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Eve Online: The Second Genesis

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: CCP
Developer: CCP
Release Date: May 6, 2003 (US), May 23, 2003 (EU)

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'EVE Online' Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary

by Rainier on May 9, 2011 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT

EVE Online is an MMO game set in a world of galactic proportions, governed by a hyper-capitalistic economy where space flight is the path to all commerce, communication, and conflict.

EVE is a massively multiplayer game, set in a world of galactic proportions. This online universe is governed by a hyper-capitalistic economy where space flight is the path to all commerce, communication, and conflict. Your mission is to establish yourself as a major competitor, trusted by your friends, feared by your enemies. To accomplish this, your principle tools -- apart from an impressive array of sophisticated equipment, customizable space ships and in-game corporations -- will be your natural business acumen, social skills, Machiavellian thinking and cunning combat strategies.

Set tens of thousands of years in the future, EVE Online is a breathtaking journey to the stars, to an immersive experience filled with adventure, riches, danger and glory. With nearly a quarter of a million subscribers worldwide inhabiting the same virtual universe, EVE features a vast player-run economy where your greatest asset is the starship, designed to accommodate your specific needs, skills and ambitions. EVE offers professions ranging from commodities trader to mercenary, industrial entrepreneur to pirate, mining engineer to battle fleet commander or any combination of these and much more. From brokering business deals to waging war, you will have access to a diverse array of sophisticated tools and interfaces to forge your own destiny in EVE.

Amidst a flurry of celebration at our offices in Reykjavik, Shanghai, Atlanta and Newcastle, CCP's Executive Producer, Nathan "Oveur" Richardsson, pronounced: "Eight years of EVE Online, where grown men cry, great women fly and entire empires rise and die. EVE is real. Forever."

In game, we celebrated by giving a 6-pack of "Quafe Zero" to each player as thanks for the the life they breathe into the EVE universe and the massive amounts of destruction they sow.

Made from compounds found only in Sleeper vessels, each can of Quafe Zero promises to boost your Speed and Scan Resolution 5% for one hour, with zero booster side effects. Tastes great, won't fill you up, and makes you a better pilot? For free? What a deal!

How do you get your six pack? Easy! Starting May 6 at 00:00 UTC and ending May 31 at 00:00 UTC, you can get your six pack of Quafe Zero by following these simple steps:

  • Log into the EVE Online client.
  • At the character selection screen there will be a Redeem Items button in the lower right corner. Select the character you wish to receive the Quafe Zero and press the Redeem Items button.

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