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.

The Daily Grind: What skills should MMOs give players – but never do?

I was reading the patch notes for the latest update to my favorite Star Wars Galaxies emulator when this line just leaped...

H1Z1 brings tricks and treats with Hauntfest event

As H1Z1 players await the beginning of season 2 in November, the folks at Daybreak Games are bringing a haunting holiday celebration...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online Age of Discovery Starter Pack on PC from PWE and MOP

Age of Discovery officially launched for Star Trek Online last week in a well-timed TV tie-in. To celebrate the launch, PWE has granted Massively OP...

EverQuest awakens to the Nights of the Dead

EverQuest II isn't the only Norrath MMO that's enjoying a string of spooky Nights of the Dead. While a little late to...

The Stream Team: A night in EverQuest II’s Nights of the Dead

Although there is no new quest or event for EverQuest II's 2018 Nights of the Dead, that doesn't mean Massively OP's MJ is going...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 191: It’s looking a little patchy around here

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, LOTRO, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, SWTOR, New World, and Black Desert, with reader mail about forging social connections in MMOs.

The Daily Grind: What’s the worst Halloween event in the MMOverse?

No real salt from me today: I personally loved Star Wars Galaxies' Halloweeny Galactic Moon Festival, as ridiculous as it was, and as I...

The Game Archaeologist: The Death of City of Heroes

August 31st, 2012, was a Friday like any other. City of Heroes players were psyched for the upcoming Issue 24, which Paragon Studios...
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PlanetSide 2 hosts Nanite of the Living Dead event for Halloween

You can travel to another world, but even in PlanetSide 2 the dead of Halloween will chase you. Yes, it's time to celebrate...

DC Universe Online’s Game Update 88 is live today

The latest game update for DC Universe Online is live today, bringing with it the new Cursed Gotham Time Capsule, a new Grant...

Recapping Star Citizen’s CitizenCon 2018, plus the new Squadron 42 trailer

"Well, you can't accuse us of not running a live demo," Chris Roberts quipped today during CitizenCon when the Star Citizen demo he...

The Stream Team: Storming through EverQuest II’s Against the Elements event

EQII's live events almost always offer some cool rewards for a limited time, and the Against the Elements expansion prelude event is no different....

EverQuest II’s Chaos Descending expansion launches November 13 and preorders are live

It's a big day for EverQuest II: Daybreak has announced that the Chaos Descending expansion will launch on Tuesday, November 13th, with...

EverQuesting: A guide to EverQuest II’s expansion prelude event, Against the Elements

Sometimes it feels like forever before the next expansion comes -- even when it's regular every year! That's what this year has been like...
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The Daily Grind: What online game template will be the next to take off?

Like many of you, I remember the rise of MMOs when it was actually happening. I remember when shooters were king too. And I...

The MOP Up: Sony’s PlayStation 3 sunset apocalypse

Sony's decision to shut down several online servers for some past PlayStation 3 games on October 25th is shaping up to be a sunset...

One Shots: Mercury sunrise

"Like many, when Destiny 2 launched late last year, I played it for a few weeks, then put it away," said Rees Racer....
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EverQuest II starts the holiday season with the Nights of the Dead

It's so good to see a game properly celebrating Halloween, objectively the best holiday and one best celebrated for an entire month. Sure,

1999’s Infantry Online has been revived and restored by its community

Hands up: Did any of you play a game called Infantry Online back in the day? And by "back in the day," we...

The Daily Grind: What MMO plans do you have for the fall?

With the snap of fall and change of the leaves, the season has taken a change as we go into the last four months...

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