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 ago.
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.
It's only been out for a matter of days, but Far Cry 4 has already proven itself quite the treasure trove. Before it was released, an easter egg was discovered that was actually an alternate ending. Since then, one of its creators has continued to hint there's another, even more secret ending gamers haven't uncovered.
We knew WoW devs liked Dragon Ball, but Talador, one of Warlords of Draenor's new zones, is home to an entire scene from Dragon Ball Z.
Dressing Bayonetta up as a sexy vixen might do it for some, but hardcore Star Fox fans need a little more love. In a recently-revealed Bayonetta 2 Easter egg delivers all the Star Fox love. Don't want it spoiled? Stop reading now.
New characters! What does that mean for Peter Parker? Did you catch that villain nod? We've rounded up all the spoilery easter eggs, nods, and winks from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and tried to decipher what it all means. Spoilers ahead!
Hiding, watching, and immune, Slender Man lurks in the seemingly cheerful Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare. The second video below shows how to find him and also highlights the Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Easter Eggs in the game: