Gaming's hidden messages

There are hidden messages in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, from Nintendo luminaries Iwata and Miyamoto. They're not satanic or disturbing in the slightest, but still interesting:

Iwata's message:
"Hello, this is Iwata from Nintendo.
A president has to take things really seriously, even if it doesn't seem like it. It's understandable if you lose weight from stress...but I get fatter instead. Nobody thinks I'm taking it seriously."

Miyamoto's Message:
"Ah, can you hear me? This is Miyamoto.
All of you playing Metroid, can you hear me?
It's fun, isn't it?
I've also worked on many [Metroid] games, but this one is the best yet, don't you think?
Definitely play it all the way to the end.
See you!"

And who could forget the door in Assassin's Creed that looks like Optimus Prime from the Transformers?


It's a bit silly, but still cool. It's hard to know where hidden messages stop and daft Easter eggs begin... so one more demonic-sounding hidden voice before we leave you with the most juvenile hidden message we've seen. This rather sinister-sounding voice is hidden in Jam Sessions on DS. When you play a specific chord, you can hear a voice whisper something. But... as a YouTube comment pointed out, it could just be the Japanese word 'Tsugimasu' which apparently means 'next'. As in 'Let's record the next chord'. But that's no fun, is it? No, must be Satan or something.

So to the final message. There's no hidden meaning as such - it's pretty self-explanatory. Found in GTA3, you can't see it unless you fly over the stadium or use a cheat, but here's a screen for you to save you the hassle.


Yup, we felt our IQ drop a few points too.


  • fireall816 - July 7, 2009 12:12 a.m.

    if u zoom 2 400 % it says "clear"
  • DasavageJ - June 30, 2009 9:24 p.m.

    These were hilarious, especially the Sonic and Mario ones lol. Also if your looking for a game FULL of easter eggs try MGS4, like when your fighting the Beauties/Beasts in there bare female form and you look at them through the camera they pose like models. here's a link to show any that care: anyway nice article GR.
  • secretsearcher - June 25, 2009 7:46 p.m.

    The sonic one made me laugh.
  • LieutenantCipher - June 14, 2009 4:46 a.m.

    also, could've sworn it says CAR in the Bungie logo, everything else doesn't look remotely close to letters
  • jello500 - May 1, 2009 11:02 p.m.

    gay gay gay gay gay
  • - April 18, 2009 1:28 a.m.

    In MP3,it says "Wii is awesome" when it has the random data flow in the beginning.
  • nicksayswatzup - April 17, 2009 4:29 a.m.

    Ep1c failLlllllllz0rz Wtf/ no PoRtL?!1 the CakE Is a LIe11111 aNd so is Gamsraider1111111 thi artIcLE dIED of DysEnTARy
  • WBxRelentless - April 12, 2009 9:41 a.m.

    haha in gta vice city.. candy suxxx? haha
  • thephntm - April 10, 2009 2:07 a.m.

    tnx for no screamers. PS the optimus prime door is hilarious!
  • hockeyd44 - April 2, 2009 9:53 p.m.

    Don't forget the sign found at the UNLV level in rainbow 6 vegas. Found in the "quad" it says emo kids suck.
  • fireall816 - July 7, 2009 12:14 a.m.

    i mean on the halo
  • _D-Man_ - June 24, 2009 5:36 p.m.

    i didnt get any7thing out of the ds one lool at the AC door. alot of hidden messages in GTA IV too.
  • Warp3 - June 14, 2009 5:10 p.m.

    The one in GTA3 isn't really much of a "hidden message" as that's just the name of the Liberty City baseball team in that game (it's mentioned on the radio multiple times, after all).
  • LieutenantCipher - June 14, 2009 4:45 a.m.

    lol, Real mature GTA XD Funny though - I've palyed AC a hell of a lot of times and I never came across a door like that; or I just didn't notice it, better go play it again just for shits and giggles
  • Spybreak8 - June 11, 2009 2:40 a.m.

    lol no the halo thing said caching!
  • civver - June 7, 2009 11:41 p.m.

    Don't put the subtitles under the audio clips! It enhances pareidolia.
  • midgiemelendez - May 21, 2009 8:10 p.m.

    maybe the halo 3 thing said "CHANGE" huh? Obama, change we can believe in (or something like that)
  • Gamefreak1234 - May 15, 2009 7:06 p.m.

    Thank god. No screamer. But another one about halo 3. Who could ever forget the backwards auido files when you would look at a terminal! There classic, and anyone can hear 'em. Oh, BTW, where is the optimus prime door.
  • SwampRock - May 7, 2009 10:45 p.m.

    for a village. i thought the sonic one was gonna be a screamer or the first one.
  • hyperboy - April 19, 2009 5:31 p.m.

    oh and about the tomb stone that says here lies link was meant that final fantasy 1 buried legend of zelda.

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