It’s bad enough that a Massachusetts family’s Target-purchased Christmas console wound up being a piece of wood in a PlayStation 4 box, but did whoever swapped it out have to draw a dick and balls on it?
A "leaked video" showing Ubisoft's mascot character being selected in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U stirred rumors of suprise Nintendo DLC over the weekend, at least until YouTube's Artsy Omni posted a clip showing how he faked the whole thing.
At a GameStop event in California earlier this month, a 10-year-old girl trashed pro-level opponents at a special Super Smash Bros. Wii U demo. Quickly proven fake, GameStop finally comes clean on how "Karissa the Destroyer" cleaned up.
H&N? Hugo BGSS? And SFFCCCKS Coffee? Welcome to Wuxi city, which might be home of the phoniest shopping street in all of China.
A game made by David Cage is not like most games. First of all, they might star folks like Ellen Page. And second of all, they usually require you to do some surprising stuff—some of which hit the right notes, and some of which really miss the mark.
Last Thursday, the annual China New Generation Cyber Game Industries Expo was held in Beijing. The expo was meant to show off the latest in China's ever expanding online gaming industry. The only problem was...the event didn't happen.
Chinese police just busted two factory owners and some of their workers in a fake condom operation. This is seriously bad and nasty.
Snagging a seat on the subway or crosstown bus ain't always easy, especially in China's crowded cities. That's why, according to The Beijing News, "pregnancy pads" are supposedly hot sellers.
Loaded with official artwork from the Xbox 360 hit and padded with dozens of glowing reviews, the two Halo 4 games that made it through Apple's strict app approval process this week are, quite obviously, not what they claim to be.
So, that viral video of the eagle snatching a baby off the ground is a confirmed fake. But this? Totally for reals. Trust me.
Whether motivated by trolling or delusional wish fulfillment, some guy tossed up a page pretending to be a registration site for a Halo 4 multiplayer beta last week. 343 Industries, the game's developer, quickly branded that as a fake, and the site was taken offline. That's not good enough for Microsoft.
Every popular video game has its following of wishful thinkers, wannabe designers, and straight-up trolls. None has more hard at work on the next title than Half Life 3. And they've been very busy lately.
Fake Peter Molyneux presents a trailer for a brilliantly fake game that blends bowling and survival horror to deliver something called a "cascore" experience.
I'll kill the fun right now by saying this is a 'shop. Can you name at least one reason why it's fake? I'm sure you will. Or, just enjoy some good ole crude junior-high humor as conceived (snicker) on the Game Boy.
For those who checked the internet when the Xbox 360, PS3 or Wii launched, you'll remember the fake "secret presentation" photos. They were typically either bad photoshops or bad photos showing new hardware presentations.
If a game company is going to do something silly for April Fools' Day, we might as well all get a free game out of it, right? Today Atlus accuses developer ACE Team stole the idea for action-strategy game Rock of Ages and used it to make a 2D game that you can play right now.
If Kobe Bryant playing pretend soldier offended some, then this - said to be Call of Duty: Black Ops' next TV spot - would rile them further. Update: Treyarch says this video is not a Black Ops ad.
Fake PlayStation 3 controllers might be cheap, but that doesn't change them from being totally phony. Sony is doing what it can to render counterfeit PS3 controllers utterly useless.