Tag Archives: everquest II
Sat, Oct 05, 2013 | 13:22 BST
This week, EverQuest 2 released an update allowing the creation of “Heroic Characters” that starts at level 85, a boon considering EverQuest is notoriously longwinded. And until October 15, select players can have a free Heroic character (will cost $35 after the promotion) and also enjoy the benefits of the paid gold-level membership without paying for it.
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 | 22:57 BST
The latest EverQuest and EverQuest 2 expansions have been dated by SOE. EverQuest’s Rain of Fear, the 19th expansion to the MMO, will launch on November 28. EverQuest II’s 9th expansion, Chains of Eternity, will launch on November 13. You can find out more information on each expansion through the links. Thanks, TenTonHammer.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 20:44 BST
EverQuest 2′s ninth expansion Chains of Eternity will release in November. SOE posted the news via a producer’s letter on the forums. The expansion takes place in EQII’s version of the afterlife, Norrath: Ethernere. Adventuring and tradeskill will level cap at 95, new quests and prestige abilities are in the cards, and another event SOE is “keeping under wraps” will debut close to the expansion’s release. Find out more on Chains of Eternity through the link. Thanks, Massively.
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 | 21:37 BST
SOE has announced plans to remove the ability to purchase DLC and expansion packs for some of its MMOs using Station Cash.
Sat, Jun 02, 2012 | 16:52 BST
SOE has revealed its line-up for E3 which is heavy on the MMOs, obviously. Those attending will be able to get hands-on time with PlanetSide 2, DC Universe Online, Bullet Run, Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, and Wizardry Online. The firm will also be showing off the new SOEmote tech for EverQuest II which is a facial recognition and voice technology feature that allows players the ability for “personal expression and role playing,” in EQII. You can get an look at how it works over on Polygon, which participated in the beta for the tech.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 05:21 BST
Guess how many content updates Everquest II has had so far? It’s a number between 62 and 64.
Sat, Feb 25, 2012 | 16:12 GMT
SOE has released a new statement regarding its deal with ProSiebenSat.1 Games in Europe, and said it’s “working on a plan to keep our communities together.”
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | 21:53 GMT
SOE’s director of global community relations, Linda “Brasse” Carlson, has responded to various concerns over the possible EU publishing switch of eight MMOs, which would have ProSiebenSat.1 and Alaplaya handling the titles in Europe.
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 22:57 GMT
Former pro-pitcher Curt Schilling founded 38 Studios in part due to disappointment in Everquest II.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 14:42 GMT
SOE president John Smedley has said EverQuest II has seen “amazing growth” since it switched to F2P. The MMO, according to Smedley in a series of tweets, has reached a 40% increase in log-ins, 300% uppage on item sales, as well as adding “a lot of new subs.” Smedley added that all of this came while “some really good competition hit the market.”
Fri, Dec 09, 2011 | 21:15 GMT
EverQuest II executive producer Dave Georgeson has announced that all characters created before Age of Discovery’s launch will be grandfathered into the game. Now, characters previously locked when going from having a subscription to choosing the free-to-play model are now playable. Station Cash points spent to unlock the characters following the AoD release will also be refunded. Any character created on an EQII account before December 6 is eligible. More information on the matter is posted on the forums. The forum also has word that Veteran Rewards will be made available to F2P users as well. Thanks, Massively.
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | 05:01 GMT
As part of update 62, the city of Freeport in long-lived MMORPG Everquest II is geting a major facelift. Lucan D’Lere is back on the throne, and that means the city’s decorators have jumped on this season’s hottest trends – black, spikes, and fire-breathing bat horses. Check out the new look in the trailer through the break.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011 | 19:19 GMT
SOE has announced EverQuest II, which launched in 2004, will be going free-to-play starting early next month.
Thu, Oct 06, 2011 | 21:13 BST
Lots of shorts below, along with news about ladies and gents dressing in a silly manner. We salute them.
Thu, Aug 25, 2011 | 19:57 BST
SOE has announced it’s improved its free trial EverQuest II by allowing folks to play the game for two weeks and experience the first seven expansions up through Destiny of Velious. Trial players will also receive a Superior Experience potion which ups character advancement for two hours, and a Green Journeyman’s Cloak which provides a 25 percent speed boost. The firm has also released Game Update 61 today, which includes a complete loot and itemization revamp, and level 60 to 90 scalable dungeons. Full patch notes can be found through here. There are also screens and a new trailer below the break as well. Thanks: Massively, GameFront.
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 | 06:33 BST
Sony Online Entertainment has released a new trailer for, uh, Everquest II. Not for any particular reason, apparently – just in case you’re not aware of this MMORPG almost eight years and ten expansions post launch.
It’s quite pretty, actually, and a nice tribute to a series which pioneered much of the modern MMORPG. Check it out through the break. Maybe join a guild.
Everquest II’s next expansion, Age of Discovery, is due in November.
Thanks, Evil Avatar.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 08:04 BST
Most Wednesdays the (virtual) office resounds with cries of “hooray hump day”, but this week, we’re too busy prepping for E3 to do more than shudder in fear, and give a cursory glance at these tasty nibbles.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 21:58 BST
The usual short, weird, or just plain strange stuff is posted for you below the break.
Thu, May 19, 2011 | 03:58 BST
Fri, May 13, 2011 | 13:47 BST