Sheng Long April Fools Joke - EGM - 25th Anniversary Event


Saturday, April 1 at 7 PM - 10 PM

Pixel Blast Arcade — 1045 Burlington Ave., Suite 2, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the infamous Sheng Long April Fools joke from Electronic Gaming Monthly magazine with special guest, Ken Williams (former reviewer and personality, Sushi-X) - the creator of the April Fool’s joke!

• Hear the history of the Sheng Long joke as Ken presents his discussion, “Creating Sheng Long - The 25th Anniversary”

• Sushi-X takes on all challengers in the arcade version of Street Fighter II Turbo Hyper Fighting!

• Ken will be available to sign pictures, answer questions…etc.

• DJ 8-Bit Skratch will be spinning tunes and mixing some awesome Street Fighter music

Regular $10 arcade admission applies.

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Dear lord, has it been 25 years already?!

I remember buying that issue of EGM and seeing the April Fools joke. Looked real to me at the time…