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

Obituary: EverQuest and Vanguard developer Mike Hutchins passes away

It is always a somber occasion to bring to you word of the passing of another MMORPG developer, but it is also the opportunity...

EverQuest, EverQuest II devs talk up expansions, TLE set bonuses, and server merges

The developers of EverQuest and EverQuest II are a pretty chatty bunch, it seems. For one thing, you've got the latest episode...

The MOP Up: Twin Saga blossoms into spring

Spring has blossomed in Twin Saga, with the huge Update 25 bringing a new Senshi quest, the Trade Fjord and Fairy Valley zones,...
Just the same thing but forever.

EverQuest is adding two new time-locked progression servers, Aradune and Rizlona, launching May 27

If you like to hop back to the olden days of EverQuest, to feel the game evolve from launch to very slightly after...

The Stream Team: Stop in for an EverQuest II showdown at the Diaku Corral

Massively OP's MJ has worked her way to the moon (aka Luclin) in EverQuest II and is now ready for her showdown...

EverQuest II adds Echoes of Faydwer mid-content to the progression server and adjusts the Diaku Corral

A new update is going live in EverQuest II with something for those who are playing the regular game and the Kaladim time-limited...

The MOP Up: Star Sonata 2 reboots the universe

If you've been playing Star Sonata 2, you need to prepare yourself for the end of the universe -- and the start of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 268: Second chances in the apocalypse

Justin, Bree, and Colin discuss Phantasy Star Online 2, Fallout 76, Holly Longdale's move to Blizzard, WoW Classic, WoW, Star Trek Online, with adventures in LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, City of Heroes, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on FFXIV's dungeon problem, favorite MMO group roles, and specific gamer types as warning signs for games.

The Daily Grind: What MMO is the most hardcore and brutal?

A few months ago, there was a post on the MMORPG subreddit about the MMO that was the "most intense brutal hardcore" MMO...
And over and over.

Former EverQuest boss Holly Longdale scooped up by Blizzard to work on WoW Classic

Daybreak's Holly Longdale raised a lot of eyebrows a month ago when she announced she was departing the Darkpaw Games sub-unit and leaving...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 267: Who had ‘New World delay’ on their bingo card?

Andy, Justin, and Bree discuss WoW Shadowlands, LOTRO, Chronicles of Elyria, New World, SWTOR, FFXIV, RuneFest, Champions Online, and EverQuest, with adventures in Guild Wars 2, Elite, SWG Legends, and Animal Crossing, and a mailbag entry on Secret World Legends and maintenance-mode MMOs.
This town may actually be big enough for the two of us.

EverQuest II faces the Showdown at the Diaku Corral in today’s patch

Over the course of your adventures in EverQuest II you've gotten to do a lot of things, but the odds are good you...

EverQuest opens up its progression servers to everyone for a month

While Daybreak is about the most enthusiastic studio you'll ever see when it comes to rolling out alternate ruleset servers for its MMORPGs, the...

EverQuest II’s GU 114, Showdown at Diaku Corral, mixes westerns with fantasy next week

Daybreak's Darkpaw Games has some fun planned for EverQuest II players during quarantine: It's releasing GU 114 Showdown at Diaku Corral next...

EverQuest II discusses solo content, crafting, and auto-attack updates in a podcast

Kyle "Kander" Vallee, creative director for EverQuest II, has recorded and shared the third episode of his Kander's Candor podcast, which talks...
Back to the fight.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the messiest combat?

I don't like messes. They freak me out. The chaos, the uncertainty, it gets to me. And it's as true in real life as...

Global Chat: High adventure in Dungeons and Dragons Online

If there was ever an MMO that was made for parties to adventure together, it is Dungeons and Dragons Online. Telwyn over at

Perfect Ten: MMOs that were ahead of their time

Timing is, as they say, everything. A good idea presented at the wrong time (and perhaps in the wrong way) might fizzle hard when...

Global Chat: Is Animal Crossing New Horizons an MMO?

One trend that we have noticed over the past decade or so is the blurring of lines between "regular" video games and MMORPGs. It...

EverQuesting: Looking back at EverQuest’s 21st year

There are landmark years, and then there are landmark years. (Not to be confused with Landmark, which has been gone for years.) You...