CCP News


EVE: The Second Decade Collector's Edition coming October for $150

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 27, 2013 12:15pm PDT

CCP has announced a new collector's edition of their space MMO, EVE Online. Dubbed the "Second Decade" edition, this new $150 bundle commemorates the first ten years of EVE.


"I would literally pay $150 just for a Rifter USB hub and I don't even play Eve at the moment."

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DUST 514 officially launches on May 14th

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 27, 2013 11:25am PDT

After a lengthy beta period, CCP's PlayStation 3-exclusive free-to-play shooter is ready to "launch." DUST 514 will be ready for the masses on May 14th. Get it?


"Nope,not yet,but they will more than likely have multiple controller configurations."

- Th3rdSun see all 4 comments

EVE dogfighting game made for Oculus Rift

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2013 1:20pm PDT

Who hasn't dreamed of being in a dogfight in space? CCP, developer of EVE Online, has created a prototype for Oculus Rift that realizes that vision.


"6v6 combat isn't what EVE is about? Who cares about trying to integrate it into the EVE ..."

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EVE Online: Odyssey expansion enhancing joys of exploration in June

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 11:30am PDT

Space is good because spaceships can shoot each other with lasers in it, but also because good grief it is colossal and amazing and filled with so many things we can scarcely begin to imagine. With that in mind, the next free EVE Online expansion, named Odyssey, will launch ...


"getting out of null sec isn't that hard, rookie ship, scanning, and patience will get you out of ..."

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EVE Online passes 500,000 subscribers

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 28, 2013 12:15pm PST

Fantasy MMORPGs may come and go, but dear old EVE Online stands firm, offering something unique and (mostly) not throwing money away lusting after World of Warcraft's crown. Developer CCP today announced that its Internet spaceships MMO has passed 500,000 subscribers for the...


"It's prevalent enough that the devs offer special rates for alt accounts, let me put it that way."

- DerHuhnTeufel see all 18 comments

Vanquish and Mega Man X join PlayStation Plus Instant Collection

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 18, 2013 10:05am PST

PlayStation Plus members will be able to download Vanquish, a DUST 514 "Starter Pack," and Mega Man Maverick Hunter X this week.


"maverick hunter x was really great. i wish they would redo the other X games, at least up to ..."

- vitek r see all 10 comments

Dust 514 moves to open beta, kicking off '10-year plan'

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 22, 2013 9:30am PST

Today, Dust 514 makes its transition from closed beta to open beta. But what does that really mean? We spoke to CCP executive producer Brandon Laurino about the EVE Online shooter, and their plans for the future--near and far.


"CCP just announced a friend referral program for Dust where people signing up via a link get a ..."

- Exioce see all 10 comments

Dust 514 open beta launches next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST

Now that Dust 514 is all snuggled up alongside EVE Online on one single server, the PlayStation 3-exclusive MMOFPS is almost ready to let everyone in. After six months of a closed beta which players could pay their way into, it'll enter open beta on January 22, so all and su...


"This weekend i have been playing Faction warfare corp battles! I believe we make an impact on ..."

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Dust 514's great migration begins Thursday

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2013 5:00pm PST

Dust 514 servers will be making the migration to EVE Online servers this Thursday, starting the process of finally integrating the two games into one whole universe.


"Well, that's what I was asking. Not that it's bad to only have those two features. "

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EVE Online 'Retribution' expansion emphasizes bounty hunting

By Steve Watts, Dec 05, 2012 9:00am PST

EVE Online has released its latest expansion, titled "Retribution," with an emphasis on the new bounty hunting system.


EVE Online seeks fan help for MoMA exhibition

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 04, 2012 8:15am PST

Let's set aside the tedious debate over whether or not games are art and skip to a practical question: how would you display a game as a piece of art? Simply leaving the game running for visitors to play won't mean anything to people who aren't game-literate, especially if i...


"er, not the Absolution. Brutix/Astarte, Tornado, Thorax, Apocalypse -- they always suck when ..."

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Dust 514 to outlive PlayStation 3, says CCP

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2012 11:45am PDT

Dust 514 may outlive the PlayStation 3, as CCP executive producer Jonathan Lander says the team has a 5-year plan for the game, and other ideas that could make it last much longer.


"God I hope this eventually gets ported to PC..... On a side note, anyone using IE 9 and not ..."

- soundcreepy see all 3 comments

EVE Online: Retribution expansion announced for December

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 01, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Space-jerkface sandbox simulator EVE Online's eighteenth free expansion is to focus loosely on crime and punishment, developer CCP has announced. 'Retribution' will launch on December 4, with a grab-bag of changes ranging from new ships to a revamped bounty hunting system to...


CCP outlines Dust/EVE integration features in next update

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Dust 514 is getting a major update soon that will open up Corporations to cross-platform functionality.


Dust 514 beta impressions

By Timothy J. Seppala, Aug 22, 2012 6:00am PDT

We played through the beta of Dust 514 and found that the melding of an FPS with the MMO EVE Online presents some interesting possibilities.


"can we get someone with 83 in their username to chime in next"

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