Thursday, July 9, 2009
"20 Totally Overused Words in Game Names"
Check out this wicked cool article from "Gamedaily.com"! If you ever wondered how often certain words are used with and within video games, you're about to find out! I posted a sample below and a link the the full article under the sample.
A male given name: from the Roman family name Marius.
Video game definition: A male given name from the Nintendo family name Money, usually associated with plumbing and/or a variety of international sports. (OK, so we sort of cheated on this one but come on -- there are 140 results for 'Mario' when you search on MobyGames)
Mario Kart was better when it didn't involve a plastic wheel attachment.
I can totally do a speed run of Super Mario Bros. in under four minutes, wanna see? Wait, where are you going?
Mario Kart, New Super Mario Bros, Super Mario Sunshine, Super Mario Galaxy, Mario Party, Mario & Luigi, Mario Golf, Super Mario Strikers, Mario Super Sluggers, Mario vs Donkey Kong, Paper Mario, Mario and Sonic: Olympic Games, Mario Power Tennis, Super Mario World.
Check out the full article here