Events

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LOTRO and DDO hand out downtime compensation packages as spring festival begins

Freebies! Who wants freebies? Get them while they're hot! Get them while your inventory still has space! Oh, hello, I see you heard my call....

Sea of Thieves turns one, patches in birthday gifts, merc voyages, and Arches tease

Sea of Thieves is turning one year old today and getting an anniversary patch. Today's patch is not the anniversary patch, however. That's...
Wow, that's almost like a real smile.

Black Desert Online changes node war mechanics and encourages collecting cherry blossoms

The spring has arrived in Black Desert Online, and that means it's time for the traditional celebration of spring in the form of
Defying logic...

Defiance 2050 celebrates Armistice Day once again

Ah, Armistice Day, the special date in the lore of Defiance 2050 when humans and aliens stopped shooting at one another. To celebrate this,...

There’s pie! Elder Scrolls Online’s Jester Festival begins this week

I hope you're ready for this folks: In just two weeks, we're going to be deluged with April Fools' Day jokes all across the...

Google is launching Stadia, a ‘game platform for everyone’ in a ‘new era of gaming,’ this year

In its presentation from GDC 2019 this afternoon, Google announced Google Stadia: It's not a console but a platform that will run even the...

MMO Business Roundup: Bethsoft E3, Unity+Tencent, Stray Bombay, Wargaming MMOs, and Google at GDC

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO business tidbits! Remember last year's phenomenal Bethsoft presentation at E3? The one with not just Elder Scrolls...

The MOP Up: Aion’s cherry blossoms signal the arrival of spring

The Cherry Blossom Festival is in full bloom over at Aion Europe, with this spring festival offering a hero trial, a "topsy-turvy"...

The Stream Team: Happy 20th birthday EverQuest!

With such a monumental birthday to celebrate, Massively OP's MJ is back in EverQuest and hopping around on her Froglok! She may not be...

EverQuesting: EverQuest turns the big 2-0

Today is a pretty big day in Norrath: EverQuest turns the big 2-0! Impressive. Twenty years is quite an accomplishment. Even more impressive...
Vehicular.

Champions Online brings in hip new armor for the Circus Malvanum race

It's hip to wear armor in Champions Online. Wait, no, that's not quite what we're supposed to say, sorry; it's that there's...

Part two of Warframe’s Buried Debts operation is live as community grumbles over events

Part two of Warframe's Buried Debts events is live this week, following up on last week's operation launch. The best bit is...
SIR

PAX East 2019: Final Fantasy XIV and The Elder Scrolls Online show off for the convention

PAX East 2019 approaches, and it's got a rather eclectic collection of things on display, but that includes at least a couple of big...

For everyone who fancies a trip to New Zealand, Path of Exile’s ExileCon tix are now on sale

Be honest, a visit to New Zealand to see all the Lord of the Rings filming locations is still on your bucket list. You...

Gamigo promises a ‘new and improved gardening system’ for Trove in 2019

While Gamigo may be cutting back on RIFT's extracurricular activities, Trove appears to be getting both more content and events. St....
Oh, great, neat.

Black Desert Online’s third anniversary celebrations continue with Glimmering Old Moon event and weekly update

March is the third anniversary for Black Desert Online, and it's celebrating through a number of events. To be fair, a lot of...
Past is just practice.

EverQuest’s 20th anniversary invites players to preserve the past with some Gnomish help

It might seem a little bit on the nose for the EverQuest 20th anniversary celebration to literally include a new zone that's all about preserving...

Blade & Soul joins the battle royale bandwagon with the Shackled Isles limited time event

So, how about that battle royale flu, eh? Seems to be going around. Now Blade & Soul has caught the bug with the...

Runes of Magic celebrates its 10th anniversary with in-game events and exclusive gifts

A week from today, free-to-play fantasy MMO Runes of Magic will be celebrating its 10th anniversary, and the folks at Runewaker Entertainment...
Your manager says you should shut up.

Wisdom of Nym: The rotating rewards of Final Fantasy XIV’s seasonal events

I'm not going to lie here: I'm really pretty disappointed with the rewards on offer for Granblue Fantasy's anniversary event. An event summon that functionally...

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