CCP has announced it’s shutting down Dust 514, its FPS set in the EVE Online universe, on May 30. The company is currently developing a follow-up, but unlike Dust 514, it’ll be PC-only.
In 2006, Icelandic EVE Online developer CCP Games merged with White Wolf Publishing, announcing a massively multiplayer role-playing game based on the latter's popular World of Darkness supernatural role-playing setting. Today that project has been cancelled.
It's no secret that you can get your virtual self killed—or at least space-shipwrecked—pretty easily in EVE Online. It's a game of shifting alliances, of diplomacy and economics and war. A player flying around solo, in a small ship, is likely to find himself easy prey.
Grief, in an online community, can be a shockingly intimate thing. People who have known each other as a collection of digital avatars and assumed names gather together to mourn the genuinely painful loss of one of their own. The best and most generous parts of a community's nature often show when tragedy strikes it.
The dynamic duo of Sveinn Jóhannesson Kjarval and Hinrik Haraldsson return with "Keep Clickin", the follow-up to CCP Games in-house band's 2009 hit "Harden the Fuck Up." If only EVE Online were this exciting!
Chessboxing is an activity that combines the physical demands of boxing with the mental discipline of chess. Competitors alternate between rounds of chess and rounds of boxing, kicking things off with a four-minute round of chess and alternating with fisticuffs until 11 rounds have passed, or one competitor jams a…