Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter Now LIVE!
We’re excited to let you know that the Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter has launched. Here's the link to the new Kickstarter page:
We hope you'll join us again in the... Read more
A Preview of Our New Setting: Coming to Kickstarter in January 2015!
Here's a piece of look & feel concept art for our new setting. We'll show how it translates into Shadowrun's isometric gameplay view when our Kickstarter launches in January!
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut // Help Promote Us on Steam!
Hey guys! The Director's Cut has been out for a week and we're already off to a strong start. But we think there's a lot more RPG fans out there... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut is LIVE!!!
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut (our bigger, better and STAND ALONE release of Dragonfall) is now available!
For all of you existing Dragonfall DLC owners and Shadowrun Returns Backers, the... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut // Dev Diary #4: New Visuals & UI
This is the last of four Dev Diaries in which we discuss the new additions and improvements in Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut, a standalone release of our critically-acclaimed Dragonfall... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut // Dev Diary #3: Combat Mechanics
This is the third of four Dev Diaries in which we discuss the new additions and improvements in Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut, a standalone release of our critically-acclaimed Dragonfall... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut // Dev Diary #2: New Music!
This is the second of four Dev Diaries in which we discuss the new additions and improvements in Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut, a standalone release of our critically-acclaimed Dragonfall... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut // Official Trailer + Feature List + PAX Details
Hi guys! Mike here again. I’m excited to share with you our official trailer for Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut*. Check it out!
In addition to the new... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut Dev Diary #1: New Missions & Content
This is the first of four Dev Diaries in which we discuss the new additions and improvements in Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut, a standalone release of our critically-acclaimed... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut Details + Screenshots from GenCon!
Hello from GenCon! As promised a couple weeks ago, we’re ready to tell you more about Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut. In fact, Mitch and Jordan will be talking about... Read more
DRAGONFALL! DRAGONFALL! DRAGONFALL!
Today is the day!!
At 10am PST February 27, your Steam, GOG and Humble Store keys were officially activated. Backers and folks who bought the Collectors Edition of SRR can... Read more
Shadowrun: Dragonfall Keys Away!
We are excited to let you know that we have begun emailing Shadowrun: Dragonfall keys to all Backers and anyone who ordered the Shadowrun ReturnsCollector’s Edition from the HBS... Read more
Dragonfall Trailer, Screenshots & Release Date
We are excited to announce that the first Shadowrun Returns expansion, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, will be released on February 27, 2014at 10am PST. Tomorrow, we’ll release the official trailer... Read more
Shadowrun Returns Version 1.1.1 Released - Includes French, Spanish and Italian!
As we head toward the release of Shadowrun: Dragonfall at the end of January, we also continue to improve on, add features to, and fix bugs in ... Read more
DRM-Free Shadowrun Returns Now Available To All!
HBS is happy to announce that as of today, Shadowrun Returns is now available for Windows and Mac on GOG.com!
And please let all your friends know they can purchase... Read more
Tomorrow, we will announce the title of the new Berlin expansion, Shadowrun: Dragonfall. Along with all the details, we’ll also be unveiling the game’s logo and... Read more
We just want to send out a quick update to share some good news. Thanks to a new agreement we were able to negotiate with our partners at... Read more
We’re pleased to announced that the Linux version of Shadowrun Returnsis now available on Steam and in the Download section of your HBS account (which you’ll find here). From... Read more
Patch 1.1 and Linux now in Beta!
We thought we’d pop our heads up for just a bit and let you guys know about the latest developments for Shadowrun Returns. The big news today is... Read more
Final Hours of the Golem Arcana Kickstarter
We are in the final 2 days of our Kickstarter for Golem Arcanaand heading toward the finish line! The project is now 80% funded with about 40 hours to... Read more
When Jordan created the original world of Shadowrun, he didn’t predict that people would one day interact with that world on touch-screen computers more powerful than the one... Read more
Dev Diary – State of Berlin
Hi guys! Mike McCain here – I’m the art director for SRR, and I'm also heading up creative development of the Berlin campaign so I wanted to give everyone an... Read more
Saves, Berlin, and a Let's Play with Jordan & Mitch
Things are moving quickly here so we thought we’d quickly update you on what’s going on.
Beyond working on bug fixes, translations, Linux, and finishing the tablet versions... Read more
What’s Happening and What’s Next?
Now that the game is out, there's a ton of cool stuff happening in the world of Shadowrun Returns- both here at our office and in the... Read more
Jordan here with our last update before Shadowrun Returns gets into your hands. (Wow, I can’t believe I just typed that!)
I want to take a moment... Read more
Countdown to the Return!
It’s hard to believe that the launch of Shadowrun Returns is only 7 days away. Holy smokes! It’s been quite a marathon. Thanks for sticking with us during... Read more
Starting today, emails containing Shadowrun Returns Steam keys are going out to all Backers and HBS website Pre-order customers. This will help ensure that everyone has their keys in time... Read more
You’re cordially invited to ...
We’re really proud of the Shadowrun Returns art team and excited that they have the opportunity to show off some of their work with an art show at the Raygun... Read more
Here it is: The Official Release Date for Shadowrun Returns is July 25, 2013.
We know we’ve been saying June for some time, but now that we’ve reached this final... Read more
Chris's Dev Diary
Chris Rogers here; I head up the character art team here at HBS and with launch right around the corner I get to pull back the curtain a... Read more
Mitch’s Dev Diary - There’s Something About Decking
First, some sharing -- our air conditioning hasn’t worked for about a week. It’s currently 88 degrees in the studio (and ironically, a breezy high 60’s outside). We are melting.... Read more
What’s the Deal with DRM-free and Other Questions
Our Tuesday Kickstarter update generated many questions, particularly concerning the Steam vs. DRM-Free versions of the game. As we said, we wanted to wait until today to allow time for... Read more
The Word of the Day is. . . Information!
Here we go...
This update is full of information about Backer Rewards, distribution plans, pre-orders, and more. No sexy behind the scenes look at how we’re making the game this... Read more
Mike’s Dev Diary - Art
Mike McCain here, I head up the art team on Shadowrun Returns. The other week all of us at Harebrained were very excited (and a little nervous!) to... Read more
Deadline For Upgrading Your Backer Level
As we mentioned on March 8th, even though our Backer website isn't online yet, the volume of email requests asking to upgrade people’s Backer levels convinced Producer Brian to volunteer... Read more
Even More Late Breaking News!
There's been a lot of confusion because of a plane delay but our Daring Duo made it to the studio as originally planned and will be going on at 11am.... Read more
Late Breaking News!
Today - Thursday, March 14 at 1pm PST - Jordan and Mitch will be doing a Q&A at Gamestop that will be on Twitch TV. This is a great opportunity... Read more
Want To Upgrade Your Backer Level?
We are incredibly excited and humbled by the great response to the First Look Video we released this morning. Thank you all so very much!
Even though our account system/website... Read more
Shadowrun Returns First Look
Okay, the wait is over! Here’s what we’ve been up to for the last nine or ten months.
The Harebrained team is pleased to bring you this alpha gameplay walkthrough... Read more
Jordan's Dev Diary: Power to the People
I figured you’d seen enough of me in our update videos for awhile (maybe a lifetime) so I asked other members of Harebrained Schemes’ collection of supremely talented oddballs to... Read more
As you may know, Game Informer magazine did a big article about us in their February issue. For those of you who didn’t see it, here’s the art... Read more
Happy New Year of Shadowrun!
Hi everyone, Mitch again.
It's Awakening Day!
Hey there, everyone! Happy Awakening Day!
Even though the 6th World’s Awakening was technically (according to 80s logic) in 2011, we at Harebrained Schemes, along with our friends at... Read more
Developer Diary: Chris Kohnert
As we mentioned earlier, we’re going to continue giving you small snippets and insights into our development process on Shadowrun Returns. So this latest dev diary falls to me,... Read more
We're Thankful for YOU.
Mitch here. Hi!
It’s Thanksgiving time at Harebrained Schemes, and guess what we’re thankful for?
1) First and foremost, we’re thankful for our Backers who believed in the project when... Read more
Q&A Videos Now Available
We spent the past week or so collecting your community questions (thanks!) and got a couple of videos out of it. So here's some info and links to... Read more
Mitch and Jordan Q&A Part II
We think it's about time that we get to answering some community questions again. It's the same format as our last one-- just post your questions on the... Read more
Shadowrun Returns PAX Highlights Reel
We spent the last week or so putting together a highlights reel of Jordan and Mitch's SR:R presentation at PAX. So for those of you who weren't able... Read more
Post-PAX Post: Our First In-game Assets Revealed!
Hey guys! Hopefully, you all got a chance to see the Kotaku article that came out this weekend, but in case you haven't (or even if you have), we've posted... Read more
Concept Art and Some Sexy Jordan Quotes up on Kotaku
We're proud to announce that SR:R is currently the top story on Kotaku! Check it out to see some brand new game art. And yes-- some of it is in-game... Read more
There and... Well, Still There: a GenCon Tale by Harebrained Schemes
Thought we'd keep you in the loop about the info that was released at GenCon. For those of you who weren't able to attend, we wanted to give... Read more
"What's the Watermelon for?" Your Most Burning Questions Answered
Miss those intimate video chats from Jordan? Well, he misses you too. So much, in fact, that he and Mitch are appearing, along with Catalyst Games, to speak about Shadowrun... Read more
Shadowrun Gen Con 2012 Seminar
Wonderful news! Our very own Jordan Weisman and Mitch Gitelman have been invited to a Shadowrun panel in Gen Con 2012. Randall Bills has written a lovely, expository article about... Read more
Fluff and Smoke Part V Now Available!
Hey guys! Since you've all been really enthusiastic about wanting more updates on the Kickstarter, I thought I'd happily oblige :) As far as news goes this week, we've just... Read more
If you like Shadowrun . . .
In the spirit of sharing the love, we're excited to let you know about two new Shadowrun projects:
First, our friends at Cliffhanger Productionslaunched a Kickstarter project today. If... Read more
Renraku Skyline Wallpaper Available for Our Loved Ones
After popular demand, we're releasing this beautiful wallpaper. Feast your eyes, friends!
Shadowrun Returns Concept Art
Guess what I managed to snag from our art team? Oh, you know, just some concept art for Shadowrun Returns. . .Here’s a few “look & feel” concepts for... Read more
Shadowrun Returns Q&A with Jordan Weisman and Mitch Gitelman!
And voila: our Mitch and Jordan SRR Q&A! As most of you know, Mitch and Jordan had no idea what they were going to be asked, so all their answers... Read more
Shadowrun Returns Q&A with Jordan Weisman and Mitch Gitelman!
We know we've been being pretty quiet about what we're up to-- Shadowrun Returns wise--and we'd like to be more open with you. So here's what I was thinking (I,... Read more
Nothing but Fluff and Smoke
Hey there, guys!
The Shadowrun Returns gears are turning. The sounds of dice rolling and game mechanics mechanic-ing dance about our office with delightful frequency. Things are coming along beautifully... Read more
Here's a little game we call "Ask Jordan"
On Tuesday, May 29th @1pm PST, Jordan Weisman will be on Reddit.com for an "Ask Me Anything" session.
See you there!
And the winner is. . .
First, we want to thank everyone for your support, your patience and your interesting debates on the shadowrun.com forums. It was great to listen to y'all discuss why you voted for the city... Read more
Second Survey Away!
The difference between BERLIN and HONG KONG was less than 1%!!!
So. . . IT'S A RUN-OFF!!!
A run-off survey was just sent to backers. We'll announce the results Monday,... Read more
It's a Horse Race!
Almost the minute our Second City Backer's Survey went out, we began receiving responses. Within the first 2 minutes, we hit almost 500 votes!
It's been fun refreshing the... Read more
As promised, we sent our Second City Survey via email to our Kickstarter and PayPal backers today. We thought everyone would like to see which cities appeared on... Read more
May Day! (Not mayday.)
It’s May! It’s May!
And it’s also the official kickoff of Shadowrun Returns.
While the majority of the team bug-fixes, tunes, and polishes our new game, Strikefleet Omega,... Read more
"We really shook the pillars of heaven, didn't we Wang?"
Including PayPal, our final total is $1,895,772!!!
A-freaking-mazing! Wowsers! Bibbidy-bobbidy-boo!
We are so happy to be associated with such a wonderful community.
Backers, we'll hold our Second City Survey... Read more
Countdown to a Happy Dance
Impressive push! Go, go, go!
There's some cool tweeting going on out there! Wil Wheaton gave us a shout out and we see folks tweeting Felicia Day, Nathan... Read more
The Home Stretch!
You people are AWESOME !
We sincerely hope that you enjoy kicking the drek out things as Physical Adapts - because you have totally nailed that goal.
There's 15 hours... Read more
Since we’re sharing. . .
Holy cow! You're killing it! Keep up the momentum!
With just one day left on the Shadowrun ReturnsKickstarter, the energy you’re projecting into our little closet is... Read more
You did it! $1.5 million dollars! Phenomenal!!!
And do we have one little stretch goal left? You bet! And it was your idea.
In this video, Jordan tells you... Read more
The Music of the Night
There are only 4 days left in our Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter! 4 days!!!
The outpouring of support for this project has been phenomenal and we deeply appreciate all of your... Read more
Did Someone Say "Digital-Only Reward Level"?
You did! And we heard you! And here it is!
THE ALL-DIGITAL REWARD BUNDLE
This reward bundle is completely independentof all other reward levels, does not include any previous... Read more
A Little Fireside Chat
Last week we announced that if our funding hit $1.5m, we’ll create a special story, just for backers, that connects the plots in the SNES and Sega Shadowrun games.... Read more
Achievement Unlocked: 1,000,000 pts.
We didn’t expect to be posting this so soon! And it's sunny in Seattle!
Our heartfelt thanks go out to you.
In this video, Jordan talks about what’s... Read more
Wherein Our Heroes Learn of a New Reward
Let’s start with a hearty “thanks” to the MANY fine companies and individuals writing in about composing, translating, porting, marketing, hiring, volunteering and more. We appreciate your action-oriented proactivity and... Read more
Where’s the Linux love?
It’s obvious that there are a lot of very passionate fans out there who are clamoring for Linux support, and we would love to be able to include everyone in ... Read more
Wow (again) and Stretch Goals
Let’s get this right out of the way—your extended backing has already enabled us to add the following to Shadowrun Returns:
- Mac version – available for everyone and... Read more
You did it! Holy cats!
Wow, that was incredible.
From the bottom of our hearts, we'd like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has backed us so far. If we weren't working our... Read more
A very deep and sincere THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed to Shadowrun Returns so far. This has made for an interesting day, to be sure.
Here's a quick... Read more