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New Eden Open with comeptitions and the finals this weekend!

By CCP Phantom

The New Eden Open tournament continues this weekend, December 1st and 2nd, with the final rounds to determine the winners of $10,000 cash prizes! We invite everyone to watch the exciting matches of the New Eden Open finals on our own3d stream, live from 18:00 UTC.

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EVE Online chosen to be part of the Museum of Modern Art collection

By CCP Phantom

The New York Museum of Modern Art has acquired EVE Online as part of its permanent collection, as an exemplary piece of interaction design, along with 13 other games, including Pac-Man, Tetris, and SimCity 2000. We gladly invite you to read this MoMa article to discover why EVE Online was chosen out of many possible candidates. We are proud, honored and humbled by this decision and want to extend our thanks to the EVE Community for creating such an incredible universe full of deep interaction w...

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Mass Test on Thursday, November 29

By CCP Eterne

Our next public mass test will happen on our test server Buckingham on Thursday, November 29, at 17:00 UTC (= EVE-time). We are testing the client and server performance of our next expansion EVE Online: Retribution. Included will be tests for overall performance, new explosions, new ship models, new brackets, new damage notifications, and Crimewatch. Testing should last around 30-45 minutes.

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Raptr Q&A with CCP Ingo

By CCP Eterne

CCP Ingo, EVE Online's Global Brand Director, will be holding a marathon question and answer session with Raptr on November 27-28 between 18:00 and 02:00 GMT. Many fantastic prizes, including ship models and Art of EVE books, will be given away to those with the best questions! Check out full details at: Raptr Q&A: EVE Online.

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New Eden Open - predict a winner and win yourself!

By CCP Phantom

The New Eden Open $10,000 cash tournament continues today, November 24, at 18:00 UTC live here and you can win yourself great prizes sponsored by Razer in our New Eden Open competitions! Predict the winner of todays Match #26 (Guiding Hand Social Club vs The Exiled Gaming) or Match #32 (Africa's Finest vs XXXMity) and you might win an Anansi Gaming Keyboard and a Razer Naga Gaming Mouse! Further information about the competitions is availble here and here.

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New Eden Open continues this weekend, November 24th-25th

By CCP Phantom

The EVE Online $10,000 New Eden Open continues on Saturday, November 24 at 18:00 UTC and Sunday, November 25. Join us on CCP's own3D.tv stream and watch the remaining 24 teams fighting tooth and nail to reach the final 6 positions - full 18 teams will be eliminated this weekend! You can find the tournament schedule here. Check also the various competitions around the New Eden Open on our forum here! The EVE Tournament Team

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Extended downtime on Thursday, November 22nd

By CCP Eterne

The regularly scheduled downtime for November 22 will be extended by half an hour from 11:00 to 12:00 UTC while we perform server upgrades. We thank you for your patience during this brief downtime. Update - 12:31 - 22/11/12 The startup of Tranquility was delayed and downtime was extended until 12:30 UTC.

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Mass test on Thursday, November 22

By CCP Phantom

Our next public mass test will happen on our test server Buckingham on Thursday, November 22, at 19:00 UTC (= EVE-time). We are testing the client and server performance of our next expansion EVE Online: Retribution. Included will be tests for Crimewatch, ship explosions, brackets and damage notifications, and for the new bounty system. Testing should last around 60 minutes.

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The New Eden Open continues with competitions

By CCP Phantom

The second day of the New Eden Open $10,000 cash tournament continues this Sunday, November 18 at 18:00 UTC. This day will see vigourous battles as from now on teams will be eliminated from the tournament. Our studio crew with CCP Soundwave as host will analyse the battles live and give you further insight. Addtionally we continue with our New Eden Open competitions, this time with "Beyond the Edge of Glory".

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Predict the winner of the New Eden Open!

By CCP Phantom

Predict the winner of the New Eden Open, a $10,000 cash tournament with 27 teams, and win yourself exciting prizes sponsored by Razer! More information about the "Predict the winner" contest is available here.

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New Eden Open begins Saturday, November 17

By CCP Navigator

The EVE Online $10,000 New Eden Open begins on Saturday, November 17 at 18:00 UTC. Join us on our own3D.tv stream and watch as 27 teams battle it out for a cool $6,000 first prize. Clicking the ‘Follow’ button on the stream page will alert you when it goes live so you need not miss a moment of action. Look forward to seeing you all there! The EVE Tournament Team

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Retribution Testing: Developers vs Players Cruiser Brawl!

By CCP Eterne

Players, have you ever wanted to blow up your favorite (and least favorite) developers? Today, November 15th, is your chance! At 16:00 GMT we will be running a special Buckingham Showdown: Developers vs Players Cruiser Brawl in order to do a mass test of the cruiser rebalancing for Retribution.

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SOMER Blink to fund all New Eden Open Entrants

By CCP Phantom

by ISD Tedra Kerrigan Several days ago, Interstellar Correspondents received the notice below directly from Somerset Mahm with the stipulation that we hold the announcement. Now that the announcement has been made public, we present to you the message: "SOMER Blink, the popular Eve gambling site, will be sponsoring all thirty-two Open Tournament entrants as they attempt to claw their way to victory.

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SOMER Blink awards 270 BIllion ISK to tournament teams

By CCP Navigator

Somerset Mahm stunned the teams participating in the New Eden Open when he sent 10 Billion ISK to each team captain, '... earmarked for the purpose of purchasing ships, modules, implants and supplies for the upcoming tournament. This act of generosity will allow teams to sport set-ups and ships worthy of a $10,000 tournament. You can join in the discussion by visiting this thread on the EVE forums.

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Conversation spam - a ruling by EVE Customer Support

By CCP Navigator

This is to notify all players that using conversation spam to intentionally create lag for others is considered an exploit and users found involved in such activity will be dealt with accordingly. This type of thing will be dealt with on case by case basis and punishment may include warnings and eventually even permanent bans.

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Mass test on Tuesday, November 13th

By CCP Gargant

Our next public mass test will happen on our test server Buckingham on Tuesday at 20:00 UTC (= EVE-time). We are testing the client and server performance of the next expansion Retribution. Included will be tests for new explosions, new brackets and damage notifications, Crimewatch, and for the EVE-DUST link. Testing should last around 60-90 minutes.

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Unscheduled Downtime - November 4th

By CCP Falcon

UPDATE - 04/11/12 at 04:10 UTC - Tranquility is back online and accepting connections! We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this unexpected downtime may have caused and hope that the rest of your weekend in EVE Online will be enjoyable. Shortly before midnight on November 3rd, a hardware malfunction occurred in one of our data storage units.

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