These Video Games Eerily Predicted the Future Very Accurately

These Video Games Eerily Predicted the Future Very Accurately
We all know that movies and television have predicted major events (we're sure you've seen a million Simpsons prediction lists). Video games have done the same though, in ways that are sometimes incredibly spine-tingling. Get ready for some goosebumps with these eerie video game predictions.
Mercenaries 2 Predicted American Oil Rig Seizure
Mercenaries 2 Predicted American Oil Rig Seizure
Those close to Hugo Chavez, then-president of Venezuela, insisted that Pandemic Studios was trying to stir something up with Mercenaries 2: World In Flames. In the game, Venezuela tries to overtake American oil rigs. However, two years later, Venezuela did use armed forces to overtake 11 oil rigs from Oklahoma's Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company. 
Battlefield 3
Battlefield 3
Battlefield 3 has gamers trying to stop a slew of terrorist attacks across the world. One of the sites of the attacks is Paris, which is bombed in the game on November 13, 2014. The real Paris bombings took place a year later, but on the same date--November 13th.
Deus E x Predicted The Fall of The World Trade Center
Deus E x Predicted The Fall of The World Trade Center
Deus Ex was released in 2000, and something gamers noticed about New York City was that the World Trade Center was missing. An in-game memo notifies you that the towers were taken down by terrorists during an attack on the city. A year later, the towers were sadly actually destroyed that way on 9/11/01.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predicted Russia Invading Georgia
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predicted Russia Invading Georgia
While Russia invading anything isn't a novel concept, 2001's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon seems to have predicted Russia invading Georgia. In the game, Russia seeks to restart the Soviet Union, which involves invading surrounding countries, including Georgia. In 2008, Georgia did just that, which led to the Russo-Georgian War. The invasion was just a few months off from the game's timeline, interestingly enough.
 
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