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Harebrained Schemes, which hauled in a whopping $1.8 million on Kickstarter in April, has revealed the first in-game assets for its current project, Shadowrun Returns. The studio has settled on creating 2D isometric backgrounds and 3D polygonal characters. The character images feature concept art a...

September 5th 2012 at 3:30am 0 Comments
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The Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter passed the $1 million mark, meaning all $15 backers will receive the Linux port of the final game -- but that's not all.Harebrained Schemes added a new $125 donor level that rewards backers with the Deluxe Boxed Edition. This includes a "game disc, soundtrack disc,...

April 14th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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This week, Kat Bailey and Rowan Kaiser have switched roles -- with Kat taking lead in this week's column focusing on the wonderful world of Western role-playing games. These are interesting times. Thanks to Kickstarter, projects that I never thought would see the light of day are getting a chance to...

April 13th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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With the recent announcement of a Mac port, the Linux community has come out asking whether Shadowrun Returns will support Linux. Harebrained has said it doesn't want to overreach, so that version has been off the table until now."As we said over the weekend, we're being very careful not to over-co...

April 11th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The latest in the ever-growing line of Kickstarter-funded games is Shadowrun Returns, a sequel to the original game which hit PC back in 1989. Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, secured the license for a sequel on the PC and iOS and Android tablets, and is hoping to raise $400,000 for the pr...

April 4th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Believe it or not, Bungie's latest didn't take that long to develop -- oh, you read the headline? Well, aren't you perceptive! Yes, Crimson: Steam Pirates (not to be confused with The Crimson Permanent Assurance) only took 12 weeks to create, believe it or not. It's the subject of a Gamasutra po...

October 1st 2011 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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If you were hoping that Bungie Aerospace would be a new action-packed game from the venerable Halo developer, well ... we don't think we could disappoint you more than we're about to right now. Bungie Aerospace (the trademark for which first popped up in early 2010) is a partner program in which...

June 30th 2011 at 9:01am 0 Comments