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PLEX for Good: EVE Online players can donate to the Nepal earthquake relief fund, too


PLEX writes checks
May 04
Doing good sometimes has a domino effect. That's the case with contributions to the Nepal earthquake fund. First, the Far Cry devs started matching donations. Then, Bungie sold t-shirts to help the cause. Now, CCP's hype... read
New directions for New Eden
The developers at CCP face a unique challenge with EVE Online that other studios don't necessarily face. Its players expect an incredibly deep and detailed experience, which means that evolving the game is particularly d... read feature

EVE Online Fanfest

The Fanfest 'Worlds Collide' event wasn't the Powerman 5000 concert I was expecting


What is it really that is going on here?
Mar 21
It's no secret that I hate spiders, but there's one spider I adore. That's MC Spider, the frontman of Powerman 5000. That's why I was raucously excited to hear about the "Worlds Collide" event at Fanfest 2015, obviously a PM5... read
Ambitious, for sure
It was almost a year ago (ten months, more accurately) when I sat down with EVE: Valkyrie's developers, and they told me "We're ready to ship when Oculus is ready to ship." At the time, Valkyrie was considered a flagship... read feature

CCP's VR Labs
It’s no secret that virtual reality is quickly making its mark on the videogame industry. If that weren't evident before, GDC 2015 kicked the door wide open. That's why, with numerous developers turning their attention ... read feature

EVE Online

EVE Online has plans for exclusive ship skins, here are 11 new ones


'These almighty pilots finally get to decide what their ships look like!'
Mar 19
The EVE Online keynote at Fanfest 2015 just wrapped up, and one of the major themes was that CCP wants to put more power in the hands of the players. A popular way of accomplishing this is by finally releasing unique shi... read
EVE Valkyrie trailer

New EVE: Valkyrie trailer starts with a routine escort mission


'See you in the next life'
Mar 19
EVE Valkyrie has come a long way since the footage from last year's EVE Fanfest. The trailer above shows a more fleshed out mission, beginning with a mundane escort and ending with, well, something a little more exciting. Th... read
Fanfest 2015

What does the future have in store for EVE Online?


Fanfest 2015 holds the answers
Mar 18
Greetings from Iceland, Internet dwellers. I'm in a hotel room in Reykjavík eating a pepperoni dog and drinking a ginger beer. Someone wrote a super friendly message on the wall just outside my window. There's a handle... read
Eve Online

Schadenfreude alert: EVE Online pilot loses $1,500 after attack on unarmored ship


PerPLEXing strategy
Jan 05
You know what seems like a sound strategy for getting robbed? Try taking $1,500 cash out of the bank and transporting it elsewhere by walking down the street at night and waving that money in everyone's faces. Oh yeah, do all... read
EVE Vegas

Big changes are coming to EVE Online, and they're all being streamed here


Live from EVE Vegas
Oct 18
CCP holds a few events for fans of EVE Online every year. Alongside Fanfest in Iceland, EVE Vegas is one of the major spectacles and it's kicking off today. If you aren't fortunate enough to be in Sin City to celeb... read
Fanfest 2015

EVE Online's Fanfest 2015 officially slated for March 19-21


In Reykjavik, Iceland as always
Oct 02
Pilots in EVE Online might feel like they're on top of the world when they're flying their spaceships through the galaxy, but if they want the full and authentic treatment, they have to make a voyage to Iceland for Fanfe... read
Hands-on at E3
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... read feature

CCP layoffs: 49 employees cut today


Current projects not affected
Jun 05
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... read
EVE Valkyriet

This is the thought process behind making EVE Valkyrie


Five devs talk about making a VR game
May 29
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. read
EVE Online

CCP permanently bans players that vandalized monument in Iceland


Goonswarm's a bit smaller now
May 08
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... read
EVE of Destruction

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


What a shocker
May 03
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... read
EVE Online

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


Kronos is numero uno
May 02
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 ... read
EVE Valkyrie footage

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


Muscle memory got me typing 'Valkyria'
May 02
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 ... read
What does this mean for Dust 514's future?
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 ga... read feature

EVE Valkyrie

Katee Sackhoff is the voice behind EVE Valkyrie


She's Rán
May 01
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... read
It's the smoothest Oculus game I've played so far
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 v... read feature

EVE Online

EVE Fanfest 2014 kicks off with kickass monument


Worlds Within a World
Apr 30
"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... read

EVE Fanfest takes place May 1-3, 2014


In sunny Reykjavik, Iceland
Feb 27
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... read

CCP erecting a real monument in Iceland for their fans


It's not like there's anything else is happening in Iceland
Feb 05
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 ... read
First title to be published by the VR maker
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 pub... read feature

A missed bill payment started latest war in EVE Online


57 Titans valued at $200,000 have been destroyed so far
Jan 27
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... read
The Yule Lads

EVE devs dress up as Yule Lads to hand out presents


Iceland must be weird
Dec 19
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... read
EVE and Dust 514

EVE Online increased incentive to attack Dust 514 players


Blast the planets!
Dec 11
EVE Online has been tweaked a bit to change-up how players interact with Dust 514 players. Dust 514 players used to earn orbital strikes be earning points during their match, but now they have to rely on EVE pilots to decide ... read
EVE and Twitch

EVE Online adds Twitch integration


Stream yourself dying in space
Dec 11
Joining the ever-growing ranks of games that support Twitch, EVE Online just added in streaming support. Pilots can now activate Twitch streaming right from the Neocom panel by logging into their Twitch account. This function... read
Fanfest 2014

Tickets for EVE Fanfest 2014 are up for sale


Get them before they are gone!
Nov 26
Tickets for CCP's mega party for EVE Online are now available. If you want to travel to Iceland and hang out with nerds who like spreadsheets, then head on over to the official Fanfest page and buy your ticket. Early bird tic... read
EVE Online

EVE Valkyrie will connect with the EVE Universe


The former tech demo might not see release in 2014
Nov 25
EVE Valkyrie was a surprise hit at the EVE Fanfest earlier this year, so much so that there were calls to turn what was essentially a tech demo into a full game. Chief managing office at CCP Dave Reid has spoken to Digital S... read
EVE Rubicon patch notes

EVE Online: Rubicon out today with 1.29GB patch


Reading patch notes is a good way to start your day
Nov 19
EVE Online: Rubicon, the 20th free expansion for EVE Online, is here at last with a hefty patch. The 1.21GB download has a crap ton of new features and bug fixes. I'm downloading it right now, and I should have impressions on it for you guys soon. Also, here's the Rubicon soundtrack on Soundcloud. You can read all of the patch notes right here, but I listed the most notable changes below. read






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