In video games, we're used to being heroes, saving hapless innocents from villains, monsters and their own demons. Sometimes, though, we need a hero to save us. Here are stories of daring rescues that happened in video games.
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Diablo 3's 2.3.4 update hit the public test realm today, giving PC players a chance to play through a 16-level retro dungeon packed with bosses from the 1996 original. It's not quite a remake, but it hits all the right notes.
Well, that's one way to give your action-RPG a shot in the arm! Not that Path of Exile from Kiwi studio Grinding Gear Games needs help — it's managed pretty darn well so far — but to get one of the fathers of the modern hack'n'slash David Brevik on board is quite the coup no matter how you cut it.
They were originally conceived as a way for developers to get credit for the games they worked on. But Easter Eggs are now a way for developers to tip their hat to their fans, a way to joke about the past, surprise alternate endings or a way to interact with their audience in diabolical ways that go beyond the game.
Easter Eggs are now a staple of video game design, so to help celebrate the long weekend let's look back on some of the best Easter Eggs ever made.