Awakened developer releases Unreal Engine 4 tech demo as Kickstarter clock ticks down

Awakened developer Phosphor Games released an Unreal Engine 4 tech demo from the game yesterday, with the project's Kickstarter campaign nearing its end. The tech demo shows off Phosphor's concepts for Awakened in three segments. The first focuses on the biology of superpowers; the second illustrates the in-game appearance of those abilities, as built in Unreal Engine 4; and the third features pieces of clothing and accessories for the outfits in Awakened's create-your-own-superhero mode. But Awakened's success on Kickstarter seems unlikely at this point: The campaign ends in less than five days, at 10:40 a.m ET on March 6, and Phosphor needs to pull in nearly $288,000 — more than 57 percent of of its $500,000 goal — by then. Phosphor launched Awakened's Kickstarter drive in early...


Project Awakened Kickstarter update video shows off modding possibilities

Project Awakened, Phosphor Games' upcoming PC open-world action title which is seeking Kickstarter funding, will feature a robust modding system which is the focus of a trailer the developer released today. Using modding tools for the hero, enemies, powers and environment, players are capable of crafting any kind of world they see fit. Examples in the video include a sword-and-sorcery fantasy title, a military third-person shooter, a bizarre take on the Mario franchise, and even a reference to Genji: Days of the Blade's infamous "Giant Enemy Crab" sequence. Check out the video above. Project Awakened has 12 days left to meet its $500,000 goal on Kickstarter, and currently sits at a little over $178,000.


Project Awakened superhero sim moves to Steam Greenlight, details character customization

Superhero simulation game Project Awakened launched a campaign on Steam Greenlight earlier this week, aiming for publication on Steam through Valve's program. Developer Phosphor Games' wants players to "craft the videogame character of your dreams" in Awakened, offering a score of customization options ranging from unique superhero abilities to cosmetic details. The developer released a video, posted above, showing a more in-depth look at the prototype for the character creator. Among the options for decking out your avatar are costumes based on existing popular superheroes, as well as outfits crafted to look like Link, Devil May Cry's Dante and Cloud from Final Fantasy 7. The video also shows several abilities Phosphor has currently programmed into the game, included enhanced...

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