Calm times and continued rewards
Hey, everyone! Things have mostly steadied out...thank goodness. = D We were at GDC last week, and got some rest over the weekend, to boot.
In terms of the game,... Read more
And The Storm Settles (Slightly)
My apologies for the relatively lack of communication...the sheer and absolute pressure of a launch, especially one with some bugs to iron out, is absolutely absurd. I'd like... Read more
DRM-Free Build Coming Tonight
We love Humble, but we hear you: you need your game, and you need it now.
We will be putting up a private link of our game tonight (albeit, late... Read more
New Build Pushed, True Launch in 4 Hours!
Not sure I've ever been this exhausted. Whew.
A new build has been pushed with a lot of stability updates...hopefully the voice controls should stay much more consistent, and a... Read more
New Build Uploaded!
Hey, guys! Working around the clock to smooth everything out...even so, everyone has been *very* positive and supportive. We appreciate everything you guys are doing for us, and it's our... Read more
Release REALLY imminent
Hold on to your butts, we're LESS THAN TWENTY FOUR HOURS AWAY FROM BACKER LAUNCH!!!!!!!11111zomg
I'm posting this now because I will, unfortunately, be unavailable tomorrow at the exact... Read more
Things are crazy. We're six days away! SIX! After years of seemingly endless, insane work! We're freaking out, but it's cool, only a little.
So here's what's going on. We've... Read more
Four weeks left! Soundtrack preview!
Not much of an update here, because we're all working like crazy. Four weeks! Even less for you guys, technically, since you're getting the game a couple days earlier!
We'll... Read more
Release Date Announcement! Woohoo!
It's been a long, long road, folks! But the finish line is in sight. We have an official release date! There Came an Echo will be releasing on
February 24th,... Read more
Announcement of an Announcement
Yeah, those are pretty lame in general, but just wanted to make sure you guys didn't think we forgot about you. ;)
We're talking to our partners at Valve and... Read more
Road to Release
Well, I guess the entire development process is the "road to release", but, you know, semantics.
We've put up a giant checklist on the board of literally every thing that... Read more
Insane new trailer! WATCH!
I know, that was a little more forceful than we normally are. BUT SERIOUSLY WATCH IT. You know There Came an Echo used to look like this?
Now it looks... Read more
Well, it cost us some HP (we need to eat turkey to replenish), but we did it...There Came an Echo is now fully in beta state. What does this mean?... Read more
Steam Integration Begins!
Hey, all! As soon as beta is done on November 5th, we're going into full QA mode. To facilitate this process, we've begun Steam integration!
All PC gamers know about... Read more
Alpha Status Attained!
OH MAN WE'RE IN ALPHA.
After some incredible hard work from our team, There Came an Echo is officially playable from start to finish! Cutscenes and textures and voiceover and... Read more
War Room Gameplay Video!
War Room is done. = D And as promised, here's an extended look at some gameplay!
Like, whoa, right?
In addition, we're giving away an Oculus Rift Dev Kit... Read more
The "War Room" and approaching alpha completion!
Hello, o' patient backers!
Quick update on general alpha status: we've got eight of ten missions in either completed or mostly completed status. Our deadline is coming up soon, and... Read more
May Update - On the Road to Alpha
Hello, humans and other sentient denizens of the planet! (What? You thought you were the only ones?)
We're drumming away on our road to a full Alpha, which basically means... Read more
Hey, backers! Sitting in the airport, waiting for our flight to take us all home to our warm, soft beds. (It's kind of all we can talk about at the... Read more
First trailer unveiled!
I'm literally sitting in our booth at PAX East RIGHT NOW! But I have internet, and I have news.
Check out the very first trailer for There Came an Echo,... Read more
The Good News Cometh
Okay, this is an extremely significant update. All backers are encouraged to read the post very carefully and then shout hilarious things at random in the comments.
We're proud to... Read more
The road to Unity, another new addition, and T-Shirts arriving soon!
We have another addition to the team to announce...our 3-D modeler and texture artist, Juan Gil. Juan has done work on the Twisted Metal series and, recently, Call... Read more
Back from GDC!
Hey, everyone! Sorry for the time since last update...the Game Developer's Conference was quite the show. All updates from this point forward will be for backers only.
We took meetings... Read more
The Day After
First off, another thank you to all our backers. If you couldn't check out the livestream party, you can relive the glory here: http://www.twitch.tv/iridiumstudios/b/380461233 Thanks to everyone that... Read more
There Came a Kickstarter
And there it went.
What a fantastic finish. Thank you to backers new and old, everyone who helped us reach our seemingly-out-of-reach first stretch goal. That was an incredible outpouring... Read more
Last second sample track from Jimmy Hinson!
Hey, you guys pushing toward that first stretch goal? Jimmy Hinson just came through with a last second bit of sample work to be included in There Came an Echo!... Read more
Party Time! Tune in!
It's party time, folks! Tune in and watch us eat delicious things at www.twitch.tv/iridiumstudios!
You should tune in. It's a party. Those are fun to watch, and let's be real...no... Read more
Less than 24 hours to go!
We're entering the final countdown (cue theme music and magic show by Job)! The outrush of support in the last couple days has been nothing short of remarkable.... Read more
PayPal is live!
We're zooming on past our goal at a pretty rapid rate. At this point, the first 115k stretch goal isn't out of reach! Keep on sharing for these... Read more
WE DID IT!
Thanks to a late push from our buddies at Kotaku and Mr. Wheaton himself, WE DID IT! If you'd like to keep sharing, by all means...there's still a... Read more
Programming updates and character design!
Happy St. Patrick's Day, everybody!
We've got three days and change left, and we have around 6k to go. Based on a bunch of boring math, we should come out... Read more
The Final Week! (And a party!)
We're entering the final week of our campaign, and we're almost there! We've exceeded $77,000, an incredible amount. Still, we've got a significant gap to bridge, and we... Read more
PayPal and Story Time
Thanks to a nice push in the last couple days, we're now over 75% of the way there. With some continued support and a nice final day... Read more
Final Microgoal Released and Two Thirds There!
Late last night, we exceeded the requirement for the final microgoal, 60k! This puts us over the two-thirds mark as well, which is amazing. Thank you guys so much for... Read more
Sixty Percent and Hiring!
A few days ago we passed an interesting numerical milestone...$54,000, or the 60% mark. According to Kickstarter stats, over 97.5% of all Kickstarter projects that reach this mark... Read more
Stretch Goal Restructure and Reveal!
First off, we'd just like to thank you for your incredible support throughout the project thus far...we're already at 58% funding! We do want to encourage you to... Read more
Accent/Foreign Language Recognition Video!
So, here it is! We know a lot of you have been a little reticent about voice controls, especially for those of you for whom English is not a first... Read more
Alive and Kicking show is live, and our first Stretch Goal revealed!
Hey, guys! We're about to go live on the Alive and Kicking show, hosted by Bumblebee Games...you can check out the action here! There's a live chat, so feel free... Read more
AMA Time, and Halfway There!
Cue the Bon Jovi music!
We're officially 50% (rounding is acceptable) there, and in only five days' time! THANK YOU SO MUCH!There's always a big push right at the... Read more
Ask-Me-Anything, Alive and Kicking, and Accents!
So, the initial press rush has died down, and it's time to take things into our own hands. There Came an Echo has been mentioned at Joystiq, Gamasutra,... Read more
Update #4: Microgoal 2 and an ARG Hint!
Hey, everyone! We officially just passed $40,000 in pledges! Incredible! Only three days and change into a thirty day campaign.
In any case, 40k means Microgoal 2...the second of two... Read more
Update #3: DRM-free Copies, New Reward Tier, and Aliasing Video!
In less than 36 hours, we've already obtained over 36% of our final goal! The incredible support is making us very warm and fuzzy, so we've decided to... Read more
Update #2: Microgoal 1!
Sorry for the quick updates...they'll be a little farther apart in the future!
So, we just hit $20,000 in under twenty-four hours, which is unbelievable. Thank all of you... Read more
Update #1: The First Day!
Hey, TCAE backers!
We're thrilled to have already made nearly $13,000 in our first eleven hours, one in which we expected to do considerably less, considering the holiday. And we... Read more