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Eve Online: The Empyrean Age

By Jim Rossignol on June 6th, 2008.


The latest evolutionary expansion of the Eve universe should be arriving next week, and it bears the title “The Empyrean Age“. As ever the title is a kind of clue as the contents, this time it means “age of fire” or somesuch Latinate cleverness. This is presumably a reference to the way that the expansion includes faction warfare, or the extension of PvP inwards to mission-running section of the game. Whereas missions were previously based around shooting computer-controlled drones, or delivering wine to far off space stations, they’re now going to be about having space-fights with other players. It could be a genuinely clever move for the game, as it could both bridge the safe starter-space realm and the hostile PvP-focused galactic periphery. It also provides some new challenges for old hands at the space-murder game, with a potential for less heavily committed play on a mission-by-mission basis.

After the jump: the trailer and some Eve videos by an RPS reader.

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