Boss Reveal Part 2
For a lovely Friday we have the second Boss reveal! Also, we opened up one last print tier for those that missed out, though this time as an alternate design. We're developing a little chart to help suss out the tiers, since we've had several requests on this. Look for it soon!
New Team Member, GO!
We can confirm a new member of Heart Machine: Teddy Diefenbach of Rad Dragon - an experienced developer and well equipped programmer, not to mention a fancy gentleman. We're incredibly excited to have this beast-man aboard. Get ready for brutal design meetings and a great deal of Smash Brothers shaming, Teddy.
Boss Reveal Part 2
I love doing these. I hope this satisfies.
Attributes: A lumbering remnant that carries a massive weapon which creates a great vortex upon contact. Heavily armored and near impossible to stun with attacks makes him an unrelenting nightmare.
Domain: Locked deep within the Crystal Rifts.
Update on Platforms
We've had a lot of request for Wii U support. We hear you! It's a platform that deserves some love, and we're currently in talks with Nintendo directly on the subject. I think if we can reach the $500,000 goal it will be possible - though keep in mind that any new platform costs a fair amount of money and time to QA and port over/translate, with their own set of requirements, so it's not as simple as one would hope. We'll keep everyone updated as we continue to push for this gem of a platform.
I'll keep this going with new sprites and information to reveal as they become available. Look for a crossover with some other fantastic projects soon!
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