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.

Future Landmark improvements include build mode, mega palette, and stopping time

Have you been wondering what is going on in Landmark development lately? Devs took to the forums yesterday to announce some new building-related...

John Smedley’s company moves into an office, is working on a new game

While ex-Daybreak CEO John Smedley isn't quite ready to reveal what his new game company is all about, he did post...

Daybreak might bring back 1997 tank shooter Tanarus [Updated: Nope]

One of the oldest online shooters could be facing a resurrection in the near future. On an EverQuest II stream last week, Daybreak mentioned that...

The MOP Up: How long would you last in your MMO? (October 4, 2015)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

One Shots: Caught in the act

If I were an MMO character, I'd be completely paranoid that at any point in my life, I could be photographed by an invisible...

EverQuesting: EQ to release The Broken Mirror expansion November 18th

EverQuest fans excited for the game's next expansion should mark Wednesday, November 19th down on their calendars -- that's the day The...

The Stream Team: Let there be Landmark keys!

While seven-day trial keys for Landmark's closed beta are great for trying the game, what about folks who want to get in and play...

Dragon’s Prophet calls it quits in North America

The latest free-to-play fantasy MMO to call it quits is Dragon's Prophet. Daybreak and Runewaker announced today the decision to shutter the...

EverQuest II: Expansion for progression servers, merges and free transfers for production servers

The results are in! During the big expansion reveal livestream yesterday, EverQuest II’s Executive Producer Holly Longdale announced the outcome of the most...

EverQuesting: EQII expansion Terrors of Thalumbra launches November 17th

It's happening in less than two months: EverQuest II's 12th expansion is releasing on Tuesday, November 17th. The dev team announced the date...
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Perfect Ten: Why big MMO expansions are a good thing

I'm not really on board with the trend of saying that big expansions are back. They never left. Sure, we have one coming out...

Jukebox Heroes: Your top 20 favorite MMO soundtracks

I've been a sneaky columnist, my friends. Oh yes I have. In my last Jukebox Heroes I posted my top six favorite...

The Stream Team: Guarding against Gnolls on EverQuest II’s progression server

Evil and oppression are ever pressing forth on Qeynos, so what's a Ratonga to do? Fight the good fight! MassivelyOP's MJ is back on...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 31: MMO expansions come roaring back

Justin and Bree discuss Devilian, SWTOR, Ultima Online, the return of the MMO expansion, RIFT, Camelot Unchained, ArchLord 2, and Guild Wars 2, with mailbag questions on Heart of Thorns and gambleboxes.

The MOP Up: A rebirth for Star Wars Galaxies

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

PlanetSide 2 may give players a continent to settle

The future of PlanetSide 2 is racing toward the community at a rapid pace according to a new developer Q&A that was hosted on...

EverQuest II’s upcoming expansion has a preview event

You may have heard about EverQuest II's next expansion. While we don't have full details yet, Daybreak has come up with a preview...

Perfect Ten: Ten well-known voice actors behind SWTOR’s characters

When it launched, Star Wars: The Old Republic was one of the biggest video game voice-over projects that BioWare or any studio...

The H1Z1 Invitational’s prize purse is $173,320

Did you know that the total prize pool for the H1Z1 Invitational is $173,320? I didn't either, but then again, I didn't even...

Global Chat: The death of hope for Pathfinder Online

Pathfinder Online might not be completely dead, but hope for it has certainly gone down the drain following the announcement of the...