, the attempt to reinvigorate Phosphor Games' beleaguered
superhero action game, fell short of its Kickstarter goal today, raising $338,498 of a requested $500,000. On Monday, with less than two days to raise more than $200,000, Phosphor Director Chip Sineni told us
that if Awakened
missed its Kickstarter goal, his team would continue to develop the game in its own time.
"If nothing else comes up for funding elsewhere – we will keep looking," Sineni said. "We would not be able to promise a 2014 beta, and it would likely take a long time to complete."
At the one-day countdown, Phosphor put together a
Heineken ad Hello Kitty piano recital
video featuring the team drunkenly singing
Tom Waits' "Innocent When You Dream." If that can't make a Kickstarter succeed, we just don't know what will