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2011 saw its share of disappointments, but it was also a year that contained a good number of nice surprises. Some were games we just didn't see coming — they snuck up on us and grabbed us with their excellence. Others were games that we thought were going to be terrible or at best so-so, but which would up being terrific.
It's a game that has taken out multiple awards and received raving reviews, even from the Kotaku readers. Unfortunately, the fun was restricted to Xbox 360 users. Now, PlayStation 3 owners will also be able to see what the fuss is all about when From Dust comes to PSN tomorrow.
Ubisoft's release of From Dust on the PC has been, in every sense of the word, a disaster. Just the fact that, today, it was discovered the game requires an always-on internet connection — putting the lie to earlier claims that it wouldn't — is a throat-slash to its credibility. The additional fact it's also a terrible port of a console game is the cherry atop a shit sundae for a raving mad PC gaming community.
Every year Microsoft selects a handful of Xbox Live Arcade games it considers the very best the platform has to offer and releases them once a week as part of the Summer of Arcade promotion. With Ubisoft's From Dust and Fuelcell's Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet making the cut this time around, we're in for one hell of a summer.
From Dust continues to intrigue, yet we still haven't 100% grasped precisely how the game will end up playing. although it's undoubtedly a God game in the tradition of Populous and Black and White, the scale and art of the game is dazzling. The new vids, unearthed by Joystiq, seem to show a tiny bit of gameplay, but not enough for our liking!