Dynamic Weather + Save System + Dev Blog Updates
Today's update is a big one and represents the progress made since our last update in August -- and the team has been busy! You ready? Course you're... Read more
Community Manager Update + New Screenshots
My name's Rollin, and I'm going to be filling in for Ben and the rest of the team as Community Manager for this here video game. They're... Read more
It has been awhile since I updated you on our progress. Unfortunately, shortly before the playable build was completed our lead software engineer Rob Williams decided to exit the project.... Read more
Kitaru Beta Now Available!
After an incredibly long wait, we finally have the first playable version available to dev blog subscribers.
Use the subscriber username and password at devblog.kitaru.net to access the beta download link.
Super Bowl commercial
Click the link & vote 5 stars on our Super Bowl commercial entry & help us win 1 MILLION DOLLARS (Continuing to help fund Kitaru and projects like it!!)
Models... Read more
Watch more gameplay footage from the upcoming beta release of Kitaru!
And check out the first strip in our upcoming run of Kitaru comics.
September Playthrough feat. La Royo, Lake Jabu
In this new update video, Ben answers a few of your questions and plays through parts of La Royo and Lake Jabu. In this video we've decided to just show... Read more
Hey guys as we get ready for a new update video, we would like your input. What do you want to see, what questions do you have? Please comment here... Read more
NEW STORES AND CREATURES
Here are two new stores that our producer Lisa Palenica, put together. The first is a toy store, and the second is an ice cream parlor named Blumpkins. We also... Read more
First Level Preview and New Enemy
Check out this preview video showing excerpts from a playthrough of Akai's first mission.
Also, here are some images of a new enemy, a decaying Endignu named 'Tine', as... Read more
Kitaru Sound Track App
The Kitaru sound track app has been officially launched, and is positioned domestically and internationally for purchase. To our lucky backers who's rewards included downloadable music, you will get a... Read more
Happy Valentine's Day from Aoineko
Here's some new in-game footage from levels currently in progress. The background music is a song we did last month called "Runaway" for the game. Dev Blog subscribers can get... Read more
Kitaru Prizes and In-Game Footage Sneak Peek
Hey everybody. For those of you who've already messaged with your desired shipping address and shirt size, expect your package VERY soon. As for the rest of you, please send... Read more
Kitaru Development Update:
Your support through Kickstarter has been invaluable to our team as we create the game of our dreams. I was really hoping that we could get everything... Read more
Devblog Members: New Access to the Kitaru GDD!
If you are a devblog member there is a new link up with exclusive access to the live Kitaru Game Design Document (!). Check it out and give us your... Read more
Kitaru Alpha Preview and Music Download
Hey everybody, just a quick update to let you know that our devblog and youtube channels have been updated with a new preview video! Devblog members also get 3 soundtrack... Read more
Kitaru: Level design complete!
For those of you keeping up with our dev blog, exciting things right around the corner. The battle systems are up and being tweaked, and shortly we will... Read more
Stretch Goal Achieved!
What an exciting weekend! If you missed our final 3 hour countdown, the spreecast archive is available here. What it lacks in production level it makes up for in... fake... Read more
Final Update: Four Hours to Go!
We just added a special $20 Tier to celebrate the end of the campaign. It and sequential tiers will now offer you a SECOND exclusive ingame item as our thank... Read more
Live Webcast Sunday 6pm PST: Kitaru Countdown
Hey everybody. It's down to the wire now! We'll be webcasting LIVEfor the final three hours of our campaign as we try to reach our stretch goals. We hope... Read more
Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt thank you for supporting Kitaru!
We just wanted to formally thank ALL of you who have supported, donated, spread traffic to our page- thank you all for your help, as we could not have... Read more
WE DID IT!! Level Design Process + T-Shirt Designs
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SUPPORTERS
We wouldn't be here without you. For believing in our game you are making our dreams come true. Our number one... Read more
Well, we were hoping to wait until we reached our goal, but it's crunch time and we wanted you all to know about the exciting features that we will add... Read more
Team Interview: Francesco Puccini + Mocap Behind the Scenes
Here's an outtake from our last motion capture shoot at Motion Analysis Studios in Santa Monica feat. Dan Spalding and Lorren Rebstock. It was pretty amazing that Ben (as director)... Read more
Kitaru Trailer Voice-Over Outtakes
Here is a special (NSFW) treat for our supporters, to start off your weekend on a good note, the behind the scenes of Mr. Canary doing the voice over... Read more
A special thank you REWARD for our backers!!!
As a special thank you to all of our backers we have made an adjustment with two of our rewards to show you our appreciation for helping us come this... Read more
Active Time Battle System Preview
Rob and Juan have been hard at work coding the new battle system while Ben has been animating its characters and designing the UI. We hope you enjoy this exclusive... Read more
Level Design Interview: Danny Escoto
In this video, Danny discusses two of the levels currently in progress and his approach to creative game design.
Kitaru reaches 10k! +Preview of New Levels
Hey everybody. Thank you all so much for your pledges. I am delighted to report that we've already reached 10k and are almost halfway to our goal!! We've been hard... Read more
Day One Update, Interview & Exploration Gameplay Preview
I'm delighted to report that within the first day we have already raised over $3,000! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your pledges. You guys are... Read more