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  • Blog Post: Harebrained Schemes Is Taking Another Shadowrun At Kickstarter Funding

    In an update sent to Shadowrun Returns backers, developer Harebrained Schemes has teased more coming in the cyberpunk universe. The success of the first title is luring the company back to the crowdfunding scene. The update to backers is very brief, “Shadowrun returns to Kickstarter January 2015... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Returns Dragonfall Expansion Gets Stand Alone “Director’s Cut” Release

    Harebrained Schemes announced in a recent Kickstarter Update that the expansion to their Kickstarted RPG Shadowrun Returns, Dragonfall, will be getting its own “Director’s Cut” stand-alone release this September. This extended version of Dragonfall will feature as-of-yet unannounced... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 4/11/2014

    Sections of the office are still entranced by Dark Souls II, but with Game Informer’s official Dark Soul’s guru Daniel Tack at PAX East this weekend, how much success will they have? Probably not much, but at least the weather is finally nice enough where real life is no longing mimicking... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 3/7/14

    A good section of the office's weekend plans include playing Thief and South Park: The Stick of Truth – probably also as a thief. This office might not be the safest…What games are you spending some time with this weekend? Kim Wallace : I have some review games I'm finishing up,... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 2/28/14

    Another week has passed and even though it’s almost March, here in Minnesota, spring seems no closer. I don’t remember what warm feels like in all honesty. What is a good way to pass the time when it’s too cold outside? Video games of course. Here’s what we're thinking this... More
  • Blog Post: Steam Sale Day 5: Hack, Slash, Shoot, Loot, and Survive

    The Steam Holiday Sale trucks on into day five with a new batch of discounts. As usual, if you see one game in a series on daily deal, you can probably find its franchise-mates for lower-than-normal prices. Here’s what’s available for the next two days: Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs - $9.99... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Returns Now Available On iOS And Android

    Fulfilling its promise to bring Shadowrun to mobile devices, Harebrained Schemes has announced the title's availability on iOS and Android tablets. The features are slightly slimmed from the Steam release, but that's to be expected. The tablet iteration of the title does not include the editor... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Returns DLC Delayed To January

    The Berlin DLC for Shadowrun Returns was originally scheduled to release in October. However, developer Harebrained Schemes announced that the add-on won't be out until January 2014 – but it's going to be better due to the delay. Expanding the scope of the Berlin content is the reason for... More
  • Blog Post: 'Stretch Goals Muddy The Waters' Warns Kickstarter Co-Founder

    Kickstarter has been slowly tightening up its guidance to project managers and potential backers. Last year, we saw the funding platform institute a "risks and challenges" section to spur realistic thinking about potential stumbling blocks. Now the organization has issued a warning about stretch... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Successfully Funded Kickstarter Are You Most Excited About?

    Some of the high-profile gaming-oriented Kickstarter projects are on the horizon. Which one are you desperately waiting for? In the last few years, Kickstarter has become a big part of the gaming industry, as numerous developers look to their fans to fund projects instead of a traditional publisher model... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Returns Next Month, Entire Campaign Can Be Edited

    Harebrained Schemes announced today the release date of its Kickstarter-funded Shadowrun Returns. The title, which soared to over $1.8 million in funding (more than four times the goal), features a complete single-player, tactical RPG campaign. Additionally, modification tools will ship with the title... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Set To Return In June With Steam Workshop Support

    Man, magic, and machine will come together this June as Harebrained Schemes' Shadowrun Returns will make its debut on Steam. It's not too late to pre-order the collector's edition, which includes a nifty dog tag-shaped USB drive. You'll need to get those orders in before April 28, though... More
  • Blog Post: More Than $100 Million Donated To Kickstarter Games

    Funding games through Kickstarter is an increasingly popular path for developers, and the money trail proves the viability of the approach. A recent report provided by Kickstarter highlights just how much money people are giving away to help these new games see the light of day. A hefty $107.6 million... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out Alpha Gameplay Footage For Shadowrun Returns

    After delaying the release of the Kickstarter-funded Shadowrun Returns to May or June this year, Harebrained Schemes is releasing the first official gameplay footage for Shadowrun Returns: Alpha. When Shadowrun Returns came about on Kickstarter , it was seeking $400,000. Harebrained Schemes successfully... More
  • Blog Post: Preorder Shadowrun Returns For Fun Extras

    If you’re excited about the upcoming strategy/RPG, it’s worth checking out the cool bonuses you can get by preordering from the developer. If your interest in Shadowrun Returns was stoked by our recent story about the game’s archetypes , then you should check out Harebrained Schemes’... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Returns In Kickstarter Campaign

    Update 2 : The Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter raised a total of $1.8 million. Developer Harebrained Schemes posted a video thanking its backers for supporting the project. ------------------------------------ Update : In less than a day, the project has already reached its goal of $400,000. ---------... More
  • Blog Post: Shadowrun Kickstarter Adds Special Incentive For Hitting $1.5 Million

    The Kickstarter campaign for Shadowrun Returns has moved well beyond its $400,000 goal, but if fans can get the investment amount up just a little bit higher, backers will get access to a special mission that links back to the original 16-bit games. You can check out more details about the new backer... More
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