| ||Elite: Dangerous is due for zero more wipes, releases launch trailer |
If you weren't clear on whether Elite: Dangerous has launched yet, prepare to remain slightly unclear. Frontier's Edward Lewis has clarified that the gamma 2 test phase open to backers will not be wiped prior to next week's official launch.
| ||Elite newsletter talks new ships, Voyager 2 |
Frontier has emailed the 53rd edition of its Elite: Dangerous newsletter. It features everything from Voyager 2 to the new Adder and Lakon Type 7 player ships to a bit of lore and the usual community chatter.
| ||Frontier teases Elite: Dangerous trailer, gives away old-school Elite for Mac |
Frontier has published newsletter #52 for Elite: Dangerous. It contains a bit of lore, a sneak peek at the game's newest trailer, and a nifty offer for Mac users in the form of the original 1984 Elite game.
| ||Braben says Elite: Dangerous' December 16th launch date is 'sensible' |
Frontier's David Braben has announced that Elite: Dangerous will launch on PC on December 16th.Braben told Eurogamer that a game is "launch-ready when it is a great game," in spite of the flaws those close to the title might still see.
| ||Elite gets release pricing |
Elite: Dangerous is still on track for a Q4 2014 launch. As such, Frontier today revealed the sci-fi sandbox's launch pricing plan as well as a pre-order option.
| ||Elite: Dangerous explores the path of... exploring |
So what do you want to do in Elite: Dangerous? Do you want to get into space dogfights? Build up a trade empire? Or do you really just want to accelerate to high speeds, jump out into the unexplored portions of space, and start seeing what's there?
| ||Elite: Dangerous prepares for beta 2, official app release |
With Elite: Dangerous' first beta test now a thing of the past, it's time for the team to reflect and prepare for the next round of hot plasma space action.
| ||Elite's Beta 1 starts today; here's the latest trailer |
Frontier has released its Beta 1 build of Elite: Dangerous. It covers a greatly expanded 38,000 cubic light-year volume of Elite: Dangerous' accurately modeled Milky Way galaxy centered around the Boötes constellation.
| ||Elite's expansions to include planetary landing, ship interiors |
Frontier's latest newsletter for Elite: Dangerous talks post-launch plans for the sci-fi space sim sandbox. Launch is currently scheduled for sometime in Q4 of 2014, after which Frontier will continue to expand the game.
| ||Elite: Dangerous aims to be future-proof |
Time is not always kind to video games -- especially MMOs. So Frontier Developments decided to plan ahead by future proofing its sci-fi space MMO Elite: Dangerous.
| ||Braben says Frontier 'would be stupid not to' look at Elite on consoles |
Frontier is considering console versions of Elite: Dangerous."I don't want to do something that constitutes an announcement," studio boss David Braben said, "but we would be stupid not to support other platforms, including console.
| ||Visit every system in the Milky Way in Elite: Dangerous |
Well kiss our cultured grits: We've now lived to see the day in which the New Yorker has devoted an article to an MMO. The magazine commented on the techniques that Elite: Dangerous is using to map out its replication of the Milky Way.
| ||David Braben explains Elite's high prices |
If you looked at the £200 alpha and £100 premium beta price tag for Elite: Dangerous and thought, wow, that's pretty damn expensive, you're not alone.
| ||Braben discusses Elite's GTA successors and friendly competition with Star Citizen |
Space sims are in vogue again, thanks in large part to crowdfunded darlings like Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen. Prior to the past couple of years, though, the genre was basically dead in the water aside from occasional indie gems.
| ||A video interview with Elite: Dangerous' David Braben |
GDC 2014 in San Francisco is a great time to catch developers and ask them burning questions about their games. And that's exactly what one fan of Elite: Dangerous did, sitting down with Frontier Developments' CEO David Braben for a long chat about the upcoming MMO edition to the Elite franchise.
| ||You should watch this Elite: Dangerous trailer |
In space, no one can hear you scream, but funnily enough they can hear explosions, laser blasts, and engine noise. Which is fantastic, of course, particularly in the case of the latest Elite: Dangerous trailer.
| ||Elite: Dangerous studio Frontier Developments is set to go public |
Frontier Developments, known around these parts as the studio behind crowdfunding success story Elite: Dangerous, is about to enter a different brave new world: that of the London Stock Exchange.
| ||Elite: Dangerous is well and truly Kickstarted |
Elite: Dangerous fans can breathe easy -- the game has hit its £1,250,000 goal with more than two days to spare. While that's excellent news for the folks at Frontier Developments, they're not resting on their laurels.
| ||Frontier releases the very first Elite: Dangerous trailer |
UK-based Frontier has released the first Elite: Dangerous teaser trailer as its crowdfunding project nears the two-weeks-remaining mark. Eurogamer reports that Elite needs approximately £30,000 per day for the next 15 days in order to meet its £1.
| ||David Braben is kickstarting a new multiplayer Elite sequel |
Elite and its sequel Frontier: Elite II were arguably two of the most influential early space games ever made. They dropped the player into an immense sci-fi sandbox with just a tiny ship and a handful of credits.