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Ultima Online's new developer Broadsword announced earlier today that the latest patch for the legendary sandbox has arrived. Chief among the new additions is the long-awaited vendor search feature, which allows players to search existing player-owned shop vendors across the shard for specific item...

March 20th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Though infrequent, it does happen: Once in a while two holidays go toe to toe on the calendar. This year, it just so happens that April Fools' Day rides in on the tail of the Easter Bunny. So what do you do when these very different holidays bump up against each other? You do what any self-respec...

April 1st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We've been informed that there is some ham that needs to be consumed today. Expect things to be a little slower than normal on this festive Sunday, especially if we overeat and wind up missing our egg hunt.To make up for it, we've hidden five special Easter eggs of our own on the site for you to f...

March 31st 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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For decades, programmers have hidden secret features and surprises inside the software they write. Such tidbits are known as Easter eggs, after the annual holiday hunt. (Note that undiscovered hard-boiled eggs may eventually create less pleasant surprises if left to mature in warm places.) As you...

March 31st 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Not all of us want chocolate for Easter. Some of us just want moar video games, and in particular ones involving Lego pieces, Disney characters, Simstuff, Skylanders goodies, and, er, Dance Central 3. You may say we're weird, fussy, and worryingly specific. But, as if by some holiday miracle, Amazo...

March 25th 2013 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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I love Halloween. I am a big fan of the spooky, the creepy, the gloomy, dark and dank. It enthralls me, it's mysterious, it's fun! I'm talking real life here, now, not candy buckets in cities. I'm not a huge fan of the in-game Halloween, it seems too jokey, too trick-or treat and candy-focused,...

October 24th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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With five weeks left until Diablo III launches, Blizzard started its pre-launch marketing campaign this week with a new series exploring each of the five classes. This week kicks off with a preview of the Demon Hunter. Meanwhile, Torchlight II revealed details of a new charge bar mechanic designe...

April 9th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Whether you're an Easter traditionalist or you simply need an excuse to eat a chocolate bunny, it's that time of year again. It's also time for a few of our favorite MMO devs to don their silly hats and introduce all manner of egg hunts and contests into games like RuneScape, Runes of Magic, and...

April 7th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Easter is just around corner which means it's time for spring flowers, lovely dresses and time with family and friends. Below are five apps to help you celebrate the Sunday holiday. If you have any suggestions of your own, please add them to the list (all prices are USD). Wood Puzzles Easter Co...

April 6th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments