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CCP CEO talks expansion, warns of big companies becoming 'very dumb, very quickly'

After devoting the last decade to tweaking and maintaining its spacefaring MMO, EVE Online, CCP Games is ready for a multi-product future, CEO Hilmar Petursson explained in an interview with GamesIndustry International. "That sort of self-division, structuring the company around multiple product...

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CCP gives EVE Online players 50K skill points after DDoS attack

The EVE Online and Dust 514 servers are back online after CCP Games took them down this weekend, following a DDoS attack. CCP says this was the "longest downtime in quite a while," and it's giving EVE players 50,000 unallocated skill points to make up for it. All accounts except for trials recei...

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EVE Online and Dust 514 servers under DDoS attack, offline [Update]

Update [06/03, 6:30am]: It appears EVE Online and its API have started to go back online. Dust 514 appears to still be offline. Original Story: CCP Games pulled the servers for EVE Online and Dust 514 offline following a DDoS attack this weekend, the EVE Online Facebook page reads. CCP is invest...

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Dust 514 launching May 14

Dust 514, CCP's console companion to EVE Online, will cease its open beta operations and begin life as an officially released PlayStation 3 game on Wednesday, May 14, according to the game's official Twitter account. Get it? May 14? A date that could be written as 5/14 if one were so inclined? See,...

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Dust 514 dev diary and screens dig into closed beta's vehicular warfare

This dev diary and gallery of screenshots focuses on the vehicles roaming around the closed beta of Dust 514, EVE Online's interconnected sibling shooter on PS3 and Vita. Also, make sure you watch the video's intro closely. ...

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Connecting worlds with Dust 514 and CCP chief marketing officer David Reid

There is no road map for taking a first-person shooter and injecting it into an existing MMO universe, so developer CCP Games is attempting to draw one. Combining the worlds of the (extraordinarily intimidating) cult hit EVE Online and its upcoming, self-published free-to-play console shooter Dust ...

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Dust 514 beta codes available right here [We're all out!]

Update: Hopefully you snagged one our keys, because we're all out of them now! Dust 514 isn't in open beta just yet – that happens early next year – but it's open to you. Joystiq readers can jump into the closed beta on PS3 right now, simply by clicking the link below and getting a code...

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Dust 514 open beta in early 2013; earn 'Double SP' in closed beta until Nov. 8

During an online multiplayer session pitting CCP against media, the developer's Chief Marketing Officer David Reid noted that the Dust 514 closed beta will continue throughout 2012. "We'll be in closed beta for the rest of the year," Reid reiteratted to Joystiq following sessions of the free-to-pla...

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Dust 514 beta preview: War-torn and complex

Part of the excitement lobbed at Dust 514 is its connectivity with the complex, massively-multiplayer beast known as EVE Online. Linked physically by servers in the real world and otherwise by a thin story thread, Dust 514 has escaped close examination as we fawn over its ambitious moving parts. De...

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Dust 514 beta available now to PS Plus members in North America, tomorrow in Europe

CCP's closed beta for its free-to-play shooter, Dust 514, is accessible to PlayStation Plus members right now in North America, with Europe joining the fight on Wednesday. PlayStation Plus members also receive a 50 percent discount on the "Mercenary Pack," dropping the price to $10. The pack includ...

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