everquest

Official Site: EverQuest
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: March 16, 1999
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Cash Shop, Optional Sub)
Platform: PC

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPGs have you played most excessively?

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I saw a fun thread on Reddit a while back I thought would be fun to pitch to our community too. The question asked...

Perfect Ten: Shapeshifting classes in MMOs

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After my wife and I saw an X-Men movie a while back, we got into a discussion about what mutant power we'd pick for...

EverQuest II announces Visions of Vetrovia expansion, while EverQuest kicks off Fun Fall event

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Are you ready to go on a new expedition with EverQuest II? Then set sail for this fall's expansion, Visions of Vetrovia. Daybreak just...

The Soapbox: Single-player open worlds will never equal those of MMORPGs

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These days it seems like sprawling open worlds are becoming an ever more popular choice for single-player games, from the newer Assassin's Creed titles...

One Shots: En garde!

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It's not always the type of sword but how you hold it, the masters say. And if you've got the spirit of a duelist...

Massively Overthinking: Overcoming barriers-to-exit in MMOs

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About a thousand years ago, I wrote an article on Old Massively called "but I already have that game" about barriers-to-exit: the difficulty of...

EverQuest starts selling monthly perks on top of subscriptions

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How can Daybreak milk even more money out of subscribers? EverQuest is trying out a new à la carte promotion to add monthly bonuses...

The Game Archaeologist: SOE’s many MMO spin-off digital card games

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One thing that I deeply admired about old Sony Online Entertainment was that it strove to experiment, innovate, and take risks. Sometimes those special...
I suppose it's cheaper than actually hiring someone to design these spaces?

The Game Archaeologist: Jeff Butler on EverQuest, EverQuest Next, and Vanguard

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As an MMO historian, I have to applaud the work of former SOE developer Shawn Lord in his huge interview series with the people...

EverQuest II opens fresh content for Kaladin, EverQuest begins Stone Cold Summer

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Daybreak's MMOs are getting love this week. Not only did PlanetSide 2 get a big patch, DC Universe Online get a new episode, and...
Just barely avoided this fate.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs that waved goodbye without ever making it to launch

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If you've somehow missed this fact, then I hate to be the one to inform you of it, but it's time you learned: MMOs...

Choose My Adventure: A quick spot of building and crafting in Trove

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I have to admit, this one didn't take long at all to get through. I sort of assumed that building things in Trove was...

EverQuest II’s player-run Festival of Unity is back this weekend with a variety of games and events

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The self-described longest running player event in EverQuest II history has returned for another year of in-game summer fun. It's the Festival of Unity,...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 MMO pet peeves

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In general, I try to be an optimistic fellow. When it comes to MMO gaming -- you know, that hobby we apparently love and...

EverQuest II’s ongoing server hardware upgrades should produce results by September

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EverQuest II has suffered some legendary outages in the last year - one even kept players offline for over a week, and there were...

SOE’s Jeff Butler gives an epic three-hour interview on EverQuest, Vanguard, and EverQuest Next

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If you're going to interview one of the most notable names behind EverQuest and Vanguard, it helps if you also worked at SOE back...

EverQuest designer’s throwback MMO rebrands as Monsters & Memories

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You may recall that earlier this year we reported that former EverQuest and DCUO developer Shawn Lord was working on a "throwback" MMO, which...

EverQuest II’s Toil and Trouble update brews up unholy dungeon runs

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A dark and twisted summer treat arrived for EverQuest II players this week in the form of Toil and Trouble update. At the core...

Massively Overthinking: What’s your favorite type of MMORPG raid?

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Raiding is one of those very simple MMO concepts that has somehow become a contentious one in the broader discourse. A "raid" in MMO...

Into the Super-verse: First impressions of Ship of Heroes’ mission beta

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With other City of Heroes spiritual successors lagging behind in development, the weight of our hope for the future of superhero MMOs lays upon...

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