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June 5, 2012

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. To sign up for the beta you’ll need to register at¬†www.Dust514.com/beta, users will…


May 1, 2012

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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. The editor is billed as “easy to use” and lets you…


March 28, 2012

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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. Dyack has echoed many of the sentiments voiced by fellow developer David…


March 21, 2012

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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. TIGA has been lobbying for more support for the…


January 20, 2012

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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…


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…