EVE Online dev readying new project

The creator of EVE Online, CCP, will send its CEO to announce its newest project this August at the Game Developers Conference in Cologne, Germany.

Long ago in the frigid north, Vikings descended with wrath upon continental Europe, striking fear in those they pillaged. The story's a bit different now, of course. In August, Icelandic developer CCP should receive a significantly warmer reception at a developers conference in Germany when the company announces its upcoming project.

Hilmar Veigar Petursson, a creator of worlds, not a destroyer of them.

Reykjavik-based CCP is sending its CEO, Hilmar Veigar Petursson, to unveil a new project at the Game Developers Conference in Cologne, Germany. The conference takes place from August 17 to 19, just before the massive GamesCom expo kicks off in the same city along the Rhine.

CCP is the developer of EVE Online, the successful 2003 sci-fi massively multiplayer online game. A study by Screen Digest reports that EVE Online was the fourth-most-lucrative massively multiplayer online game of 2008, behind Runescape, Club Penguin, and World of Warcraft.

Currently, there are no details on whether CCP's new project is an iteration of its EVE franchise or an entirely new endeavor.

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12 comments
bagehi
bagehi

World of Darkness. That or walking in stations. Both of which they have been talking about for quite a while. That would be my guess.

Hedfix
Hedfix

Never heard of Club Penguin.

forhekset
forhekset

I hope this doesn't take too much focus off of EVE. Also if it's a new IP I hope it's as hardcore and revolutionary as EVE is.

Franko_3
Franko_3

I hope they would make a space simulation where you can land on plane or space station and walk with your avatar. That would be so awesome. This was one of the reason I hated eve, you had a picture of yourself and a chat box... nice immersion there...+the fact there is alway a bunch of (...) camping and killing newbie on the commercial road...

Mr_Alexander
Mr_Alexander

JoshBGosh, stop blaming everyone from Iceland for something that 10 morons caused, besides, you really think we don't have it bad? Games cost twice as much here as they used to... And the state of the economy is not even anyone from Iceland's fault, Baugur was responsible for IceSave, that's it...

Inconnux
Inconnux

I really tried to like EVE online but they really need to fix their interface, its a total mess.

JoshBGosh
JoshBGosh

even die hard-gamers lose sometimes , even their jobs. and im not talking bout the multi-millionaire corps-jockeys either. give us a break instead of breaking our banks. thx...

True_Sounds
True_Sounds

I hope it's NOT a free to play MMO. They suck or else they wouldn't be free, and they are filled with children and tards with no money. Considering how Eve Online is the complete opposite and has mostly mature players, I doubt they would even consider making a free game.

ferang
ferang

world of darkness mmo for sure

jrabbit99
jrabbit99

I hope its a free- to- play MMO! Please?!