EVE Online Is A Video Game With Its Own News Show

EVE Online Is A Video Game With Its Own News Show

I don't play the game, so I had no idea this even existed, but hey, turns out that space MMO EVE Online has its own official TV news show! And it's pretty good!

It's called The Scope, and as this interview on Motherboard explains, it was inspired by the more mainstream coverage of 2014's enormous Battle Of B-R5RB.

"It always pissed me off that we had a lot of attention due to this event and we never explained it to people," CCP's senior media producer Ragnar Ágúst Eðvaldsson told the site. "The mainstream media picked up on the highlights, how much real money was lost, etc, but if you were someone who knew nothing about Eve you wouldn't really know what was going on."

The Scope hopes to fix that by taking the biggest events going on in EVE and presenting them in the same way a TV news show would: simply, to the point and with explanation when and wherever necessary.

Four episodes of the program have been made so far; you can watch them here.


Comments

    If only someone would make a Fox News of EVE, then someone make CNBC...and finally someone make the Daily EVE show parodying it...

    I just watched them, unfortunately as someone who doesn't play eve they are all done in character.
    I don't know which factions are NPC's and which are real players, what are jove? why are their ships so powerful? Are they NPCs?
    Some guy lost a revenant super carrier, that sounds expensive, like $10 or $1000?

    Ingress has a weekly news show published on youtube each week two. But that game doesn't exist according to kotaku.

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