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In Secrets of Raetikon, from developer Broken Rules, you play as a bird. Really, that about sums up most of the experience. You soar through the air, riding the wind like a bird. You swoop and dive, snatching up teeny bunnies and fallen tree fruit like a bird. You collect shiny slivers, using them...

April 17th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Secrets of Raetikon is like a flight sim with vectors, except instead of flying like a bird you literally are a bird, and the vectors aren't co-ordinates but vibrant graphics that comprise the Alpine setting. The game's been on Steam Early Access for a few months but next week sees it launch in fu...

April 10th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Secrets of Raetikon, an adorably vectorized indie game focused on the joy of flight and the horrors of life in the animal kingdom, joins Steam Early Access on January 7. If you've missed our earlier coverage of Secrets of Raetikon, know that it's an exploratory game first and foremost. You play th...

December 13th 2013 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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With three days left in the Secrets of Rætikon Indiegogo campaign, developer Broken Rules discovered its PayPal account had been hacked and someone had spent $2,500, in part to order three PS4 consoles, studio co-founder Martin Pichlmair told Joystiq. Broken Rules contacted PayPal and put a...

November 19th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Secrets of Rætikon is out now in alpha for PC and Mac (Linux incoming), with keys set free by contributing to the game's Indiegogo campaign, which seeks $40,000 over the next 30 days. Secrets of Rætikon comes from Broken Rules, the developers behind And Yet it Moves and Chasing Aurora...

October 24th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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There are many secrets within Secrets of Raetikon, but at least the lost language of runes has been translated. The above sign at developer Broken Rules' section of the Indie Mega Booth at PAX Prime not only helps you translate in-game messages, it lets you insult friends in a made-up language!

September 3rd 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We all dream differently: The ocean is green to Bob and purple to Jane; Dave's teeth fall out and Carol's hair sheds from her head; Felix flies by flapping his arms and Martin floats above the ground effortlessly. That last example is a real-world tale from two friends, Broken Rules co-founders Fe...

August 24th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Broken Rules doesn't want to develop another launch title for any console. Its most recent game, Chasing Aurora, debuted with the Wii U last year and that experience colored the studio's approach to developing its next game, Secrets of Rætikon. "We just won't risk another console launch," Br...

August 19th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Broken Rules' new aerial exploration game, Secrets of Rætikon, will start trekking through the low-poly forest on PC, Mac and Linux this year. Its previous game, Chasing Aurora, was a Wii U exclusive, but its first title, And Yet It Moves, launched on PC, Mac, Linux, WiiWare and iOS. Broken...

August 6th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Broken Rules, the studio behind And Yet it Moves and Chasing Aurora, announced a new game called Secrets of Rætikon, due out for unspecified platforms sometime in 2013. Rætikon is a third-person, aerial exploration game set in a landscape similar to (and perhaps more beautiful than) C...

July 9th 2013 at 4:45pm 0 Comments