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As Halloween fades into a memory of candy, costumes, and cheaply-made outdoor decorations, the MMOsphere slowly closes its doors on the various holiday events. Final Fantasy XI's pumpkin-carving contest on Allakhazam has finally drawn to a close, with the votes in and tallied and the winners deter...

November 8th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The streak of brief yet impossibly frugal discounts continues! Until the end of the day, EA is selling The Sims 3 for the price of $29.99 -- a full twenty bucks off the standard cost of the game. Maxis' life simulators tend to retain their launch price long after hitting store shelves, so if you wa...

October 31st 2009 at 3:35pm 0 Comments
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In our hurry to tell you about yesterday's two-hour-long Team Fortress 2 fire sale, we didn't really give you all the in-depth info about the accompanying Pumpkin Patch update which you so richly deserve. We'll rectify that now, but not before saying that a few short hours after the announcement wa...

October 30th 2009 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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Okay, so our initial observation that Uncharted 2 would soon receive skeletal Helghast was a bit far from the truth. Naughty Dog's Arne Meyer recently announced on Playstation.Blog that the half-tucked title would receive an update which addresses a number of multiplayer issues today. On top of tha...

October 30th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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If you've yet to acquire plans for this Halloween weekend to go along with your totally rad costume, Cryptic Studios has a pretty great diversion you may want to sign up for. Starting October 30, you'll be able to download Champions Online at no cost, and take on the mantle of the superhero of your...

October 25th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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As we mentioned last week, we have quite a treat for you today as part of the Fallen Earth Halloween event. We're happy to present 2,000 trial keys for anyone interested in trying out this indie post-apocalyptic game before forking over the cash. This special trial key is good for 15 days, which wi...

October 23rd 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this week we mentioned that Runes of Magic is one of the many games celebrating Halloween for the next week or so, but their celebration is definitely worth a closer look. The party in Taborea includes everyone's favorite event: a giveaway. Give your character a Bat Witch Hat on us, and k...

October 23rd 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Today we're happy to announce another Runes of Magic item code giveaway, but this time it's for an exclusive in-game Halloween item called the Bat Witch Hat. This hat, as seen here, is strictly a fun holiday event item to help celebrate their Halloween event in style. Only 1,000 of these hats are av...

October 23rd 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We are well into that time of year - Halloween is almost here and a quick look into nearly any MMO out there will show it. We've been talking about quite a few games out there and how they're celebrating, but they're certainly not the only ones putting jack-o-lanterns in their windows. Follow after...

October 20th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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"The Moon Rises and Chaos Reigns" begins the announcement over on the Warhammer Online site. Warhammer Online is hosting an in-game event for Halloween from October 23rd until November 2nd.Mythic Entertainment Executive Producer Jeff Hickman says "This is a terrifying time of year within the world...

October 16th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Let's see a show of hands for those of you who love zombies. They might come in all shapes and sizes, but we all have our favorites. Are you more a fan of the slow-moving George Romero zombies, or the leaping-over-cars infected zombies? Perhaps you're more of a vampire-zombie aficionado. Regardless...

October 15th 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's October, and that means all of the spooky Halloween events are coming out of the woodwork. But how many of them are offering you a pair of steampunk goggles for completing them? Well, only one right now -- Neo Steam.Atlus is throwing open the doors to the Underworld, and all sorts of creepy-...

October 8th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments