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EVE | PLEX and Omega Changes are Live

JuriusDoctor 2022-05-22

On Tuesday May 17, the anticipated price changes for EVE Online went live with increases to both the price of PLEX and monthly subscriptions (Omega). These changes were first announced over a month ago, with the price for a direct-monthly…

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Self-Policing and Public Relations

Seir Luciel 2022-05-19

At 12:15 ET on March 23, Fraternity undocked over 30 Titans and a number of smaller ships. They then locked on to two of those Titans, Fraternity’s own, and blasted them into space dust. That’s right: Fraternity pointed the gun…

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Is Game Design a Numbers Game?

Bill McDonough 2022-05-14

Where should CCP’s priorities be, when it comes to game design? Does trying to please the most active people serve the health of the game, or should design decisions be agnostic of the current balance of numbers? There’s been a…

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Gwailar’s Requiem

Gwailar 2022-05-12

On May 4, 2022, I logged into EVE Online for the last time. After more than 14 years, I have biomassed everything, and a GDPR purge request is pending with CCP to delete my eight accounts. In the time since…

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Do CCP Care? They do if you’re new.

Aneu 2022-05-12

And yes, umm, we are announcing big content updates for fan fest. It’s the largest one probably we have ever done.” CCP Paragon – Q&A Session. Two weeks ago, we were treated to a Q&A session with CCP Paragon, who…

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Walking In Stations – Is It Enough?

Mifune SwordGod 2022-05-06

Earlier this week, CCP Hilmar posted a tweet along with the latest EVE “news” teaser. The tweet in question reads “All these NPCs just casually walking in stations…”, which was followed by a Scope video about the latest NPC lore…

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The Community Was EVE: A Four-Year Retrospective

Dirk Stetille 2022-05-06

In recent weeks, CCP Games has been mired in controversy, after controversy, after controversy, in the run up to EVE Online’s first Fanfest event in four years. I’m talking, of course, about selling in-game ships for real money with no…

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What Is Play To Earn?

Osir1s 2022-05-06

And Why Are We Talking About It? We’re discussing Play-To-Earn ahead of Fanfest 2022, which starts on May 5. One part of the speculation about CCP’s upcoming announcements has been the discussion around cryptocurrencies, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and how emerging…

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Xenuria’s NDA Expiration and AMA

FroggyStorm 2022-04-29

Recently, CCP have had a rough ride when it comes to the press. This week is promising to have much of the same in store for CCP and their communication team. Monday (April 25) started out as a pretty normal…

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CCP Want More Of Your Money

Osir1s 2022-04-26

Much like Netflix, CCP recently announced a subscription increase of 33%, increasing the cost of a one-month subscription from 14.95 US Dollars (USD) to 19.99 USD. These price increases are due to launch on May 17, 2022. EVE Versus Other…

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Scarcity 2.0

Gwailar 2022-04-25

As everybody who pays attention to EVE-related news knows by now, CCP is raising the price of EVE Online (both Omega subscriptions and PLEX). The purpose of this article is not to comment on that decision either for or against*;…

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CCP Paragon Live Stage

Rhivre 2022-04-25

Late on April 22, following the announcement of the EVE subscription price hikes, CCP Paragon took to the CCP Discord live stage to provide some further explanation of the change to players. The recording of this can be found on…

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CCP’s Rate Hike: 33% Inflation? Really?

FroggyStorm 2022-04-23

Be warned, dear reader, that I am writing this in the heat of the moment . My cynicism has taken the helm, and we are at full throttle. Raise the Rates, Full Speed Ahead Reddit, Discord, and all EVE related…

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Breaking News: CCP Pulls A Netflix With Major Price Hikes

Bardghost Isu 2022-04-22

Earlier today, CCP Games released a major devblog, in which they announced a significant price increase for both Omega subscriptions and the cost of PLEX packs on the EVE Store. The cost increases are provided in USD, with a small…