EVE Online is a massively popular, multiplayer, online role-playing game set 23,000 years in the future. The game, which was released in 2003 and created by the Icelandic company CCP Games, enables you to become an elite spaceship pilot and explore, build, and dominate a universe of over 7,000 star systems. EVE Online has proven year after year to be a great success amongst online video game players.
Beginning on March 19, EVE Online Fanfest will bring together players in a massive celebration of the virtual world of EVE Online. During the event, travelers from all around the world will gather in Reykjavik, Iceland, one of the most beautiful and unique locations the planet has to offer. Allies and rivals alike will set aside their in-game differences to share drinks with one another and forge new friendships.
Fanfest will give attendees a chance to enjoy discussion panels and presentations with EVE developers, participate in EVE and DUST 514 PvP tournaments, attend entertaining community events and meet and mingle with CCP developers.
This year, EVE Online has been nominated for a BAFTA award in the “Persistent Game Category 2015.” The award celebrates games that have been in the market for a long period of time. Some other games nominated in the category include World of Warcraft, World of Tanks and League Legends.
The award ceremony will take place on March 12th in London at the Tobacco Dock. The ceremony will showcase and reward the very best games of the year. A total of 51 games have been recognized across the 17 different categories.
EVE Online has a great history of winning awards, having taken home over 55 awards since 2004. With this history, aficionados are certainly anxious to see the outcome of this year’s event.
Click here to read more about EVE Online’s nomination, and click here to learn more about Fanfest.