With the certainty of a full cargo hold meeting a gate camp — for me anyway — CCP has released a new dev blog. The focus on this occasion being new starter ship designs for EVE Online.

New players will be getting even shinier ships to marvel at thanks to the redesigns. The new looks for the Reaper and others are sleeker than the previous versions — though undoubtedly some will prefer the old looks — and CCP released a video to show the whole design process in its inimitable Icelandic style. CCP Guard, CCP Huskarl and others guide the viewer through creating the new exteriors from conception to realization. Huskarl himself is pleased to finally be getting around to the redesigns: “I personally haven’t been happy with the look of them for years.”

Some might complain about the lack of visceral gameplay in EVE‘s early experience, however, few can disagree that it looks incredible.
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A veteran MMO player of over 13 years, Scott is a writer, editor and educator with a passion for gaming. He can be found smiling blankly over his guardian in Guild Wars2, lane running in League of Legends, or pulling off audacious headshots in Battlefield 3. Scott is Editor In Chief for ZAM and a regular co-host on GuildCast.
  • 7BitBrian

    I seriously need to restart one of my accounts. I took a break like 2 months back. I think it’s time I come back though. I can never stay away from this game for long.

    • ScottHawkes

       It does have that appeal, let me know what you think of the new updates,

  • http://twitter.com/Critzkreig Cody Moody

    Good to see that tried and true MMOs are still worried about new players.

    • ScottHawkes

       Absolutely, particularly EVE as it could really expand its player base with some NPE improvements.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brian-Turner/1393966691 Brian Turner

    Those seem pretty sweet.

  • Troy Alleman

    So, for someone with alot of MMO experience, is it pretty easy to jump into EVE. Are there details or a good guide for someone to read who may be interested in starting out in EVE?

  • http://www.facebook.com/trose87 T Paul Rose

    would you like another more concept art video for edit by me?