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Screamride is a rollercoaster, just got to ride it on Xbox [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

Screamride is a brand new game from Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 and Thrillville studio Frontier Developments, and it's coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 in spring 2015. While details weren't discussed at Microsoft's Gamescom conference, going by the trailer and the studio's history we think we're looking...

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Elite: Dangerous enters beta with major multiplayer fixes

Frontier Developments' crowdfunded interstellar exploration game Elite: Dangerous has reached the beta stage, and now offers players a greater number of explorable areas and fully functional trading economies, among other significant improvements. Elite: Dangerous Beta 1 features 55 star...

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Endangered species get helping hand from Microsoft, Zoo Tycoon

Community challenges for Zoo Tycoon players will benefit more than just virtual animals, thanks to donations from Microsoft. Each month, a new challenge will be issued by Zoo Tycoon developer Frontier. When the challenge has been completed, Microsoft will donate $10,000 to whichever nonprofit...

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Elite: Dangerous single-player alpha released for backers

Frontier Developments has released a playable alpha version of its crowdfunded space exploration game Elite: Dangerous, giving backers a glimpse at the game's interstellar combat mechanics in its single-player mode. The alpha lets players test out the Sidewinder spacecraft throughout eight...

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Frontier Developments goes Coaster Crazy Deluxe on Wii U

Coaster Crazy Deluxe, by LostWinds and RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 developer Frontier Developments, is an upcoming Wii U eShop game that lets you design death-ensuring virtual coasters on the GamePad in order to satiate the "crazies" who visit your diabolically unsafe theme park. Specific "crazies"...

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Elite: Dangerous developer diary details evolving galaxy

Elite: Dangerous, the Kickstarter project by Frontier Developments, has a new developer diary video from Founder David Braben discussing the ways in which the game's galaxy evolves over time. In the video, Braben describes the development of planets and the various contracts that players complete...

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Elite: Dangerous Kickstarter gets video and concept art

Frontier Developments updated its Kickstarter page for Elite: Dangerous with a few pieces of concept art and a video. The video shows Elite co-creator and Founder of Frontier Developments David Braben discussing the history of the series and his vision for Dangerous. The Kickstarter project is...

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Elite co-creator plans to resurrect series with Dangerous Kickstarter

Elite co-creator David Braben is the latest grandfather of space sims to turn to Kickstarter, with plans to resurrect the classic series through new game Dangerous. Braben set up a minimum of £1.25 million (roughly $2 million) in funding to launch Elite: Dangerous, but is hoping for more so...

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Creep out other commuters: Kinectimals adds iOS to its mobile roster

With the recent launch of "My Xbox Live" on Apple's iOS platform, not to mention Halo Waypoint, Microsoft seems to have officially embraced the ubiquity of its competition's devices. And with today's release of Kinectimals for iOS (a port of the already released Windows Phone 7 version), that...

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LostWinds demonstrated on iOS

Back in July, LostWinds developer Frontier Developments announced its intention to port the WiiWare title to the iOS and Android platforms. Today, get a glimpse at the new tap-based interface and scaled-down graphics. There's also some footage of actors playing on an iPhone and iPad to...

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