​A Great Reminder of Why We Need to Keep Classic Games Alive

Almost everything we love about modern video game owes a huge debt to Another World. So, it's a boon that people playing on the Xbox Ones and PS4s of today can experience what made this proto-indie adventure a classic. » 6/26/14 4:00pm 6/26/14 4:00pm

From Dust Is Now Available on the Chrome Store

Eric Chahi's distinctive god-game From Dust is now available through the Google Chrome store for a discounted price of $9.99. The game was one of the more pleasant surprises of last year. » 5/22/12 6:15pm 5/22/12 6:15pm

The Beautiful, Mysterious Classic Another World is Reborn on iOS

Silence and danger; stark, foreboding mystery, and the wonders of a truly alien world. Eric Chahi's Another World stands as one of the great video games of the 1990's, a testament to the power of one man's creative vision. It was a game that was so far ahead of its time that many of today's releases still haven't… » 9/23/11 9:30am 9/23/11 9:30am

From Dust Empowers PlayStation 3 Players September 27

That an entire console worth of gamers haven't experienced Eric Chahi's glorious strategy game From Dust weighs is a shame, but a shame that will be rectified come September 27 when the game hits the PlayStation Network for $14.99. » 9/08/11 11:40am 9/08/11 11:40am

The Game That Really Was Out of This World

It was 1992. I was at my friend Paul's house, playing games on his mighty 486 PC, and we'd just finished a complete playthrough of Monkey Island for probably the 100th time. Bored, he turns to me and says "Oh yeah, my brother got this new game. Let's play that." » 7/27/11 12:00am 7/27/11 12:00am

Controlling the Breath of a God with From Dust

Being a god in Ubisoft's From Dust ain't easy. Though you can manipulate the elements of this world, you'll sometimes feel less like an all-powerful deity than you might a hopeful local politician, a cog in a powerful, sluggish, bureaucratic machine. » 5/27/11 12:00pm 5/27/11 12:00pm

Watch The Creators of Doom, Prince of Persia, Pac-Man And Pitfall! Wax…

Not only can you now relive this year's Game Developers Conference keynote from Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, who spoke about the creation of Kirby and the devaluation of games in "Video Games Turn 25: A Historical Perspective and Vision for the Future," you can experience the best part of GDC 2011: the classic… » 3/23/11 9:00pm 3/23/11 9:00pm

From Dust Still Looks Out Of This World

This is another gorgeous look at From Dust, the next game from Out Of This World (aka Another World) creator Eric Chahi. Bound for Xbox Live Arcade, PC and PlayStation Network sometime this year, From Dust lets you play god, protecting the inhabitants of an island from natural disaster. » 3/21/11 4:30pm 3/21/11 4:30pm

The Making Of Out Of This World And The Infinite Fax Attack

Eric Chahi, the creator of moody landmark adventure game Out of This World (aka Another World), once fought with his publisher, Interplay, via fax machine. Things got so bad at one point he attacked Interplay's offices with the dreaded "infinite fax." » 3/03/11 5:00pm 3/03/11 5:00pm

God Plays Ball In From Dust

A cursor spins lazily over a primitive ocean. A button is pressed, and water is gathered in a great ball, hovering in the air. The cursor moves, the water drops, and lakes are formed. This is From Dust. » 8/20/10 10:00am 8/20/10 10:00am

From Dust Is For Those Of You Who Like Playing God

Eric Chahi made the acclaimed game Out of This World, then Heart of Darkness, then took a break from game-making, during which time he fell in love with volcanoes. Now he's making this. » 8/18/10 5:00pm 8/18/10 5:00pm