There is nothing in the world more powerful than a secret video game on the school playground. For a whole day – maybe even a week – you can become the King of Vacation, just by brandishing the rumored Mew Under Truck or the secret Triforce hidden in Ocarina of Time. Hey, who said secrets have to be real?
Lately, Twitter has been packed with secrets ready to play, after podcast hosts Aaron and Tommy asked everyone what their best “useless” bit of video game knowledge was:
And boy, did the internet deliver. The tweet now has over 84 million views, with thousands of answers to the question ranging from well-known secrets to things that even me I did not know. Here are our favorites:
Tiny tiny hobbits
Super Mario Bros. box. 3 was a lie
In Pokémon, you can mow long grass
Sakurai never shuts up about his cat
Ocarina dungeon targeting
Film career of Charles Martinet
What is your best useless video game knowledge? Tell us in the comments!