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10 Game Discoveries Never Meant to Be Found – Part III

10 Game Discoveries Never Meant to Be Found – Part III


Every so often players come across a discovery
in a video game that clearly no one was ever meant to find… Even at times creating an
enormously embarrassing situation for the developer in the aftermath of the discovery. This is why today we’re diving into the
top ten craziest discoveries in video games that no player was ever intended to find… Part III. …Bought to you by Dashlane. Atlas. Earlier this year, Studio Wildcard launched
their massive multiplayer game Atlas.. ..their hugely-hyped second game
following their highly-popular prehistoric adventure, Ark: Survival Evolved. Wildcard boasted Atlas as the next big step
for the studio, touting epic sea warfare and rigorous first person combat against gargantuan
enemies in a vast environment that could hold forty-thousand players at once. And this is what they actually got… “What the [bleep] is going on?” “About an hour to do…” – “What the [bleep]?” “..It’s pretty rough dude.” Atlas was so not what players were promised
that the community joked that for Atlas, Studio Wildcard must have just reskinned and copy
and pasted over their original game Ark: Survival Evovled… which hit a little too close to
home when streamer Mukka noticed that there was an invisible fourth option hovering at
the bottom of Atlas’s pause menu… which when selected revealed the settings menu for
the original Ark: Survival Evolved. “And you’re in an Ark menu!” “Hello!!!” “We are playing Ark: Survival Evolved!!” This discovery quickly imploded the Atlas
player community, who felt promised a fully-fledged, next-level experience from Studio Wildcard,
and were instead given a quick mod of an already three-year-old game. “What’s going on?” “How do you like this game so far?” However, Wildcard really began to live up
to its name weeks later when a number of strange discoveries began to show up all across the
game’s environment, beginning when Twitch streamer BurkeBlack was suddenly bombarded
by eight killer whales at the same time… “What the [bleep]!?!”
-“Woah!” “There’s whales everywhere!” “They SPAWNED whales!” …which quickly became much more disconcerting
when a random WWII plane came crashing out of the sky… [explosion] “What the hell was that?” …leaving BurkeBlack in total silence. “..Oh.” “Where!?”
-“Jeez.” Meanwhile, Atlas’s subreddit flooded with
players finding WWII vehicles all across the game world, with many strange AI behaviors
that outright confused players. In response, Studio Wildcard claimed the WWII
vehicles were NOT the result of a hack or game mod as players suspected, and instead
were the result of someone getting into one of the game’s administrative accounts and
spawning the ready-made game assets in… Because of course there would be ready-made
WWII vehicles in a game about being a pirate! All I’m saying is: don’t be surprised
if a Studio Wildcard WWII game comes out next year and we found out it has another Ark menu hidden inside
of it. “We are playing Ark: Survival Evolved!” Super Smash Bros Brawl. a purple dragon came to me with a discovery
on my discord server explaining that they wanted to memorize all the costumes of each character
in Smash Bros Brawl, and decided an easy way to do so would be to go through the files
all of the characters in the game – when they noticed something that struck them as ODD
on Princess Peach’s model. ♪ “La la la la la la la.” ♪ Apparently, one of the textures for Peach’s
golf club in the files is actually a pixelated AR-15! Of course, I had to check this out for myself. I downloaded Peach’s model file from Smash
off of the Models Resource and sure enough! ..There it was right there in front of my face
under the file PlyPeach5KGolfS! Well, I guess its true what they say: ‘Don’t
mess with the princess unless you wanna get pressed to the chest with an AR-15!’ Not sure why Peach ever needed Mario’s help
if she was packing that kind of heat this whole time. Halo 2. Thanks to my friend and YouTuber gamecheat13 for sharing this discovery with me on my discord server. Gamecheat13 found that by modifying
Halo 2’s data, he could reinstate a cut sprint ability that was originally supposed
to be in the game, a feature that didn’t actually appear in the series until four games
later.. While giving the cut sprint ability a go with every weapon in the game, he came
across something never meant to be found when he used the cut ability with two dual-wielded
SMGs.. [laughing] Nice! While this discovery was likely intended as
a joke amongst Bungie, the whole thing shows once again that Bungie has always been on
the cutting edge, as sprinting didn’t become a staple in first
person shooters until way after Halo 2’s release… ..And the ability to give the bird during
gameplay is essentially the precursor to the Fortnite emote. True genius when you think about it that way! Oculus. In April of this year, Facebook’s Head of
VR Product Development issued an apology on Twitter after being brought to the attention
of several disturbing hidden messages that were printed on the innards of tens of thousands
of Oculus controllers that actually made their way into retail! Messages included “This Space For Rent” “The Masons Were Here” and “Big Brother Is Watching”… ..a reference George Orwell’s
dystopian, over-surveillance novel 1984, as well as a rather bold reference to Facebook’s
own controversial practices concerning the handling of its users’ data.. “Would you be comfortable sharing with us
the hotel you stayed in last night?” “Um…” [uncomfortably cringeworthy laugh] Although Mitchell claims the joke occurred
somewhere in assembly as a “process error” it’s definitely not reassuring to know that
Facebook is being so callous about poking fun at the expense of its users’ privacy. Well, gives me enough reason to go ahead
and delete facebook. Final Fantasy XV. While I previously discussed Final Fantasy
XV players finding a way to a glance at some unintended fanservice, dataminers were also
in for a surprise when they went through all the character models in the game and found
two mysterious, highly-detailed nude models that couldn’t be found anywhere else in the game. The first one belonged to Genitana, which
if I had to guess is only here as the result of some really lonely late nights in the developer
office. However, things take a shift when we look
at the second highly-detailed nude model which belongs to the random, much more mature non-player
character, Camelia Claustra. Ahh, I know you probably weren’t wanting to see that – sorry. Why of all the FFXV characters in the game
was Camelia one of two characters found in this fully-detailed nude state left the FFXV community
questioning what the models’ purposes even were, perhaps even suggesting an easter egg
that’s never been found to this day. Unfortunately, I don’t think that’s an
easter egg anyone’s super eager to find. Shin Megami Tensei. Thanks to KaseyTheSage for also sharing this
very odd discovery with me on my discord server. Shin Megami Tensei is the extensive 3 decade
old international RPG franchise, more popularly known for its Persona sub-series. This find takes us all the way back to the
very first game on the Super Nintendo, where dataminers found in the game files these especially
disturbing sprites of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck that don’t appear anywhere else in
the game. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to piece together
this time why these horrifying versions of Mickey and Donald are here and why they were
removed. Exclusive to the Japanese PC-Engine build
of the game, players can enter Tokyo Destinyland, an obvious parody of Tokyo Disney World, and
come across two enemies only on the PC-Engine version… which are clearly much more ambiguous
design versions of the original bloodcurdling Mickey and Donald. Considering no one’s had more influence
over Copyright Law than Disney in the last one hundred years strictly over the copyright protection
of the Mouse alone, it’s pretty clear why the developers didn’t want anyone to find these
disturbing designs. But Mickey’s copyright is due up in 5 years,
so unless Disney manages to somehow intervene again with the copyright law again, looks
like Atlus will finally have the chance to make their own twisted version of Kingdom
Hearts here soon. Fallout 76. Previously, I discussed how players found
access to the developer room of Fallout 76 and received instabans that sparked a backlash
in the 76 community, not like it was the first. Well shortly after – a few months ago – redditor
McStaken found access in the still unreleased, clearly unfinished Vault 96… which he said
he managed to fall in as a complete accident … right – assumably as an attempt to protect
himself against Bethethsa’s heavy-handed banhammer. Inside they found an environment with some
things clearly not meant to be found, with terminals featured unused developer text including: “Flavor text to be written” and “Nice work, Assholes.” Damn, is this how Bethesda communicates to
each other? No wonder 76 is such a mess. Homefront: The Revolution. In 2015’s Homefront: The Revolution, in
the restricted zone area of the game, players found an arcade cabinet at the top of the
map that featured 2 levels from the original Time Splitters 2. While players thought this was a pretty nifty
easter egg, dataminers uncovered a much more unusual mystery regarding the inclusion of
the two levels, as they were able to find the entirety of Time Splitters 2 in the data
of Homefront: The Revolution with every single asset of the original game completely remastered
from the ground up, all just sitting right there all unused on the disc of Homefront. No HD remaster announcement of Timesplitters
has ever surfaced to this day, and curiously similar remastered files could be found in
Homefront relating to the games Future Perfect and Second Sight. Ironically, in 2018 Homefront publisher Deep
Silver announced they had acquired the rights to the Time Splitters series. So just know if they soon announce a Time
Splitters HD remaster, we might just have another Atlas situation all over again. Walking Dead. On day one of Season 2 Episode 5’s launch,
the Walking Dead player community was shocked and confused when PS3 owners discovered a
third option during this scene that couldn’t be executed on any other platform, in which
Clementine could shoot Mike. “Oh!” Wow, that looked great! Why this hidden execution was an exclusive
feature to the PS3 was a mystery until the next day… as the discovery was immediately
patched out of the game by the developer the implying that the sequence was never
meant to be found in the first place. Although why the scene was removed was never
given an official answer, a simple explanation would be they decided killing Mike off was
a bad idea at the last minute. Or maybe they just thought it looked dumb
as hell… I’d believe it. Shadow of the Tomb Raider. One week after the release of Lara Coft’s
latest adventure, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, a user by the name of Tombstone posted a mystery
on the official Tomb Raider Forums asking, “Nobody’s brought up the letter Lara gets
from Natla yet?” “Would Natla be the villain in the next games
maybe?” Given that Natla was the villain of the first
Tomb Raider and hadn’t had a reference or an appearance in a Lara Coft game in a
decade, nobody had any clue what the hell Tombstone was talking about, and proceeded to
lambasted him as a troll for several hours. Finally, after hours of endless roasting, Tombstone
remerged with a new video and a new post stating “I had to replay the whole damn game again so I hope
you cows calling me a troll and liar eat some humble crow pie!” In the link Tombstone provided, they watched
an alternate post-credit sequence, where, indeed, a swift moment in the scene revealed
Lara receiving a letter from Natla. Still not convinced, many players still believed
the footage was faked or modded in some way, as there was no way nobody else had found
such a discovery up until this point. It wasn’t until developer Eidos Montreal
came forward with a statement did those dubious change their tone. Turned out the ending was never meant to be
found at all, as it was actually patched out of the game with the game’s day one patch. And it turns out Tombstone only found the
ending himself because of problems regarding his internet. The official explanation left the community legitimately
confused by the last-minute omission of the sequence, as well as legitimately embarrassed
by their own treatment of Tombstone after the discovery turned out to be true after
all. While Natla’s future fate in the Tomb Raider
series at this point isn’t looking particularly hot, Tombstone’s fate in the Tomb Raider
forums was met with apology and praise as excavating Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s most
elusive ending is definitely a discovery that would have made Lara proud. Even though he only found it cause his internet’s
[bleep]. Just as none of these developers ever wanted
any of these discoveries to be found, don’t forget that some pretty strange stuff went
down on Atlas like a whale plummeting out of the sky and crushing a random streamer’s
ship, all because somebody managed to get into one of the accounts over at Studio Wildcard. So far it’s made for an incredibly awkward
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to share. Definitely let me know any haunting discoveries
you may have for the upcoming Halloween season. This video is especially dedicated to Vanyel…
hope I got your name correct. [patrons] Stay Tuned.

100 thoughts on “10 Game Discoveries Never Meant to Be Found – Part III”

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  2. I have Fallout 76, still sitting on my shelf…never been played. Fallout is one of my favorite series & I'm terrified it's going to make me hate my favorite series. Should I play it? Is there anything worthwhile?

  3. 5:59-Cuz There's Clearly A Need For The Yung & The Restless🍑💪🤤
    Nothing Wrong With Mature Strange🤣👏👏👍

  4. My gott, Laughed my arse off when the WWII plane crashed next to the pirate ship in atlas, just the occurence and the guy's reaction to it was glorious. shame the game was shit tho

  5. I mean… Nude models are made more often and fully detailed too for reference in cut scenes so the camera work can be used smart without showing the goods.

    They can for instance be used for love making scenes, showers, bathtubs and provocative scenes just to name a couple of situations.
    perhaps it was supposed to be used for a cut scene but got removed. Depending on how suggestive it is, such a thing can change the age rating of the game

    While the cut scene could be removed or simply deactivated, the models are small details in development in bigger scenes so leaving a fully detailed model inside that wasn't supposed to be there could have been glanced over or just simply forgotten to be removed.

    So I think it's not that weird 🙂

  6. Wait….at 4:50 how and why are these words labelled as "disturbing" if one feel disturbed by printed words spelling "This place for rent" "The Masons were here" or "Big brother is watching" you'd need to stretch it so thin to be able to call these disturbing, hell, I'd give if one was to say "big brother is watching" 's concept and idea behind it as being disturbing, I'd buy that, but not everything else -_-

  7. in GTA3 ib staunton island the mission were u get lured in a trap picking up a car, vans await and meth-heads come running out (aka ''Spank'') with suicide vests… if u can get over the wall there u will find a message from rockstar…… its in text word like style clearly not a normal texture its white and with black Microsoft word style it says: ''Do you know you shouldent be here?'' u can get there by the stairs and walk the ledges or just go easy and use the pogo or jump cheat or if u succeeded the taxi mission u can use that to jump over the wall , its a thin wall. there are a few more but i cant remember them right now

  8. Reskin our existing several-year-old game… don't code it properly… [something something dark side] .. profits.
    They removed the killing option because it's a white boy shooting a black man.
    Trust me, it's all about a blue checkmark. They cannot even be THOUGHT of as racist.
    Even though in story wise, it can make sense and builds for a great story building moment.

    You know the things gamerrs like and crave… you know, the thing that sells games.

  9. ‪the walking dead season 1 2012 Easter egg‬
    ‪the walking dead 400 days dlc 2013 Easter egg‬
    ‪the walking dead season 2 2013-2014 Easter egg‬
    ‪The Walking Dead: Michonne 2016 Easter egg‬
    ‪The Walking Dead: season 3 A New Frontier 2016-2017 Easter egg‬
    ‪The Walking Dead Collection 2017 Easter egg‬
    ‪The Walking Dead: season 4 The Final Season 2018-2019 Easter egg‬
    ‪The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series 2019 Easter egg‬

  10. I remember hearing about the Fallout 76 one before. But the real news here is… MICKEY MOUSE BECOMES PUBLIC DOMAIN IN 2024!?

  11. Me and one of my friends found this destiny 2 glitch a while ago that u can spend hours exploring. Here's a video on it:

    Destiny 2 Glitches – Big Out of Map on Titan
    #odddiscoveries

  12. wrong wrong. 1. Atlas was not a game by studio wildcard
    2. we knew it was based on Ark even without that glitch. it is a entirely new game, its just the communities brain damage that makes them belive a new game can not be based on previously used core. But yet you dont want to pay a lot, right? idiots. Didnt you even watch the trailer of the game? you could see where the vehicles came from.

  13. "The world war 2 vehicle were NOT the result from a hacker or game mod as players expected, but instead was the result of somebody getting a hold of the administrator accounts and spawning ready made game assets in."

    …….so a hacker then…

  14. If you download the 3d model from young Sigourney Weaver from the game Alien Isolation for XNA Lara, you will find out its fully nude with rigged female genitalia…

  15. Real props to the gamers that manage to stumble onto all these neat little hidden gems in games! If I ever find any easter eggs in video games I know who to tel! 😛

  16. Hey man I just found your Chanel today and I wanna let you know , please keep doing this man. Love your videos 💯💪🏻

  17. As a student of design and development of videogames, I have to confess I have probably done some stuff like the one shown in the videogame. Characters with weird textures that I was unable to notice like the AR from Peach, and also some "special" unused models of naked people that happened to be part of an asset we used for a videogame. In unity (a program for making videogames very easily) when you download an asset you usually download all the models and code included and from that you use a part of it. Well, we had some naked characters that were supposed to be used with some of the clothing that was given to other characters, a way of having more variety of models. I also remember some peers using weir debug logs (a function that prints text on the console, usually hidden when the game is done) and we would have texts popping up like Warning(The fucking variable x.position of assetname_charactername is not a number and has been established to the previous valid value) and log(Penis) repeated like thousands of times every second until the game crashed, as something went into an infinite loop, calculating things all the time with no end.

  18. Hidden messages in Oculus Hardware – employees are not always happy when their company is bought by a much larger company…

  19. The masons were here……yeah, and people still dont want to believe that the government and those in power are "satanic" weirdos. Funny how he put single eyes in between each phrase in his tweet too.

  20. I’m thinking that the nude models were simply placeholders created for the modellers to get a better understanding on how anatomy and posing would be for that character + how clothing items would realistically fit on the characters’ bodies, and that 2 were accidentally left in the final games, in the art world it happens all the time for realistic figures/styles

  21. I guess that having a bad internet connection can get you something else other than pissed off gamers

  22. lol dude you could always run in Gears of War and there was out before Halo 2 and you could also run in Crysis 1, Borderlands 1 and alot more 😛 many games had even before Halo 1, would also say then DOOM 1 even have it for there you always run and cant walk XD

  23. You know how artists draw non-lewd nude pictures for study? It makes sense when you don't want the art distorted in clothed version or when different clothes will go on the same body. Also it's justified at least for Gentiana because of Shiva who is practically naked with her metal bikini style outfit. For Camelia it may have been simply because it's challenging to model old people because of the subtle differences… I hope. Either way it's probably accidental leftovers suggesting that there were once nude model for most important characters.

  24. "What's goin' on how you liking this game so far?" 1:32

    That was fucking great.

    Also 4:05 – What finger is he holding up? Those censors are stopping me from seeing it.

  25. Holy shit I feel like I remimber the middle finger from halo 2. I never did any mod on it so I'm possibly misremembering but I feel like I recall seeing it once. But I dont remimber it being a double fisted one ha just a one handed flip off. Anyone else feel this way or am I just misremembering?

  26. 10:52 tombstone openly admits to being a pirate(software version… RRRR.) The reason no one else knows about this it is because it was patched out. If you pirate the game, you don't get patches and updates. Thus when he finished the game he saw the original ending. He didn't have internet problems. It was disabled via notepad and host files….

  27. Bruh, I hope someone found a way to make time splitters 2 remastered fully playable. I would buy homefront just for that

  28. i have to say that was a very well integrated ad at the end. i thought you were just doing a weird summary, and then BAM. you're actually selling product.

    i mean i'm broke as shit, so i'm not gonna buy it. but well done, just the same!

  29. Anyone who thinks those facebook messages in their VR tech is accidental is a moron. Zuckerberg said himself that his users are idiots for trusting him. His plan all along was to gather data for the government – he was literally placed at the head of teh company, formerly known as "life log" by the CIA.

  30. How are people complaining that they are buying the same game over. The hell you think you do with any movie, game, or any sequel. Just like hacking windows. Or any operating system. Still has the old code or changed wording.

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