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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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