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To celebrate the Chinese New Year, PopCap put every game in its library on sale through Tuesday, February 12. All downloadable PC games are 50 percent off though the developer's store, including Plants vs. Zombies, Peggle and Bejeweled 3.The sale could certainly fund PopCap's "AAA console title" a...

February 9th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Feeling the doldrums of winter settling into your bones? Missing the colorful lights and excessive sugar dosages of last month? The good news is that there's still a great holiday to celebrate this month -- the Chinese New Year -- and League of Legends is totally on board with any excuse to party...

January 11th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Your first kiss. The night of your senior prom. Lunar Festival 2011. Some events are just so memorable they live in your heart forever. And though we may wish they could last forever, they don't -- all good things must come to an end. Try to hold back your tears: Lunar Festival, the World of Warcr...

February 13th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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I'm writing this while I wait for the next round of the Canthan New Year finale to begin -- I need my fourth lion mask; it's important! Guild Wars festivals are always fascinating to me, and not just for the bump to my sugar, booze, and party points. They are a great opportunity for people-watchin...

February 7th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Game developer Jagex is perhaps best known for its popular browser MMO RuneScape, which is still going strong after over 10 years of development. Just over a year ago, the company made a move into the MMORTS market with its free-to-play browser game War of Legends. Last month, the game celebrated i...

February 3rd 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The world of LittleBigPlanet is scheduled to become a much more loving place this Thursday, when a few Valentine's Day-themed content packs arrive on the PlayStation Store. The PSP iteration of the game is getting a free costume (the one on the left in the above image), as well as the "Luvre Theme...

February 8th 2010 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this week, the World of Warcraft community sites (multi-regional) updated with a gallery from WoW China. Chinese WoW players participated in an event called, "I Love World of Warcraft, I Love Spring Festival" that combined a passion for WoW with the Lunar New Year celebrations. Chinese play...

March 28th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Holiday festivals in MMOs aren't limited to Christmas events. The Lunar Festival in World of Warcraft began this weekend, and is timed to coincide with the real world Chinese Lunar New Year (January 26th). WoW celebrates the holiday with quests to find Elders, unique items like season clothing, fire...

January 25th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Many MMOs celebrated Chinese New Year this year, and Guild Wars was no exception with its Canthan New Year's event, covered here. Reader Shawn W. took a few great photos of the festival area, available in greater resolution here, here, and here. This shows how just a little extra ornamentation can...

February 12th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Earlier last month the Destination Games crew announced that they'd be honoring the Chinese New Year in Tabula Rasa by sticking some black, blue, orange, yellow, and red fireworks in the pack of every member of the AFS in good faith. I was looking forward to seeing the mini fireworks shows that wer...

February 7th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The beautiful continent of Cantha celebrates the Guild Wars New Year in style. The 2008 celebration begins tomorrow at noon PST, ending at the same time on Monday the 11th. The main food-packed celebration happens in the Shing Jea Monastery, with smaller celebrations taking place at Kamadan and Lion...

February 7th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft has a ton of special holiday events all year 'round, most of them in homage to real-world events. The Lunar Festival is no exception. Coinciding with Chinese New Year, the Lunar Festival has more to offer players than just eye candy. Inhabiting every major city in Azeroth, on both...

February 7th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments