Frontier Developments News


Elite Dangerous: Horizons Prepares for Landing this Holiday Season

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 05, 2015 8:55am PDT

Frontier Developments has announced a new paid expansion is coming to the world of Elite Dangerous this holiday season.


"nah, they said it'd be done separately under paid expansions back in the original KS pledge: ..."

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E3 2015: Planet Coaster is a new game from Elite: Dangerous developer

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 16, 2015 7:25pm PDT

Today during the PC Gaming E3 Press Conference Elite Dangerous developer, Frontier, revealed Planet Coaster.


E3 2015: Elite: Dangerous is the first to premiere on Xbox One's Game Preview Program

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 15, 2015 11:59pm PDT

Xbox One's Game Preview Program launches today and Elite: Dangerous is the first game available.


"I just found answers: ..."

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Elite: Dangerous pulls a 'Powerplay' with new update

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2015 10:42am PDT

As much fun as it is to explore the galaxy, sometimes there's an overwhelming urge to conquer it. Good thing allegiances are now a part of Elite: Dangerous' new Powerplay update.


"Honestly, if you weren't having fun with the game before, this update is highly unlikely to ..."

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Elite: Dangerous Coming to Xbox One this Summer

By Steven Wong, Mar 04, 2015 12:30pm PST

The galaxy will soon see a whole new set of explorers when Elite: Dangerous releases for the Xbox One console.


"I would point out that true cross-platform play (i.e. encountering players from other platforms ..."

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Leonard Nimoy being honored in Elite Dangerous with memorial station

By Daniel Perez, Mar 02, 2015 9:00am PST

A new memorial stations will be created to honor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away this past week.


"or how much it will cost to get the promotion and guitar riff when you do"

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Elite: Dangerous 1.1 adds Community Goals and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2015 9:35am PST

Elite: Dangerous has received its first major update, focused on Community Goals, crediting the exploration of unexplored systems, and more.


ScreamRide preview: going for a ride

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 7:00am PST

ScreamRide is built on the three tenets of Create, Ride, and Destroy. Shacknews tries out each of these ideas by going hands-on with the game, which is now slated for a March 3 release on Xbox One and Xbox 360.


"Oh ffs. When will they stop making mobile drivel and throwaway junk things like this and just ..."

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Elite: Dangerous dev CEO discusses Oculus Rift, Kickstarter, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2014 2:00pm PST

Elite: Dangerous is set to release next week and Shacknews recently spoke to Frontier Developments CEO David Braben about what to expect in the game, as well as working with Oculus Rift and Kickstarter.


"Any reason why you guys don't publish 1080p video? It doesn't really bother me, but I am curious."

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Elite: Dangerous enters 'Gamma 2.00' with new launch trailer

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2014 9:45am PST

Elite: Dangerous has deployed its 'Gamma 2.0' and released a launch trailer to prepare for next week's final version.


"Oh wait, they probably mean 1,000 and not 10,000, right? You can't buy shit for 1k. =D"

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Elite: Dangerous will forego offline play

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 17, 2014 11:30am PST

Elite: Dangerous will arrive on PC next month, but it will not feature offline play.


"I was under the impression there was already OFFLINE singleplayer as I played it a good bit and ..."

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Elite: Dangerous 'Beta 3' adds multiple ship ownership and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Those looking to collect a fleet in Elite: Dangerous can now do so with the new Beta 3, which launches today.


"Apparently you can get close enough for it to kick in and then just stop. It takes longer but ..."

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Amazon reveals new Fire games from WayForward, Frontier Developments

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 14, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Amazon continues to bolster its gaming lineup for the Fire phone and tablets, revealing a trio of new games from some fairly well-known game developers.


Chatty Q&A: Elite: Dangerous with producer Adam Woods

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2014 12:45pm PDT

Elite: Dangerous has hit Beta 2 and Frontier Developments is answering questions from both the Shacknews staff and from members of the Chatty community.


"Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Chatty Q&A: Elite: Dangerous with producer Adam Woods"

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ScreamRide video shows the destructive power of roller coasters

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Roller coasters are more effective than any wrecking ball, if the latest gameplay footage for ScreamRide is any indication.


"Roller coaster games are pointless with Oculus Rift support now."

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