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April Fools' Day Serves World of Warcraft Players

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2009 10:35am PDT

Not content with pimping your epic mount? Blizzard Entertainment had another World of Warcraft-related April Fools' gag up its sleeve: the PvP...

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"lol Acy Slater = A.C. Slater from saved by the bell = mario... lopez?"

- Chogons see all 8 comments

Terra-tron Assembles in StarCraft 2 Japery

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 01, 2009 10:32am PDT

Continuing its April Fools' Day celebrations, Blizzard has unveiled the mightiest weapon in the StarCraft II Terran army: the Terra-tron. When...

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"Seriously. I hope this comes out in the summer, or my grades are going to totally tank. I might ..."

- TheLobotomist see all 28 comments

April Fools Brings New Diablo 3 Class 'Unveil'

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 01, 2009 10:04am PDT

Blizzard today--April 1--announced the Archivist, Diablo 3's newest "player class." Hailing from the dark and dingy studies of Westmarch, the...

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"AM I the only one who is sad that this is just an april fool's joke? An Archivist would be bad ass!"

- cockoftehwalk see all 34 comments

Valve and Razer Jokingly Announce HellRazer

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2009 9:31am PDT

Getting into the spirit of April Fools' Day, peripheral maker Razer today announced a partnership with Half-Life creator Valve to develop a new PC...

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"I don't think Valve had anything to do with this. It's all on the Razor website...especially ..."

- hippityhophurray see all 7 comments

Splash Damage Just Foolin' with Tapir Wars

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 01, 2009 8:30am PDT

Splash Damage today announces Tapir Wars: Welcome to the Jungle, semi-sequel to its 2008 game Tapir Wars--which curiously was announced exactly a...

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""HOW ARE YOU GENTLEMEN!!" I'd love to see a comedy game that was based on internet memes."

- supamart see all 10 comments

World of Warcraft Pimps April Fools' Day

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2009 7:58am PDT

Esteemed developer Blizzard Entertainment kicked off April Fools' Day with word that World of Warcraft may soon add a new "Pimp My Mount"...

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"Well obviously customizing mounts is one thing .... but the style is obviously ridiculous. But ..."

- lotus2133 see all 21 comments

Microsoft's April Fools' Joke: Alpine Legend

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 01, 2009 7:26am PDT

Slap my thighs and snap my suspenders, it must be April Fools' Day again as Microsoft has announced Alpine Legend, a yodeling and alphorn rhythm...

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"Not funny? That was HILARIOUS!! Real props to microsoft for the 1st time!"

- Don Soleone see all 18 comments

Shack PSA: Oblivion 360 DLC Discounts, with a Twist

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 01, 2009 6:32am PDT

Bethesda is offering 50% off all Oblivion's Xbox 360 downloadable content to celebrate the third anniversary of its first DLC release--with one...

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"I would get this if I didn't already have the game, the expansion, and all of the add-ons for ..."

- IndigoAK see all 10 comments

Capcom April Fools' Joke: Sheng Long in SF4

By Aaron Linde, Apr 01, 2008 4:51pm PDT

In what might be today's most recursive April Fools gag, Capcom has revealed character art for the infamous Sheng Long on its official blog,...

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"I once played a prank on my friend who's obsessed with Tekken. I told him in tekken3 you could ..."

- blanktarget see all 11 comments

ArenaNet April Fools' Joke: Guild Wars Stick Figures

By Aaron Linde, Apr 01, 2008 3:57pm PDT

Chiming in with the legion of April Fools gags today, developer ArenaNet swapped all level 20 player characters' avatars with stick figures in the...

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"Hard to say if this was better than last year's gender-swapping prank."

- scottv7 see all 8 comments

3DR April Fools' Joke: New Duke Nukem Forever Art

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2008 1:58pm PDT

In a surprisingly punctual outing for Duke Nukem Forever developer 3D Realms, the studio has delivered its April Fools' prank in the form of a new...

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"Next up Duke Nukem Forever adds in-game ads and micro-transactions!"

- dumptruck see all 46 comments

Konami/Ubisoft April Fools' Joke: Metal Gear Creed

By Aaron Linde, Apr 01, 2008 12:00pm PDT

This latest April Fools' Day gag comes as a collaborative effort between Konami and Ubisoft, who unveiled a video showcasing the epic crossover of...

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"I agree, I loved assassin's creed (despite repetitive missions)."

- blanktarget see all 33 comments

Microsoft April Fools' Jokes: Wood Paneled Xbox 360, Xbox Live The Board Game, Wireless Helmet

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2008 9:02am PDT

As every company is apparently afraid of making an actual announcement today, Xbox 360 maker Microsoft has chimed in with its contributions to...

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"Would you pay $499 for a twin 800x600 LCD stereoscopic headset? "

- Freon see all 10 comments

Blizzard April Fools' Jokes: Taurens in StarCraft 2, WoW on a Console, Bard Hero Class in Lich King

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2008 8:17am PDT

In celebration of April Fools' Day, esteemed developer Blizzard Entertainment has posted a number of well-intentioned pranks on its official...

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""Skinning a bear should aggro every bears in a 40 yard radius." "

- AxeMan808 see all 45 comments

Morning Discussion

By Jeff "geedeck" Gondek, Apr 01, 2008 6:18am PDT

With a heavy heart, I must inform everyone that today is April 1st, aka April Fools Day. So batten down hatches and take cover while someone on the...

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"given what an ABC is, I'm going with "Canadian-Born Chinese"."

- jrock see all 5111 comments