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.
Have a PS4? Never played classic adventure platformer Another World? You can change that starting next week when Eric Chahi's beloved 1991 title hits Sony's latest console.
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…
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.
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."
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.
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…
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.
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."
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.