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Games conspiracy theories: Ten tall tales

By Iain Wilson on Friday 9th Aug 2013 at 1:15 PM UTC

Urban legends and conspiracy theories exist in all walks of life, and the world of video games that's certainly no different. Some of these myths surround games that most likely never existed, whereas others are generated by fans looking to fill in gaps in the narrative or expand the universe of their favourite game.

The internet and message boards have helped people piece stories together and, often, invent their own tall tales. These stories to develop and spread, to the point where many of them have become as well know as the games themselves. In the slideshow below you'll see ten of the biggest.

Is there a particular gaming myth or conspiracy theory that has stood out for you? Let us know in the comments.