Easter eggs

Games Columns

Area 51 Nostalgia Yearns for a Time When Evil Had to Hide

Games, conspiracy culture, and what we glimpse beneath the veil of constructed realities.
Cameron Kunzelman
7.19.19
Rick and Morty

'Rick and Morty' Fans Found an Obscure Easter Egg in 'Pickle Rick'

The absurd post-credits scene in the Emmy-nominated episode is actually a reference to a comic book legend.
Beckett Mufson
7.25.18
Television

Every Easter Egg Hidden in Season Four of 'Black Mirror'

A comprehensive account of the references and inside jokes from the new season.
Beckett Mufson
1.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Mark Hamill Played a Secret Second Role in 'The Last Jedi'

Luke Skywalker got to flex his voice acting chops as an inebriated oligarch in an interstellar casino.
Beckett Mufson
12.20.17
Music

The Tiny Touches of 'Super Mario Odyssey' Extend to Even the Sound Effects

This subtle easter egg gives players a whole new reason to explore the soundtrack in every world.
Janine Hawkins
12.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Latest 'Rick and Morty' Episode Snuck in a Trippy Secret Message

Fans discovered what really went down between Morty and the glowing Truth Tortoise.
Beckett Mufson
9.19.17
WTF

Man Cracks Open 9-Year-Old Easter Egg, Unleashes Horrors

It turns out that really old eggs are actually very gross inside. Who knew?
Alex Swerdloff
4.17.17
Easter eggs

The Bank of Canada Slipped the Konami Code Into a Bank Note Announcement

NEEEEEERRRRDDDDS.
Jordan Pearson
4.10.17
Holy Shit

It Took 33 Years For Someone to Find the Easter Egg in This Apple II Game

"I assumed it would take a thousand, but you solved it in a mere 33 years," the game's developer said.
Jason Koebler
6.10.16
Gaming

How Video Game Easter Eggs Were Invented

Video game designer Warren Robinett explains why he built a secret into 'Adventure.'
Jason Koebler
6.2.16
Art

Looks Like Skrillex Invaded Artsy

Time to touch up that undercut—Artsy, the online platform for collecting and researching art, has five hidden easter eggs. One just so happens to be dubstep.
Alyssa Buffenstein
4.14.16
chocolate

British Hospitals Are Being Flooded with People Who Ate Too Many Easter Eggs

In a Facebook status shared on Easter Sunday, the South Tees Hospitals trust said that it had seen an influx of people at its accident and emergency departments with “stomach aches caused by overindulgence.”
Phoebe Hurst
3.29.16
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