This page collects the various game-related April Fools’ Day pranks from April 1, 2012. Is a prank missing? Hit edit and add it below!
GRAVITY RUSH:MEAT and ONION dress costumes!
Sony Computer Entertainment JAPAN announces “Meat Dress”and”Onion Dress” costumes for Gravity Rush. 100% Lady Ga%0′”#!!
Check out the banner of their PS Vita official site.
Bioware: SWTOR Becoming the droid!
Cruising around the galaxy in your own personal starship is an important aspect of Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. The player’s starship is like a home, and the player’s companions are like a family. No one knows this better than the dedicated Ship Droids who maintain the vessels: C2-N2 for Republic characters and 2V-R8 for Imperial characters.
Resistance 3 Gnomes
In Resistance 3 you’ll encounter Grims a plethora of times throughout the campaign, but when you fight them in Haven, Oklahoma — specifically during the Boat Ride level — you might find them doing very mysterious things on April Fools’ Day.
Specifically, you’ll find them throwing garden gnomes at you. That’s right. Garden gnomes. 
Google: Really Advanced Search
Google has added a Really Advanced Search function. Allowing users the option to search sites based on the genre of looping midi music among other things. Google Really Advanced Search
Google Chrome plugin Adblock has replaced all online ads with pictures of cats. Happy April Fools from Adblock.
so this is the latest prototype gaming accssory from those wacky folks at razor, the Snake Eyes the worlds first H.U.D for the real world.
Blizzard announces Diablo 3 is coming to the Wii
New Zergotchi Authenticator
Blizzard announced a new range of educational games called “Blizzard Kidzz” A demo for the game “zergling teaches typing” was available. additionally a new IOS game, “”StarCraft: Supply depot” was announced, a demo for this game was also available.
Commander Shepard and the gang are getting their own TV series in the spirit of the ’80s and IGN has the first glimpse! Watch the debut trailer then leave us a comment letting us know what you think. And be sure to set your VCRs so you can record every episode when it airs Saturday mornings this fall!
Star Wars Admiral Ackbar Singing Bass (Talking wall fish)
“Star Wars Admiral Ackbar Singing Bass for all of us to have a little more Ackbar in our lives”.
College humors new social networking site called Campus Quad. If you go to the site and haven’t visited it yet the pop up of the campus quad site should come up and show a video explaining the site. Refresh and collegehumor will say it was just a joke.
and to see it again:
Google: 8-Bit Google Maps
Google has implemented a working Dragon Quest-style version of Google Maps along with a promotional video showing it at work as an actual cartridge designed for Famicom (and specifically Famicom, since the voice command functionality is shown working with the system’s Controller II microphone.
Mojang: Mars Effect
Mojang announced a new game called Mars effect. A not-so-subtle nod to their recent altercation with Bethesda over the use of the word scrolls. The website states that they pondered many other game names like “Steve online” and “Wind Commander”. In the features of the game, one of the bullet points says “A game ending that makes sense” which is an obvious nod to the recent Mass effect 3 ending uproar.
Youtube Home link now redirects to a commercial, about the youtube collection, every video on youtube on dvd which also has a order form.
To complement Google’s wide range of innovative applications releases on April 1st, Chrome now presents a multitask function simply called, Multitask. Because we only use 50% of our hands when browsing, we aren’t able to tap into the full potential o our browsing capabilities. By introducing multiple cursors, Chrome is able to remove any previous barriers we once faced when purusing the internet and its resources, giving users a more efficient and fulfilling browsing experience.
Find out more here.
1up.com Nintendo Dubstep Experience 3D
Tap into the future of productivity with Gmail Tap for Android and iOS. Double your typing speed with this revolutionary new keyboard.
This year brings JagMotion – an evolution in game control. Coming Christmas 2012, the JagMotion abandons buttons and peripherals to interface you directly with the game.
Watch it on YouTube here.
A new feature of X: Rebirth: With “Move your hipsss for profitsss”, you can use the Kinect for Windows controller to “dance down” the prices for any deal.
Dragon Age 3
Wesley Copeland of VideoGamesInteractive.com offers up a tongue-in-cheek preview of BioWare’s upcoming RPG. Complete with badly Photoshopped images to boot.
You can read the full article by clicking here.
Assassins Creed for Kinect
Youtube User HawkandGamble added a trailer Titled Assassins’s Creed for Kinect announced. The description for the video said Official announcement for the first Assassin’s Creed game with full motion control! Live your legacy as a member of the Assassin order and learn to execute classic moves with your hidden blade or your bare hands!
Get in shape while your come ever closer to the truth locked away in the DNA of Desmond Miles, and his legendary ancestors like Altaïr Ibn-La’Ahad, Ezio Auditore da Firenze and Connor Kenway.
If video doesn’t work here is the link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NufHsmITjMfeature=youtu.be
Saints Row The Third: Enter The Dominatrix
An announcement from THQ on the Saints row website told of a standalone expansion pack in which the player is kidnapped by an evil alien warlord called Zinyak and entered into the Dominatrix, a simulation program which is modeled after Steelport.
Read the full article here
Reverge Labs announced a new game, “Skullgals”, for the Neo Geo Pocket Color featuring new characters, ATT 3G wireless multiplayer, and sprites by Paul Robertson.
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