The Joke’s On You! Ten of Our Favorite Hoaxes

It never fails. There is some glitch in a game that leads one gamer or a small group of them to some secret that exists. The next thing you know the entire gaming community is buzzing over this new hidden thing. Game sales spike, people play countless hours to try and find it, and tons of free word-of-mouth advertising ensues. Then eventually it comes to light that the elusive object was nothing more than an elaborate hoax by the developer, publisher or media outlet. Sometimes, the hoax is completely dreamed up by gamers that just really want whatever it is to be true. So in no particular order, here we go.

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