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YouTube, EA’s 30 pieces of silver, and yet more damage to industry integrity
It’s a pretty disheartening time to be champion of YouTube objectivity.
Spring cleaning: Dust An Elysian Tail sweeping onto Steam in April
Humble Hearts (that’s Dean Dodrill and Alex Kain in actual-person-land) has announced at PAX East that Dust: An Elysian Tail, which you may recall as an Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ release from last year, is coming to the PC through Steam.
New trailer shows the Bioshock Infinite Industrial Revolution pre-order DLC
If you pre-order Bioshock Infinite you will get your hands on the Industrial Revolution DLC which includes three in-game gear items to boost combat abilities, 500 bonus in-game currency, five lock picks, and the Industrial Revolution puzzle game which unlocks stories of Columbia.
Dustforce devs reveal Spire, a skillful, exploratory FPS
Remember Dustforce? It was Hitbox Team’s take on a score-attack platformer, in which you took control of various nimble janitors and had to ‘sweep up’ all the collectible bits of detritus on a given level.
Women use twitter to speak out against videogame industry sexism
Women in the games industry have taken up the twitter hash-tag #1reasonwhy, to share their stories of sexism in the workplace.
SWTOR lead designer quits BioWare, attacks direction of industry
BioWare’s Daniel Erickson, lead designer on Star Wars: The Old Republic, has decided to resign from the studio.
Feel the (Dust)Force of Humble Indie Bundle #6
The sixth installment of the Humble Indie Bundle has launched today, giving you a fine chance to pick up some delightful indie titles for not very much money at all (or loads of money, if you’re feeling super generous).
Techland: The future of the industry is digital
Prepare yourself to say goodbye to those discs, because the future of the indsutry is digital.
Scottish games industry valued at £0 in new government report
The British government has released a new report on the Scottish economy, in which it claims that its videogame industry has a value of precisely £0.
Halo 4’s “Celebrity Gaming Night” shows the industry still lacks star power
Yesterday night Microsoft held what it’s calling a Celebrity Gaming Night in Manchester, UK.
PlayStation Plus members get a closed Dust 514 beta event
PlayStation Plus members interested in Dust 514 will be able to take part in a two week long closed beta period that’s just been announced by CCP.
DUST 514 Producer outlines plans for EVE Online integration
In a lengthy update from Dust 514 Executive Producer Brandon Laurino, he outlines the current state of the Beta test as well as upcoming plans as they prepare to integrate the PS3 Dust 514 server with the EVE Online server.
Dust 514 is free-to-play, but a top loadout costs $0.24
According to CCP vice-president Morgan Godat, a “very, very top end” loadout in PlayStation 3-exclusive free-to-play shooter Dust 514 will set you back $0.24.
Dust 514’s first beta event dated, getting PS Vita app
EVE Online developer CCP has announced that the first beta period for PlayStation 3-exclusive MMO FPS Dust 514 will begin on 29 June.
Sweeping changes: Dustforce gets level editor
2D sweep-em-up platformer Dustforce is now available on both PC and Mac with a free update that adds a level editor to the game.
Dyack: Second-hand games are a threat to the industry
Dennis Dyack, the often outspoken boss of Silicon Knights (Too Human, 2008), has spoken out against the strength of the second-hand games market.
Tax breaks finally arrive for the UK videogame industry
After years of lobbying the government in the UK, the Chancellor George Osbourne finally announced tax breaks for the UK games industry in today’s budget report.
A Few Minutes with Dustforce [Video]
If you haven’t read Peter’s review of Dustforce then you can find that here, but if you want a quick look at how the game plays, watch this ‘A few minutes with’ video Peter has put together for you.
Getting down and dirty with Dustforce [Review]
I’m always impressed when a game is able to make me care about something I’d previous found quite mundane and functional.
Dustforce released today on Steam
Indie developer Hitbox Team has released Dustforce today on Steam. The game sees you play “as an acrobatic janitor,” and challenges you to “leap and dash off walls and ceilings, and deftly traverse precarious environments” with a view to cleansing “each level swiftly and thoroughly to achieve mastery in this 2D sweep-‘em-up platformer.”
The official blurb goes exactly like this:
Over 50 levels varying in difficulty from elegant exploration levels to intense challenges for hardcore players.
Brendan McNamara Fronts Industry Line Up for BAF Game 2011
BAF Game is back for its seventh edition this November, with some of the world’s leading industry experts on board to explore the creative side of gaming in all its forms.
From Dust has always-on DRM removed
A new patch for the PC version of From Dust will remove the dreaded always-on DRM.
Steam offering From Dust PC refunds
Always-on DRM issue forces Valve to dig into their piggy bank.
From Dust suffers PC launch woes
From Dust’s PC launch is not going particularly smoothly. After Ubisoft assured everyone earlier this month that the port would only require a one-time online activation, it seems this is not accurate.
From Dust Review
Imagine if the Genesis section of the Bible went a little something like this:
And God gathered the earth and the seas,He looked to Adam and Eve on the Island of Eden,Then a nearby volcano exploded,And God accidentally washed his people into the ocean while trying to fight some fires.
Curse of Ubisoft strikes From Dust PC release
Just as with Call of Juarez: The Cartel and every single Assassin’s Creed title, Ubisoft will be delaying the release of a PC version of From Dust.
McCaig: The whole entertainment industry is blending into one
“Movies and games will soon be the same thing.”
Speaking at today’s 2011 Develop Conference, Iain McCaig (principal designer and artist on Star Wars episodes one to three) believes that “movies and games will soon be the same thing.”
McCaig, whose first job in videogames was as a character designer on Lucasfilm Games’ (now LucasArts) The Secret of Monkey Island, believes this convergence represents the “most amazing time to be alive.”
His words came during Develop 2011’s Art Keynote, entitled ‘Showtime!’
“The whole entertainment industry is blending into one.
Games industry grows 5-10% per year, digital sales rising
EA Sports big-wig kicks off Brighton’s Evolve conference.
The annual Develop conference kicked off in Brighton today with, as per usual, the ‘Evolve’ portion of the programme.
Godlike: new From Dust gameplay trailer
This new gameplay trailer of From Dust shows that when given godlike-powers, most people just want to mess around with volcanos.