christmas 2018

Dauntless’s Frostfall content update introduces the Hunt Pass, a new behemoth, and new in-game events

The seasonal celebration of Frostfall has arrived in Dauntless, bringing with it a new in-game event, a new behemoth, and the inaugural season of...

Star Stable is not horsing around with its Winter Village update

On this week's MOP Podcast, Justin and I fielded a great question from a reader about non-combat MMOs. On our (depressingly short) list was...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO decorates the best for the holidays?

Like some of you, I am really into decorating for the holidays. Not Clark Griswold-drain-the-Chicago-power-grid crazy, but I love transforming my environment into something...

The Stream Team: EverQuest II’s Frostfell is the first holiday of the season

Here comes Santa Glug, here come's Santa Glug! Give a cheer, the holidays are officially here! And the first holiday Massively OP's MJ gets...

Ultima Online patches in its new Krampus battle

The Krampus, once an obscure bit of Christmas trivia, has become a blessing for MMOs eager to let you fight something for the holiday....
Walkin' in a seasonal event.

Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland will return on December 11

The true meaning of Christmas is something you can use for any number of jokes, but the true meaning of winter is hunting yetis...

RuneScape deleted its RTS minigame-within-a-game with today’s patch

RuneScape dev Jagex is clearly feeling the Christmas madness already with today's update. "Remember when they used to count down to Christmas with shopping...
Hooray, hunting things!

Monster Hunter World prepares to celebrate the winter holidays with the Winter Star Fest

There's no place like hunts for the holidays. That one is free; Monster Hunter World players can use that for promotions if they so...
It's the most whateverful time.

DC Universe Online kicks off its seasonal event with a celebration of greed

It's the holiday season, and DC Universe Online wants to celebrate the true meaning of the season: getting stuff. That might sound wrong, but we...

RuneScape decks the halls for its Winter Weekends holiday event

It's beginning to look at lot like Christmas, at least in the world of Jagex's popular free-to-play MMO RuneScape, which this week announced that...

Bless Online brings back the Rift of Time and Space and kicks off the Winter Festival next week

It's beginning to look a lot like... actually, I don't know any version of Christmas with this creepy snowman, and that lady's legs look...

Ultima Online is adding whips and Krampus for Christmas

Thanksgiving? Pff. Broadsword's already gearing up to launch Christmas in Ultima Online. Publish 103 with the winter festivities hit the test server last week...

DC Universe Online’s holiday content involves wonderfully awful puns and seahorse races

Enough with that whole Thanksgiving thing - DC Universe Online is already moving on to Christmas! Daybreak began testing its holiday content in the...
Not paying attention is not a mark of honor.

Massively OP’s guide to MMO Thanksgiving 2018

Unlike with Halloween and Christmas, it seems like MMORPG developers never quite know what to do with the Thanksgiving holiday. Vastly fewer games celebrate...

Shroud of the Avatar brings all seasons together in harmony with Release 60

Beach party? Christmas? Fishing expedition? Why not all three! From summer to deep winter, Shroud of the Avatar has you covered with this past...
Shimmy-shimmy-shimmy to the left.

Warframe hits the Switch tomorrow – here’s the tea on migration, Fort2na, and Baruuk

One of the reasons I'm excited that my family's getting a Switch for Christmas (don't tell my kids!) is that Warframe is gonna be...

The Daily Grind: What MMO festival reward do you use year-round?

MMORPG holidays are funny events because while we kill ourselves to get thematic costumes, toys, mounts, and other goodies, the second the event is...

Shroud of the Avatar details continuing work on fishing, teases roleplay content stream

Halloween is over, and you know what that means: Yep, two whole months of Christmas. Shroud of the Avatar is already teasing its winter...
On a unicorn.

Global Chat: Is MapleStory 2 too cute for its own britches? (Yes.)

Maybe it's the weird gaming lull that's going on right now, but MapleStory 2 has picked up a good amount of press and player...