Backer Access to our Press Demo
The Press Demo
We’ve been showing Anew: The Distant Lightfor hands-on play at the occasional trade show for a while now. This is an important part of the development... Read more
We're approaching the estimated ship date we gave backers for Anew: The Distant Light, way back when we originally Kickstarted. So, its time for an update.
We just reached... Read more
We wanted to share some exciting news with you in this brief update. We will be demoing our game, live and hands-on, at E3 in Los Angeles! Our... Read more
March 2018 Update
We've been super busy working full time on Anew: The Distant Lightand the project continues to progress rapidly, thanks to your generous support. There is so much to do, that... Read more
Approaching a Big Milestone!
Friends and Backers,
Continuing with the same strategy that your generous support enabled, the two of us are still spending almost every waking hour on pure game development for ... Read more
June update - development news, E3, and more!
Time for an Update!
Since our Kickstarter concluded, we’ve been hard at work, focusing on development for Anew. As a small team, it’s easy to get spread thin. So,... Read more
New backer site, and development resumes
The patron credits page is live, listing everyone with the related backer reward who hasn't already opted out. We used your Kickstarter name if you didn't instruct us... Read more
Yes, Mac and Linux too!
We haven't had many requests for Anew: The Distant Light on Mac or Linux, but we have faith that you're out there. It will take some work, but... Read more
Stretch goal - Nintendo Switch and tons of new game features!
Thanks to you, Anew: The Distant Light is over 90% backed. We couldn't be more grateful for your generous support, both in pledges and in your efforts to share news... Read more
New Backer Tiers! (Beta Invites, Signed Music Score, and Hardback Art Book)
Today we are introducing three new backer tiers!
Everything Digital ($49)
- Invitation to the closed beta
- Download of the game for PC
- Download of the game for your choice... Read more
Shirt design: We have a winner!
After a few weeks of backer voting on shirt designs, a clear winner emerged with 46% of the vote.
This design will be the basis for the exclusive... Read more
Reddit AMA is live, theory of deep design, and weapon upgrades!
Our Reddit AMA (ask me anything) just went live and the conversation with Jeff, Will, and Steve will be going on all day. Please stop by to participate.
Deep... Read more
Anew's opening cinematic, Reddit AMA, and Twitch streams scheduled!
We are proud to present the full opening cinematic to Anew: The Distant Light. It offers a setup to the backstory of our world and introduces some of... Read more
75% there, Pub hangouts, and a rare opportunity for a closed beta invite!
We are now over 75% of the way toward our campaign goal. Thanks so much for your support!
You have also lit up a new Backer Achievement for Twitter and... Read more
A character modeling session with Jeff
In today's update, we take you behind the scenes with Jeff Spoonhower, Art Director for Anew: The Distant Light. He demonstrates his process in Maya for modeling a character with... Read more
Anew: The Distant Light is coming to Steam!
Thanks so much for helping us get through the Greenlight process so quickly. It took a lot of votes, but far fewer... Read more
Gunplay in Anew and fabric patches for box collectors!
We recently had an article featured in Gamasutra about developing fast and fluid gunplay, as it relates to player input and character animation. If you're interested in learning a bit... Read more
Halfway there and an interview with Wilbert Roget II, composer of Anew's soundtrack
Anew: The Distant Light has passed 60% backing! Thanks to everyone who helped to bring us this far.
We have a new video that shares some insight into the game's... Read more
Box and Poster Reveal, Ringtones, and more interactive live streams!
You continue to make great headway on our Backer Achievements and more rewards have already been unlocked.
Here is a render of our box art design. The boxed version comes... Read more
Voting is open for backer shirt designs!
Thanks for the continued support in spreading the word about Anew: The Distant Light. You've already reached some of the Backer Achievements (scroll way down on the main page)... Read more
Backer Achievements (and Rewards!)
It’s hard for an indie game to get noticed these days, even if you have something that people seem to like. With a very limited marketing budget, we’re relying on... Read more
Anew: The Distant Light on Consoles!
Anew: The Distant Light is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One!
Like many of you, we love gaming from the sofa. We’re also big fans of console controllers.... Read more
A Ship Named "Hope"
Humanity was on the brink. In The Event’s aftermath, we nearly destroyed what was left of each other. And then... a miracle changed us.
The possibility of a new... Read more
Hey look, a FAQ!
Thanks for all of the comments and private messages. We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions with our answers added.
Thanks for a great first day!
We're less than a day into our campaign and we already have about 1/3 backing! Thank you everyone for your generosity, trust, and feedback.
A project of this scope is... Read more