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Gamefront

By CCP Loktofeit

CCP Releases “This is EVE” Trailer as EVE Expansion Approaches

www.gamefront.com

games.on.net

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE unveils 'This is Eve video,' probably the game’s greatest trailer ever

games.on.net

9GAG.tv

By CCP Loktofeit

“This Is EVE” Trailer Features The Most Unexpected Voices And It's Jaw Dropping! 

www.9gag.tv

The Mittani

By CCP Loktofeit

CCP: THIS IS EVE - Uncensored -' Response from the community has been overwhelmingly positive, with players calling it "amazing", "the greatest EVE trailer ever", and even committing to resubscribe.'

www.themittani.com

Rock, Paper, Shotgun

By CCP Loktofeit

Saturday Morning Cartoons: This Is EVE - a blast of action and drama from the world of EVE Online. 

www.rockpapershotgun.com

Massively.com

By CCP Loktofeit

'This is EVE,' and it's pretty slick - a rather scintillating soundtrack that attempts to answer the question "What is EVE."

www.massively.com

PC Gamer

By CCP Loktofeit

CCP unleashes spectacular "This Is EVE" trailer - "I've never had more than a passing urge to try it—until now. Now, I'm gripped by a sudden and powerful compulsion to climb into a spaceship and misbehave."

www.pcgamer.com

USA Today

By CCP Loktofeit

Top Video Gamesof E3 2014 - "[Valkyrie] is a shining example of virtual reality's potential."

www.usatoday.com

Kotaku

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE: True Stories - A Comic That Perfectly Captures The Evil Genius Of EVE Online Players. Kotaku writer, Evan Narcisse, takes a look at the new graphic novel created through the collaborate efforts of Dark Horse, CCP Games, and the real players the tale is based on. 

www.kotaku.com

VG24/7

By CCP Loktofeit

The Bloodbath of B-R5RB stats break down the game’s biggest battle to date - The Bloodbath of B-R5RB was confirmed to have lasted over 21 hours, with 7,500 players taking part, with 2,670 in the system at one time. The fight resulted in 11 Trillion ISK in damages, which is valued at roughly $300,000-$330,000 with 75 of the game’s largest vessels completely obliterated.

www.vg247.com

USA Today

By CCP Loktofeit

Unpaid bill leads to costly video game battle.  "EVE is a universe full of grudges and constantly changing politics. If we were to lose, we'll rebuild. Then, we'll go back and start another war." - James Carl, Pandemic Legion

www.usatoday.com

Huffington Post

By CCP Loktofeit

Who Knew Interstellar War Could Look This Amazing? - In the wee hours of Monday morning, an immense fight erupted over a space station. Lasers fired, vessels were obliterated and thousands upon thousands of dollars were lost. The melee took place in a simulated universe online, and a late rent payment triggered the whole thing. 

www.huffingtonpost.com

US News

By CCP Loktofeit

Coverage of the Battle of B-R5RB - An unpaid bill leads to costly video game battle

www.usnews.com

FOX News

By CCP Loktofeit

Unpaid bill costs gamers more than $300,000 in EVE Online - "In many ways it's a quintessential sci-fi experience, where thousands of people from all around the globe are waging a huge conflict that will have real repercussions on the politics, economy and social structures of a virtual universe," - Ned Coker, CCP

www.foxnews.com

Polygon

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Online wages largest war in its 10 year history - More than 50 Titans, capital class starships, have been destroyed in the 15-hour battle so far. Gianturco estimates that his side has lost 18 to 23 Titans, at the time of writing, and that the other side is down more than 40 Titans so far with "more to come." Notable Titan kills include The Kan's Erebus, which is valued at 222b ISK, or approximately $5,500.

www.polygon.com

The Mittani

By CCP Loktofeit

B-R5RB: The Biggest Battle in All of EVE - "On the one-year anniversary of the Battle of Asakai, New Eden again exploded in spaceship violence. The battle in B-R has already surpassed all records set before, with over 70 titans killed and trillions of ISK in damages. As with most big fights in EVE, it wasn't planned-- but it's been brewing for a while." - Ali Aras

www.themittani.com

Gamebreaker.tv

By CCP Loktofeit

Breaking Live: Massive EVE Online Battle Brings Out All The Big Ships

www.gamebreaker.tv

EVENews24

By CCP Loktofeit

B-5RB Dropped Sov, Massive Fight is Brewing - Live video and Twitter feeds of the battle

www.evenews24.com

Kotaku

By CCP Loktofeit

Gigantic Space Battle Breaks Out in EVE Online, Thanks to Unpaid Bill - "It'll be left to the victors to write history and when they do, we hope they do it with style."

www.kotaku.com

The Escapist

By CCP Loktofeit

Epic EVE Online Battle Erupts Because of Missed Bill - A huge battle between the N3 Coalition and CFC is raging after an N3 Coalition alliance missed a bill payment and left some territory vulnerable.

www.escapistmagazine.com

Kotaku

By CCP Loktofeit

Coverage of the battle of HED-GP - "The two sides will continue to skirmish, but it will be months before we see a capital fight of this scale again."

www.kotaku.com

Wall Street Journal

By CCP Loktofeit

From Corporate Lawyer to Space Tyrant - An interview with player Alex Gianturco. "The Washington, D.C., corporate lawyer left his day job three years ago after building a parallel life as a galactic overlord in the popular space-combat game EVE Online. Today, his online character, The Mittani, is the most powerful among more than 500,000 players in the game's sprawling virtual galaxy."

www.wsj.com

TenTonHammer

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Celebrates the Holidays with Gifts and by Nuking Santa - "Last year EVE Online’s holiday celebration began with the Icelandic Yule Lads striking down Santa Clause, but Kris Kringle returned with a vengeance, responding to the Icelandic Lads’ attack with a well-placed orbital bombardment."

The Mittani

By CCP Loktofeit

CCP Launches EVE Advent Calendar - Featuring the (in)famous Iceland Yule Lads, the descendents of baby-eating trolls, this year's celebration will bring twelve days worth of presents, with the first present being available today, and the last one claimable on December 24th. 
 

www.TheMittani.com

Gamespot

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Online Game and Expansion Review - "Almost every player is an annalist of some sort, contributing anecdotes on forums, reporting from battle lines, issuing propaganda, or mapping political boundaries. It all contributes to one of the most exhaustive and fascinating repositories of lore to be found in gaming, one that's created by developer and player alike."

Rock, Paper, Shotgun

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE's Rubicon Has Been Crossed - "There are new ships for the explorers and industrialists, as well as hi-sec customs offices, promising more money and thrills."

www.rockpapershotgun.com

PC Gamer

By CCP Loktofeit

Eve Rubicon interview: On star gates, space colonisation and Eve Valkyrie - "[Rubicon] continues this idea here of giving the players more and more control over the Eve universe. Our designers aren't the gods of the Eve universe, they're the janitors. We build tools, we clean up messes, we keep the lights on and we allow the players to go be the stars and figure out how they want to do things." - CCP Games' CMO, David Reid

Polygon

By CCP Loktofeit

“Above all else, EVE is a set of virtual businesses that operate within virtual economies using virtual currencies. That's the hook. That's what makes the game exciting.” - Economist Dr. Eyjo

Polygon

TIME

By CCP Loktofeit

Hollywood and Video Games Rekindle Relationship - The director of 2 Guns, Baltasar Kormákur, talks about an upcoming project based on CCP's popular video game, EVE Online.

TIME

Polygon

By CCP Loktofeit

Eve Online was the stage for the biggest space battle in history - over 4,000 players simultaneously battling on the single-server MMO

www.polygon.com

VG24/7

By CCP Loktofeit

The largest battle in EVE Online’s history has drawn over 4,000 warriors to the front lines - "The new conflict has more than 1,000 more participants than the last record-setting confrontation."

www.vg247.com

PCGamesN

By CCP Loktofeit

Eve Online saw its largest battle in history, with more than 4,000 ships sailing into the black - "There were explosions, thousands of dead pilots, and rehashed Lord of the Rings quotes."

www.pcgamesn.com

Boing Boing

By CCP Loktofeit

Epic battle kicking off in Eve Online - Forces are massing right now for what's reported as one the biggest yet... perhaps even more brutal than the legendary Battle of Asakai

boingboing.net

Huffington Post

By CCP Loktofeit

HuffPost Tech - Eve Online '6VDT' Battle: Largest Space War In History Claims 2,900 Ships, Millions Of Lives - And yes, it took place in a video game.

www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

Mashable

By CCP Loktofeit

4,000 Ships Fight in Largest-Ever Video Game Battle - "the fight was never seriously meant to be won — TEST [Alliance] just wanted to go out with a bang."

www.mashable.com

BBC News

By CCP Loktofeit

One of the largest video game space battles ever seen has taken place in the Eve Online game.

www.bbc.co.uk

PCR Online

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Online sees 4,070 ships fight in record-breaking video game battle

www.pcr-online.biz

Eurogamer.net

By CCP Loktofeit

4070 players take part in EVE Online's biggest ever clash - "I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of other alliances," said BoodaBooda, CEO of TEST Alliance corporation Dreddit, told his doomed followers via chat service Jabber. "A day will come again when the courage of Test fails, when we forsake our allies and break all nips and agreements.

Metro

By CCP Loktofeit

A bloodless battle, but not a victimless one - After five hours of combat and the destruction of over 2,900 virtual spaceships EVE Online has played hosted to the biggest ever online skirmish.

metro.co.uk

io9

By CCP Loktofeit

The largest Space battle in history has taken place... in EVE Online - CFC have successfully routed the TEST Alliance stragglers after 5 hours of combat. The final total of destroyed ships was over 2,900 - just over 70% of the participating fleets.

www.io9.com

The Mittani

By CCP Loktofeit

6VDT: The CFC Battle Report - "Today, ladies and gentlemen, we saw the largest engagement in the history of video games." - A personal account of the battle from Vily, leader of one of the CFC battleship fleets involved in the conflict

www.themittani.com

The Verge

By CCP Loktofeit

Largest space battle in history claims 2,900 ships, untold virtual lives - regular updates of the 4+ hour battle from arrival of the first ships to the settling of the dust.

www.theverge.com

Kotaku (AU)

By CCP Loktofeit

Watch What Might Be The Biggest Space Fight In History Go Down - Kotaku sends out the word as the battle takes off, linking to live streamer Drew_QT, bringing viewers into the battle with live commentary.

www.kotaku.com.au

PC Gamer

By CCP Loktofeit

E-VR, CCP's EVE themed demo for the OculusVR headset takes E3 2013 by storm, lands acclaim for Best Game of Show from PC Gamer "...a simple dogfighting game can turn grown men and women into breathless, slackjawed children in one five minute demo."

www.pcgamer.com

Eurogamer.net

By CCP Loktofeit

A postcard from Reykjavik: Inside 2013's Eve FanFest - "Everyone I meet is tolerant of ignorance and happy to share their passion for New Eden ... If scores are to be settled, the Fanfest goer's weapon of choice is beer."

www.eurogamer.net

ZAM

By CCP Loktofeit

Reflections on EVE Fanfest - "players and attendees herald from all walks of life and, interestingly, all demographics. It might be a graphic designer from Boston, a bartender from Nottingham or an accountant from Dusseldorf, but none of it mattered. All of them were brought together by a shared knowledge – and shared stories – of what went on in their game."

www.zam.com

PC Gamer

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Online expansion adds hacking mini-game - "The mega-frontier just got a lot more micro. EVE Online is set to include a new hacking mini-game in its upcoming Odyssey expansion... part of a larger move to expand and deepen the explorer role for pilots in the June 4 addition to the MMO/space-jockey simulator."

www.pcgamer.com

Digital Trends

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Fanfest invites ‘Dust 514′ fans to “enter the vicious cycle” - Check out what's in store for DUST 514 players in Uprising, the major graphical and gameplay updates game May 6th. The visual improvement is dramatic and carries across the board. Dust becomes a straight-up better-looking game with the addition of Uprising.

www.digitaltrends.com

Reviews on the Run

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Online and DUST 514 Updates (video) - Executive Producer Biz Dev VP Jon Lander and Thor Gunnarsson talk about the upcoming expansions, Odyssey for EVE Online and Uprising for DUST 514.

www.reviewsontherun.com

Digital Trends

By CCP Loktofeit

As EVE Online Heads Toward Decade Two, CCP Talks About the Future - "So far decade two is looking bright for the 10 year old franchise. Part of that comes from the growing scale of the game(s), but equally important is how CCP’s leadership understands the fundamentals of what brings people to EVE."

www.digitaltrends.com

ZAM

By CCP Loktofeit

EVE Online and DUST 514: The Second Decade - "It’s too easy to forget just how audacious CCP is as a company and just how successful it has been in pushing the envelope."

www.zam.com

 

Polygon

By CCP Alice

New MOMA exhibit embraces the art of video games as it explores their design - The game developer put out a call for help when they were asked to make a video, and ended up receiving 16 hours of raw footage of fleet battles, space flight, mission runs, trade routes; the beautiful and the ugly of the persistent, online world.

www.polygon.com

IGN.com

By CCP Alice

EVE Online Passes Half a Million Subscribers - EVE is the only MMO to have grown year-on-year since its launch, but that's not the only reason this game is unique. EVE is famous for its political dramas, huge-scale battles between warring factions and real-world crossover consequences.

www.ign.com

Polygon

By CCP Alice

As Eve Online surpasses 500K subscribers, CCP prepares the MMO for its second decade.

www.polygon.com

VGRevolution

By CCP Alice

EVE Online Reaches 500K Subscribers, Promises Epic Battle at PAX East.

www.vgrevolution.com

Eurogamer.net

By CCP Alice

Eve Online: 500k subscribers and what CCP learnt along the way.

www.eurogamer.com

StrategyInformer

By CCP Alice

EVE Online's "ten consecutive years of subscriber growth" hits 500k milestone.

www.strategyinformer.com

Computer and Videogames

By CCP Alice

Eve Online tops 500k subscribers - Sci-fi MMO reaches new user milestone ten years after launch "In the coming years we foresee the gameplay connections between PC and PS3 becoming ever-increasing. For us this is a very long-term vision."

www.computerandvideogames.com

Reuters

By CCP Loktofeit

Icelanders question their lauded economic recovery. "Iceland's biggest IT company CCP is what the island needs to leave its economic crisis behind."

www.reuters.com

WhatCulture!

By CCP Alice

Why EVE Online Isn’t The Spreadsheet Simulator You Might Think It Is - "...all it takes is one bad click of the mouse to trigger one of the biggest online battles in gaming’s history."

whatculture.com

Massively

By CCP Alice

EVE Online steels players for summer changes.

massively.joystiq.com

GameZone

By CCP Alice

"Cult classic EVE Online" still going strong and having a Fanfest in April.

www.gamezone.com

MSN Now

By CCP Alice

Video goes viral as 2,800 players light up EVE Online in epic space battle.

now.msn.com

Reddit

By CCP Alice

Massive 2,800+ player battle in EVE Online took place today. Descriptions, images and links regarding the Asakai super fight this past weekend.

www.reddit.com

Gamona (DE)

By CCP Alice

MMO Week - "[EVE Online] not only completely recovered from its troubles in 2011, it grew substantially in 2012. EVE Online, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, is the only subscription based game that managed to gain more than 50.000 new players in 2012. With more than 450.000 active users, it counts among the most successful of a kind believed dead five years ago.

Polygon

By CCP Alice

Connecting Dust 514 and EVE Online is 'absolutely the vision' for CCP Games

www.polygon.com

Gamasutra

By CCP Alice

Dust, EVE and CCP's new sandbox - EVE Online is a machine that allows players to create stories, and all its systems support that end. "It starts with the social structure -- corporations are the same in both games, so that PC and console can share the same shard from a design perspective, too."

www.gamasutra.com

Massively

By CCP Alice

Impressions of the New Eden Open - "The annual Alliance Tournament has always been the one opportunity I get per year to show my friends EVE and not get rolled eyes in reply. People who don't even play EVE tune in to watch spaceships explode, and I'll bet some of them go on to subscribe to the game."

massively.joystiq.com

MoMA.org

By CCP Alice

EVE Online included in Museum of Modern Art exhibit - "Are video games art? They sure are, but they are also design, and a design approach is what we chose for this new foray into this universe. The games are selected as outstanding examples of interaction design—a field that MoMA has already explored and collected extensively, and one of the most important and oft-discussed expressions of contemporary design creativity."

www.moma.org

WIRED

By CCP Alice

MoMA to Exhibit Videogames, From Pong to Minecraft - "Massively multiplayer games such as EVE will be brought to life through guided tours, built in conjunction with players and designers."

www.wired.com

VG247.com

By CCP Alice

EVE Online producer: "I don't ever want EVE to be nice and fluffy"

www.vg247.com

Eurogamer.net

By CCP Alice

As EVE Online Retribution expansion launches, CCP reveals master plan to make its famously impenetrable MMO accessible - "What we're going for is an easy to learn hard to master view towards what EVE is," he said. "We don't want EVE to become a super casual, very shallow not very complex game, but it shouldn't be impossible to learn how to get into the depths of what EVE is." - Exec Producer, Jon Lander.

www.eurogamer.net

Gamespy

By CCP Alice

EVE Online: Retribution Launches - Bounties, new crime system, and big combat tweaks hit the galaxy.

pc.gamespy.com

Massively.com

By CCP Alice

Everything there is to know about EVE Online's Retribution expansion - a full round up of feature articles from Massively's Retribution coverage.

massively.joystiq.com

Forbes

By CCP Alice

In An Age of Free-to-Play, EVE Online Sets Records - "But there's one game that's perplexing analysts as it not only is surviving using a paid subscription model, but thriving. That would be CCP Games' EVE Online, the space combat simulator which recently announced that it's broken 450,000 subscriptions for the first time in the games ten year history."

www.forbes.com

PC GamesN

By CCP Alice

EVE Online now has 450,000 subscribers; Chinese relaunch a success

www.pcgamesn.com

VG247.com

By CCP Alice

DUST 514 and EVE Online's worlds to be connected slowly - CMO David Reid on groundbreaking interconnection of two game economies, "We have to make sure we tune those dials carefully before the currency starts swimming between both games."

www.vg247.com

CNN

By Svarthol

Virtual reality - Avatar inspires gamer to hit the gym. [Marcus] Dickinson now eats 3,000 calories a day -- mostly lean protein and vegetables -- to sustain his body-building lifestyle. "Five years ago if I was eating 3,000 calories a day, it was because I had bags of Doritos in front of me," he says with a laugh.

http://www.cnn.com/

Gameranx

By Svarthol

EVE Online Player Loses Ship and Cargo Valued over $6,400 USD in the largest loss of any EVE Online player to date

http://www.gameranx.com/

Massively

By Svarthol

Write fiction for EVE Online, win fabulous prizes - An officially endorsed writing contest has just been announced, judged by representatives of CCP Games. And the prizes are nothing to sneeze at, including a new graphics card, a year's worth of PLEX, and over 20 billion ISK.

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Greenman Gaming

By Svarthol

CCP announces team-based tournament for EVE Online with a $10,000 prize pool. First ever cash prize for an EVE event.

http://www.pcgamesn.com/

Gamasutra

By Svarthol

Senior game designer Matt Woodward shares CCP Online's three design pillars for sandbox MMOs "Social is not just about friends. Social is everything to do with other people, every time it matters that a character is a person, not an NPC. We want to hit this as much as possible, we want our game to be about this."

http://www.gamasutra.com/

PlayStation.com

By Svarthol

DUST 514 Gets New Player Corporation Features, Integrates with EVE Online - The integration will "allow players from both EVE Online and DUST 514 to join the same Corporations. People will be able to be part of these Corporations regardless of which gaming platform they happen to be playing on – EVE Online on PC/Mac or DUST 514 on PS3 – and whoever created the corporation will become its CEO." - CCP Omen

http://blog.us.playstation.com/

CBS News

By Svarthol

Online gamers help raise over $100k for IT officer slain in Benghazi attack. "More than $100,000 was raised in two days by the fundraiser on YouCaring.com, organized and passed along by friends on EVE Online, a multiplayer role-playing game, and the Something Awful web forums. With 66 days left to go, it has far surpassed its initial goal of $50,000."

http://www.cbsnews.com/

The Washington Post

By Svarthol

In a look at the economics of video games, Brad Plumer reaches out to the economists of CCP and Valve, discovering how real these virtual markets truly are. "In some ways, the economy of Eve Online is a libertarian experiment on a grand scale. There are few overarching rules. Labor markets quickly bounce back from recession because there’s no minimum wage.

Massively.com

By Svarthol

DUST 514 and EVE Online 'initial integration' now playing on Singularity test server. "today's announcement marks an exciting first step in the firm's long-range plan to merge its long-running sci-fi MMORPG with its new PlayStation 3 shooter."

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Tech Crunch

By Svarthol

EVE Online Maker CCP Games Raises $20 Million. "[The funding] allows us is to do some of the things you need to do for IPO preparedness" - CMO David Reid

http://techcrunch.com/

Playstation.com

By Svarthol

Dust 514 Neocom App uses PS Vita to offer “MMO on the Go” - "It brings all the customisation, community and commerce features onto the Vita, " explains DUST 514 Director Cameron Payne, "You can interact with battles, purchase items on the market, play around with your dropsuit or vehicle and then save it so you can use it on PS3."

http://blog.us.playstation.com/

Machinima

By Svarthol

(video) Machinima's Mr. Sark interviews CMO David Reid at Gamescom 2012 on EVE, DUST and the ties between.

http://www.youtube.com/

Joystiq.com

By Svarthol

'EVE Evolved' takes a look at the player interactions that give sandbox-style MMOs their depth and engaging lasting-appeal in their recent installment entitled 'Sandboxes Make the Best Stories'

http://massively.joystiq.com/

PC Gamer

By Svarthol

Tyler Wilde goes deep into hostile territory to report on the massive war breaking out in Delve. Read his findings, complete with screenshots and combat video/chat recorded in real-time during the battle.

http://www.pcgamer.com/

Massively

By Svarthol

EVE Online's inbound Inferno 1.2 patch comes a completely overhauled tutorial experience for the game. Massively shares a quick breakdown of some of the key enhancements it includes.

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Gamasutra

By Svarthol

The secret to EVE Online's successIt's all bottom-up - "Listening to the player base that forms that social engine, and to the designers who are familiar with the different nooks and the crannies of the world itself, is more important than driving direction from the top." - Senior Producer, Jon Lander

http://www.gamasutra.com/

VG 24/7

By Svarthol

CCP working towards 30 year lifespan for EVE Online - “We believe in making virtual worlds, and they don’t have a shelf life. We want this game to be around in 10, 20, 30 years” - Senior Producer, Jon Lander

http://www.vg247.com/

Massively

By Svarthol

EVE EvolvedEVE Online's top selling points - Brendan Drain takes a look at some of EVE Online's features currently unmatched by any other MMO.

http://massively.joystiq.com/

IGN.com

By Svarthol

EVE Online Special Edition - Inferno Teaser Trailer Released

http://www.ign.com/

PC Gamer

By Svarthol

Eve Online's "gratuitous, missile-tastic" Inferno update is out today.

http://www.pcgamer.com/

Ten Ton Hammer

By Svarthol

Interview with Jon Lander "We have a ton of new modules to introduce... Already, just looking on our public test server, we've started seeing some crazy fits. People in a ship that I would normally be able to spot from a mile off and predict the exact counter to have been able to give me a bit of a bloody nose."

http://www.tentonhammer.com/

Violent Gamer Reviews

By Svarthol

EVE Online Inferno Expansion - "Inferno improves on so many aspects of the game that it's impressive."

http://www.violentgamerreviews.com/

Game Politics

By Svarthol

CCP Analyzes Aftermath of EVE Player Event 'Burn Jita' - According to data gathered by CCP Games, the total damage inflicted over the three day event was 45,117,952 hit points doled out in 249,021 hits. - "The trading center of the EVE Online universe really was on fire."

http://www.gamepolitics.com/

Venture Beat

By Svarthol

Developer stepping aside, excited for massive 14,000-ship Eve Online raid

http://venturebeat.com/

Fast Company

By Svarthol

Video Game Maker CCP Links PC and Console Gamers - "CCP wants to move past the days of gamer segregation. This summer, CCP will release Dust 514, an expansion of Eve created for PlayStation 3 users. When that happens, it will mark the first time users of two different platforms can play cooperatively.

http://www.fastcompany.com/

PC Gamer

By Svarthol

Coverage of player-driven Burn Jita assault. "Before time dilation, this would not be possible. Before TiDi, as it’s called, these fights would’ve been black screens, where you can’t do anything and you look back an hour later to find that you’re dead. Now, everything works. TiDi is truly amazing and has changed EVE." - Goonswarm Fleet Commander in response to how EVE Online is handling the massive battles going on

http://www.pcgamer.com/

Poetic Discourse

By Svarthol

Scenes from a Buring Jita - screenshots of the first night of the assault on EVE Online's major trade hub.

http://tagn.wordpress.com/

Eurogamer

By Svarthol

Players' attempt to destroy EVE Online economy is f***ing brilliant "We've got some seriously grown up server kit. Where we know there's going to be some really big, epic stuff happening, we can put it on this kit. We've said, okay, stick Jita on the big, scary server, and put all the surrounding systems on these other servers." - Jon Lander, Senior Producer

http://www.eurogamer.net/

GeekoSystem.com

By Svarthol

Players’ Attempt to Destroy EVE Online Economy Gets Thumbs-Up From Developers

http://www.geekosystem.com/

IceNews

By Svarthol

Leading game Developer CCP Games one of the newest clients of Iceland Data Center Verne Global

http://www.icenews.is/

PC Gamer

By Svarthol

EVE Online's Mad Time Dilation Tech Beats Lag - "The time dilation feature added to Eve Online last month is a good example of CCP’s weird genius."

http://www.pcgamer.com/

MMOAttack

By Svarthol

Dust 514 – What you’ve missed from EVE Fanfest - "Going by their record with EVE Online, DUST will be a game that is constantly in development. An FPS that’s forever getting better? Yes, please!"

http://mmoattack.com/

Freebooted

By Svarthol

Exploring EVE OnlineFanfest and The Nation of EVE - "Unreservedly, I can state that everything I witnessed in Iceland underlines the courageous and pioneering attitude of one of the world’s most innovative video game developers. There is no desire to roll out products that are facsimiles of their competitors; CCP have a unique philosophy in their approach to game design and an equally unique relationship with the community that grows around it."

http://www.guildlaunch.com/

Roc Wieler

By Svarthol

EVE Fanfest 2012 Trip Journal - "Met a LOT of fans today, more than I thought I had. Was good fun. EVE Keynote was great. Lots of good work coming our way."

http://rocwieler.com/

Scaurus.com

By Svarthol

Notes on the Fanfest Crimewatch panel

http://scaurus.com/

Startup Iceland

By Svarthol

EVE Fanfest 2012 - "I was mesmerized, and it took me back a long time when I was fascinated by video games and how I spent endless hours playing games although I did not have access to the latest or the greatest, I got hooked."

http://www.startupiceland.com/

PC World

By Svarthol

Inside EVE Online’s Fanfest 2012 - "During the EVE Keynote on Friday, CCP aired a trailer showing off improved animations for the game’s missle turrets. The audience went wild, but one fan demanded more. He turned to the crowd and yelled “COME ON! That’s awesome! AGAIN! AGAIN!” Soon enough the entire crowd stood, and joined him.

Escapist Magazine

By Svarthol

The Future of EVE Online "If you've ever been interested in EVE Online or if you were a prior player, now is actually a pretty interesting time to give the cutthroat space-trading MMO a chance."

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/

Gamasutra

By Svarthol

Letting Players GovernWhat Could Go Wrong? - A look at the Council of Stellar Management

http://www.gamasutra.com/

VideoGamer.com

By Svarthol

EVE Online to get string of updates before Inferno launch - "expect to see improvements implemented throughout February, March and April"

http://www.videogamer.com/

The MMOnitor

By Svarthol

CCP's CEO and CMO talk about Eve Online, Dust 514, MMORPG saturation, CCP as a cloud-gaming platform, World of Darkness, and EVE's future potential as a gestalt societal consciousness.

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/

EVE Evolved

By Svarthol

Setting the Universe on Fire - The Inferno expansion aims to re-invigorate PvP with some long overdue gameplay changes.

http://massively.joystiq.com/

VG 24/7

By Svarthol

CCP - DUST 514 will be more intuitive than EVE Online.

http://www.vg247.com/

GamePlanet

By Svarthol

EVE Online and DUST 514 developer CCP announces restructuring but assures there’s still a full development team working on vampire MMO World of Darkness.

http://www.gameplanet.co.nz/

TechCrunch

By Svarthol

EVE Online Saw $66M In Revenue Last Year, Mulls IPO

http://techcrunch.com/

Reuters

By Svarthol

Long-term Price Visibility Helps CCP Games Select Verne Global's Icelandic Campus for Corporate Hosting

http://www.reuters.com/

MMORPG.com

By Svarthol

World of Darkness InterviewsCCP’s Plans to Dominate 2012 - "The team is committed to bringing the same quality that EVE has into the ground war of DUST."

http://www.mmorpg.com/

Ten Ton Hammer

By Svarthol

World of Darkness and DUST 514 Updates - A Q&A with CCP's Newest Exec - "We want to bring this experience to people who may not know EVE Online or CCP to the 60 million or so people connected on the PlayStation Network"

http://www.tentonhammer.com/

N4G.com

By Svarthol

New video guide for beginners to EVE Online

http://n4g.com/

MMORPG.com

By Svarthol

The War in the North is still raging strong in EVE Online

http://www.mmorpg.com/

VentureBeat

By Svarthol

CCP Games hires David Reid as chief marketing officer as Dust 514 nears launch

http://venturebeat.com/

Yahoo Finance

By Svarthol

CCP Games Names Gaming Industry Veteran David Reid as New Chief Marketing Officer

http://finance.yahoo.com/

MMORPG.com

By Svarthol

EVE Online - Player's Choice 2011 Game of the Year

http://www.mmorpg.com/

Press2Reset

By Svarthol

:Crucible expansion arrives on EVE Online - MMO introduces new ships, new visuals and a host of improvements

http://press2reset.com/

MMOCrunch

By Svarthol

The Merits of Sandbox vs Themepark MMOs "The conflicts between warring corporations make up a huge part of EVE Online’s gameplay and it is fully created by the players themselves. Building factories and locking down a system or planning and executing a large fleet attack on an enemy are all events that occur without any direction from the developers of the game."

http://www.mmocrunch.com/

Newswire

By Svarthol

Gaga' Workshop - Q4 partnered with gaming giant, CCP, to create a digital avatar of Rick Genest (aka Zombie Boy) for placement within the realm of CCP's most popular game, EVE Online, helping launch EVE Online's avatar program featuring virtual garments designed by Formichetti.

http://www.prnewswire.com/

VG 24/7

By Svarthol

EVE Online urgent support request turnaround usually 15 minutes

http://www.vg247.com/

PC Gamer

By Svarthol

EVE OnlineCrucible arrives November 29. Going “back to basics” as promised

http://www.pcgamer.com/

VG 24/7

By Svarthol

Wednesday ShortsLOTRO, PS Home, EVE, Sideway New York, Panzer Corps

http://www.vg247.com/

Joystiq

By Svarthol

Starbase-related tweaks - "CCP is making a habit of saying all the right things lately."

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Massively

By Svarthol

EVE Online introducing new nebulae - "The final frontier is about to get a whole lot prettier"

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Massively.com

By Svarthol

Latest EVE dev video talks ship balance and features coming this winter

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Kotaku

By Svarthol

A closer look at the EVE/DUST 514 link with CCP server architect Lin Luo.

http://kotaku.com/

Ericsson Multimedia

By Svarthol

CCP's Elisabet Gretarsdottir discusses emerging opportunities enabled by technology in Networked Society 'On the Brink' (video)

http://www.youtube.com/

Massively.com

By Svarthol

EVE Evolved - The New Player Experience. Interviews with and a study of a new player embarking on their first journey into EVE Online.

http://massively.joystiq.com/

Dazed Digital

By Svarthol

An exclusive Behind-the-Scenes doc from the making of Formichetti's collaboration with CCP on the digital Zombie Boy concept

http://www.dazeddigital.com/

Kotaku.com

By Svarthol

A look at the game-related artwork of Michel Koch

http://kotaku.com/

Games On Net

By Svarthol

EVE Online working in holy matrimony with the PS3-bound console shooter, Dust 514

http://games.on.net/

Famitsu(JPN)

By Svarthol

Coverage of the upcoming Japanese version of the EVE client.

http://www.famitsu.com/

MMORPG.com

By Svarthol

Top 10 MMOs of 2012 Revisited. "[EVE] is essentially the closest any MMO has come to actually offering a true virtual world for its players."

http://www.mmorpg.com/

The Paranoid Gamer

By Svarthol

Player memory museum heralded as "something new and unique for EVE fans and the gaming community at large."

http://theparanoidgamer.com/

PC World

By Svarthol

CCP was proudly featured at the Sony press conference for their upcoming DUST 514, a PlayStation-exclusive massively multiplayer first-person shooter that will interact with EVE Online players.

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/

Playstation Universe

By Svarthol

Upcoming PlayStation 3 shooter DUST 514 aims to blend the line between massively multiplayer online games and first-person shooters.

http://www.psu.com/

GameSpot

By Svarthol

E3 2011 - DUST 514 SONY Press Conference Impressions Review

http://e3.gamespot.com/

Wall Street Journal

By Svarthol

CCP Games announced a new cross-platform game at E3 entitled “Dust 514” allowing Sony PlayStation 3 and PS Vita handheld gamers to play in the EVE Online universe

http://blogs.wsj.com/

Shack News

By Svarthol

Introducing Vanity Items - EVE Online players will soon be able to step out of their spaceships and onto stations with the 'Incarna' update. In the wake of that, developer CCP Games has announced plans to sell cosmetic vanity items for real money in the pew-pew spaceships MMO.

http://www.shacknews.com/

Inside Mac Games

By Svarthol

a look at CCP's plans to add a virtual store to EVE Online, offering vanity items for fans interested in customizing the look of their avatars and spacecraft.

http://www.insidemacgames.com/

Gamasutra

By Svarthol

GDC Community Manager Summit to feature "Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Online Communities I Learned from Jurassic Park," a humorous presentation on community management by CCP senior director of PR and communication Valerie Massey.

http://www.gamasutra.com/

Massively

By Svarthol

The SoapboxA case for player-generated content (or why MMO story is complete and utter bollocks)

http://massively.joystiq.com/

The Mac Gamer

By Svarthol

The Future of EVE Online presents the latest developments to come from the 2011 EVE Fanfest held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

http://themacgamer.com/

Kotaku

By Svarthol

'These Video Game Nebulae Could Rival Reality' - a look at videos recently shown at Fanfest 2011

http://kotaku.com/

ZAM Network

By Svarthol

CSM6 Letter Emphasizes Communication

http://www.zam.com/

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