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There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.
When Twister was introduced in 1966, critics denounced the game as “sex in a box”.
There are more possible positions in a chess game than atoms in the observable universe.
When Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba, he immediately ordered all game sets of Monopoly to be destroyed.
The city of Lusail, host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final game, does not exist yet.
The longest Monopoly game lasted 70 days straight.
Researchers have successfully used the game TETRIS to treat “lazy eye” in adults.
At the height of its popularity, CANDY CRUSH, a Facebook Game, made US$1 million per day.
At the height of its popularity, the game CANDY CRUSH had more active monthly players than the entire population of Canada.
You can’t use the word “candy” on a video game. Creators of CANDY CRUSH have managed to trademark the word.
On game days in Dallas, Cowboys Stadium can use more electricity than the entire country of Liberia.
The first soccer game televised was a friendly match between Arsenal’s first and second team in 1937.
The name “Super Bowl” was originally inspired by the game “Super Ball”.
Charlie Sheen once bought 2,600 seats at a baseball game so he could catch a home run ball.
The longest chess game that is theoretically possible has 5,949 moves.
Tetris’ creator didn’t make a penny until 10 years after releasing the game. The Soviet government had the rights.
After the whistle to start the game, soccer player Lee Todd said “Fck me, that was loud” and received the fastest red card in history: 2 seconds.
The inventor of the Game Boy was originally Nintendo’s maintenance man.
In a three-hour game of American Football, the ball is in play for just 11 minutes.
If you search for “atari breakout” in Google Images, you can play the game.