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Edge: Eric Chahi Interview

With Fumito Ueda and Hideo Kojima citing his work as an influence, Eric Chahi has an enviable pedigree. He is best known for the 1991 Amiga platformer Another World, a game which featured no HUD and very little dialogue, instead framing its story with cutscenes, rotoscoped character animation and pacing more evocative of cinema than games up until that point. After the exhausting six year development process of his following project (1998 PlayStation release Heart Of Darkness), however, he decided to take a break from making games. In 2005, after being inspired by a trip to a volcano, the idea for Project Dust (working title) formed, and a year later a pitch to Ubisoft gave the project a publisher.

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