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If you started playing MMOs at the beginning of the genre, you may be saddled with a prejudice against pet classes. In early Ultima Online, an Animal Tamer's pets, usually dragons, had a way of getting their master into notoriety trouble. In EverQuest, if ever a pull went awry, blame was placed o...

January 2nd 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Beastlords have only been in game for a few weeks, but already quite a few EverQuest II fans have rolled one up to and taken it for a test drive. There are several new facets to the class that are refreshingly new to the usual EQII adventure classes, and it's little surprise that they've become a...

December 31st 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The Age of Discovery has arrived, along with the Freeport Reborn game update and the free-to-play transition. On top of that, Frostfell is also upon us, with even more new rewards, tradeskill books, and quests. That's a pretty hefty amount of change to EverQuest II, and it's brought back many for...

December 10th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Tuesday, December 6th is going to be a very busy day for the EverQuest II team. The devs are launching an expansion, patching a game update, and performing the transition to make all servers free-to-play, simultaneously. And just as the dust settles from all of that, Frostfell is due to begin sho...

December 3rd 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Beastlords! BEASTLORDS! Sorry, but long-time Norrath junkies are somewhat excited by the upcoming appearance of the popular class in Sony Online Entertainment's venerable EverQuest II title. When the Age of Discovery expansion debuts next month, pet-loving players will have a lot to look forward...

November 10th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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EverQuest II's most recent update brought two new additions: the dungeon finder and the prelude event for the new Beastlord class that will arrive with the release of Age of Discovery. I was going to look at the dungeon finder this week, but it's had its share of problems, and with the team still...

October 22nd 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The Age of Discovery is coming to Norrath, and Sony Online Entertainment has just released the beta registration info for EverQuest II's eighth expansion. SOE's press blurb says that applications will be reviewed beginning on October 27th, with the expansion closed beta period beginning on Novem...

October 17th 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony Online Entertainment pushed a small update to EverQuest II's live servers today. While that's not particularly newsworthy in and of itself, it bears mentioning because the patch brought a hint of the oft-requested Beastlord class to the newest version of Norrath. EQ2Wire has the details, an...

October 11th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments