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Here's a big gaming April Fools 2017 roundup

I'm so glad April Fool's was on Saturday this year. When it's during the work week, I'm trying to frantically decide what's real and what's not, but when just about everyone is off for the weekend, most of the jokes came early on Friday nig...   read

 
 
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There aren't enough dogs in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Like many of you, I've been spending every free moment exploring Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. And while I've certainly enjoyed the game, I couldn't help but notice there was a huge oversight that could have made it a l...   read

 
 

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Arika shows off new fighter featuring Street Fighter EX characters

The Street Fighter EX branch of the franchise featured some truly memorable characters: Cracker Jack, Skullomania, and Blair Dame to name just a few. With the exception of a few cameos here and there, all of these EX originals have remaine...   read

 
 
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Ms. Pac-Man has taken over Google Maps

Ahead of April Fools' Day, Google has turned Google Maps into a playable game of Ms. Pac-Man. Just click the little icon (it's unmissable on the mobile app and found on the bottom left on desktop), then off you go. Streets become pellet-fil...   read

 
 
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Superhot meets Clustertruck in Super Truck

You know and love Superhot and Clustertruck, right? If so, then TinyBuild's April Fools' Day combination of those two titles is right up your alley. I just gave Super Truck a quick spin and it is pretty much what you'd expect: th...   read

 
 
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Here's a recap of this year's April Fools' gags

Ah April Fools', the one time a year where half of the internet says that the other half doesn't have a sense of humor. I've always been kind of torn on the celebration myself. On one hand, a lot of these pranks end up as timeless discussio...   read

 
 
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This thankfully fake NVIDIA energy drink probably tastes like PC coolant

NVIDIA is touting an "amazing new weapon for PC gamers," and it's not a new graphics card. It's the fake energy drink "GeForce GTX," which boasts 980mg of caffeine. I typically only have an energy drink once or twice a year, during crunch t...   read

 
 
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Super Carmen Miranda RPG

Super Carmen Miranda RPG justifies Cockeyes VR's design

At this point, the industry has been set ablaze by this morning's announcement of the biggest virtual reality headset on the market, Cockeyes. Aside from the definitive pornographic experience on the market, there isn't a whole lot of infor...   read

 
 
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Mojang teases a 'Trendy' costume update for April Fools'

Mojang has embraced tech culture with their newest April Fools' joke for Minecraft. The "1.RV" update teases "trendy" items that "get with the times," including wearables, gadgets, and VR glasses out the wazoo. They also note that the gear ...   read

 
 
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CPSC blasts Cockeyes VR as most dangerous product ever

Expressing disbelief in how a product like this ever made it past the testing stages, the chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said today he will never allow the Destructoid Cockeyes VR headset to reach store shelves. "In t...   read

 
 


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Arc System Works overhauls website, is now a 'wedding planner'

Here's a golf clap for Arc System Works. In one of the more out there April Fools jokes, Arc has re-purposed their website to sell bridal packages for thousands of dollars, promising serene locations from various games like the Guilty Gear&...   read

 
 
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Lucas on Cockeyes

'I can finally die happy' says The Wizard's Lucas of Destructoid Cockeyes VR

Earlier today we unveiled the biggest virtual reality headset on the market, Destructoid Cockeyes, but a few experts and taste-makers have already had their hands on and heads in it. A highlight among the glowing reviews came from Lucas, pr...   read

 
 
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Ha! Nintendo teases physical Splatoon arcade for April Fools'

The April Fools' jokes keep rolling in! This time the official Splatoon Twitter account unveiled a "Squid Booth," which is basically a "mobile" platform to play Splatoon for up to four players. The account also claims that you can buy ...   read

 
 
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Also Cocks

Get ready for Also Cocks, the premier porn experience for Destructoid Cockeyes

We all know that the future of porn lies in virtual reality. Sure, video games are great and all, but who needs games when you've got some grade-A spank material? For this reason, we here at Destructoid are proud to announce Also Cocks, a s...   read

 
 
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Now I'm a believer: RV is the future of gaming

I have to admit that I was skeptical. When something's so absurdly out of left field, you kinda have to be. For 40 years now, video games have been about sitting on your couch and staring at a TV screen. I didn't want to believe that would ...   read

 
 
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Square Enix's ChocoGo parody apes startups, ridesharing apps

Square Enix is coming into April Fools with one of my favorite jokes of the day -- a pitch for a ChocoGo app. It's a ride sharing app where users can "tip greens" and use their favorite lovable birds to get around. I love the presenter...   read

 
 
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Leaked Nintendo presentation: you already own an NX controller

Whoops, Nintendo! This morning we received an anonymous tip containing nothing but a video file containing what looks to be an internal Nintendo presentation, shedding new light on the touchscreen NX controller we should be hearing more ab...   read

 
 
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Blizzard teases Hearthstone MMO for April Fools'

Blizzard usually has the best April Fools' joke, and they're at it again with a Hearthstone MMO pitch, complete with an over-the-top announcer that sounds like he's selling cans of Surge in the 90s. It's basically a mockup of Hearthsto...   read

 
 
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Cockeyes

Tips for getting the most out of the Destructoid Cockeyes VR Helmet

As you've no doubt already heard, the Destructoid Cockeyes VR Helmet aims to be the most immersive virtual reality bucket on the market. With its patented TruVue 360 bucket fidelity, the Destructoid Cockeyes will bring all the fun and excit...   read

 
 
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Danganronpa

I wish this 999 and Danganronpa crossover was real

Spike Chunsoft with the big guns! Mixing up two of their biggest franchises, they've teased Nine Coins, Nine Purses, Nine Bears: The Novel, which is "coming soon to Monokuma OS" and "graphing calculators." You know what? This woul...   read

 
 
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Starcraft II

Blizzard jokingly reveals 'birds' as the fourth Starcraft II race

Birds, man. They ruin everything! Not according to Blizzard though. They love birds so much that they're willing to put them in Starcraft II as the fourth race to compete against the Terran, Protoss, and Zerg. They even created some an...   read

 
 
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Cockeyes motion sickness

Cockeyes has a clever solution to the VR motion sickness problem

Virtual reality is obviously the only way anybody will ever play video games until the end of time, but it has one major hurdle it still needs to address: how can it turn humans into sessile piles of organic matter who never have to exit th...   read

 
 
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Black Desert Online weighs in on the Overwatch controversy with its own butt pose

Hah, butts. Black Desert Online has decided to weigh in on the recent Overwatch discussion by adding in some butts of their own -- a new PVP animation that's an obvious riff on the removed Tracer pose. This is being teased as a "f...   read

 
 
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Introducing the world's biggest VR Helmet

Virtual Reality is here, which might be confusing from your perspective because we're not in the same room as I'm typing this. Ok, let's start over. Virtual Reality is over there.  Forever.   read

 
 
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Dark Souls III gets a grainy grindhouse VHS trailer

This is one of those things that's clearly done in the soul of April Fools, even if it's basically just a marketing trailer. Taking a decidedly grindhouse strategy, this new Dark Souls III promo basically sums up the plot of the game w...   read

 
 


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