From Dust
From Dust Developer Diary Focuses on Being a God
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From Dust is looking like it'll easily fulfil our ambitions to be a god, enabling us to protect our tribe from the elements by scooping up water, lava and sand to prevent the island inhabitants from being incinerated, drowned or landlocked and trapped.

Boasting gorgeous visuals, glorious physics and a healthy dose of strategical gameplay, From Dust seems to tick all of the boxes and looks as though it may well be one of the biggest highlights for this year's Summer of Arcade on the Xbox Live Arcade.

For an in-depth look at From Dust, you should really give our hands-on preview the once over. But before you go and do that, check out the new developer diary, which focuses on the gameplay. Prepare to play god when From Dust launches on XBLA from July 27th for 1200 Microsoft Points.


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Comment #1 by spiralgrant
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 02:11:06 PM
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cant wait for this game...I AM GOD HERE ME RAWR

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Comment #2 by ZLU CORONA
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 02:11:28 PM
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Comment #4 by Wizowes
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 02:35:16 PM
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looks similar to black and white on pc

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Comment #5 by Hobbes.
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 02:37:52 PM
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this needs a mode where you can play as a bad god trying to stop the villagers from getting somewhere, other than that it looks good

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Comment #6 by Wabbit
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 03:00:03 PM
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Quite looking forward to this actually. Seems different and as if it could be pretty fun.

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Comment #7 by threefiftyzzz
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 03:16:04 PM
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I'm really lookin forward to this...they say the physics rival most retail games...

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Comment #8 by DJConnelly
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 03:46:44 PM
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Perfect for all us megalomaniacs

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Comment #9 by starkiller21
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 05:05:05 PM
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cant wait got my m$ points ready

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Comment #11 by secretkaos187
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 06:54:33 PM
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This is gonna be a great game

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Comment #12 by TheUglyCasanova
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 07:17:37 PM
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Really want it but refuse to pay MS's ridiculous, ever increasing prices. Will be a nice pick up to have when it's on sale during Christmas time.

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Comment #13 by Drjimbo32
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 09:29:24 PM
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@10 tsk tsk

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Comment #14 by MajorMercyFlush
Friday, July 08, 2011 @ 11:23:17 PM
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I thought there wasn't going to be anyone whine about costing 1200 points. Every fucking Arcade Title article its the same thing.

Can't we just get a button marked Price Whine and it counts them all up and you can all stand united instead of having to trawl through them.

Don't want to pay it don't, but I'm tired of hear about it.

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Comment #15 by LeetAsSin
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 12:39:59 AM
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Not going to lie it kind of looks boring ^o^

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Comment #16 by namepending
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 12:56:01 AM
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@15 it's more of a relaxing game for when you are pissed at [insert FPS of choice] and want to cool off.

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Comment #17 by Jedi sy
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 04:34:48 AM
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I'll be playing this over AAA titles, it's going to be amazing!

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Comment #18 by helibaster
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 09:25:56 AM
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SO FUCKING CEAP!!! i thougt it would cost around 2700 MP or higher if you think about the quality...

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Comment #19 by the bears beard
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 10:36:07 AM
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Comment #20 by elsnoggler
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 01:58:39 PM
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I would say, no. 4, that it looks similar to what we were promised with Black & White on PC, but never got.

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Comment #21 by Josh Benton
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 02:25:03 PM
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Looks interesting, would rather have a sort of build a village, look after your people. Build troops. Attack other villages, take them over. And so on.

But i will pick this up, not literally of course ;)

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Comment #22 by Spaceomatic
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 03:49:34 PM
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@21 I'd play the civilzation series if you haven't already if you want to play something like that...

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Comment #23 by General Redland
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 05:10:13 PM
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I haven't played a game like this on a console since Populous on the PlayStation. Man I loved scaring people away with bees so that they ran into the volcano!

I'm definitely looking forward to this. That is so long as I'm allowed to save and needlessly terrorize the island people. Don't judge me. You know you want to.

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Comment #24 by Jordbrett
Saturday, July 09, 2011 @ 11:59:47 PM
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@3 glad there was one person who caught the Ghostbusters reference & @ 23 I had populous for SNES and could NEVER figure it out as a kid.

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Comment #25 by X KNIGHTBREED X
Sunday, July 10, 2011 @ 07:23:27 AM
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i saw the video and i thought.. this is a advanced version "Lemmings"

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Comment #26 by b0b
Sunday, July 10, 2011 @ 07:35:18 AM
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cant wait to play as morgan freeman

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Comment #27 by jeter89
Sunday, July 10, 2011 @ 11:08:41 AM
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jees, what am i supposed to play until this comes out?

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Comment #28 by nic0dem
Sunday, July 10, 2011 @ 02:03:29 PM
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kinda sad this wont be a full retail game but it looks great

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Comment #29 by Lord Nihlathak
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 @ 04:41:22 AM
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It looks so nice. I just don't get tired of say, This is a MUST BUY for me.

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Comment #30 by Spaceomatic
Friday, July 22, 2011 @ 04:08:56 PM
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I'm a pretty girl.

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Comment #31 by LEGGOmyEGGObro
Saturday, July 23, 2011 @ 02:47:05 PM
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is it just me or does the womans voice in the video's sound like Storm from the old 90's Xmen cartoon?

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