Lords of EverQuest

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Lords of EverQuest
Lords of EverQuest Coverart.png
European cover art
Developer(s) Rapid Eye Entertainment
Publisher(s) Sony Online Entertainment
Designer(s) Neal Hallford
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release
  • NA: December 1, 2003
  • EU: December 5, 2003
Genre(s) Real-time strategy
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Lords of EverQuest is a 3D fantasy real-time strategy game released in December 2003. It was developed by the short-lived startup company Rapid Eye Entertainment and published by Sony Online Entertainment (SOE). SOE distributes Lords of EverQuest.

Unlike the original EverQuest, Lords of EverQuest is fundamentally a single player game, and after the initial payment for the software, does not require a recurring monthly fee in order to play.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 62/100[1]
Review scores
Publication Score
CGW 3/5 stars[2]
Game Informer 7.5/10[3]
GamePro 3.5/5 stars[4]
Game Revolution B[5]
GameSpot 5.5/10[6]
GameSpy 2/5 stars[7]
GameZone 7.2/10[8]
IGN 6.5/10[9]
PC Format 61%[10]
PC Gamer (US) 58%[11]

The game received "mixed" reviews according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[1] IGN reviewer Tom McNamara praised its multiplayer experience, but overall considered the game mediocre and decried it for focusing heavily on uninteresting combat fueled by only a single resource.[9] The developer, Rapid Eye Entertainment, closed down after the release of the game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lords of EverQuest for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ Scott, Ryan (March 2004). "Lords of EverQuest" (PDF). Computer Gaming World (236): 76–77. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ Biessener, Adam (February 2004). "Lords of Everquest [sic]". Game Informer (130): 111. Archived from the original on November 21, 2008. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ Tokyo Drifter (December 1, 2003). "Lords of EverQuest Review for PC on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 7, 2005. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ Ferris, Duke (December 2003). "Lords of Everquest [sic] Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ Beers, Craig (December 4, 2003). "Lords of EverQuest Review". GameSpot. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  7. ^ Rausch, Allen (December 6, 2003). "GameSpy: Lords of EverQuest". GameSpy. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  8. ^ Lafferty, Michael (December 18, 2003). "Lords of EverQuest Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on February 5, 2008. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ a b McNamara, Tom (December 5, 2003). "Lords of EverQuest Review". IGN. Retrieved May 3, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Lords of EverQuest". PC Format (157). January 2004. 
  11. ^ Poole, Stephen (March 2004). "Lords of EverQuest". PC Gamer: 70. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 

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