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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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EverQuest Next Landmark video explains quick building and economy

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2013 4:00pm PST

A new video released for EverQuest Next Landmark shows just how easy building in the game can be, while also explaining how players will be able to amass loot (both virtual and real) through the use of Player Studio.


"You have to claim land, so people probably can't just wreck your stuff."

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EverQuest Next Landmark founder's packs to enable early access

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 11, 2013 8:05am PST

EverQuest Next Landmark was due this winter. But apparently, SOE didn't necessarily mean it would be ready by year's end. Instead, it will be available beginning February 28, 2014 for fans that purchase a Founder's Pack.


"Meant to include this quote from the RPS interview. "RPS: Due to all of this, your version of ..."

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EverQuest Next Landmark dev diary shows tools of the trade

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2013 4:45pm PST

The latest EverQuest Next Landmark dev diary shows off some of the tools of the trade that you'll need to create structures and items. And it all begins with one copper pick.


EverQuest Next Landmark beta sign-ups open

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT

If you want an early peek at what EverQuest Next Landmark has to offer, it's time for a beta test. You want to join, right?


"The news blurb implies the beta started and the article content implies this is "new" news. ..."

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EverQuest 2 'Heroic Characters' offer instant access to level 85

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 24, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Would you pay real money for instant access to a high-level character in an MMO? Sony Online Entertainment plans on adding that functionality to EverQuest 2 with "Heroic Characters."


Player Studio will be 'backbone' of EverQuest Next's free-to-play economy

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 3:30pm PDT

EverQuest Next and Landmark will be free-to-play when they launch. SOE hopes that Player Studio--which lets players build, share, and sell in-game items--will end up being the "backbone" for the game's revenue.


"It kind of makes sense. In older MMO's people have spent millions of hours crafting items to be ..."

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EverQuest Next to be playable on '4 or 5 year old' PCs

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 2:30pm PDT

"Our goal is to be able to allow people with 4 or 5 year old machines to be able to play," Georgeson said.


"Of course it can. It's gotta be eventually ported to Sony's shiny new console and also be ..."

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EverQuest Next needs to be 'kickass on PC first,' before considering PS4 port

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 2:00pm PDT

"We need to make sure that it's a kickass game on PC before we do anything else," EverQuest franchise director Dave Georgeson told Shacknews. "We're going to nail down all our questions and design and everything like that so that it's a really good game. Then we'll talk abou...