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

Project 1999 players race to fight EverQuest bosses in a charity drive for a family

1
Regular readers will recall that we've previously reported on Project 1999, an officially sanctioned player-run private emulator for EverQuest, primarily regarding things like its...

The Daily Grind: Will New World’s betas hinder or help your launch experience?

39
Over the weekend, the MMORPG Reddit fostered a discussion about the perils of beta testing, specifically with New World. "New World's endless betas have...

Global Chat: Going back to EverQuest Online Adventures

3
While so many EverQuest fans are eagerly awaiting word of the next entry in the legendary franchise, at least one player is going back...

The Game Archaeologist: Tanarus, Sony Online Entertainment’s first online game

2
While EverQuest is perhaps thought of as Sony Online Entertainment's first online game, the truth of history tells us differently. Just as how Mythic...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 339: Kitchen sinks and the Tao of MMOs

6
Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Funcom, Mortal Online 2, WoW Classic, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, and Final Fantasy XIV, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on the direction of Guild Wars 2 and WoW and what's going on with LOTRO's dead servers.

EverQuest II brings back its (renamed) summer event and kicks off the prelude to Visions of Vetrovia

0
Panda, Panda, Panda! No, that's not a remake of the film Tora! Tora! Tora! but with adorable fluffy bears; it's the new name for...

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

38
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

18
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

2
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

35
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!

14
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

28
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

22
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

6
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

16
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

2
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

27
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

1
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

0
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

35
In general, I try to be an optimistic fellow. When it comes to MMO gaming -- you know, that hobby we apparently love and...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

TOP CONTENT