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6:15 PM on 06.12.2014

EVE Valkyrie is the best use of the Oculus Rift so far

EVE Valkyrie is super neat. It looks like a cool dogfighting-in-space game when you watch a trailer, but actually being in the cockpit with the Oculus Rift? It's a trip and used to great effect. Looking down at your fake che...

Steven Hansen


10:45 AM on 06.05.2014

CCP layoffs: 49 employees cut today

Development of MMO World of Darkness shut down about a month or so ago. Now it seems that CCP is preparing to cut 49 jobs as part of a restructuring. Polygon has learned that a meeting at CCP's Icelandic offices is curre...

Dale North

11:00 PM on 05.29.2014

This is the thought process behind making EVE Valkyrie

For a panel at EVE Fanfest 2014, some of the developers at CCP's Newcastle studio sat down to discuss what exactly goes into making EVE Valkyrie. The long version's in this video. The short version is that whatever they're doing, it's great so far.

Brett Makedonski

2:45 PM on 05.08.2014

CCP permanently bans players that vandalized monument in Iceland

Remember that EVE Online monument that CCP gave to the city of Reykjavik? Yeah, that's been defaced already. Shortly after Fanfest ended, some players placed a Goonswarm sticker on the monument and scratched out a player...

Brett Makedonski

4:00 PM on 05.03.2014

Yeah, so no EVE developers came close to beating MMA fighter Gunnar Nelson

This might blow some fragile minds, but none of the CCP developers who went up against undefeated MMA fighter Gunnar Nelson at the Fanfest '14 EVE of Destruction event tasted the sweet nectar of victory. No one really ca...

Brett Makedonski

12:30 PM on 05.02.2014

EVE Online plans to have approximately ten annual updates from now on

EVE Online has one of the most dedicated communities in all of videogames, and CCP is reciprocating that with some dedication of its own. Whereas most massive multiplayer online titles have a few large updates a year at ...

Brett Makedonski

9:00 AM on 05.02.2014

Can you EVEn handle footage of EVE Valkyrie on Unreal 4?

Destructoid's Brett Makedonski is over in Iceland for EVE Fest contributing to the over fishing and extinction of whales. He also brought us a meaty (not whale) preview of EVE Valkyrie and I'm not sure if I'll ever write it ...

Steven Hansen



Project Legion is CCP's new first-person shooter for PC photo
Project Legion is CCP's new first-person shooter for PC
by Brett Makedonski

The exciting news out of the first keynote presentation on Friday at EVE Fanfest 2014 has to do with first-person shooters. Maybe surprisingly, that doesn't mean Dust 514. Rather, CCP's working on an entirely new game at this point, for a platform that might make more sense given its EVE universe install base.

This new experience is currently called Project Legion, and it's being developed for PC. Details are a bit scant right now, as it's only in the prototype phase. However, CCP has a pretty decent track record of taking prototypes and turning them into strong endeavors.

It's not all that surprising to hear that CCP is moving this direction with a second shot at a first-person shooter. Jean-Charles Gaudechon, the executive producer on Dust 514 who's been at CCP for seven months, was integral to the decision. He noted that this made the most sense for the team to be able to push the vision that they had for Dust.

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12:30 PM on 05.01.2014

Katee Sackhoff is the voice behind EVE Valkyrie

EVE Fanfest's keynote on Thursday was dedicated to EVE Valkyrie, and CCP revealed it has finally pinned a voice for soon-to-be virtual reality dogfighters to listen to. Katee Sackhoff will assume the role of Rán, the V...

Brett Makedonski



EVE Valkyrie's moved to Unreal 4, and is looking amazing photo
EVE Valkyrie's moved to Unreal 4, and is looking amazing
by Brett Makedonski

Of all the things going on at EVE Fanfest 2014, I was most excited to get my hands on EVE Valkyrie. There are a few reasons for this: I've heard it steals the show at every event it's at. I'm excited by anything in the virtual reality scene. And, because it was just announced, I want to see what it feels like in Unreal Engine 4.

Well, I got my chance to play it, and I can see why Oculus VR is touting Valkyrie as its flagship title. It's just that good.

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1:00 PM on 04.30.2014

EVE Fanfest 2014 kicks off with kickass monument

"It seems kind of silly dedicating a monument to a computer game," Hilmar Veigar Petursson, CEO of CCP said to begin the ceremony for a statue erected in the honor of the EVE universe. Anywhere else and that might be the...

Brett Makedonski





11:15 AM on 02.27.2014

EVE Fanfest takes place May 1-3, 2014

CCP Games has a big shindig planned this year for Fanfest 2014, set to take place on May 1-3 in Reykjavik, Iceland. This year, they have a triple threat lined up, with Eve Online, Dust 514, and the delicious EVE: Valkyrie lin...

Dale North

3:15 PM on 02.05.2014

CCP erecting a real monument in Iceland for their fans

So wow, here's a crazy story. CCP is erecting a real goddamn monument dedicated to their entire player base in Reykjavik, Iceland. It will "honor those who have participated in establishing the massive virtual universe." The ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Oculus VR to co-publish CCP's EVE: Valkyrie photo
Oculus VR to co-publish CCP's EVE: Valkyrie
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Oculus VR has announced they'll be co-publishing CCP's EVE: Valkyrie. The space flight dogfighter will be part of the launch lineup exclusively for the Oculus Rift whenever that's released.

This marks the first game to be published by Oculus VR, and I suspect it won't be the last either. Check out our hands-on (face-on?) impression of EVE: Valkyrie to see why we called it the best thing we saw at gamescom.

Along with this announcement Oculus VR released the Oculus Latency Tester as open source hardware in an effort to make the Oculus more transparent, thus accelerating improvements to the virtual reality tech. Neat.

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10:30 PM on 01.27.2014

A missed bill payment started latest war in EVE Online

EVE Online, your world is so goddamn fascinating. So, here's the story straight from CCP Games. The N3 coalition made up of the Pandemic Legion, Nulli Secunda, Insdious EMpire, and other smaller groups missed a bill payment f...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:30 AM on 12.19.2013

EVE devs dress up as Yule Lads to hand out presents

I love CCP. They are a bunch of crazy guys, and every time they come out with a video it's always bizarre and amazing. To celebrate the holiday's in EVE Online, the guys at CCP are giving out in-game gifts on an advent calan...

Joshua Derocher