Doug “Rat Man” Rattmann is one of the most important characters in Portal, though he didn’t appear in either game. The message-scrawling scientist made his video game debut in Lego Dimensions’ Portal level pack, though he’s so well hidden it took more than a year to find him.
Hitman released its fifth episode today, dropping Agent 47 in Colorado to infiltrate a farm compound turned militia training facility. This game has some amazing NPC dialog. But what do these NPCs think about the US presidential election?
In a season five episode Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Enterprise crew falls under the spell of a dangerously addictive augmented reality game. That same game lies buried within mobile game Star Trek: Timelines, an easter egg so well-hidden only one player has uncovered it, and they don’t even know it yet.
Located conveniently next to the Bank of Dalaran in World of Warcraft’s Legion expansion, Xur’ios stands ready to exchange your Curious Coins for rare recipes, weapons, mounts and more. Anyone need a Gjallar’s “Horn?”
The Easter Egg is a venerated tradition in all things geek media, and owe their origins to game designer Warren Robinett, who hid his name in a secret room in Atari’s 1978 game Adventure.
What if I told you there’s a character in Fallout 4 that’s snooping on you throughout a good chunk of the game?
Dalaran’s flower vendor Aertih (who’s absolutely not a reference to that other flower vendor in Final Fantasy VII) will get similarly familiar-looking friend in World of Warcraft: Legion, as spotted by Wowhead.
There’s something very heavy in one of Just Cause 3’s mountain craters and no amount of fancy tether-work by Rico Rodriguez can pick up it up.
With Fallout 4’s release the folks at Blizzard might have gotten a bit nostalgic, which could be the reason for this item in patch 2.4—a legendary gem to be exact—being full of Fallout puns.
The release of the Doctor Who level pack for LEGO Dimensions unlocked some wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey cartoon secrets in the game. What good is having a time machine if you can’t travel back to the stone age or forward to Earth’s flying car future?
Battlefield 4’s new Zavod: Graveyard Shift map can get kind of spooky when you turn off the lights.
Getting 100% in Batman: Arkham Knight and unlocking the ‘true ending’ doesn’t necessarily mean seeing everything Arkham Knight has to offer. It’s actually pretty easy to miss something within said true ending. (Spoilers to follow!)
Apparently Snake’s box hiding box isn’t as fool-proof as we thought. Even Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima managed to spot it.
Nazi on the ground, shirtless B.J. Blazkowicz’s boot on his chest—where have we seen this before? How about wherever fine PC games were sold back in 1992?
If you set the in-game date of the shipping version of SimCopter to Friday the 13th, the male residents would strip down and occasionally make out. The game was patched to remove this. The programmer who added it, Jacques Servin, was actually fired by Maxis.
Pokémon's current series director Junichi Masuda has been working at Game Freak on the Pokémon series since the original Ruby and Sapphire, the source material for the two newest games, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
As with past installments of Call of Duty's co-op zombie slaughter downloadable content, the first episode of Advanced Warfare's Exo Zombies contains a hidden song. Unlike previous installments, this one's a bit more classy.
Yulon on Tumblr found a really nice easter egg in Warlords of Draenor. The first followers—NPCs we can send out on missions for some extra loot—we can hire for our Garrisons both on the Alliance and the Horde side actually match characters from World of Wacraft's very first cinematic trailer that came out a decade…
Some gamers who've already picked up Nintendo's new-and-improved 3DS have discovered a wonderfully squee-inducing secret buried inside the console. If you tap out the beginning notes of Mario's iconic theme music when in the browser menu, the interface will turn into the classic block-breaking arcade game Breakout.