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EA Removes Marco van Basten From FIFA 20 Over a Nazi Joke

EA Sports has removed legendary Dutch football player Marco van Basten from FIFA 20 over a Nazi-themed joke he made last week. The former pro-football player made a joke, off camera, where he said “Sieg Heil” as a German football manager left an interview. Marco said that the comment was a joke, even though it was “stupid and inappropriate.” Despite his apology and donation to the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Fox Sports has suspended him for a week, and EA has removed him from FIFA 20…

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Barkham Horror is Fantasy Flight’s April Fool’s Joke Come to Life

Every now and again, a company creates a joke product and is subsequently stunned by the response of people who would actually like to buy it. That’s exactly what happened with Barkham Horror by Fantasy Flight Games. What was once an April Fool’s gag is now coming to life. Back on April 1, 2019, Fantasy Flight Games announced a fake expansion called The Dogwich Legacy for an equally-fake game called Barkham Horror: The Card Game. In The Dogwich Legacy, the Order of Dead Rodents on the Doorstep has taken hold of Barkham, tipping the scales in…

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