10 Most Pointless Things Hidden in Video Games

Pretty much every video game these days is going to sneak in an Easter Egg or two...or in the case of Borderlands 2, they occasionally sneak in a game between all the Easter Eggs. There's a difference, though, between dropping in a Doctor Who joke and these ten hidden treasures. For the most part, they defy all explanation and in all cases are bloody useless on top of that.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time It's a pretty well known fact that if you dive down to the very bottom of the pool in the Lakeside Laboratory, there is a motionless shark behind a set of bars. It's crudely drawn, does nothing and cannot be interacted with in any way. There's a theory that it's a joke by Nintendo about not supporting use of the GameShark cheat devices, which would among other things disable use of the Nintendo 64 Expansion Pak. Speaking of Zelda...

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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