EverQuest

PC / RPG / Release: Mar 16, 1999 / ESRB: T

SOE All Access membership launches today for $15/month

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 29, 2014 11:15am PDT

While Sony Online Entertainment's MMOs are free-to-play, the company offers subscriptions, entitling players to a number of benefits. Starting today, the company plans on doing away with game subscriptions, giving all paid members access to premium content across all of thei...

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SOE All Access membership to replace game subscriptions in April

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 24, 2014 3:30pm PST

While Sony Online Entertainment's MMOs are free-to-play, the company offers subscriptions, entitling players to a number of benefits. Starting April, the company plans on doing away with game subscriptions, giving all paid members access to premium content across all of thei...

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SOE tries to make 'the Year of EverQuest' a thing

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2014 6:45am PST

We begrudgingly allowed Nintendo The Year of Luigi but look, Sony Online Entertainment, you're not getting away with 'the Year of EverQuest.' As the MMORPG series approaches its, gosh, fifteenth birthday this year, and EverQuest Next Landmark looms on the horizon, the publis...

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SOE 'Player Studio' to add item creation and sales to EverQuest, FreeRealms, more

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 12:30pm PDT

SOE announced the "Player Studio" today, an item creation system that will let creators share in-game revenues for their items. It will debut with EverQuest and EverQuest II.

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Face-on with SOEmote, a real-time facial animation system for EverQuest

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2012 9:45am PDT

MMO's are fun and all, but imagine if there was technology to bring your face into the game. Sony Online Entertainment has taken a big step towards perfecting that technology with its new SOEmote software, which they showed off at this year's E3.

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SOE Fan Faire renamed, set for October

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has renamed its yearly fan event to "SOE Live," and scheduled dates for October 18-21.

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EverQuest free-to-play launch dated for March 15

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 24, 2012 6:00am PST

The free-to-play launch of EverQuest will come almost exactly 13 years after the pioneering MMORPG's original release. Having launched on March 16, 1999 with a $10 monthly subscription (raised to $15 over time), it'll be going F2P on March 15, 2012.

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EverQuest going free-to-play after 13 years

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 30, 2012 1:30pm PST

The original EverQuest is finally succumbing to the free-to-play trend, turning subscriptions optional in "early March" after 13 years. As is customary for F2P MMORPGs, there'll be tiered memberships and a microtransaction store.

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SOE 'Station Access' relaunched cheaper as 'All Access'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2011 7:15am PDT

SOE's 'Station Access' subscription granting membership to multiple MMOs is relaunching as 'All Access,' with $10 knocked off the monthly price.

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SOE details make-good rewards

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Sony has outlined the giveaways for the Sony Online Entertainment downtime, including double XP in EverQuest titles, free items in FreeRealms, a Slave-1 model in Star Wars Galaxies, and more.

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Rumor: Massive layoffs at Sony Online Entertainment [Update]

By Alice O'Connor and Xav de Matos, Mar 31, 2011 6:15am PDT

As much as a third of Sony's MMO-making division has been laid off, according to rumours, and three studios may be outright closed.

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Shack PSA: Original EverQuest $2.50 on Steam

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2010 8:48am PDT

Believe it or not, the original EverQuest is still up and running some eleven years after its original release. And to celebrate that anniversary,...

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"I played for a while, but never got past the point where I couldn't loot an enemy player in PvP ..."

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Sony Online Entertainment Fundraises for Child's Play

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 17, 2009 4:17pm PST

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that it's partnering with gamer-driven charity Child's Play again in an effort to raise up to $50,000 for...

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"I've never understood Child's Play. Just because children are in hospital doesn't mean they're ..."

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