FIRST 10 MINUTES | X360 Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | 12:05 PM

Our videos of Dust An Elysian Tail

Our videos of Dust An Elysian Tail

Today is a big day for Xbox Live Arcade lovers as Dust: An Elysian Tail is about to be released for 1200 Microsoft Points. Since we only got the game yesterday, we haven't had time to play much, but suffice to say it is a very promising title. First and foremost, it looks great and the gameplay mechanics are a lot of fun. Here are a first batch of videos showing the first 20 minutes of the adventure. More will follow as soon as possible for those who need to see more before making up their mind.
Update 2: One last videos added.

The First 10 Minutes (Part 1)
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The First 10 Minutes (Part 2)
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The First 10 Minutes (Part 3)
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Village
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Corbin
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All comments

Commented on 2012-08-15 11:12:47
Ok so i thought this looked cool earlier, then i saw the intro thing. What a giant pos. The gameplay better be absolutely amazing :P
Commented on 2012-08-15 11:25:21 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Ok so i thought this looked cool earlier, then i saw the intro thing. What a giant pos. The gameplay better be absolutely amazing :P
wtf?
Commented on 2012-08-15 11:36:14
What? The story bit just utterly destroyed my previous interest in the game. It was beyond horrible. It's like a fanfic by a 12-year old japanophile.
Commented on 2012-08-15 11:50:38
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Commented on 2012-08-15 12:15:38
Aside from the whole "furry thing" this looks good, too bad it's not on PSN.
Commented on 2012-08-15 13:06:35
Cant wait to play this.
Commented on 2012-08-15 13:07:45 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
What? The story bit just utterly destroyed my previous interest in the game. It was beyond horrible. It's like a fanfic by a 12-year old japanophile.
It really isn't that bad at all. No doubt alot of people will hate it just because it's too soft, and doesn't embrace the gritty, dark or "badass" aesthetic that alot of gamers gush over.
Commented on 2012-08-15 13:31:37
Posted by Megido
What? The story bit just utterly destroyed my previous interest in the game. It was beyond horrible. It's like a fanfic by a 12-year old japanophile.
Hmm let's see... It's GamesCom time, so i suppose trolling season must have slipped past me unnoticed once again ? Next year i'll be ready in time, i promise.
Commented on 2012-08-15 14:15:12
When I played this back at PAX briefly I wasn't very thrilled about it.
It does look gorgeous though, and it's impressive it's just made by one dude
Commented on 2012-08-15 14:20:47 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Ok so i thought this looked cool earlier, then i saw the intro thing. What a giant pos. The gameplay better be absolutely amazing :P
And your fighting games stories are miles better. Right? :P
Commented on 2012-08-15 14:38:45
Got the game, played it for 1,5hrs and wow I LOVE it. It makes me feel like being kid playing some oldskool genesis platofrmers. Its beautiful, charming, smooth and so much fun to play. LOVE IT.
Commented on 2012-08-15 16:06:43 In reply to asdfg
Posted by b0vril
It really isn't that bad at all. No doubt alot of people will hate it just because it's too soft, and doesn't embrace the gritty, dark or "badass" aesthetic that alot of gamers gush over.
It looks fine, great actually, the story is just shite and the dialogue is awkward.
Posted by asdfg
And your fighting games stories are miles better. Right? :P
Not really but this seems to be a lot more story driven than a few VS matches in Tekken.
Commented on 2012-08-15 16:30:39
Have to agree with Megido about that intro. WTF! Who wrote that? A 6 year old?
Commented on 2012-08-15 20:39:20
maybe you can turn off the npc voices and go subtitles .. but WAIT ...

then you will making up cute character voices in your head ... ARRRRGG ... lmao ... :D
Commented on 2012-08-19 23:16:32
Played the demo a few times now and the combat had me a bit bored. Obviously it builds up into more but i can happily live without this one
Commented on 2012-08-19 23:23:49 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
It looks fine, great actually, the story is just shite and the dialogue is awkward.
I'm not a fan of the character designs at all.. but the game looks awesome. I can forgive some shitty dialog too.

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