Tekken publisher Bandai Namco ran an April Fool’s gag this year about a crossover between the fighter and arcade classic Galaga. Except it was true. Galaga x Tekken, as I intend to call it until we have a real title, is being released to celebrate Tekken’s 20th anniversary. Siliconera reports the iOS exclusive will release […]
Guest: Tesla Motors experienced its second highest one-minute trading volume of all time earlier this month after computers misinterpreted the company's April Fools' Day joke as a serious press release.
One great thing about mobile games is that sometimes a small April Fool's joke can quickly be turned around into a real game. Zombie Gunship Arcade [Free], for example. Take Galaga Tekken. It was initially announced as an April Fool's joke, where Heihachi and Kazuya from the Tekken games would be shooting other Tekken characters,
The Tekken / Galaga crossover we reported on for April Fools' Day has turned out to be an actual product, albeit only in Japan. As reported by Famitsu (translated via Siliconera), this hybrid, simply titled Galaga Tekken 20th Anniversary Edition, will debut 30th April as a free download on Japanese iOS devices. Show More Summary
Brace yourselves, Star-Lord is finally on Reddit! After finding out that some awesome OP duped millions of people on April Fools' Day into getting a picture of Chris Pratt's abs to the top of Reddit — with the lie that he said he'd do an AMA if they did —... More »
Has One Direction been played for the fool by Zayn Malik? Depressing news was revealed on April 22 that Zayn Malik had not been honest with his story on One Direction about quitting the band — but One Direction may have known all along. Show More Summary
Jimmy Butler didn't mince words when the Bucks turned their April Fool's Day home victory over the Bulls into a stone-cold serious physical affair.
Scott Brooks got fired, and I'm sorry for him and his family that that happened. I'm sure he'll find another job. I'm also reminded of the last time I remember Scott Brooks getting canned as part of a fantastic Knicks April Fools joke: To...Show More Summary
A man from Henan who tried and failed miserably to rob three banks in Hong Kong, ultimately being mistaken for an April Fool's joke, has appeared in court on charges of attempted robbery. [ more › ]
1. Alex Rodriguez charges at Willie Mays Imagine: Alex Rodriguez, Knight in Shining Armor. He is the story of April, no fooling. He is smashing home runs, winning games, jacking up his on-base percentage (.447!), making love to television...Show More Summary
During a speech to conservative supporters in New Hampshire this weekend, potential Republican presidential candidate Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) pulled a belated April Fools' Day prank on his audience, beginning his speech with talking points that sounded like they might be coming from someone else's playbook.
Their closing wasn't an April Fool's joke, but it does appear to be short-lived…
Every year without fail, Google tries to prank its users on April Fool’s. This year there were a few attempts by Google and one them was changing its front page where the entire site had its text mirrored backwards as you can see in the image above. Show More Summary
This year, Google celebrated April Fools' Day by creating a backwards search engine called com.google. But a security company now says Google's light-hearted joke may have put its users at risk, The Register reports. Everything on the com.google domain name site was backwards, so it wasn't really usable. Show More Summary
For April Fools’, The Memorial Chapel located at the University of Maryland performed John Williams’s Imperial March of the church bells. Never underestimate the power of the dark side. [iHuman | Via LS] The post University of Maryland’s Memorial Chapel Performs Star Wars’ Imperial March on Church Bells appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Last week on April Fools’ Day, Ina Garten posted a photo of green-frosted, kale leaf-garnished cupcakes on Instagram with the caption: “These Kale Cupcakes are a healthy twist on one of my favorite cupcake recipes. They look absolutely...Show More Summary
Amy Dowell opened The Painted Lady tattoo parlor in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on April 1 and already is booked solid for roughly the next year. And that’s no April Fool’s joke. Her art, see above, is lauded (she has won more awards than can be easily counted) and her new business venture is flourishing to the extent that her...
Follow along with a screencast where Matthew Wrather, Overthinking It's Editor In Chief and Senior Front End Software Engineer develops our parody of Vox for April Fools Day 2015. Behind The Scenes: Coding April Fools 2015 originally...Show More Summary
April Fool’s Day comes but once a year, and that’s probably a good thing for Google. Everyone’s favorite search giant and proprietor of quirky holiday-related graphics accidentally broke its site security this April 1. Read more...
Altered code undermined Google defenses against click-jacking attacks.