If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
Eve Online’s immortal pilots will start taking control from the galaxy’s empires.
The virtual-reality dogfighting game gets a new EP that understands first-person immersion.
CCP’s Kristoffer Touborg will join Riot Games’ Dublin offices.
Eve: Valkyrie could give a boost to the Oculus VR virtual reality platform.
Eve-VR, a space-combat game that uses the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset, is a promising side project for CCP Games.
After extended downtime, the Eve Online and Dust 514 servers return to the Internet.
Dust 514 is a bold experiment that unites a free-to-play shooter with the nefarious universe of the massively multiplayer online game Eve Online. The good news: It works. The bad news: It can feel a little boring.
Baltasar Kormákur will make a TV show based on stories submitted by players.
CCP will also launch a collector’s edition of EVE Online this fall.
Developer CCP Games will also announce a new expansion for Eve Online.
Developer CCP Games wants to add more games to its Eve universe.
The GamesBeat staff doesn’t understand the appeal of Eve Online. So we decided to ask our readers why they like the game so much — and these are their responses.
Eve Online has long been a source of constant amusement and awe for those of us looking from the outside in. The latest example is a battle that took place in the game’s Asakai system, featuring thousands of ships.
Eve Online players can now wage war for or against mercenaries in CCP Games’ free-to-play shooter Dust 514.
Developer CCP Games combined its MMO space game with a first-person shooter, and the open beta is imminent.
It doesn’t matter how closely you follow the news or how often you refresh your browser; some companies can still manage to catch the gaming public completely unaware. Here are some of our picks for the biggest surprises of 2012.
New Dust 514 screens show off just how different it is from Eve Online.
Adam Boyes is helping Sony embrace the new social, mobile, and online side of the game industry.
Free to play is the future of gaming, even for traditional game publishers, according to Jagex Games Studio CEO Mark Gerhard. He talks to GamesBeat about the rush to the free-to-play model, Jagex’s potential market value, and the development of upcoming MMO Transformers Universe.
Our interview with CCP Games chief marketing officer David Reid details the free-to-play business model of its upcoming console shooter Dust 514, its tie-ins with the massively multiplayer PC title Eve Online, and the challenges faced in balancing and marketing another shooter for a console audience.
The main trading hub for massively multiplayer space sandbox game Eve Online gets blockaded by a massive fleet of player ships…and developer CCP Games is letting it happen.
Mike Tinney, president of online games company CCP Games North America, has decided to leave the company to create a new startup in the games and health space.
Gearing up for a big marketing campaign, Eve Online game publisher CCP Games has hired David Reid as its new chief marketing officer.
Gamers interested in Dust 514, an online first-person shooting game that ties in with the EVE Online universe, will have to pay a “cover charge” to begin playing the game.
Even though hacker group LulzSec supposedly disbanded on Saturday, its members may simply be joining the Anonymous hacking collective to give it more protection. According to tweets from Anonymous, LulzSec members haven’t gone on hiatus but did drop the LulzSec name.
Hacker group LulzSec has identified and released private information about the names of two individuals that might have led to the arrest of a 19-year-old U.K. man suspected of being a member of the group.
Security firm Imperva said Tuesday it has assembled a profile of the activities of hacker group LulzSec and may have identified some members of the group, according to The Guardian.
Well, that tears it. LulzSec, a band of hackers that has made headlines for a number of high-profile hacking incidents, are a bunch of gaming hipsters.
Hacker group LulzSec has begun publicly attacking hacker group Anonymous, an action that could lead to a civil war of sorts between the two hacker groups that have similar origins.
Hacker group Lulz Security is taking responsibility for breaking into the public website for the U.S. Senate, Senate.gov. Separately, the hacker group has launched a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaign against several game sites.
EVE Online is a pretty popular online game that has around 400,000 subscribers and a massive universe, but it’s mercilessly complicated and can be quite daunting for new players.
CCP Games is announcing today that it has created a social networking platform for its Eve Online sci-fi game universe. The platform will let friends talk and share with each other even when they’re not inside the virtual world.