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Our expansive listing of random factoids about characters and games. If you know something we don't, feel free to submit it.

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Gang Leader From Another Game
Yanki Banchou hails from an earlier game in the Simple 2000 series, Ultimate Vol. 21. The game is titled Kensha Juutou! Yanki Banchou: Densetsu no Shouwa 99 Toshi and was released in the United Kingdom as Street Boyz.
Applies to: Blazing Jin
Garou History
In 2006, G-Mode and SNK Playmore released a mobile phone game called Garou Densetsu vs. Fighter's History Dynamite. The game - a beat-'em-up as opposed to a versus fighter - starred Terry Bogard, Mai Shiranui, and Makoto Mizoguchi as playable characters. Many of the generic enemies came from the two series represented, and Geese Howard and Karnov w...
Applies to: Geese Howard Karnov Mai Shiranui Mizoguchi Terry Bogard
Garou Matchup Chart
Check the image for the Garou matchups chart from Arcadia magazine #1 in June of 2000. Opinions may have changed in the intervening years but Kevin still dominates.
Applies to: Garou: Mark of the Wolves
Gauntlet Chicken
In the hack-and-slash game Gauntlet Legends, there is a power-up called the Pojo Egg, which transforms your character into Pojo for a short period of time. You can also play as Pojo via a password.
Applies to: Pojo
Gems of a Feather Crash Together
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo is a parody puzzle game featuring super deformed versions of Capcom's signature characters translating the stacking and shifting of "power gems" into taunts and super combos. Pocket Fighter is a spin-off of sorts, re-purposing the gems and comedic charm into a proper fighting game.

The Puzzle Fighter formula (s...

Applies to: Battle Arena Toshinden 3 Mortal Kombat: Deception Pocket Fighter
Genki Shirt
In Keiko Konno's story mode opening cutscene, the suspect she tried to arrest wears a shirt with the Genki logotype on it. It's the only time they are mentioned within the game. Meanwhile, Imagineer is taking all the credits.
Applies to: Keiko Konno Seifuku Densetsu: Pretty Fighter X
Genre Indecision
Makeruna! Makendo 2 is obviously the sequel to something, but not another fighting game. The first game in the series is a SNES platforming-actioner that was released in English as "Kendo Rage."
A third game, Makeruna Makendo Z, was released for the PCFX. That one's an RPG.

The heroine from the first game, Mai Tsurugino, appears as a hi...

Applies to: Makendo Ichigo Makeruna! Makendo 2
Glad(iator) to be Back
Blandia is sort of a pseudo-sequel to Taito's 1986 side scroller, Gladiator (aka Ougon no Siro [Castle of Gold] in Japan, and apparently "Great Gurianos" in some territories).

Gurianos was the hero of that game, and Blandia's locational armor-breaking system is lifted directly from it.

It's unknown what connection Allumer has with Tai...

Applies to: Gurianos Blandia
Gnawfest '94
Both Esaka (hero team theme) and Ketchaku (Rugal's second theme) contain samples of some kind of radio announcer from the Digital Underground song "Gutfest '89." Both Esaka and Ketchaku have the phrase "You can hear behind me now that's uh, I think they're called Blue Death" and Ketchaku contains the line "Yeah you can hear they're just having a ba...
Applies to: King of Fighters '94, The
Go Go Ikari Rangers
From 1996-98, Ralf and Clark had a particular special intro with each other. Although it wasn't voiced in 96, 97-98 contained their lines:

Ralf: "Ikuze, Clark!" (Let's go, Clark!)
Clark: "Oh!"
Both: "Cross Changer!"

This is a reference to the transformation sequence from the 1991 Super Sentai TV series, Chojin Sentai Jetman.

Applies to: Clark Steel Ralf Jones
Going, going...
Gon comes from the manga bearing his own name, as illustrated by Masashi Tanaka. Prior to his appearance in Tekken, he starred in his own Super NES platformer.
Applies to: Gon
In 2000, Capcom released Cannon Spike (USA, Gunspike JPN) for Naomi and Dreamcast. A top-down shooter developed by genre masters Psikyo, it featured a number of Capcom mainstays in starring roles.

The arcade version featured @char=charlie_sfa@, @char=cammy_stf@, and a redesigned @char=arthur_mvc@ alongside original characters Shiba Shintaro ...

Applies to: Arthur B.B. Hood Cammy White Charlie Nash Megaman
Gotham Dragon
Kano shows up as the boss of the EMP Challenge mission in NetherRealm's Punch-Out-esque iOS game, Batman: Arkham City Lockdown.
Applies to: Batman Kano
Great Scott
One might think that Dr. Brown, the time-travelling doctor of the World Heroes series, may have the first name Emmett. His full name is, however, Brown Sugar.
Applies to: World Heroes World Heroes 2 World Heroes Perfect
Grimm-me a break
Johnny Cage's name was originally going to be Michael Grimm. His "real" name, John Carlton is actually the name of one of the many MK staff members at Midway. It is unknown if the relatives in Johnny's profile are the real John Carlton's relatives, though.
Applies to: Johnny Cage
The grim undead look given to Havik was originally going to be yet another new look for Noob Saibot.
Applies to: Havik Noob Saibot
Guilty Gear 2 Overture in BlazBlue
Sin Kiske and Valentine can be seen on a big monitor at the Orient Town stage during the opening before going into battle.
Applies to: Sin Kiske BlazBlue
Guilty Gear AF
On April 1, 2007, Arc System Works announced the next game in the Guilty Gear series on their website--Guilty Gear MJ (Maximum in Japan). Further inspection revealed it to be a mahjong game, and common sense revealed it to be an April Fool's prank.
Applies to: Guilty Gear XX Accent Core
Gurumin what?
Gurumins is actually from an another Falcom game, "Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure".
Applies to: Gurumins

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