Feb 15 2017
The last eighteen months have been quite eventful for John Smedley. The online rpg legend who helped create EverQuest was the victim of a notorious hacking group and then left Daybreak Games Company (formerly SOE), of which he was president and CEO. He then formed his own company, Pixelmage Games, which he shut down a month ago. Now he's back in a big way as news that John Smedley joins Amazon Game Studios has been released.John Smedley has j... Read
May 12 2016
Online gaming has never been more popular, and that popularity seems to increase exponentially every year. The dizzying ascent of eSports, the deluge of mobile games offered, and the increasing cross-platform capability of quite a few games all helped fuel this massive influx of online gaming. Yet because it seems that there always has to be some bad along with the good, it appears that mmorpg addiction is becoming an even greater health issue th... Read
Mar 10 2016
If there are any old school mmo fans out there that needed some validation that they've been around the block in the gaming world, the fact the EverQuest is planning its seventeenth anniversary should be an alarm bell.
If EverQuest were a person, it'd be rebelling against its parents, staying out late and getting a fake ID at this point.
The fact that EverQuest is at such an age and still going is pretty impressive and it sure isn't showing any... Read
Dec 09 2015
Nostalgia can be an extremely powerful lure, especially as one gets older. I've seen people get fired up over watching cartoons or listening to music from the 1980s. Nostalgia can be seen by the numerous movies that have come out over the last decade based upon hit TV shows of the past, and there are even more on the horizon. The world of mmorpg games is not immune to this phenomenon, which is quite evident in the creation of the mmo progression ... Read
Nov 24 2015
Many old school mmo gamers are looking to recreate their original adventures from long ago. This has led to quite a few older games releasing progression servers to varying degrees of success. EverQuest has already put their toe in the pool, so to speak, but they've decided to take another plunge that includes a twist. Daybreak Game Company announced the upcoming EverQuest true box progression server called Phinigel. This new server will launch o... Read
Nov 18 2015
Players can now battle a vengeful goddess that is attempting to plunge the Everquest world in a veil of ruinous conflict with the release of The Broken Mirror expansion.
Everquest's The Broken Mirror expansion is the 22nd for the mmorpg and its core storyline focuses on the heroic fight against Anashti Sul, a deranged goddess hell-bent on obtaining supreme power and dominion over Norrath at all costs. To do, she weaves a dangerous plot that will... Read
Sep 15 2015
It seems that you just can't fight history. The EverQuest franchise of mmorpg games are known for their many quality expansions, but it appeared that said expansions were going to be phased out. After SOE was sold off and became Daybreak Game Studio, they announced that expansions were going to be phased out in favor of smaller "campaigns." Now comes word that players can now expect both EverQuest and EverQuest 2 expansions coming soon.Holly ... Read
May 27 2015
You have to hand it to old school gamers. When EverQuest decided to create a progression server, which opened last week, the response from the game's fans was ecstatic. Gamers could relive their glory days of yesteryear as the could play the online rpg in its original state, to be followed by the eventual release of the expansions. So many players have flocked to take part that Daybreak Games has announced that they are adding a second EverQuest ... Read
May 18 2015
Old school gamers salivate at the mere thought of returning to those glory days of yesteryear. Most old time EverQuest players have already circled the date of May 20th on their calendars as that's the day that the online rpg is returning to its roots. One rabid fan has gone so far as to quit his job so he can focus his commitment on playing nonstop on the EverQuest progression server that goes live on that fateful day.The EverQuest player in... Read
May 12 2015
The wait is over for Everquest fans looking to dive into the Ragefire progression server.
The Everquest Ragefire server will be coming online on May 20 but there was a caveat from developers that it will need to be built up post-release."This server will need a little bit of lov after the May patch happens on May 20th, and most likely won't be unlocked until the afternoon" said Roshen, a community manager for the long-running online rpg.