Posts Tagged Elite: Dangerous


Elite: Dangerous Beta 1.3 Impressions

Back in 1984, when the original Elite was released by David Braben and Ian Bell, you could tell it was a special game.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous to introduce outposts in Beta 2

The latest newsletter for Elite: Dangerous has a few details to share about the addition of outposts for Beta 2.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #177

It’s the post-Gamescom IncGamers podcast, which means dealing with the bits and pieces of the show that followed our Gamescom special.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Aug 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous hid free Beta access USBs in Cologne

If you happen to live in Cologne, there is a very small chance that you might be able to get access to the Elite: Dangerous Beta for free.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous releases beta stats, development update

The latest Elite: Dangerous beta newsletter may not be quite stuffed with news, but does include a few interesting details about the direction of development.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous “Standard” Beta launches – Lots of patch notes

Today is the day Elite: Dangerous expands for beta testers which also means it’s slightly cheaper to play.

By Paul Younger | 30 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous outlines future expansion plans

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter contains a few details about how Frontier Developments plans to expand the game post-release.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2014 | 2

Elite: Dangerous moving to “standard” beta on 29 July

The Kafka-esque world of PC beta naming schemes continues to be encapsulated by Elite: Dangerous, which says it will be moving to a standard beta phase on 29 July.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jun 2014 | 3

Elite: Dangerous jumps to Premium Beta 2, adds star systems

Much like the universe itself (well, probably,) Elite: Dangerous is expanding.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous E3 trailer boasts 400 billion star systems

I wasn’t really expecting an E3 2014 trailer for Elite: Dangerous from Frontier Developments, so this is a pleasant surprise.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Jun 2014 | 16

Elite Dangerous Premium beta begins

Frontier  hit a new milestone in the development of Elite Dangerous as more players join the action.

By Paul Younger | 30 May 2014 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous Alpha 4 launches bringing the Boötes constellation

As development continues on Elite Dangerous Frontier launch the next phase of testing called Alpha 4.

By Paul Younger | 16 May 2014 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous Alpha 4 and premium beta release dates revealed

Elite Dangerous testers will be pleased to hear the development is moving along at a speedy pace with news of the Alpha 4 release date.

By Paul Younger | 3 May 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous Premium Beta begins today

Alpha testing is now concluding and Frontier is about to move on to the next phase of testing the new Elite.

By Paul Younger | 10 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #157

This week’s edition of the podcast harkens back to a strange and mysterious time when small teams of programmers could find huge success making a game in a small office or bedroom.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Mar 2014 | 16

Elite: Dangerous alpha 3.0 out, video shows off docking

Frontier Developments have released alpha 3.0 of Elite: Dangerous to those who backed at an alpha level, and this alpha build is actually starting to shape the game up a bit.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Mar 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous multiplayer footage from alpha phase 2.0

The development of Elite: Dangerous is continuing at pace, with the latest release expanding the alpha multiplayer options for those who backed the game at appropriate levels (that level is still £200.00 GBP.) In this latest build, there are now four different multiplayer scenarios for people to try out.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous Alpha gets underway – Video shows ship control

Frontier has today launched the Alpha test for backers of Elite Dangerous called “Phase one – Single Player Combat”.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

New Elite Dangerous video diary explains cockpit and HUD design

A new video developer diary for Elite Dangerous has been released in which Frontier’s Art Director Chris Gregory explains how they’ve used a team of artists and animators to design elements of the HUD and cockpit.

By Paul Younger | 28 Nov 2013 | 3

Elite Dangerous alpha and beta plans revealed – Alpha starts December

David Braben is back with another developer diary for Elite Dangerous in which he discusses the latest developments.

By Paul Younger | 18 Oct 2013 | 2

Virtual space: Elite Dangerous gets Oculus Rift support

If there was one type of game that lends itself to VR it would be anything where you’re sitting down in a cockpit.

By Paul Younger | 10 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Braben’s Elite: Dangerous dev diary video explains the Capital ship trailer

Back in September Frontier released a very tasty looking Elite: Dangerous video showing the game’s Capital ships but it was unclear what was in-game footage and what had been added to the video to make it look so snazzy.

By Paul Younger | 6 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous video shows capital ships getting dangerous

Following what’s been described by Frontier Developments as a lengthy selection process, Elite: Dangerous now has a composer.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Cobra commander: new Elite: Dangerous images

As well as taking a punt on the stock exchange, Frontier Developments is still busy doing what they were Kickstarted to do; namely, developing Elite: Dangerous.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous Kickstarter concludes raising £1,578,166 – New gameplay video

The Elite Dangerous Kickstarter project has now concluded and has surpassed it’s goal of £1,250,000.

By Paul Younger | 5 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous fund raising ending soon – Mac version now confirmed

In the past 48 hours Frontier Developments have seen their Kickstarter Elite Dangerous fund balance swell as they head toward the end of the fund raising period.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous reaches Kickstarter £1.25m goal – New stretch goal added

The money has been rolling in for Frontier Developments today. This afternoon they required around 5OK GBP to reach their £1,250,000 Kickstarter goal for Elite Dangerous and this evening they’ve managed raise the cash.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jan 2013 | 1

Elite Dangerous Kickstarter ends soon – Still needs £48K

Frontier Developments will wrap up their Elite Dangerous Kickstarter campaign in 58 hours and they are on their way to reaching their goal of £1,250,000.

By Paul Younger | 2 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

Elite Dangerous gets a trailer and now taking Paypal payments

Frontier Developments are looking to drum up some more cash for their Elite Dangerous Kickstarter project by releasing a new trailer for the game.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Layoffs at Frontier Developments and Elite Dangerous Kickstarter update

Report have come in this morning via Eurogamer that 14 staff have been let go at Elite Dangerous developer Frontier Developments.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off