april fools

Massively on the Go: April showers didn’t bring Pokemon GO May event flowers

April was a rough month for Pokemon Go, as the game failed to deliver on Earth Day - an event Niantic used to champion...

Perfect Ten: Great MMO April Fools’ Day pranks from back in the day

There are two types of people on April 1st: those who are annoyed and indifferent to the tomfoolery going on all around them, and...

The Stream Team: Nothing here but us chickens in Neverwinter

Let's be honest: Massively OP's MJ doesn't need any reason to be silly. It can be more difficult for her not to be! But...

Working As Intended: The top 10 hot tubs in MMORPGs

It's been a running joke for a few years that I always put hot tubs in my MMO houses whenever possible, and once that...

April Fools’ Day 2024 events and gags from around the MMORPG world

Welcome to weird MMORPG game mode day! I mean, April Fools' Day - not that we're sorry a lot of the "pranks" have become...

The Daily Grind: Introducing our sponsor, Swords of Tales of Legends of Reigns of Epics of Sagas of Rhymes of Lyrics of Elflandia

Heya, folks, we're trying something just a little different this April, and we hope you'll be on board for it. Traditionally, we've avoided any...

The Stream Team: Venturing into AQ3D’s Wiggly Whompa’s chocolate factory

Around the beginning of April, things start getting a little silly. (We simply cannot figure out why!) And in AQ3D, there's a new silly...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon GO’s April content isn’t all laughs

Pokemon Go isn't talking about its yearly April Fools' day event yet, but we do have some details on the rest of the month,...

April Fools’ Day events in the MMO world, 2023 edition

April Fools' Day has a weird feel this year, being on a weekend, but it's here all the same. It's tradition for MMO devs...
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The Daily Grind: What’s your fondest MMO memory from… last month?

Welcome to the very first Massively Overpowered Throwback Weekend! You know, we've been reporting on the news here for a long time now, something...

The Stream Team: AQ3D’s Burger Hero opens for business

What will Massively OP's MJ be doing to prepare for April Fools Day tomorrow? Attending the grand opening of Burger Hero in AQ3D! Who...

The Stream Team: Trying to take on the doom chickens in Neverwinter

Sometimes things line up perfectly: MOP's Chris is tripping his way through Neverwinter for Choose My Adventure, and the April Fowls' Day event is...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s April schedule is hopefully a joke

While there's always hope for a good April Fools' Day prank, Pokemon Go's April Schedule doesn't have one listed, at least not yet. Unfortunately,...

Elder Scrolls Online dares you to ’embrace the outrageous’ with its Jester’s Festival

Do you have a manic grin on your face and a willingness to "embrace the outrageous?" It's really the only way to approach Elder...

Guild Wars 2’s Super Adventure Box – and part of an unfinished World 3 – is live ahead of April Fools’ Day 2023

Guild Wars 2's Super Adventure Festival is live for the April Fools' season as of today with all the usual features and tweaks. Players...

Neverwinter asks players to stop the ‘a-bok-alypse’ once more with its returning April Fowls event

Life in Neverwinter is getting clucked up again as April Fools' Day has descended on the titular city with the returning April Fowls event,...

World of Warships goes rubber ducky crazy once again for its annual April Fools’ event

Rubber ducky, you're the one. You make naval fights so much fun. That's right, rubber duck fights are back again in World of Warships'...

Splatoon 3 announces paranormal science Splatfest for end of March

Perhaps Nintendo agrees that Splatoon 3's new events, Big Run, just can't replace a good old Splatfest, as the event is now set to return at...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 367: Day of the Long Charr

Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day around the MMO world, Black Desert's Eternal Winter, FFXIV's Newfound Adventure, E3's cancelation, World of Warcraft's expansion rumor, and dwindling hope for RIFT, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, Guild Wars 2, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on epic MMO combos and the future of New World.

April Fools’ Day around the MMO world, 2022 edition

Whether you love it or dread it, April Fools' Day is happening everywhere, specifically to annoy copyeditors who have to fix that dang apostrophe...