For this months update we're going with more of a dev log format, focusing on how we go about balancing enemies.
The main design task this... Read more
I hope you’re ready defenders, because the squad is growing. For August we decided to divvy up the love and include two new humans as main playable characters! Below we... Read more
Hey there Aegis Defender friends! First off, happy summer! We’re looking forward to enemy updates for this month, and want to give a quick heads up on a slight change... Read more
June Update - E3 Edition
Folks, it’s that time again - the greatest holiday of the year is back. It’s the time of year when everyone comes together, giddy with excitement and anticipation, and for... Read more
Hello again from the Aegis Defenders team! This is Bryce Kho, the game director/artist of the project, speaking. First off, we need to apologize once again for the lack of... Read more
Hello Aegis Defenderinos (Decided I am going to try a new one every month.)
We have news on our personal front: Last week, our little Li-Fu got married!!!
Somewhere between... Read more
Hello Aegis Defenderites! (Defenderees? Loyal Minions of Kobo?)
Hope everyone had a great New Years! I know every single one of your resolutions is to play more video games!
Kristen... Read more
We wanted to squeeze a little update in, right between the holidays. We’re still keeping busy as we’re pushing through right into the new year!
... Read more
First things first -everything’s okay! The TL;DR is we're still working hard and we're sorry for the delay on updates. We haven’t been keeping everyone in loop as... Read more
Aegis Defenders: JULY Update!
Like we said last time, long time, no see! I think the biggest challenge for us as a team is remembering that there are 4000 of you who... Read more
A short update: BETA Backers, your Steam key is ready!
A QUICK UPDATE
Hola, Kickstarter backers! Another big month at GUTS Dept. as Bryce and Lifu started worked on the third level- Snowfly Peak. Once E3 madness is over and... Read more
Aegis Defenders: April Update!
LONG TIME, NO SEE!
It's been more than a month since our last update. Suffice it to say we've been busy! We premiered the new demo at AnimeConji and got... Read more
Aegis Defenders: March update!
THE RESULTS OF OUR BACKER AND FAN SURVEY
In our last update we asked our backers and fans to fill out a small survey so that we could find who... Read more
Aegis Defenders: February Update 2: New Screens & We Need Your Help!
AEGIS DEFENDERS FAN SURVEY
First, we have a favor to ask. One of the toughest things for a small team like GUTS Dept. is figuring how to get the game... Read more
Mini-Update: Livestream TODAY @ 3:30 PM & A New Crossover!
We're testing the Aegis Defenders livestream today!
Back during the campaign we did a couple of successful livestreams and we wanted to start bringing them back. Today at 3:30 PM... Read more
Aegis Defenders January Update!
How's that development?
Phew- Another month done, more of the game gets done! January was a busy, busy month that saw a lot of progress. We're finally starting to get... Read more
The First Aegis Defenders update of 2015!
Nice to see all of your faces again, it's been a little more than a month since our last update. We've been back in the office about a... Read more
First BETA Backer Poll & The End of Slacker Backer!
SLACKERBACKER CLOSES TODAY AT MIDNIGHT
Just a quickie reminder to anyone who's been holding off- Our Slacker Backer closes TONIGHT at midnight, so get those last minute pledges in!
BETA... Read more
Aegis Defenders Development Update 5!
ITS BEEN A LITTLE WHILE. NICE TO SEE YOUR FACES!
It's been a few weeks since our last update and we've been busy. As is the way with game development,... Read more
Aegis Defenders: SPOOK-Tacular Development Update!
As we end our first month of full development, it's been amazing to see the game really coalesce and come to life. There's so much more richness to... Read more
Aegis Defenders Development Update 4!
WEEK 4 DEVELOPMENT UPDATE
Hope everyone had a great weekend! The Aegis Defenders team was busy at IndieCade where we gave a talk on crowdfunding with Sam Farmer of Last... Read more
Aegis Defenders Development Update 3 & BACKER WALLPAPER!
WEEK 3! OMG!
Hey everyone- Hope your weekend was cool. We're sweating out another LA heatwave. Almost enough to make us miss the east coast! We have a few cool... Read more
Aegis Defenders Development Update 2!
Annnnnd we're back!
Good news- Bryce and Lifu are back from vacation and all the boring ol' paperwork stuff has been cleared up, which means that Aegis Defenders is officially... Read more
GUTS Dept Weekly Update!
WHATCHOO BEEN UP TO SINCE WE GAVE YOU ALL THAT MONEY?
Hey everybody- Scott from GUTS Dept. here with our FIRST weekly update. We really want to make sure we're... Read more
SLACKER BACKER Tiers now open! Pay via PayPal!
ANNNND WE’RE FUNDED !
Thanks again to everyone who backed during the campaign, posted to Facebook and Twitter, told their friends and generated real excitement around the game. Never in... Read more
$145,815 + 224% funded
You did it. And we mean that- YOU did it. You got the word out, you told your friends, you bothered your favorite blogs. Our fans... Read more
Reddit IAMA is live and 20-hour megastream is starting!
REDDIT IAMA IS LIVE & MEGA STREAM IS STARTING!
Come find us over on Reddit and ASK US ANYTHING about Aegis Defenders, starting a small game studio or game dev!... Read more
125k + Final Day Livestream!
$125,000 + LOCAL CO-OP FUNDED
You amazing dudes & ladies did it. You broke our brains. You, collectively, have managed to pour $125,000 into this game, to help turn this... Read more
BY POPULAR REQUEST: ADD-ONS!
Okay, okay! We hear you! Add-Ons are here!
By popular demand, we're offering add-ons to the campaign, allowing you to purchase additional copies of the game, art books, t-shirts and... Read more
Shovel Knight Gameplay + Art Contest Ending!
Shovel Knight Game Play!
As previously announced, Shovel Knight will be a playable character in Aegis Defenders! We wanted to show you some footage of our favorite dirt chuckin’... Read more
Update 13: PS4 + $103,000!
$103,000 + WE'RE COMING TO PS4!
Be still my heart! No sooner did we crush $90,000 then we woke up to find ourselves at $103,000. That's nuts! But we're thrilled... Read more
Update 13: 90k + A NEW HERO APPEARS
We just crossed the $90,000 mark! Only 10k to go for our first console release! I know we say this everytime, but: Thank You. When you work on something as... Read more
Update 12: Aegis Defenders is GREENLIT!
AEGIS DEFENDERS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON STEAM!
Well, you amazing dudes and ladies sure have been good to us. Not only are we sitting on close to $87,000 dollars, we're... Read more
$85,000 + Stretch Goal 2 SMASHED!
$85,000 & HORDE MODE
Unlocked! We just CRUSHED $85,000 bucks, officially making all 2371 of your completely insane and also the best ever. We were talking this weekend about how... Read more
UPDATE 10: Smashin' stretch goals & Fan Art Contest Update!
$75,000 + FIRST STRETCH GOAL SMASHED
Well, you guys did it. You not only funded our little dream project, but you really put your money where your mouth is and... Read more
Update 9: Rolling towards stretch goals, art live stream & a note from Bryce
Just $1,536 from stretch goal 1!
The Aegis Defenders fund train keeps rolling along. We're super close to our first stretch goal, let's crush it by the end of the... Read more
UPDATE 8: Rollin' towards Stretch Goal One and a REVEAL!
$69,940 and 107% FUNDED!
With 22 days to go, we are well on our way to taking Aegis Defenders into the stratosphere! We're pushing rapidly towards our first set of... Read more
Update 7: FUNDED!
Just ten days into our campaign, we are FUNDED!
Yes, ladies and gents, there will be Aegis Defenders. Its not secret that some of us are stats nerds and we... Read more
Update 6: So close to funding, we can taste it.
Almost there- $63,111 and 96% funded! Success tastes like blueberries!
We are almost to our funding goal of $65,000. So close we can taste it! And it tastes like...blueberry? Weird.... Read more
Update 5: Week One Recap: $56,000!
$56,000! Holy moly!
We just finished our first week of the Kickstarter and we couldn't be more excited. In just 7 days, 1522 of you have donated $57,355. That. Is.... Read more
UPDATE 4: Day 5!
$52,000 funded, 80% OF THE WAY THERE!
In just under 5 days, we’ve managed to get 80% of our funding. It has been an amazing ride and we’re so grateful... Read more
DAY 2 CLOSING UPDATE
MORE THAN 50% FUNDED
2 days and 50% funded. You have completely destroyed our expectations and we couldn’t be more excited. The sooner we get funded, the sooner we can... Read more
A new challenger arrives!
Hold on to your butt butts...
The amazing, awesome and incredibly generous crew at Yacht Club Games have allowed us to bring a new hero into the fight against the... Read more
End of Day One: AMAZING. STUPENDOUS. YOU RULE.
$20,000?! YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING!
A huge, huge thank you to our amazing fans- old and new- who came out to give us an AMAZING first day on Kickstarter. This... Read more