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'Dust: An Elysian Tail' on sale this Sunday

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DustDean Dodrill's 2D animated platformer Dust: An Elysian Tail is set to go on sale tomorrow for Xbox 360 during Microsoft's countdown to 2013. The price is not known; prior sales have been 50% off. [christianblough/Iscin]

Dust, a winner of the 2009 Dream-Build-Play contest, has attracted mostly positive reviews since its Xbox Live Arcade debut earlier this year, and sells on the Xbox Live Marketplace for 1200 XBL Points ($15). An unlockable trial is available, and Dust's soundtrack is also on sale (?3 with code crimbosale40).

Reviews: IGN, The Escapist, Joystiq, Destructoid

Update: The price of Dust has dropped to 600 XBP ($7.50) for the day, as expected.

'Dust: An Elysian Tail' to make 2012 Xbox Live Arcade debut

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DustDean Dodrill (Noogy) has announced on NeoGAF that his anticipated action-RPG Dust, which won Microsoft's Dream.Build.Play competition in 2009, is coming in 2012.

When a user said they were looking forward to the game's release, Dodrill replied:

Man, I have to play that every day.. Oh, wait, I mean it's great :) It's coming out in 2012, promise.