Blizzard Owns the April Fools Gags

All been keeping an eye out for cool April Fools gags on annual “Don’t Believe What You Read On The Internet Day”?

Blizzard, as usual, have put a lot of work into entertaining the masses (aka us) with their April Fools. I think they have a nice balance here of fun ideas that aren’t SO good that everyone would be pining for the rest of the year.

Blizzard EU: P1mp My Mount – Yeah I want a shoulder mounted sub machine gun for my nether ray too!

Blizzard US: Check out the new Dance Battle System. And check out the ads on that page also (I don’t blame them, it’s gonna get a zillion hits).

And thanks to The Ancient Gaming Noob for the heads up on the Starcraft II and Diablo III April Fools.

Diablo III: Archivist Class. It has an ability called Shush! There’s even an animation showing it in action … *pines for D3 some more*

Starcraft II: I can’t get through to this one but you’re welcome to try here.

And as if that wasn’t enough, they’ve run the US WoW forums through a roleplaying parser. Which they really should keep since it makes everything way more amusing. Here’s a random example (of someone asking about Malygos phase 1):