There is nothing in the world more powerful than a secret video game on a school playground. For an entire day — maybe even a week — you can become the king of recess, just by wielding the Mew Under Truck rumour, or the secret Triforce hidden in Ocarina of Time. Hey, who said the secrets need to be real?
Lately, Twitter has been packed with secrets ready to take to the playground, after podcast hosts Aaron and Tommy asked everyone what their best “useless” piece of video game knowledge was:
And boy, did the internet deliver. The tweet now has over 84 million views, with thousands of replies to the question that ranges from the well-known secrets to the stuff that even we didn’t know. Here are our favourites:
teeny tiny hobbits
The Super Mario Bros. 3 box was a lie
You can cut down long grass in Pokémon
Sakurai never shuts up about his cat
Ocarina’s dungeon targeting
Charles Martinet’s movie career
What are your best useless video game knowledge? Tell us in the comments!