EverQuest Series News


EverQuest Landmark to shut down servers next month

By John Keefer, Jan 06, 2017 10:34am PST

The Minecraft-esque building tool was supposed to be a companion for EverQuest Next, which was cancelled last year.  


"Yeah. Diane bought it and then never played it because it didn't have key rebinding at the time."

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Daybreak Games cancels EverQuest Next

By Daniel Perez, Mar 11, 2016 10:42am PST

EverQuest Next won't be embarking on its grand adventure, but at least we still have EverQuest and EverQuest II, right?


"Phew... I beat the story by a bit. I searched all 3 pages of the chatty before I posted lol. "

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EverQuest Next no longer working with AI company Storybricks

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 23, 2015 6:00am PST

EverQuest Next had ambitious plans for its AI system. But any work the development team does from this point forward will be without AI team Storybricks.


"It wasn't really a buyout and not related to losing revenue. It was a power struggle between the ..."

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EverQuest 21st expansion hits today while EQ2 10th anniversary continues

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2014 3:00pm PST

EverQuest celebrates a major milestone today with its 21st expansion release, The Darkened Sea. Meanwhile, EverQuest 2 is in the middle of celebrating 10 years with the Heroes Festival, as well as its Altar of Malice expansion.


"I tried to go back once after it went f2p. The game was so vastly different that I didn't know ..."

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EverQuest 2 producer talks Altar of Malice and 'spiderbears'

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 18, 2014 1:00pm PDT

EverQuest 2 is set to deploy its 11th expansion just in time for the game's 10th anniversary. Shacknews recently had the opportunity to talk to senior producer Holly Longdale about the new Altar of Malice and its slew of contents.


EverQuest Next unveils Dark Elves and three new classes

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2014 10:00am PDT

The Dark Elves make their debut, as we learn more about SOE's next big MMORPG.


"Maybe I am just lazy but I have played MANY mmorpg's in my time and I still really enjoy the ..."

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EverQuest 2 celebrating 10th anniversary with Altar of Malice expansion

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2014 7:00am PDT

EverQuest II is getting ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary with one of its biggest expansions to date.


"I loved the game play but the art, models, etc were incredible inconsistent. Also on a side ..."

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EverQuest's 21st expansion 'The Darkened Sea' announced for October

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2014 6:30am PDT

The Year of EverQuest is rolling on and that includes the original MMORPG that started it all. Sony Online Entertainment outlined what's coming up...


EverQuest director discusses Landmark's growth and connection to EverQuest Next

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 25, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Landmark has ballooned into more than just a supplement to EverQuest Next. Franchise Director Dave Georgeson talks to Shacknews about the game's future and how it will inevitably connect to Sony's next big MMORPG.


" I need to give this a try sometime. The one time I tried to log in last week, it was down for ..."

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Landmark competition opens to feature user-created content in-game

By Steve Watts, May 05, 2014 7:00am PDT

EverQuest Next's Landmark creation tool has kicked off a competition to create buildings that will be used in the final game. You can earn an item for your trouble, along with the knowledge that your actual creation will be featured in the final game.


Landmark adds Player Studio this month

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2014 10:30am PDT

Landmark, the EverQuest Next creation suite, will become compatible with Player Studio sometime this month. That will allow you to use the simple creation tools and sell your items on the marketplace for real revenue.


EverQuest Next Landmark is now just 'Landmark'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 27, 2014 8:00am PDT

Today, you'll be able to jump into Sony Online Entertainment's creation tool--but it'll be with a different name. EQN Landmark is now simply "Landmark."


"Take the plunge, I think you will enjoy it by the sounds of it. I have heard nothing but good ..."

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EverQuest Next confirmed for PS4 with social features

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 11, 2014 1:00pm PDT

EverQuest Next will indeed be coming to PS4 and utilize the platform's various 'Share' features, while EverQuest Next Landmark is set to receive some new additions in the near future.


"This is the last MMO I'm going to pay attention to for quite some time. MMOs have never been ..."

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EverQuest Next Landmark alpha launches today, and we've played it

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2014 10:30am PST

EverQuest Next Landmark shows limitless potential for truly creative minds, thanks to a fully destructible world and a simple-to-use interface that's akin to learning how to use Adobe Photoshop for the first time. Shacknews recently got a chance to go hands-on with the new a...


"Is this coming to PS4 as well at some point? Or OS X? Please? :( "

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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...


"If Sony and Nintendo joined, Sony could actually get to appear original, and Nintendo could sell ..."

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