Unsettling Video Game Urban Legends

8. Lavender Town Syndrome


Pokemon Red and Green is a game released in Japan in 1996. Claims have been made that one level of this children’s game, Lavender Town, caused illness and suicides in children aged 7-12. One of the explanations is that the music was the cause of headaches, nausea and suicidal tendencies, which is why it was changed in a version for other countries.

7. Fallout 3 Predicts the Future

7. Fallout 3 Predicts the Future

If you know morse code, and you’ve played Fallout 3, it is possible that you also know the future. Radio stations in this post-apocalyptic game broadcast news in morse code, but it remains to be seen whether these news are just products of imagination or real deal.

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