Easter Eggs in video games are little secrets that the developers throw in for a bit of fun. From jump scares to assassin turkeys, join us as we explore 10 of the best video game Easter Eggs.
10. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
In the Uprising DLC there is a map called Mob of the Dead. Head to the far end of the roof, to the left of the runway and look at the fireworks in the distance through the scope of a sniper rifle and there you’ll get a pleasant surprise! A jump scare of a zombified face with some loud noise will pop up on your screen. Fresh underpants anyone?
9. Fallout: New Vegas
South East of the Goosesprings if you have the Wild Wasteland trait activated, follow the road and you’ll find the skeletal remains of Indiana Jones stuffed in an old fridge.
8. Watch Dogs
It’s possible to get the protagonist Aiden to text Olivier Garneau who is the CEO of Abstergo Entertainment from Assasins Creed IV: Black Flag. In the text, Aiden threatens the CEO’s life and ends with the words ‘Requiescat in pace’ which is the famous phrase that assassins whisper to their targets.
7. Batman: Arkham Asylum
Inside Quincy Sharp’s office there is a hidden blueprint referencing the game’s sequel Batman: Arkham City. To reach it, you have to place several layers of explosive foam on the wall. Using detective vision won’t identify a weakened wall either. The room was so well hidden that no one found it for two years until developer Rocksteady revealed its location in a preview for the sequel.
6. X Men Origins: Wolverine
Like most movie to video game ports this was nothing special. But there is some interesting, albeit random, Easter Eggs hidden within. In the very first level you can find the hatch from the television series Lost. While in chapter 2 there is an icy cave that houses Frostmourne, the legendary sword from Warcraft lore that sent Arthas into madness.
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