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CCP has given EVE’s ship browser ‘ISIS’ a new name

Until now the ship browser tool within MMO title EVE Online has been known as the ‘Interbus Ship Identification System’. The acronym for which is very unfortunate. That’s all changed, however, with players recently discovering that an update to the game has given the ISIS screen a new name – …

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EVE dev CCP gets $30m virtual reality injection

CCP has won itself investment to the tune of $30m to ensure it is ahead of the VR wave. The company currently has two virtual reality titles in development – Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR launch title EVE: Valkyrie, due out in the spring, and Gunjack, which is hitting Gear …

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Paradox acquires CCP’s White Wolf Publishing

Paradox has acquired World of Darkness publisher White Wolf from CCP in an all-cash deal. Tobias Sjgren, who previously held the role of business development at Paradox, will lead the newly acquired company. Paradox said its new subsidiary would work independently from the publisher, with its own dedicated team. White …

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CCP boss says not to expect virtual reality boom in 2016

It will take longer than some people think for VR to hit the big time, the CEO of CCP has said. While excited by the technology, Venture Beat reports that Hilmar Veigar Ptursson told the SlushPlay conference in Reykjavik that disruptive technologies always take longer to bed in than most …

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International Factfile 2015: Iceland

Iceland is a thriving landscape for games, backed by strong government investment in the industry. According to technology website Wired, revenue from Iceland’s video games industry rose by more than 600 per cent between 2008 and 2011. Icelandic news outlet Eyjan reports that video games earned the country 1.9 billion …

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