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CCP cracks down on Eve Online gambling sites

The company behind Eve Online is latest firm to go on the attack against video game gambling sites. In a post on its development blog, CCP said it was making changes to Eve Online’s End User License Agreement (EULA), specifically the section about buying items and object. The firm has …

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Is PlayStation going to dominate VR?

After years of hype and promise, VR finally became a reality for consumers in 2016. The year kicked off with the PC-based and expensive Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets rolling out. And in just a few weeks virtual reality is coming to the console space in the form of …

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CCP’s Hilmar Veigar Pétursson explains the company’s London move

The UK games industry can be contrary at the best of times and right now, in the face of Brexit uncertainty, it’s contradicting even the most optimistic of analysts. The vote to leave the EU saw some countries threaten to pull support from Britain. It saw the pound plunge, share …

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Eve Online makers CCP and Six developer Gram Games open new UK offices

Yet another major games company is opening a development studio in London. CCP has joined Endemol and Gram Games by launching a new outfit in the English capital. The Eve Online maker is also moving its senior management team to the city. However, CCP CEO Hilmar Veigar Ptursson says its …

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EVE Online makes free-to-play switch

CCP’s popular MMO space sim EVE Online is dropping its compulsory subscription fees. The developer describes the move as one of the biggest changes to the EVE universe ever, exponentially and aggressively fuelling the boundless potential of EVE’s greatest game content – its players”. From November players will be split …

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The Eve of a new CCP: CEO Hilmar Pétursson on how the studio turned itself around

Three years on from a major shake-up spurred by falling financials, cancelled projects and layoffs, Eve Online developer CCP has posted record profit numbers and is helping to lead the VR revolution. CEO Hilmar Pétursson reveals how the studio reversed its fortunes – and what comes next

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Don’t expect much from VR for the next five years, CCP warns

It will take the best part of an entire console lifecycle before virtual reality starts to VR starts to strut its stuff commercially. That’s according to the CEO of EVE Valkyrie developer CCP, who has told Polygon that studios must be prepared for half a decade of hard graft before …

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