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Last chance on 15% off Eve PLEX as Summer Sale ends

"Back in my day, it only took one PLEX to buy 30 days of Game Time," said the old man who could have started playing the space MMO just months ago. PLEX "inflated" by a factor of 500 earlier this year in order to replace the need for Aurum ...

 
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EVE producer: 'An EVE Online 2.0 wouldn't make any sense'

It's been roughly five months since EVE Online went free-to-play, and developer CCP seems to be pretty happy about how it's went so far -- at least on the surface. "We were super nervous, both internally and externally in terms of our playe...

 
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The EVE Online monument: same as it ever was

This is not my beautiful house! No, I'm in the hamlet city of Reykjavik, Iceland for my first EVE Fanfest and coincidentally, my first visit to the country. I've seen the myriad pictures for the monument before, but it was fascinating ...

 
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After 13 years, EVE Online goes free-to-play today

For 13 long years, EVE Online has subsisted solely on a subscription model. All those capsuleers were paying $15 per month for access to New Eden's universe. That changes today. In late August, developer CCP announced that the Novembe...

 
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EVE Online is going free-to-play later this year

EVE Online developer CCP has shifted the game's subscription model more than 13 years after its original launch. Starting in November, EVE Online will be free-to-play for those who would prefer to go that route. And, in doing so,...

 
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Give me a punk rock EVE Fanfest

This past weekend, I was at a small local concert in Colorado. My friends were playing, and that's more than enough reason for me to go see a show. Toward the end of the night, just before they went on, some punk rock kid came up and drunke...

 
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EVE Online at its lowest playercount since 2008

Everyone’s favourite spreadsheet simulator EVE Online might not be everyone’s favourite anymore, according to graphs made by EVE player Jestertrek. The graphs show that the amount of people concurrently playing the game has rec...

 
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What does the future have in store for EVE Online?

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 of vodka to my...

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

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 Fanfest -- the gamin...

 
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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 monument will s...

 
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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 for the system t...

 
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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 calander. Of course,...

 
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EVE Online increased incentive to attack Dust 514 players

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 to do an orbita...

 
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EVE Online adds Twitch integration

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 functionality is really...

 
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Tickets for EVE Fanfest 2014 are up for sale

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 tickets are availa...

 
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EVE Online: Rubicon out today with 1.29GB patch

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 guy...

 
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EVE expansions will work towards player colonization

In an interview with VG24/7, CCP went into some details on the future direction of EVE Online. CCP want to begin bringing in elements into EVE that will allow players to construct their own stargates, leading to new systems for pilots to co...

 
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Watch ships explode in EVE Online's trailer for Rubicon

CCP released a new cinematic trailer for Rubicon, the upcoming expansion for EVE: Online. This new free expansion will add mobile structures, ghost sites, and a new ships from the Sisters of EVE faction. There will also be changes to how w...

 
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EVE Online will be at New York Comic Con this month

CCP has announced it will be at the New York Comic Con, which runs from October 10-13. At the con, the studio will be talking about its upcoming comic book, True Stories, as well as a new lore and art book, called EVE Universe - Source. Bot...

 
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EVE Online releasing 20th expansion in November

CCP has announced that EVE Online will be getting a new expansion on November 19, 2013 called Rubicon. This expansion will be aimed at adding some chaos into the game to rattle the cages of anyone who has been getting overly comfortable in ...

 
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CCP releases statistics for largest EVE Online fight

Last weekend, we reported on a battle that was taking place in EVE Online. At the time, it wasn't hard to see that it was the literal largest battle that had ever taken place in the game since it launched back in 2004. Developer CCP has ana...

 
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Largest EVE Online battle yet is currently in motion

[Update #2: All fighting is complete, and the remaining CFC/Goonswarm players are leaving the system now as well.] [Update: Test Alliance has started to back off from the system. A small amount of fighting still remains, but system 6VDT-...

 
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EVE players given 50k skill points due to DDoS downtime

EVE Online recently ran into some technical difficulties the other day because of a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS), and the servers were offline for several hours. Of course players didn't like not having access to the game, so...

 
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EVE Online server taken down because of DDoS attack

Yesterday EVE Online experienced some difficulties and was taken offline for most of the day. A distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) was launched against the Tranquility server cluster and prevented players from logging into the game...

 
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EVE Online: Odyssey has a ton of awesome features

Holy crap, EVE is getting some changes. There's new ships, re-balanced old ships, ice overhauled ice mining, exploration is nothing like it used to be, you can find relics in space, two characters can train at once, and lots of small change...

 
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EVE Online: Odyssey will redesign space exploration

EVE Online is always being patched, tweaked, re-tweaked, and updated, and it's a constantly evolving game. Lately there have been some major changes in the works and it looks like a lot of these changes will become fully manifest in Od...

 
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EVE Online starts second decade 500,000 subs strong

Massive space MMO Eve Online has just passed the 500,000 subscriber mark for the first time. CCP says that they're going into the game's second decade with the "most explosive subscriber growth" in its history. This news comes rig...

 
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EVE Online: Retribution 1.1 roundup

The newest patch for EVE Online is up today, and it brings incremental changes to gameplay, some welcome interface tweaks, better corporation recruitment, and a continuation of the complete overhaul to skill training for shi...

 
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EVE corporation disputes ISK confiscated by developers

An unnamed player was banned recently from EVE Online by CCP's security team for being suspected of running a bot on the marketplace. The practice of market botting involves running a script that can create buy and sell orders ver...

 
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EVE Fanfest has a trailer and tickets for sale

Tickets are now available for CCP's Fanfest, a celebration of all things EVE Online. This year, we can expect a lot of the coverage to be focused on the integration of Dust  514, since it's now an official part of the EVE server. CCP ...

 
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Still flying: Why I play EVE Online

EVE Online is one of those games that people on gaming sites are always talking about, but comparatively few people play it. This crazy sandbox is filled with tales of pirates, thieves, griefing, and war. It has an insanely steep ...

 
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One pilot's mistake leads to massive battle in EVE Online

Every once in a while I have people who don't play EVE Online ask me about something major that happened in the game. This past weekend, I have had a lot people asking me about the Battle of Asakai, in which one pilot's simple mistake led t...

 
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EVE Online update overhauls bounty hunting

EVE Online is one tough cookie to crack. Sure, it's a massively multiplayer online game. It's also one part space-faring strategy game, business simulator, and space-pirate dream fantasy as well. Much of the game is filled with people that ...

 
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Death of EVE player in Libya attack honored by fleet

On Tuesday, an American consulate in Libya was attacked by an extremist mob. During this attack, Sean Smith was killed. In addition to being a foreign service information management officer, he was also one of the pillars of EVE Online...

 
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Inferno brings more war to EVE Online

EVE Online's 17th free expansion, Inferno, was launched yesterday. While EVE is often mentioned in conjunction with spreadsheets, it's still a game where thousands of ships can participate in vast space battles. Inferno is here to scratch ...

 
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New EVE video shows off prettier Amarr ships

As part of the upcoming Inferno expansion for EVE Online, Amarr ships are getting a little bit of love. The old shader models and textures are being redone to make them more visually appealing. Developer CCP wants to eventually e...

 
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EVE players band together to destroy the economy

Some people just want to watch the world burn. Goonswarm, EVE Online's famed alliance of griefers, are known to do things that are simply astounding. Their latest project has been months in the making, and it's lighting up the space around...

 

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