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CCP Newcastle opens, works on Dust 514

Tuesday, 29th June 2010 10:54 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Icelandic developer CCP has announced that its new UK studio, based in Newcastle, is open for business.

The outfit, housed in Gateshead Quays, will help out CCP Asia on the firm’s console-based MMOFPS, Dust 514, which ties in with CCP’s major concern, MMO EVE Online.

It will also collaborate on all console projects for the developer from here on out.

“The decision to establish a UK studio was an easy one for CCP,” said technical director, Richard Smith.

“The North East has a distinguished heritage of game development, an experienced console-development talent pool and local universities producing exceptional graduates.

“We have been able to assemble a world-class team of console developers with unparalleled Unreal Engine expertise and integrate them with CCP’s global organization.”

The formation of the studio was announced back in February, while Dust 514 was announced at gamescom last August.

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12 Comments

  1. fdelfino

    Is this MMOFPS Dust 514 has anything to do with the Eric Chahi’s Project Dust, shown on E3?

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Quak0r

    No

    #2 4 years ago
  3. mington

    Dust? Anyone? No? Dust?

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Blerk

    Space dust!

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Cee

    Angel Dust?

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Aimless

    Dustin Hoffman.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. mington

    DUSTurbia, it’s like the darkness is light

    (i is bringing the hip-hop flavor yo)

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Blerk

    I don’t care ’bout your other girls
    Dust be good to me

    #8 4 years ago
  9. mington

    Dust dance, gonna be okay, da da doo-doo-mmm
    Dust dance, spin that record babe, da da doo-doo-mmm
    Dust dance, gonna be okay, d-d-d-dance
    Dance, dance, dust, d-d-dust dance

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Blerk

    I can’t follow that! :-D

    #10 4 years ago
  11. fdelfino

    Dust do it.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Johnny Cullen

    That is excellent. Seriously.

    #12 4 years ago

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