News from the New Eden cluster with a special focus on the activities of the capsuleers who roam interstellar space.
Day Five was make or break in the Third Caldari tournament and proved its status with some tense finishes, including the tournament's first draw, interspersed by some less competitive ties. The Corporation started things off with a heavy damage set-up that Insurgency had no answer to and ended in a flawless victory to the former. The R0NIN assured themselves of a play-off berth by defeating Kith of Venal in a match featuring four hookbills. Nebula Rasa easily beat a Lotka Volterra team featuring two [...]
ESOTERIA. An Avatar-class titan belonging to Ascendant Frontier (ASCN) was destroyed yesterday in the C9N-CC system by the Band of Brothers (BoB) alliance. "Steve," as the behemoth ship was known, was the first titan ever to be publicly launched by a capsuleer alliance. At the time of its destruction, the titan was located off the orbital plane of the C9N-CC system, a great distance from the central sun. Its location was pinpointed through the use of long range scan probes, after which BoB reportedly [...]
Day Four of the tournament saw the knock-out stages begin take shape in a bruising day of battle that ensured some intriguing final group games. Few would have predicted some of those advancing and even fewer some who fell, which all lent to an air of mystery surrounding the championships as tens of thousands of pod-pilots crammed round any available holo-reel to watch developments. First out of the blocks were The R0NIN and they enhanced their prospects of making it through to the next round by [...]