christmas 2016

Guardians of Ember puts the finishing touches on Act 3, says NA servers are still coming

While Guardians of Ember admits that it isn't pulling out a holiday event this year for its players, the team said that there is...

Gloria Victis brings out new character models

The "biggest update ever" for Gloria Victis has finally arrived, welcoming brand-new character models that should make the game look better than before. This is...

ArcheAge kicks off Revelation launch compensation package

Today we finally learned what's powering the ArcheAge fresh start servers. Oh, poor ArcheAge. I apologize for my cheap shot. Merry Christmas. Senior Community Manager Seraphina...

The MOP Up: Christmas in a warzone (December 25, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Massively OP’s Best of 2016 Awards: Best MMORPG Holiday Event of 2016

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2016 awards continue today with our award for the MMORPG with the Best Holiday Event of 2016, which is yet another new award for...
Making lists and so forth.

The Daily Grind: What did you get this year?

You know, people, today is a holiday. I am writing this days in advance, because on the morning you're reading this, I will be...

Jukebox Heroes: MMO music for the holidays

I absolutely adore Christmas music -- in moderation and in season. I keep to strict personal rules not to listen to it before Black...

Star Citizen launches 2.6 Star Marine, announces Amazon Lumberyard partnership

It's always nice to be able to report good news about Star Citizen, as one of our readers noted when sending us this tip, and...

Ashes of Creation demos caravans and villages in beautifully creepy Christmas video

Indie outfit Intrepid Studios has an atmospheric new video out for its fledgling Ashes of Creation MMORPG -- well, not so fledgling after all,...

City of Titans makes Santa dance to demo environments and animations

I admit that when I first saw this City of Titans video, I thought it was just a cutesy Christmas card. But nope --...

The Stream Team: Living it up in Elder Scrolls Online’s New Life Festival

The Elder Scrolls Online surprised and delighted Massively OP's MJ with a Halloween-themed event, but that wasn't the end of things - now there's...

Skyforge goes on a dino dig and celebrates winter wonders

How will you spend your Christmas break? Skyforge is giving you two interesting options, one traditional and one... prehistoric. Players with at least 1,000 prestige...

Chaos Theory: The kink in Secret World’s Krampusnacht

The Secret World, I'm shaking my head at you. I mean, I wasn't expecting anything really for the Krampusnacht holiday. But this? Remember back when...

ArcheAge suffers continuing server issues, rolls out Winter Maiden festival

Another day, another update to the ArcheAge mess -- anyone with me in just feeling really sorry for Trion having to deal with this...

The Daily Grind: Do you do in-game gift exchanges in MMOs?

Well, the winter holidays are just about here, and that means giving the fit of games. Also, gifts that aren't games. Some gifts that...
Give me things.

Dark Age of Camelot gives players many presents for the Midwinter Festival

Don't worry, folks, Dark Age of Camelot is here with its Midwinter Festival, and it knows about the real spirit of the holidays: Getting...

Riders of Icarus challenges you to round up its reindeer

Are we... are we done with winter holidays in MMOs yet? Can we talk about something else now? No? Oh. Very well. What's next?...
To be fair, I suppose you can't make a game with that title and then have lots of water, but.

Pick up a key for Cloud Pirates’ third closed beta and jump in right now

Dirigibles! Explosions! Christmas! One of these things just doesn't fit in here! Yep, it's time for another round of Cloud Pirates closed beta right through the...

Four-year-old War Thunder launches out of open beta

I know what you're thinking -- didn't War Thunder launch, like, four years ago? I know we just sang happy birthday back in October. Welcome...

Marvel Heroes has 14 days of Christmas presents waiting for you

It's a day that ends in y, which means Marvel Heroes has an excuse to party. And its latest round of revelry kicks off...