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Elite: Dangerous – Alpha Phase Launches, New Trailer Released

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Frontier Developments announced today that the alpha phase for Elite: Dangerous is a go. As the company hinted, this announcement follows Frontier’s announcement on 18 October 2013 that the Alpha phase would launch in December 2013. In other words, Frontier is right on schedule with the game’s alpha test. In addition, the company has released a new trailer (as well as a dev diary) that can be viewed below. Continue reading Elite: Dangerous – Alpha Phase Launches, New Trailer Released

Elite: Dangerous – Developer Diary #8

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Frontier Developments has released a new developer diary for its upcoming space combat title, Elite: Dangerous. In this latest dev diary, Chris Gregory (Art Director) talks through the various techniques used to put together the Damocles video as well as discussing how it has helped advance the game. It also contains some sneak peeks of the latest game build in action. Enjoy! Continue reading Elite: Dangerous – Developer Diary #8

Elite: Dangerous – Developer Diary #6

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Frontier Developments has released a new dev diary for Elite Dangerous. In this sixth dev diary David Braben provides commentary on development process for the recently released Capital Ship Battle video. In Elite: Dangerous, players will fly a spaceship using a first person from-the-cockpit view, building on the elements from the previous games, with sumptious graphics enabled by the performance of modern PCs. Enjoy! Continue reading Elite: Dangerous – Developer Diary #6

New Elite: Dangerous Trailer Looks Sexy

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Frontier Developments has released a new trailer for its upcoming space game, Elite: Dangerous, showcasing the game’s visuals. The video also contains the music created for the pitch by the winning composer Erasmus Talbot. In Elite: Dangerous, players will fly a spaceship using a first person from-the-cockpit view, building on the elements from the previous games, with sumptious graphics enabled by the performance of modern PCs – all made possible using procedural techniques. Enjoy! Continue reading New Elite: Dangerous Trailer Looks Sexy

Elite: Dangerous – Kickstarter Hits Its £1,25 Million Goal – 51 Hours Left

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Good news for space fans as Elite: Dangerous has just been funded. Developed by Frontier Developments, Elite: Dangerous promises to remind us what made Elite so great back in the days. In Elite: Dangerous, players will fly a spaceship using a first person from-the-cockpit view, building on the elements from the previous games, with sumptious graphics enabled by the performance of modern PCs – all made possible using procedural techniques. Continue reading Elite: Dangerous – Kickstarter Hits Its £1,25 Million Goal – 51 Hours Left

New Elite: Dangerous In-Game Footage Unveiled

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It’s been a while since our last look on Elite: Dangerous. Thankfully, Frontier Developments has released a new diary dev for it, showing off some new, WIP footage from it. This diary showcases live multiplayer gameplay in Elite: Dangerous and a convoy escort battle, while the developers discuss the various roles players can take. We’ve also included below the previous diary dev for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! Continue reading New Elite: Dangerous In-Game Footage Unveiled

New Elite: Dangerous Footage Emerges

Frontier Developments has revealed a new gameplay clip from its upcoming Elite sequel, Elite: Dangerous. This video showcases the multiplayer mode and the some of the ships that will be featured in it. As you may have guessed, Elite: Dangerous is still in pre-alpha stage, thus there is no HUD and the ship trails are simple placeholders. Still, it looks kind of cool so go ahead and take a look at it! Continue reading New Elite: Dangerous Footage Emerges

Elite: Dangerous has rich procedural cloudscapes, first early footage unveiled

David Braben and Frontier Developments have unveiled the first early footage of Elite: Dangerous, the sequel to the classic Elite space game. In this video, Braben talks about procedural content and showcases some rich cloudscapes that can be generated by their procedural techniques. As Braben points out, it looks stunning, even at this early stage so go ahead and take a look. Continue reading Elite: Dangerous has rich procedural cloudscapes, first early footage unveiled

Classic Space Trading PC Game ‘Elite’ Comes Back With A Punch; Elite: Dangerous on Kickstarter

Good news for all Elite fans, as David Braben’s Frontier Developments has launched a Kickstarter UK project Elite: Dangerous on PC. In this new Elite game, players will begin with a spacecraft and a small sum of Credits and they will be able to trade, pirate, bounty-hunt, explore, and salvage their way to wealth and fame, building on those key elements of the previous games, and with sumptuous graphics only now possible with the performance of today’s machines. Continue reading Classic Space Trading PC Game ‘Elite’ Comes Back With A Punch; Elite: Dangerous on Kickstarter