Video Game April Fools Jokes 2012

Blizzard Kidzz (Blizzard Entertainment)


Fans are hoping the new franchise from Blizzard, Blizzard Kidzz, will not delay the launch of Diablo III. In this surprising turn of events, Blizzard started a new branch focusing on kids' educational games. There is already a demo on their website, Zergling Teaches Typing: Skzzzt! Brnnchh! W’rkncacnter! Learn these and many other important zerg vocabulary words while also dramatically improving your words per minute and keystroke accuracy. (Ages 6 and up)

Blizzard Kidzz - Blizzard Entertainment


Mars Effect (Mojang)

Notch Mars Effect April Fool's Joke

From creator of minecraft, Notch, comes this new game, Mars Effect. The official site for it is which details a description of a game similar to Mass Effect, except with a "game ending that makes sense". This is a daring April Fool's joke, considering the controversy surrounding Notch's other game, "Scrolls", concerning the name's similarity to Bethesda's Elder Scrolls games. But as Notch says in the website itself, "we finally decided not to learn from previous experiences and pick a name that's already kind of in use by a huge existing franchise .After playing around with names like "Elight", "Wind Commander", and "Steve Online..."



Thinkgeek is now selling the following two products:

Skyrim Electronic Dragon Shout Hoodie ($89.99)

Skyrim Hoodie

Dress like a true son of Skyrim shout like the Dovahkiin
Warm and stylish Skyrim hoodie
Features all 20 Dragon Shouts
Fit in at High Hrothgar

Minecraft Marshmallow Creeps ($4.99)

Thinkgeek Minecraft Creepers April Fools Joke

Makes Easter BaSssssket go BOOM!
Explosive sugary flavor is delicious night or day
Do not contain sulfur
Four CREEPS per package


Razer SnakeEyes

Razer Snakeeyes

Manufacturer of Gaming Hardware, Razer, is releasing a new system - the Razer Snake Eyes, the world's first fully realized circumcranial augmented reality gamification H.U.D., including powerful gamer features such as  a S.C.A.N.N.E.R. letting you scan and distinguish Pros from Noobs, and D.O.G.S. - Razer Dialogue Option Guidance System, helping you make the right dialogue choices in real life. 

Razer SnakeEyes - Razer - For Gamers. By Gamers


Turtle Beach XPPX9001

Turtle Beach XPPX 9001

The Turtle Beach Ear Force XPPX9001 is a revolutionary 360 degrees headset, letting you play the Playstation 3 with one eye, and the Xbox 360 with another.


Assassin's Creed Kinect (Unofficial)

In this video, fully fan created, a new version of Assassin's Creed is announced - Assassin's Creed: Kinect. The video shows gamers playing Assassin's Creed using a Kinect. The end of the video says "Assassin's Creed for Microsoft Kinect. Available in stores whenever someone actually makes it which they probably won't because we just made it up. Also available for Wii... Definitely not available for Wii."

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