holiday events

Pokemon Go adds even more winter events, hints that Kanto is just the start of the tour

Gather around, trainers: Have you heard of Mr. Rime? The new version Pokemon's Mr. Mime got a Galar regional variant that also evolves, and...
gonna dress me up

The Daily Grind: Do you feel the need to do MMO holiday events on every character?

Every new holiday event in Final Fantasy XIV prompts the same reaction from me, a question of which of my characters will be sad if...

The Stream Team: The Starlight season of Final Fantasy XIV

MassivelyOP's Chris absolutely adores the holiday season in MMOs, but one of his top in-game events is Final Fantasy XIV's Starlight Celebration, which has...
Oh no son.

The Daily Grind: What’s the worst fit for a seasonal event for an MMO?

Let's be real here, I am a sucker for Halloween. It's my favorite holiday, so you would think I was over the moon about...
In this trying time.

The Daily Grind: How should MMOs handle old limited-time rewards?

Out of all the various event rewards I've gotten in Final Fantasy XIV, Legacy status is the only one that a new player couldn't...

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...
This guy, dudes.

The Daily Grind: When should holiday events in MMOs be ‘finished’?

The holiday events in Final Fantasy XI are done. They still run, of course; around the same time every year, bang! Holiday event arrives...
All the single ladies!

Final Fantasy XIV dolls itself up for Little Ladies’ Day

The latest patch for Final Fantasy XIV is only a day old and has brought along more story, more dungeons, and more things for...
Hearts in Ishgard.

Final Fantasy XIV kicks off another celebration of Valentione’s Day

The house of Valentione is not one of the major houses in Ishgard, but it's still very important to players of Final Fantasy XIV...
Continue the epic struggle between good/evil teamups and neutral!

The Daily Grind: How frequently do you want events in an MMO?

I have a mixed set of feelings about the various Star Wars: The Old Republic reputation events. On the one hand, it annoys me...

The Stream Team: EverQuest II’s exalting Frostfell experience

Last time, MassivelyOP's MJ shared one of her favorite Frostfell quests, the chain that leads into EQII's Icy Keep. Tonight she will complete the...
Hooray, dead birds you set on fire! How did you know?

The Daily Grind: What gift would you like to receive tomorrow in a live MMO?

If we could all get whatever we wanted tomorrow, I'm willing to bet dollars to donuts we would all want the same fundamental thing:...
This isn't even my final form.

The Daily Grind: What’s the ideal reward for an MMO holiday event?

Every time holiday events roll around in Final Fantasy XIV, I feel compelled to do them on my main character if no one else....
This is the best-case scenario.

EVE Online’s winter events are all about players fighting… with snowballs

You've been playing EVE Online long enough to know that it's rarely good news when another ship arrives nearby and starts heading toward you...
Wings of snow.

Guild Wars 2 starts Wintersday today

Today is not a winter's day, nor is it the start of winter days. That's the solstice, which is on December 22nd this year....

EVE Online releases its December patch with Operation Frostline

The winter holidays are very different when you are in space and literally everyone is threatening to blow your ship up. That's hardly the...

Star Wars: The Old Republic outlines its December events

Ready for a month full of stuff happening in Star Wars: The Old Republic? If your answer is "no," the good news is that...
This is... oh, you know the song, never mind.

Age of Conan kicks off a new Halloween event and a new raid

The spookiest of all possible holidays is almost here, and Age of Conan is getting in on the action with an all-new Halloween event....

EverQuest II: Expansion for progression servers, merges and free transfers for production servers

The results are in! During the big expansion reveal livestream yesterday, EverQuest II’s Executive Producer Holly Longdale announced the outcome of the most recent...
The rarest resource of all is body coverage for women, and they seek to steal it.

TERA holds a week-long piratical event

Talk Like a Pirate Day, for those of you unfamiliar with the point, is the day of the year when it's entirely appropriate to...