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Announcing EVE Online: Retribution

By CCP Navigator

During the Veto player meet in London today, CCP Unifex announced the upcoming 18th expansion for EVE Online: Retribution. This release, due on December 4, 2012, will bring players a new bounty system, balancing across multiple ship classes and four new destroyers, updates to Crimewatch and much more. Check out the new Retribution page for more details.

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Avatar resculpting for PLEX

By CCP Navigator

We have introduced a new service which allows players to recreate their characters appearance for a single PLEX. You can visit the PLEX page in Account Management for more information on Avatar Resculpting and other PLEX related services. Character customization, which allows you change your hairstyle, clothing, tatoos etc.

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Angel Cartel conduct planetary attack in Oddelulf, hundreds dead

By CCP Gnauton

MOLDEN HEATH – Just over an hour ago, a fleet of ships belonging to the Angel Cartel conducted a multi-pronged attack and invasion on the settlement of Tialdshad on the planet Oddelulf III. The exact death toll is unknown at this time but confirmed to be in the hundreds, with just over a thousand people injured in the attack. The Cartel force, numbering over 60 starships and several landing parties, focused their attention on a cluster of Genesis Vaults, giant biodomes containing a wide variety...

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Mass test on Thursday, September 27

By CCP Gargant

Our next public mass test will happen on our test server Buckingham this Thursday, September 27th, at 20:00 UTC (= EVE-time). We are testing the new district system for DUST and having a look at the related new UI, planet effects and the graphical effects for the orbital strike. Testing a bug with bigger fleets is also on the schedule. Testing should last around 60 minutes.

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EON Magazine brings big bundle savings to EVE fans

By CCP Navigator

This weekend our friends at EON are running a special offer for fans looking to get their hands on the EON Bundle Pack. Containing all 28 issues of the official EVE Online magazine (covering more than seven years of New Eden history, no less), the back issue mega-pack is a massive 50%-off the usual cover price.

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EVE Players to run a fleet in tribute of Vile Rat

By CCP Navigator

On Saturday, September 15 at 19:00 UTC (EVE time) there will be a major fleet operation on Tranquility named "Vile Rat Diplomatic Disaster Op". Players from all over EVE will be forming up in some of the most expensive ships and roaming to destroy everything that is not in fleet, probably killing some blues as well.

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Weekend PLEX and Power of 2

By CCP Phantom

Attention PLEX traders, NEX shoppers and altaholics! Weekend PLEX deals and the Power of 2 are currently live, with great ways to save on PLEX purchases and secondary accounts. Weekend PLEX Deals Single PLEX and the PLEX 8-pack have gone on sale, giving new PLEX traders a lower priced entry into the market and seasoned traders a nice sized stack for a fraction of the normal price.

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Meet the Devs for real!

By CCP Phantom

The upcoming weeks CCP and the EVE community will celebrate EVE Online with a firework of exhibitions, game shows and player gatherings all over the world. Here is your chance to meet the developers of EVE Online and DUST 514 live at an event near you! Without further delay we will begin these multi-day player gatherings and official exhibitions this weekend and continue through the whole month and into October: September 14-16 EVE DUST Summerfest in Loutraki, Greece Player organized event Sept...

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Extended downtime on Thursday, September 13

By CCP Phantom

On Thursday, September 13, the downtime on Tranquility will be extended to a total duration of 90 minutes. During the extended downtime we will perform several startup tests. This downtime is expected to begin at 11:00 UTC and finish by 12:30 UTC. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this.

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Cancelled mass test on Thursday, September 13

By CCP Phantom

The previously announced masst test on Thursday, September 13, has been cancelled as some features were not ready to be tested without giving too many false positives and thus devaluating the whole mass test and the effort of both our players and developers. We will announce the follow up date and time of the next mass test as soon as possible.

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Mass test on Thursday, September 13

By CCP Phantom

This Thursday, September 13, we will have a mass test on our test server Buckingham. We are forming up at 16:00 UTC (= EVE time) and the actual testing will begin at 16:30. This mass test will be the first public event around the interaction of EVE and DUST 514 and we are planning to test planet districts, planet effects, orbital strikes and chat channels.

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New video: Back to school

By CCP Guard

Development of EVE and Dust is in full swing again following summer vacations, and in a new video dev blog Jon Lander (CCP Unifex) , Senior Producer of EVE Online, talks about the coming winter. The video can be found here and a feedback thread is available here.

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