Humble Store Simulator Weekend Sale

The Humble Store started a new sale yesterday: 22 awesome simulator games are discounted. Hurry! These deals will end on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10AM Pacific time.

The City Festival Starts Tonight!

Tomorrow is March, which means it's time for the Neriak City Festival! The festival is planned to start on March 1st at 12:01am PT and will run until March 7th at 11:59pm PT. You can find the Far Seas Caravan in Darklight Wood just over the chasm outside of Neriak

Visit the Far Seas caravan merchants to see all of the local specialities and other festival goods, and don't forget to check out the four City Festival achievements (listed under Live Events in your journal).

An Aether Race will also be available in Darklight Wood during the festival. Participate and finish the race in 89 seconds or less to earn the Fearless Flyer prefix title! Begin the race by speaking to the referee near Neriak.

Xbox: March's Free Games

Microsoft's Games with Gold program continues with more great offers for Xbox Live members in March! If you don't have an Xbox Live subscription, now is the perfect time to start as a 12-month subscription is on sale through Saturday, February 28th for $39.99 ($20 off the non-sale price).

Announcing the Next Version Update!

 Hot on the heels of the release of the February version update, Square Enix is already working on new content for the upcoming March versino update of Final Fantasy XI! Among the planned changes are new job adjustments, new Unity Concord battles, adjustments to existing magic spells, reforging of Empyrean armor, and the addition of the brand new Vagary battle system!

What interests you the most about the upcoming update? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

EverQuest's 16th Anniversary Event Schedule

Here is the schedule for EverQuest's 16th Anniversary events. This information was posted by Prathun on the EQ Forums with the disclaimer, "Note that dates may change, and often do, but we are reasonably certain that these are firm and should not change much."

You can find an overview of all anniversary events (and "non-anniversary anniversary events") on this quest page. Also posted is this event schedule for 2015:

February 25 to April 8 - "War Games" mission in Plane of War (6 weeks)
March 16 to April 27 - 16th Anniversary Player-Designed Missions (6 weeks)
March 18 to April 1 - Brew Day (2 weeks)
March 25 to April 8 - Bristlebane Day (2 weeks)
April 1 to April 15 - Stomples Day (2 weeks)
April 15 to May 27 - 14th & 15th Anniversary Player-Designed Missions (6 weeks)
April 29 to June 10 - 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, & 13th Anniversary (6 weeks)

Friday Update Arcade: Episode 21

Lindsay "geektr0n" Ferguson hosts ZAM's latest installment of Friday Update Arcade! Topics discussed include TwitchCon, Crowfall's Kickstarter, GTA V PC edition hitting another delay, the Supernova reveal and more.

Film Friday: Thirteen New Trailers (Part Two)

Thirteen New Trailers: Part Two

Humor, action and stunning visuals! In the second half of Film Friday we have a collection of videos from Armored Warfare, Call of Duty, Dragon Age: Inquisition, H1Z1, Supernova and The Sims 4.

Film Friday: Thirteen New Trailers (Part One)

Thirteen New Trailers: Part One

In the first half of Film Friday, we have a wide variety of flicks to feast your eyes on. Check out the latest from Clockwork, Echo of Soul, Legacy Quest, Over 9,000 Zombies!, RIDE, Sublevel Zero and We Happy Few.

Downtime - Friday, February 27, 2015

US live servers will be brought offline on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 7:00AM PST for an update. Estimated downtime is approximately one hour. EU servers will be brought offline on Friday, February 27, 2015 at approximately 7:00AM PST for an update. (Approx. 3:00PM London Time on February 27, 2015). The estimated downtime will be 2 hours.

As of 4:30am PT on Friday there were no update notes avalable.

To make up for the mission NPCs being down earlier in the week, there will be double currency this weekend:

Kander: "Mission givers are back up. We will be running a double Ferrin weekend this weekend for all."

Kander: "Oops, my mistake. Its actually a double currency weekend. So everything will be doubled. It will not just be Ferrins."

Skyforge Announces Closed Beta and Founder's Packs

The Allods Team, Obsidian Entertainment and My.com announced earlier today that Skyforge will soon have its first closed beta test. Running for one week starting on March 11th, players will be able to dive into both PvE and PvP elements of the upcoming sci-fi MMORPG.