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EVE: Valkyrie New Year Challenge – You Dared to Rise

At the start of the new year we gave you the EVE: Valkyrie New Year Challenge featuring a bunch of tough tasks to complete and we must say, we are mightily impressed by some of the action you’ve sent us so far.

The Yin and Yang of EVE: Valkyrie – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our feature exploring the ways in which the CCP Newcastle team went about creating and honing EVE: Valkyrie into the balanced multi-player, multi-mode dogfighting

The Yin and Yang of EVE: Valkyrie – Part 1

Attempting to develop an online multi-player videogame on any platform is no slight task. Thanks to more than a decade of experience in doing so with EVE Online, the team here at CCP Games is in a

Holiday Creative Compo: The Results!

It was a big ask, but boy did you respond. In the lead-up to the holiday season we asked you to take time out from playing games, shopping, and doing all that family-related nonsense and make

EVE: Valkyrie in Ink – Tat’s Entertainment!

We’re already aware that our EVE: Valkyrie pilots are a passionate group but some of them have gone the extra mile and put themselves through the ordeal of having needles stuck in their skin to

The Great EVE: Valkyrie Bake-off!

Who could have guessed that the hard-bitten pilot who ‘offs’ Guristas without a second thought each and every evening during epic EVE: Valkyrie sessions can be found, the very next day, donning an

Developer Focus: The Concept Artist

Any artistic endeavour, any work of literature, music, theatre or film starts in the same place. With empty space. A clean white sheet of paper or a blank screen on which the enviably creative people

Pilot Profile: Anska

It’s time, once again, to meet one of New Eden’s most familiar faces. On this occasion, it’s ace pilot Anska. She’s an avid flyer, a specialist in support class ships, an active member of the EVE:

Mini Masterclass - Missile Deployment

Like a chat-up line in a romantic situation, depending on how and when you deploy your missiles they can be devastatingly effective and seal the deal or utterly useless and leave you vulnerable and

EVE: Valkyrie – Dates for your diary

If we learned anything from 2016 it’s that EVE Online and EVE: Valkyrie players are bubbling over with enthusiasm and work hard to maintain a vibrant community and busy schedule of EVE-related,

Happy Holidays for PSVR Players

We know we certainly had a great time over the holidays and it would seem our PlayStation VR-owning pilots did too. Via the magic of PS4Share they’ve been posting a host of highlights of their new

Pro Tips: Master the Fighter Class in Gateway

EVE: Valkyrie’s latest map, Gateway, is proving to be something of a hit with the pilots of New Eden. If you’re new to the game you might want a few tips on how best to exploit this complex and

Pilot Profile: Gigai

Welcome to our first pilot profile of 2017. On this occasion we’re pinging a few questions in the direction of Gigai, an experienced Valkyrie pilot who makes an enormous contribution to the community

The EVE: Valkyrie New Year Challenge – Show us what you got!

Even if you only recently joined the ranks of the Valkyrie over the holiday period you’ve now had a decent amount of flying hours to polish those piloting moves so it’s time to put your skillz to the

EVE: Valkyrie Forums - Come Join the Fun

Are you new to EVE: Valkyrie? Wondering what that picture of a kick-ass guitar is doing there? If so we would urge you to head over to our official Forums and get yourself an account immediately.

New Year, New Gear

It’s always nice to start a new year with good intentions and a snappy new outfit. Both in the real world and in EVE: Valkyrie nothing sets you on the right path like being freshly suited and booted.

2016: The Year of EVE: Valkyrie

2016 has been an exhilarating time for those of us lucky enough to be inhabitants of New Eden. The Valkyrie family just keeps getting bigger and bigger so now is, we think, the perfect time to take a

EVE: Valkyrie: Some New Year’s Resolutions

It’s at this time of year that many people like to reflect on their behaviour over the previous 12 months and vow to make a few adjustments for the better. It’s a fine sentiment, so we thought we

The EVE: Valkyrie Holiday Quiz

As we segue into a new year, it seems appropriate to put our pilots’ Valkyrie knowledge to the test. Try out our quiz and discover whether you are one of Valkyrie’s best or a work-in-progress.

Top Takedowns in EVE: Valkyrie

A substantial part of what makes EVE: Valkyrie such a joy to be part of is the passionate and active player community that has built up around the game. As we rush headlong into 2017, we wanted to

Got a new VR Kit and EVE: Valkyrie? Listen up!

We’re going to take a wild stab in the dark and guess you’re reading this because you got some tasty new VR hardware and EVE: Valkyrie over the holidays... are we right? If so, you need to be

Big Holiday Savings on EVE: Valkyrie

Today’s the day that all the planets are in alignment and you can get a whopping 33% off EVE: Valkyrie regardless of which VR platform you are playing on.

Pilot Profile: QuantumDelta

He’s one of the most active members – and best pilots – in the EVE: Valkyrie community. He’s a regular streamer and contributor to the forums and if you ever attend a public event with a Valkyrie

Grab Some Salvage on the New Gateway Map

Experienced players will already know about salvage and its usefulness in EVE: Valkyrie, but for newcomers, it’s worth outlining exactly what it is and why you should be interested in it.

ICYMI: Exclusive Sanguine Paint Job Still Up for Grabs

In case you’ve only just joined the ranks of the Valkyrie and missed our previous announcement, we are currently giving away an exclusive Sanguine Paint Job to anyone who plays the game from now up

Life Skillz: Build a Warp Gate with CCP Starbug

OK, we confess. This article won’t help you to build an ‘actual’ warp gate, but it will give you some intriguing insights into CCP Newcastle’s thinking when they designed EVE: Valkyrie’s cool new

Pro Tips: Handling Heavies in Gateway

It’s less than two weeks since the new Gateway map went live but already New Eden’s finest pilots are getting to grips with this fascinating, and somewhat chilly, new environment. We spoke to ace

Pilot Profile: Nydwen

It’s always fascinating to see where our community of space pirates came from and what led them to become the galaxy’s hottest combatants, and this time we are chatting to none other than Nydwen.

Make Valkyrie Stuff, Win Valkyrie Stuff

Here at CCP Newcastle we find ourselves immensely blessed with a community of passionate, enthusiastic and creative fans for all our games, and that includes EVE: Valkyrie despite the game only being

Daily Challenges Explained

When you’re not arranging a deep-space dust-up with friends we would urge you to take a little time to explore the Daily Challenges as there are several very good reasons to do so. Let’s take a look.

Pro Tips: Fighters Versus Heavies

Welcome to the latest in our ongoing series of play guides in which one of New Eden’s foremost Valkyrie pilots imparts his wisdom to our newer recruits. In fact this one kicks off a whole new raft of

EVE: Valkyrie Tournament of Champions 2016… The Video!

Back in October at the annual EVE Vegas event held at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino, the inaugural Tournament of Champions took place in which ace EVE: Valkyrie pilots from around the globe

The Gateway Map: Hands-on with CCP Roo

It’s barely 48 hours since the launch of EVE: Valkyrie’s Gatecrash update but already the new Gateway map is proving to be a fascinating place to inhabit. We spoke to Lead Game Designer Andy Willans,

The Science of Sound - Making EVE: Valkyrie Explode in your Ears!

How do you go about creating a 3D environment in sound using only a set of headphones and more pertinently, how do you make it robust enough to sound convincing when the player is free to move in

Gatecrash Is Here!

The Gatecrash update has literally ‘gatecrashed’ the Valkyrie party and you can download it now. Here are four rock-solid reasons why you should do so.

Gatecrash Double XP Weekend!

The Gatecrash update is live and our faithful EVE: Valkyrie pilots finally get the chance to explore our new Gateway map. To celebrate the Gatecrash update we’ve arranged for one of our Double XP

The Gateway Map – Nine Screens, Nine Reasons to get Pumped!

Tomorrow’s the big day, pilots. The new Gatecrash update goes live and you get to try out the new Gateway map for the first time. You’ll no doubt have already had a look at the new trailer but we

Reminder! EVE: Valkyrie Live Stream from PlayStation Experience 2016… Tonight!

Don’t even think about having an early night tonight. There’s a galactic event occurring this evening that you simply won’t want to miss. It's a live stream from the huge PlayStation Experience 2016

Valkyrie Job Swap – The RAF Helicopter Crewman

As December is now in full swing we thought it a good time to pluck another victim from his day job and place him in the role of a Valkyrie pilot. The reason we are doing it is to find out if that

Watch and Learn – EVE: Valkyrie in motion

We love our EVE: Valkyrie pilots. Not only do you loyal outlaws zip around New Eden causing havoc, but you also seem to be able to find the time to share your experiences with the rest of the

EVE: Valkyrie… A PlayStation Experience

As we enter the first week of December it’s worth noting that this is a thrilling time for EVE: Valkyrie players in general and, when it comes to this weekend, PlayStation gamers in particular.

Pro Tips: Team play tactics from Quantum Delta

If you are a relatively new pilot and you and your online buddies are struggling to notch up the victories in team play, perhaps we can bring you a quantum of solace in the form of some top tips from

Bling up your desktop with some shiny new Valkyrie artwork

Would you like to get yourself a piece of Valkyrie's visual awesomeness? Head over to our media page and you’ll find a veritable Aladdin’s cave of screenshots, wallpapers and videos for your

Know Your Foe – A Quickstart Guide for Rookies

his is for those of you who have just begun your life as a Valkyrie pilot. If you are taking your first nervous steps into combat, you need to know a little about the sorts of enemies you are going

Pilot Profile: Super Kev

It’s that time again when one of our best EVE: Valkyrie pilots gets dragged out blinking into the spotlight as we fire a bunch of questions at them. This time it’s a chap called SuperKev who, if

Developer Focus: Creating Valkyrie’s Maps

As any avid online gamer will tell you, the success or failure of any multiplayer shooter is, in large part, down to the strength of its map design. We caught up with level designer at CCP Newcastle,

Two EVE VR games for the price of one

If you’re a Vive owner and you’re thinking of diving into the wonderful world of space-based combat provided by EVE: Valkyrie you can capitalize on a great offer that’s running right now.

EVE: Valkyrie: One Big Happy/Fighty Family

The EVE: Valkyrie community just keeps getting bigger and bigger. This year we have seen Valkyrie debut on Oculus Rift then roll out to PlayStation VR and HTC Vive. It’s taken a lot of work to get to

Ships, Suits and Avatars – Valkyrie’s Cool Collectibles

Did you know that EVE: Valkyrie is packed with loads of cool extra content and rewards to covet and collect during your time in New Eden? Let’s take a look at the goodies on offer.

Valkyrie on Vive… We Have Liftoff!

Hello Vive pilots! Enjoying your experience so far? Now that some of you are well and truly initiated into the ranks of the Valkyrie we figured it’s the perfect time to bring you up to speed on how

Founder’s Keepers – Exclusive content in the Vive Founder’s Pack

As with the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR versions of EVE: Valkyrie before it, when you sign up to become a New Eden pilot on HTC Vive you get a big bag of booty in the EVE: Valkyrie Vive Founder’s

Double XP Weekend: 18-21 November 2016

Yesterday was a great day as we saw the successful launch of EVE: Valkyrie on Steam and HTC Vive and the influx of a whole new generation of pilots eager to make their mark in New Eden.

EVE: Valkyrie on HTC Vive… See it Here First!

What a time to be alive! EVE: Valkyrie has hit Steam and we can now welcome HTC Vive gamers into the ranks of the Valkyrie. A hearty and pirate-y hello to one and all.

You’re Five Minutes from Free Stuff – Get Involved!

When you get a spare moment or two between dogfights and point capturing you should take a few minutes to register with us and link your Valkyrie pilot to a CCP account for two great reasons. The

Valkyrie Job Swap – The Bomber Pilot

Welcome to the first in a new monthly series of articles in which we invite regular Joe’s and Josie’s off the street to try their hand at space combat to see whether or not their day jobs or former

Patch R5.4 is now live

EVE: Valkyrie’s Patch R5.4 is now live! This contains handy improvements including new Controller Mapping and new Recently Met Players on PS4 as well as bug fixes for friends lists and squads.

Watch EVE: Valkyrie, streamed live!

You can up your Valkyrie game even when you’re not playing by catching up with some of the community’s more active members who regularly livestream their gaming activities just so that folks like you

Pro tips – Get your squad in shape with Wan5

Valkyrie pilot Wan5 is currently ranked number one in the world and recently helped his team, the Invaders, romp home with victory in the Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas. Who better, then, to

Patch Deployment Delayed (2016_R5.4)

Due to a potential issue with our marquee feature which controls our new controller remapping, we feel that it is necessary to postpone Patch (2016_R5.4) which was due to be deployed today in order

Sharing the EVE: Valkyrie love, PSVR-style

Following our shout out to PlayStation VR EVE: Valkyrie players after the game's October 13 launch, we’re pleased to see there’s no shortage of space-based love for the game going on in the

EVE: Valkyrie – An introduction for HTC Vive gamers

It’s game on for all you HTC Vive gamers. You are just a hop, a skip and a warp away from experiencing the unique thrill of piloting your own virtual space craft and taking part in epic dogfights.

EVE Gunjack: There’s more than one VR game in the EVE Universe

If you’re a recent recruit to the ranks of the Valkyrie (yes, we’re looking at you PlayStation VR pilots) you might not have realized that there’s more than one virtual reality game based in the EVE

Halloween Decorations Contest Winners

Wow what an amazing spooky selection of entries we had in the Halloween decoration and spooky snacks contest! To judge a competition of this caliber we brought in CCP Bosun (CCP Newcastle baker

Pilot Profile: Wan5

Wan5 is an extremely active member of the EVE: Valkyrie community and a pilot whose record in the cockpit is mightily impressive. He has racked up several tournament wins including the Tournament of

EVE Vegas 2016: And the winners are…

This year’s event at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has drawn to a close and we think it was the best yet, not least because as well as all the cool EVE Online stuff going on, there was also a

Live from Las Vegas!

In case it had slipped your notice, the mighty EVE Vegas 2016 event is underway at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino this weekend and while a lot of the glitz and glamor surrounds EVE Online,

Calling all PSVR Valkyrie Pilots… share the glory!

It’s been a couple of weeks since EVE: Valkyrie launched on PlayStation VR and the response from our new players has been tremendous. Now that you’ve all had chance to start making a name for

EVE: Valkyrie Is Coming To HTC Vive This November

It’s EVE Vegas this weekend, and hidden amongst all the hubbub and noise are some really exciting developments for EVE: Valkyrie. Lead Game Designer Andy Willans (CCP Roo) took to the stage to

Three Ways to Instantly Up Your Game

Welcome rookies. Are you keen to make your mark in the EVE: Valkyrie Universe? Are you thinking you can’t wait to show your friends and foes what you’re made of?

EVE: Valkyrie at EVE Vegas

With EVE Vegas 2016 just around the corner, we’re happy to announce a little more information about what awesome EVE: Valkyrie events you’ll be able to experience during the largest three-day

What kind of EVE: Valkyrie pilot are you?

Anyone can read a tutorial or watch a how-to video, but developing a personal style, an aerial signature if you will, is the true path to greatness.

Valkyrie's Most Memorable Moments

What a year it has been so far for the EVE: Valkyrie Community. Not only have we now launched on Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR and released two major free updates, but we’ve also staged a whole host

How to Build Your Reputation in EVE: Valkyrie

Some stars shine brighter and more vibrantly than others, so this might be the perfect time to hand over to ace pilot and active Valkyrie community member Rot to tell us how we, as individual stars

PlayStation VR Voice Comms and Squadding… Explained!

It’s not very complicated to use voice communication and form a squad in EVE: Valkyrie, but you do need to follow a few instructions to get the desired result.

Pilot Profile: Rot

From the moment I was first introduced to New Eden, I saw a chance to stand out and make myself known in the greatest living work of science fiction I had ever experienced.

Why not start building your EVE universe library? Remember, knowledge is power

If you want to know more about the EVE universe but don’t know where to start, we suggest checking out a few of the brilliant books on the subject. We’ve picked three of our favorites.

EVE: Valkyrie Halloween Decorations Contest

As you may know our wonderful community is very creative, recently you even designed Forum Avatars which got turned into real in-game decals as well as some awesome stickers for the Community to hand

Get to know your ship… no, seriously. Do it!

As a rookie Valkyrie pilot you need to realize your ship is not just your hot set of space wheels… it’s your second skin, and the more you know about its instrumentation and the data it constantly

Double XP Weekend: 21-24 October 2016

EVE: Valkyrie will have a Double XP weekend from 9:00am UTC on Friday, 21 October 2016 to 9:00am UTC on Monday, 24 October 2016!

The verdict is in...

What a week it’s been. We are delighted, and more than a little humbled, by the press response we’ve had to the delivery of our PSVR baby.

All About EVE – A Brief History of the EVE Universe

EVE Online is a player-driven massively multi-player online RPG in which thousands of players take part simultaneously to establish their own place in the universe.

Why EVE: Valkyrie is the ultimate in wish fulfillment

Phenomenal processing power and low-cost technology have finally made affordable home VR a reality and in EVE: Valkyrie gamers at last have the opportunity to experience how it feels to be caught up

EVE: Valkyrie explodes onto PSVR

Would-be players of EVE: Valkyrie on PSVR must be going through a rollercoaster ride of emotions right now, with itchy trigger fingers, the sweat of anticipation beading down their furrowed brows and

Pilot Profile: General Stargazer

The first in a series of articles in which we introduce you to the world’s best EVE: Valkyrie pilots.

Team Talk: New comms tech hits Valkyrie

Com Alerts are short sharp messages you can send between teammates in an instant

Early warning: Get EVE Fanfest on your radar

Ok, get your galactic diaries out: we’ve got a date for you — it’s a biggie so we’re getting in early. April 6th-8th, 2017, Reykjavík, Iceland. Yep, Iceland. It’s EVE Fanfest 2017, a massive

Meet your friends (and frenemies) at EVE London

Fancy bumping into that support class team mate who regularly Spiderbots you to safety? Or maybe you want to share a pint with that Rhino pilot who’s always head tracking his Tri Flak cannon right up

Joint Strike has arrived

We’re delighted to announce Joint Strike, our second major free update to EVE: Valkyrie, has arrived!

Double XP all launch weekend

To celebrate the launch of Joint Strike and the arrival of EVE: Valkyrie's cross-platform play, CCP have decided to mark the occasion with a Double XP Weekend!

Reddit AMA with CCP Roo and CCP Redcape on /R/PSVR

If you're interested in finding out how the development team created EVE: Valkyrie CCP_Roo will be leading an AMA on the PSVR subreddit /r/PSVR this Thursday at 18:00 UTC

Joint Strike Update Coming in October

It’s with great pleasure that I welcome you to our next major free update for EVE: Valkyrie, coming week of October 10, as well as our patch notes! We are on the verge of welcoming a *whole new

PlayStation VR Founder’s Pack Details

Earlier this month we announced we’re partnering with PlayStation to publish EVE: Valkyrie as a physical retail disk for the launch of PlayStation VR on 13 October, 2016. It’s a project we’ve all

EVE: Valkyrie on Twitch Stage at EGX

EVE: Valkyrie's very own Level Designer, the wonderful CCP Starbug will be talking all things EVE: Valkyrie at EGX tomorrow at 14.15 on the Twitch stage with the legendary Spamfish and Nysira.

EVE: Valkyrie at EVE NT this weekend

This weekend sees the return of the incredibly popular UK based player EVE player Gathering EVE NT. Attendees will get a chance to play EVE: Valkyrie via attendee run demos, watch a presentation by

PlayStation Future of Play Tour

If you're based in the UK and want a chance to try PSVR, and possibly get your hands on a Valkyrie demo head on over to the Future of Play Tour website to book a spot at trypsvr.com

Partnering with PlayStation

CCP Sentinel here, Brand Director at CCP Games. On behalf of our entire CCP Newcastle crew, I’m excited to announce that we are partnering with Sony Computer Entertainment to publish EVE: Valkyrie as

EVE: Valkyrie guests on PlayStation blog

This week as part of our game takeover for PlayStation, the EVE: Valkyrie development team have been guest writing some awesome articles for PlayStation blog.

Forum Avatar Contest Winners

Last week at CCP Newcastle the CCP Developers locked themselves in a room and looked at the wonderful entries to this competition. Due to the fact we got so many awesome entries, we decided to grant

EVE Vegas Updates

We're happy to announce two more developers who'll be in attendance from the Valkyrie team to talk a little about what's going on in the world of the Valkyries, and organize the EVE Valkyrie

New! Carrier Assault Wallpapers

Yesterday we released some beautiful new wallpapers to celebrate the launch of our first major free update, Carrier Assault!

EVE: Valkyrie coming to PlayStation VR October 13

We're delighted to confirm EVE: Valkyrie will be launching on PlayStation VR October 13.

Announcing the Valkyrie graphic novel hardcover

The book is now in select comic book stores and will be released widely on May 31st in stores and at online retailers like Amazon, where it is already available for pre-order.

Battle the Devs III

Battle the Devs III will commence on the 21 May starting at 3pm UTC on the EU servers and 6pm UTC on the US servers.

Soundtrack now available on SoundCloud

We're delighted to announce that 3 tracks from the beautiful EVE: Valkyrie soundtrack are now available on SoundCloud

EVE: Valkyrie Fanfest Presentations

Catch up on the Fanfest annoucements and events

EVE: Valkyrie Cross-Platform Play

We're delighted to announce that EVE: Valkyrie will support cross-platform play between the Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive.

EVE: Valkyrie at EVE Fanfest 2016

We're delighted to announce that EVE: Valkyrie will be at EVE Fanfest 2016.

EVE: Valkyrie alpha ends 12 March

The EVE: Valkyrie alpha has been running since 18 January, and in that time we have watched our alpha pilots Battle the Devs (twice); seen awesome player-driven streaming events; taken the alpha to

EVE Valkyrie at EVE_NT

EVE NT is a really awesome player run EVE Online event in Northern England. Attendees will get to play with the current Valkyrie Alpha build which has live online combat, new ship types and lots of

Battle the Devs II: This time it's personal

We got really good feedback from you from the last Battle the Devs event, so I’m excited to say we are bringing back the event in February, bigger and better than ever. We’re looking at doing Battle