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League of Legends pops the cork for Lunar Revel

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...

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Flameseeker Chronicles: The pros and cons of long-running events

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...

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War of Legends celebrates Chinese new year with prizes

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...

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A comprehensive look at WoW's Lunar Festival achievements

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,...

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Guild War's Canthan New Year's celebration

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...

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TR's Chinese New Year late?

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...

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Guild Wars' version of Chinese New Year starts Friday

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...

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The Lunar Festival is underway in Azeroth!

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...

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Goodies galore in Tabula Rasa Feedback Friday

Gamer goodies abound in this week's version of Tabula Rasa's Feedback Friday from the fine folks at Destination Games. There doesn't appear to be terribly much development as far as the 1.4 patch is concerned (for those were sleeping under a rock last week - they gave a little preview of the new...

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