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Typhoon Haiyan victims to be aided by CCP 'PLEX for GOOD' campaign

CCP, developer of EVE Online, DUST 514 and the upcoming World of Darkness MMO, is currently holding a donation drive to help aid those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines earlier this month. Each donation of an EVE player's Pilot License Extension (PLEX) during this "PLEX for...

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Steam weekend: Deep Silver deals, Mass Effect 2 and EVE Online 75% off

Steam is offering up a number of deals this weekend, including discounts on Deep Silver-published games. Among the series in Deep Silver's catalog that are on sale this weekend are the Metro, Risen, Saint's Row, Sacred and Dead Island series, with notable discounts on their respective bundles: The...

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EVE Online lead designer summoned to join League of Legends

EVE Online lead designer Kristoffer Touborg announced on his Facebook page yesterday that he will be abandoning the CCP Games ship, as he prepares to join forces with Riot Games to work on League of Legends. "It's been an incredible five years, working for a company I love, on a game I love,"...

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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...

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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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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...

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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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EVE Online battle with 2,800 players, in pictures

We're not sure how to feel about this gigantic, 2,800-player space battle that took place in EVE Online this weekend. As a potential method of predicting humanity's interstellar future, this fight in particular was polarizing. For one, it was beautiful – the screenshots, compiled in an album...

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High-end gear in Dust 514 costs 24 cents in real money

CCP Vice President Morgan Godat has revealed the real-world cost of a high-end set of gear in the upcoming EVE Online companion, Dust 514, and it might be cheaper than you expect: About 24 cents. If you were to equip a character in the game with some of the highest-level gear out there and send...

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