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From Dust (PlayStation 3)

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www.xbox.com:
    Discover a unique Modern God game where nature is the star: From Dust, the latest original concept by Eric Chahi, visionary creator of Another World. Behold the beauty of a primitive world pulsing with life and face the might of nature. Beware the danger of a world that is constantly changing under your command. Control the destiny of a tribe struggling to survive and help it recover its ancestors’ lost powers. Immerse yourself in a world as exotically beautiful as it is dangerous. A universe where Nature reclaims what is Hers; and you are your people’s only chance of survival. 8.5/10 “From Dust is memorable, beautiful and unique, something that stays in your mind long after you’ve moved on to something else ...” IGN UK 9.0/10 “A sandbox so good, you might just forget your next objective ...” EDGE MAGAZINE

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15011) on Dec 18, 2011.

Ubisoft press release (September 08, 2011):

    From Dust™ PlayStation Network® Release Date Revealed

    London, UK – September 8, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that From Dust, a modern God game from visionary creator Eric Chahi, will be available to download on the PlayStation Network® on September 14, 2011 in the UK for £11.99.

    From Dust, winner of Game Critics’ Awards Best Strategy Game of E3 Award, allows players to control the destiny of a primitive tribe against the backdrop of a world in constant evolution in one of the most advanced real-time nature simulations, where everything you see and interact with evolves dynamically, offering a constantly renewed experience.

    For more information about From Dust, please visit http://from-dust.ubi.com/from-dust/en-GB/home/

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (114919) on Sep 26, 2011.

from-dust.ubi.com (Official website):

    Description

    A Modern God Game Where Nature is the Star
    From Dust™ is the latest original video game concept by Eric Chahi, creator of the cult classic, Another World.

    Immerse yourself in a world as exotically beautiful as it is dangerous!

    You control the destiny of a primitive tribe against the backdrop of a world in constant evolution, a universe where mighty Nature reclaims what is hers and your mastery of the elements is your people’s only chance of survival...

    Key Features

    Groundbreaking Technology
    Play in the sandbox of one of the most advanced real-time nature simulations, where everything you see and interact with evolves dynamically, offering a constantly renewed experience.

    Unique Art Direction
    Discover a large variety of environments: Tropical islands, volcanic landscapes, deserts, and so much more!

    Rich Story Mode
    Explore 13 breathtaking territories of emergent gameplay. Master the natural forces at play on a mysterious archipelago and help a primitive tribe recover the lost powers of their ancestors.

    Confront Mighty Nature
    Protect your tribe against Nature's most devastating attacks. You'll be faced with tsunamis, wildfires, earthquakes, volcanoes, torrential rains, and more!

    Master Godlike Powers
    Control the forces of nature and sculpt the world in your image.
    Hold back lava, stop raging waters, empty lakes, grow forests, and raise mountains!

    Live Up to the Challenge
    Race against the clock on 30 additional maps in Challenge mode. Each scenario is a puzzle-like challenge where time is of the essence.

    Online Leaderboards
    Compare your Challenge mode scores with the community on worldwide Leaderboards.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (114919) on Sep 26, 2011.