More Art Peeks!
Super quick update:
We're wrapping up some odds and ends on the game. Here are a few more backgrounds for your enjoyment.
Software bugs, exterminated!
I'm happy to announce that Edo Superstar is getting so close to launch. Our most recent release goal of October looks very feasible.
All the major systems have been... Read more
RPG elements revealed!
First, let's address the eight hundred pound monkey in the room: June is here, and the game is still not ready for launch.
But I can say with... Read more
Rock out to these Edo beats!
It's time for another update. We're working as hard as ever on Edo Superstar. Our goal for a March release is being moved back to May-June. We apologize... Read more
Two updates in the same month??
That's right! We're cranking so hard on Edo Superstar that we can show you more content this month!
Also: At this very moment, I'm working on THE LAST LEVEL OF... Read more
Preview: Worlds 5 and 6
Akemashite, omedetou! (Happy New Year!)
Here are some stats on the game's progress:
ALL ENEMIES AND BOSSES ARE ANIMATED! ＼(＠￣∇￣＠)／ Ten of Masaru's twenty Power Moves still... Read more
Gameplay Footage for Your Enjoyment!
The game is coming together beautifully! We're fixing the many loose ends that occur in a complex piece of software like this. It will probably take 2-3 more... Read more
Getting close to the end - feel the burn!
The game is leaping forward at record speed. Now that we have most of the core gameplay nailed down, it's just a matter of plugging in all the... Read more
So progress! Such wow!
Holy moly, we haven't updated in a long time! But don't worry - the game is moving forward at breakneck speeds!
We've nailed down most of the combat... Read more
Washington DC Area: We'll be at MAGFEST
We've been pushing hard all month, and we have a great build ready to show at MAGFEST. If you'll be there, please stop by booth 24 in the... Read more
Great progress on Edo Superstar!
Things are moving quickly on the game. We're creating a new enemy about every 3 weeks, which is a lot when you consider that each one has over... Read more
Edo Superstar: September Uber-Update!
First off, let's talk about scheduling. Please know that we're working crazy hard to finish Edo Superstar. Sixty hour work weeks. 1:00 AM Skype meetings. Working weekends. We're giving... Read more
Masaru levels up!
Hello, wonderful backers!
We hope everyone is having a safe and enjoyable summer. Edo Superstar continues to push forward, and we're excited to share our progress with you!
An important... Read more
The Dog Days of Summer
Summer is here!
Much like Superman, our team will be supercharged by Earth's Yellow Sun to work extra hard on Edo Superstar!
And to prove it, here's another new... Read more
New Enemy Animations!
We're steadily chipping away at this amazing game, and here's some of our recent animation. The enemy is a cat gangster from the rough side of Kyoto. Along... Read more
Edo Superstar is Moving Forward!
Hello to all of our wonderful backers!
Working on Edo Superstar from week to week is keeping us very busy. We made a little time to create this long overdue... Read more
Two new enemies!
Hello, everybody! We've been working hard on the game, and we're proud to show you these two new enemies.
This pig is one of the first enemies in the... Read more
Takogawa Animation Test
This is Takogawa, the Octopus Duelist. He's an enemy from World 4 of Edo Superstar.
We've been spending a lot of time under the hood, optimizing our work pipeline, along... Read more
Sneak Peek: Rough Fox Animations
Here are a handful of animations for Fox, one of the toughest enemies from Edo Superstar. This is only about 1/10 of all his eventual motions.
These are still rough... Read more
'Certain Victory' prints are on their way!
If you chose 'Certain Victory' as one of your rewards, get ready! The prints are in the mail! Here are some photos to whet your appetite. :)
Here are the... Read more
Art Cards and T-shirts ordered!
I placed the orders this morning. We should be shipping everybody's shirts and cards at the end of the month.
Here are the final Art Card designs:
25 Days later
It's almost been a month since the Edo Superstar Kickstarter campaign ended. We thought it's about time to show you our progress.
New Teammates: During the course of... Read more
A Formal 'Thank You', and lots of good news!
It's been 1 week since the Edo Superstar Kickstarter campaign ended. We're incredibly grateful for your support. We take your trust very seriously, and we're working hard to... Read more
Only 24 hours to go! And, a boost from the Creator of Mega Man!
To all you Edo Superstars out there:
I've got great news. The creator of Mega Manhas given us a shout-out on his own Kickstarter. It's been bringing in new... Read more
Zodiac Tournament Contestant: Rooster
New Zodiac Tournament fighter: Rooster! Capable of flight, Rooster darts through the air to evade opponents. He attacks with claws, beak, and a whipping tail.
There are only 9 days... Read more
Hi guys! We're excited to tell you that the project has turned a corner. After a week-long slow period, our rate of funding has nearly tripled! We've created... Read more
A Huge Milestone!
Thanks to you wonderful people, we've passed $25,000! We're well on our way to our goal of $65,000.
Thank you so much for trusting us. We will not let you... Read more
New Enemy: Kappa
We're on our way! We've achieved over 35% of our necessary funding, with a full 2 weeks to go!
Please consider sharing this project with your friends. The game will only... Read more
New Enemy: Boar Bandit
The Boar Bandit is slow but powerful. Don't try to block that club - you'll just get bowled over! In the end, he might not kill you, so long as... Read more
New Enemy: Flopper
Flopper carries a jug of water like a reverse scuba tank. Every now and then, he chugs some water to catch his breath. Smash the jug and he'll run home... Read more
New Enemy: Tidal Lord
He seeks to expand his watery fiefdom onto dry land. Only Masaru can fight him back to the sea.
This enemy will appear in Chapter 3, along with the Takogawa,... Read more
New Enemy: Octopus Duelist!
Look for this enemy in Chapter 3 of Edo Superstar. Masaru will journey to a fishing village that has been taken over by vengeful aquatic animals. It's up to you... Read more
Character Art Cards now available.
Due to popular demand, I've created a new reward tier: Character Art Cards! Each set contains 12 high-quality machine prints, created on heavy archival matte paper. They're great for collecting,... Read more
New Enemy: Tengu!
We're very excited about adding these guys to the game. There are 2 options we're planning:
Lower funding option: If Edo Superstar funds just around our goal, we want to... Read more
Masaru's Manager: Chuubei
Masaru's Manager, Chuubei.
In the game, Chuubei books your fights and public appearances, and helps boost your fame points (which work like experience points). He acts as your guide through... Read more
The Final Ninja Boss: FOX !
Shape-shifting. Poison blow darts. Teleportation. Get ready for this baddie.
Expanding to Windows / Mac
The fans have spoken! We've had many requests to port the game to Windows and Mac. We discussed the implications, and decided it will be quite easy to adapt the... Read more
This is Mountain Cat. She's the #2 assassin in the Shiga Ninja Clan.
Her attacks will feature a lot of quick jabs and claw slashes. Don't overlook the throwing knives,... Read more
Here's our first character spotlight: Tanuki. He's one of the 3 ninjas who hunt Masaru on the road to Edo. Look out for that long-range ball attack!... Read more
Sneak peek of what's to come!
Day 1 of the Edo Superstar campaign has ended. We're about to pass the 20% mark, and things are looking great. There's a lot more to come! Thank you for... Read more