[May 06, 2013, 2:36 pm ET] - Share - Viewing Comments
Precursor Games announces
the launch of
crowdfunding campaign for Shadow of the Eternals
, an episodic
action/adventure game using the CryENGINE from the creators of Eternal
Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem
Shadow of the Eternals website
is home to the fundraising, which looks to raise $1.5 million so they can
release the first episode for PC and WiiU in Q3 of next year, and they have a
couple of videos to get the campaign rolling. Here's more:
Ontario – May 6th 2013 – Precursor Games today unveils its debut project Shadow
of the Eternals. Developed by the creators of the critically acclaimed Eternal
Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, Shadow of the Eternals is an episodic
action/adventure game that is likely to gain the attention of gamers everywhere.
Featuring an ensemble cast, Shadow of the Eternals will span over 2500 years of
human history. Players will question their own perception of reality as they
progress through this mind-altering psychological horror. The Pilot Episode is
slated for release Q3 2014 on the Nintendo Wii U and PC.
The emerging studio is taking crowdfunding to the next level by giving the
community the ability to contribute content to the game. Precursor Games has
also revealed a campaign video and rewards tier system to go with their 1.5
million dollar goal, including pre-orders and exclusive merchandise.
“Precursor Games intends to leave no stone unturned in order to create an
unparalleled experience for gamers”, said Paul Caporicci, CEO of Precursor
Games. “We have a talented team, incredible technology with CryENGINE and a new
business model where we directly integrate the fan base into the development
process, allowing for new possibilities and game direction. We are very excited
to see where this new direction leads.”
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||Re: Shadow of the Eternals Fundraiser
||May 7, 2013, 08:42
saluk wrote on May 7, 2013, 02:29:
jdreyer wrote on May 6, 2013, 23:51:
Well, they got $70K their first day, so who knows? Maybe they'll make funding? Since they're not running this through kickstarter though, they don't have to get the full $1.5m to fund the game. From their FAQ:
Our financial goal is a flexible one. All contributions will go directly towards the development of this game and making it a reality. We are committed to making this game, however, if it becomes apparent that we cannot raise enough to develop this project then we will refund all pledges.
Haha. Or they can just take your money and run, like they have done to the publishers they worked with.
Pretty much - this can only end badly for everyone involved.
Well, except for Denis - he'll just skate out and on to something else...
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