daybreak game company

Daybreak Game Company, colloquially known as just Daybreak, is what remains of the formerly Sony-owned studio SOE. The company was renamed following its purchase by investment firm Columbus Nova in early 2015. It is known best for the EverQuest and PlanetSide franchises, as well as Star Wars Galaxies, DC Universe Online, H1Z1, Vanguard, Dragon’s Prophet, The Matrix Online, Free Realms, and Clone Wars Adventures.

SGF 2024: Hands-on with NCsoft’s long-awaited Throne and Liberty, launching September 17

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Most of the games I played at Summer Game Fest were more enjoyable than I expected - including Throne and Liberty, which was probably...

The MOP Up: Temtem goes neon as it spins down development

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Temtem's Patch 1.7 arrived with the start of its Neon Reverie season, the game's last as development starts to spin down: "To close it...

Fippyfest 2024: EverQuest and EverQuest II reveal 2024 expansions, Anashti Sul Origins progression server opens June 19

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The celebration of all things EverQuest and EverQuest II that is Fippy Fest 2024 has come to a close, but not without a gaggle...

PlanetSide 2 addresses its recent Sunderer Rework blunder

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If you're going to be stuck in status limbo, it helps to at least show signs that you're still alive and kicking. So good...

SGF 2024: Hands-on with PvE-centric sci-fi horror survival shooter MMO Once Human

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For those who saw Once Human and thought, "Gee, that kind of looks like a mix of H1Z1 and The Secret World," you're not wrong based on...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: MMOs where you travel back in time for some reason

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We're all time travelers! We travel to the future at the rate of one second per second. Every single machine you will ever operate...

Hands-on with V Rising: PC vs. PS5, multiplayer, and progression impressions

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You might think given the last few pieces I've written that I might have a thing for vampires. I vehemently deny this. It is...

EVE Online: Equinox launches today with a rejuvenated nullsec

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EVE Online's big summer expansion, Equinox, is here to "rejuvenate nullsec" and give players some new ships to enjoy. To celebrate, CCP is granting...

The Daily Grind: Would you trade places with any of your MMORPG toons?

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Most of my MMORPG characters do not live gentle or safe lives. My Lord of the Rings Online hobbit Hunter is constantly being set...

Massively Overthinking: If you lost your account in your main MMORPG, would you start over?

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The other day, MOP's Justin came into our work chat understandably nervous because he couldn't log into his Lord of the Rings Online account;...

Persist Online interview: CipSoft explains why Persist is an MMORPG, not a survival shooter

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Earlier this week, we covered the surprising news that Tibia developer CipSoft has a new MMORPG on the way. At least, the studio is...

Pride Month celebrations begin in DC Universe Online, EverQuest, City of Heroes, and more MMOs

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The month of June is Pride Month around the world, and that means that multiple MMORPGs and multiplayer games are going to be celebrating...
Because you've got nowhere to go.

The Daily Grind: Ships, mounts, or vehicles – do you have a preferred mount type in MMOs?

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MOP's own Chris inspired today's Daily Grind as last week he was drooling all over the newly revealed Elite Dangerous spaceship. "Seeing this new...

The MOP Up: My Time at Sandrock will make you a proper Monster Whisperer

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To start off our small news roundup this weekend, let's head over to co-op farm sim My Time at Sandrock, where the devs talked about...

Destiny 2 drops new Final Shape trailer as Steam concurrency is booming

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Do long delays make the heart grow fonder? Maybe not, but they sure do give the video team a lot more time to make...

The Game Archaeologist: Runes of Magic, an MMO that made millions disappear

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In more ways than one, the year 2004 was a pivotal one for the MMORPG community. Even as games like City of Heroes, EverQuest...

The Daily Grind: Do you ever feel like you’re outside the wall of an MMO fandom?

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It's a disquieting feeling to be around a bunch of people who are "in the know" on a trend or fandom but you're not....

DC Universe Online’s new episode, Brainiac Returns, is live now

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What's a good metric for a threat in the world of DC Universe Online to be taken seriously? How about when it brings the...

Star Wars Galaxies rogue server SWG Legends has unleashed its massive deep space patch

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Earlier this month, the player team behind Star Wars Galaxies rogue server SWG Legends took the wraps off its Deep Space Comms patch -...

EverQuest launches Teek and Tormax, a new pair of time-locked expansion servers for subscribers

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The O.G. EverQuest is at it again, as the classic MMO launched a pair of highly anticipated new time-locked progression (TLP) shards this week...

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