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  1. Grand Theft Auto V cost $265 million to make -- the largest budget of any video game at that time -- but turned around and made $1 billion in its first 72 hours

  2. When Michael Jackson granted Weird Al Yankovic permission to do "Fat" (a parody of "Bad"), Jackson allowed him to use the same set built for his own "Badder" video from the Moonwalker film. Yankovic said that Jackson's support helped to gain approval from other artists he wanted to parody.

  3. Michael Jackson was a huge fan of Weird Al Yankovich. The pop star eagerly let Al do parodies of 'Beat It' and 'Bad,' and actually let him use the subway set of 'Bad' to film a music video for 'Fat.' Michael Jackson also did his best to convince other artist to let Al parody them.

  4. The iconic Goldeneye 007 for the Nintendo 64 was created by only 9 people.... and 8 of them had never once worked on a video game before!

  5. Pornhub displayed a message that said it automatically shared the video you were watching on social media for April Fools

  6. To fight illegal logging of their land, an indigenous community of 9000 members in Guyana built a drone by watching DIY videos on YouTube, to film the illegal activities and report the footage to Guyanese authorities.

  7. Weird Al' Yankovic recorded a parody of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," entitled "Perform This Way," and all of the proceeds from the parody and its music video were donated to the Human Rights Campaign, to support the human rights themes of the original song.

  8. GameStation, a UK video game retailer, added a clause to their T&C's that stated that you surrender your immortal soul when you place an order through their site, to show that people don't read them. They now own 7500+ souls.

  9. Don Rickles passed away before he was able to record any dialogue for Toy Story 4. Rather than replacing him, Disney reviewed 25 years of material from the first three films, video games, and other media; they were able to assemble enough dialogue to cover the entire film.

  10. A 9000 member indigenous tribe in Guyana is fighting illegal logging of their land by filming the activity with a drone they built by watching DIY videos on YouTube and taking the footage to the Guyanese government.

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Instances of LGBTQ Representation in Video Games for Pride Month

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Most older CD based video games can be put in a CD player and you can listen to the soundtrack of the game

Terry Pratchett's daughter, Rhianna Pratchett, is a video game writer responsible for stories like BioShock Infinite, Mirror's Edge, the new Tomb Raider series and Overlord.

A dad in China hired gamers to kill his son in video games so the son would start looking for a job and get a life

In 2007 GameFAQs had a contest to determine the best video game character. The L-Block from Tetris emerged as the winner.

Test audiences hated 'Dirty Dancing' and the producer was so disappointed in the final product he said "Burn the negative, and collect the insurance." Expected to be a box office bomb, instead was a smash hit,was the #1 video rental of '88, and was first film to sell a million copies on video.

A man in California bought a video camera so he could capture behind-the-scenes footage of Robert Patrick and Edward Furlong filming scenes for the Terminator 2 arcade game near his home. Instead he ended up capturing the beating of a motorist: Rodney King

Back in the 1980's people were able to download Video Games from a radio broadcast by recording the sounds onto a cassette tape that they could then play on their computers.

The American version of the music video for Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" features 36 images of missing children. The music video helped resolve 26 of those cases.

A Swiss couple in the Maldives paid £820 to have their their wedding vows renewed in the native Dhivehi language. When the wedding video was posted to YouTube, the subtitles revealed that the minister had actually been insulting them, calling them "infidels" and their children "bastard swine".

In Japan, you can hire a handsome man to show up at your place, watch a sad video with you until you cry, then wipe your tears for you.

In 2010, Chris Pratt shot a behind the scenes video for Parks and Recreation, joking that Steven Spielberg was texting him to star in Jurrasic Park 4. Five years later he starred in Jurrasic World.

The band Jet's second album was rated a 0.0 out of 10 by Pitchfork magazine and in lieu of writing a review, a YouTube video of a monkey urinating into his own mouth was put up on their site.

Americans spend on lottery more than they spend on books, video games, sports tickets, movies and music - combined.

"Weird Al" Yankovic said that Donny Osmond was the "whitest guy I could think of" to appear in his music video for 'White & Nerdy' in which Osmond danced for the full 3 minutes of the song in one take.

That, in the NHL, if a team's starting and backup goalie are injured during a game, rule 5.3 allows almost anybody to suit up in net as a replacement (including from the crowd). Examples have included a team video producer and an embroidery shop owner (who dressed but did not play).

In 1987, Fisher-Price manufactured and sold a camcorder capable of recording video footage to standard audio cassettes.

The famous "Keyboard Cat" video was originally filmed in 1984 and that its star, Fatso, died in 1987, twenty years before it was posted on YouTube.

MIT researchers were able to capture sound from a soundless video of a chip bag using a high FPS camera recording. All sound causes objects to vibrate and using advanced software, they were able to match the vibrations shown in the chip bag to the respective audio frequencies.

Daler Mehndi was told his music was only popular because his videos featured beautiful women dancing, so he released a music video featuring only himself. This video, "Tunak Tunak Tun", has more than double the views of any of his other videos on youtube (88M as of today).

When the KGB tried to blackmail Indonesian President Achmed Sukarno with videotapes of the president having sex with Russian women disguised as flight attendants, Sukarno wasn't upset. He was pleased. He even asked for more copies of the video to show back in his country.

Evangelist Ray Comfort recorded a video arguing the banana displayed many user-friendly features that were evidence of intelligent design. Comfort retracted the video upon learning that the banana is a result of artificial selection by humans, and that the wild banana is small and unpalatable.

Osama Bin Laden had the "Charlie Bit My Finger" video in his computer's audio/visual collection

When Daler Mehndi was criticized for using beautiful women to make his music popular, he made a video featuring only himself. It rose to become a hit in India and an internet meme.

An NCAA football coach was fired after a co worker found porngraphic videos of children on his cell phone. He fought the charges vigorously after being charged with 2 felonies. He was finally reinstated after 18 months after it was revealed it was his kids taking a bath.

The Bohemian Rhapsody video took only four hours to film. The band arrived to the studio at 7.30 in the morning and by 11.30 they were finished and were relaxing in a local pub. The entire thing cost $2025.

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Top 50 Best-Selling Video Games of All Time

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Distribution of Scores for Every Video Game on MetaCritic