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In Other News – 7 April 2016

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It never ceases to amaze me how every year, without fail, Joburg transitions from sunny to instant winter in the matter of a day. Seriously, who turned out the sun? Couldn’t we please have a gradual drop in temperature instead? That way, I can at least have time to adjust to this madness!

In Other News: April fools, YAAAAAAARGH, goat renting in Japan, and eight video game franchises that make sense for VR.

Here’s all the news we didn’t post today because we were too busy setting the house on fire to keep warm.


April Fools Joke Messes Up Counter-Strike’s Marketplace
End of the Mine Kickstarter looks like a creepy good time
Baldur’s Gate studio responds to harassment over trans character
Quantum Break pirates slapped with an eye patch
Dear Esther is coming to PS4 and Xbox One


You Can Now Rent Goats in Japan
Telltale teases a ‘very different project’ over Twitter
Metal Gear Solid fans creating first-person, VR spiritual successor — starring David Hayter
Eight Video Game Franchises That Make Sense For VR
Congressman’s campaign funds spent on Steam


These guys turned a PS3 into a skateboard

Star Wars Fan Builds Life-Size AT-ST In Backyard

When Geoff sends you a PS4 message

What’s on @ The Movies?

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE trailer coming tomorrow! Here’s the first quick teaser!
Tony Jaa and Simon Yam kick ass in the trailer for KILL ZONE 2!
R-rated comic book THE BOYS is coming to TV
Joel McHale to play Chevy Chase in star-studded NATIONAL LAMPOON origin movie
Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder are keen to do another Superman solo movie


Last Updated: April 7, 2016


  1. I’m guessing here, but after someone calls you that you probably shouldn’t stand there with your mouth open.


    • Pariah

      April 7, 2016 at 16:09

      Plastic Plants don’t have mouths.


  2. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    April 7, 2016 at 16:07

    I’m glad that Counterstrike prank ended up costing people money, serves them right for supporting micro transactions


  3. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    April 7, 2016 at 16:07

    • Pariah

      April 7, 2016 at 16:16

      I actually can’t stop staring. This is brilliant, funny, and obviously true. Cats do this all the time. While we’re at work. Obviously.


      • Sageville

        April 8, 2016 at 09:41

        Lets be honest, cats now own the internet….

        Phase 1 – Complete


  4. Pariah

    April 7, 2016 at 16:13

    • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

      April 7, 2016 at 16:20

      Is it your birthday?


      • Pariah

        April 7, 2016 at 16:22

        I’m not sleeping with you dude, back off.


        • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

          April 7, 2016 at 16:23

          O_______O was about to congratulate you on the sex is all….


          • Pariah

            April 7, 2016 at 16:24

            I know how surprise buttsekz works. I read it on the internet. You can’t fool me!

          • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

            April 7, 2016 at 16:26

            I’m not like that, I support the Bulls in rugby for instance, who played in pink last week………. and their shirts had sparkles on…….. hmmmmm……..
            *Goes away to rethink many things

          • HvR

            April 7, 2016 at 16:56

            All the bulls supporters sing together now:
            “WHAT WHAT …”

        • Geoffrey Tim

          April 7, 2016 at 16:29

          CRAP! Happy birthday, dude.


          • Pariah

            April 7, 2016 at 16:30

            You as well? Guys, I’m not available. Not for rent, sale or otherwise. Back off!!!

            Also. Thanks. XD

    • Ghost In The Rift

      April 7, 2016 at 17:45

      Happy (this is in no way a sexual advance) Birthday dude!!!!


  5. Dresden

    April 7, 2016 at 16:23

    • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

      April 7, 2016 at 16:23



    • Admiral Chief in New York

      April 8, 2016 at 06:56

      My new motto!


  6. Jonah Cash

    April 7, 2016 at 16:52

    That CasterTroy03 third from the top. That is a message from November 2015… D really doesn’t have friends if I am in the top 3 from November last year.


  7. HairyEwok

    April 7, 2016 at 16:58

    Darryn’s face looked like a childs face after his parents got shot in a alley way.


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