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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.

By John Robertson | 20 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 5 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

From Dust has always-on DRM removed

A new patch for the PC version of From Dust will remove the dreaded always-on DRM.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2011 | Comments Off

Steam offering From Dust PC refunds

Always-on DRM issue forces Valve to dig into their piggy bank.

By John Robertson | 24 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 18 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 8 Aug 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 20 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 8 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

Google looking to enter the games industry

Games at Google branded as a ‘new business’ by the search engine provider.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

From Dust – E3 2011 Trailer

Ubisoft didn’t show anything of From Dust during their press event, but this new trailer has emerged for the Populous-like title.

By Paul Younger | 7 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: Human Revolution gets robotic with Sarif Industry TV spot

Ever felt the need for some robotic hands to help you play the piano?

By Paul Younger | 13 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

NPD: Industry’s Best Ever November Sales

NPD has revealed the latest videogame industry sales figures in the US which show that November 2010 was the best November ever thanks to the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops and Microsoft’s Kinect.

By Paul Younger | 10 Dec 2010 | Comments Off

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By Paul Younger | 20 Aug 2010 | Comments Off