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From Dust breathes life into XBLA activity charts, followed by Bastion

With a little help from the Summer of Arcade promotion, not to mention the involvement of gaming industry legend Eric Chahi, Xbox Live Arcade's From Dust managed to top Major Nelson's XBLA activity charts during its release week, followed by the previous week's offering, Bastion. It's so nice of...

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Ubisoft bringing Assassins, Rabbids, and Future Soldiers to Gamescom

Sure, said assassins, rabbids, and future soldiers will arrive in video game form, but there's at least an air of danger in Ubisoft's Gamescom lineup. The French publisher revealed its German cavalry this week, saying that all titles will be available either in hands-on versions or hands-off...

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From Dust PC gets Ubisoft DRM, Steam pre-purchase bonus

For being such wildly different games, From Dust and Driver: San Francisco sure have a lot in common. They were both recently delayed, for example, and now news has hit that From Dust will follow Driver's lead by making use of Ubisoft's ubiquitous "Ubisoft Online Service" digital rights...

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Get From Dust a day early, snag The Maw for free [update: ITSP and Fruit Ninja pulled]

Much the same as the Microsoft Store deal last week, those who use the store to purchase this week's Summer of Arcade entry, From Dust, will also receive The Maw for free. That's not surprising. What is surprising, is that Microsoft Store purchase of From Dust can be redeemed right now, the day...

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From Dust review: It's hard out here for a god

"Why does God let bad things happen?" It's perhaps the toughest question for people of faith to answer. How is it that a loving deity, who cares equally about all his creations, let some of them suffer so terribly? For whatever strengths or faults it has, From Dust has allowed me to find the...

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From Dust PC launch delayed one month, available Aug. 17

Eric Chahi's upcoming experiment in nature manipulation, From Dust, won't arrive on PCs until mid-August. The company confirmed as much to Joystiq this afternoon, specifically noting, "From Dust will hit XBLA this Wednesday and will release on PC on Wednesday, August 17." That's just three...

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From Dust moves From Xbox Live to PC on July 27

PC gamers have cut their teeth on world-building strategy titles since the dawn of time -- it makes sense, then, that Out of this World creator Eric Chahi's upcoming god game, From Dust, will arrive on the PC day-and-date with its Xbox Live counterpart. If you've got a hankering for cultivating a...

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XBLA Summer of Arcade releases dated, buy them all for free Crimson Alliance

We knew which games were going to be part of this year's XBLA "Summer of Arcade" -- but not when. Today, Microsoft shared that information, allowing you to plan your season around buying video games. The Summer kicks off with the isometric action-adventure Bastion on July 20, for 1200...

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OnLive Player App for iPad and Android brings tablet/TV integration, ala Wii U

Cloud gaming poster child OnLive took the opportunity at E3 to show off its tablet-bound OnLive Player application, coming to both iPad and Android devices "later this year," while providing "far higher performance, richer gameplay and deeper social integration than any console announced for...

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Xbox Live Summer of Arcade 2011 kicks off July 20

Can't have summer without hot new Xbox Live games, right? Microsoft has announced its line-up for the warmer months, kicking off July 20 -- strangely, in an email and not, you know, during its E3 2011 press conference. Regardless, a total of five games will be on offer. No exact time table for...

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