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Pokemon GO Gets A Little Pixilated In Latest [April Fools] Update

Niantic Labs rolled out an update to Pokemon Go today that brings a very special retro feature to the highly successful mobile game. All you have to do is take a look at your Pokedex index screen or list of available monsters to see that their usual 3D models have been replaced with adorable “twice the quality of 4K” sprites. Here’s the full pop-up text as it appeared in Pokemon Go today: “Experience Pokemon GO Like NEVER...

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Tactics Alexander Savagely Gives Us a Taste of 16-Bit FFXIV

April Fools Day may have come and gone but the Final Fantasy XIV team produced one of the most obvious yet fantastic pranks this year.  Titled Alexander Tactics: Savage this fake game features recognizable encounters, monsters and NPCS from FFXIV Heavanswards’ raid content and adapts them in the style of Final Fantasy Tactics. I had no clue I needed this in my life but the idea of playing XIV’s raid content on the go with retro style...

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April Fools: BioWare Spelling Correction Reveals New Branding

Update: Not that this one wasn’t obvious, but this was an April Fools joke. Fantasy worlds will eventually develop fast food franchises however. Just imagine the menus! There’s no inquisition in the new Dragon Age game. However, there are dragons that the world just has nothing to do with. So what does a medieval fantasy world do with so much meat? Open a Quiznos of course! In Dragon Age 3 gamers will experience the thrill of owning...

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