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Ubisoft’s Project Dust looks very polished

Tuesday, 22nd June 2010 16:21 GMT By Joe Anderson

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Ubisoft has released a new E3 trailer for god game Project Dust.

According to the game’s creative director, Eric Chahi, the game’s a spiritual heir to Populous and based on a “technological breakthrough which allows [players] to have a world that’s entirely dynamic.”

Chahi also said that the developers want “Project Dust, to be the most spectacular XBLA/PSN game to-date, by giving players a deep experience, in a believable world.”

Ambitious indeed.

You can read the full interview with the Chahi over on Facebook.

Project Dust is slated for release on PC, PSN, and XBL in spring 2011.

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22 Comments

  1. Gheritt White

    GAME OF E3!!!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Blerk

    Very interested to see more of this.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Gheritt White

    Gosh, I loved FlashBack… I still have very, very fond memories of playing that on my old PowerMac.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Yoshi

    This reminded me of that game AFRIKA, whatever happened to that? It was hyped to be the best looking game on PS3 then it just disappeared XD

    #4 5 years ago
  5. DrDamn

    @4
    It was released in Japan and then the US (as Hakuna Matata) but never here. I picked up the US version in Hong Kong. The animation is the stand out feature, graphical fidelity isn’t all that great.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Moonwalker1982

    I saw a videoreview of Afrika, but it wasn’t all that impressive at all really in my opinion, nothing too special.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. DrDamn

    As a game there isn’t a whole lot to it. It’s quite a nice chill game though with some good educational aspects from a wildlife and photographic point of view.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. ExclusivesMostly

    Interesting, need more info though. I wonder why they’re all wearing masks – maybe because of excessive dust?

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    You know, first time i thouht it is Populous.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. The Juice707

    I thought this was gonna be a retail game. Looks really impressive for just being a download.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. fdelfino

    @2
    Pardon my ignorance, but what this game has to do with Flashback? Are you talking about that old pc side scroller about alien conspiracy? I also loved that game. Played it to my heart.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. fdelfino

    Sorry, the above comment was directed to #3.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. OlderGamer

    Where the hell did this come from?

    Alright sign me up.

    I swear there are more PSN/XBLA games that I want this year then retail boxed ones.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. polygem

    is that an example of the arty farty stuff jaffe is sick of? i like it.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. TravisTouchdown

    Close-ish link…: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Chahi

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Gheritt White

    @ 12 & 12: Eric Chahi – Project Dust‘s mastermind – was the brains and visionary behind Delphine Software’s Another World and Flashback: The Quest for Identity… which is precisely why I’m so excited for this game.

    Did anybody ever play Heart of Darkness? I bet that was properly mint too.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. fdelfino

    @16
    Cool!
    Always knew Another World as Out of this World.
    Lovely games these two (Flashback and Another World). Good to know the guy behind these is also on Project Dust. Looking forward to it

    #17 5 years ago
  18. onlineatron

    Would prefer the headline to read ‘Eric Chahi’s Project Dust looks very polished’… given his pedigree.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. akrillic

    @ 16. Not that it really matters but what the hey….Flashback is not an Eric Chahi game. Heart or Darkness was but was the very opposite of “mint”. It was “manure” in fact… but looked nice… at the time

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Telepathic.Geometry

    That game looks interesting, but I’d like to get a look at the gameplay mechanics.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Anders

    Looks interesting, to say the least.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. ensabahnur

    Amazing, i wanna see some actual gameplay though. Not just walking.

    #22 5 years ago

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