EverQuest II Articles
EverQuest II will be growing soon with its twelfth expansion, Terrors of Thalumbra. We had a chance to chat with the team behind the expansion to find out more about its systems, features and new zones.
Sony Online Entertainment and the EverQuest II team announced earlier this week the Hero's Call program that is coming into the game soon. Players will be able to create one free permanent level 85 character through October 15th. After that, Heroic Characters will cost $35. We spoke with the team about the new program and have a great interview wrap report. Check it out before telling us what you think of Hero's Call in the comments.
In this week's Wayback Wednesday, Rob is joined by EverQuest II Producer Holly Longdale and Designer Akil Hooper for a terrific tour of the latest expansion, Chains of Eternity. The discussion centers around the release of Chains and the lore introduced into the game. Check it out!
On a previous episode of Wayback Wednesday Grakulen had the opportunity to cover Everquest and talk to the team from Sony Online Entertainment. This week after some begging, pleading, and promising SOE Rob would do a better job (joke), they agreed to show up for another episode and talk about Everquest II. Check out Wayback Wednesday: EverQuest II Edition.
EverQuest II players were treated to the latest update to the game that brings the Skyshine zone into the game. We recently caught up with EQ II Producer Holly Longdale to talk about Game Update 63. See what we discovered and then leave us your thoughts in the comments.
It's been nearly two months since the free to play launch of EverQuest II. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Executive Producer Dave Georgeson about the success of the new version of EQII and the future of EQ as a whole... including EQNext. See what he's got to say in our exclusive interview.
MMORPG.com's Drew Wood recently attended the SOE Fan Faire in Las Vegas. During the opening presentation, fans were treated to a first look at the latest Everquest II expansion, Age of Destiny. Age of Destiny is poised to bring a lot of new and exciting features into the game and Drew had the opportunity to chat with Executive Producer Dave Georgeson about them. Read more and then let us know what you think!
In a new series here at MMORPG.com, former F2P Survivor Guy Adam Tingle is writing Bang for Your Buck. His self proclaimed goal is to prove to our readers that there really isn't such thing as "free to play" but does claim there is such a thing as the "most free to play" MMO. In his inaugural column, Adam takes a look at Everquest 2 Extended, Sony Online Entertainment's F2P iteration of the classic MMO. Check it out and then let us know your thoughts on Adam's new column.
The eighth Everquest II expansion, Destiny of Velious, is scheduled to be released in late February. The new expansion will bring a lot of interesting new features and content to EQII. MMORPG.com Industry Relations Manager Garrett Fuller caught up with Producer Dave Georgeson and Game Designer Carlos Mora to talk about Destiny of Velious. We've got terrific information and exclusive screens so be sure to check it out!
MMORPG.com's Michael Lafferty has big news today for fans of Everquest 2: EQ2 is going free to play in mid-August. Michael had the chance to sit down with Producer Dave Georgeson to talk about this major step for Everquest II and for Sony Online Entertainment. Find out what it means for subscribers and new fans alike.
Today we learned that SOE will be replacing their Station Exchange program, a program that helps players sell in-game items for real life cash (RMT), with a third party company called Live Gamer. Managing Editor Jon Wood spoke to both SOE President and CEO John Smedley and Live Gamer Inc Co-Founder and President Andrew Schneider to try to clear up misconceptions that people might have about the announcement.