Surely you remember The Island of Misfit Toys from holiday flick Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. The choo-choo with the square wheels and the cowboy riding an ostrich? Well, misfit toys are coming to Champions Online
, but they're not here to warm your heart--unless they're preparing it in the microwave.
Attack of the Misfit Toys
is the MMO's big winter event. It revolves around villain Black Harlequin, who has made some lethal adjustments to all of the toys in Millennium City. Clarence, his bloodthirsty mecha-teddy, will be joining him.
CO is also rolling out a demo
that lets you play for free with two fully customized characters all the way up to level 15. Wow, that's some demo.
A new referral program is rolling out soon that will let you invite your pals to play with you free for ten days.
Finally, Champions Online is getting a new iPhone app called Champions Companion
. It'll update you with game news, let you view your characters, and alllow you to communicate with other players.