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Wait... isn't she Private Vasquez?
Sega didn't think the same as Capcom in respect to their movements to avoid Mike Tyson's call. We can realize that in Fighting Vipers, where there's Jane, a character who's almost a copy of Private Jenette Vasquez from the "Aliens" film. Not only they share different forms of the same name, but also the same interests. Jenette from "Aliens" works f...
Applies to: Jane Fighting Vipers
Wardrobe Malfunction
In Power Instinct 2 and Power Instinct Legends, whenever Kintaro gets knocked backwards, you get to see his genitalia. Talk about indecent exposure!
Applies to: Kinta Kokuin
Waste Not A Plot
DragonBall Online was a 2007-2013 Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game that was only available throughout Asia (South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan). The basis of the game had the player's created character tasked by Trunks, now the leader of Time Patrol, a temporal police force, to travel throughout DragonBall history and st...
Applies to: DragonBall XenoVerse
Welcome Back, Frank
Zappa is named after the highly prolific "weird" musician Frank Zappa. Zappa's Raoh dragon punch, "Last Edguy," is for some reason a reference to the heavy metal band Edguy.
Applies to: Zappa
What About Bob?
Though there are many versions of the story explaining its origin, Hwoarang is most commonly known amongst internet Tekken players as "Bob". Out of encouragement (or spite) the name was given to the overweight martial arts master character debuting in Tekken 6.
Applies to: Bob Hwoarang
What could have been
According to game co-developer Alan Noon (who also played Blade and his palette-swapped cohorts in the game), Capcom initially did not specify that the game would be based on the movie, just that it would be a new Street Fighter with digitized graphics, using actors for the movie. Under the impression that they were designing Street Fighter III, No...
Applies to: Dhalsim Fei Long Geki Gouken Gunloc Lee Megaman Retsu Street Fighter: The Movie
Who Am I Saying That To?!
For some reason Yashiro says "Hey, Chris. I've beaten babies stronger than you, pork belly!" to Kula (not Chris) upon defeating her.
Applies to: Kula Diamond Yashiro Nanakase King of Fighters 2002, The
Who is this Guy?
Makendo 1 and 2 have both been aided by "spirit detective" Doro-san in cutscenes.

He was known in Kendo Rage as Osaki "Bob" Yoritomo, a kendo master.

Applies to: Makendo Makendo Ichigo
Who's That Man
"That Man" is a major character in the Guilty Gear saga, despite only appearing in story scenes, and finally as a boss in Guilty Gear 2.
Much about That Man is ambiguous, but he is apparently the creator of the Gears, and knows Sol's real name. I-no and Raven are his servants.
In Guilty Gear 2 his voice, diminutive stature, and comments by h...

Applies to: I-No Guilty Gear XX
World Zeroes
The Neo Geo CD fan disk "ADK World" contains some early and unused character sketches for various games. Clockwise from upper left, these World Heroes sketches are: Tutankhamun, Al Capone, Billy the Kid, Nero, an early Hanzou design, an early Jack design, Napoleon, and Miyamato Musashi.
Applies to: World Heroes
World Zeroes 2
The Neo Geo CD fan disk "ADK World" contains some early and unused character sketches for various games. Clockwise from upper left, these World Heroes 2 sketches are: Yagyu Jubei, Asteca, Urakan, Eris, Graham, Sinbad, Jeek Freet (Siegfried?? apparently from Finland), King, Gozu, Myusha, Riala, Ramses II, Heinrich, and Dracula.
Applies to: World Heroes 2
Would You Like Fries With That?
Many restaurant names in the game are a straight parody of real-life restaurant chains, the most prominent being Hanna Miller's (Yuka's Stage), which is completely based loosely on Anna Miller's.
Applies to: Yuka Takeuchi Advanced V.G. Advanced V.G. 2 V.G. Custom V.G. II V.G. Max Variable Geo

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