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April Fools: Journey gets a trailer for Rocket Death Match DLC

thatgamecompany is probably the last group of folks we expect these shenanigans from; They're always so artsy and sincere! But there must be a few yuksters around Sony's studio in Santa Monica, because the studio created this faux trailer for April Fool's Day, threatening to invade the serene...

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April Fools: Dishonored creators lie about everything in their own game

Every year on April 1, the barrage of joke videos and announcements roll in, and every year, there's a clear winner in the "Oh, man, that's good" category. This year's frontrunner is a subtle, hilarious walkthrough video from Dishonored co-creators Raf Colantonio and Harvey Smith. Watch in...

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April Fools: Pokemon Mastery degrees

Today, the Pokémon Twitter account delivered a heartwarming anti-college message as its April Fools joke, highlighting a fake course schedule for a Pokémon Mastery degree, with a link to a page saying that "Every Pokémon Trainer knows that the road to becoming a Pokémon...

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April Fools: Minecraft 2.0 is finally coming

No, it's really not, but in the ridiculous pranking tradition of April Fools Day, Mojang has curated a batch of fan-created trailers for a fictional Minecraft sequel. The videos feature update suggestions from Mojang, including death by chickens, exploding farm animals, floating sheep, horses, a...

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April Fools: Sega's new surround sound is the greatest of all time

Sega is updating its classics with new "HD 3D surround sound," adding unbillyvable realism to its back catalog. Make sure the baalance on your speakers is set evenly, so the subtle ungulations of the surround sound come through....

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April Fools: Football Manager 1888 edition announced

Chalk this April Fools joke up as cruel, because Sports Interactive's announcement of Football Manager 1888 today leaves us with a game we know doesn't exist that we want to play so badly. The developer says the fake game gives players "the option of taking over any of the original 12 clubs...

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April Fools: WayForward's 'Cat Girl Without Salad' has everything but salad

Cat Girl Without Salad! is the newest game from WayForward, combining "elements from several gaming genres, including puzzler, platformer, shmup, action, shooter, adventure, strategy, fighting, rhythm, arcade, horror, tactical, RPG, TPS, RTS, and visual novel" into one game, due this fall...

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April Fools: Deus Ex: Human Defiance augments triangles into pixels

The Deus Ex: Human Defiance news teased by Eidos Montreal yesterday turned out to be an appeal for fan support for a pseudo-8-bit sequel, which uses the greatly reduced budget required for graphics to add two new cities, Montreal and Moscow. This is clearly an April Fools' Day joke – and the...

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Groove Coaster Zero adds its first horror story level

Taito's Groove Coaster Zero usually has players tapping icons to the tune of electronic music, but for today only, a new track explores a different genre: scary stories. If you load up the free-to-play iOS game between now and midnight PST, you'll get to play a new level set to a ghost story,...

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