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SOE Reveals a Barrage of Frightening Halloween Events

Posted Wed, Oct 03, 2012 by Martuk

October is always a fun time when it comes to our favorite MMOGs. Halloween events come but once a year and this week SOE has outlined their spooky plans for Halloween in Bullet Run, DC Universe Online, EverQuest, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Legends of Norrath, PoxNora, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures and Vanguard Saga of Heroes. Check out the full lineup below for each game's event details and times.


SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT TREATS PLAYERS TO FRIGHT NIGHT IN-GAME FESTIVITIES


SAN DIEGO - Oct. 3, 2012 -
This Halloween, Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) invites players and fans alike to participate in spooky celebrations in its online video game titles, including Bullet Run™, DC Universe™ Online, EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Free Realms®, Legends of Norrath®, PoxNora®, Star Wars®: Clone Wars Adventures™ and Vanguard® Saga of Heroes. From now through Nov. 15, 2012, players will be tricked or treated to in-game Halloween events, activities and promotional items, varying in each game:

Bullet Run: October 5 - November 5

This month, scare in style to add to your in-game HEAT. All-new Halloween wearables are available for purchase in the in-game Marketplace; trick or treat players while earning HEAT and bonuses with new gear including Domination clothing pieces, a scary Witches Hat and more!

For more information please visit: www.bulletrunthegame.com.

DC Universe Online: October 16 - November 6

This October, DCUO celebrates Halloween with its new in-game event, "The Witching Hour." Thanks to the mischievous Klarion the Witch Boy, all hell has broken loose across Gotham City as masked ghouls cause chaos in the streets and torment trick-or-treaters. Heroes will be tasked with stopping the dangerous apparitions, while Villains will work to cause even more trouble. Ultimately, players will be challenged to enter the Goth club, "The Midnight Masquerade" and take down Klarion, who has managed to increase his power by stealing the abilities of magic Heroes and Villains such as Zatanna, Black Adam and Tala. Players will be rewarded with a bagful of seasonal goodies for their efforts, including new trinkets, a powerful new pet, and spooky appearance items such as the Bone Daddy Mask and the Ghastly Ghoul Mask.

For more information please visit: www.dcuniverseonline.com.

EverQuest: October 19 - November 7

Norrath is creepier and crawlier than usual with the seasonal tricks and treats that Halloween has brought. Players are dared to log in and join in the festivities, including helping the Gravedigger in the Plane of Knowledge dig graves, or aiding the Hungry Halfling as he searches for pumpkin-flavored food and drinks. Additionally, players will be treated to Halloween-themed armor drops from Hero's Forge and special items in the marketplace. This Halloween, EverQuest is truly taking Fright Night to frightfully fun levels!

For more information please visit: www.everquest.com.

EverQuest II: October 11 - November 5

Norrathians can celebrate Halloween with EverQuest II's "Nights of the Dead" event. Players will be treated to haunted houses in Qeynos and Freeport, as well as frightfully fun Halloween-themed decorations. New this year are Ghost Hunter competitions in Commonlands and Antonica, and a "Nights of the Dead Devotee" quest. Players will also be rewarded with "Nights of the Dead" treats that will drop as loot across Norrath including, Skyshrine, Withered Lands, Qeynos and more!

For more information please visit: www.everquest2.com.

Free Realms: October 11 - November 15

Halloween has arrived in Free Realms and players are invited to experience in-game Halloween fun and adventure! Frightfully fun quests, a Vampire vs. Werewolf Dance-Off in Bone Bog Cemetery, in-game Halloween items available for purchase in the Marketplace to haunt in style and costumes, including a Skeleton, Witch, Candy Corn and more are available for players. Additionally, the Chiller Boombox and Pumpkin Costume trading card game quests return and they're joined by the all new Pumpkin Prince Bundle Pack! Available on October 11, the new bundle pack will include two booster packs of Baron von Darkcheat, two booster packs of Heroes, and one Pumpkin Prince promo card!

For more information please visit: www.FreeRealms.com.

Legends of Norrath: October 1 - October 31

Norrathian trading card game enthusiasts will frightfully be pleased with the Scary Scarecrow scenario for Halloween.

For more information please visit: http://legendsofnorrath.station.sony.com/.

PoxNora: October 15 - November 15

Scare your friends with a special pack on sale now. The deal is so spooktacular, players won't want to miss out!

For more information please visit: www.poxnora.com.

Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures: October 12 - November 9

Join the most ghoulish event in the Galaxy as Clone Wars Adventures celebrates Halloween. Now through Nov. 9, 2012, there are spooky costumes, devilish Droids™ and deadly decorations available for players to alter their characters' appearance and the appearance of their homes. As a special treat, a Creepy Crate will grant a mask each day to anyone brave enough to approach it in the Lounge of the Jedi™ Temple from October 24 to October 31! Jedi  Members can also collect a second set of masks! For those who want more frightful fun, a special Halloween-themed Dark Side Duel stage where players fight a Halloween Count Dooku and a special Fright Flight Halloween-themed stage of the Rocket Rescue mini-game will also be available!

For more information please visit: www.CloneWarsAdventures.com.

Vanguard Saga of Heroes: October 1 - November 1

With The Festival of the Grim Harvest in full effect, the veil between the world of the living and the dead is at its weakest and thinnest. Players will have to face three new Raid bosses, ghoulish NPC's, be treated to new candy items, and more!

For more information please visit: www.vanguardthegame.com.

About SOE

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games. Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, PlanetSide®, Free Realms®, Star Wars®:Clone Wars Adventures™, and DC Universe Online™, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for a variety of platforms. SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of online worlds through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages. To learn more, visit www.soe.com.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest, Champions of Norrath, PlanetSide and Free Realms are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

About LucasArts

LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.

LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. SOE and the SOE logo are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. © 2011 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd. & ® or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.  In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes-- a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes-to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.


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