eve online

Official Site: EVE Online
Studio: CCP Games
Launch Date: May 6, 2003
Genre: Sci-Fi Sandbox
Business Model: Hybrid Free-to-Play (Optional Subscription, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Party down.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 425: A disturbance in the Force of SWTOR

Justin and Bree discuss the SWTOR move to Broadsword, news from the Summer Game Fest, the Reddit blackout's impact on the MMO community, anniversaries for Neverwinter and Marvel Heroes, and patches for EVE Online and No Man's Sky, plus adventures in LOTRO and Diablo IV.

EVE Online launches its Viridian summer expansion today [Update: It’s live!]

EVE Online's big summer expansion is finally here, and CCP Games is hoping that players will embrace its theme of "Express Your Identity." The Viridian...

Mainframe’s Pax Dei is trying to revitalize the classic MMORPG sandbox in a big way

At this past weekend's PC Gaming Show, Mainframe Infustries' gorgeous MMO Pax Dei was one of the major stars, even if you're not an...
Just space.

EVE Online’s Viridian expansion releases on June 13 – here are the patch notes

EVE Online has been making a lot of hay about its Viridian expansion, with preview pieces that offer everything but a release date. That...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs as Jell-O flavors

During last year's April Fools' Day, I wrote about the important topic of MMO NPCs as muffins. At the time, I felt my work...

EVE Online details Viridian’s new corporation projects, homefront operations, and economy updates

EVE Online was already seeking to deepen the corporation experience in its upcoming Viridan update with the addition of customizable structures, but luckily that...

Pearl Abyss announces Black Desert FESTA event for July 1 in South Korea

Black Desert is having a helluva June: It's already launched the Awakened Woosa, the Maegu awakening is on the way, and then Land of...

EVE Online shares Viridian’s new ships and structure personalization, debuts documentary and new house band

With EVE Online's Viridian expansion going live this month, the hype shuttle has begun to be piloted by CCP Games as it details some...
Pay to lose.

Perfect Ten: Get out of my dreams and get into my (MMO) car

Cars. They go vroom-vroom, and then they go really fast, and how do we live in a country where you basically need a car...
See, that's the joke of the name.

Perfect Ten: 10 old MMO promises that never happened

Developers like to talk a big game. It's expected, it's encouraged by all parties, and it's part of the fun. When a game or...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 422: Two Lord of the Rings MMOs to rule them all

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon's new LOTR MMO (again), LOTRO's King's Gondor, WoW's Fractured in Time, official WoW Classic hardcore, Diablo IV, FFXIV, and financials for NCsoft, Square, and Pearl Abyss, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, and SWG Legends.
Winter in space, Friday in California

EVE Online has suffered chat outages all week (and they’re still happening)

Hello, EVE Online? It's us, your friends and family. We're knocking on your door because we just want to talk... but no one can...

Global Chat: How do you play older MMOs?

It's always a challenge -- sometimes an insurmountable one -- when you jump into older MMORPGs after being conditioned by modern experiences. To help...

Pearl Abyss Q1 2023: Black Desert and EVE Online revenues continue to decline

Pearl Abyss' flurry of promotion and trailer drops this week might have been an early clue that its Q1 wasn't looking so hot, and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 421: Beyond time and space

Justin and Bree discuss Star Trek Online Unraveled, SWTOR Old Wounds, Gamigo's move out of MMOs, Chrono Odyssey's reveal, EVE's 20th anniversary, LOTRO's new raid, and Villagers and Heroes' housing patch, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW Classic, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on WoW's wild lore.

EVE Online begins 20th anniversary with mural reveal, events, and June Viridian expansion details

It's time to ignore some goofass business decisions and accentuate the positive in EVE Online as the spaceship sandbox MMO is celebrating its 20th...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 419: Dining at the MMO news buffet

Justin and Bree discuss Tarisland, NetEase, Throne and Liberty, Mad World, DCUO, and EVE Anywhere, with adventures in LOTRO and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on accessibility and special podcast guests.

Massively Overthinking: What should MMOs do when guild leaders vanish?

Last week, we covered that wild story about a "heist" in EVE Online that allowed the perpetrators to make off with trillions of ISK...

CCP Games is already sunsetting EVE Anywhere after just a year in the wild

Back in 2021, CCP Games made a big to-do over a browser client for EVE Online called EVE Anywhere - essentially a cloud-hosted version...

EVE Online players commandeered a dormant guild and made off with $22K in plunder

As most longtime MMO players know, leaders going AFK for extended periods can result in all kinds of shenanigans in player organizations behind their...