Were Moving to the CryEngine
IN about two weeks were going to start porting all the models, code, UI, SFX, and the HUD to the CryEngine. The CryEngine can do all of the kickass stuff... Read more
All of the Distribution Problems are now Resolved
We had some major issues with the SteamPipe Distribution system when we first launched. I had no clue how to get the game to properly install on a client using... Read more
All of the Steam Keys have been Sent to Backers
We just got done sending out all the Steam Keys to our Backers.Sorry it took so long, but Im the only one doing anything around here, and I just... Read more
Bionite Origins now on Steam!!!
After 6 years.............................................
We have won the battle!!!!
The Game YOU helped to create is now on STEAM!!!!!
The game just went up on Steam Early Access, it will be... Read more
Game has Been Sent to Steam
We sent the game to Steam yesterday!!!
We are currently waiting for Steam to review and post the game on Early Access.
Once the game is posted I will... Read more
STEAM RELEASE PENDING
We were just about to send the game to Steam for release..............
Then we decided to add one more element..........
I am almost done setting up the new cockpits, then... Read more
GET READY FOR STEAM EARLY ACCESS!!
Just got done filling out the paperwork to publish the game on Steam Early Access. Were going through the game to get it ready with bug fixes and more content... Read more
Please tell A friend about the game!
This week we are asking everyone to please tell a friend about the game. We are having a very hard time getting the word out about the game and we... Read more
More Emails Sent to Backers
I just got done sending another round of emails out to our Backers. If you havnt got an email from SendOwl yet with your link to the BETA, let me... Read more
BETA Rev 4 is almost ready to post
Were getting through the bugs in REV3 and adding more content, BETA REV 4 will be up at the end of October, so keep an eye out for an email... Read more
Development History of Bionite
If anyone wants to hear the sordid tale of the creation of Bionite, I posted a development history on our website:
Mission Cutscenes for SIngleplayer
Were working on the Missions! Here is an early look at the Hadley's Hope Mission cutscene for the Hopper. In this mission the pilot has to highjack the Hopper and... Read more
BETA REV 3 has Been Posted
Everyone check their SendOwl accounts for a new link to rev 3, i will be posting the build notes later today. if you didnt get a link from SendOwl, or... Read more
Did everyone get their SendOwl Link to the BETA?
I think we got an email sent to everyone that has a current email address (we had a few not go through because the email address was bad).
We are... Read more
Bionite Run Through Video Number 2
This is a run through video of how to play STRAT, narrated by the lead dev, LtFEED
Links are in the Email
I just got done sending out about 180 emails to backers, everyone check their inboxes for an email from SendOwl. If you didnt get an email from SendOwl, message me... Read more
Single Player BETA released
We finally got a BETA finished for Single Player with 3 maps. This version is one vs. one, against the computer, STRATEGY. I need an email address from everyone so... Read more
Alpha 4 will be going out to reviewers shortly, expect a push to backers soon. This update will include the mars map and the ability to go into single player.... Read more
Game REV# 0.003a Is Available for Download
We released REV 003A for everyone to download.
To view the build notes go to our new website: www.bionite.platoon-studios.com
Were going to post some of the backstory soon and we... Read more
Bionite: Origins Alpha v0.02 is Now Available!
The Bionite: Origins V0.02A Multiplayer Client is now available!
Please Log In and grab the latest revision from the Downloads section to continue playing on up-to-date Servers!
-... Read more
Bionite: Origins Alpha v0.01 is Now Available!
Note: Kickstarter Contributors should have received a "Welcome Email" with a Username/Password combination allowing access to Exclusive Downloads on bioniteorigins.com! If you did not receive this email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org... Read more
Project is not dead
We still work on the game everyday. We recently released a SP alpha for the PC. For regular updates please visit out facbook page. thank you. -LtF
New Main Menu Design
We have our first demo of the Main Menu:
and the Video:
we also have a forum for anyone who wants to check it out:
BIONITE: Origins re-launches on Kickstarter
We're back and we need your support!
We are just about done with the betas for the MP and SP versions of BIONITE. First mission is on Venus:... Read more
Update on our Progress
We have been working really hard at getting the Beta ready. We need to do one more Alpha then we can move on. Were planning on releasing our... Read more
Early look inside the cockpit & Q&A with Indie Game HQ!
Q&A WITH INDIE GAME HQ:
Newly launched website, Indie Game HQ -- a site that focuses on indie games, set up an interview with us. You can find a little... Read more
2nd Playable Alpha Completed & Ready For Testing!
Ok finally, this alpha is ready for testing! Unfortunately, we weren't able to get the GUI's in there this time. But, it will be in the Public Alpha 3.... Read more
BIONITE: Origins on Steam Greenlight!
Kinda cool with the similar green-planet logo thing we got going on!
Anyways, with our IndieGoGo campaign just a day away. The timing of Steam Greenlight couldn't have came at... Read more
2nd Playable Alpha 95% done, soon onto Beta Testing + More!
Don't worry, we haven't stopped working on BIONITE, in fact we've been the busiest we have ever been--sorry about the long delay.
2nd Chance at Crowd-funding!
Before we get to... Read more
BIONITE: Origins First Playable Alpha!
We apologize for the long delay guys. We've been very busy, especially project lead--John Grisnik, he's been working his ass off 24 hours a day, 7 days a week... Nah,... Read more
13 Hours To Go!
Were 13 hours from the end of our Funding Period on Kickstarter.
If you plan to Back us but have not had a chance, please, do it now!
Thanks, ... Read more
55 Hours Left
We've got 55 hours left on our Kickstarter Listing.
We really want to thank all of our Backers for supporting us.
As a reminder: If you have not backed us... Read more
Razor Hull Damage Widget
Heres a quick look at the Hull Damage Readout for the Razor. This example is to demonstrate how this HUD widget will look:
In the Game this widget gives... Read more
Spider Turret Update Video
Here it is, our last video for Kickstarter during our Funding Period. This video goes over the Spider Turret and some of the WIP gun towers in BIONITE: Origins. -John (LtFEED)... Read more
New Hovertank Video Feature!
In this feature I go over the details of the Fatty Hovertank in BIONITE. We're looking to end strong with the Kickstarter campaign so lets spread the word, more videos... Read more
Kickstarter Page Facelift!
So our Kickstarter page just got an update with some new content added as well! Some more minor changes may occur and some more content on the way! Lets keep... Read more
We made it to 200 Backers!
U-N-B-E-L-I-E-V-A-B-L-E-!-! 200 Backers!
When we first started this project, we could only hope that someday, somehow our work would get noticed, and it did!
We want to say a super-thanks... Read more
Hovertank Feature & New Target Goal
Hovertank Feature - The Razor
We have been listening to our backers so don't worry--more content is on its way!
First off though, in this feature John Grisnik goes into... Read more
We Hit Our Funding Goal!
Im really excited about how much positive response we have had to our Game!
We are really appreciative and humbled by our Backer's faith in us. We have alot of... Read more
100 Backers!/Updated Rewards
We have reached an important milestone: 100 Backers! Thank you to everyone so far for the amazing support!
Based on feedback we have seen our backers and other fans give... Read more
Kicking it into high gear!
We hit our first rough patch on Kickstarter, we're currently at $1,300 after 5 days. It's time to shake things up a bit and step up our game by spreading... Read more
New Video Featuring Dan, Talking About the Game!
Here we go guys, the long awaited video featuring Sr. Developer Dan Rhodenizer discussing BIONITE: Origins:
We reached $1000 in 3 days!
We reached our first milestone in 3 days: Getting to $1000! Thanks for the support everyone and please continue to help spread the word so we're able to make this... Read more
We've Updated our Kickstarter Page!
We did some much needed revisions to our Listing. Hopefully this will clear things up a bit :) Please post comments if you have any questions, as we are trying to... Read more
Our First 24 Hours on Kickstarter!
We are really excited to be on Kickstarter! It's a great new platform for independent developers like us. We have already reached 3% of our funding goal, and we really... Read more