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Ahhh, the stock market: The yo-yo that makes people jump for joy or jump off twenty-story buildings. Playing it can be just as exhilarating, frightening, and expensive as a high-octane weekend bender in Free Realms. Well, almost... With the quote-unquote Global Economic Crisis we've been going thro...

August 19th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The starbase exploit has been some big news lately. How does it impact your ability to assess the state of EVE's economy, and are there assumptions you've made in the past that you need to reassess now?It's a good thing that you mentioned the starbase exploit because we are in the final stages of cr...

February 19th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Fudzilla has now backtracked on its original story now claiming cuts could come from agency staff, as in contractors. Microsoft has denied massive layoffs are in its future.Original: These are tough economic times not just for the little guys like us but for major corporations. Corporation...

December 31st 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The global financial crisis is hitting many companies and individuals very hard. This is especially prevalent in Iceland, home of CCP Games -- the developers of the sci-fi massively multiplayer online game EVE Online. The collapse of Iceland's banking system and currency has been devastating to the...

December 22nd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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In an interview with Dutch economics program RTL Z, Sony Europe president David Reeves speaks about the economic crisis and how it relates to the video game industry in Europe. Reeves is quick to state that the industry is not recession proof, but that there is no visible slowdown. He postulates th...

December 16th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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We won't insult your intelligence by telling you that the current global economic climate is a bit cloudy and that companies are closing and making cutbacks left, right and center. Actually, we just did, but we did it in a way that suggests that you already know it. We have faith in our readers. So...

December 9th 2008 at 8:30am 0 Comments