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Broken Age photo
Broken Age

How to enable 'retro' visuals in Broken Age

Feature hidden away in control options
Jan 16
In an homage to the classic adventure games which came before it, Broken Age features a hidden visual mode that gives a sense of what the title might have looked like back in the golden age of the genre. The above video... read
The Wonderful 101 photo
The Wonderful 101

There are secret characters in The Wonderful 101 demo

Wonder Pink and Wonder Yellow unite
Aug 11
After playing The Wonderful 101 back when it was Project P-100, I wasn't sure what to think. Thankfully, the newly released demo shows that the game's come a long way since then. While it's easy enough to breeze through on a... read
BioShock Infinite photo
BioShock Infinite

There's a secret in BioShock Infinite's ambient noise

What's it mean?
Apr 06
This isn't really a spoiler, but you're probably better off avoiding whatever this is about anyway. I imagine we're going to be discovering a lot of hidden secrets in BioShock Infinite over the next few months. The latest di... read
Battlefield 3: End Game photo
Battlefield 3: End Game

Pterodactyls are invading Battlefield 3's End Game!

There's a ton of other Easter Eggs too
Mar 07
DICE really loves dinosaurs. It's no more apparent than with their final downloadable content pack for Battlefield 3, End Game. Users have already found a number of Easter Eggs, such as the pterodactyl that's flying around o... read
Dead Space 3 photo
Dead Space 3

The best gun ever makes a return in Dead Space 3

Bang bang, pew pew!
Feb 07
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... read

Borderlands 2 DLC has an absolutely amazing Easter egg

Minor spoilers below, you've been warned
Oct 18
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... read

Minecraft reference sneaks into Skyrim

Nov 15
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 ... read

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

Sep 25
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... read

Pikmin 2 has unused music: It is my new jam

Aug 30
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... read

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

Apr 30
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 (... read

A Mario Paint Easter egg kit was a thing once

Apr 24
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... read

Mega Man Legends 3 includes fan-requested Easter eggs

Apr 18
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... read

Billy Mitchell's tie spotted in new Donkey Kong game

Nov 28
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... read

The Black Ops Nuketown secret is devilish

Nov 15
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... read

Zork also hidden in Call of Duty: Black Ops

Nov 09
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... read

Hey, that looks like Master Chief in Halo: Reach

Sep 17
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... read

Legendary unused Mega Man boss is news to me

Aug 19
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... read

Halo: Combat evolved gets some Halo: Reach love

Aug 01
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 b... read

Neato: Halo: Reach Limited Editon 360 has Easter Eggs

Jul 25
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 ... read

Super Mario Galaxy 2 will feature a lot of Easter Eggs

Apr 21
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... read

Crap Super Pac-Man easter egg from 1984 found

Jul 15
Remember the recently uncovered 26-year-old Donkey Kong Atari easter egg we pointed you to? The guy who uncovered that, Don Hodges, has now also found one in the Atari port of Super Pac-Man.This one is just slightly... read

inFamous demo drops a Sly Cooper 4 hint

May 09
Anthropomorphic animals come in all shapes and sizes in gaming, but possibly one of the best shapes and sizes is that of Sly Cooper from the Sly Cooper series. In case you haven't noticed it has been awhile since we saw Sly C... read

Nice! World of Warcraft gives some love to Dr. McNinja

Nov 15
It's no secret that I love Dr. McNinja. It is the greatest Web comic out on the Internet right now and I have pretty much bought every shirt the site has put out. Hell, I even featured Dr. McNinja on Art Attack Friday with th... read

RetroforceGO! Episode 42: Easter Eggs!

Mar 24
Hooray! Another year, another chance to celebrate the Raptor Jesus. It was a pretty good Easter, the Marshmallow Peeps did not end up getting Topher. He was rescued at the last minute by a shark named CTZ, who was also riding... read

RetroforceGO! recording episode 42 tonight: Easter eggs

Mar 22
Surprise! We're recording a day early. Shocking, right? Kind of like cracking open your chocolate easter egg and finding this flesh-eating Peep inside, waiting to pick your bones clean. Don't front, you know Peeps are evil. W... read

Easter Egg: take flight in Google Earth's flight sim

Sep 01
While not as cool as the BioShock easter egg we told you about earlier, the flight simulator hidden in Google Earth is unexpected and kind of fun.TechCrunch tells us about the flight sim stashed away in Google's world map sof... read

Delicious BioShock easter egg (you must not eat it)

Aug 29
Image quality is poor because I snapped it with my cell phone, but I found this on the floor of Arcadia Winery (upper portion). One of those musty old cheese wheels and what looks like floor dirt forms a cute and not-so-subtle little nod from the cutting edge of gaming to the old, old school. Rock on. read

EA's Simpsons game pays homage to Wolfenstein; includes original game textures

Jul 24
One of the most funny and promising titles at E3 this year was a (gasp) licensed IP game: The Simpsons. The game's faithful reproduction of the sitcom's art style and co-op play really impressed me; I haven't had ... read

Destructoid Network: This week's finest

Apr 07
Happy Easter y'all! As we celebrate the Easter Bunny coming to deliver odd-colored eggs and such (Jesus who?), let's take a look at the top stories in the Destructoid Network this week. Destructoid Top Five:GH2 360 ... read

Cod of War revealed

Mar 20
Months ago, Sony held a God of War 2 bonus costume design contest which was kingpinned by a 2-month-old boy's illustration of the "Cod of War" -- a giant fish costume with swinging hooks. The drawing was awful, ... read

The basics of Xbox 360 achievements

Feb 01
Ever been curious as to how Microsoft handles or regulates the Xbox 360 achievement system? Well the guys over at Gamerscore Blog figured you were and gave a nice and detailed explanation of the whole process. Check it out:1.... read

Is Totaka's song hidden in Wii Sports?

Dec 13
Finally, an opportunity has risen where you can put all of those years of beating your grandmother at Clue to good use. We've been given reason to suspect that there's an easter egg involving Wii Sports and prolific N... read

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