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3:30 PM on 02.07.2013

The best gun ever makes a return in Dead Space 3

Yup, Visceral brought back the foam finger gun for Dead Space 3. Kind of was hoping for something different this time, but it's still a pretty badass weapon. Like before, it's pretty much a one-hit kill weapon, and Isaac wil...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 10.18.2012

Borderlands 2 DLC has an absolutely amazing Easter egg

Borderlands 2's first DLC, Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate's Booty, extends the original game's love for having as many Easter eggs as possible. The latest (I'd argue greatest), discovery is that there is a Big Daddy na...

Brett Zeidler

9:20 AM on 11.15.2011

Minecraft reference sneaks into Skyrim

Bethesda/Zenimax's legal team may be on the warpath, but the developers at Bethesda Soft bear no ill will toward Mojang Games, it would seem. Despite the Minecraft developer meeting Bethesda at court, a cute little reference ...

Jim Sterling

6:00 PM on 09.25.2011

How to get Gears of War 3's chicken-firing Cluckshot

Part of what makes this Gears of War 3 Easter egg so fun is that it's a stark contrast to how serious the series takes itself. The other part is that it's a gun which fires live, exploding chickens. The Cluckshot, a fowl-cen...

Jordan Devore

8:30 PM on 08.30.2011

Pikmin 2 has unused music: It is my new jam

Like a lot of people, I love Pikmin. What appears to be a cute, relatively kid-feiendly game is actually a tale of potentially endless, unspeakable horrors. It's one of the few series that is simply too stressful for some pe...

Jonathan Holmes

2:00 PM on 04.30.2011

Did you catch yesterday's secret in Cave Story WiiWare?

I'm guessing the answer is "no", because I've been scouring the internet all morning for some source or report on this. Sadly, I can't find anything. All I have to go on is an email I got from Tyrone Rodriguez from Nicalis (...

Jonathan Holmes

5:00 PM on 04.24.2011

A Mario Paint Easter egg kit was a thing once

Happy Rabbits-Shitting-Jellybeans Day, world. I've got an earth-shattering report to break. In 1993, Easter egg dye company PAAS slapped the Mario Paint license on a limited-run Easter egg decorating kit. Aaaaaaand... yeah. B...

Tony Ponce

4:20 PM on 04.18.2011

Mega Man Legends 3 includes fan-requested Easter eggs

Capcom has reached out to fans to make the upcoming (and up-in-the-air) Mega Man Legends 3 really, really, super special. We've voted on character models, submitted boss designs, and even wrote NPC dialogue. The results of on...

Tony Ponce

7:00 PM on 11.28.2010

Billy Mitchell's tie spotted in new Donkey Kong game

Donkey Kong Country Returns is filled with little in-jokes and nods to Nintendo history. I thought the inclusion of Mr. Game and Watch  was sure to remain my favorite amongst them all, but I think Billy Mitchell's tie mi...

Jonathan Holmes

2:00 AM on 11.15.2010

The Black Ops Nuketown secret is devilish

Alright, there is apparently an easter egg on the Nuketown map of Call of Duty: Black Ops which is activated when you shoot the heads off all of the mannequins within a certain amount of time. The folks at NextGenTactic...

Conrad Zimmerman

5:40 PM on 11.09.2010

Zork also hidden in Call of Duty: Black Ops

Treyarch could have done the typical Call of Duty campaign and multiplayer combo with Black Ops, and that would have been perfectly fine for the majority of players. Instead, they're throwing in crazy extras like Dead Ops Ar...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 09.17.2010

Hey, that looks like Master Chief in Halo: Reach

If you've dug through the Halo: Reach unlocks, you'll know that Master Chief's voice is something you can eventually get. That's not what this is about. Instead, it's a video from Achievement Hunter that shows what appears t...

Jordan Devore

6:00 AM on 08.19.2010

Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me

When Cowzilla posted those mind blowing Mega Man wallpapers last weekend, I double-freaked out. The first freak out was over the quality of the artwork. The second freak out was over the fact that I didn't recognize every cha...

Jonathan Holmes

Halo: Combat evolved gets some Halo: Reach love photo
Halo: Combat evolved gets some Halo: Reach love
by Matthew Razak

Halo: Combat Evolved PC gamers, your time is now. You went with the PC version over the console version and now it's going to pay off when you pick up Halo: Reach. Those with functional keys for the original Halo on PC will be able to claim "a small visual thing in-game." Ooooooo, shiny.

Don't think you can get away with any tricks like running out and picking up the original game from the shelves because Bungie is on top of that sh*t.

"For starters, I pulled a list of keys that had actually been used as of a month or two ago, and we'll probably validate against that list," Bungie developer Roger Wolfson said on the Bungie forums. "So people won't be able to just get the keygen now and claim the... reward. (i.e., people who didn't even bother to pirate the game) It also means that buying one of the few remaining copies at retail won't help you anymore."

So if you have been rolling old school with Halo on the PC you're about to be able to represent. Time to head over to your massive shelf of game boxes and pull out Halo. More info on how to use the key is coming in the build up to Halo: Reach's launch.

Halo: Combat Evolved PC Owners To Get a Halo: Reach Treat [Big Download, via MTV Multiplayer]

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10:00 PM on 07.25.2010

Neato: Halo: Reach Limited Editon 360 has Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs in games have been around for ages, but Easter Eggs in consoles? Not so much. However, now that special edition consoles land with every big game out there, it seems like a natural thing that they might have some ...

Matthew Razak

12:00 PM on 04.21.2010

Super Mario Galaxy 2 will feature a lot of Easter Eggs

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is going to have a lot of Easter Eggs that fans will really dig and I noticed a few during my play time with the latest Mario story. The ones I picked up on were actually nods to my favorite Mario advent...

Hamza CTZ Aziz