Holiday Themes for Some of Your Favorite Games
So your lights are strung and the inflatable Santa is prominently displayed in your front yard proclaiming the arrival of the holiday season. Of course for a lot of gamers the holidays are best enjoyed in front of their gaming pc or console.
It seems everything has a holiday theme this time of year and for gamers it's no different. Admittedly some of the offerings seem a bit out of step with the overall holiday theme but for connoisseurs of the pastime it's a perfect fit.
As gaming becomes more mainstream it's not surprising to see developers acknowledging the holidays as it takes its place among other more serious entertainment mediums. Gaming platforms have become more powerful and with them have come more immersive titles that allow an experience impossible just a few years ago. Far removed from their pixelated predecessors we can now experience the holidays in Highly textured realms both familiar and festive.
After all why not spread a little holiday cheer while battling hordes of baddies? Nothing says Christmas to a gamer like mowing down zombies adorned with Santa hats and sharpened candy canes!
Holiday themes are becoming something of a tradition themselves in gaming. Special maps in FPS titles and holiday snow seems to be showing up in some of our favorites. It's a trend that started a few years back but seems to be more prevalent now.
If dispatching zombies are your thing then you won't want to miss Killing Floor's Twisted Christmas with special holiday themed maps and weaponry designed to dispatch bad Santas and vengeful gingerbread men alike. The event runs from December 7th till January 4th and is free DLC for owner's of the game.Continued on the next page