Precursor Games launches $1.5 million crowdfunding campaign
May 7, 2013 in Videogame industry
Hamilton, Ontario â€“ May 6th 2013 â€“ Precursor Games today unveils its debut project Shadow of the Eternals. Developed by the creators of the critically acclaimed Eternal Darkness: Sanityâ€™s Requiem, Shadow of the Eternals is an episodic action/adventure game that is likely to gain the attention of gamers everywhere.
Featuring an ensemble cast, Shadow of the Eternals will span over 2500 years of human history. Players will question their own perception of reality as progress through this mind-altering psychological horror. The Pilot Episode is slated for release Q3 2014 on the Nintendo Wii U and PC.
The emerging studio is taking crowdfunding to the next level by giving the community the ability to contribute content to the game. Precursor Games has also revealed a campaign video and rewards tier system to go with their 1.5 million dollar goal, including pre-orders, various merchandise, and having their contributorsâ€™ names featured in the credits.
â€śPrecursor Games intends to leave no stone unturned in order to create an unparalleled experience for gamersâ€ť, said Paul Caporicci, CEO of Precursor Games. â€śWe have a talented team, incredible technology with CryENGINE and a new business model where we directly integrate the fan base into the development process, allowing for new possibilities and game direction. We are very excited to see where this new direction leads.â€ť
The Shadow of the Eternals crowd-funding campaign is can be found at www.ShadowOfTheEternals.com
About Precursor Games:
Founded in July of 2012, Precursor Games is comprised of veteran game developers with over 20 years of experience. Precursor Games is an agile, efficient, multi-disciplinary, and collaborative company dedicated to community participation. It is looking to change the way games are made in an ever-changing industry by taking advantage of the emergence of digital distribution, episodic content and community-driven crowdfunding.
Crowdfunding Campaign Video
IGN First Look