Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: God game

Birthdays the Beginning dated March 7, developer stream, AMA today

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NIS has sent word that their upcoming god-game-like sandbox title Birthdays the Beginning will be released on March 7. The PC, PS4 title’s development is being headed by Yasuhiro Wada, who will be on a stream today on the studio’s Twitch channel, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (CST), to discuss the project. Shortly after that, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (CST), he will take part in a Reddit AMA.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Birthdays the Beginning gets first batch of English screenshots

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NIS has released new screenshots from the English version of Birthdays the Beginning. As a transforming force, players guide a cube-shaped world by manipulating its terrain and weather to alter the evolution of the creatures on the planet. The god game release is being developed by developed Toybox and overseen by Harvest Moon’s creator, Yasuhiro Wada.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

And then there was … a TGS trailer! for Birthdays the Beginning

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NIS has released a trailer for their upcoming sandbox title Birthdays the Beginning. Currently in development at Toybox, and headed by Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada, the god-game-style sim allows players to create a cube-shaped world that will become home to various lifeforms. Players can transform the world by adjusting the terrain and weather to influence the evolution of the creatures, from single-celled organisms to dinosaurs. The video is fresh from this year’s Tokyo Game Show.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

From Dust to make its way onto PS3 later this month

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From Dust, the latest god game from Eric Chahi (Out of this World), will be hitting the PS Network on September 27.

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PlayStation 3 News

From Dust now available on Live Arcade

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Ubisoft has released their latest God game from Eric Chahi and Ubisoft Montpellier, From Dust. Available on Live Arcade for 1200 MS Points, From Dust allows players to control a power known as The Breath, which is used by a primitive tribe to survive the wilds of nature. The villagers must be protected from an array of natural disasters as they make their way throughout the world, including like tsunamis and volcanoes. In addition to the main campaign is a Challenge mode, which will have players “using their god-like powers in creative ways to ensure the safety of the inhabitants.”

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Xbox 360 News