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There are over 250,000 active subscriptions to the sci-fi massively multiplayer online game EVE Online, but have you ever wondered how many players that figure actually represents? The exact number of people that comprise the game's playerbase is unclear due to the common practice of playing with mu...

January 22nd 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The sci-fi game EVE Online is a title that many players clearly feel passionate about. So much so that 2008 saw a record number of player blogs focused on the game. But beyond the blogging community, there are three standout websites that feature the writing of EVE's players, and pay their writers f...

January 4th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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You've encountered them before. Those guys. Them. Next to the ISK spammers, they're a plague within EVE Online.They have gibberish names and sit in ice belts all day in exhumers, macro controlling large mining operations. At the first sign of trouble they gang warp out to safety. Or they're automati...

November 30th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The player-driven economy of EVE Online is very much a playground for those interested in being financiers, traders, or whatever variant of corporate tycoon their greedy little hearts desire in the virtual space. EVE is a far cry from most MMOs in that its market isn't manned by NPC vendors, it's al...

November 7th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's almost guaranteed that at some point in your time as an EVE Online pilot, you'll encounter a war declaration from another corporation. In some cases, the wardec may be provoked -- another corp's pilot killed or harassed, perhaps one ninja salvaging too many, and the next thing you know Concord...

October 5th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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In EVE Online, it's usually the harsher side of the game that gets the most attention and has the greatest allure. Piracy, large-scale alliance warfare, and in general the dark side of EVE are what most players find interesting. But still, there are many players who engage in non-violent gameplay an...

October 3rd 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Changes made to EVE Online in the last year or so have been aimed at making the game more accessible to newer players. But this raises the hackles of some veteran players, who didn't have advanced learning skills, affordable +4 implants, and a much increased starting amount of skillpoints, much less...

September 24th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online has an ever-growing arsenal of ships and weapons available to players. The numerous choices this offers pilots is one of the game's strengths, but is also linked to a growing problem in the game: the arms race. Capital ships, the largest and most powerful ships in the game, have become co...

September 21st 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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One of the newest sites out there devoted to EVE Online is EVE-Mag, which is now much-improved through its revamped site design. While some of EVE-Mag's articles are written by and for experienced players of the game, they're also covering topics of interest to newer EVE players as well. Sam Guss (w...

September 6th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online is the type of game that doesn't have the broad appeal of fantasy that titles like World of Warcraft. Certainly, it attracts a number of players who are looking for an edgier game experience where actions have consequences. For some, the consequences can be steep, causing those gamers to...

August 17th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Trust is a rare commodity in EVE Online, and is one of those aspects of the game that makes it at once interesting and frustrating. That friendly person who offers you assistance in a mission, wants to sell you a faction module, or seeks to join your corporation may very well be waiting to backstab...

August 10th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments