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15 ridiculous video game conspiracies and oddities

Heard the one about the video game that predicted the Deep Water Horizon tragedy?

Or the harmless Nintendo game that was linked to a spate of child suicides?

Like the arts of literature, theatre and film, the modern medium of video games aren't without their quirky conspiratorial hooks.

From bizarre fan theories to genuinely troubling urban legends, these are some of the weirdest gaming stories the internet has to offer.

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