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

EverQuest and EverQuest II’s Erollisi Day Valentine’s events return with new and returning quests and goodies

The season of love - or at least the season commanded by Erollisi Marr - has returned once again to EverQuest and EverQuest II....

Vague Patch Notes: MMORPGs and the PC gaming market

I find myself thinking a lot about the MMORPG industry lately and the ways in which the gaming industry as a whole has changed...

Massively Overthinking: When the original MMO is better than the sequel

A few weeks ago, two lovely gamers I follow on Bluesky were discussing how let down they felt by Diablo IV, less because Diablo...

EverQuest and EverQuest II are giving out new gifts for February under the Year of Darkpaw banner

As the Year of Darkpaw aka the Year of EverQuest continues forward, Daybreak is marking the top of each month, all in celebration of...

The MOP Up: DDO’s Snowpeaks Festival returns

Just because winter is in full swing doesn't mean it has to be dour! Dungeons and Dragons Online is keeping things lively with the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.

The MOP Up: Path of Exile’s corpses explode less frequently now

Even a middling Path of Exile patch is still a cause for celebration when it arrives, as in the case of this past week's...

Global Chat: The EverQuest Fippy Awards

The EverQuest Show is starting the year with a for-fun awards ceremony featuring the two EverQuest MMOs. Who will win? Who will lose? Will this be...
I was researching normal stuff.

EverQuest and EverQuest II’s 2024 roadmaps herald expansions and anniversary hullabaloo

MMORPG players might wonder why a website that questioned why EverQuest II was getting a 19th expansion and referred to it as "unexpected, and...

Perfect Ten: The weirdest weapons from MMOs of yore

Swords. Staffs. Maces. Spears. Wands. Bows. Crossbows. Double-crossbows. Hammers. Wolverine claws. Daggers. Axes. Deadly? Yes. Fashionable? Not so much. A two-handed sword is so...
Something fell.

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v7.0

Once again we put a wrap on another year of MMORPG news, opinions, and -- most pertinent to this column -- history. In a...
May I be granted your items?

EverQuest II releases dank normal-fi game soundtracks for you to relax and study to on music services

It's a known fact that the music in several MMORPGs is a certified bop, and we even have a whole column that exists solely...
I was researching normal stuff.

EverQuest II fixes item errors and allows research cancellation with its latest patch

You set a researcher to work in EverQuest II, but because of a totally innocent could-happen-to-anyone mistake, you wound up sending her to research...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever been an ambassador in your MMO?

One of my 2024 resolutions is to push myself out of my comfort zone and enjoy some more diverse MMO gaming. To this, I...

EverQuest’s ‘Year of Darkpaw’ kicks off with an 11-floor anniversary tower and world bosses

All that talk of 2024 being the "Year of Darkpaw" over at Daybreak wasn't just a lot of PR hot air. Kicking off the...

MassivelyOP’s 2023 Golden Yachties: Best Worst MMO Post

We're wrapping up MassivelyOP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards today as we present our award for Best Worst MMO Post. Yes, it's the Golden Yachties series,...

The Stream Team: EverQuest II’s Scary Little Frostfell

I'm dreaming of a new Frostfell quest, Unlike the ones I used to know. With brand new story, and maybe it's gory, with new loot, all bundled up...

Jukebox Heroes: A yuletide soundtrack for a gaming holiday

The winter night hushed to a halt to allow the wind to whisper. "Take heart, my friends," she crooned over snow-capped hills and frozen...

The MOP Up: Valheim’s Christmas surprise

As the nights turn frosty in Valheim, a strange wintry cheer spreads through the land. Could it be... could it be a plum pudding...

The Survivalist: A toast to Conan Exiles’ new taverns, launching this week’s Age of War Chapter III

You know that feeling when you get something you really want? Something you've been waiting for? Conan Exiles is giving that to me --...