History Main / AprilFoolsDay

3rd Jun '17 3:00:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'' was confirmed for the 3DS, {{Wii U}}, and XboxOne on [[http://bindingofisaac.com/post/115192982234/rebirth-coming-to-3ds-wiiu-and-xbox1 April 1, 2015]]. Due to the timing, and a well known history that [=BoI=] has previously run into issues being released on Nintendo's eShop service, some thought it really was a joke, prompting the game's creator [[https://twitter.com/EdmundMcMillenn/status/583164512330592256 to state on Twitter that it's no joke.]] The dev did take the chance to still add in some jokes though, by making [[http://bindingofisaac.com/post/115192982234/rebirth-coming-to-3ds-wiiu-and-xbox1 a joke post]] stating that the Nintendo versions would have three "subtle" changes -- Isaac will now wear a fig leaf, the voice Isaac's mother hears coming from Max the dog rather than God, and the references to Christianity would be replaced by references to Scientology. A crossed-out section at the end claims that there are additional changes to the Nintendo versions such as replacing "blood" with "sweat" (a la the SNES version of ''VideoGame/MortalKombat1'') and "pills" with "lollipops."

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* ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'' was confirmed for the 3DS, {{Wii UsefulNotes/{{Wii U}}, and XboxOne UsefulNotes/XboxOne on [[http://bindingofisaac.com/post/115192982234/rebirth-coming-to-3ds-wiiu-and-xbox1 April 1, 2015]]. Due to the timing, and a well known history that [=BoI=] has previously run into issues being released on Nintendo's eShop service, some thought it really was a joke, prompting the game's creator [[https://twitter.com/EdmundMcMillenn/status/583164512330592256 to state on Twitter that it's no joke.]] The dev did take the chance to still add in some jokes though, by making [[http://bindingofisaac.com/post/115192982234/rebirth-coming-to-3ds-wiiu-and-xbox1 a joke post]] stating that the Nintendo versions would have three "subtle" changes -- Isaac will now wear a fig leaf, the voice Isaac's mother hears coming from Max the dog rather than God, and the references to Christianity would be replaced by references to Scientology. A crossed-out section at the end claims that there are additional changes to the Nintendo versions such as replacing "blood" with "sweat" (a la the SNES version of ''VideoGame/MortalKombat1'') and "pills" with "lollipops."
1st Jun '17 1:56:19 PM Hallwings
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* Actually a pre-April Fool's joke from the nighttime version of ''Series/TheDatingGame'' in 1969: After [[Series/CharliesAngels Farrah Fawcett]] selects her date, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IEXYW3E1pM&t=4m55s the three Bachelors get into a brawl.]] [[spoiler:The trio were actually stuntmen.]]

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* Actually a pre-April Fool's joke from the nighttime version of ''Series/TheDatingGame'' in 1969: After [[Series/CharliesAngels Farrah Fawcett]] selects her date, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IEXYW3E1pM&t=4m55s com/watch?v=hrSthPFEFrwt=4m55s the three Bachelors get into a brawl.]] [[spoiler:The trio were actually stuntmen.]]
27th May '17 3:46:42 PM nombretomado
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* An example that very rapidly became HilariousInHindsight: in 2006, Gamespot did [[http://www.gamespot.com/news/april-fools-analyst-revolution-will-take-lead-in-2010-6146958 an April Fools' article]] predicting the triumph of the console then known as the Creator/{{Nintendo}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} Revolution]] in the next UsefulNotes/{{console war|s}} on the strength of its low price (for both the console and its games), its [[VirtualConsole library of classic, inexpensive downloadable titles]], and its ability to tap into markets that aren't thought of as "core gamers". Did we mention that this was meant to be an April Fools' joke?

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* An example that very rapidly became HilariousInHindsight: in 2006, Gamespot did [[http://www.gamespot.com/news/april-fools-analyst-revolution-will-take-lead-in-2010-6146958 an April Fools' article]] predicting the triumph of the console then known as the Creator/{{Nintendo}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} Revolution]] in the next UsefulNotes/{{console war|s}} on the strength of its low price (for both the console and its games), its [[VirtualConsole [[UsefulNotes/VirtualConsole library of classic, inexpensive downloadable titles]], and its ability to tap into markets that aren't thought of as "core gamers". Did we mention that this was meant to be an April Fools' joke?
21st May '17 6:01:10 PM Fourze99
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* The ''Series/KamenRiderDrive'' Twitter account commemerated its closure on April Fools by announcing the newest V-Cinema spinoff, ''Kamen Rider Brain'', that would come out in [[Film/KamenRiderDriveSurpriseFuture 2035.]]
21st May '17 5:28:29 PM DrNoPuma
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* On April 1, 2017, the ''LetsPlay/HoboBros'' uploaded a video claiming to be footage of a new ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys'' game. It was actually [[spoiler:''VideoGame/FattyBearsBirthdaySurprise'', a children's game about a friendly teddy bear.]]

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* On April 1, 2017, the ''LetsPlay/HoboBros'' uploaded a video claiming to be footage of a new ''Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys'' game. It was actually [[spoiler:''VideoGame/FattyBearsBirthdaySurprise'', [[spoiler:''VideoGame/FattyBear's Birthday Surprise'', a children's game about a friendly teddy bear.]]
18th May '17 8:21:45 AM ClatoLawa
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** In 2017, he posted what was supposedly a review of ''Film/PowerRangers2017'' (which he'd already covered on ''WebVideo/MidnightScreenings''), which instead turned out to be a serious analysis of ComicBook/TheNew52 and its biggest failings, presented in the style of Webvideo/{{Jimquisition}}.

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** *** In 2017, he posted what was supposedly a review of ''Film/PowerRangers2017'' (which he'd already covered on ''WebVideo/MidnightScreenings''), which instead turned out to be a serious analysis of ComicBook/TheNew52 and its biggest failings, presented in the style of Webvideo/{{Jimquisition}}.
17th May '17 6:56:12 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/AdultSwim. 2012. While it began with the introduction to ''Film/TheRoom'' (which had been their joke in previous years), it quickly went in a different direction, bringing back {{Creator/Toonami}}[[note]]Canceled in September 2008[[/note]] for what was thought to be one night only. But then Creator/AdultSwim asked the fans what they thought on {{Twitter}}... They wanted their Creator/{{Toonami}}. As of May 26, 2012, they're getting it.

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* Creator/AdultSwim. 2012. While it began with the introduction to ''Film/TheRoom'' (which had been their joke in previous years), it quickly went in a different direction, bringing back {{Creator/Toonami}}[[note]]Canceled in September 2008[[/note]] for what was thought to be one night only. But then Creator/AdultSwim asked the fans what they thought on {{Twitter}}...Website/{{Twitter}}... They wanted their Creator/{{Toonami}}. As of May 26, 2012, they're getting it.
11th May '17 8:01:58 PM TheCuza
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* The very first episode of ''Machinima/FreemansMind [[Videogame/HalfLife2 2]]'' aired on April Fools' 2017.

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* The very first episode of ''Machinima/FreemansMind [[Videogame/HalfLife2 2]]'' aired on April Fools' 2017. The joke is that the viewer clicks on the video ''expecting'' it to be a joke, only to be surprised when it's actually the real episode.
8th May '17 1:39:54 PM Larkmarn
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* For WebAnimation/TheAutisticWorldOfTheAutist, Leon Davies uploaded onto his DeviantArt a picture of Leon cradling Brian's dead body referencing ComicBook/ADeathInTheFamily, implying Brian would be KilledOffForReal in the GrandFinale. However, the joke was very blatantly obvious, considering that he literally just pasted Leon and Brian's faces onto Batman and Robin respectively and scribbled out the creator's names.
30th Apr '17 11:49:40 AM nombretomado
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* In 2012, Creator/AdultSwim brought CN's much loved {{Toonami}} block BackFromTheDead for one night only, with all new recorded lines from [[Creator/SteveBlum TOM 3]], airing episodes of nostalgic anime like ''Manga/OutlawStar'', ''Anime/TheBigO'', ''Anime/DragonBallZ'', and other shows that had previously aired on both Toonami and Adult Swim. This case is notable because fan reaction was so overwhelmingly positive and widespread that [[https://twitter.com/#!/adultswim/status/202866436597743616 Cartoon Network brought the block back for good a month later!]]

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* In 2012, Creator/AdultSwim brought CN's much loved {{Toonami}} Creator/{{Toonami}} block BackFromTheDead for one night only, with all new recorded lines from [[Creator/SteveBlum TOM 3]], airing episodes of nostalgic anime like ''Manga/OutlawStar'', ''Anime/TheBigO'', ''Anime/DragonBallZ'', and other shows that had previously aired on both Toonami and Adult Swim. This case is notable because fan reaction was so overwhelmingly positive and widespread that [[https://twitter.com/#!/adultswim/status/202866436597743616 Cartoon Network brought the block back for good a month later!]]



* Creator/AdultSwim. 2012. While it began with the introduction to ''Film/TheRoom'' (which had been their joke in previous years), it quickly went in a different direction, bringing back {{Creator/Toonami}}[[note]]Canceled in September 2008[[/note]] for what was thought to be one night only. But then Creator/AdultSwim asked the fans what they thought on {{Twitter}}... They wanted their {{Toonami}}. As of May 26, 2012, they're getting it.

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* Creator/AdultSwim. 2012. While it began with the introduction to ''Film/TheRoom'' (which had been their joke in previous years), it quickly went in a different direction, bringing back {{Creator/Toonami}}[[note]]Canceled in September 2008[[/note]] for what was thought to be one night only. But then Creator/AdultSwim asked the fans what they thought on {{Twitter}}... They wanted their {{Toonami}}.Creator/{{Toonami}}. As of May 26, 2012, they're getting it.



** In 2012, they opted for a one-day revival of {{Toonami}}, which began with a FakeOutOpening of ''The Room'', and was so well received that the block was brought back for good!

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** In 2012, they opted for a one-day revival of {{Toonami}}, Creator/{{Toonami}}, which began with a FakeOutOpening of ''The Room'', and was so well received that the block was brought back for good!
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