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The weird side of video game news. If a story’s strange, kinky or downright unbelievable, you’ll find it here.

Apex Legends players want to be able to bite while downed

Some Apex Legends players want to be able to bite opponents while downed, and the idea looks to be gaining traction. "I’m sick of being useless...

Smash Bros. Director worked with IV drip rather than take a sickie

In an ultimate statement of commitment -- or insanity -- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Director, Masahiro Sakurai, has admitted he worked with an IV drip rather...

There’s an RE2 nude Leon mod because of course

An RE2 nude Leon mod has appeared on the internet because we're all thirsty for naked video game characters. Thanks to DeviantArt's ogami4, those on...

Quick! Make fun of the design of movie Sonic the Hedgehog!

An image of Sonic the Hedgehog, from the upcoming Hollywood movie of the same name, has hit the internet. As you'd expect, the internet...

Players really want this rainbow Xbox One controller

Xbox Australia celebrated Sydney Mardi Gras 2019 with a video featuring a rainbow Xbox One controller over the weekend, and now players are practically...

Apex Legends’ map was leaked to Reddit a full year ago

Apex Legends' map was leaked to Reddit almost a full year ago, though no one believed it at the time. Redditor hiticonic leaked the map...

Now Resident Evil 2 has a thicc Sexy Leon mod

A new Resident Evil 2 mod allows for a thicc mod, following on from a similar thicc Mr X mod available last week. Called Sexy Leon, the...

Resident Evil 2 mod offers up a thicc Mr X

A new Resident Evil 2 mod gives players the chance to battle a thicc, speedo-clad Mr X, and it's delightful. The mod, made by misterhecks and titled...

Anthem 8-bit theme unlocked by entering the Konami Code

Players can unlock an Anthem 8-bit theme by inputting the Konami Code, recent reports suggest. The Konami Code -- Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right,...

French man arrested after scanning PS4 as $10 worth of fruit at supermarket

A French man has been arrested after using a supermarket scanner to pass off a PS4 as $10 worth of fruits and vegetables. Europe1 reports...

Is It Love? Blue Swan Hospital has us thirsty on a Friday

Is It Love? Blue Swan Hospital was today detailed by Ubisoft, and it's got our office feeling pretty thirsty. Developed by 1492 Studio, which recently was acquired by...

The internet reacts to Bungie publishing Destiny itself

Destiny will be published by Bungie rather than Activision Blizzard, and the internet seems all for it. After a week where gamers were pretty anti-Bungie after...

Resident Evil 2 London bar has a cocktail made from real blood

A special Resident Evil 2 London bar will be open for the game's launch and offer fans a chance to drink a cocktail made from...

Missed P.T. on PS4? Grab Unreal PT on PC right now!

A P.T. remake, Unreal PT, is now available on PC thanks to a dedicated developer. The remake was released late last week, a project by RadiusGordello. Rebuilt in the Unreal Engine,...

Spider-Man gets free DLC suit, internet man-babies claim victory

Spider-Man today received a new DLC suit patterned on Sam Raimi's trilogy of Spider-Man films, Insomniac Games confirmed. The gift to players has been claimed as a...

Solid Snake & Liquid Snake wish you a very Merry Christmas

The voices of Metal Gear Solid's Solid Snake and Liquid Snake have teamed up for a very special reading of a Metal Gear-themed version of "The...

Xbox 360 animated logo used to ID NDA-breakers during UI beta

A Twitter user has explained how Microsoft could track the serial number of an Xbox 360 using an animated wave-based pattern that was displayed...

Street Fighter 5’s in-game ads take ugly costumes to another level

Street Fighter 5's in-game ads are live, and they're making most characters' default costumes ugly as all hell. You can take a look at some...

Police respond to Smash Bros noise complaint, end up playing

Police who attended a home in Minneapolis, Minnesota over a noise complaint related to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ended up playing the game with its residents,...

Pornhub’s big winners of 2018: Fortnite, PS4, Bowsette & Pikachu

Pornhub has released end of year stats for 2018 and Fortnite has proven a big winner. Searches for Fortnite eclipsed that of Overwatch in 2018, landing at spot...