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Less than a week before DUST 514's January 22nd open beta launch, CCP invited Massively and other publications to attend an orbital bombardment event in San Francisco. We've been regularly reporting on the progress of the orbital bombardment system, but this time we witnessed the process in actio...

January 22nd 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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EVE Online's Council of Stellar Management (CSM) is a player-elected council of, well, players. Their job is to represent the community's interest to CCP, and one of the ways they do that is by meeting with CCP in Iceland to discuss stuff and things. The most recent CSM meeting was in mid-Decem...

January 16th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this evening at the VETO EVE fan gathering in London, CCP announced EVE Online's 18th expansion: EVE Online: Retribution. Due in December, this latest content overhaul promises to bring some of the biggest changes yet to the space-themed sandbox MMO, which is steadily ramping up for its 1...

September 29th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It's time for more EVE Online serious business courtesy of the meeting minutes from the most recent Council of Stellar Management sit-down. The CSM is CCP's stab at a representative democracy, as EVE players vote for their brethren to sit on the council and said brethren parley with EVE's develo...

August 2nd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online's CSM 7 took office earlier this month on April 4th, and the Council of Stellar Management is now officially in business. Today, the members of the CSM have released a letter outlining their plans and philosophies for the future. They first take the opportunity to announce their CSM...

April 27th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online's seventh Council of Stellar Management elections have come to a close, and moments ago at the EVE Online Fanfest, the results were announced to Fanfest attendees and players watching the livestream from home. Although the CSM was originally put together as a way for players to submit...

March 24th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online is unique among MMOs, and nowhere is this more evident than in the political struggles that take place every day in New Eden. Just this weekend, I spent long hours negotiating the surrender of a friend's wormhole starbase with an Elysian Empire diplomat, only to have his CEO overrule t...

March 11th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If EVE Online's website were a teenage girl in a movie -- and we're not for a moment suggesting that it's not -- today is the day she'd go through one of those peppy makeover montages and ultimately reveal the beauty that was there all along (just in hiding -- stupid glasses). The new design is u...

February 7th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Following the summer drama that came to be known as monoclegate, the past six months have been challenging for EVE Online's players and developers alike. When players learned that cash-shop clothing was priced higher than its real-life equivalent, the quirky story of the $80 monocle swept across...

January 8th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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CCP's damage control tour continues, and the latest stop is Eurogamer. CEO Hilmar Petursson recently sat down for a lengthy interview with the website and offered up what should be music to the ears of disgruntled EVE Online veterans. "We're really focused on making kick-ass EVE expansions in th...

October 21st 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments