Do any of you remember Out of this World
or Heart of Darkness
? Both of these titles, released in 1991 and 1998 respectively, were developed by Eric Chahi, a man who had since fallen off the face of the game-development landscape.
Fast forward to last year at GamesCom and suddenly Chahi's name is being spoken again, this time leading the team for Ubisoft's upcoming XBLA title, From Dust
. From Dust
is probably best described as a nature-manipulation form of tower-defense wherein you have to protect your civilization's inhabitants from a variety of weather-related disasters.
is expected to come out at some point this year. No pricing information is presently available.