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EVE Evolved: Lowsec isn't impenetrable

When EVE Online was created, one of its core design philosophies was the idea of risk vs. reward -- that higher-value activities should expose the player to greater risk of loss. This rule naturally follows from how the world of business and competition works in real life, and I think it will...

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CCP adds email verification to EVE Online accounts

Immigrants to EVE Online's New Eden will have an extra layer of security as of today, with CCP rolling out mandatory email verification to all new accounts. Email verification is the first of several upcoming security improvements for EVE, one that brings the 10-year-old game closer in step with...

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EVE Evolved: Ten years of EVE Online

Tomorrow marks a huge milestone in MMO history as sci-fi sandbox EVE Online officially turns ten years old. Released by a tiny icelandic development studio whose only previous release was a board game featuring Reykjavik's favourite cross-dressing mayor, EVE has slowly grown over the past decade to...

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EVE Evolved: Retribution expansion highlights

EVE Online's PvP-focused Retribution expansion goes live in just a few days on December 4th, bringing with it a whole series of balance changes, UI updates, and new features. In addition to a whole new bounty hunting mechanic, we can look forward to a new combat UI, some serious ship rebalancing,...

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EVE adding three-state safety system, safe logoff feature

Ready for another cutesily titled dev blog from CCP? Today's entry is Happy Safe Fun Time, and it outlines the new safety system and safe logoff features in EVE Online. But wait, isn't EVE all about being as edgy, obtuse, and unsafe as possible? Apparently not because the devs have come up...

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Habbo owners bringing chat back, making big changes

Following a special report by UK's Channel 4 News on child predation and the lack of proper security in Habbo, all chat functionality in the game was taken down. Today, Habbo owner Sulake put out a statement that chat will be reintroduced, accompanied by better protection and moderation. ...

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EVE Evolved: Hulk hunting in highsec

As it's a sandbox game, a big part of what makes EVE Online special is the interesting things players make and do within the game world that developers didn't anticipate. It's ultimately the players who collectively shape the game world, in extreme cases even overturning some of the developed...

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EVE Evolved: Staying safe in high security space

One of EVE Online's defining factors is the idea that you're not completely safe anywhere in the game. If you're not docked in a station or securely logged off, there's always a chance that someone will pick a fight with you. Many pilots opt to stay in the relative safety of high security space but...

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Code of Everand browser MMO teaches kids about traffic safety

The United Kingdom's Department for Transport has launched a free browser MMO, Code of Everand, that teaches traffic safety to children. It does so through a fantasy theme with direct parallels to real world dangers -- streets are Spirit Channels, glowing energy streams populated with many...

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Ether Saga Online and Wizard 101 take home parenting awards

Many congratulations go out today to both Wizard 101 and Ether Saga Online, as the two online games have both claimed themselves a National Parenting Publication Award (NAPPA) from Parenthood.com. What does this mean exactly? Well it means that parents can rest easy knowing that these two games...

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