From Dust

PC, XBLA, PS3 / Strategy / Release: Aug 17, 2011 / ESRB: E10+

Ubisoft PC policy requires one-time activation, scraps always-on DRM

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 10:30am PDT

Ubisoft has scrapped its always-on and start-up verification DRM requirements for PC games, stating that its new policy as of June 2011 is to only require a one-time activation.


From Dust heading to Google Chrome

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2012 6:45pm PST

Google Chrome will be getting From Dust in April, Ubisoft announced today.


Chahi: No plans for From Dust sequel

By Xav de Matos, Nov 04, 2011 8:15pm PDT

From Dust mastermind Eric Chahi has said that there are no plans to develop a sequel to the downloadable title he says "sold very well."


From Dust hitting PlayStation Network tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Ubisoft has changed the release date for From Dust on PSN, pushing it up so it drops tomorrow, September 13.


From Dust PC DRM patched to allow offline play

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 09, 2011 7:15am PDT

As promised, Ubisoft has scaled back From Dust's DRM so you can now play the PC edition whilst offline.


From Dust coming to PS3 on September 27

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 08, 2011 10:00am PDT

From Dust will be available for PS3 on September 27 for $14.99, arriving little over a month after the Xbox Live Arcade and PC releases.


Ubisoft to remove online authentication requirement in From Dust on PC

By Xav de Matos, Aug 22, 2011 7:15pm PDT

From Dust will have all of its online authentication DRM removed on PC, Ubisoft has revealed.


From Dust PC port requires online at start-up

By Steve Watts, Aug 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Ubisoft has been hit with criticism for its PC port of From Dust, ranging from bugs and lack of graphical optimization options to an online check at start-up, despite previous assurances that it would only require a one-time activation.


From Dust is Ubisoft's fastest selling XBLA game

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 04, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Ubisoft has a hit on its hands. The publisher has announced that From Dust has "broken record digital sales for Ubisoft," by having the highest first-day sales of any Xbox Live Arcade game that Ubisoft has ever released.


From Dust Steam pre-order includes Team Fortress 2 mask

By Xav de Matos, Jul 29, 2011 5:15pm PDT

A new mask for Team Fortress 2 is the prize for pre-ordering the Ubisoft-developed downloadable title From Dust on Steam.


From Dust PC won't use 'always online' DRM

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 28, 2011 12:15pm PDT

While the PC edition of From Dust was delayed by a fortnight, we can at least be thankful that it won't have the terrible 'always online' DRM requirement Ubisoft has resurrected for Driver: Frisco.


Daily Filter: July 27, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Jul 27, 2011 8:15pm PDT

Today's Filter features a wrathful cinematic for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, a launch trailer for From Dust, gameplay from Serious Sam Double D, and an announcement trailer for Nicktoons MLB.


From Dust PC delayed to August

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 25, 2011 5:45pm PDT

Originally scheduled for release two days from now, Ubisoft has delayed the PC version of From Dust, without offering any real explanation.


From Dust coming to PC on July 27

By Steve Watts, Jul 07, 2011 2:55pm PDT

From Dust will release on the PC on July 27 for $14.99, Ubisoft announced today. The company also released a new developer diary for a closer look at the game.


Xbox Live Summer of Arcade dated and priced

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2011 9:15am PDT

Microsoft has announced the dates and prices for this year's Summer of Arcade, starting July 20. Most titles go for $15, but Fruit Ninja Kinect will be $10. Buying all will get you Crimson Alliance in September.