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Pack-In Games

Most home video game consoles have a game included in the packaging, called a pack-in game. While some of them are better than others, it gives you a game to play as soon as you hook up your new console. Many of us bought consoles for a specific title they wanted to play. Here is an example of the game we were dying to play when we bought this console...

Nintendo Virtualboy

When I bought a new Nintendo Virtualboy console, it came with Mario Tennis, but I really wanted Water World!

Nintendo Virtualboy pack-in game

Nintendo always took a different approach to tennis games. It was more about fun than sport, thus their tennis games often delivered unexpected quirks to the well-known game. At the same time, I was a huge fan of the Water World movie. Fishtar? Are you kidding!?! Water World was an awesome massive film. I loved it and seeing it appear on Nintendo's odd new pseudo-VR console made my day. Had to check it out!

pack-in game

Check out our list of Pack-In games for each game console.

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