Swedish pre-assembled furniture... Much like IKEA.
  • Headhunter sports several boxes bearing the amusing logo "Nosy," done in Sony's font.
  • In the much-loved 'A New Life' stage of Hitman: Blood Money, one of the best ways to get started is to slip a pair of drugged donuts to some FBI agents, so you can steal their uniforms. The fauxnuts are, of course, from 'Delicious Donuts', using the characteristic color scheme and font of Dunkin' Donuts.
  • Kingdom of Loathing has more of these than you can poke a stick at, although it's more because the dev team love puns than for legal reasons. Cloaca Cola and Dyspepsi Cola, Tom's of the Spanish Main toothpaste, Hatorade sports drink, Red Minotaur energy drink, Domesticated Turkey bourbon, Eye-Pod mp3 players, Elmley sunglasses... the list of crimes against the English language is almost endless.
  • The Japanese version of Mario Kart 64 features sponsors such as Marioro (cleverest use of a cigarette brand ever), Luigip (after Italian motor oil company Agip - the logo is Luigi's nose-and-'stache instead of the six-legged lion) and Yoshi 1 (after German motor oil Mobil 1). The only one that carried over to the American version was Koopa Air (while the name does not denounce any brand, its boards had the same color scheme as those of Goodyear tires in the Japanese version, unlike the American version). Luigi Raceway also has a "64 ball", a reference to the Union 76note  ball.
  • In Mega Man 3, there is IBN computer equipment.
  • Metal Gear
    • In Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, Snake's favourite brand of cigarettes is Lucky Strikers, in a white box with a red spot.
    • In the Japanese version of Metal Gear Solid, Snake mentions that his favorite brand is now "Moslems". This brand actually appeared before in Policenauts, where they were sold packaged in a Marlboro-style red box.
    • Most of the guns in the recent games are real, save the obvious fantasy weapons, but in the original Metal Gear, Snake's submachine gun was a Mac II Ingram. Squint at it. Yes. Not a Mac 11 Ingram, that would be a real gun.
  • In Marvel Ultimate Alliance, in Spider-Man's first conversation with Hank Pym, he mentions having had lunch at "Taco Hut".
  • Mushroom Men runneth over with various, amusingly-labeled products. If it exists in the game, chances are good it either has a humorous made-up name (like matchbooks from "Ned's Banjos & Feline Taxidermy") or a Bland Name. Some of them are quite subtle, too—very few people outside of artists would recognize what "Prissy Color" pencils are related to (Prismacolor art products, for the curious), for example.
  • The vending machines in Persona 3 all have Captain Ersatz brands of beverages, such as Cielo Mist, SoBay, Mad Bull, Dr. Salt, One-Up, and Fountain Dew.
    • Lampshaded or at least poked fun at by the punny item descriptions. SoBay, for example, is described as a drink that has uncanny popularity in Internet auctions. The BauerBar is said to have enough energy packed to "keep you going for 24 hours straight".
    • There's also Cylon Tea, which comes in twelve flavors.
    • Also extends to some other items; one of Elizabeth/Theodore's requests requires you to ask for Junpei's COMP-Station Portable, and its description states that there's a disc for Odin Cube inside of it.
    • The spinoff game Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth mentions both Mad Bull and Dr. Salt again, with the former even getting its own tagline ("Mad Bull gives you wins!"), and when you encounter a fake wedding photo in the second labyrinth (based on Group Date Cafes and wedding imagery), several characters will comment that the picture looks "Photochopped."
  • This trope goes all the way back to GameTek's MS-DOS and Commodore 64 adaptations of The Price Is Right, released in 1990. The prices roughly correspond to their real-world counterparts.
  • Resident Evil
    • Resident Evil 2 had plenty of these, such as a fast food wrapper from "Burger Kong," a "Taxago" gas station, and vending machines selling "Cho Cho Cola" in a red can, and "Cool Soda" in a blue can with a white recurved stripe; because the stripe is also a trademark of Coca-Cola, the former was replaced in later releases by a plain black can, the latter by a coffee machine. And there's a cigarette billboard that resembles the Marlboro chevron, only green— Capcom was evidently unaware Marlboro uses that particular color scheme for their menthol line.
    • Exevia batteries, parody of Exide.
    • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis had a DeLorean replica (sans emblems) at the Stagla gas station. And ads for "Safsprin", "Aquacure", and "Adravil".
    • All of the games use real-life weapon models for the guns, but only in the first game do they actually go by their brand names (Beretta, Remington shotgun, the Colt Python magnum, and a MAC-10 automatic gun in the PC version). Later games either address guns with a generic title ("handgun", "magnum") or give them a different name altogether (In the R Emake, for example, the Colt Python became the Silver Serpent). Resident Evil 6 has a mixture of both (a 909 and the "Wing Shooter", for one)
  • San Francisco Rush series: Most of the cars are knockoffs of real ones, although a few are completely made up. Compact=Acura Integra R, Muscle Car=Corvette Sting Ray, Bruiser=Plymouth Hemi Cuda, Exotic & Super GT=Vector M12, Mobster=Chevy Fleetline, Sportster=Dodge Viper (RT-10 roof, but with GTS competition stripes), 4x4=Ford Explorer, Protoype=Ford GT90 concept car, Euro LX=BMW Z9, Venom=Lamborghini Diablo, Concept=BMW Nazca C2?, Panther=McLaren F1. The gas stations are also generic imitations of Shell, with the word "Fuel" and a smiley face in place of the shell logo.
  • Silent Hill is loaded with these all over the titular town, including a Queen Burger (later Happy Burger) restaurant (complete with the "bun halves" framing the logo), Vestal Gigastore (Virgin Megastore), cardboard boxes stamped with "Fedy-X," and an out-of-place bag of jellybeans bearing a logo almost identical to Jelly Belly's. Then there's Poston Market, Texxon gas, the (S)Hell station with the nautilus shell, the Circle 8 convenience store with the logo that looks a suspicious lot like that of 7-Eleven, and the AEC restaurant with the A&W motif.
    • Oh, and buried somewhere in there is a legitimate Jack Daniels logo painted on a cargo door.
  • Super Hang On featured real-world brand names on billboards in the game in its original arcade iteration. However, when released on the Sega Genesis, the names were changed. "Bridgestone" became "Dridalstone", "Marlboro" became "Morobare", and "NGK Spark Plugs" became "NOK Spark Plugs", to name a few.
  • Super James Pond (also known as [Super] James Pond II) has "Bony" stereo systems.
  • Postal 2 features a game called SymHomeless, and lampshaded by a local newspaper telling that "lawsuit narrowly averted by changing i to y".
  • Pro Evolution Soccer: although its early instalments were praised for superior gameplay over its competitors, the series has been notorious for its lack of licenses, resulting in fake player and team names. They run the gamut from Bilingual Bonus (Bayern Munich in PES 4 was called "Rekordmeister", i.e. "record champion" - which they are in the Bundesliga) to As Long as It Sounds Foreign (as was the case between the 2012 and 2015 editions, except for English teams which are always indicated by their region, such as "Merseyside Red" for Liverpool).
  • Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero lacks licensed cars, instead using replicas of them, each named "TYPE-_____." If you get up close to a car and look at its emblem, you'll notice that it looks almost like a real brand name, but altered slightly; for example, Isuzu-like trucks have the emblem spelling out "USUZU."
  • The remake of the first Trauma Center has Pochy. No points for getting the reference right.
  • A Vampyre Story has an energy drink called "Scarlet Bovine". This is a double bland-name, referring both to Red Bull energy drink and Crimson Cow, the game's publisher.
  • Nintendo 64 racing game World Driver Championship had, among others: Ellipse Stallion=Ford Mustang Cobra R, Rage 512 EVO=Porsche 911 GT 1 EVO, Reeds R12 Manta=Chevy Corvette C5R, Elan Swift TT=Lotus Esprit GT1, Ram Venom GTR = Dodge Viper GTSR, EXR Mystic=TVR Speed 12.
  • Even some of the old Sega console games have these. "Marobare" (Marlboro) and "Bridalstone" (Bridgestone) ads have appeared on the roadside which looks like the real thing if you are not paying close attention.
  • The Adventures of Willy Beamish. The Beamishes own a high-end television made by — according to the narrator — Fony. Then, there are Willy's game systems of choice: his Nintari home console and portable Game Buddy.
  • Maria collects My Precious Pony dolls in the Backyard Sports games.
  • Ridge Racer series: Devil = Lamborghini Diablo, Age Erisso = Fiat 500, Age Abeille = Renault 5 Turbo, Age Pegase = Lotus 7, Lizard Bayonet = Corvette, Assoluto Istante = Vector W8, Assoluto Gephardo = Porsche 952 LM, etc. The cars in R4 and later were mostly completely made up, although some had bits and pieces from real cars. The car on ther RR7 cover resembles a Saleen S7.
    • The Gamespot reviewer for Ridge Racer 6 once confused the "Klonoa" signs found in the game with the real-life "Nokia."
  • The arcade version of Ninja Gaiden has signs for "Caca" Cola and "Fefs"(Pepsi), and "Esso Gus" barrels.
  • Several instances are shown in Tony Hawk's American Wasteland. Most notable are "The Foxy Theatre", "69 Gas", and "Kuchi", a clever take on the Gucci clothing brand.
  • A rather badly-done example in the Robot Wars game Arenas of Destruction (no, not that Robot Wars). In the Robot Builder, some of the motors and batteries you can equip your machine with include "Dosch" and "Yuarta"...except in the preview images for these items, the names and logos of the real-world companies (Bosch and Yuasa) are shown on them instead. Oops.
  • In Modern Warfare 2 one of the levels takes place in and around Burger Town joint based on Burger King. There's also a Taco To go with a logo rather similar to Taco Bell.
    • The first level of Modern Warfare 3 involves taking out a radio jammer on top of the "Manhattan Stock Exchange". The final level, similarly, involves invading the "Oasis Hotel" in an attempt to finally kill the Big Bad.
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops II averts this with the EOTech Sight; earlier games used sights from the same company under the generic "Holographic Sight" label. At the same time, though, the HAMR scope returning from Modern Warfare 3 is now simply the "Hybrid Optic".
  • Sam & Max Hit the Road features the roadside convenience store chain Snuckey's, based on the real world Stuckey's chain (oddly enough, Steve Purcell got away with a reference to the real-world Stuckey's in Sam and Max: On the Road).
  • The 11th Hour has a "Victim" mouse trap in the laboratory.
  • In FAMOUS brings us Cafe Con Quistador, whose signs bear an amazing resemblance to Starbucks', only in blue, not green.
  • The Exidy arcade game Star Fire is obviously a pastiche of Star Wars. It came out a couple years before the official Star Wars arcade game.
  • The Test Drive reboot has a Safeway lookalike store (Fastlane? Fastway?) in San Francisco, in the same location as the Safeway featured in Bullitt.
  • The City of Heroes MMORPG has ads for an energy drink called Red Beast.
  • Space Quest has Monolith Burger, with a giant "M" logo.
    • In Space Quest IV, stores include Sacks, WallMart, and Radio Shock. The software store has games titled "Boom", "Sim Sim", "It Came For Dessert", etc.
  • Peter MacDonald in Metal Wolf Chaos ("Because, yes! The pen is still mightier than the sword!") is a reporter for the "DNN" news channel.
  • RE: Alistair has its MMORPG "Rivenwell Online". Stores in the mall include "Boundary's Books", "The Divide", and "Gamego". Boundary's sells a book called "Planetost" (the others are generic, like notebooks and encyclopedias), and Gamego sells "Movie Maniac", "Diamond Moon: Final Phase", "Other Saga", "Monochrome Diet", "Demon of Edo", "Walk This Way", and "Rock Festival".
  • Nanashi no Game's plot centers around a dual-screened handheld game system called the TS.
  • In the Gran Turismo series, due to lack of an FIA license, the Monaco GP course is renamed Côte d'Azur, and the F1 cars are generic replicas.
    • Subverted in Gran Turismo 5, which has two actual licensed Ferrari F1 cars in it (the F2007 which also appeared in GT5: Prologue, and the F2010). Also notable is the use of a number of RUF-branded cars in GT5 as stand-ins for Porsches (which Sony does not have a license for) although since RUF builds their actual cars on top of unmarked Porsche bodies this doesn't necessarily apply. Instead, the cars are described as being based on "vehicles from a German automaker."
  • Shift 2: Unleashed also runs into a licensing problem with Monaco. Because Codemasters (Formula 1 2010) holds the F1 license and all the related tracks, Slightly Mad Studios was forced to call the track "Riviera". They even tell players to guess which circuit the track is based off of on the website.
  • Some tracks in Forza Motorsport behave this way, too. For example, Sunset Peninsula Raceway is a venue on the Florida coastline that includes a tri-oval approximately 2.5 miles in length and infield road course, similar to Daytona International Speedway. (Forza is not immune, as several older NASCAR video games also lacked Daytona due to licensing issues.) The series finally got the official Daytona track in the sixth game, along with a licensed NASCAR expansion pack that includes Homestead Miami Speedway, whose infield course is even more similar to Sunset's.
  • Game Dev Story (and many of Kairosoft's simulation games, in fact) contain too many Bland Name Products to count.
  • In the Call-Back scene from Telltale's Back To The Future, the label on the mall is JPPinney.
  • Some of the civilians in [PROTOTYPE] wear New York Bets sportswear. At least one player for the Bets appears to be #5 Trillo.
  • Season of the Sakura: The Yamagami Electronics Shop has Sany and Shapr TV sets, and the video game consoles Neo Ger CD, Sage Seturn, Playson, and an obscured PC-FX.
  • Sword of the Stars has, among others, Kaprica and Heegaraa.
  • The original Transport Tycoon used real names for trains/trucks/planes. In Transport Tycoon Deluxe, however, they changed these names to something that sounds similar (for example, "EuroStar -> AsiaStar).
  • Averted with Duke Nukem. Soon after the launch of the first game, the name was changed to "Duke Nukum" because of the character Duke Nukem from Captain Planet; however, since the name was not trademarked, they switched back to "Duke Nukem".
  • Solatorobo has "Stardogs Coffee" shops.
  • Beam NG.drive is built around crashing incredibly familiar-looking vehicles with minor design differences from their real counterparts. As an example, the German brand "ETK" produces cars with a very distinctive grill.
  • Ace Combat Joint Assault at one point has "BNN".
  • The car manufacturers in Split Second are pastiches of real companies. Ryback cars look like modern versions of classic American muscle cars such as the Camaro, Mustang, and Dodge Challenger. Cobretti look like Italian speedsters and the name sounds like Ferrari or Lamborghini. Hanzo has cars that resemble the Impreza and Lancer, and the name sounds like Mazda or Honda.
  • Hatoful Boyfriend has Calorie M**te and Keymania IIDX.
  • The girls of Neptunia do their shopping on Amazoo.nep, and Compa mentions that she found the location of the tutorial dungeon through DungleMaps. The reboot, mk2, gives us the Chirper social networking site.
  • Poke646: The vending machines of the titular company are full of different sodas. Would you drink a bottle of Poke?
  • Like the GTA example above, Scarface: The World Is Yours does this with its cars.
  • The import/export warehouse level in Rainbow Six 3 Raven Shield has boxes labeled "Panafonic".
  • Subverted in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Palutena starts talking about "Super Bash Sisters", only to be corrected by Pit that it's actually Super Smash Bros..
    • Played straight with "Divinipedia".
  • One of the restaurants where you can buy food in the Saints Row series is Freckle Bitch's, an obvious parody of Wendy's.
  • In Little Busters!, Kud's grandpa sends things to her with 'Fodex.'
  • The PC game Inspector Gadget: Global Terror had a tofu restaurant called O'Ronald's (read: McDonald's) as a major plot point.
  • The Super Mario Bros. clone The Great Giana Sisters was named as such in order to avoid copyright suits from Nintendo. The tactic didn't work, as the game was much too similar to Mario, with entire levels copied over. The courts ordered The Great Giana Sisters off the shelves. Later, the game achieved cult status, with two sequels: The Great Giana Sisters DS was released on the Nintendo DS, and Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, made by the developers of the original Giana Sisters, was released for PC and consoles, including, ironically, Nintendo's Wii U.
  • Another Bland Name Product clone of Mario is Secret Maryo Chronicles, an open-source Mario clone/game engine starring a childlike chibi instead of a portly plumber. Originally, the game was a straight Super Mario World clone, with sprites directly ripped from the original game. To avoid legal troubles, the developers later switched to a unique graphics style and a completely different protagonist. However, much of the Mario influence remains in Maryo down to the enemies, items, and even the music (which is entirely made up of fan remixes of Mario themes). Unlike The Great Giana Sisters, Secret Maryo Chronicles has received no acknowledgement from Nintendo, meaning that this game is, for now, safe from legal troubles.
  • Mass Effect refers a few times to an in-universe MMORPG called Galaxy of Fantasy, in which, according to the dossier the Shadow Broker has on them, Legion apparently have a level 612 Ardat-Yakshi necromancer. They also have the maximum possible score in N7 Code of Honor: Medal of Duty.
  • All over the place in First Encounter Assault Recon, if you bother looking - up to and including Cheezee Pooz, a parody of the already bland-name Cheesy Poofs from South Park. Parodied with some vending machines in the second game for a drink called "Professor Doctor", calling it "the original" and asking that you "don't settle for imitators".
  • Ninth Rock has both MASA and Spacebook.
  • Gitaroo Man shows a "Burger Queen" restaurant in the background of the second level.
  • 10 Days with My Devil has "Prata" shoes, "Horshey's" chocolate, and "Crackle Jacks." Amusingly, in the prologue sequence Prada is mentioned by name - Haruhito claims to own the company - but it's referred to as "Prata" in all subsequent dialogue.
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV lets you loot the ruins of several familiarly named stores, such as Shanel, Luis Witon, or the laptop-focused Appolo store.
  • Citizens of Earth has Moonbucks Coffee and FedUPs postal service.
  • Time and Eternity gives us Rad Bowl Energy Drinks.
  • Mother 2, the Japanese version of EarthBound, had red "Come" trucks with a familiar-looking swirl logo. During localization, these became running stick figure logos.
  • In New York City Bus Simulator, the streets are filled with these (as well as, inexplicably, what appears to be Engrish). Chevy becomes Cheyyv, Cold Stone becomes Old Son, Burger King becomes King King... witness it here.
  • Tomb Raider III: The Lost Artifact has transport company "Eurochunnel" and a newspaper called "UK Today".
  • Several of the Papa Louie time management games use Creameo bits as a dessert topping, whereas in real life Oreo bits are a popular dessert topping.
  • Dyscourse. A bunker at an abandoned military base contains an uneaten can of SLAM.
  • Cities: Skylines
    • The game features the infamous "Chirper", an in-game social network that residents use to voice compliments or complaints about how the player is running the city. The Chirper logo is a blue bird.
    • The game's fandom has widely adopted the term "Cims" to describe the game's inhabitants, obviously echoing the "Sims" in The Sims. It also connects to the Cities: Skylines developers' previous game, Cities In Motion.
  • Kerbal Space Program features the rocket engine manufacturer "Kerbodyne". The real company was Rocketdyne, designer of numerous engines including the F-1 and J-2 that powered the Apollo missions.
  • Yo-Kai Watch features the mogmog Burgers restaurant in the video games and anime. While it looks just like a McDonald's (in fact, several Japanese McDonald's restaurants were temporarily re-designed as mogmog Burgers to promote the anime movie), its name comes from Japanese fast food chain Mos Burger.
  • Shenmue has "Bellwood's Cola", which has a graphical design very close to Coca-Cola.note 
  • ThrashRally, a top-down Neo Geo rally racing game, had -among others- Toyot GT-Four/Land Crusher (Toyota Celica GT-Four), Parsche 911/OD 6000X (Porsche 911), or Mitsuboshi/Thunderjet (Mitsubishi Pajero).
  • In the Sega Saturn game Bug! Too (sequel to Bug), whenever Bug loses a life, a shoe crushes him. The shoe was apparently made by "Bug Crusha", with a logo that parodies the (long since defunct) shoe company British Knights.
  • The Pokémon series generally avoids using this trope, with most named in-universe products being wholly original. However, in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, a brand of dolls named "Hi Skitty" is brought up a few times.
  • American Truck Simulator. While Kenworth and Peterbilt are real, the rest of the companies in the game are this. You will encounter Chemron (Chevron) gas stations, UDS (UPS) trucks, and CarZone (AutoZone) billboards. Also, some jobs consist of transporting cars to or from Voltison dealerships, whose logo, color scheme, and vehicles look strikingly similar to Tesla's.
  • Euro Truck Simulator had, amongst real life Volvo and Renault trucks, the Majestic truck company, along with its sole truck model, the Across. A few patches later, it was changed to the actual Mercedes-Benz Actros.
  • Eiyuu Senki: The World Conquest has Oda Nobunaga constantly ordering supplies from Amasson, though in that universe it's based in South America and not the USA.
  • ATOM GRRRL!! has mentions of "MickDee's", "Wanda's" and "Subwich".
  • The Arcade Game Drift Out minced the names of its car models: Masda Familio (Mazda Familia), Lancha Deleta (Lancia Delta), Toyata Celca (Toyota Celica), Fard Siara (Ford Sierra), Mitsuboshi Galent (Mitsubishi Galant), BWM AW3 (BMW AWD) and Subaro Legagy (Subaru Legacy). These and other ill-disguised brand names such as Michlin (Michelin) and Shall (Shell) can also be glimpsed on in-game billboards. The sequels avert this.
  • Caligula has "Gossiper", a social network that is very clearly supposed to be Twitter.
  • D.Va's "Game On" emote in Overwatch is directly inspired by the Mountain Dew and Doritos obsessed "Gremlin D.Va" that the fandom created. She munches from a bag of "D.Vatos" while playing her game.
  • Tattletail has the eponymous Talking Tattletail doll, an extra-creepy version of the infamous Furby dolls.
  • Undertale has "Mew Mew Kissy Cutie", Alphys's favorite anime, and its disappointing sequel, based on Tokyo Mew Mew and its disappointing sequel Tokyo Mew Mew a la mode.
  • Sleeping Dogs has the Sun On Yee and 18K triads, standing in for Real Life Hong Kong triads Sun Yee On and 14K
  • The Walking Dead repeatedly takes advantage of the stylized graphics to disguise nonsense names as proper brand names. For example, one part of Season Two has you distracting walkers by honking the horn of a "CHOVET" truck which, thanks to the smudges and dirt, looks almost indistinguishable from "Chevrolet".
  • The intro to Interstate '82 reveals that retired Auto-Vigilante Groove Champion drinks Dan Jackal's Bourbon (rather than Jack Daniels' Tennessee Whiskey). And then there are all the cars - the Courcheval Manta, the Phaedra Clydesdale, and the Reliable J to name just a few.
  • Ratchet: Deadlocked (part of the Ratchet & Clank series) has the "Vox" network (founded by Gleeman Vox, the game's Big Bad). Originally an illegal TV networknote , Vox had apparently become a legal network by the time the events of Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack In Time take place.note 
  • Grottos and Gremlins, board game of choice of the Nerd clique in Bully. The devs had wanted to feature it as a playable arcade game, in a similar style to Gauntlet, but this was dropped due to time constraints.
  • Wall Street Kid ran on this. It's about buying stock in very familiar-sounding companies (Carnivore Cruise Lines, Rattel Toys, Pan Nam flights, etc.).
  • Thrash Rally, a racing game for the Neo Geo, featured cars as the "Toyot GT-Four", "Citraen ZX", or "Parsche 911"note .
  • Project CARS, due to being unable to license the official Suzuka circuit, instead has Sakitto, a slightly shorter and hillier Suzuka knockoff that lacks the central hairpin. Likewise, Azure Circuit is a stand-in for Monaco.

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