Look, folks, some MMOs have been sunsetted for so long, their emulators are celebrating big birthdays. Such is the case for Star Wars Galaxies Legends, one of the largest of the dozens currently in operation for the original game. SWGL just turned three years old and is in the middle of a celebratory event that’s bigger than what a lot of live games see. The player devs say that there are 89,000 characters on the server, and if every account had five characters, that’d come out to nearly 18,000 unique accounts – not too shabby at all for three years, especially for an NGE server! The festivities include a galaxy-spanning quest to murder bosses for cake, plus fireworks, multiple new collections, new paintings and gifts, and a double experience event running through Monday. … [Read more...] about Star Wars Galaxies Legends emulator celebrates third birthday with a quest for cake
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If you were around in the early days of MMOs, you probably played Ultima Online. How well we remember the "scary music" when a PK would range near as we were innocently chopping wood to try to craft some type of weapon. Ah, the good old days! The Broadsword team took time out to thank players for their participation and "to those who have left their mark on [the] humble virtual world!" 21 years ago Ultima Online changed the video game landscape forever. Sosaria spawned a virtual world where people could adventure together and forge friendships that would last a lifetime. Today we celebrate that legacy by wishing UO a very happy birthday and thanking all those Britannians who have left their mark on our humble virtual world. Long live UO! What are your favorite memories of Ultima Online! Let us know! Thanks as always for the tip, BlueTurtle13! … [Read more...] about Ultima Online Celebrates Its 21st Birthday & Can Now Legally Buy a Beer!
Gamigo announced today that Fiesta Online is celebrating its 11th birthday over the next event filled 2 weeks. Fiesta was one of the early free to play pioneers in the Western world back when it was published by Outspark. While the game is definitely dated today, it's remarkable to see it still going strong. While the game's playerbase is certainly off its peak, it still has a core audience that remains loyal and the game still gets updated. To celebrate Fiesta's 11th birthday gamigo is hosting the Cupcake War Kingdom quest event. During the tooth-achingly sweet “Cupcake War” Kingdom quest, the inhabitants of Fiesta can fight their opponents with deliciously baked goods. In the end, players have to offer their rewards, to the “Sugar King”. There will also be a special anniversary quest chain, where players have to complete birthday themed tasks. In “Roumen” Alfonso awaits the players who must help him and his merry group of friends. … [Read more...] about Fiesta Online Celebrates 11th Birthday
PUBG Mobile will be celebrating its first birthday next week and Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation have a number of surprise events planned to mark the occasion. To kick things off, the devs have decorated the mobile shooter’s in-game lobby with cake, birthday presents, and dance music. Tencent General Manager of Global Publishing Vincent Wang thanks the entire community for their support in a press release earlier this week. “We want to thank the millions of players around the world for making this first year very special and we can’t wait to show you what we have in store in our second year. Words cannot express what the first year of PUBG MOBILE’s release has meant to the PUBG MOBILE team and, more importantly, our thriving and passionate community of players” Starting March 20th, players can expect surprise events, exclusive features and updates, along with a special celebrity promotion on the PUBG Mobile YouTube channel. Stay tuned for more … [Read more...] about PUBG Mobile Celebrates First Birthday With Exclusive Features And Surprise Events
Fiesta Online is proud to celebrate their 11th birthday, and with that comes two weeks of exciting events in-game. There will be festivities of all kinds, quests, decorations in a variety of towns, and so much more. The Kingdom Quest “Cupcake War” will be available, where the citizens of Fiesta can do battle using baked goods. Players will have to offer their rewards to the “Sugar King”, and in a special quest chain, players will complete birthday-themed tasks. Alfonso will await players willing to help him in in “Roumen”. The main town areas of the game world will be adorned with the most bedazzling decorations, fitting the celebration-themed outfits and accessories players can obtain by fulfilling the special quest. … [Read more...] about Fiesta Online Celebrates 11th Birthday Over Two Weeks