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When executives apologize for April Fools potshots

EA Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore has tweeted a necessarily brief apology to Nintendo of America and its fans, distancing all parties from an unapproved, "unacceptable" and "stupid" joke that made the rounds earlier today. The handlers of an official Twitter account for Frostbite, the...

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April Fool's Day inflates craniums throughout Guild Wars 2

When those embroiled in the eternal conflict known as Guild Wars 2 log into their favorite online roleplaying game on April 1, they'll notice something a bit odd about their characters - specifically, each inhabitant of the game will now feature a gigantic head. The momentary alteration has no...

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Arma 3 takes us all for a ride with Kart DLC [April Fools!]

The first official (and totally not real) bit of premium DLC for open-world shooter Arma 3 is kart racing. Arma 3 Karts includes (well, it would, if it existed) time-trial races and open-world kart battles, with seven versions of vehicles to choose from. "Since we're already in the zombie...

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Blizzard rings in April Fool's with faux fisticuffs, Flappy Bird spoof

Blizzard Entertainment has long had a reputation for its meticulously crafted April Fools' Day gags, and this year, instead of a sole punchline, the company is offering the willingly gullible a trio of faux announcements. For instance, it has been revealed that the next segment of the...

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Sega launches 'Rappy Bird' [April Fools!]

There's an element of cruelty to some of the most memorable April Fool's jokes, and Sega's prank this year is among the cruelest. Responding to years of Phantasy Star Online 2 localization requests from diehard fans, Sega has released Rappy Bird, an online clone of the mobile hit Flappy Bird...

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Sony's super cereal [April Fools!]

It's been plainly obvious for ages that the Vita's in need of a power source that doesn't get in the way of mealtime. The newly unveiled Sony Power Food is the answer to the question that everyone's been asking. Remember, this method of powering up your Sony electronics only works with Sony...

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Google partners with Pikachu in Google Maps: Pokemon Challenge [April Fools!]

Google wants to hire the very best. Like no one ever was. If you're a Pokémon master and can meet some extreme physical fitness requirements, you might have what it takes to survive the Pokémon Challenge, a fictional Google Maps-based job application that employs an augmented...

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