Every single player in EVE Online is connected, in some way. The game is next to impossible to play truly “solo,” especially because of its single-shard environment. Each and every person that logs into the game connects to the same server, flies in the same space, uses the same resources, and can fight in the same…
In theory, anything can happen in EVE Online, but some things are considered impossible. Well, last month, one of the “impossible” things happened: The destruction of the game’s first-ever Keepstar battlestation, which was kept in a wormhole. Of course, it took 11 months of meticulous planning.
EVE Online players tend to bring their fandom into the real world in many ways: artistic propaganda, song parodies, LEGO. One player’s meatspace expression of his devotion to the MMO is pretty unique: he’s built a custom EVE aquarium, complete with a submerged Keepstar battlestation and glowing fish.
EVE Online has been running for over 15 years, but it’s never too late to join in on the fun. You can jump right into things from your very first day, whether you want to be a peaceful space explorer, a loyal soldier, or just a straight-up scammer.
EVE Online’s new “Abyssal Deadspace” areas let players engage in true one-on-one combat for big rewards. Just pray you don’t run into BoRn2ReIgN.
The upcoming shooter from CCP Games, code name Project Nova, was finally shared with fans during an annual EVE Online convention last month. Nova, set in the same universe as EVE, is still in early alpha, and shows a bit of promise. Kotaku was given the chance to sit down and play Project Nova at the show.
EVE Online is a game that thrives on war. Players love to clash with each other, attempt to wrest control of territory from one another, and expand their influence in the game’s universe. These wars fuel the spectacle that surrounds EVE, drawing all eyes towards the game when an insane battle occurs. But some wars…
When EVE Online’s Chinese version relaunches in Q4 of 2018, rulebreakers may find themselves facing a type of punitive action that goes way beyond banning—they might end up in a virtual prison labor camp.
The latest all-out EVE Online war has come to an end, and there’s a clear winner and loser. The Guardians of the Galaxy coalition has agreed to surrender a vast amount of in-game assets to its foes The Imperium in exchange for a cessation of hostilities.
Pearl Abyss, the Korea-based developer behind Black Desert Online, will purchase EVE Online publisher CCP Games, the companies announced today. CCP Games will “continue to operate independently,” according to a press release, as well as contributing its publishing and development experience to Pearl Abyss’ projects.
In EVE Online, size matters. Players covet its massive capital ships, which can cost the equivalent of hundreds or thousands of dollars. The MMO is known for massive battles, with fleets of hundreds of individual players all duking it out in space. But there’s one tiny ship that really punches above its weight class,…
EVE Online always does things a bit differently than most games, and it would seem that this trend extends to i’s Game Masters, the CCP employees who run the game’s day-to-day support, administration, and rules enforcement. Over the last week, EVE Online has been celebrating that GM Team, including letting them not…
EVE Online wars can go on for months or years, often requiring players to go above and beyond what would normally be expected of people playing a video game as a hobby. They might have to set their alarm clocks to wake up in the middle of the night for a battle, call in sick to work to make sure they are in the right…
On the opening day of EVE Online’s annual Alliance Tournament, one team used a clever bluff to secure its first win.
It takes a special sort of character to lead a fictional armada into battle. Those few that have what it takes are household names. James T. Kirk. Admiral Ackbar. Doomchinchilla. … Doomchinchilla?
Over the past week, the overwhelming majority of EVE Online’s player run coalitions have begun to band together and field some of the most powerful fleets that the game has ever seen. The game’s galaxy map is split along its North-South axis, with each side attempting to drive a vanguard strike deep into the heart of…
EVE Online factions have been at each others’ throats for ages, but they do occasionally do nice things for each other. Recently, one of these rare awwwww moments happened: the donation of a memorial to player Sean “Vile Rat” Smith, who lost his life in the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi.
Players suspect that the election results for EVE Online’s thirteenth Council of Stellar Management may have been tainted by dirty tricks, including out-and-out vote buying. Of course, this being EVE, dirty tricks are perfectly legal.
Fans of the still-in-development space game Star Citizen have been able to piece together scattered images of a brand new ship design from social media clues. This first look at the newly designed salvaging and utility ship, the Vulture, has many of them very excited—and many EVE Online players a bit perturbed.
EVE Online players have been officially invited to dive Into the Abyss. The game’s latest expansion revolves around newly-discovered Abyssal Deadspace, which claims to be beautiful and deadly new space to explore. Players can expect to find rich rewards and deadly new foes in this largely PvE-centric new expansion.