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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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Frontier says it would be ‘stupid’ not to bring Elite Dangerous to PS4 and Xbox One

Elite Dangerous is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, it seems. Speaking to Eurogamer Frontier boss David Braben said in no uncertain terms that he was not announcing a console port of the game. But then pretty much did. "I’ve just got to watch out," he said. "I don’t want …

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David Braben awarded an OBE

David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. TheBBCreports that the honour was given for his services to the UK’s game and computer industries. Braben, who runs UK developer Frontier, co-created space sim Elite with Ian Bell in 1984, which went on to win huge critical …

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