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Trials Frontier downloaded over six million times in first week

Ubisoft’s Trials Frontier has broken mobile records for the publisher. It has revealed that the game, despite aggravating some critics, was downloaded over 6m times in its first week of release, making it the fastest selling mobile game the publisher has ever released. The game is currently the number one …

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Frontier acquires Elite rights as Braben readies share sale

David Braben is to sell up to 1.6m shares in Frontier Developments following the buyout of an IT firm which holds the rights to the Elite franchise he co-created. Frontier purchased software and IT consultancy Professional Practice Automation in a 5.09m deal on Tuesday, April 15th. Braben, CEO of Frontier, …

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Elite: Dangerous Premium beta goes live today

Those who have purchased to 100 Elite: Dangerous Premium Beta can get stuck in from today. Frontier has released a single player combat build of the game ahead of the roll out of the full Premium beta on May 30th. Those who have previously purchased any of the other assorted …

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VIDEO: Backers get hands on playable Elite Dangerous code

Supporters of Frontier Development’s Elite Dangerous are now able to get their hands on a playable chunk of the game. The alpha offers a small taste of what the full game will offer, focusing on the mechanic that sees players redistributing power through three channels – weapons, engines and shields. …

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Will Candy Crush firm King join Britsoft IPO club?

Rumour-mongers say we should expect another shock stock market float from a UK games firm. In the last seven days, developer Frontier and localisation outfit Keywords have floated on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternate Investment Market. Yet nose-tappers reckon these are just a warm up for the biggest games industry …

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