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In the EVE VR cockpit: CCP's space dogfighting demo for Oculus Rift

As I strapped into my faux-fighter, thanks to CCP's EVE VR Oculus Rift demo, nothing could've prepared me for the large-scale space battle to come. Controlling my ship was surprisingly easy with the Xbox 360 controller. The shoulder buttons handle yaw, but the left analog stick was effective...

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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...

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PSN Tuesday: Metro: Last Light, Dust 514, Jacob Jones

It's quite the week for content on Sony platforms, with several major releases making their debut on the PlayStation Network today. Metro: Last Light, the 4A Games' sequel salvaged by Deep Silver, launches today. If you haven't had a chance to read our review yet, be sure to give that a gander. ...

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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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CCP shows off Oculus Rift space combat concept

Icelandic development studio CCP showed off a spaceship dogfighting demo, developed with Oculus Rift in mind and on face, during its Fanfest keynote livestream today. CCP didn't confirm whether or not this concept was indicative of an upcoming game, or whether it would tie into Eve Online, much...

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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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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...

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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...

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Dust 514 Neocom PS Vita companion app details drop from orbit

Dust 514 Neocom is the proposed PS Vita tie-in for Dust 514. It enables players to interact with certain elements of the PS3 game – things like altering weapon loadouts, in-game purchasing and more. While there won't necessarily be any gameplay, developer CCP promises an interactive map of...

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Dust 514's $20 'Mercenary Pack' lets you play the game right now

If your patience refuses to be shackled by the Icelandic wooing of CCP's launch date-less Dust 514, the developer has a rogue way for you to get into its closed beta early: $20. The "Mercenary Pack" offers more than early access to the game's currently closed beta, but we're guessing a list of gun...

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