April Fools News


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...


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,...


"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...


"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...


"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...


First Post!

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2004 6:57am PST

April Fools day, and our server already pulled the first prank as our regular news posting script seems to be busted. Luckily the previous version...


GTA: Sin City Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2003 11:04am PST

Some exciting news for the Grand Theft Auto fans, Rockstar Games has just announced Grand Theft Auto: Sin City. Interestingly enough, the new game...


"Read the tags people, there's a big red APRIL FOOLS right before the article."

- one random winner see all 127 comments

April Fools Roundup

By Steve Gibson, Apr 01, 2002 10:23am PST

In honor of our fallen comrade, Bluesnews should be back online later this evening. For now at the suggestion of Jason here's the April fools day...


"Penny-Arcade said that The GIA shuttdown wasn't an April Fool's thing. Are they just fucking ..."

- slax0r see all 174 comments

First Post!

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 01, 2002 6:13am PST

April first. Today a lot of people are going to try and be funny. In fact we received a press release from Valve saying they have filed for Chapter...


" PS2 selling twice as fast, and the GC with a "weak" software bank is selling as fast as the ..."

- -TKF- see all 3195 comments

The Sims > Myst

By Steve Gibson, Mar 24, 2002 1:38pm PST

Well here is one for the record books. The Sims according to EA has just recently become the top selling PC game of all time. They are claiming...


" i think you have a point, just for the record my lady has been into: Empire Earth (and ..."

- jonc see all 62 comments

There's A Spider On Your Back!

By Jack Mathews, Apr 01, 2000 4:15pm PST

Damn, I'm funny. Any clever April Fools pranks you saw/played today? Mention them in the good ol' comments. Maarten'll be the lone updater for...


"umm...waking up for crew practice early on saturday morning, I found my car's windshield covered ..."

- levm see all 79 comments