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Interview: From Dust creator Eric Chahi and Guillaume Bunier, producer

Amidst so many Gamescom titles that seemed to tread familiar ground, Ubisoft's From Dust stood out with its impressive technology and wholly non-violent gameplay. We had a chance to speak with creative director Eric Chahi (who you may know as the creator of Out of This World) and producer Guillaume...

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How 'From Dust' turns manipulating nature into a game

We already know quite a bit about how From Dust (née Project Dust) uses a few layers of basic elements to create a highly realistic and malleable virtual world. What's been less clear was how Eric Chahi and his team were going to make an actual game out of this lava-filled sandbox. Until toda...

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Project Dust, working title becomes From Dust, actual title

It seems like it was just yesterday that Ubisoft was still referring to its mysterious, Eric Chahi-led game by its working title, "Project Dust." Oh, what a difference a day makes. Introducing: From Dust, as elegantly illustrated on the above sign adorning a Ubisoft meeting room at Gamescom this mo...

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How Project Dust's world-building world was built

We're still not entirely sure what kind of game lies underneath the virtual-sandbox-with-lava of Eric Chahi's Project Dust, but after a GDC Europe talk today, we do know a little bit more about the underlying system that makes that sandbox work....

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Chahi: Project Dust is like building sandcastles, with more lava

Speaking to Joystiq during E3, legendary Another World designer Eric Chahi gave us a bit more information about the mysterious Project Dust, revealed at Ubisoft's E3 presentation. First, it's important to know what inspired him to make the game: volcanoes. " I took a trip to an active volcano to see...

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Chahi: Project Dust a spiritual successor to Populous

With the slim details we have about Ubisoft and Eric Chahi's "Project Dust," we're happy for anything that might shed a little light on the spring downloadable release. In a Q&A Ubisoft released, Chahi compares his game to Populous, the strategy classic that casts players as a deity caring for ...

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Eric Chahi's Project Dust heading to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

Remember when we got all excited about Eric Chahi's upcoming game, Project Dust (working title), when it was revealed at Ubisoft's press conference today? Well, that excitement is no longer exclusive to us -- we've embedded the premiere trailer after the break. It's full of masked natives occasiona...

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Eric Chahi's Project Dust coming digitally distributed in spring 2011

If that title didn't fill you with joy, we're very sad for you. You also need to stop reading and go play Eric Chahi's brilliant Another World and Heart of Darkness. If you are squealing like a little girl, we've got the details for you, fresh from Ubisoft's E3 press conference. Chahi, who's bee...

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