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David Braben urges VR caution

Another significant industry figure has warned that we cannot yet be certain what extent virtual reality will succeed in the market. "I’m afraid, as an industry, about VR and how it will play out. It has that slightly ‘bandwagon’ feel about it,” Elite creator David Braben told Videogamer. VR is …

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Frontier reassessing some refund requests as Elite: Dangerous outrage persists

David Braben has said that Frontier is re-assessing some of the refund requests it declined in the wake of Elite: Dangerous’ online U-turn. The company earlier this week faced a backlash for dropping the game’s offline mode but yesterday said it would only refund customers who had not yet already …

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Frontier starts offering Elite: Dangerous refunds over online furore

Some owners of Elite: Dangerous who are unhappy with the recent ditching of the game’s offline mode are being offered refunds. However, the only customers who are eligible are those who pre-ordered the final game and have therefore not yet played it. Anyone who has already played the alpha or …

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Elite: Dangerous finally has a release date

Frontier Developments has at last confirmed a release date for the PC version of Elite: Dangerous. Eurogamer reports that the launch version of the game will be made available on December 16th. The game has of course been available for some time now in assorted alpha and beta forms, but …

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INTERVIEW: Braben and Roberts lock coordinates on open space

The space race has returned. More than 20 years after seminal franchises like Elite, Wing Commander and Star Wars: TIE Fighter set the bar for space simulation gaming, those that helped the genre first blast off are returning to making out-of-this-world games. Chief among them are David Braben, creator of …

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