Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, E3 News

PC   |   SWITCH   |   PS4   |   XBOX   |   SCORPIO   |   3DS   |   VITA   |   VR   |   JP   |   FILM   |   TOYS   |   MOB


 
Contest: Win a Nintendo Switch from Destructoid
 
 

#Easter Eggs


Far Cry Primal photo
Far Cry Primal
  Preview

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

 
 
The Egg 2 photo
The Egg 2

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

 
 
Alan Wake easter egg photo
Alan Wake easter egg
  Preview

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

 
 
Star Wars photo
Star Wars
  Preview

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

 
 
Giger? I hardly even know photo
Giger? I hardly even know

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

 
 
Meet your maker photo
Meet your maker

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

 
 
Afterbirth secrets photo
Afterbirth secrets
  Preview

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

 
 
Looks cool! photo
Looks cool!
  Preview

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

 
 
Also court dates, bills photo
Also court dates, bills

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

 
 
Metal Gear Solid V photo
Metal Gear Solid V
  Preview

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

 
 
Heroes of the Storm photo
Heroes of the Storm
  Preview

Heroes of the Storm has a neat little Duck Hunt homage

Whenever you have time, boot up Heroes of the Storm and check out this cute new Easter egg. It takes place in the Monk's splash screen following the latest patch, and allows you to play a small little game of Duck Hunt. As uncovered b...   read

 
 
Arkham easter egg photo
Arkham easter egg
  Preview

Batman: Arkham Knight has a Halloween-themed Easter egg

I came home to my pal Kenny playing Batman: Arkham Knight. Unfortunately for him (and me), he spent most of this time doing the Cloudburst, stealth-tank fight, and swearing. I'm actually second-hand mad at the game all over again. Easing u...   read

 
 
Old Blood, New Eggs photo
Old Blood, New Eggs
  Preview

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has some awesome Easter eggs

The Wolfenstein series is no stranger to Easter eggs and the just-released Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is no exception. Captain Eggcellent shows us just a few of the eggs he has found in the first 45 minutes of gameplay, including Nuka Cola...   read

 
 
Ori Easter Egg photo
Ori Easter Egg

Ori has another homage to another great SMB

A few weeks back, we called attention to Ori and the Blind Forest giving a nod to a revered platformer: Super Meat Boy. Turns out that wasn't the only great platformer (or even the only "SMB") tucked away within the game. Perhaps the m...   read

 
 
Ori Easter Egg photo
Ori Easter Egg

Ori pays a nice homage to one of the best platformers of all-time

In its efforts to create a great platformer, Ori and the Blind Forest developer Moon Studios looked up to some of the all-time greats of the genre. Super Meat Boy is one of those classics. And, it's revered enough by Moon that it ...   read

 
 
Battlefield photo
Battlefield
  Preview

There is a couch in Battlefield Hardline and you can drive it

First-person shooters can feel pretty generic most of the time. You're handed your gun and objective and then proceed to shoot people that get in your way. You die, and start all over again. The ones that really stand out, however, are tho...   read

 
 
Easter egg photo
Easter egg
  Preview

Battlefield Hardline's cops go nuts for donuts

I'm not hip on police vernacular. Like, "donuts spotted!" for instance. That probably either means they found donuts, or "spotted" is a cheeky word for sprinkles. Whatever the case, these Battlefield Hardline cops are stoked that ther...   read

 
 
Dying Light Easter eggs photo
Dying Light Easter eggs
  Preview

Dying Light includes a strange recreation of World 1-1 from Super Mario Bros.

Dying Light is making plenty of headlines, and not only for its unique brand of survival horror. There's also a host of interesting Easter eggs that can be found within the game if you take the time out to find them. While the game contain...   read

 
 
Hidden Nintendo song photo
Hidden Nintendo song
  Preview

Hidden 'Totaka's Song' discovered in Mario Kart 8

Composer Kazumi Totaka has been hiding this tune in Nintendo games for over two decades now. While some of us will best recognize "Totaka's Song" from Mario Paint, it has turned up in titles like Link's Awakening, Luigi's Mansion, Animal C...   read

 
 
Battlefield Easter egg photo
Battlefield Easter egg
  Preview

It sounds like there's another monster hiding in Battlefield 4

YouTube user JackFrags might just be on the trail of another hidden beast in Battlefield 4, and whatever it is, it sounds far scarier than a giant monster shark. Listen for yourself at 0:20. "I did a little snooping around in the game file...   read

 
 
New 3DS Easter egg photo
New 3DS Easter egg
  Preview

The New 3DS has a secret browser minigame

The New Nintendo 3DS -- out now in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, and coming to the rest of the world presumably next year -- has an upgraded web browser with a neat little Easter egg. Now, I don't know how in the world someone figured...   read

 
 
GTA V animals photo
GTA V animals
  Preview

Why didn't anyone tell me you can become a cat in Grand Theft Auto V?

Yesterday, I saw that Grand Theft Auto V video of Franklin consuming a peyote plant and hallucinating he was a chicken which, because this is a videogame, meant the player got to actually control a chicken. Hah. Nice one, Rockstar. But the...   read

 
 
Arkham City photo
Arkham City
  Preview

Rocksteady's really, really good at hiding Batman easter eggs

Across the Arkham titles, the developers have included at least two incredibly well-hidden easter eggs. Who could forget the one in Arkham Asylum that was so stashed away that Rocksteady itself had to reveal it? Arkham Ciy&n...   read

 
 
Excalibastard photo
Excalibastard

I picked up the Excalibastard in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

There has been a bit of talk about an interesting legendary weapon in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel that is in plain sight, but unavailable at first. Excalibastard is stuck in a stone in the area Stanton's Liver, and only those badass enough ...   read

 
 
Watch Dogs photo
Watch Dogs
  Preview

Watch Dogs Easter egg shows what a spying Kinect might look like

Remember when everyone was mad at the idea of a game console that comes with an always on, always watching and listening camera? Well thanks to this Watch Dogs easter egg, we have a nice visual representation of what the NSA has probably b...   read

 
 


Latest Reviews   filter by...

Perception"Horribly blind"

 

RiME"No capes, darling"

 

Rock Band VR"Headbanging is a mechanic!"

 

Injustice 2"Crisis on Infinite Couches"

 
More ReviewsGame Trailers
 
 

Top Reviews   filter by...

RiME"No capes, darling"

 

Rock Band VR"Headbanging is a mechanic!"

 
More ReviewsGame Trailers
 
 

Upcoming games

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 

Community expand | +quickpost

Rudorlf

Judge Dredd: CCF 02 is really good! The Cursed Earth and The Day The Law Died arcs are awesome, and so does the satire! Brian Bollands art style certainly shines the most, while Mike is probably way too messy for my

 
Roxas1359

So I went to the electronics store for Goodwill and got another original Xbox for about Looked inside it when I got home and it had a copy of Conker in :D

 
Greenhornet214

Caption this, peeps! I forgot who won last time, but it was a super good Props to everyone who participated! #captiontoid

 
Fuzunga

Theres a Titanfall 2 update dropping on the I say we should get together and play next weekend!

 
BigDoniel

From my experience of FE: Awakening I should generally ignore the dlc characters (and Killia?) early doors in Disgaea yeah?

 
EtosiGiR

So I got to put whatever I wanted for company on my E3 badge and I went with Iris Network! :-D I am so very very happy about this! My new favorite picture was done by jameson9101322 over on deviant

 
Dere

Ive found that as Im bored at work, my shitposting and pun posting increases ten fold

 
Rin Tohsaka

Oh yea, forgot to post this encounter (EDIT: Posted the thumbnail, cant edit this shot so check the

 

Blogs | expand

 

WTF IS DESTRUCTOID? Download our media kit

Stats

Read the Community Blogs. Tip: Enable Social Home.