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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 starri...

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Modern Warfare 3 gets a free Steam weekend, we've never heard of it

This is obscure, but a few people might be interested in it: A little indie title called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is going to be free on Steam this weekend. The publisher, "Activision" (we've never heard of them – probably a really artsy two-man studio in Canada somewhere) needs a littl...

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Arkham action figure line includes Titan Joker, Killer Croc and the Bats

DC Comics is releasing a new line of action figures based on the lead and supporting casts of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, though you'll have to wait a while to get your hands on them. The line is segregated into regular and "deluxe" figures; the five regular figures (Batman, Ra's...

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April Fools: Telltale puts you in the game with Envelotech

Sure, the totally-fake Envelotech device shown off in Telltale's April Fools' Day video below has terrifying properties -- but was Puzzle Agent really the best way to showcase its potential for terror? We probably would have gone with Jurassic Park, or, at the very least, Torturetown....

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Watch Blizzard's fake unveiling of three new games from BlizzCon

Blizzard surprised attendees of its BlizzCon 2010 closing ceremonies with the (totally fake) announcement of a trio of new projects -- which, considering the fullness of the developer's dance card, was a pretty solid hint that all present parties were about to be viciously punk'd. If that didn't do...

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April Fools: Old Republic's final, final class revealed: Sarlacc Enforcer

We can see why BioWare and LucasArts decided to post about The Old Republic's "Sarlacc Enforcer" class in a joking manner, rather than actually including it in the game. Can you imagine the balancing issues which would surface when dealing with an archetype which can't move, but can instantly devou...

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Rock Band: Radiohead isn't real, is real funny

According to our precise calculations, roughly 10 gazillion versions of various Guitar Hero and Rock Band games now exist. And even though Radiohead has done its fair share of appearing in rhythm-music games over the years, Break.com does a great job of portraying an entire game based around an ex...

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Turn 10 hilariously shows off its new logo: Forza Watersports

You see that image above, friends (#1)? That was the image revealed last week to PortalXbox.com.br during a briefing in São Paulo, Brazil, teasing the assuredly to-be-announced at E3 2009 Forza 3, developed by Turn 10 Studios. It seems as though Turn 10 likes having a little bit of fun with...

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Valve jokingly drops MMO code into latest Team Fortress 2 patch

If you needed further proof that the folks over at Valve are cheeky, cheeky scoundrels, you need not look further than a recent piece of code in the latest patch for Team Fortress 2: // TF2 MMO "TF_MMO_LFG" "Looking For Group" "TF_MMO_Quest1" "You must kill %s1 %s2 to complete this quest...

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360 display boxes vandalized, Wii evangelized

If we're to believe Dustin Wilson's assurances, the mischief above wasn't a product of Photoshop or any other methods of internet chicanery. He actually scribbled the Wii endorsement onto the Xbox 360 display boxes with a white paint marker while one of the game shop's employees was distracted....

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