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

EverQuest: Night of Shadows is coming on December 6

No matter where you go in the EverQuest universe, there's going to be a launch this holiday season. A week after Daybreak releases EverQuest...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 397: What we have here is a failure to negotiate

Justin and Bree discussion WoW China's sunset, the Blizzard/Netease debacle, LOTRO's mini-expansion, EverQuest II, Frozen Flame, and ArcheAge 2, with adventures in WoW, LOTRO, New World, SWG Legends, and Marvel Snap, plus a mailbag topic on boss taunting in MMOs.

Global Chat: Do SWTOR’s companions carry the player?

Due to issues of pride and fear of snarky comments, most of us might not admit to ever being carried through MMO content. But...

EverQuest II nails down a November 30 launch date for Renewal of Ro expansion

I assume that being the manager of social media for an MMORPG is hard work, but some days it looks pretty easy, especially when...

MMO veteran Scott Hartsman discusses why overseas game publishing is so messy

All right, so Blizzard and Netease are no longer working together for publishing the former studio's games in China. That's significant, but it should...

EG7 Q3 2022: LOTRO’s monthly active players are up 11% compared to last year

If you can pull your eyes away from the Activision-Blizzard/NetEase trainwreck that unfolded overnight, then we've got a blast of new financial news for...
The saddest buffet line of all time.

EverQuest brings the Feast of Giving around once more

As of today, EverQuest wants to show you how much it appreciates you. But here's the real question: Do you appreciate EverQuest right back?...

EverQuest’s returning Raid Raid Raid event tasks players with slaying giants and dragons all month

What do players of EverQuest do when their world is under threat by legions of giants and dragons? They Raid, Raid, Raid! The annual...

The Stream Team: Happy 18th birthday EverQuest II

It's not just EverQuest II-sday, but it's a very special anniversary EverQuest II-sday! Today, this iteration of Norrath turned 18 years old and officially...

EverQuest II celebrates 18 years with the return of Heroes’ Festival and a free dinosaur mount

I don't know how many people reading this story are aware, but it's just bad etiquette to throw a party and not have a...

Global Chat: Are you an MMO lone wolf even though you’ve tried to be social?

A recent post over at Words Under My Name resonated as the author shared how, despite multiple efforts to be social in MMOPGs, sooner...

The Game Archaeologist: The radically different design of early EverQuest II

Sometimes it's all about timing -- both good and bad -- when it comes to MMORPG releases. EverQuest II may go down as the...

The Stream Team: Need more Nights of the Dead in EverQuest II

One of the yearly Halloween staples for Massively OP's MJ was EverQuest II's Nights of the Dead. However, she missed it last year and...

One Shots: Let us tell you a fairy tale…

Just the other day I was musing about how EverQuest II feels like a forgotten MMO -- and I guess I was heard because...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO haunted houses to explore – if you dare….

Happy Halloween! Or if you prefer, Happy Scare-Related Holidays featuring the Stylings of Ed Casbar and His Electric Teeth. It'd be the best of...

First impressions of Embers Adrift, the Kickstarted MMORPG once known as Saga of Lucimia

Those who know me will attest that I am not an old-school MMORPG player by heart. Every time I thought about getting into EverQuest...

Global Chat: Landing boots on WoW Classic’s Wrath shores

With WoW Classic's Wrath expansion officially out, plenty of veterans of the Northrend Wars of '08 returned for another tour of duty. Among these...

EverQuest II resurrects the Nights of the Dead event for the Halloween season

While some fans of EverQuest II might be understandably more interested in the month of December, this month does have some fun to be...

EverQuest rolls out Nights of the Dead for Halloween

EverQuest is "creepin' it real" with the return of its Halloween-flavored Nights of the Dead, Daybreak's Darkpaw Games has announced. "Wake your weary bones and...

EverQuest kicks off pre-orders for December’s Night of Shadows expansion

Here's something to make us MMORPG veterans feel incredibly old today: EverQuest is gearing up to release its 29th expansion come December. Old feelings...