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Gaming Why are there no Christmas Games?

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by arcticstoat, 20 Dec 2011.

  1. arcticstoat

    arcticstoat New Member

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    You might classify WoW as a christmas game, during the 'feast of Winter Veil'.
    And COD:MWII has got this great snow thing going on in a few levels, love it!
     
  4. antiHero

    antiHero ReliXmas time!

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    There is a great Christmas texture pack for Minecraft and some good "festive" maps to play.
     
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    Ryu_ookami I write therefore I suffer.

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    /Blah Humbug mode on

    :grr: Mainly because Christmas Sucks! :grr:

    /Blah Humbug mode off
     
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    Killing Floor went all Christmassy last year.

    Games I personally associate with Christmas are ToCa Touring Car Championship and Spec Ops as they were presents back in '98.
     
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    Playing Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis when I was a lad always reminds me of Christmas..... ahh they were good times!
     
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    Almost every MMO gets festive, TF2 usually gets festive, Angry Birds got festive with its evil advent calendar, and quite a few other titles do as well.
     
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    How has nobody posted XMas Lemmings!!!!
     
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    The best festive game I've played to date! I'd imagine it'll do it again this year.
     
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    Some great snow levels on BFBC2 in MP! Hope they bring some out for BF3
     
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    They have indeed.
     
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    I was going to say Die Hard too. Along the snow lines, South Park always reminds me of Christmas.
     
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    Relix ate them all!
     
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    Messiah. Well you can't have Christmas without the Messiah.
     
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    There's definitely a trend to have mainstream games with a festive slant, rather than all-out festively themed games. They would only seem to be relevant around December - who would honestly want to play a Christmassy game or watch a Christmassy film in July for example?
     
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    I kinda liked the South Park game that was hours of fun pelting fat*ss Cartman with snowballs.
     
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    Good point raised in the article about non-festive games released around Christmas time, somehow still feel like Christmas games even though there's not an ounce of anything festive in them.

    A big one for me is Grim Fandango. I got this for Christmas the year it was released (october 1998) and spend the entire holiday period working my way through it. It's a classic Lucasarts point/click adventure about the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico for those not in the know. Not festive in the slightest; however, I still remember that Christmas like it was last years.
     
  19. SMIFFYDUDE

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    I think my sister got Grim Fandango that Christmas as well.
     
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    And become blind due to all the glare from the snow :p.
     
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