EVE Celebrates the Holidays with Gifts and by Nuking Santa - "Last year EVE Online’s holiday celebration began with the Icelandic Yule Lads striking down Santa Clause, but Kris Kringle returned with a vengeance, responding to the Icelandic Lads’ attack with a well-placed orbital bombardment."
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EVE Online Game and Expansion Review - "Almost every player is an annalist of some sort, contributing anecdotes on forums, reporting from battle lines, issuing propaganda, or mapping political boundaries. It all contributes to one of the most exhaustive and fascinating repositories of lore to be found in gaming, one that's created by developer and player alike."
EVE's Rubicon Has Been Crossed - "There are new ships for the explorers and industrialists, as well as hi-sec customs offices, promising more money and thrills."
Eve Rubicon interview: On star gates, space colonisation and Eve Valkyrie - "[Rubicon] continues this idea here of giving the players more and more control over the Eve universe. Our designers aren't the gods of the Eve universe, they're the janitors. We build tools, we clean up messes, we keep the lights on and we allow the players to go be the stars and figure out how they want to do things." - CCP Games' CMO, David Reid
“Above all else, EVE is a set of virtual businesses that operate within virtual economies using virtual currencies. That's the hook. That's what makes the game exciting.” - Economist Dr. Eyjo
Hollywood and Video Games Rekindle Relationship - The director of 2 Guns, Baltasar Kormákur, talks about an upcoming project based on CCP's popular video game, EVE Online.
Eve Online was the stage for the biggest space battle in history - over 4,000 players simultaneously battling on the single-server MMO
The largest battle in EVE Online’s history has drawn over 4,000 warriors to the front lines - "The new conflict has more than 1,000 more participants than the last record-setting confrontation."
Eve Online saw its largest battle in history, with more than 4,000 ships sailing into the black - "There were explosions, thousands of dead pilots, and rehashed Lord of the Rings quotes."
Epic battle kicking off in Eve Online - Forces are massing right now for what's reported as one the biggest yet... perhaps even more brutal than the legendary Battle of Asakai
HuffPost Tech - Eve Online '6VDT' Battle: Largest Space War In History Claims 2,900 Ships, Millions Of Lives - And yes, it took place in a video game.
4,000 Ships Fight in Largest-Ever Video Game Battle - "the fight was never seriously meant to be won — TEST [Alliance] just wanted to go out with a bang."
One of the largest video game space battles ever seen has taken place in the Eve Online game.
EVE Online sees 4,070 ships fight in record-breaking video game battle
4070 players take part in EVE Online's biggest ever clash - "I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of other alliances," said BoodaBooda, CEO of TEST Alliance corporation Dreddit, told his doomed followers via chat service Jabber. "A day will come again when the courage of Test fails, when we forsake our allies and break all nips and agreements.
A bloodless battle, but not a victimless one - After five hours of combat and the destruction of over 2,900 virtual spaceships EVE Online has played hosted to the biggest ever online skirmish.
The largest Space battle in history has taken place... in EVE Online - CFC have successfully routed the TEST Alliance stragglers after 5 hours of combat. The final total of destroyed ships was over 2,900 - just over 70% of the participating fleets.
6VDT: The CFC Battle Report - "Today, ladies and gentlemen, we saw the largest engagement in the history of video games." - A personal account of the battle from Vily, leader of one of the CFC battleship fleets involved in the conflict
Largest space battle in history claims 2,900 ships, untold virtual lives - regular updates of the 4+ hour battle from arrival of the first ships to the settling of the dust.
Watch What Might Be The Biggest Space Fight In History Go Down - Kotaku sends out the word as the battle takes off, linking to live streamer Drew_QT, bringing viewers into the battle with live commentary.
E-VR, CCP's EVE themed demo for the OculusVR headset takes E3 2013 by storm, lands acclaim for Best Game of Show from PC Gamer "...a simple dogfighting game can turn grown men and women into breathless, slackjawed children in one five minute demo."
A postcard from Reykjavik: Inside 2013's Eve FanFest - "Everyone I meet is tolerant of ignorance and happy to share their passion for New Eden ... If scores are to be settled, the Fanfest goer's weapon of choice is beer."
Reflections on EVE Fanfest - "players and attendees herald from all walks of life and, interestingly, all demographics. It might be a graphic designer from Boston, a bartender from Nottingham or an accountant from Dusseldorf, but none of it mattered. All of them were brought together by a shared knowledge – and shared stories – of what went on in their game."
EVE Online expansion adds hacking mini-game - "The mega-frontier just got a lot more micro. EVE Online is set to include a new hacking mini-game in its upcoming Odyssey expansion... part of a larger move to expand and deepen the explorer role for pilots in the June 4 addition to the MMO/space-jockey simulator."
EVE Fanfest invites ‘Dust 514′ fans to “enter the vicious cycle” - Check out what's in store for DUST 514 players in Uprising, the major graphical and gameplay updates game May 6th. The visual improvement is dramatic and carries across the board. Dust becomes a straight-up better-looking game with the addition of Uprising.
EVE Online and DUST 514 Updates (video) - Executive Producer Biz Dev VP Jon Lander and Thor Gunnarsson talk about the upcoming expansions, Odyssey for EVE Online and Uprising for DUST 514.
As EVE Online Heads Toward Decade Two, CCP Talks About the Future - "So far decade two is looking bright for the 10 year old franchise. Part of that comes from the growing scale of the game(s), but equally important is how CCP’s leadership understands the fundamentals of what brings people to EVE."
EVE Online and DUST 514: The Second Decade - "It’s too easy to forget just how audacious CCP is as a company and just how successful it has been in pushing the envelope."
New MOMA exhibit embraces the art of video games as it explores their design - The game developer put out a call for help when they were asked to make a video, and ended up receiving 16 hours of raw footage of fleet battles, space flight, mission runs, trade routes; the beautiful and the ugly of the persistent, online world.
EVE Online Passes Half a Million Subscribers - EVE is the only MMO to have grown year-on-year since its launch, but that's not the only reason this game is unique. EVE is famous for its political dramas, huge-scale battles between warring factions and real-world crossover consequences.
As Eve Online surpasses 500K subscribers, CCP prepares the MMO for its second decade.
EVE Online Reaches 500K Subscribers, Promises Epic Battle at PAX East.
Eve Online: 500k subscribers and what CCP learnt along the way.
EVE Online's "ten consecutive years of subscriber growth" hits 500k milestone.
Eve Online tops 500k subscribers - Sci-fi MMO reaches new user milestone ten years after launch "In the coming years we foresee the gameplay connections between PC and PS3 becoming ever-increasing. For us this is a very long-term vision."
Icelanders question their lauded economic recovery. "Iceland's biggest IT company CCP is what the island needs to leave its economic crisis behind."
Why EVE Online Isn’t The Spreadsheet Simulator You Might Think It Is - "...all it takes is one bad click of the mouse to trigger one of the biggest online battles in gaming’s history."
EVE Online steels players for summer changes.
"Cult classic EVE Online" still going strong and having a Fanfest in April.
Video goes viral as 2,800 players light up EVE Online in epic space battle.
Massive 2,800+ player battle in EVE Online took place today. Descriptions, images and links regarding the Asakai super fight this past weekend.
MMO Week - "[EVE Online] not only completely recovered from its troubles in 2011, it grew substantially in 2012. EVE Online, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, is the only subscription based game that managed to gain more than 50.000 new players in 2012. With more than 450.000 active users, it counts among the most successful of a kind believed dead five years ago.