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April Fools: Use Razer Venom for those extended play sessions

Peripheral manufacturer Razer is taking on the brave new world of "gaming grade stimulant and nutritional supplement." Razer's new product, Venom, can keep gamers awake and going for over 100 hours -- however, if you do "yawn," just refuel with more and you'll be good to do. If you're into...

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April Fools: 'AaaAAAaaa' dev announces '14. Drunken Robot Pornography'

Dejobaan Games is giving into the financial realities of being an indie developer and has announced its next project: 14. Drunken Robot Pornography. The developer of AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! -- A Reckless Disregard for Gravity will have 14DRP revolve around an idea that gamers can really...

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April Fools: Alan Wake Wars

Throw another gag on the April Fools' Day fire, Remedy has entered the fray. Up for offer is Alan Wake Wars, a game that takes the taut, suspenseful bent of Alan Wake and tosses on a layer of real-time strategy. The game contains 17 maps, 24 unit types and a staggering 18 tech trees. Lots of...

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April Fools: Romancing an elcor in Mass Effect 2

[INVITINGLY INQUISITIVE] Did you enjoy playing through Mass Effect 2 and participating in its mature, emotional story? [SMILINGLY CLANDESTINE] If so, you might like to hear about a secret love scene that can only be accessed as a female Commander Shepard. [PROVOCATIVELY JOURNALISTIC] We have...

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April Fools: Bungie introduces Halo: Reach's 'Battle Chess'

Bungie set the bar pretty high last year on April 1 and, today, we feel like it has at least met or exceeded it -- we'll leave the final determination up to you. As Bungie would describe Halo: Reach's included minigame, Battle Chess, it's a variation on the "longest-running competitive multiplayer...

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April Fools: BlizzCon already sold out ... before tickets go on sale

In a surprise announcement this morning via IncGamers, Blizzard has revealed that tickets to the just-announced BlizzCon 2010 sold out earlier than ever before -- before the tickets even went on sale, in fact. Apparently, due to a high rate of calls on Blizzard's tech support line suffering from "3...

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April Fools: Smell your PS3 games with PlayStation Scent

Move over Move, Sony's taking gaming into an all-new dimension: scent. Remember Smell-O-Vision? Of course you don't -- you're not that old. Well friends, the crack technology featured in the 1960 film Scent of Mystery is the future again, as Sony has announced "PlayStation Scent" with OXYtracking...

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April Fools: Halo film finishes the fight for love

Of all the April Fools jokes created for today, IGN may have just unleashed the best. It's the missing trailer for the once-was-gonna-happen Halo film. We don't want to ruin it for you, but let's just say that Master Chief is uniquely able to straddle the line between being a fighter and a lover....

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April Fools: Civilization V to feature 'Extreme Diplomacy'

Firaxis and 2K Games today announced "Extreme Diplomacy," a new feature for Civilization V, the upcoming installment of the tired strategy series. In an attempt to get the masses playing the turn-based snore fest, the series will add a fighting game death match arena: "two world leaders enter" ......

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April Fools: Ace Attorney Saga for Wii

The hardest April Fools' gags to handle are the ones that trick our hearts, but not our brains. Intellectually, we know that the trailer for Ace Attorney Saga from Brazilian site Hadouken is a gag. Of course it is. But somewhere deep deep down in the secret part of our heart where wishes are...

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