everquest II

Official Site: EverQuest II
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: November 9, 2004
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

One Shots: All giant spiders, all the time

Sometimes I am just so proud of our One Shots crowd here at Massively OP. I keep coming up with ludicrous screenshot challenges and...

EverQuest II streamlines its item examine window in GU106, Seeds of Vengeance

If you've ever taken a look at an item tooltip in EverQuest II and had the distinct impression that you were being prepared...

Daybreak: Here’s where the EverQuest franchise, DCUO, PlanetSide 2, H1Z1, and Just Survive stand

Not counting Standing Stone's titles, Daybreak currently develops and publishes six of its once massive stable of MMOs: Both EverQuests, DC...

EverQuesting: Columbus Nova or not, Daybreak is tying its own noose

How about those Red Sox? Seriously, that's a conversation I'd rather be having than the one that has cropped up this week -- and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 167: Daybreaking news

Justin and Bree host a special edition of the podcast focused entirely on the Daybreak denial and layoff story as it's unfolded.

Daybreak has now been hit with layoffs [Confirmed]

Daybreak has now confirmed the layoffs, and we've got lots more information from our own sources - see below for updates and context. Multiple game...
Hate the player, not the game! It's not the player's fault that they're in the game as it is.

Leaderboard: Does the Daybreak fiasco affect whether you play its MMOs?

Over the last couple of days, we've been covering the Daybreak scandal - specifically, how concerns over the impact of government sanctions on Daybreak's...

Daybreak update: Chief Publishing Officer Laura Naviaux has left the company

Yesterday, Massively OP put together a piece on MMO company Daybreak Games Company and its corporate overlords, chronicling the US government's asset freeze...

Daybreak says it has ‘no affiliation’ with Columbus Nova, the company it said bought it in 2015

Note: We've updated this piece heavily at the end with Daybreak's statements and further links. A chain of business connections could have a real and...

The MOP Up: EverQuest II’s Fallen Gate moves forward (April 22, 2017)

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...

Massively Overthinking: What we really mean when we talk about ‘difficulty’ in MMORPGs

Massively OP reader Steve wants us to revisit the Daily Grind on making death more meaningful without making it more annoying. His letter was long,...

The Stream Team: The final days of EverQuest II’s Bristlebane festival

It may not be the Highest of Silly Days, but Bristlebane is still going in EverQuest II. And that means plenty of silliness for...

EverQuesting: EverQuest II breaks into spring with Beast’r eggs and Bristlebane

Spring has sprung! And for EverQuest II, that means a return of Beast'r Eggs and Bristlebane. Norrathians get to celebrate the season by...

Battle Bards Episode 118: More starting zone themes

What are your favorite memories of those first few days in a brand-new MMORPG? Chances are that those memories are inextricably connected to the...

EverQuest II teases a change to its monthly moonlight enchantments event

Fey mushroom rings are sprouting all over EverQuest II, marking the return of the monthly Moonlight Enchantments event. This one-day-only event comes...

Perfect Ten: Why MMO progression servers are a brilliant idea

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been enjoying the journey through RIFT Prime, the game's first progression server. Trion Worlds surprised...

EverQuesting: An EverQuest 19th anniversary retrospective and party planner

There are MMOs that have been around a while, and then there is EverQuest. It's so old school it is old enough to...

Massively Overthinking: The war on MMO chat toxicity

This week, The Ancient Gaming Noob posted up an image of RIFT Prime, where Trion asks people to... play nice. "Just a...

EverQuesting: Take a swig of EverQuest II’s Brewday festival with this guide

A festival dedicated to getting sloshed? No, this isn't college life -- it's EverQuest II's Brewday! Every year...

EverQuest II toasts a new Brewday and moves its Fallen Gate server forward

What does the color green, beer, and garish carousels have in common? EverQuest II's Brewday, of course! It must be from one of...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

adspacer

TOP CONTENT