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Anyone else think that "Everquest Next" is a stupid name?

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  • TamanousTamanous Edmonton, ABPosts: 2,125Member Uncommon

    Heh!

     

    This thread is pretty funny.

     

    Complaining about a working title.

     

    Funny. :)

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  • Punk999Punk999 Baytown, TXPosts: 874Member Uncommon

    I enjoy the name.

    To me it shows the franchise moving on to something new.

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  • AeliousAelious Portland, ORPosts: 2,853Member Uncommon
    It's been confirmed as the official name by SoE. I don't think they planned it that way but I think it just stuck. I think a title with "Norrath" would have been unique but may have been a mistake not to have "EverQuest" in the title. I'm sure the full title will change as time goes on via updates much like EQ2 is now so there is room for creativity.
  • Dreamo84Dreamo84 Niagara Falls, NYPosts: 3,437Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Aelious
    It's been confirmed as the official name by SoE. I don't think they planned it that way but I think it just stuck. I think a title with "Norrath" would have been unique but may have been a mistake not to have "EverQuest" in the title. I'm sure the full title will change as time goes on via updates much like EQ2 is now so there is room for creativity.

    Ya, everyone seems to have missed that this is the official name and not a working title.

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  • AeliousAelious Portland, ORPosts: 2,853Member Uncommon
  • Dreamo84Dreamo84 Niagara Falls, NYPosts: 3,437Member Uncommon

    Also;

    World of EverQuest

    EverQuest: a Realm Reborn

    Dark Age of EverQuest

    Shroud of the EverQuest

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  • Storm_CloudStorm_Cloud MalmoPosts: 369Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Aelious
    http://eq2wire.com/2013/06/18/everquest-next-is-the-official-title-of-everquest-next/

    Sorry on phone so no clicky.

    I'll assist...

    The link is to the main EQ2wire because there you can see the tweets... 

    http://eq2wire.com/category/eqnext/

     

  • SavageHorizonSavageHorizon ParisPosts: 2,067Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Boognishe
    It's just a working title.  The real name will be revealed at SOE Live I'm sure.

    Whatever the real name it will have an EverQuest or Norrath somewhere in there.

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  • SavageHorizonSavageHorizon ParisPosts: 2,067Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Storm_Cloud
    Originally posted by Aelious
    http://eq2wire.com/2013/06/18/everquest-next-is-the-official-title-of-everquest-next/

    Sorry on phone so no clicky.

    I'll assist...

    The link is to the main EQ2wire because there you can see the tweets... 

    http://eq2wire.com/category/eqnext/

     

    Nice one.

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  • newbinatornewbinator LA, CAPosts: 780Member
    I think it's fine.
  • gakulegakule Findlay, OHPosts: 91Member

    I thought I remembered reading that the "Next" portion of it was supposed to refer to the "Next-Gen" game play, but I could be wrong =/

  • MumboJumboMumboJumbo LondonPosts: 3,221Member

    Everquest Next -

    is confirmed as the title I believe on massively? Guess it stands for NEXT GEN?!

  • jdnycjdnyc Long Island City, NYPosts: 1,696Member
    I care more about the game itself, than a name.  
  • Octavius_TheGreatOctavius_TheGreat Boston, MAPosts: 2Member
    Originally posted by zaxtor99

    Okay, so obviously a big game. Obviously YEARS of hard work put into it...

    Now I'm certainly not saying that they should have called it "Everquest 3"...

    But I dunno... "Everquest Next" just sounds like a brainstorming fail for a name. Especially for an mmo that is supposedly as epic as they and mmorpg staff are saying that it is.

    Obviously 'Everquest' belongs in the name. I think the word 'next' is the word I have the problem with.

    Just a quick 5 second thought process in my mind alone gives me "Everquest Revolution" or "Everquest Ultra" or perhaps something like "Everquest: Break of Dawn" as a much better name.

    I dunno. I bet you all can think of 100 names better then Everquest Next for a name, lol.

    Is this just me? Or does anyone else think NEXT just sounds dumb, too simple for a game obviously so advanced? ;-)


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  • Dreamo84Dreamo84 Niagara Falls, NYPosts: 3,437Member Uncommon

    EverQuest Galaxies...

    That would have gotten some people's juices flowing lol

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  • jdnycjdnyc Long Island City, NYPosts: 1,696Member
    EverQuest: Full of Awesome.
  • DrakynnDrakynn The Pas, MBPosts: 2,030Member
    Could be worse,they could of called it Everquest One
  • Storm_CloudStorm_Cloud MalmoPosts: 369Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Octavius_TheGreat
    Originally posted by zaxtor99

    Okay, so obviously a big game. Obviously YEARS of hard work put into it...

    Now I'm certainly not saying that they should have called it "Everquest 3"...

    But I dunno... "Everquest Next" just sounds like a brainstorming fail for a name. Especially for an mmo that is supposedly as epic as they and mmorpg staff are saying that it is.

    Obviously 'Everquest' belongs in the name. I think the word 'next' is the word I have the problem with.

    Just a quick 5 second thought process in my mind alone gives me "Everquest Revolution" or "Everquest Ultra" or perhaps something like "Everquest: Break of Dawn" as a much better name.

    I dunno. I bet you all can think of 100 names better then Everquest Next for a name, lol.

    Is this just me? Or does anyone else think NEXT just sounds dumb, too simple for a game obviously so advanced? ;-)


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    No, but seriously... it grows on ya :) ... I felt like you did in the beginning and now, I'm cool with it being the actual title. 

  • GhavriggGhavrigg Halifax, NSPosts: 775Member Uncommon
    I think the idea behind Everquest Next is that, much like EQ innovated quite a bit back in the day, EQN will be the NEXT big move forward in terms of innovation for the MMO genre. It fits well, if they manage to pull it off in such a way, so I don't mind it.
  • GwapoJoshGwapoJosh Auburn, INPosts: 989Member Uncommon
    EQ Next is just a place holder..

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  • GhavriggGhavrigg Halifax, NSPosts: 775Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by GwapoJosh
    EQ Next is just a place holder..

    They officially confirmed via twitter that's it's the name they're going with.

     

    http://massively.joystiq.com/2013/06/18/everquest-nexts-official-title-let-out-of-the-bag/

  • stragen001stragen001 ReadingPosts: 1,720Member
    Originally posted by GwapoJosh
    EQ Next is just a place holder..

    It was. Its now been officially recognised as the games name by SOE

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  • VidirVidir GothenburgPosts: 944Member Uncommon
    No.
  • NanfoodleNanfoodle Posts: 5,447Member Uncommon
    I also agree the name could have been a lot more creative but I dont care if its called "Pizza Adventures" or "Flying butt Monkeys" as long as its really a next gen MMO thats polished I will play it. Almost had me sold just on the fact its EQ.


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  • ReallyNow10ReallyNow10 Pile It High Town, LAPosts: 2,010Member Common

    Any project they do has a "-Next" suffix attached to it while in development.  The version of EQ after this one will also someday be called "EQ Next".

    Actual release title is yet to be announced.

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