Archive

EQ2 Expansion Review at Gamespot

Posted Mon, Oct 24, 2005 by Ethec

And another!

Gamespot digs EverQuest 2's new desert turf, but is disheartened by incomplete PvP implementation and content exclusively designed for high-level players. Of course, to complain about the latter means you'll have to put yourself at loggerheads with every MMO expansion ever made.

Desert of Flames has the most to offer EverQuest II players of advanced level, but the new PvP trappings and the combat revamp mean that there's something new to see for just about anyone. The player-versus-player combat still doesn't feel like a fully realized diversion just yet, but the act of exploring Ro and getting your character to level 60 should nicely fill the time you don't use waiting around for an arena game, provided you're of a high enough level to actually do those things. Existing players who are nearing the level of expansion country should check out Desert of Flames, and if you've let your account sit fallow for a bit, the changes to the combat system are worth sampling.

Read all about EverQuest 2: Desert of Flames (again) at Gamespot.

Other links you might enjoy:

  • The TTH Desert of Flames section - A section, because a review alone just wouldn't do!
  • Past EverQuest 2 News
  • EQfranchise

    This announcement is so full of win we could hardly wait to tell you about it. Today EQHammer announced its User-generated Content System. In the spirit of EverQuest Next Landmark, where players are the superstars creating cool things, we’ve decided to give you - the players, the dreamers of dreams and the makers of guides - a platform.

    Network FYIs
    Tue, Mar 18, 2014
    Shayalyn
    Dave-Georgeson-SOEmote.jpg

    EverQuest franchise Director of Development Dave Georgeson updates on the future development plans for the series

    News, Official Announcements
    Mon, Feb 03, 2014
    Martuk
    TTH-Weekly-News-Jan-17-2014-news.jpg

    This week in the news, Wildstar drops info on guilds, Pathfinder targets April for alpha, and SOE commits wholesale slaughter.

    Features
    Sat, Jan 25, 2014
    Martuk
    EverQuest-Franchise-Logo

    It’s a big year for the EverQuest franchise and the team at SOE has a lot in store to celebrate.

    Video, News, Official Announcements
    Thu, Jan 23, 2014
    Martuk

    News from around the 'Net