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An Eden for the rest of us: CCP shines light on Dust 514

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When I think of large-scale, methodical PC MMORPGs the last thing that comes to my mind is being able to link up to a console-based first-person shooter. Clearly, the hard working folks at CCP Games thought otherwise.

Dust 514 is the interesting EVE Online spin-off project from CCP Games, with it's focus set on fast paced, first-person shooter action and large scale battles. This diary shows players a glance at some of the ideas and themes that CCP Games used to build and integrate Dust 514 into the EVE Online universe.

I have never been into first-person shooters that much, say for the occasional late night session of Left 4 Dead or Battlefield 3 with some friends, but CCP Games does have a very interesting concept in Dust 514. It will be interesting to see what else might come out of this cross-genre/cross-platform digital symbiosis. 


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  • CCP nabs vet Jean-Charles Gaudechon as Dust 514 producer - Dale North
  • Dust 514 2x Skill Point week-long event is on now - Dale North
  • CCP 'confident' about Dust 514's five-year future - Joseph Leray
  • Review: Dust 514 - Chris Carter
  • PS Plus Update: Free Vanquish, Mega Man Maverick Hunter - Kyle MacGregor
  • Dust 514 now in open beta on the PlayStation 3 - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • CCP will roll out the Dust 514 open beta next week - Jordan Devore
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