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There's a cute little hidden message on the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Having just picked up my Pro Controller on launch day, after playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild entirely by way of the tablet and Joy-Con grip, I've since gravitated towards using it almost exclusively. While the former two options are ...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone's Diablo tribute has a sneaky hidden bonus

As was foretold in prophecy, Diablo's minions have begun invading Blizzard's other games as part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Diablo. Hearthstone's event began earlier today, and it pits players against Diablo II's Dark Wanderer ...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal shows up in The Simpsons' 600th episode

Header image by AlexRaspad on DeviantArt. The 600th episode of The Simpsons aired last night, and if you blinked, you might have missed an easter egg or two referencing 90's car brawler Twisted Metal. Those familiar with the series may...   read

 
 
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Urien's classic outfit is lurking in Street Fighter V

Urien is the latest addition to the Street Fighter V roster, and if you're looking to set his body free, I'm happy to offer some small assistance. By holding LP+MK+HP before a match, you can get the brawler out of his business attire and i...   read

 
 
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Get a constant influx of pussy with Android N's easter egg

Yesterday, some Nexus phone owners were treated to an upgrade to Nougat aka Android 7.0, the latest version of Google's we-can-do-iOS-stuff-too-kinda operating system. It's by far the best version of Android I've ever used; punchy and crisp...   read

 
 
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Every Xbox One S has a hidden Master Chief, and hardly anyone will find it

Xbox One S released yesterday which means that someone has already taken it apart. Sure, it requires voiding the warranty but that wasn't much of a concern for Austin Evans, a YouTuber who specializes in breaking down and analyzing tech. A...   read

 
 
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Doom even managed to hide satanic imagery in its music

They say if you play Doom's soundtrack backwards, you can faintly make out the lyrics, "The devil is good, actually; the devil is good actually," in repetitive locust drones. Well, not quite, but in a move that 30 years ago would have been...   read

 
 
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After all these years Shy Guy's face has finally been revealed

Have you ever wondered what was under the Shy Guys' masks from the Super Mario Bros. series? I have. I care more about what these guys look like than even what is hiding  underneath Master Chief's helmet [Spoilers: He is a chisele...   read

 
 
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Play a better game within Homefront: The Revolution

Sure, Homefront: The Revolution doesn't seem like it's any good. I don't have anything to complete that compliment sandwich with. It's a bullshit term, anyways. Since when do you order sandwiches solely by bread? Or when are either pieces ...   read

 
 
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Someone bought an unclaimed URL from Uncharted 4

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is a richly-detailed walking simulator. Early on in the game, Nate can examine a travel guide for Bangkok, Thailand which lists a webpage, http://www.bangkokthetravelguide.com, on the back. I guess no one at Sony ...   read

 
 


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Naughty Dog snuck a couple cute Easter eggs in the Uncharted 4 trophies

One of the many reasons I was so impressed with Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is how, as a generationally-separate tag-along to a trilogy, it deftly puts a cap on the whole thing, while also paying homage to its predecessors. I was just watchi...   read

 
 
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Secret found in Mike Tyson's Punch-Out damn near three decades after release

You'd think there would be nothing left to wring out of a game like Punch-Out. The NES classic, released back in 1987, has been picked apart and broken down to the point where speedrunners compete to complete the game blindfolded. But, neve...   read

 
 
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Homefront: The Revolution

Homefront: The Revolution has a TimeSplitters 2 secret

You can play the first two complete levels of TimeSplitters 2 in upcoming shooter Homefront: The Revolution.  According to Eurogamer, developer Dambuster has included the levels by way of a playable arcade cabinet located in a makeshif...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4's Automatron DLC is better if you play as the Silver Shroud

Reactions to Fallout 4's first piece of DLC, Automatron, have been mixed. Jordan was cool on the experience, enjoying some of the new locations, but was disappointed by a fairly short run time and that the DLC only seemed to account for cha...   read

 
 
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Secret menus found in arcade versions of Mortal Kombat 1, 2, and 3

The Mortal Kombat series has a rich tradition of Easter eggs and secrets. From actual hidden content like Reptile to urban legends and intentional pranks like “Kano Transformations” in MK2, fans have spent years wringi...   read

 
 
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There's a Blood Dragon easter egg in Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal turns the clock back to the Mesolithic, but the smallest sliver looks ahead to the cyber-dystopian 2007. Ubisoft managed to sneak a relic from Blood Dragon into one of Oros' many caves. At least it's thematically c...   read

 
 
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The Egg gets hotly anticipated sequel starring Mel Gibson

Cool 3D Worlds' smash hit The Egg announced a follow up project earlier this week, The Egg 2. The great success of the original doesn't seem to have worried Cool 3D Worlds, which is going full bore into The Egg 2, ramping up production to i...   read

 
 
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Sam Lake teases an Alan Wake themed easter egg within Quantum Break

It's no secret that Remedy's magnum opus, Alan Wake, left an ocean sized hole in my heart. Now, nearly five years after disappearing into the Dark Place, Sam Lake has teased Alan's whereabouts with the following tweet. It's great to see Al...   read

 
 
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A Stormtrooper smacking his head is one of Star Wars Battlefront's best easter eggs

Stormtroopers are kind of a clumsy lot. For supposedly elite soldiers, they sure do miss often with their blasters. Oh yeah, a bunch of Ewoks outsmarted and defeated them, too. It seems like if Darth Vader wants something done right, he ha...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4 has the smallest Alien Easter egg

First, let me clear something up that also confused the shit out of me. Prometheus 2 is no longer called Alien: Paradise Lost, but instead Alien: Covenant and is coming in 2017 (as the second chapter in a prequel trilogy). Meanwhile, Neill ...   read

 
 
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Uh, Mario? Is that you?

Super Mario Maker got an important update last night. My focus was drawn to the new costumes and much-needed ability to lay down checkpoints in levels, but Nintendo also slipped in an easter egg. It's super easy to access, but I doubt I wou...   read

 
 
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Isaac devs Edmund McMillen and Tyrone Rodriguez are a couple of monsters

[Update: The plot thickens. Edmund has taken to Twitter over the past few hours saying the missing items were the result of a post-launch bug and not part of some nefarious plan to punish dataminers. Cagey as ever, Edmund won't go into...   read

 
 
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Stick it to the Man! creator hid alpha for new game in Zombie Vikings

Stick it to the Man! and Zombie Vikings developer Zoink! is already working on a new game simply called FE, and you can play it right now if you own Zombie Vikings. The above video shows how to access the hidden FE level via an E...   read

 
 
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Google search 'Super Mario Bros' for a celebratory Easter egg

Google did a low key celebration for the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. So low key that the 30th anniversary was yesterday and many of us idiots who'd normally be writing posts about it were busy watching football and packing for int...   read

 
 
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Kojima leaves P.T. Easter Egg in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

A long time ago, when Hideo Kojima still worked at Konami and the world was ablaze with expectation about an all-new Silent Hill instalment, Kojima treated us to a brief Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain/P.T. crossover and demo...   read

 
 



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