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January 19, 2012

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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. Thief managed to make me wary of the floor, in case I made too…

January 17, 2012

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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…

September 9, 2011

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From Dust has always-on DRM removed

A new patch for the PC version of From Dust will remove the dreaded always-on DRM. This represents the latest move in an apparently unpredictable Ubisoft DRM strategy, which has seen certain games from the…

August 24, 2011

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Steam offering From Dust PC refunds

Always-on DRM issue forces Valve to dig into their piggy bank. Last week’s revelation that From Dust requires an always-on internet connection to validate your purchase of the game and allow you to play it…

August 18, 2011

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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. In fact, it’s…

August 8, 2011

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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…

July 25, 2011

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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. The word from a Green Man Gaming post…

July 19, 2011

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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. Evolve focuses on the future of the industry…

July 8, 2011

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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. Incidentally, the study of volcanos is known as ‘vulcanology’. What a great word. Anyway,…

June 24, 2011

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Google looking to enter the games industry

Games at Google branded as a ‘new business’ by the search engine provider. It seems that everyone is looking for a little slice of the videogame pie nowadays. Google are the latest company to properly…

June 7, 2011

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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. From Dust will be coming to XBLA as part of the “summer of arcade”,…

December 10, 2010

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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….