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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

Certain Affinity Making Pimps at Sea, Sorta

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2008 2:49pm PST

Certain Affinity has unveiled the first details of Plunder, a pirate-themed RTS said to draw heavily from Bungie's long-running joke of a game...

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LEGO Halo: The Video Game Announced, Sorta

By Nick Breckon, Mar 01, 2008 3:17pm PST

Ah, April Fools' Day--the longest running tired joke in history. Every year the power of the news is twisted to an evil purpose for one day,...

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"i still remember the Sheng Long SF2 prank from before april fools pranks were cool! "

- sexninja!!!! see all 16 comments

First Post!

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2007 3:30pm PDT

Hope you guys havent had to endure too many lame April Fools joke. I do like Gmail paper though. I finally managed to see 300 today, and it rocked...

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"I predict the Red Sox will win in 4 games over the Colorado Rockies."

- trOmblyj see all 2806 comments

Teh Funnay!

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2005 6:23am PST

A round-up of today's gaming/hardware related April Fools jokes. If you find anything else post in the thread and it will get added. - Beyond...

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"The real joke is the Apple Studio Display running the Windows XP screensaver"

- quanta88 see all 94 comments

First Post!

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2005 3:57am PST

April Fools day, oh it has to be my favorite day of the year. Except, it really isn't. You're not Lowtax folks. Also on FileShack Carnival...

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